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How to Break Free Of Your Writer's Block

Selecting the perfect photo for your Instagram grid and designing your blog graphics is hard enough already.

It gets even more difficult when you struggle with what to say. I get it. I even struggle with writing captions for our Get Found Stock Instagram feed from time to time.

Sometimes the words come pouring out so fast that creating multiple pieces of content feels easy. Other times I can’t come up with anything, even if my job depended on it (oh wait, it kind of does…).

You don’t have to feel guilty about being in the middle of writer’s block. We’ve all been there! Instead of letting it stress you out, I have a few tips to help you pull yourself out of a bad season of writer’s block.

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Why Community is the Most Important Thing you'll Ever Build in your Business

When you started your business, you thought your days would give you the freedom to schedule in coffee dates with new professionals, lunch (or, my favorite, brunch!) with your closest business friends, and ample time for networking with the best in the business. Now that you’re inside the business world, it looks a lot more like spending long hours behind your laptop screen trying to come up with your next newsletter topic or reorganizing your Instagram feed multiple times until you get it just right.

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Taking Instagram Connections Offline: What I've Learned

Make a personal connection Because we are in the business world, it can be easy to feel like you need to be all about business 24/7. On the other hand, the best way to make connections is to find something you and the other person both enjoy or have in common. It’s important to get away from the computer and email and meet in real life.

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3 Steps to Help You Grow Your Instagram Without a Huge Blog Following

But what about the rest of us who DON’T already have a large blog audience to bring to Instagram?

What about those who are starting from scratch (or almost scratch)?

When I first started building my Instagram, I had virtually no blog following… well, besides my son and my mom.

I was in a perpetual state of the 24/7 hustle, trying to attract clients while nurturing the few clients I already had. It was hard to produce my best work while constantly worrying that client inquiries might disappear the next month.

It wasn’t until I made a few intentional tweaks to my Instagram feed while building a strong strategy that I started to alleviate some of that stress.

To my surprise (and delight), it helped me start booking clients more consistently too because Instagram gave my business a personal touch that larger businesses can’t compete with.  

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