A Beginner’s Guide to Mastodon

After Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, interest in other social networking sites has increased significantly. Some names may be familiar to you while others are completely new, but a quick search on Google Trends reveals that old or new, people are looking for the next best microblogging platform. Source Tumblr is one of those household […]

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What you need to know about vertical social networks

Almost everyone, when given the opportunity, has one oddly-specific topic they can spend hours giving a presentation on. Mine would be young adult books from the mid-2010s, while others are very into soccer or recreating vintage recipes. Vertical networks – social platforms dedicated exclusively to niche interests – are there to support those interests. Reddit […]

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How and why to take a social media break

If you’re anything like me, you can spend hours and hours on social media. And if you do, then you’re probably familiar with the TikTok infinite scrolling or doom scrolling on Twitter first thing in the morning. But excessive use of social media has been linked to increased depression, anxiety, lack of sleep and other […]

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Katelyn Bourgoin on Knowing Your Audience

Welcome to the sixth and final (for now) installment of Social Proof with Katelyn Bourgoin. Katelyn is an entrepreneur and creator who’s built several companies and agencies and even sold one successfully. She’s currently working as the CEO and Lead Trainer at Customer Camp, a company dedicated to helping its clients better understand buyer psychology. […]

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Tori Dunlap on Evolving a Personal Brand

This edition of Social Proof features a different story, offering the scenario of “what if my personal brand grew to be more than me?” That has been Tori Dunlap’s experience as her project to save $100,000 before the age of 25 has grown into a business touching millions of people’s lives. The founder of multimillion-dollar […]

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