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February 23, 2018

Make Social Sharing Simpler with Edgar’s New WordPress Integration

Want to make it easier than ever for your blog’s readers to share your posts via Edgar? (Easier usually is a good thing, after all.) Edgar users can already add content on the fly with our Chrome plugin and browser bookmarklet, and now, they can also do it using the #1-selling […]
February 21, 2018

Our Email Open Rates Were Busted – Here’s How We Gave Them a Huge Boost

Around Autumn 2017, we realized something weird about our email open rates: They weren’t that great. They weren’t BAD, but they were pretty consistently below the industry average – and if we’re being honest, that didn’t feel too amazing. With a few little tweaks, though, we got a HUGE boost […]
February 14, 2018

10 Reads to Get Up to Speed on Facebook Strategy: Live Broadcasts, Groups, Headlines, and More

We’ll be the first to admit it: Facebook is complicated. Like, putting-together-an-IKEA-grandfather-clock-without-instructions complicated. Even we get overwhelmed by how much there is to pay attention to, and thinking about Facebook is kind of our job. So where do you start? With all the different tools to learn, menus to navigate, and smiley-face buttons […]
February 8, 2018

Why Managing Social Media Isn’t Working for Your Business

Ever feel like social media marketing just isn’t working for your business? That’s the position that the team from Gripped, a UK-based marketing agency, found themselves in. Gripped took a hard look at their social media strategy, and used what they learned to turn their social into a traffic-driving, lead generation […]
February 6, 2018

You Can Write the Internet’s Best Article on Any Subject – Here’s How

Want to know what’s intimidating? Trying to write the Internet’s best article on a given subject — an article that is way better than anything online. That’s not just intimidating. It sounds pretentious, right? Is it not the height of arrogance to assume that you can unleash an article that […]
February 2, 2018

How Edgar Helps Staylisted Stay Lean While Boosting Their Visibility

When a small company keeps a large client base, their limited resources go to delivering consistent results for their clients. Happy clients mean more word-of-mouth referrals and more business overall. There doesn’t always have to be a split between making clients happy and creating an inviting social presence. Staylisted’s 50-person […]
January 30, 2018

Facebook Has Announced Three Big Algorithm Changes in Three Weeks

Did you catch that big Facebook announcement recently? No, the other one. No, the other other one. Facebook spent the first month of 2018 sharing not one, not two, but three changes to how it determines what people will see in the News Feed. If you have a Facebook Page, you’re […]
January 29, 2018

What’s New In Edgar: Edgar Now Has Advanced Bulk Edit Filtering!

Edgar’s always hard at work tweaking and improving, and now he’s ready to unveil a major upgrade to one of his best features! (Besides his smile, of course.) Take a look at Edgar’s brand new Advanced Bulk Edit filtering! When you’re bulk editing, you can now easily filter by category, social […]
January 23, 2018

The 10-Minute Guide to Creating a Perfectly Professional Editorial Calendar

Ever wish you could skip that part of blogging where you’re staring at the screen and struggling to figure out what to write? (Don’t worry – this isn’t going to be one of those “how to generate ideas for blog posts” blog posts. If you want brainstorming tips, you can […]
January 16, 2018

Just How Scary IS Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Change?

Facebook kicked off 2018 by announcing some changes to how it determines what to show in the News Feed. According to a lot of places, this was literally the scariest thing imaginable. “Dropping the guillotine!” “Organic reach on Facebook is dead!” “Nail in the coffin for organic posts!” Is this really […]
January 9, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Creating Your Perfect Home Office with Team Edgar

Every year, more and more people are working from home – and whether you’re an entrepreneur, a freelancer, or someone in a remote company like ours, you know that remote work presents some…unique challenges. (Finding the motivation to change out of yoga pants, for example.) We’ve written before about some […]
January 2, 2018

We Analyzed a Year’s Worth of User Data – See How Your Social Media Marketing Compares

Edgar posted about 22.6 million social media updates in 2017. (Which sounds like kind of a lot.) But how exactly are people like you using Edgar on a regular basis? What’s going on behind the scenes? We took a close-up look at our data – and we’re giving you a peek. […]
December 21, 2017

All the Social Media Stuff You Might Have Missed in 2017 – Our Year in Review

2017 is drawing to a close – and even though time is a construct and all, we can’t resist the urge to look back on all the excitement of the past year. What were some of this year’s biggest highlights and changes in the social media marketing world? Catch up […]
December 19, 2017

The Five Types of “Engagement Bait” That Will Make Facebook Downrank Your Posts and Demote Your Page

In the final weeks of 2017, Facebook made a no-nonsense announcement that every single social media marketer should take to heart: They know people are gaming the system, and they’re not going to take it anymore. Facebook has been pretty forthcoming in the past about explaining the major factors that […]
December 12, 2017

What’s New In Edgar: Advanced Facebook and Twitter Tagging Is Here!

Ever wish you could tag Facebook Pages right inside Edgar? Or that tagging Twitter users was even easier? (Can you guess where we’re going with this?) Because Edgar’s got some exciting news! Now you can tag Facebook Pages in the updates you add to Edgar – and more! Here’s how […]
December 12, 2017

The Facebook Video Tweak That Could Seriously Increase Your Views

More than 500 million people use Facebook to watch videos every single day. (And the majority of social media marketers already use video for their marketing!) With so many people watching and creating, you might wonder sometimes: What can you do to make people want to watch YOUR Facebook videos? If […]
December 5, 2017

Should You Actually Tweet 280 Characters at a Time?

Twitter took millions of users by surprise when it announced in late 2017 that it was expanding its character-per-Tweet limit from 140 to 280. (Reactions to the change were…well, mixed.) 280 tweets look like serial killer manifestos — Scott Aukerman (@ScottAukerman) October 8, 2017 Now that the shock of Tweets doubling […]
November 28, 2017

How to Drive Instagram Traffic to Your Blog Posts (Without Spending a Dollar on Ads)

With almost one billion monthly active users, Instagram is officially the second most popular social network behind Facebook (excluding YouTube). And with so many users, it’s no wonder that so many companies are finding great success at building brands and driving engagement on this network. All too often, though, it seems like […]
November 21, 2017

How to Bring Your Content Back to Life with a Quick Audit

Sometimes you write a blog post so good and so timeless that you can keep on sharing it basically forever. Makes your job easy, right? You can load up some promotional status updates and keep on recycling them over and over without lifting a finger! But what about all of […]
November 16, 2017

Have you seen Edgar’s Library makeover?

Have you checked out Edgar lately? Because he got quite a makeover – and we can’t wait to share it with you! It’s not just what’s on the outside, either – we’ve implemented some serious upgrades, so navigating your Library is easier than ever! (That means you can spend a […]