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May 16, 2019

How To Create The Perfect Lead Magnet

This is part 2 of our 3-part series of how to grow your email list. If you missed part 1, you can check it out here. Remember when receiving email felt exciting? You’d logged onto your account and expectantly wait for the “You’ve Got Mail” sound. Well, sadly, those days […]
May 8, 2019

Facebook F8 2019: How upcoming changes might affect your social strategy

Facebook’s annual development conference, F8, revealed a ton of exciting new features and updates. We sent Kevin and Chad from Team Edgar to get the scoop. Learn how upcoming changes might affect your social marketing strategy on Facebook. Facebook’s rolling out a redesign focusing on groups 🔮 What’s changing: There’s […]
May 7, 2019

Everything You Need To Know About How To Build An Email List in 2019

This article is the first of a 3-part series on how to build an email list in 2019.  “There’s money in the list.” That’s a line that sounds like it’s straight out of a cheesy mob movie but it’s a line that every content creator has heard at least once. […]
April 30, 2019

5 Time-Saving Social Media Content Creation Tips

You know content can drive your business forward. It can build your audience, educate your potential customers, engage your followers and delight your customers. In short: content is fantastic. But you know what else content is? TIME-CONSUMING. No matter what industry you are in, it takes time, energy and brain […]
April 18, 2019

How To Measure Social Media Using Google Analytics

If there’s one thing that every entrepreneur knows, it’s that if you are going to put in the work, you need to know what’s working for you. This is especially important if you are a solopreneur because your time is limited so you need to know that you’re spending your […]
April 9, 2019

8 Ways To Use Social Media Video Marketing

Lights, camera, action! Are you ready for your close-up? Videos are no longer the hottest trend on social media. They are the norm. Your audience expects and might even prefer video to other forms of social media content. The facts speak for themselves. Consider this: Social media posts with video […]
April 2, 2019

A Guide to Evergreen Content for Entrepreneurs

Do you ever feel like you’re a hamster on a wheel when it comes to creating content? Like no matter how much you create, you can’t stop? Whether it’s social media updates, blog posts, emails or podcast episodes, content needs to be consistent and that means you might be creating […]
March 21, 2019

How To Schedule Instagram Stories With MeetEdgar

We love a good Instagram story here at MeetEdgar because, really, what’s not to love about Instagram stories? They are fun, easy to consume and engaging. We’re not the only ones loving Instagram stories! Everyone seems to be loving them these days! In fact, 500 million Instagram users upload stories […]
March 19, 2019

Anatomy of a Shareable Blog Post

Blogging has evolved over the years. At first, you just needed to have a blog. It really didn’t matter if your blogs were poorly written or functioned only to cram as many keywords in it as possible. Then, you needed to have a quality blog. Search engines began to focus […]
March 14, 2019

4 Pre-Launch Marketing Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs

Getting ready to launch your own biz? Planning to unleash a new podcast on the world? Cooking up a brand new service for your audience? Congratulations! Prepping for a launch is an especially stressful exciting time. You have energy, big goals and plenty of plans. via GIPHY BUT before you […]
March 12, 2019

9 Useful Social Media Tips for Podcasters

Podcasting is a fast-growing industry. There are millions of podcast episodes and hundreds of thousands of shows in the world that cover every single topic under the sun and there’s still room for more! Why is podcasting so popular? The start-up costs are relatively low. All you need is a […]
March 5, 2019

Everything You Need To Make Your Next Webinar A Smashing Success

If you have a service based industry or if you sell information products, then there is a great chance that at some point you’ve considered webinars as a marketing tool. Hosting a webinar is a super smart way to build trust with your audience, win over new prospects and convert […]
February 26, 2019

5 Brilliant Ways to Never Run out of Social Media Content Ideas

We’ve all been there… you sit down to write social media content and… you sit and stare at the screen because nothing is coming to you! So of course, you end up checking Facebook, Twitter, Instagram for 45 minutes until you remember you’re supposed to be working so you come […]
February 19, 2019

Edgar User Spotlight: Cathy Iconis of QBOChat.com

We could talk a lot about Edgar but it wouldn’t mean much at all if we couldn’t talk about the people who make Edgar possible — our users. Edgar was started by a small business owner and made for small business owners and we wouldn’t exist without solopreneurs, small business, […]
February 14, 2019

How To Use Emojis In Your Marketing With These Useful Emoji Shortcuts

Crying laughing. Heart eyes. Fire. Eggplant. Be honest, did you think of an emoji while reading any of these words? 😉 Emojis have become part of our language, especially in social media, messaging and online content. Not convinced? Even the dictionary uses emojis! The Oxford Dictionary chose an emoji as […]
February 5, 2019
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7 Lessons We Learned Using Instagram For Business

A few months ago, the MeetEdgar team challenged ourselves to improve our strategy for using Instagram for business. We knew that when we released Instagram scheduling for Edgar, we would want to give our users the latest strategies and tactics that really work. 1. Have fun with your brand Every […]
January 31, 2019

The Best Instagram Hashtags for More Followers and Likes

Instagram hashtags, they’re all the rage, aren’t they? That’s because they work! Studies show that posts with at least one hashtag average 12.6% more engagement than posts without hashtags. Hashtags are a staple on Instagram and if you want to reach new followers and build a strong Instagram presence, then […]
January 29, 2019

7 Ways Solopreneurs and Freelancers Can Use Instagram for Business

Building your business as a freelancer or solopreneur requires a very savvy marketing mind. When you’re limited on time and resources, you have to be smart and strategic about what you can take on and the different ways you can build your business. Social media is one of those elements […]
January 16, 2019

What We Learned from 3 Months of Twitter Chats

We owe Twitter a huge thanks because, without it, Edgar might not be what it is today or even here at all. Our founder Laura Roeder began her career selling Twitter marketing courses. The idea for Edgar came to her when she was using Twitter to promote her business and […]
January 10, 2019

A Look At Edgar’s UTM Tool: What It Is & Why You Need It

New feature alert! We just made it so much easier for you to measure your social media efforts with Edgar with our brand new UTM tool! We have a feeling this is going to become one of your go-to tools in your Edgar account. Don’t worry, if you’re wondering, “Uh […]