In this episode of Business as Unusual I am breaking down some misconceptions about the first couple of months and even years of being an entrepreneur. Sometimes we give up too early in the entrepreneur journey simply because we have too much pride and are not willing to do what it takes to get the bills paid. This is my tough love talk on that.
Today I invited my husband Jeff on the show to discuss relationships and entrepreneurship. How do you make them work? What advice we can give both the entrepreneur and the partner to build and maintain a strong relationship all while building a business. I have been an entrepreneur for 8 years and am not shy about stating that my success is largly due to the support of my husband. Today you can learn even more about how we make it all work.
Three tips to instantly improve your video • Sponsor today is http://www.printdirtcheap.com • Breaking down three things to improve your video • Lavalier lapel microphone • Rode video mic • The Blue Yeti USB microphone is awesome • How to improve your sound quality of your videos without spending any money • Improve your lighting • Improve your Lighting on your videos for free • Umbrella light kits for the win • Who doesn't like a good light ring • Don't shake, stabilize • Turn any old tripod into a phone holder • A great little on-the-go tripod • Smartphone video stabilizer of choice • Show notes and resources http://stellar247.media/bettervideo • Let me know what you think. 👊
Social media Weekend Update is here for February 3rd • New Instagram story ads and Instagram now let's business Pages schedule posts • Instagram rolls out type mode to stories • Twitter launches sponsored moments • Snapchat releases some updates to iOS • Snap has launched a merchandise store in app • Three things to note about Facebook's fourth quarter earnings report • Check out the show notes at http://stellar247.media/feb3
More Facebook Engagement with Eddie Garrison • real world examples • very short video • Live video • use ads when it makes sense • thumbstopping animation • be in front of the camera. • tips for going live on Facebook • engagement cycles • recap & bonus tips • bonus tips on stories • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/engagenow
Social Media Weekend Update for January 21, 2018 #socialmedianews • Facebook puts the trustworthiness of new sources in the hands of the users • Facebook further test stories on desktop • Facebook is changing how photos are displayed in the news feed • WhatsApp launches its business app • Instagram is testing a new type feature for stories • Google will make page speed a factor in mobile search ranking starting in July • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/smwu12118
See first on Facebook pages. Is that the answer? Let's discuss. • 1. You better already have something awesome going on over on your page. • 2. It's very important to not post too much • 3. Quality over quantity always • 4. There are other notification options for pages to try • What makes you want to subscribe to a business page?
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Social media Weekend Update. • Facebook testing out video thumbnail tool • Facebook is testing a city specific section of it's app • Facebook now allows you to tag pages and people in stories • Facebook makes deals for music on the platform • Instagram is now halting live video that possibly has copyrighted material in it • Snapchat stories in more places? • Snapchat considering new ad rules • Would you pay for Facebook video chat Hardware? • Facebook zero? • Here's what's coming up in the future. Notes: http://stellar247.media/smwu114 • I want to hear from you!
Social Media Weekend Update January 6th • Facebook testing out a grid view for profiles • What needs fixing on Facebook? • Instagram test allowing users to auto post stories to WhatsApp • Instagram messenger updates • Show notes http://stellar247.media/jan6 • Thanks!
5 signs it is time to invest in a social media manager • Are you doing the bare minimum? • Are you over promoting on social media? • Are you using social media like it's 2012? • Are you not seeing the results from social media that you want? • Are your social-media efforts getting you into trouble? • Next steps. Where to go to hire a social media Pro. • Get a referral for a social media manager • Check out social media networks to find your next social media professional • Google it • Upwork or similar sites can help you find affordable social media managers • A quick note about hiring in house social media manager • What to consider when hiring your first social media manager • Budget • Expectations • Do you need in house or freelancer? • How important is personality when it comes to hiring a social media manager? • Location, location, location. • Knowledge of your industry • How well do they know social media? • Questions or comments? • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/smm
Social media Weekend Update time • Instagram now allows you to follow hashtags • Archive and add to collections Instagram stories • Instagram rolls out rights manager • Facebook ads more WhatsApp Integrations • Facebook is testing out a new privacy option for comments • Facebook rolls out our story on pages • Facebook rolling out of snooze button to quiet down people pages and groups for • Create Facebook Stories on your desktop? • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/smwu1217 • Thank you!
