While driving to my company’s head office yesterday, it was announced on radio that the parent company of Google, ALPHABET INC. had asked their over a hundred thousand employees to stay and work from home.
This is because of the potential damage of the deadly virus Covid-19.
The fear is rising by the day and facial masks and alcohol based sanitizers are no longer a viable option.
People now dread and avoid other human beings like a plague.
The exciting thing about my business is the ease with which you run it from the comfort of your home.
Do you have a smart phone?
Do you have a personal computer?
Do you have internet connection?
Then, you’re in business.
Just few years ago, the internet could only be spoken of in terms of Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail and the likes.
Today, the internet is social media and social media is the internet.
God forbid if this virus gathers momentum and you’re asked to stay at home for fear of human contact, how would you cater for your wife and children?
What plans do you have in place in response to the threat?
The online news platform Social Media Today reported last year that small businesses that took their trade to social media experienced a 70% increase in sales.
3.5 billion people own a social media account with the average person spending 3 hours everyday surfing the space.
Technology moves at the speed of light.
It is gradually eating away people’s jobs and their sources of livelihood.
Traditional networking is dying.
You can run around Lagos, meanwhile someone is making a living positioned online with 2 or 3 contacts and you’re busy running around the metropolis.
Positioning is superior to momentum.
A podcast is more powerful than a million business cards.
How many people will you hand a business card?
“Adapt or perish,” a friend said to me last night.
We need to build a hedge of protection around our dreams and future happiness.
Tomorrow by 8pm prompt, I’ll be sharing on how to position as an expert leveraging the hidden riches of social media.
The class will hold inside a private Whats-app group.
Kindly access the link in the comment section.
Invite your friends.