I haven't been blogging and posting as much as lately. I've just been busy with life and not feeling the urge to share every detail. Unfortunately it seems in the world of social media, overshare is the norm and an expected part of being an "influencer" even if I am reluctant to call myself that. … Continue reading Blogging and Social: Choosing Quality Over Quantity
I keep seeing these long Instagram posts that go on and on as you scroll. Does anyone really read those to the bottom? Does anyone actually type in the link if one is included? I'm just curious. Please chime in. From my own experience on my posts, people either read just the first line and … Continue reading Does Anyone Really Read Long Instagram Posts?
Follow these easy steps to quickly boost your follower numbers and engagement with more likes and comments. Instagram made the announcement a few months ago they were going to warn and limit accounts that were using third party apps or growth services to grow their account with fake likes and followers. This caught my attention … Continue reading 10 Steps to Boosting Your Instagram Followers and Engagement
We live in an age of social media influencers, where bigger follower numbers mean bigger campaigns and more money. Building a following and improving engagement takes a lot of time and effort, so many individuals and companies looking for a better presence are turning to bots instead of humans to get the job done. The problem … Continue reading Why Inspiring Content is the Worst Instagram Comment Ever
Whenever I sign up for influencer marketing companies, they always ask to connect to my social media accounts, including Google+. I didn't have one yet, so I created one a few months ago to fill that request. The problem is I still have no idea what I'm doing! What the heck do you do with … Continue reading Clueless About Google Plus
Word-of-mouth has always been the most valuable tool for generating brand success, but how do you get people talking about your brand? When I worked in promotions marketing 15 years ago, we relied heavily on street teams handing out fliers, samples and coupons. I worked in San Francisco and it seemed like every street corner … Continue reading Storytellers, The Secret Behind Brand Success
It's all fun and games until you turn it into work, and that's exactly what I did when I signed up for this mission from Smiley360 and Sleep Number. I was having fun, sampling stuff left and right, but high on the prospect of free goodies I took on too much and that was my … Continue reading I Sold My Soul for a Free Pillow