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    • 9 Powerful Time-Saving Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram

      With over 600 million users across the globe, Instagram is quickly becoming a focal point for businesses of all sizes who use social media. 600 million! That’s a huge number. And the impressive stats don’t stop there… Instagram is the fastest growing social media platform and around half of its user base (more than 300 million people) use it every day.

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  • How to Use Buffer for Social Media Teams: The Complete Guide

    … of time with content curation. Oh, and having a second set of eyes for proofreading always help too So how do you go about working with a team to execute your social media strategy? There are so many things to consider: How do you divvy up responsibilities and track progress? What workflows do you need to keep things running smoothly? And what…

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  • How to Build an All-Star Social Media Team in 5 Steps

    … We often talk about the importance of social media managers and the amazing people who handle social media as a team of one. But often, for agencies, larger enterprises, and even some small businesses, social media is handled by teams of people covering a broad range of skills. So how do you go about building an awesome social media team? There…

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  • 9 Social Media Goals You Can Set for Your Business (and How to Track Them)

    … The thing we love most at Buffer is to help you succeed at social media. And a key part of social media success is knowing which goals and targets to set for your team. Without goals, it’s hard to know exactly how well your social media strategy is performing and where you need to iterate to continue moving forwards. Today I’d love to share…

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  • 5 Surprising Reasons To Reconsider Google+ (That You Can Act On Today)

    I’ve personally always been a huge fan of Google+, but it’s been several years since I’ve been consistently active: It simply became too difficult to keep up with posting. Has the same been true for you? I’ve always known that Google+ is good for SEO reasons, personal branding, and content sharing; I just found myself moving more naturally toward Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebo ...

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  • 11 Simple Design Tips to Enhance Your Social Media Images

    … in this post and how you may be able to apply it to your own workflow. Got any favorite social media design tips or principles that we’re missing? I’d love to hear about them in the comments! 1. Color 90% of snap judgments made about products are based on color alone Color is one of the most important and complex aspects of any social media design…

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  • The Power of Emojis in Marketing and How to Use Them Efficiently With These Little-Known Keyboard Shortcuts

    … or two to a message? We’ve got a little-known emoji tip just for you — one that is easy to remember and quick to use. In this post, we’ll cover the little-known shortcuts to share emojis from Mac and Windows desktop as well as sharing how to use emojis to boost your social media posts. Get ready for some fun! The little-known shortcut for adding…

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat Geofilters (And How to Build Your Own)

    … competitive advantage because 1) not a lot of brands are using them and 2) Snapchat users love to share filters – even branded ones! In this post, I’d like to give you everything you need to know about Snapchat On-Demand Geofilters as well as share a step-by-step guide on how to create your own. Ready to ride along? Let’s go! In this article, we’ll do…

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  • 5 Old School Social Media Tactics That Are No Longer Effective (And What To Do Instead)

    … with his daughter racked up 8.1 million interactions (making it the fifth most popular Facebook post of 2015), thanks to the strong, positive emotions it generated. But strong, negative emotions can be powerful too—take the Dove “Choose Beautiful” campaign, which put a spotlight on low self-esteem. Over to you I’d love to hear how your social media…

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