Social Media Automation
A Skeptic's Guide
Social media automation can be intimidating…
…especially if you’re already feeling overwhelmed by all the updates and interactions you have to do – across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter – does it ever end?
Good news: It does! Overwhelm isn’t permanent.
Better news: Team Edgar is here to help!
We have the answers to the most common questions that people ask about the social media automation process: why it’s valuable, what to avoid, and how it can make social media a simpler, more effective part of your overall marketing strategy.
Not sure how it works? Or how to start, or whether it’s worth trying, or what the meaning of life is?
The best news of all: We’ve got you covered! (We’ll have to get back to you on the meaning of life question, though.)
Table of Contents
- Introduction to social media automation
- What does “social media automation” mean, exactly?
- Why shouldn’t I just keep updating my social media in real time?
- Can social media automation improve my marketing efforts?
- How do I know when and what to post on social media?
- How does social media automation save time?
- Can I pick what kind of updates get posted at what times?
- Will people know that my social media is automated?
- Automated social media posting vs. live posting
- Should I post the same social update more than once?
- What happens to an update after an automation tool posts it?
- Should I post the same updates on every social network?
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