167 - Exciting Social Media Ideas

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It’s easy to want to give up on social media as a means to grow your creative business. With changing algorithms, fickle engagement and snail paced growth, it’s easy to feel like ‘what’s the point?’, right?

BUT THERE’S A HUGE BUT and here it is: the people who are crushing in the creative world often credit their success to social media…

I don’t think there’s debating it, social media is important to our creative career… no matter how much we wish it wasn’t true.

In this episode we share 8 ways to rethink social media that lead to new excitement around this topic and strategy for making real progress.


Thanks to Yoni Wolf and the band WHY? for our theme music.

Thanks to my man Nate Utesch and his band Metavari for all the other tunes! soundcloud.com/metavari

Thanks to Alex Sugg for editing and the podcast!



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Posted on Jan 23, 2018

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