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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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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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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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No time to create content content system instagram small business Nov 03, 2022

Listen, I get it.

Sometimes it feels like there just isn't enough time in the day. Especially when running a business.

Especially when...

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Halloween IG glitches glitches instagram instagramdown Oct 31, 2022

Holy Instagram Glitches, Bat-friend!

Did you see all of the glitches on Instagram this morning?

Millions of accounts were “kicked...

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Trending audio is OUT instagram trends Oct 26, 2022

A trend is out?

Say it isn't so.

Trending audio has been on the lips and minds of Instagram creators and coaches for over a year. And I...

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What's for dinner? content content system instagram social media Oct 25, 2022

Does that question send chills down your spine like it does for me?

When you answer the "What's for dinner?" how often are you met with...

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Trolls never buy attention connect instagram social media Oct 21, 2022

Have you ever had a "troll" comment on your posts or videos?

If you had a brick and mortar store and someone came in and asked to use...

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Hooks without words attention hook instagram reels social media tiktok Oct 20, 2022

Someone recently said they hate the term "hook" because it makes people sound like fish.

And that we just want to catch them.

I mean, I...

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For the love... stop being pretty content instagram social media Oct 17, 2022

I see it all of the time, and you probably do, too.

Posts on Instagram and social media that are hard to read.

Not because they are long...

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Talk the Write Way captions content instagram social media writing Oct 12, 2022

Do you write like you talk?

Or do you talk like you write?

Perhaps you write like you think you should talk... if you were presenting to...

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Your 5th Grade Teacher Won't Agree content instagram marketing writing Oct 11, 2022

A few years ago, my son came home from school with a writing assignment and asked me to edit it for him.

I suggested he move a few...

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Why ORIGINAL audio is 👑 creator instagram Oct 10, 2022

When you're making an Instagram Reel, it's tempting to use trending audio.

Trends are trendy, so why not?

Plus, many of us have seen that...

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Spatulas instagram tool Oct 06, 2022

I have this thing with spatulas. Seriously.

There are at least a dozen spatulas in my kitchen, most of them I purchased at an estate sale....

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Would YOU follow? instagram social media Oct 04, 2022

Wondering how to grow your audience?

Look at your social media feed. Imagine it’s a stranger’s account. What are the emotions...

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Noticed and NOT ignored instagram social media Sep 14, 2022

If you want to be NOTICED and NOT IGNORED on social media (and quite possibly in all of life), the best thing you can do is be really,...

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Lean in for this secret... instagram social media Aug 22, 2022

Lean in real close for the most secretive secret about Instagram growth:

 

Shhh... come closer...

 

A little bit closer...

...

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It's a telephone... not a television connect instagram social media Aug 05, 2022

Name that movie and who said it: "It's a television not a telephone."

 Social media is a conversation, not a speech. The best way to...

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