We all struggle to keep up with social media and the changes that seem to happen overnight. I feel how frustrating and confusing it can be, you wake up, check your phone, and realize that there’s a new change and you may have to change your strategy.
This process can be tiring pretty quickly, and yet too important for us entrepreneurs to let go. Whether it’s a tiny update or huge news (such as the launch of IG Reels), it influences our marketing strategy. Imagine the opportunities if we could keep up with the ever-changing social platforms? Brand awareness, engagements, leads, and more! That’s only the tip of the iceberg.
How to Keep Up With Social Media
Social media can be both a blessing and a curse. It’s a great way to stay connected with others, share your life, and access the latest news and information. However, it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the new content, trends, and conversations.
This blog post will explore the challenges of staying up-to-date on social media and provide some tips to make it easier.
Subscribe to Trustworthy Social Media Sites
A hassle-free way to keep you in the loop, so you don’t miss anything! If there’s a new feature or trend, it will definitely be written about in detail on these blogs, and you’ll get notified too.
Or you could use an RSS Reader like Feedly to stay on top of these news sites.
Get News Direct from the Source
Well, there’s nothing more straightforward than this. Most updates or improvements are on Newsrooms or company blogs. I think this is the best way to get official news from social publishers themselves. Instead of wasting precious time scouring the web, it would only take at least 15 minutes every week to sift through the content.
Make Some Social Media-Savvy Friends
Social media is a lively platform, and you’ll most likely rub elbows with socially inclined people. Don’t be afraid to start a conversation, follow them on different social platforms, and ask them for advice. As they often share their thoughts on their accounts, search for a club or community that you can join.
Listen to Podcasts
There are many podcasts out there that tackle social news, trends, and updates. It is an easy way to know what’s going on and off the internet. One of the best things about it is you can listen to them while on your commute, buying groceries, or working out!
Social media is an ever-evolving landscape, and keeping up with the latest trends and technologies can be a challenge. To make this easier, try breaking it down into manageable chunks. Start by focusing on a few key platforms that you want to keep up with, rather than trying to keep up with everything all at once. You can also use tools like RSS readers, news aggregators, and social media dashboards to help you stay on top of the latest developments. Finally, take some time to research industry trends and best practices to ensure you’re making the most of your time. With a little bit of effort, you can stay up to date with the latest changes and developments in the social media world.
I know you have heard this, but it’s true. More heads are better than one, especially if you want to keep up with the dynamic social media realm. More often than not, entrepreneurs find their business growth outpaces them, and it can leave a long list of to-do. I know how tempting it is to try and tackle everything. But this can hinder business growth!
If you have people that can help you with your social media, you’ll have more time to be more productive. Remember, you’re a business owner; you’re not a social media strategist. Why not leave it to the experts?
How do you keep up with social media?
About the Author
Janine Kelbach RNC-OB
Janine is a Registered Nurse since 2006, specializing in labor and delivery. She still works at the bedside, as needed. She built Write RN back in 2015 when she started as a freelance writer.
Over the years, and many clients later, she studied marketing, grew her marketing skills, her portfolio (over 200+ pieces), and her business to the agency it is today.
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