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Empowering you to do social media differently. Alexis Bushnell chats to a variety of guests about their experiences and shares her own advice as a social media coach focused on ethical and effective marketing on everything from Instagram to Facebook to The Social Dilemma and everything in between.

Empowering you to do social media differently. Alexis Bushnell chats to a variety of guests about their experiences and shares her own advice as a social media coach focused on ethical and effective marketing on everything from Instagram to Facebook to The Social Dilemma and everything in between.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Empowering you to do social media differently. Alexis Bushnell chats to a variety of guests about their experiences and shares her own advice as a social media coach focused on ethical and effective marketing on everything from Instagram to Facebook to The Social Dilemma and everything in between.

Language:

English

Contact:

+33750287983


Episodes

Fundraising on social media with Leah Lewis

5/19/2022
Whether you're a charity or fundraiser yourself, want to support charities through your business, or want to know how to best support the charities you love through social media, Leah Lewis (she/her) shares advice from her many years of experience as a professional fundraiser. Civitas is Latin for Community. Community and fundraising is my passion! I can support your charity to diversify fundraising income, to build relationships with the community and raise funds for the amazing work your...

Duration:00:36:59

How often should you share promo posts?

5/12/2022
There is no hard and fast rule on how often to share promo posts so I'm sharing how you can change how you think about them to help you figure out how often is ideal for you. Copyright exists on the Internet with Catherine Berry: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1709287/9063686 Alexis' links. I hang out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbushnell/​ Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaForHumans Join the club to learn more about ethical and effective social media...

Duration:00:10:43

Trauma responses and social media with Vanessa Persephone Wells

5/5/2022
How does social media activate trauma response in those of us with co-dependency and abuse histories? Vanessa Persephone Wells (she/they) explains what's going on and what we can do to take care of ourselves and manage those responses. Vanessa is a psychic medium, empathic coach, solitary eclectic secular witch, energy worker, and founder of Dark Hearts Healing Arts. They offer Shadow Work and Self-Worth Witchery for deep feelers, intense thinkers, and witchy creatives who are done living...

Duration:00:52:50

Taking breaks and coming back - the power of engagement

4/28/2022
Many small business owners are worried to take social media breaks or feel, if they do, the algorithm penalises them. In this episode I share my tips for returning to social media after a break successfully. Spoilers, the answer is engagement. Always. Join the club to learn more about ethical and effective social media marketing: https://socialmediaforhumans.club/ Alexis' links. I hang out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbushnell/​ Find me on Facebook:...

Duration:00:11:11

Ethical business ownership - an Earth day roundtable

4/22/2022
Celebrate Earth day with an ethical business roundtable discussion with special guests: Mandy Chowdhary - Goodness Goodies. Named for my passion in providing goods that taste delicious and 'free from' whilst positively impacting health and the planet. I believe that small decisions made daily by us, help the world we live in to thrive. Website: https://goodnessgoodies.co.uk/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goodnessgoodies Facebook:...

Duration:01:08:24

Do less, achieve more

4/14/2022
Why doing less is great social media strategy for freelancers and micro-business owners, and how to figure out where to focus your time and energy. Get your Action It April workbook: https://socialmediaforhumans.club/product/action-it-workbook/ Free Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BCSacorn Alexis' links. I hang out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbushnell/​ Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaForHumans Join the club to learn more about...

Duration:00:09:39

Sexuality and social media with Dr Colby Zongol

4/7/2022
Digging deep into social media's impact on relationships and sexuality with Dr Colby Zongol (she/her). We chatted about how social media enables us to explore who we are and what we like, what the research really says about porn and is Instagram only bad for our self esteem? Dr. Colby Zongol is a sexologist who believes that the relationship rules we've been taught are bullshit. Forget what "should" be, imagine what COULD be! Through teaching and mentorship she helps clients reprogram the...

Duration:01:00:41

Making social media less angry

3/31/2022
I've been trying something new to help me be less angry on the internet and I wanted to share it with you too. If you try it too, I'd love to hear what you think. Alexis' links. Free Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BCSacorn I hang out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbushnell/​ Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaForHumans Join the club to learn more about ethical and effective social media marketing:...

Duration:00:08:17

Mindful Instagramming with Stephanie McKenna

3/24/2022
It was so interesting to chat to Stephanie about how she uses Instagram with the moon cycles - 2 weeks on the app, 2 weeks off. We also dove into the other ways she's more mindful of her Instagram usage - avoiding the doomscroll, focusing on meaningful action and prioritising her mental well-being over everything. Stephanie is a self-proclaimed creative maximalist. She truly believes that surrounding yourself with the things you love is one of the greatest joys of the modern world. She's...

Duration:01:00:16

Video isn't all that

3/17/2022
Is video really the big deal social media platforms and experts want you to think it is? I share my hot take on why the stats tell a different story. Digital in 2022 report: https://wearesocial.com/uk/blog/2022/01/digital-2022-another-year-of-bumper-growth-2/ Alexis' links. I hang out on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexisbushnell/​ Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaForHumans Join the club to learn more about ethical and effective social media marketing:...

