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How to Easily Record Your Screen and Share It With Others by Krista Smith

How to Easily Record Your Screen and Share It With Others

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Operating an online business comes with some interesting challenges. One of them is that collaborating remotely (via video call, email, or voice message) can make sharing ideas, problems and solutions tricky. Sometimes you just need to show someone what you’re talking about. In this video, I’m showing you how to easily make & share a screen recording using Loom so you can get clear in your communication.

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How to Create and Edit Instagram Highlight Covers by Krista Smith

How to Create and Edit Instagram Highlight Covers

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Creating a cohesive social media profile is all about small, intentional design choices that tie your whole brand picture together. One easy way to make your Instagram profile look cleaner & more professional is to create covers for your Highlights. In this video, I’m showing you how I created covers for my Instagram Highlights using Canva in minutes.

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What Do I Do When Someone Tags Me in an Instagram Story? by Krista Smith

What Do I Do When Someone Tags Me in an Instagram Story?

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When you start fostering a presence on Instagram & getting engaged with your audience, you’ll likely start getting tagged in Stories. What does this mean? What should you do about it? In this video, I’m breaking down what it means when someone tags you in their Story and how you can respond in order to create even more engagement with your audience.

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How to Add a Video Into a Screen Mock Up via Krista Smith at ActivateHerAwesome.com

How to Add a Video Into a Screen Mock Up

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In today’s post, I’m showing you how to add video to a screen mock up in what appears to be a still photo.

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How to Easily Create Line Breaks in Your Instagram Captions by Krista Smith

How to Easily Create Line Breaks in Your Instagram Captions

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I’m a die-hard fan of Instagram. But one thing the app struggles with is formatting. Have you ever tried writing a caption with a line break or two, posted it, and then look to find the space is gone? I sure have – or at least, I used to. In this video, I’m breaking down why using line breaks in your social media marketing is important & how you can hack the Instagram code to…

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How to Use Convert Kit to Deliver Your Lead Magnet or Collect Email Addresses by Krista Smith

How to Use Convert Kit to Deliver Your Lead Magnet or Collect Email Addresses BEFORE You are Ready!

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Getting your online business off the ground is an exciting time – but it can also be confusing. Do I need a website & logo to start connecting with clients or taking work? Do I need a following to ramp up my social media strategy? NO! In fact, when you’re first starting out, you should be connecting with your audience & collecting leads BEFORE you start worrying about a website, logo, or other online infrastructure.…

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How to remove the background of a photo without using Photoshop via Krista Smith at ActivateHerAwesome.com

How to Easily Remove the Background of a Photo

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There are many reasons why you’d want to remove the background of a photo and before this easy method existed, you needed to use a professional editing program like Photoshop to make it happen. In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how easy it is with only ONE click to effortlessly remove the background from any photo.

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How to Easily Crop a Photo into a Circle - a video tutorial from Krista Smith ActivateHerAwesome.com

How to Easily Crop a Photo into a Circle

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In today’s tutorial, I show you how you can use my favorite design tool for non-designers, Canva.com to easily crop any photo into a circle.

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How to Manage Your Profile Picture or Avatar Online by Krista Smith

How to Manage Your Profile Picture or Avatar Online

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You may have noticed when that when you’re interacting in any online space, like commenting on someone’s blog post or a chat room, there’s often a profile picture beside your name. These online interactions are just like any networking opportunity: you want to show up looking professional, and ladies, the grey placeholder avatar is just not cutting it. In this video, I’m showing you how to manage your profile picture or avatar so all your…

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