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Why Every Blogger Must Keep Up with Social Media Accounts Daily

Why Bloggers Must Man Their  Social Media Accounts DailyYou have the social media accounts setup, right?

Are you using them for personal, business or work?

But if you ain’t using for any thing? Why not please…??

Let me tell you something…

Social media world is a big fish or a sea or better say an ocean. Authoritative and non-authoritative, influential and non-influential, celebrities and common persons, CEOs and housewives, doctors and nurses, youngsters and new-born babies, even almost everyone online has social life setup and running on social media sites. And of course booming time by time and day by day.

With this online social revolution, we gigantically have limited our outdoor lives (so sad), our sporting activities and have gotten ourselves struck into PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets, gaming consoles, etc. and these technological peripherals are destroying what — our real social life.

Okay, I am sorry I am not going to actually debate/write/converse about the technology’s bad effects on our social life. It is not me actually because I love the technological boom in this time as I live in a very small village but I am connected with the great folks like you living anywhere and everywhere in the globe. So, why should I defame the technology while it is giving me never-ending benefits?

I seriously won’t.. won’t defame it at all.

I am actually here to debate on the centric key point of social media’s boom on lives of bloggers. I meant how they can retain their online presence through social media accounts and how social media can give an enormous boost to their relationships with their audiences to further develop and strengthen up.

Role of Social Media in Blogosphere

Like everyone else, we as bloggers do have our accounts set up to capture the like-minded people walking up on the social media sites to find the information. The information of any kind and as bloggers, many may cover the same niche/industry/field. So, it is vital and evident that traffic from social media sites can take a route to run on our blog’s pathways.

But what if we are not really on social media sites?

Okay. Expect to not get your chunk from social media sites. Mind it..

With this scenario in mind, people consume the information, leave the comments as an appreciation and share on their social media accounts. And hopefully that target person may become a referral trigger to send in more like-minded people hungry for the information whom can repeat the same process as the first target person and the cycle might continue, right?

In this situation, we as bloggers need to reciprocate the same act through our social media accounts we embedded into our blogs to stand firm in social media world. And that is very recommended.

Why?

I will tell you a bit later.. just a second.

Why Bloggers Should Man Their Social Media Accounts Daily

Because they must have to. They should be.

By manning your social media accounts for your blogging journey is an evidence that you’re serious. Adding a personal touch in every single reply to your audience on social media accounts makes them to believe you’re respondent, caring, friendly and more on that you’re building up a positive impression in hearts and minds of your audience. Like you’re sticking deep in their thoughts.

This affirms the returning and crafting your audience into loyal ones in the long run.

How Bloggers Should Man Their Social Media Accounts Daily

Yeah, that’s the question with endless answers. The few notables points I observed for myself are the following to do better at social media accounts on daily basis:

  1. Reply to tweets, updates, shares by fellow bloggers from your niche/industry/field.
  2. When possible, reply one-to-one upon receiving mentions/replies as it leaves good impression that you replied individually.
  3. Always try to leave a call to action in replies. It helps to spark the conversation.
  4. Greet your new followers, new friends, new connections and must add a CTA (call to action) but possibly avoid to automate this greeting process. The personal touch is a win-win situation to initiate the friendly bond right from the beginning.
  5. Re-share and re-tweet their updates with always mentioning the sharer and the original source.
  6. Do not worry if you don’t get replies all the time upon sharing someone’s gem. The results can’t stick at 100% all the time. It is all about making relationship, right? And it takes time as well, correct? Keep doing what you do!
  7. Send conversation-provoking updates on social media sites where you know you get connected with most of your audience.
  8. Think social media as a part of your blogging journey hence your audience is and can be present on the social media sites and not just on your blog all the time.
  9. Liking and having favorite are parts of the conversation as well. Most bloggers do very good at mentioning the people liked and having favorite their updates with no reply in words. This comes with the double impact for those people and will spark sooner or later to dive into the conversation.

As I told you earlier, the answers could vary person to person but these are just some very basic ideas I do, will to do and observed over the time.

You know that we put our social media accounts there on our blogs for some reason, isn’t it? If we keep this one simple fact buried deep in the mind that social media is part of our blogging journey, we can eventually do very good and start to make an impact on many living beings.

[Tweet “Mind that using social media is not about making an influence. It is about making an impact.”]

An ever-lasting impact where you are present to talk, to solve, to listen, to respond and to act for your audience to rectify their issues, concerns, doubts and problems which they could be facing now or later.

So after reading all these, still do not plan to consume the power of social?

If so then sorry mate but get ready to write the content for yourself, siblings, parents, relatives and the few non-offline friends.

Over to YOU!

I have few questions for you:

– Are you really consuming your social media accounts to serve you something — get noticed in the blogosphere?

– What types of social actions you’re using if I didn’t cover in my list?

– Are you satisfied with your social power and its result?

Do let me know!

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Bloggers! Execute These 11 Tips to Beat This Summer

How Bloggers can Beat the Summer with these 11 TipsWeathers are a gift from GOD, the beautiful ones that we often compelled to praise it. The scenery turns to be quite worth-watching in different times of all four weathers.

The weather brings so much entertainment and family times and so many people from around the globe await for different weathers as they get the prolonged vacations to spend the most with the families.

