Scheduling Apr 30, 2019

Friend: I saw that thing you just posted.

Me: ???

Friend: It was about X.

Me: Oh! I schedule everything. I can never remember what’s posting when.

At any given time, I manage 12+ social media...

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Assumptions Apr 29, 2019

My math teacher in 7th grade wrote the word ASSUME in big capital letters on the blackboard. Then he split the word with two lines of chalk.

ASS | U | ME

He said: Don’t assume. When you...

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Digital Sabbath Apr 28, 2019

I’m coming out of my weekly 24-hour fast from social media, email or being online. I wholeheartedly believe that everyone would benefit from taking 1 day a week off from staring at a screen.

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Ill-Fitting Relationships Apr 26, 2019

“One of the ways we try to punish ourselves for not being more or better or thinner or stronger is by trying to squeeze ourselves – force ourselves, even – into all kinds of...

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Monopoly Apr 25, 2019

“Being famous on Instagram is like being rich in Monopoly.” – Celeste Barber

What game are you playing?

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What to Post on Social Media Apr 24, 2019

How do I know what to post on social media?

The Short Answer:
Post what your audience wants to see.

The Longer Answer:
If you’re just getting started, you don’t know what they want. The...

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How to Respond to Criticism Online Apr 23, 2019

It’s happened to me. I’ve vulnerably shared my story or thoughts on social media and it was met with criticism.

It usually comes out of the blue. I find that (unless your subject matter...

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Instagram: Private or Public? Apr 22, 2019

Should you make your private Instagram account public?

If you’re asking yourself this question, the answer is probably yes. So, I’m going to affirm what your gut is telling you and say:...

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When Your Birthday is on Easter Apr 21, 2019

Never in my lifetime has my birthday been on Easter! It was such a treat to have the most celebrated day on the Christian calendar and my birthday on the same day.

While relaxing with the family...

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Follow Makeover Apr 20, 2019

Insta got you down? It’s time for a Follow Makeover.

If you’ve ever thought:

“I just don’t get how people can spend so much time on Twitter.”

“Facebook is just...

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Measuring Social Media Success Apr 18, 2019

“There are many ways for something to succeed.” – @gretchenrubin

When I heard Gretchen utter these words on a recent episode of the #HappierPodcast, I hit pause and had to...

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The Foolproof Way to Get Out of a Rut Apr 17, 2019

Take a walk.

Frankly, I always thought walking was for old people. As a means of exercise, it seems so… lame.

Then I read a bunch of stuff that changed my mind:

Walking can have just as...

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