A Quick Starter Guide to @Buffer

If you scroll down the home page of My Social Game Plan, you won’t be surprised when I tell you: Buffer is awesome!

A Quick Starter Guide to Buffer

For not being officially affiliated with Buffer (hey, I’m open to changing that *glances over at Joel and Leo*), you probably think I talk a little too much about them.

However, I think organizations with amazing products and unique business philosophies that challenge the status quo deserve all the attention in the world.

With that said, this post is a Buffer starter guide that focuses on the following topics:

  • A broad overview of what Buffer is and how it stacks up to the competition.
  • Why I think it’s one of the more helpful social media tools available.
  • How to connect your social media accounts.
  • How to set up your first Buffer schedule.

You’ll be well on your way to easier, more effective social media marketing with Buffer, so let’s dive in!

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4 Useful Tools for Social Media Managers

4 Useful Tools for Social Media ManagersIn today’s world, social media platforms make up some of the most frequently used web applications in existence.

People of all ages are constantly tweeting, posting, and pinning their latest ideas and personal updates. While most use social media to maintain personal connections, social platforms have also risen as valuable business and promotional tools.

For businesses who wish to get more out of social media than causal social interactions, a host of tools and applications have been developed to enhance its effectiveness.

Known as social media tools, these web applications aid individuals and businesses in their quests to harness the potential of social media.

Whether you wish to monitor engagement, broaden your social media presence, or strategically plan your future posts, there is a social media tool that can suit your needs.

Below is a list of four of the top social tools that are available to help develop your social media strategy.
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