The first time someone advised me to get a website for Maria Grace, the retail store where I sold aromatherapy bath and body products, I ignored him. I told him that I didn't need a website because people came to my store to buy my products. But as I spoke to him, I was secretly terrified that technology would be distracting and difficult to understand. Turns out, I was right on both counts in some ways. On the other hand, the benefits are amazing. Here are a few of them.
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Today, technology drives every successful business on the planet, and in many ways, every successful person too. If you've been avoiding learning how the latest gadgets, apps and software can help you expand your sphere of personal and business influence, I urge you to make a change today.
Where Do I Start?
If you're wondering where to start, do what I did. Ask someone to help you. I had just started a new job and I didn't even know how to log onto the Internet. In exchange for lunch, a co-worker introduced me to the Internet. Technologically capable people are all around you too: relatives, friends, neighbors, etc.
And don't reinvent the wheel! Choose one or two things that others in your industry are doing with technology and duplicate them, incorporating your own personal style and flair.
The More Technology, The Better
Incorporating as much technology into your life and business as possible will make you more productive and connect you and your business with people around the globe. More people will want to do business with you and your life will become more fun too!
Question: If technology overwhelms you, how are you planning to overcome that fear? If you are already embracing technology, what tips can you share to help others do the same?