Social Media

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The Long and Short of Instagram Captions

I read a lot about marketing because, like most of us, I am trying to figure out the best way to get myself out there. Get noticed. And seen. Even when being seen feels uncomfortable and scary. I used to hoard any article I could find, any class I could take (that was free or …

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My New Approach to Social Media

“She’s on a break. She needs a break!” (Do you know which movie this quote is from?) I didn’t set out to take a break. The break found me. I used to have all the socials on my phone. “All the socials” meaning Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the social-like search engine, Pinterest. Then years ago, …

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Stop Apologizing for Not Posting

I’m a writer, blogger, and poet, and I have a growing number of writers, bloggers, and poets in my circles, including on social media. Though you may not think it, there are a lot of word-based artists on the visual Instagram platform. I love reading the posts that go along with the images they provide. Many believe …

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What Comes After Clicking Publish is Way More Scary

Sliding my arrow up, I hover over the “Publish” button. My heart quickens and my palms sweat. I take a deep breath and click. My words are now out into the world ready for anyone to happen by and read them, but people won’t just come. I have to invite them. It takes courage to …

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Five Instagram Content Ideas for Writers

Instagram is a visual platform relying on beautiful images to catch the attention of the everyday scroller. Many creatives have found wonderful success on IG, especially photographers and visual artists. It seems exceptionally suited for their creative outlets. But what about those of us who are word artists, aka writers? I’ve often heard writers ask …

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