Post 100 Aug 23, 2019

My one big takeaway for you:

My #the100dayproject was to encourage you, fellow creators, to share your work online and do it confidently.

Social media is a tool and a blessing we’ve...

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Close The Gap Aug 21, 2019

It’s not your fault. You just have good taste.

As I’m winding down this series, I’ve begun to think about the challenges in creating a body of work. Being a beginner is hard. When...

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What Do I Put in My Instagram Profile? Aug 20, 2019

Simply put: Tell them what you’re going to do for them.

I know this is counter-intuitive because it’s YOUR account, but people follow you for what they can glean from your posts....

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Feeding the Social Media Monster Aug 16, 2019

I’ve heard many people frame the constant pressure to keep posting as “Feeding the Monster.” You can never post enough or do enough. It’s a never-ending hamster wheel.

The...

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The Importance of a Profile Photo Aug 15, 2019

People. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to have a professional headshot photo to include in your bio!

If you are using Instagram for your business, you’re going to include your...

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Nine Squares Part 2 Aug 14, 2019

**See previous post for an explanation of the top 9 and “the grid.”**

I was curious as to your thoughts on this topic and put a survey in my Stories. You said:

  • Depends on your audience...
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Nine Squares Aug 13, 2019

Should you care about your top 9 or the Instagram grid?

I have thought about this for an obscene amount of time for something that exists nowhere in actual life. I think about my client’s...

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Friday Fun Fact👇 Aug 09, 2019

Instagram is primarily a brand-enhancing platform rather than a traffic-driving platform. It’s a place where people get to know, like and trust your brand, not necessarily where you’re...

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Faces Aug 08, 2019

The best performing posts on Instagram are faces, specifically your face, or your face with other faces.

What I’m trying to say is: People want to connect with people. 

I know....

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Paranoia Aug 07, 2019

Let me just come out and say it:

Instagram isn’t out to get you.

I hear people expressing frustration and disappointment over and over again because Instagram didn’t show their posts to...

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Remember When Aug 03, 2019

Remember when Instagram was only square photos?

Remember when Facebook updates started with “Megan is”?

Remember when your tweets were limited to 140 characters?

When you’ve...

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Best Performance Aug 02, 2019

The best performing posts on social media:

Follow me through this path of logic will you?

Social media is supposed to be social, right?

Being social requires you to interact with one...

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