When your blog takes off. Because people hate it.

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.

Are Facebook groups toxic for social media professionals?

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?

Are women killing off the social media industry?

This is quite a controversial article I wrote, published on the Talented Ladies Club blog. The short version is Social media is becoming women's work - and with that comes lower pay and status. I got lovely feedback like this from Paul Ince: Thanks to a wonderful initial flood of support I got from you … Continue reading Are women killing off the social media industry?