social media

February 14, 2019

How To Use Emojis In Your Marketing With These Useful Emoji Shortcuts

Crying laughing. Heart eyes. Fire. Eggplant. Be honest, did you think of an emoji while reading any of these words? 😉 Emojis have become part of our language, especially in social media, messaging and online content. Not convinced? Even the dictionary uses emojis! The Oxford Dictionary chose an emoji as […]
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 16, 2019

What We Learned from 3 Months of Twitter Chats

We owe Twitter a huge thanks because, without it, Edgar might not be what it is today or even here at all. Our founder Laura Roeder began her career selling Twitter marketing courses. The idea for Edgar came to her when she was using Twitter to promote her business and […]
January 10, 2019

A Look At Edgar’s UTM Tool: What It Is & Why You Need It

New feature alert! We just made it so much easier for you to measure your social media efforts with Edgar with our brand new UTM tool! We have a feeling this is going to become one of your go-to tools in your Edgar account. Don’t worry, if you’re wondering, “Uh […]
January 8, 2019
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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 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
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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 […]
November 30, 2018

The Best Times to Post on Social Media

The famous saying is that timing is everything and you know what… it’s right, especially when it comes to the best times to post on social media It’s 2018 and social media isn’t exactly a new marketing resource for businesses and while it still is a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs […]
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 […]
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 18, 2018

How To Automate Facebook Posts (And Why You Should)

You wake up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat. You are sure you’ve forgotten something but you can’t remember what it is. You rack your brain and then it hits you. You were supposed to send out a Facebook post and you have completely forgotten about […]
October 16, 2018

Social Media Scheduling Tips To Make Your Life Easier and Your Content Better

If you have been around these parts long enough, you know that we love to talk all about social media scheduling. Edgar is a social media scheduling tool, after all. We love social media scheduling because it makes it much easier and less time consuming to manage your social media […]
October 11, 2018

Not So Scary Social Media Tips For Beginners

A good horror story may keep you awake at night but social media nightmares shouldn’t! If you have a fear of social media, these not so scary social media tips for beginners will help you get over that fear. Are you someone who is hiding out behind your computer screen? […]
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 24, 2018

How to Use RSS Feeds to Save Time on Social Media

As handy as it is to use a social media scheduling tool – and we might be biased, but we think it’s pretty handy – you still can’t totally escape the necessary-but-kind-of-tedious task of actually adding social media updates. By using a tool that’s designed to add some of those updates […]
July 19, 2018

Try This Formula for Writing Quick Variations on Your Social Media Updates

In case you missed it, Edgar has a new feature that makes it easier than ever to keep your social feeds looking fresh with the perfect spread of content! You can learn more about how it works here, but the short version is that every time you add a new […]
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 […]