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A collection of posts on Bufferchat

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

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

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

BufferchatJan 16, 2015
Essential Writing Tools, Books and Strategies to Build Your Writing Habit

If you’ve ever suffered from writer’s block, procrastinated when you supposed to be writing, or criticized your writing too harshly, this post is for you! Blogger and app developer John Saddington of @DeskPM recently joined us for Bufferchat to discuss writing tools, habits books and more. Catch the full Bufferchat recap on Storify here! What writing tools are essential to your routine? From John: * The first, I use a # of web tools. MediaTemple for hosting a lot of my personal blogs. And

BufferchatDec 26, 2014
Building Your Social Media Strategy for the New Year

Social media expert Rebekah Radice joined us for Bufferchat to look back at social media trends in 2014 and look ahead for the best tips for your 2015 strategy. Check out the full Storify recap here! Why is a social media strategy important? From Rebekah: * A social media strategy allows you to be intentional and strategic, giving you focus and purpose. * Strategy m

BufferchatDec 23, 2014
Time-Saving Templates and Tools for Social Media and Blogging

Templates and tools can help you work smarter and save you time and help your efforts go further. Buffer’s Kevan Lee shared his best tools, tips and tricks for his blogging and social media strategy at our weekly Twitter chat, #Bufferchat. Check out the curated Storify recap here ! What tools or apps do you use on a daily basis? From Kevan: *

BufferchatDec 12, 2014
Design Tips for the Social Media Marketer

Integrating your visual strategy and social media strategy is more important than ever for marketers. To give some essential design advice to social media marketers, Dustin W. Stout stopped by #bufferchat. Check out the full Storify curation of the chat here! Why should marketers know basic design principles? From Dustin: * “The same reason they to know basic fashion principles. If you look a mess you’ll be perceived as such.” * “People want to share things that make them look good. Why w

BufferchatDec 4, 2014
Content Marketing 101: A Huge Collection of Tips and Tricks, Plus 34 Must-Read Blogs to Follow

Content marketing is a topic we’re quite eager to learn about here on the Buffer blog, and it seems to be one our community is excited about as well. We invited the team at Atomic Reach to share their insight in our weekly Twitter chat. The Atomic Reach team shared some amazingly useful tips on how to craft the most engaging content for your social efforts—plus dozens of their favorite content marketing blogs to bookmark! Click here to see the full Storify recap [

BufferchatNov 14, 2014
Mobile Marketing Trends, Apps, and Development: #Bufferchat Recap

Buffer’s own mobile app developers, Andy Yates (iOS Developer) and Tom Redman (Android Developer) joined us for #Bufferchat to discuss mobile app development and marketing. Catch the full Storify recap here . How has social sharing changed since Twitter came out? From Andy: * “The fact you can connect with people throughout the world with short

BufferchatNov 7, 2014
Writing Tips: How to Beat Writer’s Block & Create a Sticky Writing Habit

Author Ann Handley joined #Bufferchat to discuss ways to take your writing to the next level. Check out her latest book, “Everybody Writes” for great advice on writing and content marketing. Check out the full recap on Storify here! Is writing a habit or an art? From Ann: * “Writing is habit before an art. It’s hard to create something that’s artful without first building the muscle.” *

BufferchatOct 25, 2014
The Key to Building Products People Love: Habit-Forming Products with Author Nir Eyal

Author of Hooked: Building-Habit Forming Products, Nir Eyal , stopped by Bufferchat to discuss how the Hook framework applied to marketing and social media. For the full Storify summary of the Twitter chat, click here . Keep up with the latest news and upcoming #Bufferchat by joining our Google+ Community . What are the c

BufferchatOct 24, 2014
Small Business Marketing Tips: How to Succeed on Social Media When You’re Strapped for Time and Money

CEO of Small Biz Trends , Anita Campbell , joined us for Bufferchat to discuss small businesses and social media. Check out the full recap on Storify here . And keep up on the latest about Bufferchat by going to our Google+ Community . What are some of the biggest challenges trendin

BufferchatOct 9, 2014
Facebook Marketing Tips: How to Get Engagement on Facebook Without Ever Paying for Ads

Erik Fisher , an author , podcaster and community manager at Social Media Examiner ,  stopped by #bufferchat to discuss Facebook marketing tips and engagement! Check out the full Storify recap here! [

BufferchatSep 26, 2014
Curation Ideas and Community Strategy From A Bufferchat Recap

VP of Social and Community at, Matthew Knell , joined us for #bufferchat to discuss content and community strategy. Check out the full Storify recap here . Why is strategy so important for community? From Matthew: “In general, strategy is a roadmap: should always follow in form “objectives - tactics - goals - results” ““It’s also important to make sure you are in s

BufferchatSep 24, 2014
Getting Creative with your Marketing: A Bufferchat Recap

The owner of Brand Driven Digital and founder of the Social Brand Forum Conference, Nick Westergaard , stopped by #Bufferchat to talk about how to get creative in your marketing. Check out the Storify recap here for the full conversation and even more amazing insights from the #Bufferc

BufferchatSep 6, 2014
Social Media Trends and Tools Every Marketer Needs to Know

Social media tools expert Ian Cleary from Razor Social joined us for Bufferchat to discuss social media trends tools from 2014 and looking ahead to 2015. Check out the full Storify recap here ! Social Media Tool Trends in 2014: A1: Bigger players acquire smaller tool providers @socialbakers bought @postacumen , @

BufferchatSep 5, 2014
The Ultimate List of Social Publishing Tools: 87 Key Resources for Creating and Sharing Online

Jason Keath from Social Fresh Conference joined us this week to discuss all the social media tools needed for social publishing, blogging and more! Check out the highlights of the chat on Storify here! Here are some of the tools covered in the chat (though some might fit into multiple categories). Daily Social Publishing * Tweetdeck * Coschedule * ClicktoTweet * Buffer * WordPress * Photoshop * Mention * Hootsuite * SumAll * BuzzSumo * Twitter * YouTube * Facebook * Daily app

BufferchatAug 28, 2014
32 Web Writing Tips for Better Blogging and Social Media Posts – Bufferchat Recap

Content Crafter Kevan Lee joined us for #Bufferchat to talk about the unique nature of writing for the web. Check out the full Storify recap here , and continue reading for 32 web writing tips from Kevan and the community about how to write successful blogposts, tweets, status updates, and more. What makes writing for the web different than print? “We have less time to grab attention on the web. Web writing is