SOCIAL MEDIA TIP: BUFFER
I have learned many different tools I can use for social media on this journey of blogging. There are so many social media channels to choose from. There are paid programs to help you keep organized and to learn many tips and tricks. I am sure that many of you are like me don’t have the start up money to invest in different programs and courses. I have, however, found a couple of paid programs that aren’t too expensive and are worth the price (IMHO). Some many not work for you but I wanted to write a few articles on what I have found to work. This is my first one and it is about the scheduling program Buffer.
Let me first explain quickly what Buffer is. This is a site where you can schedule your social media to post for you at different times during the day. It does work with different sites but the two that I use it most often for is my Twitter account and my FB business page. I sell products online and want to get them out on social media for people to see, but it takes time to do each one at different times during the day. This is where Buffer comes in. I can schedule different posts, put them in my que, decide when I want them to go out and then go on to my next project.
I schedule my buffer for a week. Now for my Twitter account every post isn’t about a product. I can schedule a fun saying or ask how everyone’s day is going at a certain time, (just as an example). For my FB business page I will only post my products. Buffer allows also to add hashtags to get more eyes on my items.
For twitter I set up 6 tweets a day and my FB business page 2 a day. I also go on twitter myself during the day and maybe retweet something I see that I liked. (this does not take too much time). Again that way it isn’t all about me.
The account I have is $10 a month. I have attached a free Twitter checklist that you can download that I use to help me know what I have sent out so I don’t duplicate items.
I hope you have found this somewhat helpful. These are just some tips that I have found to help me get my blog and products out there on social media. I am still learning and would love any suggestions you may have. Just comment and let me know if you have any comment or helpful tips. This article is not an affiliate of Buffer. It is just a program that I have found to use.