FABLOW AgriLife Issue 27 - Page 25

DO: BE YOURSELF

When you’re in full business mode, you may take yourself a little too serious. Forgo the seriousness and just be yourself! Chances are, your followers will appreciate that more than you trying to keep up false energy.

DO: LEAVE THOUGHTFUL COMMENTS

In today’s world, social media can be full of negativity. People are being bashed by others they don’t know, simply because they’re behind a screen.

Bring light to someone else’s day by leaving thoughtful comments. If you really like their shirt or the way they style their hair, say so! It doesn’t matter if you’re a business or a blogger, everyone can benefit from a nice compliment.

DO: TAKE A BREAK FROM TIME TO TIME

It’s no doubt that social media can be mentally draining. Seeing everyone’s profiles and what they’re doing with their lives can have us feeling somber about ours. Before you hit that slump, take a break. For a day, don’t open the Instagram App and log off of Facebook. Or, do a week-long digital detox.

Just because you’re a business owner or a blogger doesn’t mean you can’t take a break. Trust me, your followers will understand. If they don’t, then they’re not the followers for you.

DON’T: FORGET TO HAVE FUN

While social media has a side of professionalism nowadays, it’s important to still have fun! Don’t be afraid to share funny moments that happened behind the scenes or share a photo or video that made you laugh until you cried.

People want to know there’s a human behind the computer. After all, I said it once and I’ll say it again—social media is for being social! Get to know those who are following you and spending their time liking and sharing your content.