How to transform one piece of content into many in less time #contentcreation • For every podcast episode there's a lot of content that's created. • My favorite visual creation tool that also saves me time. • Highlight or repurpose content with video #videomarketing • The tool that keeps your Evergreen content coming. • Transform high-performing content into e-books checklist and guides in a Flash • Why do all this extra work? • Grab the show notes at http://stellar247.media/evergreen • Join me over in my Facebook group http://stellar247.media/FBGroup
Social media weekend update for December 10th • Snapchat news #snapchat • Instagram news #instagram • Pinterest news #pinterest • Facebook launches messenger for kids • Very important news for Facebook business page admins. • Facebook now offers sound collection a collection of Music creators can use • Facebook ads support for live broadcasting in messenger • Facebook wants us to get to know each other better • Facebook testing out visual tagging • Sharing is caring. ❤👊 • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/smwu1210
Imposter syndrome • Knowledge is power and confidence will get you paid. • Always be learning • If you want to be the best you have to learn from the best. • How do you overcome imposter syndrome? notes at http://stellar247.media/yourock
Dealing with Burnout • Email overwhelm • Clean, organize and set expectations to get your inbox under control. • Clean, organize and set expectations to get your inbox under control. • Lack of inspiration and boredom • Is it time to move on? • What if you want to stay? • Take the leap. • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/leap
Social Media Content calendar • Didn't work for a week, but my client content didn't suffer. • Content calendars are not a new concept • Content calendar tools • I'm obsessed with Trello, here's why... • Step 1 to building a content calendar • Example of content themes for each day of the week. • You NEED a content roadmap • Lays put this content calender together! • Content calendar show notes: http://stellar247.media/calendar • Hit me up with your questions and comments.
Social Media Weekend Update November 18 • Facebook launches a creators app • Facebook merges Stories with Messenger Day • Twitter changes rules for a verification check mark • Facebook testing out slideshows for covers • Facebook testing custom filters in stories • LinkedIn ads Legions Drive even more ROI from marketers • Twitter now allows 50 character display names • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/smu1118
Rock Your Instagram with Special Guest Nicole Mickle • from fun to business via Instagram • How Instagram took Nicole from 50k properties to 600k properties #realestate • Instagram does more than bring you sales. • stop with the old school marketing and the magic will happen • share your interest and attract your tribe. • Rock Your Instagram with Special Guest Nicole Mickle
Instagram stories for business and branding #instagram • The DL on stories #instagramstories • Instagram story mini case story #instagram • Example and formula for Instagram stories. • 10 Tips for creating #instagramstories • Pre-create graphics for stories • Meet and photo shoot • Have a plan • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/igstories • In closing...
Social Media Weekend Update 11.11.17 • Twitter expands tweet count • Twitter has a $99 promo program. • Snapchat announce loss and redesign • Facebook messenger testing live chat plugin for websites. • Instagram now allows users to upload story files older than 24 hours • Facebook Marketplace takes on the rental market • LinkedIn rolls out Sales Navigator • Facebook slaps some hands • Tag an event in Facebook • Facebook makes it easier to manage posts on mobile. • Follow hashtags on Instagram • Get more organized on Pinterest • Show notes http://stellar247.media/su1111
Formula for creating the perfect email marketing content. #emailmarketing • KISS for email marketing #emailmarketing • 4 step formula for the perfect email #emailmarketing • What color is important for your goals #emailmarketing • Fonts are super important in #emailmarketing • Okay a couple more words on images in your #emailmarketing • Mobile is a must #emailmarketing • 3 things people consider when you send them an email • 1. Do I know you #emailmarketing • 2. Timing id's everything #emailmarketing • 3. Subject lines #emailmarketing • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/emformulablog • Join my Facebook group at http://stellar247.media/FBGroup
A comprehensive guide to stock video, music and photos • Whatbis royalty free mean? • Creative Commons and tongue twisters • Public domain, a marketers dream • Free Music Archive • Icompetech • Amazon royalty free music • Music For Makers • Free stock video • Pixabay has free video, photos and more. • Pexels has beautiful video clips • Where to find 4k video stock • Unsplash is the gold standard of free stock photos • ❤ Creative Market • Make sure you are unique with this tool • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/crblog • Thanks for listening! Hit me up with your questions & don't for get to review! ❤
Social Media Weekend Update 11.4.17 • Instagram stories gets more prominence in newsfeed #instagram • Instagram stories stop motion • Periscope pays broadcasters more...kind of • Facebook thinks they know you better than you think • Facebook GIF polls officially on pages and profiles now. • Snap wants to compete with the big boys in the ad race • Facebook wants to see your dance moves • Facebook wants to show you breaking news • 365 + LinkedIn = ❤ • More tools for group admins on Facebook • Facebook account switching made easy. • YouTube comes to the big screen • More ways to give money on Facebook • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/wu105 • Can I get a 5⭐ review?
The ins and outs of contest on Facebook • Do' s and don'ts of Facebook contests • What you can and should do in a Facebook contest • What you Can't do in Facebook contests • Woobox is my favorite contest tool. • Agrapulse offers free Facebook contest tools. • One more suggestion and my pick for best Facebook contest tool • Like and comment Facebook contests • The steaks are higher with a sweepstakes • Brackets to keep people engaged. • Practice K.I.S.S. when it comes to Facebook contests • Join my Facebook group http://stellar247.media/FBGroup • Show notes at http://stellar247.media/fbcblog