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The Age of the Internet 🧑‍💻📱🤳


How Has Social Media and the Internet Changed Our Lives and How Do We Adapt to New Technology?


We are living in a new era when it comes to how we communicate with each other. Only a few decades ago, being able to communicate with someone in a different country let alone a different state was no easy feat. However, within the last few decades, our society has grown tremendously in terms of connecting each other around the world. The success of this is because of one specific technological advancement: The Internet!


The Internet has allowed us to interact with people on the other side of the globe in less than a second! Additionally, the amount of people we can reach using the Internet is incredible, using Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, and so on, connecting over half of the global population!


Apart from a solely social standpoint, the Internet has also brought new opportunities in terms of advertising, as you can not only promote your message to more people, but also the right people with the option to target your advertisements to the right demographics that fight your consumer archetype.


So, with all this success, where do the challenges lie when it comes to the Internet?


Well, as mentioned earlier, we've been able to accomplish this success at an incredibly fast rate. People who are now in their age of retirement witnessed the transition to the internet from hand-written letters all within their lifetimes. Because of this rapid change, it can undoubtedly be difficult for some people to adapt to this new technology.


This goes for small business owners as well, as many who would like to get more business know that the future lies on the Internet, but many are unable to transition because they simply aren't used to this new technology as other younger folks are, who were born into this era.


How Can Backyard Gig Help?


If you're reading this blog, then you know some way around the Internet. But, what makes the Internet so special is that there is always something new you can learn.


On Backyard Gig, you can find skilled college students who are experts when it comes to the Internet, who can help you with whatever technical task you need completed! These students have been brought up in the age of the Internet, and many are pursuing degrees related to this topic such as Computer Science or Digital Marketing, so they know how to get around the digital space.


Specifically for small businesses, instead of hiring a professional company to create a website or run social media marketing, you can hire a qualified college student on Backyard Gig to help you out at a much more affordable price.


Need someone to help you with technical work such as website design or social media marketing? No problem! With Backyard Gig, you can easily find qualified local college students to help you! Click here to get started!

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