Category: Social Media Client

  • Client Boundaries from a Recovering People Pleaser

    Client Boundaries from a Recovering People Pleaser

    Client boundaries are hard. It’s hard to know when you are asking for the right things and then it’s hard to enforce those boundaries when the client tiptoes through the tulips while you’re depending on them for a paycheck. The older I get, the more likely I am to say, “This is not working for […]

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  • Why Personality is So Important When Selecting a Social Media Consultant

    Why Personality is So Important When Selecting a Social Media Consultant

    I’m of the view that great social media consultants are born, not made. Personality factors in so much in the world that I would rather hire based on that than skills. Okay, so that last sentence sounds a little crazy. The basic skills of social media can be taught. The thirst for knowledge in this […]

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  • Social Media Client Questionnaire: Why I Ask What You Love

    Social Media Client Questionnaire: Why I Ask What You Love

    Whenever someone hires my company for social media consulting, the first thing that happens is they are given a social media client questionnaire to fill out. It’s easy to guess at what some of my questions are, but there are probably a few that would surprise you. And yes, as you can tell by the […]

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  • How to be a Great Social Media Client

    How to be a Great Social Media Client

    I’m settled into my trusty recliner with a cup of coffee. The dogs are down in their home in the basement, which we affectionately call “Hell.” The cat is sleepily looking out the window while cuddled up on his cat tree. And the baby… she’s cooing to herself as she decides whether she is awake […]

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