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.
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.
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
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?
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