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News and TrendsApr 15, 2011
3 new Twitter Stories we want to share

If you want to walk fast, walk alone – If you want to walk far, walk together ~ Chinese Proverb 1.) Becoming Part of Aaron’s Tribe Starring Aaron Lee alias @AskAaronLee If you are only slightly interested in the things going on around Twitter and Social Media I am sure you came across Aaron already. Either via his great resources on his blog or his insightful Twitter account. I like to say that Aaron is Gary Vaynerchuck focusing on Social Media instead of wine. The e

Buffer NewsApr 14, 2011
Add to Buffer from your Mobile!

Update: We have brand new email version ready for you! You can now include which account it goes into and customise your message a lot better than before. You can find your personal details by simply heading over to Buffer Email Function. After lots and lots of you have checked in with us for when a mobile version will be ready, we have good news for you: You can now add to your Buffer via mobile. How? “Add to Buffer via Email” is our first step towards making Buffer awesome to use on all mob

5 Reasons Twitter makes you a better person

Twitter teaches me to care in a new wayIt was something I have asked myself a lot recently: Can a Social Media Tool, as powerful as Twitter might be really help you with personal development and make you a better person? The short answer I concluded: Yes, it most certainly can. Here are 5 reasons that make me think it does: 1.) Everything is public – Being nasty can backlash. Twitter’s openness is the first and foremost reason I believe it makes as better and nicer people to converse with. W

Buffer NewsApr 11, 2011
The Buffer Guys in Spain [PICS]

As some of you might know we are currently residing in Javea, Spain for two weeks in order to do two things: * Fully focus on Buffer. * Have a great time in the sun. The mantra we are embracing is very simple: “We do what we love and do it where we love to be” Joel has also reflected more thoroughly on this in his recent blog post , explaining how this can pay off with an increased efficiency and love of life overall. So without f

Case StudiesApr 8, 2011
3 More Amazing Twitter Stories to share

“Let other companies, brands, apps battle with one another over who has the most awesome product, while the REAL battle is over who has the most awesome users.” ~ Kathy Sierra 1. From great encouragement to job promotion Starring Janet Aronica alias @JanetAronica Being able to meet some of our users for more than a quick “Hi!” is really what makes us get up every morning. The conversations and connection enable us to make the Buffer service better every day, but more importantly, we learn abou

Tips / How ToApr 7, 2011
How to make your Tweets stand out with Buffer

Here is just a quick video of a not very well known Buffer feature I am using very heavily though. I think it can add a lot of value to your tweets. It really helps to make your tweets stand out from others as you are not plainly tweeting the page title and link as everyone else is: What do you think about that? Could it be useful for you too to try tweeting some things other than the headline sometimes?

Why are you on Twitter?

Why are you on Twitter?As regards Twitter I am not an early adopter, I have to admit. Actually I am a super late adopter. It was not until spring 2010 that Twitter put its magic spell on me. I found the reasons for spending time on Twitter are very varied and differ from person to person. Here are a few reasons which motivate me – are they the same reasons for you? To learn and to grow One of the foremost reasons that triggered me to join is to learn. What better place is there than Twitter? I

Case StudiesApr 1, 2011
3 Amazing Twitter Stories we want to share

“It’s never the platform, it’s always the message” – @GaryVee Gary Vaynerchuck’s quote couldn’t fit any better to kick off the series of posts we are calling Amazing Twitter Stories. There have been so many amazing encounters and conversations we have had on Twitter so far. So many truly great people that have joined us on our Buffer journey, so we’ve decided we wanted to give something back to them. We were trying to think how we could do that in a manner which would truly express how we f

Buffer NewsMar 14, 2011
10,000 Tweets sent using Buffer! [Stats]

We’re really excited to let you know that we’ve just hit a big milestone here at Buffer. Our lovely users have sent out a combined total of 10,000 tweets. We’re delighted to be helping people send so many tweets ? We’re particularly happy about the curve that all these tweets is generating, so we want to share it with you. Take a look: This is of course due to all of you Buffering great tweets every day. As can be seen below, Buffer is currently sending close to 500 tweets every day: The only

Online MarketingFeb 16, 2011
Idea to Paying Customers in 7 Weeks: How We Did It

This is the first of an ongoing series of posts called Building Buffer where we share our methods and learnings with the aim to help people and learn from others who have had similar experiences. We’d love your comments. Rewind… I’ve learned more in the two and a half month period since I launched Buffer than ever before. I am very excited to let you know we now have over 500 users, many of whom are active, and we are generating revenue through our paid monthly plans at a conversion rate of aro

7 Twitter users worth following and why

Here are 7 people we thought can add value to your everyday timeline on Twitter and beyond. Beware, they range in seriousness and frequency of tweets. 1. Aaron Lee Aaron is a Social Media superstar. Not only does everything he tweets or blogs make a lot of sense, but he is simply a down to earth guy who didn’t get carried away with his success. That he is “an average Joe” according to his bio, says it all. Join him in his conversations @AskAaronLee . Main rea

Buffer NewsJan 12, 2011
Want to tweet while you sleep?

Then we have something you may want to take a look at. We call it Buffer and it is an intuitive product that will help you tweet more consistently all day round, all week long. Buffer solves a problem many of us face. Even though you like twitter for its spontaneous nature, for the interaction and dynamic it provides, there is one issue. You have to be on Twitter doing that. If you are busy with other things, you are no longer part of the conversation. With Buffer, however,