7 Tips for Building a Career in Marketing (Advice and Insights From Top Founders and Investors)

“How did you get into marketing?” At Buffer, members of our marketing team are often asked this question. And the truth is, the path looks different for each of us: Alfred was in the army Arielle was a health coach Kevan, our Marketing Director, was a sports reporter But for those of you out there who …

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10 Free Tools to Help You Understand Your Social Media Audience

We often recommend crafting your social media posts according to your audience. But how you know who the individuals that make up your social media audience are? And how do you know what content they like? Answering these two questions is essential if you’re looking to execute a successful social media strategy. And often, you’ll …

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I Read 20+ Instagram Studies. Here’s What I Found.

At Buffer, we’re big fans of using data and research to guide our social media strategy. So when it came to finding the best Instagram strategy, I turned to social media studies. I read through more than 20 studies on Instagram marketing from companies like Facebook, Simply Measured, and News Whip. Some analyzed the top Instagram accounts …

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3-Steps to Increasing Conversions & ROI with Social Media Advertising

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. For example, audience targeting, budgeting, A/B testing, pixel tracking, writing, designing, and analyzing all need to be taken into account if you want to see positive ROI from social media advertising. There’s time and resources to consider as well. …

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7 Facebook Messenger Marketing Strategies You Can Try Today

There are now more than 1.3 billion people using Facebook Messenger every month.  Have you considered the possibility of using it for your marketing? Here’s everything we know about using Facebook Messenger for your marketing. Why use Facebook Messenger We often think of social media as just the major social media networks such as Facebook, Instagram, …

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8 Tips to Quickly Master Social Media For Businesses

  8 Tips to Quickly Master Social Media for Businesses and Entrepreneurs 1. Make a commitment to social media The first thing that businesses and entrepreneurs can do to find success is make a commitment to social media. Like any other form of marketing, social media for businesses can be a real challenge. It’s hard to …

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How to Engage With Your Social Media Followers Quickly and Authentically

How do you feel when people comment on your social media posts? Awesome, right? A comment is or some form of engagement is usually a sign that people love your social media content. And it’s important to reciprocate and respond to these interactions. But at the same time, engaging with your followers can be time-consuming. …

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13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Video has erupted onto the scene with brands and businesses creating more video than ever before – with no signs of slowing down. Consumers are loving it, too! But one aspect of creating video content that’s often overlooked is finding the background music.  We’ve scoured the internet to find some of the best places to find …

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