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Nicole Miller

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BufferchatSep 24, 2015
Social Strategies To Try Today: A Bufferchat Recap

Our own Kevan Lee stopped by #bufferchat to share his most actionable social tips that you can apply to your social strategy today. Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, every week on Wednesdays, 9 am PT/Noon ET/4 pm GMT, for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. Where do you look to find new strategies to test and try on social media? How do you

BufferchatSep 18, 2015
Productivity Tips and Tools from the Buffer Community

The Buffer community shared their favorite productivity tools, tips and books in #bufferchat! Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, every week on Wednesdays, 9 am PT/Noon ET/4 pm GMT, for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. What are your top three essential productivity apps? Resources shared by the community: * Evernote * Todoist * Feedly *

BufferchatSep 9, 2015
Content Marketing Tools, Tips and Resources: A Bufferchat Recap

Emily Ahlbum of Emagine joined #bufferchat to chat all about content marketing. How do you define it? Where do you find your best ideas? and more! Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, every week on Wednesdays, 9 am PT/Noon ET/4 pm GMT, for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. How do you define “content marketing?” From

BufferchatSep 4, 2015
Instagram Marketing Advice: A Bufferchat Recap

Rachel Daley from MadeFreshly joined #bufferchat to chat about Instagram marketing! Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, every week on Wednesdays, 9 am PT/Noon ET/4 pm GMT, for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. When did you discover the power of Instagram for business? From MadeFreshly: * We were trying to grow our other platforms and it was SO HARD. But we got more engagement on IG, so

BufferchatAug 19, 2015
The Ins and Outs of Social Selling: A Bufferchat Recap

Sales Prodigy joined #Bufferchat to share their experience in social selling. Why is community important for social selling? How would you get started in social selling? Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, every week on Wednesdays, 9 am PT/Noon ET/4 pm GMT, for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. How do you define social selling? From Sal

BufferchatAug 12, 2015
The Future of Community: A Bufferchat Recap

Founder of CMX, David Spinks , dropped by Bufferchat and shared his thoughts on the future of community, including how to connect offline, what tools are great to use and more! Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, every week on Wednesdays, 9 am PT/Noon ET/4 pm GMT, for valuable industry insights and networking with nearly 400 other smart marketers and community managers. What’s the difference between community and marketing? From David: * Marketing is

OpenJun 5, 2015
30 Tips from our Community on Working Smarter, Not Harder

One of Buffer’s values is working smarter, not harder, and the #bufferchat community gathered to offer tips and ideas on living smarter. How do you manage your energy throughout the day? What are your go-to productivity tips? Are there certain times of the day you produce your best work? Our community shared their thoughts with us! Catch the full recap here. What does “working smarter, not harder” mean to you? * “”Work smarter, not harder” for me means maximizing efficiency. W/ high levels

BufferchatMay 29, 2015
Increase Engagement and Authenticity with Video Streaming in Social

Brian Fanzo is a speaker, podcaster and expert in all things social. He’s been a long-time supporter of #bufferchat and joined us as a special guest to share his thoughts on the rising trend of video and it’s role in social engagement. Catch the full recap here and view a replay of his Meerkat recording here! Why is video’s role in social engagement increasing? From Br

Family at Buffer: How We Work to Include Everyone With Our Values and Perks

What does it mean to bring your whole self to work? As part of Buffer’s evolution into self-management, we’ve been exploring this question a lot. We’ve long considered the Buffer team a family all its own. Because we’re a small, distributed team, we form a close bond through shared experiences and values, digital tools and our regular company retreats. But the entirety of the Buffer family goes beyond the team members we see on Sqwiggle every day—it also includes spouses, partners, parents, c

BufferchatMay 22, 2015
How to Include Transparency in Your Business: A Conversation and #bufferchat With SumAll

What are the keys to including transparency as part of your business or brand? We’re inspired by the efforts of many companies who emphasize transparency. SumAll is one of those on the cutting edge of transparency, sharing all the team’s salaries and much more. SumAll’s Olivia Wainwright joined us for #bufferchat to talk about transparency and how this can be part of the brands that you manage, too. Highlights from the SumAll #bufferchat are below, and you can

OpenMay 20, 2015
Blending Work and Life: What Remote Work Looks Like For Families and Partners

Having the ability to work from anywhere in the world has led to lots of travel adventures for members of the Buffer team. Niel toured Asia while working remotely. Rodolphe sailed across the Atlantic. Joel recently toured 11 cities in 3 months, and Octa is on a month-long cruise (with wifi!) as I write this. And the beauty of a remote team spread around the world where you make your own schedule is that you don’t even have to travel the world to reap the benefits. Remote work can mean spendin

BufferchatMay 15, 2015
How to Get Started on Pinterest: Marketing and Optimization Tips From Pinterest Expert Jeff Sieh

We’ve been excited recently to learn more and more about the best way to approach Pinterest marketing . And we’ve been inspired by tons of great Pinners who have shared their learnings already. Jeff Sieh is one whom we greatly admire for his Pinterest presence. A social media consultant and speaker, Jeff has built a strong community on Pinterest and shared his best Pinterest tips and strategies with us a

BufferchatMay 2, 2015
How to Attract an Audience and Build a Community on Social Media

Mackenzie Fogelson and her team at Mack Web strive to provide exceptional value to their clients and the social media marketing community–they created a comprehensive guide to building online communities and offer it free of charge. They’ve measured their success in the number of downloads—more than 8,000—and believe community is key to marketing success. Mackenzie and her team joined us for #bufferchat to share how to include

