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Feb 17 2021

Let’s Talk Instagram Algorithm (Again)

It’s been almost five years since Instagram nixed the reverse-chronological feed. And throughout those five years, content creators, small businesses, and marketers have been trying to understand the alchemy that is the algorithm behind what appears in our feeds. It seems everyone’s got some idea or theory about how this algorithm works, which often creates […]

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Jan 21 2021

Doing The Work as an Anti-Racist Small Business

Last summer might feel like it happened 100 years ago, but it was a period in history that we won’t soon forget. Systemic racism came to the forefront of so many issues we faced in 2020, and folks all over the U.S. felt moved to do something about it. A lot of people and businesses […]

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Dec 18 2020

You Are Not 2D: Making Resolutions that Reflect Your Humanity

If there’s one thing a project manager loves, it’s lists, and your friendly Upswept PM is no exception. I make “New Year’s” resolutions every other week in my Evernote App. I put things onto my to-do list that I’ve already done just so I get the dopamine hit from checking it off. “Should I make […]

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Nov 18 2020

Connection in the Time of COVID: How Our Online Experience Has Changed

Last week, Facebook released a comprehensive report detailing major consumer shifts during the COVID-19 pandemic. While this very detailed report focuses on streaming and the entertainment industry (and, of course, it focuses on how this plays out on Facebook), there are still several important takeaways you can use for how your small business shows up […]

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