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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 […]
October 11, 2016

These Twitter Stats Show Just How Much a Response Is Actually Worth

When you log in to Twitter, one of the first things you check is your notifications. But just how important is it to actually respond to all of them? After all, they DO add up. You might not feel like responding every single time someone mentions, tags, or replies to you! […]
July 30, 2016

Manually Create Facebook Image Titles!

Good news, everybody! Edgar emerged from the lab with an important discovery to announce: if a Facebook preview fails to load, you can now manually create one by typing in a title/description and uploading an image! Here’s how it looks:   This solves two issues: Users who have firewalls that […]
October 29, 2015

5 Ways to Run A Mediocre Business

I’m not perfect. I wasn’t born knowing how to run a successful business. That’s something I learned over time from trial and error, and from making a lot of mistakes. Now, when I see and talk to small business owners who are trying to build their own million-dollar ventures, I […]
October 29, 2015

3 Steps to Get More Clients, Sell More Products, Make More Money

You’ve got what most people want: work you love. But doing work you love can come with certain sacrifices. Namely, cash flow. If you’re like most entrepreneurs I know, the beginning of your business journey was rough, really rough. Like, can-I-really-do-this rough. Unfortunately, it’s easier to imagine the success than […]
October 28, 2015

How Marie Forleo’s B-School Turned My Idea Into a Seven-Figure Business

Ever had an AMAZING business idea, but weren’t sure how to turn it into a reality? It happens ALL. THE. TIME. And it’s not because people don’t have the drive to make it happen, either! It’s because they don’t have the TOOLS. After all, what good is a sports car […]
October 28, 2015

A Guided Tour of Facebook Insights: The Best Time to Post on Facebook

What if you decided that this was the year you stopped making guesses about what works for Facebook marketing? Today you’re going to figure out the best times to post on Facebook to maximize the reach and engagement of your posts, as well as clicks through to your site. The […]
October 28, 2015

Filling Your Books With Clients Fast: A New Twist On An Old Strategy

Editor’s Note: This post from 2012 was a HUGE hit with our readers, so it’s definitely time to bring it back. Why now? So you can put this strategy into place ASAP and lay the groundwork for an incredibly profitable 2014. Read all the way to the end to learn exactly how I continue to […]
October 28, 2015

Self-Promotion: You’re Doing It Wrong (and it’s costing you money)

The number one marketing mistake that I see business owners make is underdoing it. “Underdoing” your marketing means posting one link to your blog post, or sending one email, or tweeting once about your webinar…and that’s it. You never mention it again. Yes, some businesses and people on Twitter and […]
October 27, 2015

What’s The Difference Between a Facebook Official Page & Facebook Community Page?

Transcript: [0:00:00] Hello, hello. This is Laura Roeder of getthedash.com and today I’m going to show you how to create a Facebook aka fan page and more importantly what type of page you should create. Should it be a community page or not? So to get started, you’ll need to […]
October 27, 2015

What I’ve Learned By Making a Million Dollars Before My 30th Birthday

Here I am in London again, finally back from a big trip! I say “big” not because of the hours spent on a plane or the number of cities I set foot in. No, what made this trip especially big for me was the reason behind the whole thing: I […]
April 14, 2015

Building a Social Fanbase: What You Can Learn from Baskin-Robbins, Aristotle, and Three Important Questions

You’re used to people asking questions about you and your business. How do you compare to your competitors? Are you worth the cost? Is your customer service any good? Whether they’re asking you directly or using social media to gather opinions, before people feel confident enough to do business with […]
March 31, 2015

Big Brand Trends for Social Customer Service: What You Need to Know

Raise your hand if you’ve ever tweeted at a brand. (Okay, put your hand down. We can’t actually see you.) Still, as many as 80% of users have mentioned a brand in a tweet before – and the number of users turning to Twitter as a way of getting customer […]
March 24, 2015

Recipe of the Day: Whipping Up a Mean Batch of Social Media Updates

Say you decided to start having a cookie after dinner every day. (Because you’re just good to yourself that way.) You probably wouldn’t bake one cookie every day, would you? Whisking together a few drops of egg, a few pinches of sugar, a sliver of butter, and a couple of […]
January 20, 2015

Honesty in Search Results: Why We Decided Not to Offer an Affiliate Program

[Note: Looking for information about our referral program? Wondering why we waited so long to launch one? Get all the details in this blog post!] For a lot of businesses, choosing to offer an affiliate marketing program is pretty easy. You incentivize your most vocal fans to promote your business, and […]
December 30, 2014

Measuring Social Media Engagement with Analytics: An Introduction

JANUARY 2017 UPDATE: Edgar’s analytics beta is now over, and this feature is being revisited by our product team. Stay tuned for updates about future options for viewing statistics! It’s always nice to see your hard work pay off, isn’t it? (After all, why else would you work hard?) That’s why Edgar is […]