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A place for me to share tips, tricks, encouragement, stories, and helpful info. 

Episode 10: Create an Encouragement Bank to Get Out of The Mental Rut

Today I'm going to share an idea that will help keep you motivated and your spirits up when you have those icky moments of self-doubt or simply when this whole business journey just feels hard as hell.

I want you to keep all of the encouraging words people share with you. These come in the form of...

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Episode 9: How-To Deal With Bright and Shiny Object Syndrome

Whether they’re related to your business or your life, bright, shiny objects pop up and steal your productivity. Those shiny objects may even be amazing ideas for growing your business. But if you chase every idea the moment it pops into your head, you won’t follow through with...

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Episode 8: How to Re-purpose Your Core Content

Do you have a podcast? Do you have a blog? Publish consistent video content? These are examples of pieces of core content. What if you could take that core piece of content and convert it into multiple pieces of content, including social media posts? You can my friends and in this episode, I'll...

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Episode 7: How to Embrace Facebook Live for Increased Engagement

If you haven’t already done a live video, chances are you’ve thought about it (and likely been scared away). In this episode, I cover how to combat the most common arguments I hear for avoiding Live video. From your content to your looks, I’ve got tips to increase your...

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Episode 6: Five Powerhouse Productivity Apps Every Small Business Needs

Sometimes the right app can make a challenging process so much easier and even fun. There are thousands and thousands of apps designed to improve our lives, keep us entertained, and help us reach new levels. 

In this episode, Mel shares five of her favorite powerhouse apps that will help you...

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Episode 5: The Real Reason We're on Social Media for Business.

Let’s talk about why your business is on social media. Brands often think they are online, particularly on social media, to sell something. Their content is geared toward making a sale and, quite frankly, ignores the needs of their prospective customers.

Social media is a great place to...

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Episode 4: What the Heck is the Social Media Algorithm

You've probably heard of the social media algorithms but do you really understand their purpose? Do you realize these are in place to enhance the user experience? You can either choose to be bitter about the algorithms or you can embrace them and use them to your advantage. 

 

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Episode 3: How to be Social on Social Media

It may seem obvious that we need to be social in our social media. But, the reason I'm sharing this episode with you is that I see so many people go the anti-social route. I'll share with you why this is so important and how to actually be social as a business on social media. 

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Episode 2: How Often Should you Post to Social Media

It's hard to know how much is too much and how little is too little when it comes to social media frequency. I wish there was a perfect formula to determine how often you should be posting to social media. There just isn't, because all businesses are different. There are a number of things to...

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Episode 1: Personal vs. Business Social Media Strategies

Have you ever found yourself feeling frustrated because you get more engagement on your personal social media profile than your business profile? This might make you wonder if you should just abandon your business profile and use your personal profile. You shouldn't and I'll explain why. 

You...

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