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4 Video Editing Tips for Better Social Media Content

Instagram rocked the Insta-World recently when they announced the direction of the platform was changing and they would be focusing their efforts on video content going forward. While many took this to mean “No more photos” on the app, it really means “Time to get using videos” on the app. Of course, there are still going to be photos in the newsfeed, but Instagram has made it very clear, video is the way forward.

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How to Save Money on Social Media Tools to Run Your Small Business

Over the years I’ve paid a lot of subscriptions for social media services of varying kinds. My current MONTHLY subscriptions bill to run this business is about $700. So when I can find a good deal on a social media tool I know I’m going to use a lot, it’s worth it to me. There are a few different ways to get a deal on social media tools and today I’m sharing my favourites with you!

How to Fix a Typo in Your Social Media Posts

How to Fix a Typo in Your Social Media Posts

Don’t you hate it when you make a typo? It’s even worse when you notice the mistake and can’t figure out how to edit your typo on social media. There are ways to fix typos on every network, although they may not be ideal. Here’s how to fix a mistake on the main social networks.

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7 Tips to Make Your Online Marketing Accessible to Everyone

One in five Canadians and one in four Americans have a disability. A disability isn’t always negative, but our environments make it challenging for everyone to enjoy the same resources. This week is National Accessibility Week (May 30-Jue 5, 2021) so I’m using this space to talk to small businesses about improving the accessibility of their social media and online marketing.

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7 Tips for Writing Content That Converts

From curbside pickup to full-on online ordering and shipping, e-commerce might be the next thing you need to learn to manage for your small business. While we’re not going to get into the specifics of building an e-commerce solution for your website (a method of taking payments), we will help you figure out how to write your social media posts to encourage people to visit your website. Understanding the basics of writing content that converts will help you get ahead of your competition.

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Protecting Your Mental Health When You Manage Social Media

Social media is a phenomenal tool. It allows small business owners to share their mission with thousands of users. For the first time in history, small businesses can reach an almost limitless audience. Yet with its limitless potential, social media carries an unparalleled risk for distraction and comparison.

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8 Must-Have Chrome Browser Extensions for Social Media Managers

Love it or hate it, approximately 70% of internet surfing is done via Chrome now and there are many good reasons for that. When I began using Google products many years ago Chrome was simply a faster, easier browser to use and I’ve never looked back. One of the things I love is the ease with which I can add browser extensions to help me work smarter and more efficiently in social media. Here are some of my favourite Chrome browser extensions for social media managers.

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10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years as a Social Media Consultant

If you’re new to business or you’re working a side hustle, let me save you some time and heartache. I’ve spent an entire decade as a solopreneur/small business owner now, freelancing in social media training and consulting. While I’ve learned much about social media, of course, I’ve also learned a few lessons about being in business. These are some of the things I see new business owners struggling with every day and while I’m certainly not perfect at any of this, I’ve come a long way in 10 years.