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June 17, 2020

4 IGTV Series Ideas That Are So Easy to Start

It’s been about 2 years since Instagram rolled out IGTV and while IGTV hasn’t taken off like Instagram probably hoped it would, they’re not dropping it. In fact, all signs point that Instagram is doubling down on IGTV. The recently updated the IGTV app to promote creators and you can […]
June 3, 2020
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How to Use Instagram Stories to Grow Your Instagram Audience

We all love Instagram stories, right? They’re fun, they’re funny, they’re easy and they disappear in 24 hours so there’s no pressure to make them perfect feed-worthy content. Of course, as Instagram stories become more popular, they’ve become a necessary part of any Instagram strategy. It turns out that having […]
April 15, 2020
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A Simple Guide On How To Use Hashtags

Remember when hashtags weren’t a thing and the hashtag symbol was only known as the number sign? via GIPHY Yeah, we don’t really remember it either. Hashtags have not only become part of our vocabulary but they’ve become a key piece of any successful social media strategy. Hashtags started on […]
January 29, 2020
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How to Create An Instagram Stories Content Plan

Can you imagine a time before Instagram stories? It’s hard to believe but these beloved 15-second shots have only been around since 2016! Today, it’s hard to imagine a world where brands and creators weren’t focused on Instagram stories. They have become overwhelmingly popular with Instagrammers. 500 million people post […]
December 4, 2019
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20 Instagram Story Ideas for When You Feel Stuck

Instagram stories are all the rage these days.  Over 500 million people post on Instagram stories every single day! Stories are not just for personal accounts either! According to Instagram, 62% of users surveyed said they became more interested in a brand or product after watching an Instagram story. And […]
August 1, 2019

How to Create Click Worthy Social Media Posts

Have you ever felt that you’re screaming into the void when you post on social media? You’re not alone. In fact, many brands and business owners struggle to see any engagement on their social posts. Many ask themselves how they can write good social media posts. 👇 🎧 Want to […]
July 8, 2019

A Guide to A/B Testing Your Social Media

The big question most people have about their social media marketing is, “Will it work?” There are hundreds of thousands of articles, videos, and webinars on social media best practices, strategies, calendars, tips, tactics and secrets. You could spend actual years consuming every piece of content about social media marketing […]
June 4, 2019

The Power of Small Audiences

Is bigger always better? If you look at most commentary from social media experts, then the answer would be yes. Everything is about a bigger audience, more followers, higher reach. Social media influence is too often defined by how many people like your stuff. But recent trends are signaling a […]
May 28, 2019

6 Smart Ways To Promote Your Lead Magnet With Social Media

This is part 3 of our 3-part series on building and growing your email list. If you missed part 1 and 2, catch up here and here. We love email over here at MeetEdgar. Yes, social media tool can love email marketing and that’s because we know you need multiple […]
May 8, 2019

Facebook F8 2019: How upcoming changes might affect your social strategy

Facebook’s annual development conference, F8, revealed a ton of exciting new features and updates. We sent Kevin and Chad from Team Edgar to get the scoop. Learn how upcoming changes might affect your social marketing strategy on Facebook. Facebook’s rolling out a redesign focusing on groups 🔮 What’s changing: There’s […]
April 9, 2019

8 Ways To Use Social Media Video Marketing

Lights, camera, action! Are you ready for your close-up? Videos are no longer the hottest trend on social media. They are the norm. Your audience expects and might even prefer video to other forms of social media content. The facts speak for themselves. Consider this: Social media posts with video […]
March 21, 2019

How To Schedule Instagram Stories With MeetEdgar

We love a good Instagram story here at MeetEdgar because, really, what’s not to love about Instagram stories? They are fun, easy to consume and engaging. We’re not the only ones loving Instagram stories! Everyone seems to be loving them these days! In fact, 500 million Instagram users upload stories […]
February 26, 2019

5 Brilliant Ways to Never Run out of Social Media Content Ideas

We’ve all been there… you sit down to write social media content and… you sit and stare at the screen because nothing is coming to you! So of course, you end up checking Facebook, Twitter, Instagram for 45 minutes until you remember you’re supposed to be working so you come […]
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 […]
January 31, 2019

The Best Instagram Hashtags for More Followers and Likes

Instagram hashtags, they’re all the rage, aren’t they? That’s because they work! Studies show that posts with at least one hashtag average 12.6% more engagement than posts without hashtags. Hashtags are a staple on Instagram and if you want to reach new followers and build a strong Instagram presence, then […]
January 29, 2019

7 Ways Solopreneurs and Freelancers Can Use Instagram for Business

Building your business as a freelancer or solopreneur requires a very savvy marketing mind. When you’re limited on time and resources, you have to be smart and strategic about what you can take on and the different ways you can build your business. Social media is one of those elements […]
January 8, 2019
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4 Simple Ways To Grow Your Instagram Following in 2020

Editor’s note 2020: When we first published this article in early 2019, we had recently launched our Instagram integration and we were spending a lot of time studying Instagram. Since then, we’ve doubled our Instagram followers, increased engagement by 60%, launched 3 series on IGTV, and learned a lot more […]
December 18, 2018
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5 Creative Ways To Use Instagram Stories

Did you know that 400 million Instagram users use stories on a daily basis? Instagram stories are the talk of the town (the social media town, that is) and there’s a good reason why! Instagram stories are short, fun and engaging, which make them perfect social media content. Now you […]
December 13, 2018
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How to Schedule Posts on Instagram with Edgar

You asked and we answered! Instagram Scheduling for Edgar is here! Cue the party music! You can schedule your Instagram posts in Edgar and when the time comes to post, the Edgar app will send you a post notification and in just a few clicks, your content will be posted […]
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 […]