Being authentic is the most important part of any work with social media. If you copy anyone else or even emulate them too closely, you can lose potential connections and even your online credibility (especially if the other person finds out). But, if done right, you can cultivate a devoted and excited following just by being who you are. So how do you stay true to you online ? And how does that help you attract an audience? You’re in the right spot to find out.
If you’re at all involved in the creativepreneur community, you may have seen a campaign going on this week called The Imperfect Boss. Hosted by Ashley Beaudin, the campaign focuses on pulling back the curtain on what it’s like to be your own boss (and all the messy, crazy, wonderful problems that come with boss-dom). I participated in the challenge this time around by sharing one of my biggest struggles of being in business. So this week, I'm sharing my best tips for how to ditch perfectionism and keep making progress in business.
Imagine: you’ve been hard at work on something for weeks, months, sometimes even years, and one day you sit down to get started and…nothing. You try to push through, but you don’t like anything you make. And then you get frustrated because you know you need to work, but nothing feels right. How do you hop off the Struggle Bus and get back into the Productive Nation? I'll be sharing some of my best creativity-boosting strategies in today's post.
LinkedIn is one of the most under-valued networking platforms for creatives outside of the 9-to-5 work environment. It’s a fantastic method of getting yourself (and your content) out into the interwebs for potential customers/clients to find using connections that you already have. Aside from the profile and your connections, there’s one really fantastic way to share your opinions and attract new clients: articles.