Hello! It’s been a challenge to put this issue together as I’ve been overwhelmed on work. I’m glad I was asked to write the piece on photography for social media. Learning & refreshing on photo basics, especially in the context of social media, is always helpful. Lastly, while TikTok probably won’t be covered in this newsletter, I do think it’s good to know about it, so here’s a piece on what marketers should know about the network.
Thanks & I hope you enjoy reading!
[BYLINE] Some basic photography tips for taking photos on your phone (can also be extrapolated to cameras). This is a beginner-level article.
Facebook added: new business tools for Messenger, separating Page stories from personal stories in the newsfeed, an updated desktop design, & Spotify integration with Stories. It’s testing: removing like counts on posts (like Instagram).
Twitter has not released anything new but its CEO’s own Twitter account got hacked.
Follow these steps to set your marketing team up for success with organic social media campaigns for any business.
One woman’s influencer is another woman’s unfluencer, the person who makes you want to do the opposite of whatever she’s doing and ruining vacations, golden lattes, and wide-leg pants everywhere.
Instagram saves are seriously important right now! We explain why you need to start tracking your Instagram saves if you want to grow your account.
[Long read, 3 free articles/month] What can researching human responses to rejection tell us about ourselves?
[Thanks to Caryn at Juniors for sending this along!]
Managing stress with an approach centered on emotional-awareness can help prevent burnout.
An update from my container garden!