One thing I notice time and time again with artists and crafters is the frustration with managing their online presence. Most creative entrepreneurs would much rather be spending their time being creative, making things, doodling... anything but getting caught up in the world that is facebook, twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Sure, there are tons of ways to have other people do the work for you, but they all cost … [Read more...] about Can’t Do It All? 7 Ways to Simplify Your Social Media Efforts
"I don't have anything of value to sell." "If my work is so good, how come I haven't sold anything?" "I spend so much time on facebook marketing myself, and nothing happens!" "What the hell would anyone want to read about me for? I don't need to write content, I need to PAINT!" Sound like you, or someone you know? Here's the thing, dear one: If you keep talking smack to yourself like this, you're going … [Read more...] about Stop the Negative, Soul-Sucking, Self-Defeating Voices – RIGHT NOW!
I have always loved facebook. Even through the mass changes they've made that always flipped people out, and when they started to really cram ads down our throats, I still loved facebook. But I'm beginning to have second (and third, fourth, and fifth) thoughts about it. Don't get me wrong, it's still great in a lot of ways. But there are just a few things that have been on my mind lately. 1. Paying for … [Read more...] about 5 Recent Thoughts About Facebook
I know that this is going to sound INSANE to you, coming from someone like me, with a background in community and social media management, but I want you to consider a few things before you completely write me off as crazy. People are really getting sick and tired of social media. I mean, take a look at your facebook news feed for example. How often do you see people "taking a facebook haitus", if even only … [Read more...] about Facebook Sucks and Here’s Why
I figured I'd post these now, so that you have 5 days to get used to it and change your bad habits if you fall into the behaviors below. Those of you who know me well will probably laugh, nod your head, and spend at least a few minutes trying to figure out if I'm talking about you specifically. Honestly, there's a less than 1% chance that any of this is directed at any one specific person. But they are all things … [Read more...] about 5 Most Suggested 2013 Resolutions for ALL of Facebook’s Users