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?
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
Are you making enough money as a social media manager?
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?