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Isn’t it aggravating when you spend time creating and editing a video for TikTok, just for it only to get a few likes? Of course, it is. We all know the struggle. Well, today I would like to share with you a few tips and tricks that may help boost your content engagement and get the likes you are striving for!
That one week every semester that college students dread… finals week. I know how hard it is to constantly be reviewing, studying, and especially cramming for final exams can be. That is why I am here to provide you with some tips that I hope will help you during this stressful time of the semester!
If you’re new, hello! And if you’re a returning reader, welcome back! I realize that up to this point I have neglected writing about what content creation actually is and the responsibilities that come with being a content creator, so, today I want to take a moment to explain it to you!
It’s finally that time of year - the season of giving is upon us. In order to assist you in deciding what to buy, we would like to provide you with a list of brands that we think are worth looking into this holiday season. From environmentally-friendly coffee to sustainable fashion and beauty, here is a list of our Top 5 Clutch brands to buy from this holiday season!
When TikTok first started to become popular, many individuals questioned not only whether or not the social platform was safe, but also whether or not it was an effective marking tool that they should utilize it. As TikTok continues to increase in popularity year after year, it is important to recognize the positive aspects of this social platform. How can TikTok actually help your social media plan? Here I have provided three main points that all businesses should consider when thinking about utilizing TikTok.
As we approach the final month of 2022, I want to reflect on some aspects of social media that we should expect to see increasing in popularity as we enter into 2023.
While it is unfortunate, some social media managers and content creators don’t care to look into social media analytics. So, why is analyzing your content so important anyway? I want to present reasons why I think analytics are so helpful to creators, and how they may even boost your success as a creator.
College life is both fun, exciting, and stressful. Throughout my time as a college student, I have come across some pretty useful applications that help me make it through the semester. I would like to share some of these useful tools in hopes that they can help you as well.
When you’re a content creator, sometimes it can be hard to tell which content creation tools you should use and which ones just aren’t worth the time. Today I wanted to provide you with a list of tools I have tried and continue using. I hope this helps!
Analyzing social media content is often confusing especially if it’s your first time; however, it is essential to your success as a content creator that you analyze your content regularly. Try looking over your profile insights every 2 weeks or every month. Doing so will not only help you better understand your audience and what they want to see but will also help you decide how to tweak your content so that you receive better engagement and/or more followers. Today I thought I would explain exactly how to go about analyzing your social media content, step-by-step.
Ever find yourself wondering if your content creation process is the best way to do it? I constantly find myself searching for better, faster ways to create content for social media. This week, I am providing you with 6 steps to help optimize your content creation process.
Creating a content plan, especially for a business, can be intimidating at first considering it’s a new concept; however, many business owners are working up a content plan for their social media accounts. The best part about a content plan is, well, just that - you have a plan. Today I would like to focus on how to go about creating a content plan when you’re ready to do so.
One of the most trying aspects of college life is adjusting. Adjusting to life as a new college student with college class loads but also adjusting to your new environment, new schedule, and overall stress load. Luckily, being a fifth-year college student myself, I have acquired a list of tips for college students which I believe are important to remember as you are adjusting to college life.
Content creators do much more than create content for social media and websites. There is a lot of planning that goes into content creation. Whether your job is to create for TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, or any other social media platform, it is critical that you create a plan and strategy for when you post and what kind of content you post. Today I have created a list of steps that can help walk you through the planning and strategy process.
Content creation can be intimidating for anyone, but especially for those who are just beginning their journey as content creators. I consider myself a pretty experienced content creator and blogger. My favorite part about holding some amount of experience in this creative field is being able to share my tips, tricks, and ideas with other content creators. I have enjoyed having the ability to learn what works and what doesn’t throughout my time as a content creator, and now I am looking forward to sharing my experience with you all - the Clutch Creator community!
Hey, Clutch Creators! As I have expressed before, whether you’re a social media manager, content creator, designer, or anything of the sorts, it is crucial to your success to stay updated on the newest and latest trends on social media. In addition to trends, it is important to be aware of each update that comes to social platforms. There have been quite a few updates recently but especially to TikTok. That being said, I would like to take a moment to make you aware of what’s new this month!
It can be argued that social media managers are a useful tool to have, especially when your goal is to attract more customers/clients. From growing your engagement numbers, consistent content, data analysis, and even having an effective media strategy, social media managers are everything you have been looking to add to your team and more. This week we look into why your business needs a social media manager.
Considering hiring a new creator onto your team? This can be both an exciting and stressful experience - especially if it is your first time hiring a creative employee. We would like to point out a few qualities that we think should be searched for in creative candidates, and why we think it is highly important to consider these things throughout your hiring process.
We are all aware of the influence of TikTok in today’s society. New influencers are being discovered every day, and some even go on to be so successful as to make an income off of their content - but what makes hiring a TikTok creator worth it? Below I have listed reasons that will explain why adding a TikTok creator to your team is completely worth it.
Why should you apply to become a Clutch Creator? First of all, welcome! We are so excited that you are here and are considering joining us at Clutch. Before jumping into a new opportunity, it is common to want to know what makes the company so great. How will you benefit from this opportunity? I am here to guide you through a few of my favorite parts about being a Clutch Creator, and also why I think every creative college student should jump in and take advantage of these new opportunities that Clutch is providing for us.
Whether you are a content creator for Instagram, Tiktok, Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn, or any other social platforms, it is common to wonder if your content is relevant for your specific audience. Because I have experienced this challenge myself, I decided to create a list of tips for other content creators which I think are super helpful to remember.
Knowing how to prioritize between your personal and professional life can present a challenge for most Gen Z’s and millennials these days. Whether you are a college student, a recent graduate, or even someone who has pursued the norm of a 9-5 lifestyle. I have accumulated a list of tips and tricks which can help you balance your personal life at home and school versus your professional life in the workplace.
Have you ever caught yourself wondering if the habits that you build are healthy habits? How about feeling stressed about an unreasonable deadline for a project? To help alleviate your worries a little, I have compiled a list of healthy habits that I feel every creator should build for themselves.
Being a college student, it is easy to get caught up in focusing on your future. Besides, that is the main reason you are there in the first place - to better your future self, right? Believe me, I know how challenging it can be to remain present and in the moment when everyone around you seems to be focused on what is to come, but I have found a few tips which can help you when you become overwhelmed by our future-focused climate.
One thing that I think is so important to a creator’s success is being sure to keep up with the latest trends - both social and other trends. I wanted to take just a moment to update you all on just a couple of trends which may have been overlooked this month!
Whether you’re just starting to build your social media profile, or you have a part of the social community since the beginning, it can be challenging to organically grow your social media following. Fear not for I have accumulated a list of pointers which can help grow your page!
When you have a position which can be done remotely, the temptation of considering working from home full-time can be very appealing. While having a physical office to complete your work in can be nice at times, working remotely also has its perks!
When you’re a creator, whether that’s studio arts or graphic-based arts, it can be difficult not to compare your work to others. Below I have compiled a list of tips which can be encouraging when you get discouraged as a student creative.
You have already gotten coffee, walked around, taken a nap, but you still can’t seem to find the words. Whether you are a blogger, college student, or even just a creator, we all experience writer’s block now and then, but don't be discouraged! Below I have listed some tips and tricks that may be able to assist you overcome writer’s block.
Rounding close to graduation time, it can be easy to be intimidated by interview processes and wondering where you will end up. To help combat the anxiety towards finding a job, I have listed some of the most critical skills that most employers will consider when looking to hire a creative professional.
We all know the feeling of coming back from a fun night and realizing that no photos were taken to commemorate the fun - It’s the worst! Even worse than that feeling is going on vacation and getting back with very little to help you remember the fun times. Here I have made a list of some of the best ways to commemorate your travels so that you can go back and relive some of your best memories!
Being college students, it can be hard to find free time for our favorite leisure activities and/or hobbies. Below I have acquired a list of some hobbies that are simple and easy to pick up. With time, one of these hobbies might just become your new favorite!
Being a creator, it can be difficult to find other creators to collaborate or hang out with, especially nowadays when mostly everyone’s face is buried in social media. Maybe you have tried to make friends with other creators at school, but it just hasn’t worked out and you are looking for a new environment to create in. Either way, in order to help you meet new creative friends, I have created a list of easy, accessible ways which can help you do just that!
Taking on a part-time job and going to school at the same time can be overwhelming. The cause of most of the anxiety based around managing work and school at the same time is deadlines, especially when they overlap. Work or school - which do you put first? Here I have outlined a few things to consider when deadlines overlap.
Being a creator, especially a social media content creator, it is crucial to be aware of what’s trending at all times. Here I have accumulated a list of new creative features that are currently trending on social media.
Have you ever found it difficult or stressful to communicate with clients? Yeah, me too; however, I have come up with several pointers that can help make communicating with clients a little bit easier and not as nerve-wracking.
Ever notice yourself becoming frustrated and overwhelmed by the pressure of being a college student? Believe me, I know, being a fifth year college student myself, I feel like this a lot more than I would like to admit. The good news is, I have created a list of 5 things that I have found are useful for managing your workload. I hope you find them useful!