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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
social media management tools

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 4, 2018
solopreneurs

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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 3, 2017

How to Tame Your Daily Schedule by Creating a Model Calendar

See if this feels familiar: Every Sunday night, you sit down with a drink in one hand and your phone in the other. You open up your calendar. And you scroll through the week ahead of you with dread. “How did I get so busy,” you ask your dog/roommate/houseplant. If […]
July 25, 2017

Yes, You Can Take Time Off as a Solo Entrepreneur

Your eye’s on the prize: that week-long trip with your favorite person and/or bingeworthy Netflix show. You’re ready to relax, put your feet up, and stop thinking about work for a few days. And then you panic. Because with no one looking after your business, you’re pretty certain you will: […]
April 4, 2017

Nail Your Next (or First!) Facebook Live Video Broadcast: Must-Know Tips

Jumping on the bandwagon isn’t always a good thing. However, in the case of Facebook Live, it might be worth a spin around the block. Facebook agrees with the watercooler talk: video is all the rage. Zuck and his crew even went on record back in March of 2016 saying […]
March 29, 2017

Easy, Gorgeous Graphics for Your Business with Free Online Tools

NOTE: This post was originally published in 2015, so we decided it was time for an update! We refreshed this list with the very latest free tools and some of the old faves that just keep on being awesome. Enjoy! Viral social media posts today are hyper-visual, and your business posts must […]
March 24, 2017

How to Transform Your Brand Into a Movement

You’ve heard plenty of times that your story is your brand. When you have a great story that people relate to, they may choose to work with you over a competitor simply because they feel like you get them. But what if your business is product-driven, you run a larger […]
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! […]
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 […]
May 19, 2016
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How to Schedule & Promote Blog Posts

You already know how important your blog is to your business, and how you can use it to build up the all-important values of Know, Like, and Trust with your customers. (And if you don’t know either of those things, you should definitely click those links before reading any further – because […]
May 12, 2016
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The Edgar Guide to Blogging, Part Two: The Secrets of “Know, Like, Trust.”

In our last segment, we talked about why your website needs a blog (hint: it’s the cornerstone of your entire social media strategy) and we shared the importance of a little formula we call “know, like, trust.” Today we’re going to dig a little deeper into that, and we’ll offer a few ideas […]
May 5, 2016

The Edgar Guide to Blogging, Part One: Why You Need a Blog – Even if You Don’t Want One

If you want a successful social media marketing campaign, there’s one thing you need. No, it’s not the hottest social media scheduling tool (though that helps) and it’s not a secret algorithm that tells you when and where to post. It’s much simpler than that. You need a good blog. […]
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

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

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 […]