How to Become a Social Media Pro

With so many social media platforms out there, it’s hard to know which one is the best fit for your audience  and  which ones just aren’t worth it. Read through to our cheat sheet to learn more about each platform, social media analytics tools, design tools, and scheduling tools to make social media pinning a breeze!

Number one Social media tip – Before every Social Media post be sure to ask yourself the following:

  • Is this valuable, informative, entertaining or practical to my audience?
  • Is it on-brand? Will it help my audience connect with me?
  • Have I included a call to action?

Further we analyzed four social medias that are on the top in the crowded world of medias out there.

1, 2 and 3 Follow the threesome rule: frequency, timing, looks.

frequency                              best time                            image size

Facebook           1-2 per day                              1-4 pm                            1200x1200px

Instagram         1-2 per day                              11-2 pm                          1080-1080px

Pinterest           1-2 per day                               7-11 pm                           736x 1104px

Twitter              5-7 per day                               12-4 pm                           1024x1024px

4. Here are some analytics tools you can use easy and with confidence: Keyhole

5. Graphic design tools are extremely useful and plenty to help you obtain the result you wish for. Try: Canva.com, Photoshop and Illustrator, plus PicMonkey.

Canva-for-Work-Intro

6.  In a previous post we talked about the necessity of using scheduling tools, here are few to remember you by:

Facebook           Instagram          Pinterest               Twitter

Buffer.com                ♥                              ♥                          ♥                             ♥

Hootsuite.com          ♥                              ♥                                                          ♥

Coschedule.com       ♥                                                           ♥                             ♥

 

7. To help you make your social media worksheet weekly plan with type of post to add every day here are some ideas:

  • behind the scenes photos
  • quotes
  • tips and tricks for your products
  • sales and promotions
  • giveaways
  • refreshed old content
  • your own product and content
  • free opt-in resources
  • testimonials and success stories
  • personal stories
  • sneak peak photos
  • video snippets
  • new blog content
  • Q&A
  • other people`s content

Are you using any of the tools we mentioned? Are they doing their job right or are lacking?

Let us know what you think on the efficiency of scheduling for social media.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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