Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 961: As a parent, how do I find time to use social networking like Facebook?
Great question! Your time is valuable so allocate what works for your life. My suggestion would be 15 minutes at least 2 times per week. This gives you enough time to update your status, reach out to industry connections, and comment and "Like" people's statuses whom you follow.
Facebook can be a real time suck, especially in the beginning when you start searching for people from your past, but it wears off... or not, and if not, have a schedule and keep to it.
I think that social networking is a free, easy, non-threatening way to market yourself and create relationships and should not be neglected as part of your business tool belt.
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