Phill Agnew

Phill Agnew

Senior Product Marketer @ Buffer

A collection of 32 posts

Buffer NewsDec 20, 2023
How Buffer Has Changed: Unpacking Every Feature We Built in 2023

In total 26 new features were added to Buffer in 2023. Here are some of the things you may have missed—plus a look at what's to come in 2024.

What Are Facebook Reels? (Plus, How to Post Them)

We reckon publishing Reels on Facebook is the fastest way to grow your audience. Read on to learn how.

Buffer NewsOct 19, 2023
Fancy a Challenge? 2x Your Growth in 2 Weeks with the AI Accelerator

Fancy a challenge? Why not try to double your growth in two weeks?  That’s the goal of the AI Accelerator, Buffer's bespoke video-based course that hundreds of creators and social media pros have joined. What’s the AI Accelerator? This isn't just another online course. It's a unique two-week journey curated by Buffer to help you level up your social media game.  Here's a breakdown of what's included: 1. Eight AI Lessons: Dive into the world of AI and learn how to create posts that truly

Oct 17, 2023
50 AI Prompts for Better Social Posts

Here are 50 prompts you can tell AI to generate better social media posts. Reach more fans, engage more people, and generate more followers by stealing these prompts.

Buffer NewsOct 17, 2023
Introducing AI made for Social Media — Buffer’s AI Assistant

Create AI-tailored content, designed specifically for your audience and social network. Available to all (for free)!

Buffer NewsSep 11, 2023
How to Continue Posting Tweets With Zapier (Sept 2023)

Due to recent changes to Twitter's API policy and pricing Zapier’s much-loved integration with Twitter has stopped working. The good news is there’s an alternative that’s easy to set up and free to use.

Buffer vs. Tailwind: A Comprehensive Comparison for Social Media Marketers

When it comes to social media management tools, choosing the right one for your accounts can be a challenge. In this blog, we're comparing Buffer and Tailwind, two popular platforms, to help you make an informed decision based on their key differences. To kick off, here are seven key differences between the two products that all potential users should be aware of 👇 Seven key differences 1. Available Channels Tailwind offers only three social channels: Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest. I

Buffer vs. Sprout Social: Find the Best Social Media Management Tool for Your Profiles

Social media management tools are essential for businesses, entrepreneurs, and creators looking to grow their social media presence and reach more people. In this blog, we'll compare Buffer and Sprout Social to help you decide which tool is the best fit for your needs. To kick off, here are seven key differences between the two products that all potential users should be aware of 👇 7 questions to ask when comparing Buffer and Sprout Social 1. Is there a free plan? Buffer's free plan lets

Buffer vs. Sked Social: Nine Key Differences

Selecting the perfect social media management tool can be an overwhelming task. There are dozens of options available and hundreds of features to compare. But don't worry, we at Buffer are here to help you make an informed decision by comparing our platform with another popular choice: Sked Social. To assist you in finding the right solution for your social media management needs, we've compiled a list of key differences between Buffer and Sked Social. Let's dive in! 🚀 Nine Major Difference

Buffer vs. eClincher: A Detailed Comparison of Key Differences

Finding the perfect social media management tool can be a challenging task, with numerous options and features to consider. As a (let’s face it) biased Buffer employee, I’ve tried my best to compare the two from a neutral point of view to help you make an informed decision. In this article, we'll explore the key differences between Buffer and eClincher to assist you in finding the right solution for your social media management needs. So, let’s compare the two 👇 Seven Key Differences Betwee

Buffer NewsJun 12, 2023
Now You Can Use Buffer With Your Instagram Creator Account

We couldn’t be more excited for this one. You can now enjoy all of the benefits of Buffer with an Instagram Creator account. For years, we’ve heard from folks that they want to connect a variety of Instagram accounts to Buffer. We have over 1 Million people who have connected an Instagram channel to Buffer, so we get this request a lot. We’ve been limited by Meta’s API only to allow Buffer users to connect Instagram Business accounts — until today. Manage all of your professional Instagram p

Buffer vs. Agorapulse: A Side-by-Side Showdown for Social Media Managers

Navigating the crowded space of social media management tools can be quite a challenge. There are heaps of tools and dozens of features to rank and compare. So, to help you out, we’ve done the hard work for you. We have pitted Buffer and Agorapulse against each other to help you make a well-informed decision based on key features. Without further ado, let's dive into eleven key differences between these two platforms that all potential users should consider. 🚀 Eleven Key Differences 1. Av

Buffer vs. Later: Which Social Media Management Tool Is Right for You?

