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Feel awkward? instagram instagram stories storytelling Jan 24, 2023

You're either born with it or you're not.

That's what a lot of people seem to think about feeling confident on camera. Especially...

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gotta exchange community exchange influencers instagram social media value Jan 23, 2023

It happens all the time.

People start a social media account because of PASSION.

They're excited.

They want to change lives, make a...

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The Law of Assumption, Gratitude, and Instagram 2023 assumption gratitude growth instagram Jan 17, 2023

The Law of Assumption is, at its most basic: Assume what you want to happen.

Imagine it is already on its way.

"Awesome things happen to...

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(love it) + (loathe it) x 10 = 1 day build entrepreneur experience expert marketing small business Jan 11, 2023

Maybe it's time 100.

Or 1000.

But if you feel like you are the only one who wants to quit your business and run away to another country...

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What happens after a month? blog share social media Jan 09, 2023

What do you do when it's been a month since you've posted on your blog or on your social media account or email?

You just start posting.

...
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Don't fear redundancy Dec 09, 2022

Worried that you're saying the same thing over and over and over and over again?

I hope you ARE saying the same thing over and over and...

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Hashtags are like socks instagram outfit Dec 08, 2022

Stories are like shirts.

Static posts (photos) are shoes.

Reels (video) are shorts.

Lives are sweaters/cardigans/jackets (you know, that...

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2023 Instagram Strategy 2023 instagram social media strategy Dec 06, 2022

Wouldn’t it be nice to have more fun on Instagram AND get better results?

It’s not about wishing Instagram did more for you or...

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Do you visit the post office? instagram old instagram post office tools Dec 06, 2022

As I was standing in the post office today, I got a message from someone wishing "OLD Instagram" would be the current app...

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PLU audience community engagement people like us relationship Nov 30, 2022

I'm giving credit to Seth Godin for this one.

PLU is "People like us"

and it is the secret to knowing what to share on social media

You...

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Mall math connect conversion engagement instagram mall math sales small business Nov 22, 2022

When was the last time you visited a mall?

The malls of my childhood are long gone, but let's pretend we are back in a bustling mall in...

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We don't want to hear about it Nov 21, 2022

Prices are going up.

WE KNOW!

We hear about it all of the time.

We have heard about inflation and price increases and that everyone...

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You hire house cleaners? Part THREE hiring house loyalty reciprocity sticky Nov 18, 2022

The funny thing is, I started writing about house cleaners a couple days ago because something happened last week that made me think, "I...

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You hire house cleaners? Part TWO advertising hiring house should story storytelling Nov 17, 2022

I "SHOULD" be able to do this on my own.

Have you heard the phrase "stop shoulding on yourself"?

It's so ridiculous and I love it....

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You hire house cleaners? part ONE help hiring service small business Nov 16, 2022

I employed house cleaners about 5 years ago. At first, they came once a month to help with some deeper cleaning in my house. I was...

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Share until you care care content email experience instagram lightning share share easy Nov 15, 2022

Remember the old phrase "sharing is caring"?

In my 2 minutes of research, I couldn't find where it originated, but it is fun to see how...

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I made you look content music social media Nov 15, 2022

If you haven't been online for more than a week, then maybe you haven't heard the new Meghan Trainor song "I made you look"!

But if you...

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Finally we can pre-share!! instagram news schedule share easy Nov 13, 2022

You can now SCHEDULE your shares on Instagram!! FINALLY!!

Just like all new features, this will take some time to roll out for all...

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98% of people on social say this connect face fame social media Nov 10, 2022

That could be a SLIGHT exaggeration, but not much.

I would say about 98% of people I talk to about social media tell me this: "I don't...

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Excuses excuses audience excuses social media Nov 09, 2022

"Sorry I didn't post yesterday..."

"I know it's been a while..."

"So many of you have asked where I've been..."

"We've been so slammed...

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Accident-al good problems family problems rambling Nov 09, 2022

My son got in a car accident last night.

He is ok. The other driver is ok. 

We are thanking our stars for all involved being...

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Sweating holidays algorithm holidays reels small business social media tiktok Nov 07, 2022

Every year.

Every single year there are posts and memes and articles and complaints about how the holidays creep in earlier and earlier.

...
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Deleted? Disappeared? content creation delete disappeared disappointment Nov 05, 2022

Yesterday I wrote a blog post that I thought nailed it!

It was gone today.

Last week I created a Reel I worked on for WAY...

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Reels are trendy connect instagram reels tiktok trends Nov 03, 2022

TikTok videos are trendy.

Trends are great for a few minutes of fun. And to get new eyeballs on your content and offers.

But the very...

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