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45 Slack Hacks to Help You Say Goodbye to Email

The messaging app has taken the work world by storm. Learn what makes it the best replacement for email your office will ever see.<p>PCMag reviews …

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How to Photoshop like a pro: 7 tips we learned from in-house experts

How to Photoshop like a pro: 7 tips we learned from in-house experts<p>Date February 22, 2016<p>Photoshop. We all have opinions on the photo-editing tool, …

Twitter tips and tricks: a beginner's guide for small business

Accessing expertise,Guardian Small Business Network,Business,Small business,Marketing & PR,Social media,Entrepreneurs,Digital media,Media,Twitter,Technology<p>With millions of users, all potential customers, Twitter shouldn’t be ignored. Here’s how to get started, from hashtags to management tools<p>“I …

Social Media

How a social media audit can improve Web traffic by 300%

According to Shareaholic’s “Social Media Traffic Report,” the web’s top eight social platforms – including Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Google+, LinkedIn, and YouTube – drove 31.24 percent of overall traffic in December 2014, up from 22.71 percent just one year earlier.<p>So what …

OftenType for iOS Pastes in Commonly Used Phrases Fast

Typing on your phone can be a drag, especially when you have to key in names, addresses and other info over and over. A new iOS keyboard aims to make it a cinch to paste text snippets you use often, and it’s actually kind of neat.<p>OftenType eschews the standard keyboard layout for a row of large …

10 secrets to make a social media manager's life easier

There’s this common misconception that managing social media on a professional level is as easy and breezy as uploading an image on Facebook with a simple caption to go with it. But, you and I both know that there’s so much more to it.<p>Managing social media effectively is about posting the right …

What $5 Per Day Will Buy You on Facebook Ads

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you want get your posts seen on Facebook, one of the most common bits of wisdom you’ll hear is this:<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite the eventFIND OUT WHY<p><b>Pay for reach with</b> …

How to manage email and not let it manage you

<i>Denis Duvauchelle is the CEO and co-founder of productivity app Twoodo. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>Unless you do your job exclusively via email, there’s no excuse for you to have that tab or app open. There I said it..<p>But you do have it open most of the time, right? It’s hard to …

Time Management

Facebook successfully tests laser drones in UK skies

Social network prepares to use solar-powered drones with wingspan of a commercial airliner to beam internet access to rural areas<p>Facebook has been testing large, solar-powered drones in the skies over the UK, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has announced.<p>The drones use lasers to beam internet …

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The mega guide to ideal image sizes for Facebook, LinkedIn and all your social media posts

<i>This post originally appeared on Buffer’s blog.</i><p>You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. You know what the brain loves about visuals and how to build something beautiful to drive engagement. You’re all set to make something great!<p>One last thing: How exactly should …

Marketplace 2.0 : How To Engage And Keep Users

<b>About the Author:</b> <i>Sangeet Paul Choudary is the founder of Platform Thinking and the author of the upcoming book Platform Scale. This article was co-authored with Griffin Anderson.</i><p>Online marketplaces have always been transaction-oriented. The goal of the marketplace is to match buyers and sellers. …

How to optimize your business with a mobile app

When it comes to the business value of mobile, the growth and engagement numbers speak for themselves. According to one study from Cisco, traffic from wireless and mobile devices are expected to outpace wired devices by 2018. Not to mention, mobile data traffic will grow three times faster than …

The Marketer’s Guide to the Benefits of Vimeo Over YouTube

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>Online video has very quickly become one of the most engaging and ubiquitous forms of content marketing. ComScore reports that in 2013 more than half of all Americans watched a …

We tested all the best advice to get more clicks on Facebook. Here’s what worked

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>As we work together to figure out the Facebook News Feed and to find organic ways to boost reach and engagement, we’re bound to come across a flood of tips on how to get more out of our pages and updates. There’s a ton of advice out there. Where …

7 Ways to Staff the Right Social Media Team

Managing your social media as a part of your greater marketing strategy is no easy task. Although social media is much more cost effective than other forms of advertising, the time commitment, resources and staffing required to execute it properly can be quite a commitment for an organization of …

Everything You Need To Know About Building Your Email List

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>In both his election campaigns, President Obama’s team relied heavily on email marketing to raise funds. In 2012 for instance, email fundraising was responsible for nearly $690 million in donations.<p>To raise this kind of money through email …

The Anatomy of a Perfect Facebook Post

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You post to your Facebook page, hoping you’ve hit upon something that works.<p>How great would it be know that the post you just published had the best chance of maximizing clicks, likes, and comments.<p>Facebook posts especially—given the dramatic dip in …

What’s needed from marketing clouds, part II

Although I’m trying to resist using the term “marketing clouds,” there’s just too much buzz around it. Marketing tech is hot, so Gigaom Research …

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …

Before Your Start Your Social Media Campaign, Read This

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-creator of</i> <i>Foster.fm</i><i>, a SaaS platform helping startups and small businesses grow their companies using social media.</i><p>This is truly the big bad world. You try your best (or at least you feel you’re giving it your best shot), but you still don’t see results. On the other hand, …

How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan from Scratch

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When I went rock climbing for the first time, I had no idea what I was doing. My friends and I were complete newbies about ropes and rappelling and every other bit of jargon and technique that goes with climbing. We saw others doing it spectacularly …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

The Future of Work is Already Here

<i>Sean Kim is an entrepreneur, new-born writer, and striving life-hacker. This post originally appeared on the Sketchfab blog.</i><p>It’s a beautiful afternoon as I write this post at the Dineen coffee shop in Toronto.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW …

A Guide to High Quality Social Media Sharing: What, When and How to Share

The currency of social media is the share.<p>We all want to be the go-to person with the latest news, the most intriguing viral content, or the best hidden gems followers wouldn't have found otherwise.<p>Some people just have a knack for finding and crafting the perfect share. The rest of us have to work …

How to Get More Followers on Instagram: 16 Tips From the Pros

By Helen Anne Travis<p>Every Monday we sit down with some of our favorite Instagrammers to chat about the art and business of mobile photography. We pick their brains on their editing process, their favorite apps, and how Instagram has changed their approach to photography. See all our Best of …

The Ultimate Guide to Mobile Social Media

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>I spend my days writing content from my desktop computer for people who will read the content on their smartphones and tablets.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>Go …

Spotify: five big challenges looming for the streaming music service

Its critics include Thom Yorke and Johnny Marr, but music streaming service Spotify has become an established industry fixture that poses a competitive threat to headline technology acts like Apple.<p>The announcement by the Swedish music streaming service that it has 10 million paying subscribers and …

Twitter 101: How To Get More Clicks, Retweets, And Reach

Find out which words are retweeted most, what time of day is best to post, which hashtags to add to your tweets–and how to figure out if your new tricks of social media are working.<p>Last week Buffer had the great pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with Twitter (yes, THAT Twitter!)<p>During the webinar, I …

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