The cumulative effect of social media activity
I’d like to discuss the promotion of our work’s outcomes. I found it interesting that many people, including myself, frequently expect immediate results after doing something. It could be on social media, a blog, or any other type of publication that has been abandoned.
It doesn’t work because you want to get dopamine as soon as you publish something by social proofing it. Likes, comments, and some kind of social approval. Social media networks purposefully exploit this peculiarity.
It does not work as well with more serious content as it does with viral content or memes. We need to keep our patience. To fight your imposter syndrome, I recommend imagining that your publication is a seed. And you, as a farmer, simply plant it in the ground and then wait for it to sprout.
Promotion is a strategy. You leave content out there like footprints, and hunters will follow the trails. People may not notice it right away, but they will eventually find their way to your content or goods.
The responses to my tweets from two or three days ago astounded me. I had no hesitations and thoroughly enjoyed it, to be honest. Because it increases endorphin levels for several days, it encourages continue exercising rather than just posting on social media. Take your time. Continue doing what you’re doing, and harvest when the time comes.
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