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January 8, 2019
grow your instagram following

3 Simple Ways To Grow Your Instagram Following in 2019

We’ve been asking our users about their 2019 goals and we’ve heard one goal over and over: “I really want to grow my Instagram followers this year!” Whether it was 200 followers, 2,000 followers or 200,000, it’s very clear that many of you want to grow your instagram following in […]
December 20, 2018

4 Steps for Creating a Content Calendar for Social Media

Every busy entrepreneur knows the feeling of having to scramble to create content for social media. Feeling like you HAVE to come up with content last minute is not only annoying but it also doesn’t create a memorable social media feed for your followers. That’s why you need a content […]
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 […]
October 30, 2018

Getting Started On Social Media: 4 Social Media Templates To Save You Time

Remember when social media used to be a new thing and companies would either ignore it completely or let the intern handle it? Well, times have changed. Social media marketing has grown at a quick rate and no company can afford to skip out on this marketing channel. In fact, there […]
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 2, 2018

5X Your Lead Gen: Why 98% of Your Visitors Never Convert (And How To Change That)

It’s one thing to attract website visitors. It’s another to convince them to convert. That’s why so many business owners and marketers look at their stats – such as web traffic versus converted leads – and shake their heads over the disparity. If your traffic isn’t converting, you have to […]
June 19, 2018

How to Create Super Shareable Content Exclusively for Social Media

You probably already know about the importance of sharing links to your own content on social media. (That’s part of the whole point of social media marketing, you know?) But not all of the stuff you post on social necessarily has to be a traffic-driver – in fact, some of […]
June 5, 2018

Need a Break From Writing Blog Posts? Create These Types of Content Instead

A lot of content marketing advices hinges on blogging. Write blog posts, use those to drive traffic to your site, repeat – you know the drill. But what if you don’t like writing blog posts? What if you HATE writing blog posts? Are there no other options? (Okay. Deep breaths.) There […]
May 29, 2018

How Categorizing Your Blog Posts (and more) Simplifies Your Social Media Scheduling

You know that feeling where you just had tacos for lunch, and then tacos for dinner, and then the next day someone suggests tacos for breakfast, and it’s like, “Gregory, please, this is way too many tacos in a row.” That’s how your social media followers feel when you don’t maintain […]
May 1, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Whip Up Quick Variations On Your Tweets

*Editors Note: Updated January 2019 Twitter caused a real stir when they announced that as of late March 2018, it would be very against the rules to recycle your Tweets and use the same exact updates more than once. In the past, this sort of thing was generally only problematic in […]
April 3, 2018

29 Online Business Tools Perfect for Beginners, Experts, and Everyone In-between

No matter the size of your business, you need a reliable arsenal of tools that’ll help you keep it running. (We’re pretty sure we heard the eight-year-olds who run the neighborhood lemonade stand debating the best way to organize their QuickBooks.) Everyone on Team Edgar, from development to writing to […]
March 27, 2018

7 of the Best E-commerce Social Media Campaigns We’ve Ever Seen (and What You Can Learn from Them)

Let’s face it: Social media is a noisy marketplace. With millions of images, articles, and videos published every day, it’s challenging for new businesses to get noticed. And it’s only getting harder. Today, there are currently 2.62 billion social media users around the globe. That means there’s a lot of […]
February 21, 2018

Our Email Open Rates Were Busted – Here’s How We Gave Them a Huge Boost

Around Autumn 2017, we realized something weird about our email open rates: They weren’t that great. They weren’t BAD, but they were pretty consistently below the industry average – and if we’re being honest, that didn’t feel too amazing. With a few little tweaks, though, we got a HUGE boost […]
February 6, 2018

You Can Write the Internet’s Best Article on Any Subject – Here’s How

Want to know what’s intimidating? Trying to write the Internet’s best article on a given subject — an article that is way better than anything online. That’s not just intimidating. It sounds pretentious, right? Is it not the height of arrogance to assume that you can unleash an article that […]
January 23, 2018

The 10-Minute Guide to Creating a Perfectly Professional Editorial Calendar

Ever wish you could skip that part of blogging where you’re staring at the screen and struggling to figure out what to write? (Don’t worry – this isn’t going to be one of those “how to generate ideas for blog posts” blog posts. If you want brainstorming tips, you can […]
October 11, 2017

10 Steal-Worthy Sales Page Strategies for Turning Visitors Into Customers

Some products are just so universally appealing, they practically sell themselves – like a case for your phone, or a blanket with sleeves. Everybody wants it! Everybody needs it. Not everybody has it so easy, though. Some stuff is actually kind of hard to sell online – not because it’s not super […]
September 6, 2017

9 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block (By Walking Away From Your Computer)

Blank pages are scary. Like, evil clown riding a giant spider scary. So when you know that you have to get a new blog post written, and you’re staring down that blank page and that blinking cursor feeling 100% stuck, you’re not necessarily setting yourself up for success. In fact, sitting at […]
August 30, 2017

Dos and Don’ts for Pitching, Writing, and Following Up On a Guest Post

We’ve all seen it. For every blog post out there saying that guest posting is a great use of your time, there’s another that says it doesn’t really pay off. Thanks, Internet! Really, though, the truth is somewhere in between. Writing guest posts for other sites can be a great […]
August 29, 2017

Literally Just 12 Great Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out With Instagram Stories

If you’re on Instagram, it’s pretty impossible to avoid seeing Instagram Stories. (Literally. They are right at the top of your feed, after all.) And while you might have played around with Stories on your personal account, Instagram Stories for your business might not be your first thought when it comes […]
August 10, 2017

Think Fast – This Facebook Algorithm Change Judges Your Site On Speed

How quickly does your website load on mobile? (Do you know?) Because it’s getting a whole lot more important! In August 2017, Facebook announced an update to its algorithm that will favor sites with speedy load times on mobile. According to their announcement, even a three-second load time can be […]