I'm a reluctant mentor. Being in the industry a while means people ask you things. The first questions are "Where do you get clients" and the follow ups tend to revolve around content. Either the logistics, the inspiration or the confidence to put myself out there. "I could never do it, what if people hate … Continue reading When your blog takes off. Because people hate it.
So I've got glandular fever. I've always had epilepsy. And I've got a business to run. My wonderful friend Ruth Gilbey got diagnosed with breast cancer and has continued to freelance through her journey. So I'm not going to complain too much in this blog as I am well aware things could be a lot … Continue reading I’ve got glandular fever, epilepsy and a business to run.
Facebook has a PR problem. It's not cool with the kids, it's not helpful for democracy and it's not met it's own 2018 mission to be a healthy place to spend your time. But Facebook groups were big news in 2018, and are a huge success story of the platform and have been key in … Continue reading Are Facebook groups toxic for social media professionals?
What I got was a night out with Robin Hood, a vegan breakfast in what can only be described as a Shoreditch style hotel, an intense day of thoughts being provoked and some wonderfully life-affirming In Real Life (IRL) meet ups.
My father died last year in January 2018. My Gran died on Tuesday. In January 2019. So here I am finding myself in that place again. That place of grief. Except this time I know how to manage my workload and how to protect my mental health. So however horrible, exposing and painful this is … Continue reading Grieving, working, grieving some more
Heads up - we are closing Social Media MoneyMaker on the 5 October 2018! I've never heard of it In that case watch the webinar I did with Hannah for 15 things you should be doing if you want to win social media clients. The Social Media MoneyMaker course is designed for freelance social media … Continue reading Social Media MoneyMaker – 3 days left!
I started my journey to becoming a freelance social media manager in January 2016. My answer to anything new is to google it and learn everything I could about it. Time after time after time my questions were answered by the Social Media Examiner. I followed the people who wrote for them, and hoovered up … Continue reading My article is in the Social Media Examiner