The online bio is the new resume + cover letter + business card.
Needless to say, it really matters when it comes to introducing yourself to the world.
This week in our long reads* section, we are featuring and article that we found both inspiring and humbling, about how patients with chronic illness use social media to soothe their pain.
While many people now try to cure their addiction to social media, some patient actually leverage social media as a cure to relieve their suffering:
When patients are asked to rate their pain on a scale from zero to 10, they may report higher levels of pain in an attempt to communicate their “helplessness and hopelessness.” The problem is not that it hurts more; it’s that it just never stops hurting. For some patients, Instagram and Tumblr are better places to express that feeling than the doctor’s office.
In this fascinating Slate article titled The Social Media Cure, by Reporter Amanda Hess, you will learn:
A must-read, most definitely.
*About Loomly Toolkit Long Reads: every other week, we select a third-party, long-form article addressing a major topic related to social media and bring it to you. In a nutshell, our team curates smart content, so you don’t have to.
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In July 2015, Twitter announced a new advertising tool set: Twitter Event Targeting.
Of course, Twitter’s end goal with this interface is to sell more ads to advertisers — by serving more relevant ads to users.
But that doesn’t mean we cannot take advantage of these new fancy tools without spending a dime!
Social Media Manager is an insanely cool job, we can all agree on that! 😉
Part of this job is actually dealing with disappointed / frustrated / angry clients or fans.
While some situations are obviously more difficult to deal with than others, there are sentences a Social Media Manager should never use.
As you can read on our own official website, one of Loomly’s features allows you to schedule your posts, with Buffer.
One of the most frequent questions you have been asking us over the course of the past few weeks is: how?
How can I schedule my posts with Buffer in Loomly?
Here is quick guide to do so: