Inspirations

Can I deal it to you straight? People have opinions. Or maybe I should say people have O. PIN. IONS. *with a little extra flavor because we all know how vocal everyone is on the internet!* No matter what you do, someone will have something to say about it: If you decide to start a
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“I have a lot of competition.” “My market is so saturated.” “There are a lot of people who do what I do.” Have you ever uttered any of those phrases, friend? If we are being honest with ourselves, we know that there is not a single person in the world who doesn’t do what other
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Want 3 no nonsense, no fluff, super specific things to do on social media TODAY to get more engagement? I gotchu! Seriously… If you have just 5 minutes to market your business on social media today, do one of THESE three things and watch your audience begin engaging right before your eyes! But before we
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Do you ever wish you could charge luxury prices in your business but don’t know where to start? *I get it, Buttercup… we all want to make the big bucks!* >>Contrary to popular belief, charging luxury prices isn’t only reserved for those who’ve been in business twice as long as you and who are winning
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Can I make a confession? I can’t handle awkward silence. *maybe that’s why I speak so loud and so fast, okayyyyyy?* Whether it’s in person or on social media, silence doesn’t jive with me, and I’m guessing you can relate, Buttercup. Recently I was asked how I respond to getting ghosted, and considering what I
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Were you the cool kid that everyone liked? The one with the best outfits, perfectly styled hair, and a sense of humor that was widely appreciated? Yeah, I wasn’t either. *Actually, I was homeschooled, and my siblings could be brutal!* Despite our progression to adulthood, that desire to fit in and be liked often lingers.
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Are you up for a challenge that will boost your social media engagement and get engagement with potential customers… oh, and it’s FREE?!   >>Here’s your challenge: show your face on Instagram Stories every single day for 5 days in a row to conduct market research for your audience.<< A lot of business owners use Instagram
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Have you ever been asked a question that forced you to pause and truly think about the answer? That happened to me recently during a Facebook Live where someone asked: What do you wish you would have done sooner? *Talk about food for thought, am I right?* I could have answered in a variety of
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Wanna see me flash an attitude?!  I’m sorry (not sorry), but I need to step on my soapbox for a minute today. Do you know one of the most common statements I hear from business owners? “Jasmine, social media just doesn’t work for me.” *Lemme put on my hoop earrings for this next part…* >>Tell
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Ugh… Why is posting on social media SO HARD?! Do you find yourself thinking this every time you sit down to write a post? *Listen, friend, I feel you.* Posting on social media used to be difficult for me, too. But over time, I noticed patterns in what content was successful and turned it into
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Hustler, do you want to get your posts seen (even if you don’t have a million followers, a picture-perfect life, or TikTok dance moves)? I hope so, because you’re about to learn how to beat the algorithm! Now before that, I do want to be real with you: I’ve coached over 25,000 business owners on
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Do you have a pet peeve? *Come on, I know you do!* While I have some personal pet peeves, I also have professional ones, too. *I know, diva much?* Let me explain…. From a professional standpoint, I hate to see business owners waste their time or money on strategies and tactics that do more harm
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JD and I have been together for 22 years.  *You would think after all that time that we would know each other like the back of our own hand, right?!* Well, recently, the Social Curator team put us to the test by quizzing us about our first date, pet peeves, favorite meals, and more to
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Have you ever had a best friend that doesn’t know you exist? *I know, I know, that sounds ridiculous.*  I have many of those friends, but one of my BEST friends (unknown to her) is Brené Brown. Today, I want to share three leadership skills that my bestie Brené taught me recently. Rumble With Vulnerability
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Have you ever wondered what makes a good Reel?  Maybe you’re waiting to post until you have the perfect idea, or maybe you’ve started experimenting with Reels but you are having a hard time discovering what works. *Believe me, I have been there, too.*  Since Instagram released the Reels feature, I’ve continually published a minimum
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Do you want 10,000 followers on Instagram? When we started the Social Curator Instagram account, we started with 0 followers on August 28th, 2020. By October 26th, just a couple days shy of the 2 month mark, we hit 10,000 followers on Instagram… And the 3 simple steps that got us to this milestone are
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Friend, Instagram Reels are the thing you need to be creating to level up your content. *I don’t say that lightly!* If you are already creating Reels, you know the power they have to educate, empower, and entertain your audience. And if you haven’t already started using transitions within your Reels to keep your audience
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Motivation is a funny thing… because it’s impossible to be motivated all the time. Truth be told, I don’t know how to motivate someone else, and I barely know how to motivate myself. Why? Because that looks different for each person. Some people are motivated by money.  Others are motivated by legacy.  And others are
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I get it. Some days are harder than others, and there is no rhyme or reason for feeling a little “off.” Quite honestly, you might be feeling stuck and maybe a little overwhelmed, too. *Believe me, I’ve been there.”  >>But I want to remind you of one thing: the world needs what you have to
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Are you trying to crack the content code?  *Friend, I feel you.*I’ve been creating content for a long time, and there are still pieces of content I create that fall flat. A Reel, a video, or a post I’ve spent a lot of time preparing doesn’t always end up getting the reach I’d hoped for.
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I’m about to tell you something that might rub you the wrong way… Brace yourself. You will never become confident. Not if you refuse to start somewhere and do the work. The reality is, I can help you grow your business on social media, and I can help you create a business you’ve only ever
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Can I make a confession? I used to think that one day, being a business owner wouldn’t be a challenge. I used to think that “one day,” it’ll get easier. “One day,” I’d feel confident in my decision making. “One day,” it’d happen faster. Whoa… was I wrong! I’m happy to say “one day” hasn’t
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Recently, Adam Mosseri, the CEO of Instagram, announced that Instagram is “no longer a photo sharing app.” That sent some people into a frenzy… but not me. Wanna know why? Because it is everything we already saw coming. Instagram made an announcement that they are going to be really heavily indexing on video, but that’s
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Sometimes I have to pinch myself that this big, audacious dream of having an incredible team has become a reality. The team members we have are unparalleled and the best in the business at what they do. *I guess sometimes, reality is even better than our dreams.* But, friend, there’s someone missing… and I think
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Recently, I told JD that I felt burnt out. We are doing big things in our business, and that takes big energy to bring to fruition. As much as I wanted to continue to push forward towards our dreams, I knew I needed to take a break. Have you ever felt the same, but you
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Everyone wants more engagement on their social media platforms. *And I mean ev-er-y-one.* >>The secret to engagement actually isn’t much of a secret at all… Are you ready for it? Be real.<< But first, here’s what makes it hard: Feeling the pressure to use social media for business growth Worrying that it takes so much
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