Why you should cut “just” out of your emails

Why you should cut “just” out of your emails

At the office on Friday afternoons, we take stock of the week that was and have a short skills share. Each person in the team takes a turn to talk about a specific topic that the whole company can benefit from. We’ve had a wide range of discussions, from Google’s biases to Mailchimp’s amazing lesser-known features. My topic was the word “just” and why we should cut it out of our work emails.

Have you noticed how often you use the word “just” in a professional context, particularly emails? I’ve been thinking about why I use it so much in tricky situations and if it’s something that women use more than men.READ MORE

What the Tweet?

It’s not often that I’ve started a piece with a disclaimer, but this article is for the Twitter laymen among us. I for one have always seen this social media platform as the hardest to crack. Hopefully these tips give you some insight and tools, or at the very least, let you “fake it till you make it”.READ MORE

Intern at Pomegranite

Are you a whip-smart go-getter with sights set on a career in digital? Do you want to get hands-on experience in a small team working with a range of channels and platforms? Let’s see what you’ve got.

Our small digital agency is looking for a hungry intern to learn about all aspects of our business, from social media and newsletters to website and content development. This is a generalist role that includes writing, research, basic website building, team support, simple design, and social media. You will be given clear briefs and guidance so no specific experience is required, but what we do want is a fast learner who will be an enthusiastic member of the team. Does that sound like a role you could pour yourself into?READ MORE

How to grow your Instagram following with Display Purposes

When I get a new follower on Instagram, the number of followers they have plays quite a big role in my deciding whether or not to follow them back. There are other contributing factors too, like the aesthetic of their feed and the number of people that they are following back.

With social media sites and their ever-changing algorithms, it’s tough to find a method or tool to grow your following that works and can withstand the effect of their latest change. I have spent my fair share of time on Pinterest and in Facebook groups searching for ways to grow my Instagram following. Naturally, they’d tell you to post often, post good content and use relevant hashtags as far as possible.READ MORE