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A collection of posts on Social Media Marketing

How to Become a Thought Leader on LinkedIn

Done well, building your thought leadership can help you foster trust and credibility with customers, become a go-to voice in your industry, and open up amazing opportunities. A seasoned LinkedIn thought leader shares her tips for how to get started.

How to Build a Meaningful (and Massive) Community, From Someone Who’s Done it Twice

Want to build a thriving following for your brand—but have a tiny budget? Learn affordable yet effective community-building strategies from the marketing expert behind the communities at theSkimm and JIGGY puzzles.

Ask the Buffer Team: What If I Don’t Have Anything to Share on Social Media?

Running out of new content ideas is a common pain point. If you’re stumped on what to post, read on for some pointers from Buffer’s Audience Marketer on overcoming that mental block and getting creative with new, engaging content.

Grow Your Influence, Build Your Brand: 4 Powerful Ways to Use LinkedIn

While you can gain plenty of traction simply by posting now and then, there are tools you may not know about that can improve your impact. Read on for a few new ways to start using LinkedIn today—along with examples of how a few entrepreneurs have put them to use.

4 Tips for Consistently Generating High-Quality Social Media Content for Your Small Business

There are a lot of great ways to come up with content ideas that don’t require an entire social team. Here are a few ideas that I’ve seen work over the years.

How To Save Time Planning and Creating Social Media Content

There’s no denying that content creation is time-consuming. In this post, we're sharing a sustainable strategy for saving time planning and creating social media content to help you better support your overall business goals.

Social Media for Nonprofits: Empowering Younger Generations to Take Action

In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how a nonprofit leverages social media to empower younger generations to take action and build awareness around their mission.

How a Candle Company Uses Social Media to Drive a Better Customer Experience

In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how a candle company leverages social media to drive a remarkable and unforgettable customer experience that has fans coming back over and over again.

Selling on Social 101: How Blume Markets and Sells to a Gen Z Audience

In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how Blume, a fast-growing skin, body, and period care brand, has mastered the art of marketing and selling to Gen Z.

IFundWomen's Guide to Cultivating an Inclusive and Engaged Digital Community

In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how IFundWomen, the go-to funding marketplace for women-owned businesses, integrates their marketing and community building to foster inclusive digital spaces.

How HIKI Shifted Their Social Media Marketing Launch Strategy During COVID-19

In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how HIKI, a newly launched DTC genderless full body sweat brand, shifted their social media marketing strategy for a COVID-19 era and how they leaned on their community to co-create their products.

How Huel Uses Social Media to Reach an Audience of 400,000+

Learn how a growing direct-to-consumer brand keeps their social media audience satisfied using original content and Buffer.

How to Pre-Launch on Instagram: The Inside Story of Jot Coffee’s Social Media Strategy

In this post, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at how Jot Coffee, a newly launched DTC coffee brand, built excitement for its launch on Instagram and how to create a community from day one.

Get Over Your Creativity Block With These 20 Social Media Content Ideas

Tried and tested tactics to break through the noise on social media

COVID-19: Social Media Management in Times of Crisis

These are times of fast-changing news around COVID-19. It’s clear that what we are facing — not just as marketers, as friends, and parents and colleagues — is unprecedented. And we’re all in it together.

The Keys to Epic Engagement on Social Media

It doesn’t get much better than a moment of delight on social media. We love the brands who deliver these moments to customers (as customers of some of these brands, we particularly love when it happens to us). And we aim to deliver delight on a regular basis when we interact with Buffer customers online, too. Social media engagement seems like a slam dunk strategy. Everyone should be doing it, right? But it certainly comes with its blind spots and questions. Should you be replying to everyon

Instagram Stories: How 18 Brands And Influencers Are Using It (And You Can Too!)

10 billion. That’s the number of videos people watch on Snapchat every day. The same potential consumption (maybe more) exists for Instagram Stories —  quick videos and photos that disappear after 24 hours, just like Snapchat, but with an audience of 500 million users. Does that sound like a channel worth exploring? We

5 Marketing Lessons from Daily Harvest’s Journey to Shipping One Million Smoothies

Launched in 2015, Daily Harvest has become one of the fastest growing direct-to-consumer food brands in the world. * In 2017, it raised over $43m — with investors like Gwyneth Paltrow and Serena Williams * It shipped over one million smoothies in just one year after la

Reddit Marketing Strategies for Those Who Don’t Have Time for Reddit Marketing

Reddit is one of the most vibrant communities on the Internet and a powerful source of attention. A positive Reddit mention can mean thousands of visits to your website or your product. Your audience may be there. Opportunities certainly exist there. Should you be there, too? It’s a tricky question to answer because one of the first rules for marketing on Reddit — one of the first rules for marketing on any soc

If Likes No Longer Matter on Social Media, Then What Does?

You’ve probably heard the news: Instagram is in the process of removing like counts from posts in the Instagram feed . At first blush, this might appear to be a massive change. They’re removing one of the most recognizable elements of social proof that’s ever existed. Likes are the way that we measure the world’s most popular posts [https://buffer.com/resources/tentree-earth-day-social-media-ca

Who’s Driving the Data Movement? Social Media Managers

What if the most valuable data person on your team is your social media manager ? It certainly might not seem that way at first blush. When you think of all the many data roles on a team, social media rarely bubbles to the top. Instead, you think of: Data scientists. Growth marketers. Analysts and quants. Or maybe there’s no data team and it’s just you and your closest confidantes, poring over the numbers together. Regardl

Introducing Buffer Analyze: A Social Media Analytics Tool From Buffer

Data is the fuel that powers a social media strategy. And understanding the data behind your social media performance can help you to make better decisions about your content, ensure you’re connecting with the right audiences and help you to boost engagement and grow your following. The problem is, there’s a lot of metrics to measure. Here are just a few you might need to keep an eye on: * Likes * Comments * Shares * Clicks * Reach And when you think about multi-platform performance (ac

How tentree Took Over Instagram: Behind a Record-Breaking Social Media Campaign

If you spotted a little green tree making its way around Instagram back in April, you certainly weren’t alone. For Earth Week 2019, Canadian clothing brand tentree created one of the most-liked posts in Instagram history, generating over 15 million likes and helping the brand to spread its mission to plant more trees. But how did it come together? What made this campaign strike a chord with so many people? And what did the strategy behind its virality look like?

The Meme-ification of Instagram

Social networks change and evolve, rapidly. We’re seeing this happen on Instagram today: less polish, more authenticity. In particular, we’re noticing an embrace of memes — that historically unpolished, yet highly relatable category of social media content. Recently, we’ve picked up on the proliferation of memes across many major Instagram profiles, and we’d love to share how brands are making the most of this form of visual marketing and what it could look like for you to give it a try with