Episode 13

Help! I'm afraid of posting on social media

Do you ever feel afraid to post on social media? 

Perhaps you’re worried about what people think. Or that someone will criticise you - or your content. Maybe you secretly fear people won’t be interested in what you have to say. 

Perfectionism, self-doubt - and Imposter Syndrome - can leave you crippled with fear.

All of which can hold you back from showing up online with confidence. 

How do you move past your fears about posting on social media? Find out in this coaching interview with workplace mediator Samantha Langran. 

Key Moments

[4:02] Sam’s fears about posting on Facebook 

[4:53] What your personal Facebook account can teach you about engaging content 

[13:28] The surprising type of content that works for LinkedIn

[26:49] Why your content must connect with your audience emotionally 

[31:37] A surprising strategy that can help you tackle your nerves

[33:33] Four types of content you should be posting on social media (for engagement and sales) 

Key Links

Samantha Langran’s LinkedIn

Janet Murray on LinkedIn

Janet Murray’s website

Janet Murray’s Audience Growth Quiz

Janet Murray on Instagram

Janet Murray on Facebook

Janet Murray on TikTok


About the Podcast

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Content marketing advice for small businesses

About your host

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Janet Murray

I’m Janet Murray and I’ve helped thousands of coaches, creative and entrepreneurs learn how to create engaging content – so they can build their online audience and make more sales in their business.

I’m also a podcaster and keynote speaker who has spoken all over the world about content marketing and building online audiences.

Work with me and I’ll teach you the strategies I’ve used to grow a multi six figure online business, selling digital products (including Ebooks, online courses and two membership sites). And launch a physical product – the Social Media Diary & Planner, which has sold thousands of copies, all over the world.