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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 […]
January 8, 2019
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3 Simple Ways To Grow Your Instagram Following in 2019

We’ve been asking our users about their 2019 goals and we’ve heard one goal over and over: “I really want to grow my Instagram followers this year!” Whether it was 200 followers, 2,000 followers or 200,000, it’s very clear that many of you want to grow your instagram following in […]
December 20, 2018

4 Steps for Creating a Content Calendar for Social Media

Every busy entrepreneur knows the feeling of having to scramble to create content for social media. Feeling like you HAVE to come up with content last minute is not only annoying but it also doesn’t create a memorable social media feed for your followers. That’s why you need a content […]
December 18, 2018
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5 Creative Ways To Use Instagram Stories

Did you know that 400 million Instagram users use stories on a daily basis? Instagram stories are the talk of the town (the social media town, that is) and there’s a good reason why! Instagram stories are short, fun and engaging, which make them perfect social media content. Now you […]
December 13, 2018
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How to Schedule Posts on Instagram with Edgar

You asked and we answered! Instagram Scheduling for Edgar is here! Cue the party music! You can schedule your Instagram posts in Edgar and when the time comes to post, the Edgar app will send you a post notification and in just a few clicks, your content will be posted […]
December 13, 2018

Top Social Media Strategy Mistakes To Avoid

Every year around this time, small business owners and solopreneurs set out to plan their best year ever. They download all of the templates and make all the plans and create all the calendars then somewhere around April, they start to wonder… “Why isn’t this really working?” Sound familiar? If […]
December 11, 2018
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Best Social Media Management Tools for 2019

Great social media pages don’t just occur. There is no social media fairy who can sprinkle fairy dust onto your social media accounts and make them perfect! Great social media pages are carefully constructed, measured, managed and built through strategy, energy, effort and, tools! Even at MeetEdgar, we know that […]
December 6, 2018
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Social Media Trends To Watch Out For In 2019

If there’s one thing you can count on for social media is that it will always be changing and evolving. And unlike fashion trends, you might want to pay attention to social media trends because trends can give you more opportunities to reach your audience with your message. And you […]
December 4, 2018
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The Holiday Survival Guide for Solopreneurs

The holidays can be a tough season for freelancers and solopreneurs. There’s no paid time off when you work for yourself. Adding the extra holiday expenses and additional social obligations to your already long to-do list might have you a little bit stressed. via GIPHY We know that some things […]
November 30, 2018

The Best Times to Post on Social Media

The famous saying is that timing is everything and you know what… it’s right, especially when it comes to the best times to post on social media It’s 2018 and social media isn’t exactly a new marketing resource for businesses and while it still is a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs […]
November 15, 2018

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: Team Edgar’s Favorites

The big businesses of the world tend to monopolize the headlines and TV ads but small businesses are a huge part of most people’s daily lives. According to the United States Small Business Administration, more than 50% of Americans either own or work for a small business. From the deli […]
November 14, 2018

FinCon 2018: Future Proof Your Social Media Strategy

Transcript for FinCon 2018: Future Proof Your Social Media Strategy To learn more about MeetEdgar’s webinar schedule and to catch us streaming live, visit MeetEdgar Live Webinars.   Megan McMullin: All right, so I think we’re going to go ahead and get started today. Thanks for coming. My name is […]
November 14, 2018

Best Practices For Video on Social Media

Transcript for Best Practices on Social Media To learn more about MeetEdgar’s webinar schedule and to catch us streaming live, visit MeetEdgar Live Webinars.   [00:00:00] Megan: Hey, Edgar community. My name is Megan and I am your trusted onboarding coach here. I’m really excited to get this webinar going […]