Freelance is hard. All of those early mornings and late nights spent cold emailing people who might not even be interested in your services. All of that time spent researching potential businesses and scouring the web to find a contact email address, then getting maybe one response out of 58, and that one not even having the budget to move forward.
With so much competition in every industry, your personal image and brand are essential for setting yourself apart and appealing to your audience. Without a strong brand, you'll find it difficult to differentiate yourself from the competition. What exactly does it take to create a compelling and memorable image? Here are five tips for creating a strong personal brand.
2017 is shaping up to be one of social media's biggest years yet. Facebook continues to grow at an incredible pace, with Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube not far behind. Live streaming is gaining popularity and on-demand internet video traffic is skyrocketing.
Facebook is rolling out three new features aimed at monetizing videos. Content creators can look at this announcement as a sign of good times ahead.
Videos on Facebook get a ton of consumer attention with more than one hundred million hours of viewership per day. The news feed, where these videos are displayed, is a very valuable place to be. Advertisers will be happy to see that Facebook is ramping up its advertising efforts in this area.
Peruse the web for data on the future of Twitter and you'll be greeted by headlines like "Jack Dorsey is Losing Control of Twitter", "Twitter is Out of Time", and "Twitter Inc. Stock is Garbage". Based upon headlines like these, one might think Twitter is on the verge of collapse as a social media platform. Funny thing is, nothing could be further from the truth.