Perception Becomes Reputation
Recently I sneaky-watched what I assume was a first date in a cafe. It was a man and a woman; both looked old enough to have adult children. And it wasn’t going well. Without going into detail, he left her to bus the table and insisted her goodbye handshake become an awkward hug. I watched […]
Passing Hubspot’s Content Marketing Certificate
Yep, the nerd is back. The nerd who thinks she may as well get a certificate for something if she’s learning it. A few weeks ago I completed Hubspot’s Content Marketing certificate. I’ve been working more on general content marketing rather than social media lately, and I wanted to ensure I was up-to-date with processes […]
How to Stay Healthy When the Workload Doesn’t Stop
Life as a freelancer is feast or famine. A big contract is easier to manage, but the smaller ones pay the bills while hustling for the next big one. It’s a fine line to balance, but how can you stay healthy when the workload doesn’t stop? This happened during my March. I took a big […]
Forget Passion. Follow Your Curiosity.
How many times have you been told to follow your passion? For a college major, job, everything. Follow your passion and life’s set. But what if you can’t find your passion? A couple of friends, who don’t know each other, are contemplating what to do next in their careers. They are both college-educated and in […]
How to Keep Busy (for Cheap) Between Marketing Jobs
It happens to everyone. A contract finishes before you have another lined up. Or the company lets people go, and you lose your marketing job. Being between gigs in Seattle isn’t unusual. We have lots of tech companies and start-ups with agile business plans. Transitions are a fact of life and creates heavy competition for […]
What I Learned in 2015: A Career Reflection
This is the time when all the marketing blogs are are filled with Top 10 lists: the top 10 most successful campaigns, the top 10 most popular posts/stories/apps etc. As the aim of Tap Dancing Spiders is to coach, inform and educate, I want to share what I learned in 2015. Both the positive and […]