What To Put In Your Instagram Bio

So you’ve set up your Instagram account, chosen a handle and profile picture and now…. what on earth to put in that bio?

The blank space stares you in the face and you panic and write something like ‘Bios are hard!’ While that is a very true statement, if you want to build you personal brand on Instagram, or even if you just want to stand out from the crowd – you’re going to need to be more specific.

Your bio is one of the first things people see when they land on your profile, and it’s prime real estate for getting your brand message across – no one is going to be able to buy from you if they don’t know what you’re selling. Even if you’re not selling anything, you have about three seconds to make a good impression on someone and get them to follow, so clarity is key.

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17 A Seat at the Table lyrics for when you need an Instagram caption

1. I’m gonna look for my body yeah/ I’ll be back real soon

2. But you know that a king is only a man/ With flesh and bones, he bleeds just like you do

3. I tried to dance it away/ I tried to change it with my hair

4. But it’s hard when you only/ Got fans around and no fam around/ And if they are, then their hands are out/ And they pointing fingers

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How to protect your sanity on Twitter

By the time I finish writing this article roughly 21 million tweets will have been sent.

Some of them will be from bloggers like me, shamelessly promoting their work, others will be witty one liners with Arthur memes attached to them, and others will be abuse, tweeted directly at specific users.

Here’s how you can keep sane, and still be active, on Twitter and other social media platforms.

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Office dos and don’ts for millennials

The first thing you’ll have to learn is that if you’re any age under 30, you will get called a millennial at least once a week, so you better find out what it means.

Aside from that, here are some office do’s and don’ts for the Snapchat generation.

DON’T

Take selfies in the office. I know it’s tempting (especially if the lighting is really good) but it’s pretty unprofessional, your hands should be occupied with work.

Every single time you have your phone in your hand I can guarantee someone in the office thinks you’re texting bae.

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Five things you should do right now to improve your social media presence

Pretty much every brand, company and most individuals have at least one social media account. But so many of these accounts are dormant, badly-managed or just not reaching their full potential.

There’s nothing worse than falling in love with a brand offline, wanting to connect with them online and then finding they haven’t tweeted since 2009 *side eye*.

Managing social media accounts is actually really easy, but people get confused, overwhelmed and sometimes don’t know where to start. Here are five things you can do in under 10 minutes to improve your online presence.

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How to run a successful Twitter chat

What is a Twitter chat?

First of all, for those of you who are wondering, a Twitter chat is a live online conversation that places place on Twitter (obvs) at an agreed time using a specific hashtag. A Twitter chat often has guests, sometimes just one, sometimes more than one.

Twitter chats are great for increasing engagement, positioning yourself as an industry expert and finding out what your followers think about a topic.

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The Most Powerful Women on Vine

Vine (an app that allows you to create short, beautiful, looping videos and share them), is one of the hottest microblogging sites today, with 40 million users and 8333 videos shared every minute.

The six second videos vary from comedy sketches and pranks to song snippets and dance battles. But as social media creates a slightly more even platform for real talent to excel without the need for an agent, a big budget or celebrity status, who are the women worth watching?

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