Category: Social Media

How to stay sane online 0

How to stay sane online

How to stay sane online from Anke Holst 1. How to stay sane online 2. Yet, learning to communicate online comes with varied, often opposed whys, whats, hows and wheres. 3. Confusion and other...

There are some things about your online identity you can only do yourself 0

There are some things about your online identity you can only do yourself

Still using yesterday’s slide from 2009 as inspiration, I’m again attempting to improve how I think about what exactly I do and why anyone should hire me. (I think I like the slide because...

You’re a person. You’re analogue. Your online presence should be too. 0

You’re a person. You’re analogue. Your online presence should be too.

There is a very simple fallacy in a ‘doing social in order to…’ approach. Anything you do in life with a binary goal – yes/no – can only go two ways. You either succeed...

Trust and credibility online 1

Trust and credibility online

I’ve always been online as myself. Part of that is not being clever enough to live a well-constructed lie, part of that is having quite a lot of trust in other people being able...

Who speaks for you right now? 5 Questions to ask 0

Who speaks for you right now? 5 Questions to ask

Chances are, someone is already speaking for you. No matter if you have influence over this, you should ask questions. Digital agencies are a dime a dozen. They are either run by old school...

Speak for Yourself: How to not let the bad stuff get you down 0

Speak for Yourself: How to not let the bad stuff get you down

Starting out can be scary, and that fear is totally justified. The Internet in general, and social media in particular, is full of bad stuff that you’ll come in contact with, and that you...

Having an online life: Isn’t that something young people do? 0

Having an online life: Isn’t that something young people do?

No it isn’t. I don’t believe that having a great online life is a generational thing at all. I remember gasping when I heard the phrase ‘Social Media? Oh, we’re letting the intern handle...

Speak for Yourself: Playground instead of echo chamber 1

Speak for Yourself: Playground instead of echo chamber

A creative way of having your first audience Getting good at anything means doing it. Doing anything a lot is a chore – unless it’s fun. Talking out loud in an empty room is...