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Kirsti Lang

Kirsti Lang

Kirsti is a journalist turned content marketer based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her work has appeared in publications like Women's Health, Harper's Bazaar, Runner's World, Red, and Sheerluxe.

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A collection of 52 posts

7 Sprout Social Alternatives to Try in 2024 (Free + Paid)

A look at the best Sprout Social alternatives, how much they cost, and some of their best features.

ThreadsJun 4, 2024
How to Use Threads: A Guide to Getting Started and Building a Following

How to use Threads effectively, from starting your account to growing a dedicated following.

InstagramMay 29, 2024
Trending Reels on Instagram: How to Find Them + 9 of the Best From 2024

How to find Instagram reel trends while they're still hot enough to make an impact, along with some of the best we’ve seen on the platform this year.

FlowMay 22, 2024
How Long Can a TikTok Be? The Ultimate Guide to TikTok Video Length (+ What Gets the Most Views)

In this #AskBuffer, we explore whether there is a best TikTok length and look at examples from content creators who make both short and longer videos on the platform.

InstagramMay 15, 2024
How to Find Trending Audio on Instagram in 2024 (+15 Tracks to Use Right Now)

If you always feel like you’re chasing the tail-end of audio trends on the app, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’ll guide you through all the methods you can use to find the most popular music and sounds on Instagram before they drop off the charts.

AIMay 14, 2024
The 7 Best AI Video Tools for Creators and Marketers, Tried and Tested

These AI video tools can help you write scripts, generate clips, optimize your editing, and even talk to the camera for you. Here’s a look at some of the best AI video tools I’ve tested, along with how to use them, who they’re best for, and how much they cost.

7+ Free Social Media Calendar Templates to Help You Plan Your Content

Create your own social media calendar with a step-by-step guide, or use this free calendar template to get planning right away.

Affiliate Marketing 101: How to Get Started As a Creator

Everything you need to know about how affiliate marketing works, how to join an affiliate program as an influencer, and some tips to kickstart your affiliate marketing strategy.

AIApr 29, 2024
7 of the Best AI Image Generators for Creators and Marketers + Example Images

Tried and tested: These AI image generators consistently delivered the best results. Here's a look at how they work, how much they cost, and how they handled a specific prompt.

How to Create Your Own Influencer Media Kit (+ Examples from Creators)

Whether you’re a full-time content creator, micro-influencer, nano-influencer, or just getting started, here’s how to create your own influencer media kit.

TikTokApr 18, 2024
TikTok Notes: Everything We Know About the New Photo App (+ Screenshots)

TikTok Notes is coming — and the new text and photo-sharing app is not just an Instagram clone. Here's everything we know about the platform so far.

ResourcesApr 18, 2024
How to Find Trending TikTok Sounds While They’re Still Popular (+ 11 of the Best From 2024)

How to source the best audio clips for your TikToks while they’re still popular, plus examples of TikTok sounds with staying power.

Best Hootsuite Alternatives for 2024 (Free + Paid)

There are plenty of alternative social media management tools out there, many of which are on par with — and some a bit better than — Hootsuite. Here are some of the best options.

PinterestApr 15, 2024
5 Ways to Make Money on Pinterest in 2024: An In-depth Guide for Creators and Businesses

There are plenty of ways to monetize on Pinterest. Here's a guide to some tactics for both creators and small businesses.

YouTubeApr 11, 2024
When is the Best Time to Post on YouTube? We Analyzed 1 Million Videos to Find Out

Videos and shorts posted on these days and at these times tend to get higher views.

ProductivityApr 9, 2024
8 of the Best AI Productivity Tools to Help You Optimize How You Work

As a self-proclaimed tools nerd, I’ve tested out many of the ever-growing list of AI productivity tools on the market. These are the ones I keep coming back to.

Self-ImprovementApr 4, 2024
11 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

Looking for some low-lift ways to make yourself happier? Here's some of the best research that we've found on personal happiness.

FacebookApr 3, 2024
How to Get More Followers on Facebook: 13 Tried-and-true Tactics

Even new Facebook Pages and profiles can grow their follower count in 2024 — here are 13 tips to help get you started.

8 of the Best AI Writing Tools to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

I’ve put dozens of AI writing tools to the test — here's a deep dive into my favorite AI writing generators and who I think they’ll be most useful for.

Filming Your Own ‘Stock Footage’ Will Help You Create More Content, Faster

A step-by-step guide to creating your own library of stock footage to use in your social media videos — and why you should.

TikTokMar 26, 2024
TikTok Algorithm Guide 2024: Everything We Know About How Videos Are Ranked

A deep dive into the TikTok algorithm, how it works, and how you can work with it to enhance your visibility and engagement on the platform.

How to Use Instagram Collab Posts (+ Collab Ideas to Boost Engagement and Reach)

Here's a quick rundown of Instagram Collab posts and why you should be using this feature in your social media strategy.

YouTubeMar 19, 2024
YouTube SEO: A Simple Step-by-step Guide to Videos That Rank

The science of optimizing your videos for search on YouTube, plus some YouTube SEO tips from seasoned experts to help your videos rank #1.

YouTubeMar 12, 2024
How to Create Scroll-stopping YouTube Thumbnails (+ Tips from Top Creators)

A step-by-step, data-backed guide to help you make YouTube thumbnails that turn scrollers into viewers, along with advice and examples from successful YouTubers.