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Do you beleve that social Media takes up too much time for your everyday person? How much Social Media do you use a day?

Lauren Kay
Tenn. St. Univ.
#media #social
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    I used to use social media, or facebook, twitter, deviantart and the one with all ot the images, (can't remember it off hand).

    But after 6 months of posting all of my new flyers, that traffic was at trickle levels and it was a complete waste of time.

    Also tried writing articles, but similar result.

    About the only ones that use SM, effectively are the ones that got a big boost initially, (got handpicked and got a free run of a giant list).

    They tend to rave about how effective Pinterest, etc (remembered it) are, but for most of us, next to useless.

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  • Profile picture of the author Adam Leech
    Usually, the only time I'm on social is running ads or using it for work. For personal use, I'm on it 15-30 minutes a week.
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  • Profile picture of the author John47
    I suppose it depends what your niche is but social media
    such as Pinterest and Instagram has proven very successful
    for many marketers and also offline small businesses use
    these platforms to generate local customers for their business.
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by John47 View Post

      I suppose it depends what your niche is but social media
      such as Pinterest and Instagram has proven very successful
      for many marketers and also offline small businesses use
      these platforms to generate local customers for their business.
      Very successful, lol, l have tried it on a website about games that l worked on for years, with crap results, same goes for flyers, (l should have done well with Pinterest, since it is visual) but same trickle and crap results.

      Examples speak louder than words.

      PS if l built tactical nukes, no doubt l would say how great they are, and wouldn't mention the red button.
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  • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
    Note to Mods: Isabella approved this thread for the OT section. There's no indication the OP is talking about using social media for business purposes.

    Thank you. Please carry on...
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    Originally Posted by lpowel13 View Post

    Do you beleve that social Media takes up too much time for your everyday person? How much Social Media do you use a day?

    Lauren Kay
    Tenn. St. Univ.
    here is my typical type of response ..what do you consider social media.. i limit my arguing in text with total strangers to forum posts .. as i can disagree with pretty much everyone here ..have a multi post exchange.. and not have it disappear like on facebook or youtube ..

    and i have no desire to watch you tubes or listen to podcasts , or read vlogs i don't like and think are crap .. just so i can then spend a few days arguing in comments about what trash the video or the multiple videos i watched from someone where ..

    here are the limits of my mentioning politics..i purged my face friends list of people who where posting way to much pro trump or anti trump posts last year..and purge new people who go there .. which keep my face book friends list pretty short ..
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  • Profile picture of the author affmarketer101
    Please don't blame to social media. Please blame to people,to users who are taking time on social media.
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  • Profile picture of the author dylansmith22
    For personal use, I'm on Instagram for just 20-30 mins. But for business use, usually engage more time liking, commenting.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jessica Ambos
    Yes, I believe so too. On average, maybe about 4 to 5 hours a day but these days I'm only using messenger on Facebook. Not too much browsing and being too nosy on other people's lives anymore. I try to stay away from it as much as I can because I don't want it to take up too much of my time let alone be bothered by other people's problems.
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  • Profile picture of the author marketingguy13
    I believe that yes, a lot of people use social media too much and not realizing what is truly going on through their own eyes. Now if you can manage your usage and balance then I think social media can be a huge benefit for networking and friendships.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brian Bozarth
    I am an addicted work user: 4-6 hours per day.
    For personal use: 5 minutes a week.
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  • Profile picture of the author radu
    Originally Posted by lpowel13 View Post

    Do you beleve that social Media takes up too much time for your everyday person? How much Social Media do you use a day?

    Lauren Kay
    Tenn. St. Univ.
    Definitely..the people are addicted to all kind of different apps and networks..I personally use social media for a couple of hours each day but I have days when I spend half of the day just browsing on different platforms and searching for stuff
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  • TBH, if I didn't have to do social media for wok, I'd be happy to do without. Maybe I'm just old, hehehe
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    I spend less and less time on social these days only because I am huge on creating in certain spots I own, and spots my blogging buddies own. AKA, our self-hosted Wordpress blogs. Social can be beneficial if you hang in the right spots and speak to your target market.

    Ryan
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  • Profile picture of the author anex4real
    6 to 7 hours a day.
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  • Profile picture of the author efusionworld1
    Social media is a catch-all term for a variety of internet applications that allow users to create content and interact with each other.
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  • Profile picture of the author ClaudiaBrunson
    I suppose it Depends upon what your niche is but social media

    Like Pinterest and Instagram has proven quite successful For many entrepreneurs and also offline businesses use These platforms to generate local clients.
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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    is warrior forum social media?
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    • Profile picture of the author yukon
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      Originally Posted by hardraysnight View Post

      is warrior forum social media?
      Forums are the OG of social media,
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      • Profile picture of the author Odahh
        Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        Forums are the OG of social media,
        anywhere on the internet people feel they can get away with saying nasty stuff to people that would get them beat up shot or stabbed if they where standing in front of the person they are saying what they are saying to.. qualifies as "social"media ..


        When i was in Vegas as a street performer some drunk drunk guy came out of a casino and said some nasty threats to a homeless woman.. the second he turned away she stabbed him to death ..and she was out walking around a few month later ..

        the second amendment follows the first amendment in the US constitution ..and a few of the early leaders of the US shot and killed each other for offencive stuff the other said .
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      • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
        Originally Posted by yukon View Post

        Forums are the OG of social media,
        according to the dictionary pf internet slang, OG means original gangster or old git

        i wonder which one is intended here
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  • Profile picture of the author Moloove
    It's really like that. I always start my day reading Tweeter and checking my Instagram account. But when I'm without Internet or phone I feel myself quite comfortable. The only thing that annoys is other people that always into their phones
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    • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
      Originally Posted by Moloove View Post

      I always start my day reading Tweeter
      Is that any thing like twitter
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  • Profile picture of the author Prakashm
    I like social media platform because i always all social sites active and sharing information.It helps to increase traffic on search engine and website to promote and products.
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    How much Social Media do you use a day?
    For personal use...zero. Unless you count WF, then 2-3 minutes.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by efusionworld1 View Post

    Social media is a catch-all term for a variety of internet applications that allow users to create content and interact with each other.
    Originally Posted by ClaudiaBrunson View Post

    I suppose it Depends upon what your niche is but social media

    Like Pinterest and Instagram has proven quite successful For many entrepreneurs and also offline businesses use These platforms to generate local clients.
    Originally Posted by hardraysnight View Post

    is warrior forum social media?
    I will hang myself if it is!

    Sffft, and we wonder why so many are not successful here!

    I think that we need a "Experienced Warriors Only section"?

    And a minibar?

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  • Profile picture of the author JRC123
    I have a love-hate relationship with social media. Like others have said, it can be great for businesses to expand their audience, but for personal use, I can definitely get caught up in it and spend too much time on there. I think it's all about finding that balance, making sure that you limit your time on social media to an appropriate amount.
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  • Profile picture of the author toysoldier80
    I think social media is great when you are able to use paid marketing methods. I think you are correct that it takes up to much time when done manually, but if you have the financial support to do paid marketing campaigns than it could be a tremendous asset for your business.

    So many businesses are on auto-pilot as a result of the paid marketing options available on social media. You just have to research the demographics and locations that will work best for all of your campaigns. This will take some time but after the research is done it's just a matter of a few clicks to get your campaigns started.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dr3a
    I'm on WF everyday almost, and could spend 2-3 hours just looking at information and reading and commenting,
    For Personal Use, Na....why?....Like anybody really cares...and I don't care what others are doing anyways...
    I try to utilize my time effectively...
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