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June 23, 2020

Create Raving Social Media Fans

Did you know that Team Edgar hosts daily Facebook Lives? Join us daily as we chat about social media, marketing, business, and entrepreneurship. Here’s a recent Edgar Live all about how to create raving social media fans. One of Team Edgar’s favorite books is Raving Fans by Ken Blanchard. Obviously […]
March 30, 2020

Social Media Messaging Tips During a Crisis

Did you know that Team Edgar hosts daily Facebook Lives? Join us daily as we chat about social media, marketing, business, and entrepreneurship. Here’s a recent Edgar Live on how messaging tips during a crisis. (Editor’s note: We reference an Instagram live in this video. Since you’re watching a replay, […]
March 23, 2020
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How to Make Money Online As A Brick and Mortar Business

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting businesses around the world. Small business owners are having to come up with creative ways to make money online. MeetEdgar has been a fully remote business since the beginning so we know a thing or two about online business. We’ve also helped thousands of entrepreneurs […]
March 16, 2020

Work From Home Tips & Tricks From Seasoned Pros

MeetEdgar has been a fully remote company since Day One. Working from home is an adjustment and we wanted to share the tips we’ve learned over years of practice. We asked our team and our community for their best work from home tips and this is what they shared. 1. […]
October 24, 2019
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Creating Your Solo Business Support System – #SoloBizChat Recap

Every week on Twitter, we host #SoloBizChat, a weekly chat for solopreneurs, freelancers and solo business owners. This week, we decided to discuss a topic that isn’t often talked about in entrepreneurial circles: the importance of building a support system to handle the loneliness and overwhelm that comes with running […]
October 10, 2019
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5 High Earning Solopreneur Business Ideas

Ready for your jaw to drop? Did you know that 73% of all US-based businesses are solo businesses?   There are 23 million solo businesses (and counting) in the United States. And that’s just in the United States. Solopreneur has become a popular term because there are millions of people […]
October 3, 2019

The Difference Between a Solopreneur, Freelancer and Entrepreneur

Have you ever been at a party and hesitated when someone asked, “So what do you do?” You can’t just say “I’m the boss, applesauce.” [Well,  actually, this is what Edgar says but it might confuse people if you say it!] Do you say, “I work for myself” or do […]
September 24, 2019
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How to Use Social Media to Validate Your Digital Product Idea

Dreaming of launching a course or digital product? Our friends at Podia share an easy 4-step process to validate your digital product idea before you launch. You have an excellent digital product idea. If you could just develop and market it the right way, you know it could change a […]
August 22, 2019
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10 Ways to Grow Your Podcast

You started a podcast! Congratulations! Those first weeks after a launch are exciting and you might be filled with hope. Want to listen to this article as a podcast? Use the player below. But things can slow down a little after that initial launch and it’s common to see your […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]
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 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 13, 2018

Small Business Saturday Spotlight: 4 Businesses Crushing It On Social Media

This month is Small Business Saturday and many small businesses are using social media to prepare for the holiday. But not everyone is tweeting their way through the holiday season. We often hear from small business owners that social media is extremely time-consuming and can be difficult for small businesses […]
November 1, 2018

7 Ways to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday

Tis the season for holiday shopping! It’s that blink-and-you-miss-it time of year when calendars fill up with holiday parties and shopping carts are filled with gifts. via GIPHY For businesses, this is one of the busiest times of years and while it may seem like the whole world does their […]
October 1, 2018

Starting An E-Commerce Business: How To Make Your First Sale

You’ve done it. You’ve opened an e-commerce store! You have carefully selected your products. You’ve posted on your Facebook page that your store is open and then…. You wait.  via GIPHY You refresh your Shopify app ten times waiting for the sales to come in. You check to make […]
July 17, 2018

You Might Be Sitting on a Blogging Goldmine – Here’s How to Make Sure It Doesn’t Go to Waste

Imagine, for a minute, a world without reruns. No DVRs, no streaming, nothing – a TV show airs exactly once, and whether you missed it by an hour or by ten years, you’ll never get a chance to see it after that. (Have mercy! Spare us from this vision of […]
May 15, 2018

Do Those Opt-Ins You See Everywhere Actually Work, Or Are They Just Annoying?

Raise your hand if this ever happens to you. (Or don’t. We can’t really tell either way.) You’re cruising around the web, catching up on your favorite blogs, and suddenly, one of these appears: Whether or not you EVER actually click on “Allow Notifications,” you may wonder from time to […]