Duration:00:12:20

Self publishing and social media with E L Williams

3/10/2022
From the highs and lows of self publishing to how her passion for the planet and animals on it permeates her work, I'm thrilled to kick off season 2's interviews with indie author E L Williams. E L Williams grew up in the Welsh Valleys in a tiny house full of books and stories of magic. She’s passionate about animals, nature and all things spiritual and frequently combines all three in her writing. As a sustainability specialist by profession, her writing is influenced by her desire to...

Duration:00:57:47

Video for people who are terrified of video

3/3/2022
Kicking off season 2 with a new format; quick tips starting with video! Everybody's talking about how video is the Next Big Thing but do you have to be creating video content? And is video really even feasible if you're terrified of being on camera? Alexis gives 4 ideas for all levels of video terror so you can give it a try... if you want to. Practice video in a safe, supportive space like the Acorn Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BCSacorn. Alexis' links. I hang out on...

Duration:00:12:49

Do we even need social media with Eleanor Snare

10/21/2021
Diving deep into disconnecting from social media with coach, Eleanor Snare (they/them), for the final episode of Social Media for Humans season 1. We discussed how running a business without social media has been going for Eleanor, consumerism and late capitalism, FOMO and whether we're no longer able to process loss. I'd love to hear your thoughts on anything and everything we discussed in the comments. Eleanor Snare is a coach for folks who want to leave a positive legacy, but don't...

Duration:01:11:25

Finding your freelance way with Sarah Townsend

10/7/2021
Freelancing isn't easy but Sarah Townsend (she/her) has an endless supply of tips to help, whether you're brand new, haven't taken the plunge yet or have been freelancing for decades. We chat about imposter syndrome, authenticity, burnout and book writing, among so many other topics in this super interesting episode. As a freelance copywriter for more than 20 years, Sarah Townsend helps purpose-led businesses discover the power of persuasive copy. In 2020, she published Survival Skills...

Duration:00:48:12

Art, life and mental health with Nia Pasumbal

9/23/2021
A free and easy chat with Nia, an incredible artist, about the pressure to churn out content for Instagram, freelance vs employment and figuring out what to do with your life when you have anxiety. Nia is a freelance illustrator based in the NYC/NJ area. She has a particular interest in storytelling and psychology and uses those interests in her work. Nia is most often found tucked in the corners of her room reading or watching YouTube videos. Nia's links. Instagram:...

Duration:00:55:04

Copyright exists on the internet with Catherine Berry

9/9/2021
Always a hot topic, today we're talking copyright and why you can't just use any old image you find on Google with Catherine Berry (she/her). Catherine is a photographer who teaches how to take your own photographs ('Selfies for your business' and product shots) as well as offers bespoke services including brand photography, Gif making, virtual photoshoots, video editing and a 'send your bits and bobs' service for a set of 'on brand' photographs. Small business owners love that Catherine is...

Duration:00:39:48

The power of online community with Suzanne Buckley

8/26/2021
Suzanne loves working with emerging and growing online entrepreneurs, to help them establish and grow their online communities. She loves all things online community, writing listicles, reading chick lit/romantic comedy, and relaxing in her hammock! She's been married to James for 20+ years and has four amazing girls, two cats, and a greyhound. They live by the sea in North Wales, are novice family travelers, and long-time home educators. Suzanne's links. Instagram:...

Duration:01:06:16

The power of online community with Suzanne Buckley

8/26/2021
I have never known anyone as passionate about community as Suzanne (she/her) and I was lucky to get her on the podcast to chat about why she loves community and how do to online community well. Suzanne loves working with emerging and growing online entrepreneurs, to help them establish and grow their online communities. She loves all things online community, writing listicles, reading chick lit/romantic comedy, and relaxing in her hammock! She's been married to James for 20+ years and has...

Duration:01:06:16

Showing up as your authentic self with Tigz Rice

8/12/2021
We're getting real about confidence, authenticity and boundaries in this episode with boudoir and brand photographer, Tigz Rice (she/her). Tigz Rice is a Boudoir and Brand Photography specialist based in Hertfordshire, who helps fearless humans and bad-ass brands re-connect with themselves and feel empowered, confident and unapologetically present in both their personal and professional adventures. Tigz's links. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TigzRiceStudios LinkedIn:...

Duration:00:46:17

That ADHD life with Lexi Wilson

7/29/2021
Social Media Manager Lexi Wilson (she/her) shares how her ADHD has impacted her work, her life and her parenting. We chat about the good and bad of social media and how Facebook's hate speech policy is catching the wrong people. Lexi is a social media manager, mom, ADHD wild woman and natural redhead. Lexi's links. Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/leximarkets Instagram: www.instagram.com/leximarkets Website: www.leximarketssocial.com Alexis' links. I hang out on Instagram:...

Duration:01:05:27