Automation is a Hustler's BFF. No joke. Without it I would probably never get anything else done. Whether it's my social media posts for the week (month) or my blog and newsletters, automation has helped me find a routine that winds up shaving hours off my days. And today I am going to share with all of you wonderful readers the many joys in utilizing automation and how to make it work hard for you!Read More
Hashtags used to be the stupidest thing I had ever heard of. It seemed silly to me to put a pound sign in front of a word and call it a "link". But then I started reading about them and learning more about how they can be beneficial to blogging and building a following.
Hashtags are silly. And they do make you use an extra step in your process. But they work. And this post is all about which hashtags I use to generate the most views/engagement.Read More
See, here's the thing about social media: you can't control it. And unless someone makes you the CEO of Facebook or you find a way to cult brainwash the heads over at Twitter you will never be able to control it. The new Instagram policies have proved that. And everyone plus their brother flipped out and spammed everyone with "enable notifications" posts. Do you know what I did to those people who shared that? I unfollowed them. Why? Because I don't do spam. And that's really all it was.Read More
Your social media posts are the glue that binds together the networks. Without a sharing your content and linking back to your site, it's relatively pointless to expect yourself to earn an income with social media tools. But you knew that, right? The hard part is how to create a short bio that is welcoming, engaging, professional and memorable all at the same time, usually in very few characters. Can it even really be done? And can you really fill your social media pages with content that will please your audience while still bringing them back to your site to create sales?Read More