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Ideal Living Resort & Retirement
Most of those reading this are likely on Facebook
and/or other social media platforms. But, for those who
have not explored all platforms, we highly recommend
studying the benefits listed above to understand how
social media interaction on multiple platforms could
indeed be a boon rather than a burden.
If and when you decide to get more “social,” assess
how you’d like to benefit from your engagement in
order to choose which platform(s) are right for you.
Facebook is most popular among baby boomers.
It is a comprehensive platform in that you can
tour the latest photos of family and friends, read
related updates, stay tuned to news and information
sources you know and trust, and organize or sign
extremely useful to attendees of the ideal-LIVING
Resort & Retirement Show.
Instagram is an up-and-coming highly image-focused platform, most accessible on devices such
as phones and tablets. If you’re a photography lover
and you’d like to explore a platform with less social
commentary, Instagram is the place for you. Here,
we share stunning photos from recent home models,
specific regions, and communities.
If you are a business owner, sales person, media
lover, golfer, or political enthusiast, Twitter is a great
place to network and stay tuned to such matters as
they relate to communities and regions you love. Posts
here are mandatorily short and sweet, and links to
information you want to follow are readily accessible.
by Jamie Penn
IdealLivingMagazine.com takes sharing the
information you seek to a new level.
Social interaction is integral to a happy and healthy life, as is staying tuned to the information you need to maintain or improve your way of life. Face-to-face personal interaction and holding the information in our hands can feed us as social creatures. While some of us lament the days of word-of-mouth and written invitations,
as well as reading from actual pages, finding the bright side of these changes is most beneficial. After all, there will
always be room for both!
Here are a few reasons to get online and get social. Quite obvious reasons are to stay current and to stay in touch
with family and friends. Another is to stay tuned to the latest community news and to get updates about social
events. And, finally, perhaps the biggest benefit of getting online, is that you get to choose the news and people you
connect with, so you can filter the information you receive.
For all of these reasons, we’ve decided to meet you there! We’re proud to announce the recent launch of
Not super-social media savvy? It’s okay. You’re not alone. Given our recent launch, we wanted to take a minute
to walk you through the best ways to access the information you want online. So, we’ve outlined the benefits and
qualities of each social media platform we’ll engage in most often so you can choose which ones are right for you.
Choose Your Platform(s) Wisely