If you prefer spending time alone and when at social gatherings feel more comfortable observing others from the edge of the room, you’re most likely an introvert. These quiet tendencies may carry over into the social media world, too. Since social media is essential for shaping your personal brand, and has made the world a smaller and more interconnected place, I encourage you to get out of your comfort zone to interact online.
I’m not suggesting that you become an online extrovert overnight and tweet incessantly, but instead think about how to use social media in a way that is most comfortable for you. As it turns out, interacting on social media is sometimes a lot easier for introverts, and—think about it—you can network in your PJs instead of going to events. Social media also provides you a quiet space to be more thoughtful in your interactions and more purposeful in your connections.
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