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Social Pros Podcast

Apr 28, 2023

We’re thrilled to welcome Marilyn Mena-Scott, Body Piercer and Ear Stylist (and social media extraordinaire) at Paloma Piercing, onto Social Pros. 

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Full Episode Details  

Have you ever spent hours trying to magic up your next big social media idea? You’re definitely not the only one, but sometimes it’s worth going back to basics. That’s how this week’s Social Pros guest found success.  

Body piercing and ear styling extraordinaire, Marilyn Mena-Scott, joins the show to discuss how she went from zero to 800K followers in less than two years, making down-to-earth, authentic content. 

Marilyn explains how she approaches TikTok and Instagram, how she battles the challenges of social media algorithms and why being herself has been integral to her fast growth online. 

Plus, she shares why all brands need a face on social and our host, Anna Hrach, tells the unlikely story of how Marilyn has ended up on the show. It’s certainly a Social Pros first! 

In This Episode: 

  • 0:00 – Introduction  

  • 5:11 – Here’s Marilyn Mena-Scott 

  • 5:32 – An overview on Marilyn’s career 

  • 6:56 – How Marilyn was invited on the show 

  • 8:42 – How she got started on TikTok 

  • 13:27 – Anna on how she met Marilyn 

  • 17:10 – Why she keeps things simple 

  • 18:19 – Marilyn’s thoughts on possible TikTok bans 

  • 21:37 – Shadow banning experiences and algorithm challenges 

  • 25:24 – Marilyn’s TikTok strategy 

  • 29:39 – Engaging with your audience 

  • 32:22 – How Marilyn treats Instagram 

  • 35:30 – Tips for social marketers becoming solo creators 

  • 37:59 – Dealing with negative comments 

  • 39:44 – Final two 

  • 45:29 – Outro 


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