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Creatives are saying social media is over… so what next?

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock In the week that Meta launches Threads , we ask: can new platforms bring social media back to life? Right now, many of you are saying that's how social media feels. But will these platforms breathe new life into social media? I feel jaded by social media," he says. "On We're not convinced.

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Is social media for self-promotion over? Creatives reveal their honest thoughts

Creative Boom

In 2022, social media increasingly sucks for sharing content and finding work. Have you noticed how different social media feels at the moment? It's perhaps not surprising Alex has seen a lack of involvement in his content because other creatives feel less involved in social media overall. Make connections outside social media.

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How to promote and build your creative business without using social media

Creative Boom

Image licensed via Adobe Stock We examine why creatives are leaving social media, why it's increasingly useless for self-promotion, and some IRL alternatives to get your business up and running again. Digital burnout Recently, we took a deep dive into the question Is social media for self-promotion over? Here are a few suggestions.

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9 social media tips for illustrators, graphic designers and creatives

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Graphic designers and illustrators have to be social media savvy these days. Learn from design and illustration professionals about how to build your social media presence and stay on top of best practice and priorities.

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How to Write Social Media Captions That Engage & Grow Your Audience

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Browsing social media posts has become a regular part of our everyday routine. As a result, a caption for a social media post that’s been quickly thrown together is not enough to attract the attention of a wider audience. How to write social media captions that engage & grow your audience. Remove Hashtag Distraction.

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A step-by-step guide on deleting your social media accounts

Creative Boom

Is it time to free yourself from social media? Image licensed via Adobe Stock Social media has been going through something of a revival of late, but not all of us are happy with the change. Here's our guide to deleting your social media accounts in 2023. And that's ok. It's whatever works for you.

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Crying in The Club: Eva Malley on why her viral zine was a social media sensation

Creative Boom

We caught up with her to learn why it was a hit with readers and the role social media still has to play in getting noticed. This familiar feeling is expertly captured in Crying in The Club , an A5 zine and university project made by Eva Malley which recently went viral on social media. Everyone's been there.

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