5 Energy-Wasting Things You’re Doing on Social Media


Your brain is precious real estate so choosing where you invest your energy is key as a business owner. There are simply not enough hours in the day for things that are just going to slow you down and not yield results.

So what are some energy-draining habits that you’re probably falling victim to on social media? Keep reading to learn the 5 most common habits that waste your time on social media as a business owner. 

1. Worrying About Hashtags vs Keywords vs None of the Above!

You’ve probably been spending way too much time deciding whether to use hashtags, keywords, or just use none at all. Well, here’s the secret: use them both! What matters is that you’re using whatever tools you can get your hands on to boost your visibility. I’m a firm believer in leveraging every tool in your tool belt to get noticed on socials!

2. Holding Onto Non-Performing Assets

If your content isn’t converting, it’s time to try something new! If you are just starting out or stuck using the same old templates over and over again, try switching it up with new trends, hooks, or even caption styles to give your audience something fresh to connect with! 

3. Stressing About Your Posting Time

The secret is out… there’s no perfect posting time! Seriously, don’t lose sleep over posting at 5pm every day just because some random Instagram account said so. What matters most is consistency. Be present, engaged, and don’t get stressed out by the clock. Your audience will appreciate the authenticity of whatever time you choose to show up.

4. Sticking to Old Ways Instead of Keeping Up with the Times

If you’re not embracing the latest trends on social media, you’re missing out! The digital world moves so quickly, so if you’re not keeping up, you’re falling behind. Make sure you’re always using trending audio and exploring new concepts within your niche to stay up to date on all things social!

5. Waiting for the “Perfect Time” to start. 

There will never be a perfect time to start. If you keep waiting for that ideal moment, you’ll be waiting forever. In all honesty, the best time to start was yesterday and the second-best time is right now. Take that leap, make those posts, and watch your business grow with every post.

Feeling inspired to stop wasting time and invest your energy where it counts? If so, start today by embracing change, letting go of what’s not working, and diving into social media with renewed energy and enthusiasm.

Want to learn more about how to leverage social media for your business? Apply for our next round of Online Entrepreneur Academy (coming January 2024!) and I won’t hold back on the details! I can’t wait to see you inside!

This is DAY 4 of the 12 DAYS OF BLOGMAS! I know that December can be a hard time to find traction in building your business – but I’m here to help you with ideas and support as we close out 2023 and look forward to the future that you can create for yourself in 2024!

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