So, this week, I've been interested in a couple of changes coming to your (perhaps) favourite social media platforms, but my favourite articles are more around 2 things: Setting appropriate boundaries with your customers, and revisitng the role of social media in your business. There are articles on both these topics here and I hope it give you something to think about.
Alright...let's get started on this issue!
Her Customer Said She Wasn't Responding to Messages Quickly Enough. Her Response Was Perfect
Refuse to set boundaries, and others will set them for you.
How much is too much?
That's the question a web designer was recently faced with when a client started pushing back on her communication style.
Postcard Marketing It can be easy to lose sight of some of the tried and true marketing methods still available. As growing technology continues to change the way businesses approach their marketing … View the article.
How to win more freelance clients when you've quit social media
You're fed up with the trolls, the endless bile, the utter vacuity of social media. But as you tell your friends and family, "I would cancel my account, but I need it for work." But do you, really?
It's worth thinking about. Because the mental health benefits of leaving social media for good (not to mention the extra time you'll save for, you know, actual work) are very attractive indeed.
What's the Tech
What Can We Expect From Instagram's Change in Direction?
Instagram has announced that it will focus more of its attention away from photos. But what does this mean for users? Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri has announced that the app no longer focuses solely around sharing photos. Instead, the platform is shifting more of its focus toward creators, video, shopping, and messaging.
Facebook adds end-to-end encryption to Messenger calls
You can encrypt your voice calls now, emphasis on "can." With video calls taking hold as a major part of our lives during a way-too-long pandemic, Facebook is doing a little bit more to protect those made on its Messenger platform. But only a little bit. Facebook announced Friday that end-to-end.
Mindset and Growth
How This Entrepreneur Finally Stopped the Cycle of Self-Sabotage
It all starts with self-awareness. Here's how you can do it too.
There's nothing more frustrating than having the desire to be somewhere in life, watching others posting about their successes, but personally going in circles, frustrated and unable to break free. Self-sabotage was something that I embodied like a pro for many years, and while I still experience it to a certain level, these days it doesn't stay around for long....Read on...
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