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Have you ever felt like a celebrity on social media? I’ve had a moment or two when someone I really like or admire reshares a post of mine, or when people from across the world happen to come across my content and like or follow. Social media has that unique ability to take non-celebs like me and thrust us into the spotlight every now and then. Well now Twitter’s gone one step further.
Before we launched our Buffer podcast, so much of our time and energy (99.9% of it, I’d wager!) was spent getting the sounds and feel just right. We did all the podcast things we were supposed to do in order to make a really great podcast — the interviews, the mixing, the uploading — and now that the time had come to press publish … … we needed a plan to promote the podcast.
The Science of Social Media is a podcast for marketers and brands interested in learning about new and exciting ways to implement social media marketing across a variety of platforms and industries. Join Buffer hosts Hailley, Brian, and Kevan each week as they interview some of the ...
What does it take to get hired as a social media manager? Perhaps you’re looking for a job in social (or perhaps you’re hiring for one). There are a ton of different factors that could go into a successful stint on ever-changing social media. Rather than get stuck, we’d love to help you move forward! We had the privilege of speaking with HubSpot VP of Marketing Meghan Keaney ...
How great is the Internet! One of the most impactful, viral, influential services you can perform online is to read stuff and tell people what you like. It’s true! If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation.
One of the keys to moving fast and being successful as a social media team is to have everyone on the same page, using the same voice, and sharing in the same style. But is it really possible to share a brain with a team of fellow marketers? The good news is, yes, it’s possible. And the even better news is, you betcha, it can be done a lot faster than you might think.
Social media has been found to be the most effective digital advertising channel for getting more impressions, clicks, and conversions. Facebook in particular stands out — in some cases, 7x cheaper than the next most affordable social media ads channel (Twitter). You can spend as little as $5 per day on Facebook advertising and see significant results.
Instagram has fast become one of the largest, most lucrative social networks: 300 million people use the app every day and Instagram’s users spend more in purchases than any other major social network. That’s a huge audience and a huge opportunity! We’re thrilled at the chance to help you succeed there.
I often think I have a lot to do with managing my own social profiles. But managing 60? (mind blown) The team at Creative Click Media manages 60 social profiles for their clients, driving big results in traffic, leads, and sales with their team of three. How do they pull it off? Adam and Amanda from Creative Click were kind to share their workflows and processes for driving ...
Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate. I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn—one day I’ll point out my follower growth to a friend and the next I’ll feel all insecure about the number not being big enough. Still, despite the vanity, there is value in follower count.
You might’ve heard the advice that your call-to-action should have one job, your email subject line one job, your blog post one job. Focus, with online marketing, is key. Turns out focus has a wonderful effect on building a business and driving results. Gather Social, a digital agency based in Nottingham, UK, takes this focused approach with every new client they bring on.
What tools do you use to get your online marketing work done? Kevan Lee of Buffer shares a list of $0 mark ...
When you’re a fast-growing startup, with social media as part of your company’s DNA, it’s extra important to get social media marketing right. Product Hunt is definitely getting it right. The company—just two years old—has amassed over 168,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter, and their content performs doubly as well as other brands in their industry.
Looking for some fresh content to curate and share on social media? It’s out there — in spades! Almost too many spades, right? With so many blogs to choose from, the challenge can sometimes flip from finding content to share to choosing which content to share. We’d love to help. At Buffer, we’re lucky to have some data on the most popular blogs that are read, loved, and sha ...
Imagine having a way to control how you’re presented online, a way to identify yourself or your company and differentiate yourself from others. Sounds a bit like social media, right? Sounds a bit like branding. The two go hand-in-hand. Branding happens on social media, and social media is an outlet for the voice of your brand.
Do you want to see how social media impacts your business? Want to learn how Google Analytics can help? In this article you’ll discover four ways you can use Google Analytics to measure the impact of your social media marketing. Discover four ways to use Google Analytics reporting to measure social marketing impact.
Some people go to great lengths to find the best ways to share to social media. Social media management tools definitely help, and so too do the workflows and tactics that social media marketers discover to save time each and every day. This is especially true for busy marketing agencies who run social media marketing in addition to a host of other duties.
We’ve found it to be the case that with social media marketing, you’re either a) doing social in addition to so many other roles, b) doing social for way more than one client, or c) doing social and wishing you had the bandwidth to try bigger and bolder things. The solution? Having more time! Of course, time isn’t easy to come by, which makes finding a good workflow and choo ...
Starting fresh — be it with a new social account, a new business, or anything — takes a lot of guts and requires a lot of passion. It also helps to have a little something unique. What that something is can be entirely up to you! We’ve found this to be the case for starting a new blog, building a new social media presence, or charting a new business path.
I’ll sometimes find myself inspired by how jampacked and successful some people seem to be on social media, and I can’t help but thinking: What’s their secret? How’d they get so many leads and how can I do things exactly the same way? Well, thank you, Internet! Turns out the majority of these secrets are sitting out there in blog posts and email newsletters and everywhere else that these gene.