Highlights of This Episode:
- How Stephanie got interested in social media, video, and putting them together
- Why it’s important to turn down opportunities that don’t fit your goals
- How to take time off when “social is a 24/7 job”
- Why the number of Twitter followers you have is far less important than whether you can get people to act
- Why technology can isolate us more, at the same time that it gives us more ways to connect with each other
- Why there can be surprising differences between how we’re perceived online and in person
- Why a lot of college students are getting off of Facebook
- Why your personal profile and your business profile can never be completely separate
“Don’t post anything [online] that you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see.” –Stephanie Carls (Click to share – thanks!)
About Stephanie Carls:
Named a “Twitter Powerhouse” by The Huffington Post, Stephanie shares her passion for social media and technology online and focuses on the ways that both are changing the way we live and share information. Through engaging video content, she enjoys showing how to make sense of technology so you can tap and swipe your way to a simpler and more savvy life. As a digital lifestyle enthusiast, Stephanie shares her favorite products, helps you navigate new apps, and offers tech tips. With her creativity in her videos, she has even landed features in The New York Times and NBC News.
Frequently asked to participate as a spokesperson or digital correspondent, Stephanie has enjoyed working with Cottonelle, Chevrolet (as video host for the 2012 SXSW Interactive Festival), Marketwired, Nike Women, Hallmark, GoPro, Nexersys (appearing on CBS’s “The Doctors”), and more.
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