BufferchatMay 1, 2015
The 43 Best Books and Twitter Accounts to Inspire Your Social Media Sharing

Marketer, speaker and author, Bryan Kramer, dropped by #bufferchat to talk about the art (and impact) of sharing. Catch the full recap here. How can social sharing impact your business and personal life? From Bryan: * There are 4 types of sharing. 1) H2M, M2M, H2M2H, and #H2H * 1) H2M = Human to Machine (we do this all the time with ATM’s) * H2M2H = Human to Machine to Human. We are doing this now by using tools to communicate to each other. * M2M – Machine to Machine – Watson Analytics

Inside Buffer’s Community Delight Headquarters: How and Why We Send Swag and What It All Costs

Our customers are the true heart of all we do here at Buffer — and we want to make sure the community knows it. We work on this in lots of ways—from striving for excellent customer support to hosting meetups to sending hand-written notes, swag and special gifts. From the very beginnings of Buffer, our founder and co-founder, Joel and Leo, sent hand-written thank-you cards and stickers to customers. They recognized the value of one-on-one relationships and how going an extra step can help show h

BufferchatApr 18, 2015
Letting Your Personality Shine Online: The Guide to a Genuine Voice and Presence

Author and blogger, Susan Campbell Cross, joined us for #bufferchat to share about how to let your personality shine through your social media posts and blogs. See the full recap here. And continue reading for all of Susan’s tips on being genuine, defining a voice, and more. What does it mean to be genuine online? From Susan: * Be yourself! What you post online shouldn’t be anything you wouldn’t say/share among friends offline. * Oscar Wilde said it best: “Be yourself. Everyone else is ta

BufferchatApr 11, 2015
Conversion Rate Optimization 101: How to Get More Conversions From Landing Pages

Oli Gardner from Unbounce stopped by #Bufferchat to share the essentials of conversion rate optimization. Catch the full recap here! And continue reading for the best tips, tools, and strategies from Oli and the Bufferchat community. What is conversion rate optimization? From Oli: * Technically speaking, CRO is about getting a higher percentage of people to complete the desired action on any given page

OpenMar 23, 2015
Top Tips, Tools and Tricks for Remote Work

Hi there! This is an out of date post that we’ve kept around for transparency purposes. Go here to view the latest version of this post. Rodolphe Dutel, Buffer team member and founder of Remotive, recently joined us to discuss remote working. Rodolphe has spent many months traveling and working from all corners of the globe and has even sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. He brought many of his lessons learned, tools of the trade and general advice to #bufferchat! Catch all the great tweets fro

BufferchatMar 20, 2015
How to Use Social Media to Promote an Event or Product Launch

Kim Reynolds is a key part of the team behind the yearly Social Media Marketing World event hosted by Social Media Examiner – and she stopped by #Bufferchat to share some of her expertise in using social media to publicize an event or product release. Check out a the full recap here! What are the most important things to know when first pr

BufferchatMar 14, 2015
How to Build a Community: The Research Tips, Platforms and Resources Community Managers Need to Know

Community expert Caty Kobe from FeverBee recently joined us at #Bufferchat to talk about community management. Caty—along with our amazing Bufferchat community—shared great advice, blog and book recommendations. Read on for the highlights, or catch the full recap here! What advice do you have for someone building an online community? From Caty: * If you’re building a brand community, please do your homework f

BufferchatMar 13, 2015
Building Your Online Tribe: Jeff Goins Shares His Top Tips and Tools

Author and speaker Jeff Goins recently joined #bufferchat to share some awesome expert tips on building your online tribe. Read on for the highlights, or catch the full Storify recap here! What does it mean to build a tribe online? From Jeff: * Building an online tribe means finding your true fans, the people who will help your work spread. * Something I’ve learned about building a tribe

BufferchatFeb 28, 2015
Supercharge Your Website: WPBeginner’s Best WordPress Plugins, Tools and Tips

Syed Balkhi , founder of WPBeginner , dropped by #bufferchat recently to share tons of recommendations for supercharging your website! Read on for the highlights, or check out the full recap of this chat ! What advice do you have for someone just starting out with their website? From Syed: * Use WordPress as your platform and build an email list from Day 1!

BufferchatFeb 27, 2015
Grow Your Platform with Public Speaking: Resources, Tips and Advice to Get Started Today

Have you ever delivered a speech or considered public speaking as a way to network or build your business? Speaker, author and professor Dr. Emad Rahim joined us for a #bufferchat to share advice and resources on how public speaking can grow your personal or business platform. Read on for the highlights, or check out the full Storify recap here. What’s the best way to get started in speaking? From Emad: * Start small speaking at clubs, events, parties and classrooms. Speak where you are f

Self-ImprovementJan 16, 2015
Better Goal Setting and Tracking: 50 Books and 21 Tools to Achieve Your Goals

To kick off the first #Bufferchat of 2015, the Buffer team joined in as guests for a chat focused on goal setting and tracking tips and tools. With personal improvement as one of our 10 company values, it is a topic near and dear to our hearts. Check out the full Storify recap here. What are your goals for 2015? * Sunil: “Personal goal for 2015: Would love to bring back meditation as a habit again. Last year was on and off for me. Also hoping to eat healthier, w/ more protein and reducing t