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The 5 Easiest Ways to Make a Profit on Social Media


In the interest of transparency (always), there will be the option to sign up for a premium program included in the workshop. But I genuinely don’t give a single flying…FUTON…if you ever shell out cash during one of my free trainings. Since my goal is to help students for life, I absolutely want to bust out some of my most valuable and powerful social media

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Using Social Media to Grow a Profitable Business


Selfie.   Selfie.   Dog selfie.   Salad selfie.   Sunset selfie.  Salad-at-sunset selfie. As you mindlessly scroll through Instagram while scribbling down a grocery list in your head, you see it… Your online crush / competition / bestie / nemesis just posted a vacation pic taken on a cobblestone road in London. (She’s clearly an undercover model with an

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Free 4-Part Video Series…to GROW Your Biz!


I’m gonna drop a #truthbomb (or two). DUCK AND COVER, Y’ALL. Your social media following won’t *magically* increase when you jot “must grow social media following” down on your neverending to-do list. Alas, your social media following definitely won’t EXPLODE just because you throw a penny down a wishing well, sell your voice to a sea witch, or bet it all on

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Casual Entrepreneurs vs. Strategic Entrepreneurs


Secondly, there are the Strategic Entrepreneurs. They are the types of business owners who USE social media regularly, develop large followings, and learn how to grow their business as a result of their efforts. After years of studying the differences between both, I noticed that the way Strategic Entrepreneurs approached their social content (their posts, their photos,

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Checking Your Ego + Narcissism of Social Media


People often ask me if it feels narcissistic to post so much about myself on social media.  They ask if I worry people will formulate opinions about my work based on how active I am Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. Allow me to answer this in the most straight-forward way possible:There are lots (and I mean lots) of people who don’t like how I use social

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What’s an Instagram Pod + Should I Use One?


Earlier today I shared an Instagram Engagement tutorial via Instagram Stories (3 Tips to Instagram Engagement), so if you wanna check it out, do so before it disappears in 24 hours!  And I even included a iPhone photo tutorial! Speaking of Instagram, I’ve been asked lately about INSTAGRAM PODSWhat’s the purpose of an Instagram pod?How do I start an Instagram

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Here’s to Never Wondering “What If?”


And yet we wore party hats because we continued to HOPE. A couple days ago, I made a dinner reservation for a 11 people. I requested a table in the back, away from other guests because, well, our conversations might get loud. I explained there’d be laughter and toasting. We were planning to CELEBRATE…and my big, crazy, emotional Latino family wasn’t going to hold

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Does your job suck? [Why everything you do prepares you for your dream career]


I left law school, picked up a camera, pursued curiosity,

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I hope you let the light in


“Can I be honest? We just met, but I’m going to cut through the mire and let you know something really personal: I’ve battled depression since I was 24 years old. I’ve gone through the highest highs and the lowest lows. I’ve hit rock bottom (more than once) and there were times when getting out of bed was the hardest thing to do. With help from my family,

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How to Get Your Social Media Posts Seen by More People


Have you wondered why your organic reach on your Facebook page quickly dropped or why no one is seeing your posts on Instagram and Twitter?  I’m here to help answer these questions, but first… Cue the ALGORITHM!  Now before you roll your eyes or nod off, I just need you to know ONE thing.  The algorithm will HELP your accounts, if you use it smartly.   We now

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How Do You Start the Process of Executing Big Ideas?


to be honest, you have an idea of what you want, but the market hasn’t had the chance to mold it yet. you must put it out, let your followers share it, tag it, mold it before you create a big vision for it. set your intentions for one month. what do you plan to do for 30 days? then stay committed to it. once that month is over, then assess what needs to be fixed and

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2017 Predictions with Social Media Examiner


Streaming video is a great opportunity to personalize a business, so revel in the value of showcasing who you are, not just what you do. If you want your Facebook page to be seen and have more organic reach, live video reigns supreme.  In fact, the algorithm favors live video to anything else (videos, photos, and text updates) at the moment.  Gone are the days

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Tips for Family Photos on a Wedding Day


Dear Jasmine, I really, really struggle with the formal portrait sessions at weddings. Yesterday I had an hour to get 14 groupings done. Right after the ceremony all the girls disappeared to touch up their makeup. The event coordinator didn't help one bit he just said, "I think everyone is looking for direction from you." And the biggest hinderance of all---OPEN BAR! Yes

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