Behind the Scenes

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 […]
August 8, 2018

Volunteer Days: How Our Team Serves Local Communities

At MeetEdgar, one of our three primary company values is Kindness. We talk about it a lot, but we also “walk our talk.” One way we choose to be kind and encourage kindness is offering our employees the perk of Volunteer Days. This means we give everyone who works at the […]
July 22, 2018

How MeetEdgar Does Parents’ Day (and Makes Time for Families Every Day)

We all know about Mother’s Day and we all know about Father’s Day, but did you know about Parents’ Day? Established in 1994 by President Bill Clinton, Parents’ Day occurs every fourth Sunday in July and exists to recognize, uplift, and support the crucial role of parents. Today, we recognize […]
April 3, 2018

29 Online Business Tools Perfect for Beginners, Experts, and Everyone In-between

No matter the size of your business, you need a reliable arsenal of tools that’ll help you keep it running. (We’re pretty sure we heard the eight-year-olds who run the neighborhood lemonade stand debating the best way to organize their QuickBooks.) Everyone on Team Edgar, from development to writing to […]
March 20, 2018

What We’ve Learned from Six Months of Testing Email Subject Lines

How much of a difference can changing a single word in your email subject line REALLY make? You might be surprised! (It still surprises us, sometimes.) Every week, we send our newsletter to 125,ooo+ subscribers – and every week, we send it with two different subject lines. (Before we keep going, here’s […]
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 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 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. […]
November 14, 2017

Refer Friends and Score Rewards with Edgar’s Referral Program!

Attention all Edgar users! Have you heard the news? We’ve introduced a refer-a-friend program, so you can rack up rewards for sharing the Edgar love! If you want to skip to the part where you learn more and sign up, you can click right here to get all the details – […]
September 26, 2017

Are You Limiting Yourself With Your Language? What We Learned From Changing Ours

Language is full of synonyms that can make choosing the right words hard – and your choice of vocabulary often has unintended consequences for your productivity, mindset, and growth. As we’ve worked this year to knock down some internal roadblocks here at MeetEdgar, it’s been easy to grow complacent in […]
July 21, 2017

What’s the Difference Between Customer Service and Quality Assurance, Anyway?

If you’ve ever so much as used an app, you know that two of the most important teams behind the scenes are the people who build it and the customer service pros standing by to help you out. At a lot of software companies, those teams are separated with a […]
February 24, 2017

How to Become More Productive YOUR Way Through Mindfulness

We all want to be more productive with the time we have. (No matter how good at it you already are.) But choosing what methods to follow from all of the available books, articles, and courses about being more productive can feel like just another way of procrastinating! Fortunately, there’s a way to […]
February 17, 2017

Want to Fuel Innovation? Model Diversity

At the core of the entrepreneurial soul is a desire to break the rules, change the game, and bring new ideas to life despite every person who told you it was impossible. (Or maybe even to spite those people. No judgment.) While other kids casually sold lemonade for pocket change, […]
January 27, 2017

The Most Underrated (and Overrated!) Things About Working From Home

Working from home sounds like a pretty sweet gig – which is probably why so many people want to do it! (Around 80-90% of the US workforce says they’d like to telecommute, whereas only about 2.8% of the workforce actually spends at least half their working hours doing so.) At MeetEdgar, our […]
September 1, 2016

Coming Up With Evergreen Content

One of the most important parts of a solid content strategy is creating content that can last. Content that isn’t necessarily tied to a specific fad or trend, and that will be as meaningful if someone reads it in a year as when they read it today. (No pressure.) We […]
June 23, 2016

How to Promote a Business on Facebook by Writing Great Posts

Welcome to Edgar Learn, where we share the strategies that helped us find success! This is Part Three of our series on Facebook Marketing, where we’ll give away some of the Facebook marketing tips we follow ourselves. Click here to read Part Two! No matter what the overall strategy of your Facebook presence […]
June 9, 2016

Facebook Marketing Tips for Any Budget

Believe it or not, this September will mark the 10th anniversary of Facebook being available to anyone with an email address (before that, you had to have a .edu email address). That’s a long stretch of time for a social media network remain relevant, and it’s easy to see Facebook has done far […]
June 7, 2016

What We Discovered On the Road to 5000 Users

It’s been two years since we sent out our very first round of invitations to use Edgar – and while we thought we learned some valuable business lessons after our first year, the past 12 months have been packed with surprises. This time last year, our team was 13 people […]
June 2, 2016

Schedule Social Media Posts Like a Pro, with Categories

Welcome to Edgar Learn, where we share the strategies that helped us find success! This is Part Two of our series on Social Media Scheduling, where we’ll look at how to schedule social media posts using categories. Click here to read Part One! Today we’re going to take a close look at using categories […]