InstaStrategy: How to Thrive on the ‘New’ Instagram

What a year it’s been for Instagram! The fast-growing social platform is implementing numerous changes to celebrate its sixth year. People tend to resist change, so it’s no wonder that some of these changes have been met with consternation. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jaime Shine 💬 Marketer (@jaimeshine)   The DreadedContinue reading “InstaStrategy: How to Thrive on the ‘New’ Instagram”

6 Valuable Snippets of Career Advice I’d Tell My Younger Self

After reading some of the entries in the popular #IfIWere22 LinkedIn series, I was inspired to think about what I would tell my younger self. Hindsight is 20/20, right? So here I go… 6 Snippets of Career Advice I’d Give to My Younger Self Don’t let yourself be used. Yes, it pays to be aContinue reading “6 Valuable Snippets of Career Advice I’d Tell My Younger Self”

LinkedIn: The Essence of a Profile

You created a bare bones profile and uploaded your resume to LinkedIn a few years ago, and you haven’t been back. You’re done, right? Similar to other social platforms, the more you put into LinkedIn, the more you’ll get out of it. And just like other platforms, it all starts with your profile. What’s in a LinkedInContinue reading “LinkedIn: The Essence of a Profile”

Why do you want to be a silhouette?

It’s the first thing that makes me second guess following you. If you can’t even add a profile picture—something, anything—I really question the value of your tweets. Of course, there’s debate on what works best as an avatar; but first, you need a profile pic. Period. I realize this is basic knowledge, and one ofContinue reading “Why do you want to be a silhouette?”

Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles

Social media is still buzzing, even as it has moved from a trend to a mainstream marketing activity. Yet so many people still overlook one of the most important aspects—the profile. First, let’s focus on the profile picture. This is your first step to legitimacy. It’s hard to take a generic silhouette seriously. Not photogenic?Continue reading “Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles”