In the last couple of years, I have gravitated away from Instagram and blogging and have become obsessed with TikTok. Personal passions aside, I have helped a couple of startups and small businesses experiment with TikTok in their social media strategies. My hot take: it’s not worth it. To decide if TikTok is right for… Continue reading Why startups and small businesses shouldn’t include TikTok in their social media strategy
As I’m forcefully trying to find the silver linings of 2020, there are some things I have unexpectedly learned to love and appreciate. Jojo Siwa I’m starting light-hearted with my adoration of one of the cutest, spunkiest kids on TikTok. I can’t wait for her to turn 18 and be out of her contract as… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Unexpectedly Learned to Love in 2020
Blogging is allegedly dead, and for the writing crowd, newsletters supposedly are the new thing. Most of my writing energy this year has gone towards my book manuscript (don’t ask for an ETA because IDK), but with the pandemic, I’ve found new ways to express my creativity. Aside from painting and piano, I’ve become obsessed… Continue reading Is this really the Golden Age of TikTok?
As part of a three-part series (I talk a lot, sorry!), I shared my tips for Post-Grad life on the CHAARG Podcast. CHAARG was a huge component of my college experience that has shaped the way I live out my twenty-something years. You can listen to the episodes here: #99] Mary Kesinger: 10 Things I… Continue reading Back on the CHAARG Podcast: Discovering Hobbies, Female Mentors, + Age Is Just A Number
I made one of my first stops back in Chicago this May to an empty Industrious to record another episode of the CHAARG Podcast! After consenting to hugs (the new normal), Elisabeth and I resumed our conversation for the three-part series on post-grad life. When we recorded the first episode last December, we could have… Continue reading Back on the CHAARG Podcast: TikTok, Quarantine, and Personal Finances