We asked insiders and experts from various industries to tell us something they think outsiders are unaware of and we’ve shared a few of those responses below.

Tommy Nee | Cinematographer and Entrepreneur

I recently just started my own company called Sun Potions. We produce a Sustainable, Reef Safe, and Organic sunscreen. I think a lot of people are unaware of the dangers of conventional sunscreens. The active ingredients are terrible for your body and disrupt your hormones, but they’re also really bad for the Earth and harm all kinds of marine life. Read more>>

Elizabeth Clark | Owner of Social Butterfly Management Marketing Firm

One of the things about working in social media marketing, and running a social media marketing firm, that outsiders might be unaware of is how much time it takes – creating high quality content, original copy, scheduling posts across multiple platforms, maintaining commerce websites with updated launches and specials, keeping each company’s consumers up-to-date with newsletters, and regularly meeting with new and established clients. Read more>>

Jacquetta Montgomery | Content creator

The amount of time and work that goes into creating content. Being a live stream you have to learn a lot about computers, sound/audio, camera settings, graphic designs and so much more just to hit go live. People usually think that its easy playing video games for a living but it’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scene. Read more>>

Shekhinah B. | Executive Director | Creative Cultural Producer

The reality regarding fair compensation for individual artists and difficulty it presents for financial sustainability for independent creatives. Read more>>