How to Have a Fun and Fruitful Online Life


Not too long ago, I wrote an article about deleting your digital footprints from Facebook. The message I was trying to convey was that having a positive digital life is crucial. Employers now look at your social media posts. Your entire network of friends and colleagues have access to those same posts too.

You can take it a step further and transform your online life into a fun and fruitful one. The internet has a lot of websites and tools that you can use to access many new opportunities. You just have to know how to utilize these tools to your advantage.

Connect with Influencers

Instead of spending time spamming your favorite musicians or trying to get noticed by the personal development expert you idolize, shift your attention to building genuine relationships. Stop sending meaningless messages and start engaging in a more compelling way. You’ll get much better responses this way.

The next time your favorite influencer posts an Instagram photo, for example, leave a comment that shows you enjoy the moment captured in that picture. When an industry leader shares his or her thoughts on Twitter or Facebook, contribute to the discussion and bring value with your insights and experiences.

The more you connect with these key figures online, the more positive your online presence will be. The next time a hiring manager searches for you on social media, they will find many great things about you. You may even get contacted directly for a lucrative position.

Study and Study Some More

There are many short courses that you can now access for free. In fact, it is even possible to pursue an accredited bachelor’s or master’s degree entirely online. These courses are worth taking since they help you learn specific skills that will come in handy in the future.

If you’re running an online business and you want to get better at reaching the right target customers, a quick course in internet marketing, content marketing, or SEO is a great way to start. Most of the skills you can pick up are skills you can implement immediately.

If you want to earn a bachelor of science in nursing, on the other hand, you now have top universities such as Rutgers Online offering an online BSN program and similar courses. Enrolling in these programs is easy.

Share More

The best thing you can do online is sharing. It is among the many reasons I started The Cynical Girl in the first place. The small tips and tricks – ones that you think are not valuable enough to share – can be very useful for others.

It won’t be long before you start attracting avid readers that genuinely look forward to your next post. You can also develop your social media followers by sharing more. Just be you, let the experiences and knowledge you have do most of the talking, and share more frequently (and regularly). You’ll start experiencing cha

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