Nerd Alert Confession May 14, 2019

I have a small obsession with mantras. My desk is strewn with Post-It notes brandishing phrases and sentences I find impactful. They help me to stay focused and remember powerful truths I’ve...

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Just Start May 13, 2019

Starting feels weird and awkward, especially on social media.

It’s like being the new kid in school. You’re not sure where your locker is or what you’re allowed to do and not do...

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You’re A Writer May 12, 2019

Think you’re not a writer? I have news for you:

If you have a social media feed, you’re a writer!

Captions = words = writing

This caught me by surprise one day. I had been calling...

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Everything Is Going To Be Okay May 11, 2019

Breathe in. Breathe out. 

I need a weekly (maybe daily, hourly?) reminder that everything is going to be okay so I thought maybe you could use one too:

No matter how busy your life seems right...

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Who’s The Boss? May 10, 2019

You know how Dave Ramsey says you have to tell your money what to do? It’s the same with social media. You can’t be a slave to it.

I will not keep my notifications on, checking my phone...

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Are You Doing It Wrong? May 09, 2019

Probably not. 

I would argue that you’re asking the wrong question.

Social media posting is not a matter of doing it right and wrong. It’s more a matter of inviting in the people...

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7 Things To Do When You Don’t Feel Inspired To Post May 08, 2019
  1. Try to answer the question: What keeps your audience/customers up at night?
  2. Look through posts from someone you admire in a different industry and see if you can adapt it to fit yours.
  3. Stage a...
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Boost Your Social Confidence May 06, 2019

A social media stat to boost your confidence:

According to the Rival IQ Social Media Industry Benchmark Report, the average engagement rate for Instagram is 1.6%. This may sound depressingly low,...

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The New December May 05, 2019

I’m entering into a very busy work and personal season. Maybe you are too. With all the end of school activities, graduations and work projects needing to be wrapped up before the summer...

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Judging Posts May 04, 2019

Do not judge your social media post an hour after you post it. 

Don’t judge it a day after you post it. 

You may even give it a week.

A month is even better.

Personally, only let...

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Algorithms May 02, 2019

“The algorithm is a word we like to throw around – this mystical unicorn. Literally no one – unless you’re a Facebook or Instagram engineer – knows how it works...

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Spring May 01, 2019

Spring is not my favorite season.

It’s not you, Spring. It’s me. #allergies

However, I do love the feeling of awakening and renewal Spring invites. Just when we think we’ll be...

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