Episode #626
Why We Don’t Watch The News 
April 17, 2018

In episode #626, Eric and Neil explain why they don’t watch the news. Tune in to hear why  television news is a waste of your time.

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: Why We Don’t Watch The News
  • [00:33] The news media is just another business.
  • [00:45] It’s a viewership-driven business and they thrive on ad revenue.
  • [01:00] Instead, Eric follows different people on Twitter and gets his news from that.
  • [01:20] TV news is just noise!
  • [02:21] You can get your news by browsing news sites instead.
  • [02:34] If something really important or big happens, you will most likely find out about it on Twitter or social media, anyway.
  • [03:15] By not spending time posting on social media, you gain a lot of hours back.
  • [03:44] To beat your competition, focus on your business and what matters as opposed to being obsessed with frivolous social media posts.
  • [04:40] The Economist Espresso is one or two paragraphs and summarizes the most important stories.
  • [05:00] “If you want to do well, stop wasting your time” -Neil
  • [05:07] That’s all for today!
  • [05:10] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveway for a special marketing tool giveaway!

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