Has this ever happened to you? You have several photos ready to post on Instagram but you don’t want to spam your followers by uploading all of them at the same time. So you post one or two and make a mental note to share the rest over the next couple of days. You know what happens next, right? Life happens. Your brain moves on to the other thousand things you need to get done and Continue reading “How To Schedule Instagram Posts Using Hootsuite”
Images improve social media engagement on every platform — but beware the temptation to apply a “one size fits all” approach.
If you’ve ever seen a picture quote on Facebook where some of the words were cut off, you know what can happen when a graphic isn’t sized properly before posting. That’s a dead giveaway that it was designed for a different social platform. You can be sure there’s a photographer or graphic artist writhing in pain when this happens. Continue reading “Social Media Image Sizes — 2015”
This is new. Post scheduling for brand pages on Google Plus has been available for a while, but Google’s API didn’t allow scheduling to personal profiles. Unless you count Do Share, a Chrome extension which, when I tested it, would only fire off posts when my machine was running and logged in at the scheduled time. Friends+Me doesn’t need your device to be running when it comes time to post your scheduled messages—and you can use it for other social platforms as well, like Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading “Now You Can Schedule Posts to Your Google Plus Personal Profile!”
I just tested a brand new Hootsuite tool called Grade Your Social. In less than a minute, it will assess your reach, measure your engagement, and show you where you can improve your overall effectiveness on Twitter.
Have you ever purchased an item because of all the wonderful things it can do, but once you get it home you only use its basic functions? Think microwave ovens and smartphones. Both are capable of changing the way we work and live, yet most of us use them only for simple tasks.
Amy Porterfield and Melanie Duncan are holding online sessions this month. They’re designed to help businesses use Pinterest to build sales. I’ve attended three of Melanie’s webinars so far. She really knows what she’s talking about. Her training is fast-paced and jammed with tips you can start using right away.