Last year, many of us were looking at the presidential race and Trump’s use of Twitter while wondering – maybe this is what Twitter needs right now?
With social media it has become an all too familiar feeling when you hit the unfollow button. You feel the guilt of doing it and the person you were following finds out and starts wondering and asking what they have done wrong.
Last year I started experimenting with video content through Snapchat, it is the first time I have created video content and I didn’t do it because it was fun or because I think I am good looking. I did it because I know that we are going to have to get familiar with creating video content whether we want to or not.
Are you finally thinking that now is the time to get on the social media train? Held off for some time but are thinking that you need to start taking advantage of the tools at your disposal? There are a lot of you out there in that boat, I can tell you that much for sure.
Everyone talks about competition in the market place at some point. Who are we up against, who are we trying to beat, who are we comparing ourselves to and so on. I like to look at things a different way, there is no competition – the only competition I have is myself.
Let me start by saying this, despite all the hype and the soaring numbers of people signing up over the past week – I don’t think Mastodon is the answer, not at the moment anyway and I will get into more details about that later in this blog post.
I’m done with sharing content on LinkedIn, for the past number of months I have been consistently sharing two posts each weekday on LinkedIn but from Monday I am not sharing anything there anymore. In fact I am also deleting the app from my phone and while my profile will remain, it will be untouched…but why?
For the past 3-4 years now much of the content I have created online has pivoted around blogging. Social media and marketing as well as business has been a topic I have centrally focused on and in particular over the past year I have enjoyed it immensely as there has been more feedback than ever before.
“I’m sorry, we have to let you go. You’re fired.”
When you are working as a freelancer you may think that there is a slim to zero chance of you ever having to say this to someone. Unless you are firing a client. Yes, you can fire clients and chances are at some point you are going to have to do it because not all clients are fantastic to work with.
It is no secret that you should have some form of presence on Instagram by now. You may be a business, personal brand, client based service or online publication – you need to be on there. If you are not on Instagram you are missing a big opportunity.