Communication ignites the world. To make yourself known in person, product or service, communication will be the ultimate key. Without opening communication channels, your new website will remain in unknown in the world of cyberspace. Without connecting with others, your new business will remain unopened door.
Many channels of communication exist today. Once upon a time, our options were the telephone along with flyers, brochures, and door to door sales. These are still useful today but with the growth of technology, we have multiple new modes of communication, including mobile technology, such as cellphones, tablets, notebooks and a whole new range of social media channels for reaching out to others.
Select Your Channel! The options are vast:
Video conference: allows business people to communicate face to face from faraway places
Skype: similar to the above but for the everyday family
Blogging and micro-blogging
Social media channels:
These forms of communication can be uses for a variety of endeavors, including promoting a product or service, information gathering, socializing, starting a movement, making everyday connections and entertainment.
You must choose the mode of communication that is best for you. For instance, if you are starting a business, you want to start a website or make an online video introducing your brand. If you want to connect with family or friends far away, you can use Skype to speak to and see them face to face.
If you need to send an important message, you can send an email. Or if you are just bored and desire to meet new people, you can join a social media group such as Facebook and Twitter. The possibilities are endless.
Using older forms of communication, including sending out flyers and brochures can cost a great deal of money that you may not have. And the door to door sales can be quite risky and unsettling due to people’s reluctance to be imposed upon without expectation.
However, it is no time to be old fashioned. If you are not acquainted with the new channels of communication, get on board. You cannot be relevant in today’s high-tech world without knowing how to manipulate some of these modern-day communication channels.
Try to tweet someone and surprise them.
Become a member on Facebook and request friendships. Better yet, start a group on Facebook and see how many people are interested in your ideas. You will be surprised at the outpouring of connections you will receive.
For business entrepreneurs, place your information on LinkedIn which is an excellent way to get business contacts and meet those who are doing the same thing you are. The bottom line is to get involved. Don’t be afraid of communication. It is the way of the world and always will be. Try a new form of communication. Put down the Flyers and the brochures.