30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily. With such a large audience, and some incredibly business friendly updates such as Instagram Ads, Stories, and Business Tools, Instagram is becoming a must-have channel in many social media marketing strategies. So how can you stand out from the… Continue reading 30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of July 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. You’re… Continue reading The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

How to Create Beautiful Instagram Stories (and 10 Amazing Templates to Use)

More than 15 million businesses now use Instagram worldwide and over half of those businesses are creating Stories every month. Stories are an incredible way to connect with your audience in fresh and authentic ways. Who knows, maybe they’ll even become the new News Feed. But creating attractive Instagram Stories can be challenging and time-consuming. We’d love to… Continue reading How to Create Beautiful Instagram Stories (and 10 Amazing Templates to Use)

The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks? From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty overwhelming to think of all the jobs social media marketers have to complete every day. Thankfully, there are a bunch of awesome social media management tools available to help. These… Continue reading The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

5 Exciting Social Media and Marketing Trends to Know in 2017 – Noah Kagan [SSM055]

What if you could predict the future and gain access to the latest social media and marketing trends that will eventually make a huge difference in your business? And what if you could take that knowledge and prioritize the channels and networks of tomorrow, today? You’re in luck! The social media and marketing trends that once… Continue reading 5 Exciting Social Media and Marketing Trends to Know in 2017 – Noah Kagan [SSM055]

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

One of the questions I get asked most as the social media manager here at Buffer is: How do you break up your day in order to get the most out of social media?  Up until recently, I hadn’t really thought about it much. A little bit of content creation, curation, audience engagement, emails, outreach,… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media in 2017

The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. This update provides new ways for brands to boost engagement and could go some way to countering the decline in organic reach Facebook Page owners have been experiencing for the past few years. More than 1 billion… Continue reading The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach