The power of social media is astounding. With one click you’re able to send your message out to thousands of people. Each person’s circle of influence is expanded to a degree never before experienced by humanity.
In the future of this virtual generation, your following will be instrumental in how much of an influence you have on society. The social media influencers are the athletes of our generation. Our generation and the generations to come will aspire to be either youtubers, bloggers, podcasters or any form of online influencer because they have realized that this is the future, this is the medium that gives us the power to have total freedom over what we do, how we do it and how much of an impact we have on others.
By having a good social media following, you will get immediate exposure to anything you decide to do with your life. Whether you want to be an artist or musician or even write a book, your social media following is one of the most important factors you have to take into consideration if you are looking to monetize your talent.
Advertisers of global companies are realizing that people are not paying attention to TV ads anymore. They are waking up to the fact that everyone’s attention is now on their phones. These companies are now deciding to invest in social media to market their brand and that means the cost of our attention is rising. People’s attention is the one thing that all these companies are fighting for, because that’s the only way they will be able to market their products and make profit.
Global companies are investing enormous amounts of money in our social media ecosystem. So you can already see the importance of having a voice online. Whether you like social media or not, this is the future of the movers and shapers of our society. You can either choose to join the game, or fall behind while technology accelerates into the future.