Instagram Threads Adds Captions to Videos Dec 28, 2020

What’s Happening

Instagram updated its stand-alone app called Threads. Never heard of this app? Don’t feel too out of the loop. As of October, only about 1% of Instagrammers were...

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Pinterest Predicts 2021 Dec 22, 2020

What’s Happening


I don’t just have one trend for you today. I have an entire, expertly curated list!

Pinterest functions more like a search engine than a social media platform, which is...

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Instagram Launches Guides Dec 14, 2020

What’s Happening

Instagram launched a new feature called Guides. First created in May and only given to a small group of experts, they were originally intended to curate resources for...

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Everyone Has a Story Feature Dec 07, 2020

What’s Happening

Twitter launched a new Story feature called…wait for it…Fleets! Get it, as in fleeting thoughts, but also rhythms with tweets. Fleets are visible for...

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Instagram Launches a Reels Tab! Nov 30, 2020

What’s Happening

The Reels feature on Instagram launched a few months ago and has been taking the platform by storm. Reels are short videos with music and moving text or graphics – the...

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Instagram Launches a Shop Tab Nov 23, 2020

What’s Happening

Instagram introduced shops in 2017 and, earlier this year, allowed you to tag a product in a post. The update to accounts this week adds a shopping tab to bring the...

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Christmas Comes Early! Nov 17, 2020

What’s Happening

Christmas has come early for many online. Maybe you’ve also felt the impulse to decorate and welcome in glad tidings of comfort and joy after these disheartening...

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A New Reels Trend Nov 09, 2020

What’s Happening

A fun new reel trend, you can adapt for your message!
Many trends on TikTok find their way to Instagram via people uploading their TikTok videos and sharing as reels. The...

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Show Up to Glow Up! šŸŒŸ Aug 05, 2020

Rashawn (@hypesir) dropped this knowledge on the @hopewriter community in a training this week and I was giving him all the praise hands from the other side of the screen.

Yes, the content of your...

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Parent On Duty Apr 02, 2020

I took the AM shift today so my husband could work. Then he took the afternoon shift so I could be on several conference calls.

This is our new system. Our new rhythm. Our new survival tactic.

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Consistency Mar 12, 2020

Jenna’s business happens to be acting but I believe this a cardinal rule for any creative pursuit – including social media.

Say it with me: Consistency is KEY!

The more you do, the...

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#hopewriterlife // Dream Jan 10, 2020

To be interesting on social media you need to do interesting things.

I hate to sound like Captain Obvious but sitting behind a computer screen and picking out stock photos to go with your famous...

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