But, weathers are not a fun time for me. Not my friend at all. Actually a certain one out of all four weathers.

But I so hope its not the same case with you. I wish from the heart that all of the weathers bring you more joy and happiness which I wished for myself as well but unfortunately, it is not the case with me … too bad it is not ..

And my bad time starts, continues and remains for four months, just the four months in the whole year which get me down and almost make me unable to do anything.

Sadly those are just two reasons alone caused by extreme weather we hit through May to August, every year when it is the peak time of summer. The summer who spreads its wings like a hell. The heat wave makes us to feel like skin is burning. Walls be like there’s nothing erected to stop the heat and we are living in the open space. The rooms turn as  heated-ovens. It just feels like everything is burning from up to bottom, from in to out.

So it is somewhat the complete portray of summer-y months we bear every year. Night times just don’t cool down a lot. Sweating like just took a shower a minute ago. No relief in sleeping. No perfect sleep time and the sun just arises and starts heating up since 5am.

Even though no relief and nothing else in summer-y months except spotty rains, then we actually feel a bit relaxed by the time it is raining. But such trend continues just for a day or maybe for a few hours.

Okay, so I was telling that two reasons which make me feel so down during summer, who are:

  1. Sneezing and flu
  2. Hot and hellish kinda summer

I have already explained how badly I am allergic to sneezing and flu and what I did and what I recommend to everyone to NOT do when you’re down due to sickness or by any other issues.

Now, here comes the hot and hellish-alike summer.. My goodness it is too hot.. It becomes hellish hot during May to August when the temperature hits as high as to 53c to 54c. Due to this hellish heat, headaches, dehydration and flu/sneezing are common. And during the day time, can’t step into the direct sunlight as everything is burning including the sun over the head.

So, that’s the brief real story of the summer-y months we face. Can’t sleep and can’t rest and thus cannot work with focus as we are distracted to the heat.

Such extreme weather is a killer of my efficiency and productivity. With no proper rest and relief, can’t think straight or do things with good.

How Summer Affects Me Too Much Than Others

As I belong to blogging industry, I have to keep thinking and developing the good content but such extreme weather kills it all for me. It snatches away everything from me. Assume when there’s no relief, one cannot think of even something and cannot make the work done timely and efficiently.

For me, I keep on changing my desk’s place all around the home. Sometimes on rooftop, sometimes in backyard, sometimes in this room, sometimes in that room, sometimes in kitchen, etc. Just keep wandering all around the premises throughout the four months.

Why?

To find some relief from heat, some air and a cooler spot to settle in. And in this summer time, I think I have gotten one already. 🙂

But it takes me so much time for my work-desk to move into the new places every time with having all the power cables, all the work-related things, white-board setup, etc. So, a lot of time is actually wasted to settle into every new place.

But I believe that everything happens for a reason, right? So, in my case, every time I move it works well for me even if for quite a few days to combat with the heat.

The key is to NOT to loose the productivity in any weather and in any circumstances. Those who embrace the failure to keep updating their blogs can’t sustain the winning streak as the weather which gets them down will keep coming every year throughout the life. Just that you have to embrace it and keep doing what you do — blogging.

So, do something like:

  1. Set yourself in an open area as much as possible
    This is essential because rooms with or without windows can get heat up and as night prevails,, the walls start to throw out the stored heat developed during the day time compared to open area with or without just roof as it gets cooler as the night time nears.
  2. Don’t work during peak hours
    Yeah, sure you don’t. Don’t blog at all during extreme heat hours or you’ll be just wanting to soak the sweat other than maintaining focus on blogging.
  3. Make your night time your friend.
    Night time are bit cooler compared to day time. If possible, start your day as evening kicks but don’t tempt to work very late in night with the imagination to take sleep during day as you wouldn’t be able to due to hot day. This advice may vary country-to-country but I hope it would fit for bloggers from Africa and Asia where hot weather is actually too much hot.
  4. Wear breath-able, light-colored and loose-fitting clothing
    Like t-shirt and jeans or trouser or even torso. Don’t wear heavy ones and dark-colored clothes.
  5. Don’t sit in direct sunlight
    That’s extremely recommended. Don’t expose yourself too much in direct sunlight. Instead sit under the shades or install a temporary thick roof over yourself to seize the heat.
  6. Enjoy the natural wind than fans or air-conditioners
    Natural is natural, correct?
  7. Take showers with normal water temperature
    Do it the normal way. Don’t cool it down by pouring ice cubes or anything as it will just make you to bear 2x heat amount right after the shower.
  8. Drink lots of water
    Can’t deny its importance, the best ammunition to fight with dehydration.
  9. Avoid day time activities
    Yes, please don’t do it. Such activities like sporting, walk, exercise, etc. will just shoot your blood pressure and will feel dehydrated and lose the energy.
  10. Take naps
    If very possible, must take it as it refreshes one up to not feel down or burn out due to extended wake hours.
  11. Use common sense
    It is required. When you know its over-heat outside, stay indoors and minimize to stop your outdoor activities.

 

 

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Alright guys, how are you combating with weather changes? Does it effect on your productivity as well? Does a weather stop you from blogging let it be a winter, a summer, an autumn or  a spring?

Do let me know!