A student blog can help graduates find paid employment in a highly competitive job market. It’s also clear that when many graduates hold the same degree, demonstrating practical skills in blogging and digital content creation can be absolutely vital.
My name is Emily and I designed Brave Little Pig especially for you: students, new graduates, educators, freelancers, small business owners and every other brave ‘multi-tasker’ out there.
Here, I share reflections and practical advice about our digital lives, content creation, social media, teaching, learning, society and culture. I hope you leave feeling energised and empowered to continue on your brave journey.
So, let’s jump in! Scroll down to see my latest posts…
Have you ever seen an amazing infographic and wanted to create one yourself? If so, keep reading for some simple infographic design tips… If you want to skip the reading, here’s my video featuring infographic design tips in Canva. Are you looking for broader advice about personal branding? Head over to How to Brand Yourself […]
‘Unprecedented’ has been the buzzword of 2020, a signal of the devastating pandemic that has swept through populations worldwide, and it’s not over yet.
So, what can we learn from this pandemic year that could propel us into a net-zero emissions future?
Nearing the end of 2020, in the absence of a traditional, physical graduation ceremony option our digital media alumni group organised a virtual alternative: the ‘Officially Unofficial Graduation Ceremony’, held via Zoom.
A recent conversation with a senior teacher prompted me to consider how making assumptions about kids and digital technology can do them a serious disservice and also blind us (older generations) to the connected and creative beings that young people so often are.
A personal or business brand isn’t just a clever business name or stunning logo; it’s every element of your visual branding, marketing content and how you engage with your customers or clients at each point of contact – the whole package! And, guess what? Even if you haven’t consciously set out to design your brand, […]
There is no secret blueprint for success but there are five key things we can each do to seek out opportunities and find our own way to success.
‘Internet trolling’ is a broad term with varied definitions. You might think of a ‘troll’ as a creature originating in folklore, but modern versions of trolls are people who harass others online. So, what constitutes trolling, is it illegal and how can we fight back against the trolls?
Are you terrified about publishing your work online? Do you know that you “should” be putting it out there, but…well, it’s never quite perfect? Many students, professionals, small business owners and freelancers struggle with this exact problem.
I was committed to growing my Instagram following organically, with a focus on engagement rather than follower count. I couldn’t help wondering though, would a large follower count increase my profit potential and lead to increased job bookings? Was there a legitimate and easy way to gain more followers quickly?