Snapchat vs Insta-Stories | Which is Better for Your Biz?!

Snapchat vs Insta-Stories | Which is Better for Your Biz?!

Ok folks, let’s talk about it- The Great Debate.  

Should you be focusing on SnapChat, or Instagram Stories for your business?! 

Both? Neither? HALP!! 

Now, I certainly have an opinion.  But in order to better understand my personal position on the subject- let’s begin with a little history… 

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Branding Better | An Interview with Kaitlyn Kessler of The Crown Fox

Branding Better | An Interview with Kaitlyn Kessler of The Crown Fox

As part of my community series, where I feature other creative business babes who are making things happen in their online businesses, I sat down to chat with Kaitlyn a little more about her background + her process. Read on to find out more about this Brand Vixen... 

 

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20 Essential Instagram Apps, Tools + Resources

20 Essential Instagram Apps, Tools + Resources

I'm in the business of social media management + visual content creation.  Because of this, I've used more than my fair share of the latest + greatest scheduling platforms + editing apps.  

Since I'm not only creating content + managing accounts for myself; but for a variety of other clients in different industries;  I've been able to test out a plethora of different tools + resources for Instagram.  

The following list contains my top 20 Instagram tools, apps + resources. 

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Why Your Biz Needs Video

Why Your Biz Needs Video

Trying to keep up with marketing your business online can feel like a full time job.  You might already be writing blog posts + newsletters, creating content + scheduling social media-- and on top of all of that, carving out time to actually run your business.  

And now I have the audacity to ask you to think about adding video?! 

I get it.  I do.  It can be A HELLUVA' LOT.  

 

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How To Add More Live Links To Instagram With Link In Profile

How To Add More Live Links To Instagram With Link In Profile

If you’ve ever tried to direct your followers to a specific place on your blog or website from Instagram, you know the pain of only having a single link in your bio to do that.  

At this time, Instagram doesn’t allow for clickable links inside any of your actual posts.

 

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Hiring a Virtual Assistant | How to Outsource When You're A Control Freak

Hiring a Virtual Assistant | How to Outsource When You're A Control Freak

I will be the first to say, I can be a bit controlling.  I’ve always found it difficult to delegate… even though I know that doing so will eventually create more time for me to work on the things that I actually LOVE. 

I mean, I totally get the long-game logic.  But personally, it’s always been easier said than done. 

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Blog Better: An Interview with Online Biz Babe Jordanna Rowan of House of Muses

Blog Better: An Interview with Online Biz Babe Jordanna Rowan of House of Muses

Today I’m excited to feature one of my very first business besties, Jordanna Rowan, of the blog, House of Muses.  Over the past couple of years, Jordanna has built her blog into a thriving resource for artists, bloggers, and creative entrepreneurs.  I actually met her back in December,  when she posted on Pinterest about her new Facebook community: Creative Mavens.  I was looking to connect with some like-minded folks, so I asked to join.  

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How to Grow An Engaged Online Community

How to Grow An Engaged Online Community

Let’s not sugarcoat things. The world of online business can be pretty brutal at times.   

You could be an expert in your field + have the most epic content.  You could sell a life-changing product or service + have a winning personality. But if you don’t have the attention + support of a community of people who know that, get ready for an uphill battle.  

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Creating an Instagram "Prop Box" for Service-based businesses

Creating an Instagram "Prop Box" for Service-based businesses

It would seem that those who make + sell physical products have it a little easier when it comes to creating styled photos for their Instagram feeds.  And by that I mean, at the very least, there is always a tangible item available to photograph. 

Not sure what to post on Instagram today?! Grab that awesome item that you sell, toss in a few related objects + snap a photo! 

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Rules for Reposting On Instagram : Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

Rules for Reposting On Instagram : Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

It might seem like a no-brainer to get permission before reposting someone else’s image on Instagram.  However, people ask me all the time what they should do in situations where someone has posted an image that belongs to them, (without their prior knowledge, and without proper credit being given to them).  

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