Instinct hub white logo

Learn what you love by gaining insights into human-centred design and software development. We have a brilliant team to work you through our human-centred creative learning processes to enable you to obtain the skills you need.

You may like:

Image Alt

Instinct Hub

  /  Art & Design   /  5 ways of effective Time Management without Social Media distractions
Clock Image

5 ways of effective Time Management without Social Media distractions

Clock Image

5 ways of effective Time Management without Social Media distractions

Currently, it is no propaganda that social media addiction has crept into the world and become a pandemic that is spreading across the technologically advanced world.

Tech companies have figured out ways and methods to get users coming back again and again, distracting many from their daily tasks or plans that need to be accomplished. No matter how pressing the “fear of missing out” may be to you, determining not to be caught up in this trend is a personal decision that needs to be followed up with continuously.

While social media is the best way by which business promote their services, no matter the structure of the business (small or large), it is also important that business owners do not lose focus on other crucial points that need to be addressed in building a business by completely focusing on their social media presence alone.

 

Who does this apply to?

If you’re key into time management or you’re an internet user or a business owner, the tips below are for you; it would help to properly channel resources and manage the time spent on social media.

 

1.    Track the Time You Spend Online

Apart from the ability to turn off notifications, iOS devices keep a record of how much time you use an application on your phone. According to Statista, in 2017, an average people spent 135 minutes per day or nearly two and a half hours on social media. With user having more control over their devices, individuals can now track the time and minimize the usage of applications that show the most activities by setting a time limit for automatic disabling. See video on how to customise app limit. 

 

2.    Turn off Your Notifications 

Companies who make our gadget give rooms for handling notification, similarly, tech companies who provide social media platforms have also try to accommodate users’ ability to turn on and turn off notifications. The major reason people keep going back to social media is to ‘catch up with trends’ or see the ‘perfect’ lives of people on platforms, this can be termed ’the fear of missing out or ‘FOMO’ and viewing the lives of people on social media makes us feel bad about our current situation.

Turning off notifications reduces the impact of what people post and how they affect us negatively Also, stopping the notifications from disturbing your normal routine makes it easier for you to concentrate and accomplish your daily tasks. Click here to how to turn off push notifications on your computer and smartphone

 

3.    Learn a new skill.

Yes, this may still bring you back to social media but in this case, you are using the services as an advantage and self-development. Many online platforms give free access to learn new skills like content writing, digital marketing, graphic design, photography to mention a few. The free access may not give you all the content to become a professional, but it provides adequate knowledge and you may choose to pay to become a professional. In the end, the goal is to make good use of your time online.

 

4.    Engage with People in IRL

Social media is enlightening and informative, however, it is also helpful to meet with peers and people of like minds in real life through joining clubs, meet-ups or other events to share ideas and speak on current trends. This way, you get to sell yourself, expand your network and confirm the authenticity of individuals, which cannot be fully done on social media. This is one way you reduce social media activity, improve your delivery of tasks and become productive.

 

5.    Get a Social Media Professional

As a business owner or a start-up, it is advisable you employ a professional digital marketer (or communication expert) to handle your social media representation to allow you focus on other aspects of the business, a social media professional would be able to develop strategies to make your business flourish on the media space.

Believe me, the social media representation of a business or company is very essential, but it is also fundamental to create a business structure and plan so that your business has a road map for reference and build up. If you alone as a business owner solely focuses on the social media presence, you would lose track of where you are headed.

Hope this post was insightful. Subscribe to our social media channels for more tips. Also, help someone to be more productive by clicking the share button below.

Comments

  • AffiliateLabz
    February 16, 2020

    Great content! Super high-quality! Keep it up! 🙂

    Reply
  • cbd oil
    May 5, 2020

    Right here is the perfect website for anybody who really wants to understand this topic.

    You know a whole lot its almost hard to argue with you (not that I really would want to…HaHa).

    You certainly put a fresh spin on a topic that has been written about for
    ages. Wonderful stuff, just great!

    Reply
  • Helga Matuseski
    May 30, 2020

    Thanks on your marvelous posting! I seriously enjoyed reading it, you happen to be a great author.I will make certain to bookmark your blog and may come back at some point. I want to encourage that you continue your great posts, have a nice morning!

    Reply
  • Chanel Bergesen
    June 1, 2020

    Wow, superb blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your site is fantastic, let alone the content!

    Reply
  • Darci Hiltunen
    June 2, 2020

    I was just seeking this information for some time. After six hours of continuous Googleing, finally I got it in your site. I wonder what is the lack of Google strategy that do not rank this type of informative sites in top of the list. Normally the top websites are full of garbage.

    Reply
  • Mason
    June 19, 2020

    Way cool! Some very valid points! I appreciate you writing this post
    and also the rest of the website is extremely good.

    Reply
  • Auvela Review
    June 29, 2020

    I really like reading an article that will make men and women think.
    Also, many thanks for permitting me to comment!

    Reply
  • Martin
    July 1, 2020

    I’m curious to find out what blog system you happen to
    be working with? I’m having some minor security
    problems with my latest blog and I’d like to find something more risk-free.
    Do you have any suggestions?

    Reply
  • Jonathan
    July 2, 2020

    Thanks a lot for sharing this with all people you actually recognise what you’re talking about!
    Bookmarked. Please additionally discuss with my site =).
    We can have a link alternate arrangement among us

    Reply
  • Samuel
    July 5, 2020

    At this moment I am ready to do my breakfast, later than having my breakfast coming yet again to read other news.

    Reply
  • Alisha
    July 6, 2020

    If you desire to increase your know-how simply keep visiting this website and
    be updated with the most up-to-date news posted here.

    Reply
  • Very rapidly this site will be famous among all blogging visitors, due to it’s pleasant articles
    or reviews

    Reply
  • Mark
    July 30, 2020

    Great blog you have got here.. It’s hard to find high-quality writing
    like yours these days. I really appreciate people like you!
    Take care!!

    Reply

Leave a comment