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March 21, 2017

Facebook Stories: Coming Soon to Your News Feed?

Facebook has been quietly rolling out a new feature, and you’re definitely going to know right away if you have it – because it lives right at the top of your News Feed! The network has been testing out a Stories feature for months, slowly rolling it out to more and more […]
March 14, 2017

Will MeetEdgar Support Instagram?

Want a look behind the scenes at MeetEdgar? We love getting questions from our readers and users – so today we’re answering a popular one! (No, this isn’t an update on Edgar’s relationship status.) Today, we’re talking about Instagram. Not only are we social media librarians, we are also expert […]
March 3, 2017

How to Create Your Own Social Media Style Guide

If you’ve ever tried to “dress for success” without a clear definition of what that means, chances are, you’ve made some questionable wardrobe choices. It could be true that stripes demonstrate boldness, sneakers paired with dresses or suits signal creativity, and black turtlenecks register seriousness. But if they aren’t you, […]
February 28, 2017

How 12 Big Brands Are Using Instagram’s New Carousel Feature

Have you noticed all the carousels on Instagram lately? Not the kind with the horses and the cool organ music – the kind you can scroll through! Instagram now has a feature that allows you to upload 10 photos and/or videos at a time in a slideshow format. Here’s an […]
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 21, 2017

Cheat Sheet: Twitter’s New Limits on Visibility

What are you allowed to share on Twitter these days – and what are you not allowed to share? Are you sure? Because Twitter has been making a lot of changes lately, and some of them could affect your visibility in the Timeline and seriously limit the number of people who can hear what […]
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, […]
February 14, 2017

Twitter Is Taking Action Against “Low-Quality Tweets” – Here’s What That Means

In the past, Facebook and Twitter have had very different ideas about which updates to show their users. Facebook decides for you using algorithms, so you don’t see every update that gets shared and you don’t see updates in a chronological order. Twitter, on the other hand, shows you everything, and they show […]
February 9, 2017

Creating Your Custom Roadmap for Online (and IRL) Networking

Close your eyes and imagine you’ve just stepped out of civilization and into a vast wilderness. You’ve arrived here to explore, do things your own way, and build something unique. (You don’t have to literally close your eyes. That might make it hard to keep reading.) If you climb the […]
February 7, 2017

Facebook’s New Algorithm Change Is Actually Two Updates In One

You already know that Facebook uses algorithms to determine who sees your updates and when – and they adjust those algorithms all the time. (Which means that occasionally, you need to adjust your strategy, too.) Facebook’s latest update is actually TWO updates – a couple of changes to totally different parts of the […]
January 31, 2017

This Facebook Video Stat Just Got a Lot More Important

What’s really the best length for a Facebook video? A minute? Five minutes? Five hundred minutes? (Okay, it probably isn’t 500 minutes.) But this is one of those mysteries that Facebook doesn’t want to solve for you. In fact, they say that “video length is less important than telling a cohesive and concise story.” […]
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 […]
January 17, 2017

Facebook’s New Update Just Made Live Broadcasting Way Easier

Facebook has been pushing live video pretty hard since early 2016 – and with a few recent changes to how it works and who can use it, this feature is right on the brink of looking a whole lot different. The short version is that you can now share live video from your […]
November 4, 2016

Edgar’s Fave Five: What We’re Reading This Week #2

It can be hard to keep up with all the amazing blog posts out there, so as a little treat, we’ve gathered five great reads from across the web for you to peruse! Bookmark these and check them out this weekend while you down Bloody Marys that could double as meals […]
September 23, 2016
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Edgar’s Fave Five: What We’re Reading This Week

It can be hard to keep up with all the amazing blog posts out there, so as a little treat, we’ve gathered five great reads from across the web for you to take a gander at! Bookmark these and check them out this weekend while you sip mimosas over brunch […]
August 9, 2016

Facebook’s New Weapon In The War On Clickbait

Facebook announced a huge change to its News Feed algorithm – and you won’t believe what happened next! (Okay, actually, you probably will.) Because headlines and links that sound like that – like clickbait – have been around for a long, long time. You’ve probably seen a whole lot of […]
October 29, 2015

Make These Small Tweaks To Your Site And Immediately Bump Up Your Opt-In Rate

Watch Derek Halpern of Social Triggers give me the low down on my site. Derek is genius at “knowing what makes people tick online”. Here he gives me the skinny on things I can do better on my site to capture more leads, more sales and make the experience for […]
October 29, 2015

Your Quick and Easy Cheat Sheet for Facebook Link Previews

Alright, guys – you asked for it, and I’m answering! Ever since I wrote this post about the types of social updates Facebook is cracking down on, I’ve been getting AWESOME feedback and questions from all of you out there in Internet Land. On the blog, on social, in emails […]
October 29, 2015

Too Busy? Too Scared Is More Like It.

I know the feeling. You’re rushing around answering a never-ending stream of emails and finishing up some last-minute details for a client before sprinting out the door. For the next few hours, you hurriedly shuttle around town running errands, while shoveling spoonfuls of macaroni and cheese into your mouth behind […]
October 29, 2015

How To Boost Your Social Media Presence by Playing Up Your Strengths

Social media can be daunting. There are so many different options out there that it often feels overwhelming trying to sort through them all. It’s easy to get sucked into believing that you have to use every single social media site that’s available to you if you want to grow […]