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In our iPhone-addicted, daily blogging, Instagramming society, can you imagine completely disconnecting from technology for just one day? What about a week? While I’m on vacation next week, I will be unable to use my phone and my laptop most likely won’t find a place in my suitcase. My initial reaction to this realization was panic but it also challenged me to consider making the most of the time I’m disconnected. Could taking time to “recharge” actually improve our social media marketing efforts? I think so and here’s why:
Believe it or not, there is actually a National Day of Unplugging. It was back in March but who’s to say you can’t make your own every once in a while? So here’s the challenge: pick a day this week or this month and choose several hours to unplug from your own devices, whether it’s your computer, phone or television. You can choose however short or long you want it be then after, let us know how you did! How many hours did you unplug? What did you do with your time instead?
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