I'm guessing you have a big heart. You like to help people. You can easily identify the pain in their lives, or in the world at large. You want to heal it and you're good at it. You're a compassionate and intuitive person. Unfortunately, you're often exhausted and drained at the end of the day … Continue reading Is being a kindhearted entrepreneur working against you?
After reading last week's post, 7 Ways to Create Connection on Instagram, a reader wrote in to ask if she should join Instagram. With so many social media channels to choose from, it can be hard to know where to focus. If you're wondering where to spend your precious time online try this: Google your … Continue reading Where should I spend time on social media?
Given the state of the world today, do we need another "look at me" Instagram post, or divisive call to action? In his book, Community: The Structure of Belonging, Peter Block writes: "The media is a reflection of who we, as citizens, have become." As social media users, we are all creating that reflection. Just … Continue reading 7 Ways to Create Connection on Instagram
"A ritual is any practice that marks a time or event as special or important. The actions are imbued with meaning. They connect the present with things in the past and our hope for the future. . . . Meaning creates a feeling of stability in the midst of change. Rituals are a tool to … Continue reading Nurture your online community with regular ritual
One way to flow with blogs' evolution in the online world is to integrate social media into your blog and vice versa. Let's look at how your blog and Instagram can play together.