Social media management tools are a game-changer for those looking to post consistently, but not all tools are created equal. In this blog, we'll compare Buffer with Later to help you decide which one best suits your needs. To kick off, here are seven key differences between the two products that all potential users should be aware of 👇 Seven key differences 1) Free Plan Offerings When you're starting to grow your social media presence, a free plan is a cost-effective way to get started.

Buffer NewsMay 17, 2023
Schedule Your Instagram Stories with Buffer!

We're thrilled to announce that Buffer now supports full scheduling for Instagram Stories—one of the first platforms to offer this unique feature.

OpenMay 3, 2023
The Story Behind Buffer’s AI: An Interview with Diego Sanchez

We go behind the scenes on Buffer’s AI developments in this interview with Senior Product Manager Diego Sanchez.

Buffer NewsApr 11, 2023
Why we’re doubling down on AI at Buffer

Buffer’s AI just got smarter. Powerful new functionality helps you rephrase, summarize and even expand your content.

Case StudiesApr 4, 2023
How Passionfroot's Creator Akta Streamlines Content Scheduling with Buffer

Learn how Akta, the creator at Passionfroot, uses Buffer to streamline her content scheduling process and grow Passionfroot's following on Instagram and LinkedIn.

Mar 30, 2023
Alternatives to Hootsuite: How Buffer and Hootsuite Compare

Hootsuite discontinued its free plan on March 31st, 2023. This blog documents how Buffer’s plans compares with Hootsuite's.

FlowFeb 20, 2023
38 Prompts for Buffer’s AI Assistant

Inspiration can be hard to come by, but AI can help. In this article, we walk through 50 prompts you can use to get the most out of AI for your social media.

Feb 15, 2023
Introducing Buffer's AI Assistant

💡New update (Oct 2023): We’ve packed our AI Assistant full of features ready to support your growth. Tweak your tone, state your desired audience, and the AI takes care of the rest—all available with unlimited credits. I’m probably not alone in dreaming about having an assistant to help me out with posting on social media. Someone to bounce ideas off, someone to help me write updates, even someone to translate my posts. I’ve imagined this assistant styling my posts in specific ways to help m

Case StudiesJan 30, 2023
Using Buffer to Grow a Paid Newsletter's Traffic by 2.5x

Dave grew his traffic newsletter by 2.5x using one simple (and fast) tactic. Here’s how.

Buffer NewsJan 17, 2023
ContentCal Becomes Adobe Express: Here’s How Buffer Compares

You may have heard the news that ContentCal is shutting down. While it's always sad to see a valued tool go, the good news is that there's another great option out there for managing your social media: Buffer. In this blog post, we'll give you the lowdown on why you should give Buffer a try and how it can help take your social media game to the next level. So grab a cup of coffee and let's chat about all the features that Buffer has to offer. What’s happening ContentCal is shutting down c

#no-ctaNov 29, 2022
Introducing Ideas: Creating Content Just Got 84 Hours Faster

Here’s one thing most of us agree on ... creating content is time-consuming. Last month, I spoke to a bunch of Buffer fans and found that 71 percent wanted a faster way to create and publish content. After hearing this, I decided to crunch the numbers behind content creation. The average Buffer user publishes nine posts a day. Usually, this involves loading up a separate platform where the content is saved. That might be a Trello board, a Notion doc, or a Google Sheet. It takes at least 90 s

#no-ctaNov 29, 2022
26 Great Ideas For Social Media Posts That You Can Steal

Earlier today we launched Ideas. With Ideas you can store all your great ideas, tweak them until they’re ready, and drop them straight into your Buffer queue. Already hundreds of you have started saving dozens Ideas! But, there’s been one resounding bit of feedback we’ve had… Can you help me come up with ideas? Yes, we can. So, here are 26 ideas you can steal to grow your following 👇 Save all of these ideas for free → 1. Ask one of your teammates to do an AMA about their job 🙋‍♀️ Social