Blog Archive

March 28, 2017

How Vin Diesel’s Facebook Page Won the Internet – and How You Can Follow His Example

You know that to stand out on social, you’ve gotta do your own thing and be your own brand. Still – it can be super useful to take a few cues from the best of the best. After all, if someone’s social media presence has helped them earn the adoration […]
March 24, 2017

How to Transform Your Brand Into a Movement

You’ve heard plenty of times that your story is your brand. When you have a great story that people relate to, they may choose to work with you over a competitor simply because they feel like you get them. But what if your business is product-driven, you run a larger […]
March 23, 2017

Edgar’s Fave Five: What We’re Reading This Week

It can be hard to keep up with all the amazing blog posts out there, so as a little treat, we’ve gathered five great reads from across the web for you to take a gander at! Bookmark these and check them out over a leisurely lunch break. Or you can save […]
March 21, 2017

Facebook Stories: Coming Soon to Your News Feed?

Facebook has been quietly rolling out a new feature, and you’re definitely going to know right away if you have it – because it lives right at the top of your News Feed! The network has been testing out a Stories feature for months, slowly rolling it out to more and more […]
March 16, 2017

What to Say on Social Media: 10 Talk-Worthy Topics

Okay, solopreneurs and small business owners – we know you’re busy. Like, busy-busy. You’ve got inventory to manage, networking events to rock, and work to be done – 24/7/365. With everything you’ve got going on, it’s super easy for things to slip through the cracks. Even pretty important things – like your social […]
March 14, 2017

Will MeetEdgar Support Instagram?

Want a look behind the scenes at MeetEdgar? We love getting questions from our readers and users – so today we’re answering a popular one! (No, this isn’t an update on Edgar’s relationship status.) Today, we’re talking about Instagram. Not only are we social media librarians, we are also expert […]
March 10, 2017

How to Write an About Page That People Will Actually Read

The about page is an essential part of every small business and personal brand – after all, your clients want to know who you are before they do business with you! Simple, right? Well, maybe. But it doesn’t always feel that way. Somehow when we switch between just being ourselves […]
March 8, 2017

How to Find Out If You Have Good Facebook Reach

When we first wrote this post in early 2015, the average Facebook reach was about 4.11% of total Page likes. Meaning for every 100 people who liked a Page, only four of them actually saw a post in their News Feed. In January 2017, the average reach was 8.92% – more than double! […]
March 8, 2017

How Facebook’s New Changes Affect Your Image Posts

You may already know about how Facebook’s algorithm works, but what does that mean for your image posts? Facebook has been rolling out a change to the way images display on your Page based on engagement. Now, Facebook will take into account how much engagement an image post is generating – and that may […]
March 7, 2017

Facebook Reactions Are More Valuable Than Likes – How You Can Get More

Remember in early 2016, when Facebook introduced reactions? You know, these things: They said at the time that reactions would end up influencing their algorithm – and now, they finally are. As you probably know, Facebook assigns values to the actions users take in the News Feed, and adds up those […]
March 3, 2017

How to Create Your Own Social Media Style Guide

If you’ve ever tried to “dress for success” without a clear definition of what that means, chances are, you’ve made some questionable wardrobe choices. It could be true that stripes demonstrate boldness, sneakers paired with dresses or suits signal creativity, and black turtlenecks register seriousness. But if they aren’t you, […]
March 1, 2017

LinkedIn’s Newest Features Will Make You Actually Want to Use It

When LinkedIn revamped its “Who’s viewed my profile” feature in 2014, it was one of their biggest updates since the platform became essential to networking and job hunting. (Seriously, can you imagine LinkedIn without it now?) A lot has changed at LinkedIn since we originally published this post – like a […]
February 28, 2017

How 12 Big Brands Are Using Instagram’s New Carousel Feature

Have you noticed all the carousels on Instagram lately? Not the kind with the horses and the cool organ music – the kind you can scroll through! Instagram now has a feature that allows you to upload 10 photos and/or videos at a time in a slideshow format. Here’s an […]
February 24, 2017

How to Become More Productive YOUR Way Through Mindfulness

We all want to be more productive with the time we have. (No matter how good at it you already are.) But choosing what methods to follow from all of the available books, articles, and courses about being more productive can feel like just another way of procrastinating! Fortunately, there’s a way to […]
February 22, 2017

Where Should You Spend Your Time on Social Media? 5 Tips to Maximize Your Reach

By now, you may have discovered there are tons of articles about how often you should post your social media updates, or even the ideal times to post. (Both are super useful things if you’re planning a social media automation queue.) But there’s not a lot about where you should post. […]
February 21, 2017

Cheat Sheet: Twitter’s New Limits on Visibility

What are you allowed to share on Twitter these days – and what are you not allowed to share? Are you sure? Because Twitter has been making a lot of changes lately, and some of them could affect your visibility in the Timeline and seriously limit the number of people who can hear what […]
February 17, 2017

Want to Fuel Innovation? Model Diversity

At the core of the entrepreneurial soul is a desire to break the rules, change the game, and bring new ideas to life despite every person who told you it was impossible. (Or maybe even to spite those people. No judgment.) While other kids casually sold lemonade for pocket change, […]
February 15, 2017

RSS Feeds Are Now Searchable (Yay)!

Psssst! Did you hear that RSS Feeds are now searchable? Edgar recently rolled out an update to his RSS Feeds Manager to make it even easier for you to sort through your pending content, so you can find and approve the most relevant updates faster than ever! Check it out: You can […]
February 14, 2017

Twitter Is Taking Action Against “Low-Quality Tweets” – Here’s What That Means

In the past, Facebook and Twitter have had very different ideas about which updates to show their users. Facebook decides for you using algorithms, so you don’t see every update that gets shared and you don’t see updates in a chronological order. Twitter, on the other hand, shows you everything, and they show […]
February 9, 2017

Creating Your Custom Roadmap for Online (and IRL) Networking

Close your eyes and imagine you’ve just stepped out of civilization and into a vast wilderness. You’ve arrived here to explore, do things your own way, and build something unique. (You don’t have to literally close your eyes. That might make it hard to keep reading.) If you climb the […]