How to create an instagram caption that will get you likes and comments

Rules for the Perfect Instagram Captions

Instagram is hot, and captioning your Instagram photos can determine whether you’re going to get likes or whether your message falls totally flat. If you think that Instagram is “just” a visual platform, you’re missing at least half of the picture. Captions are just as important as imagery in determining whether or not your audience […]

A guide to help you choose the social networks that best fit your business goals

How to Decide What Social Network is Best for your Business

You may have heard that your brand or business needs to be active on all forms of social media but the list is exhaustive and growing all the time. Let’s face it. If you are a small to medium business, a freelancer, or just are on a tight budget…this is just not going to happen. […]

When is the best time to post on Facebook?

Exploring The Best Time to Post to Facebook – Myths and Reality

Businesses using social media as a marketing tool have come to realize posts on Facebook continue to reach fewer and fewer users. In 2014, Ogilvy found Facebook’s organic reach was just 6%, with large pages over 500,000 followers seeing just a 2% reach. As of 2018, organic Facebook reach had dropped to 1.2% in 2018 […]

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Facebook Places Directory

In 2014, Facebook launched its Facebook Places Directory. It’s basically a play on local to compete with Google, Yelp, and TripAdvisor (as well as to keep people on site and grab some more local ad dollars). If you are a local business, it makes sense now more than ever to make sure that your local […]

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How to Increase Organic Engagement on Facebook

By now you probably know that Facebook admitted that pages that do not advertise will lose out on visibility.  That being said, brands and businesses should not ignore Facebook as a marketing platform. It is still valid, it is still being used, and it is still possible to get organic engagement…it just takes a bit […]

8 Tips on Increasing Facebook Engagement

14 Tips On Facebook’s All-Important Engagement Rate

By now you know that Facebook is almost always pay-to-play. While this is true, it does not mean that you can ignore the platform for marketing. It is incredibly effective, and although organic reach and engagement rates have been declining since 2014 (it had dropped to 6% –  a decline of 49 percent from peak levels […]

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Tips on Creating The Perfect Social Media Post

Social Media is no longer new and smart business owners who market their companies online are always on the lookout for tips on how to maximize the efficacy of social media posts. Besides remembering to always employ the posting fundamentals, such as providing unique and resourceful information, empowering readers with valuable insights, and maintaining a […]

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Black Friday Socialdraft Discount

You haven’t tried the social media scheduling and management tool Socialdraft yet? This is your chance because the Black Friday Socialdraft Discount is here!!! Black Friday Socialdraft Discount Sign up any day starting 11-16-18 before 11:59 pm on Black Friday 2018 and get 50% off your first bill with us using the Socialdraft discount code below on all types of […]

A list of optimized hashtags for the Thanksgiving holiday

A List of Optimized Thanksgiving Hashtags & Social Marketing Ideas

Thanksgiving may be the ultimate family holiday. It’s also a wonderful holiday for sports fanatics, but the ones who should rejoice at the arrival of this holiday of gluttony are social media marketers. The holiday buying season officially begins on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, but you need to start thinking about how to […]

How to use Black Friday Hashtags to get the most engagement and conversions

Black Friday Hashtags and Social Media Tips for the Holiday

Black Friday is the start of the big retail season. In truth, the season starts way before that, and if you are a retailer or small business marketing for Black Friday you need to start thinking about your strategy way before that. Today we’ll discuss how to use Black Friday hashtags on Social Media (particularly […]

April 2018 Instagram & Facebook API Changes & Socialdraft

Facebook announced yesterday that they are restricting API access to all 3rd party apps and partners like Socialdraft in order to protect their user’s information. While they may inconvenience all of us at the start, these changes will be beneficial to us all. Here is how those changes will affect Socialdraft’s Facebook and Instagram features: […]

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3 Tips for Removing Unwanted Fake Facebook Fans

Know what makes me cringe more than anything? When someone asks if they should buy fake Facebook fans. You’d think by this day and age people would have learned. The worst is when a brand new social media manager picks up a client to find that there are 50,000 fans who “are” all gorgeous blondes […]

24 tips and tactics for your social networks

24 Tips to Quickly Build Your Social Media Following

Isn’t it amazing how social media has evolved? It started what seems like ages ago with Geocities in 1994. Then, Friendster hit the waves followed by the ever-famous MySpace. Today, we’ve seen the rise and fall of Google+, Vevo and so many more…but there are a few social networks that have outlasted the rest: Facebook, Twitter, […]

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How to Protect Against Fake Facebook Fans

We previously discussed how fake Facebook fans not only weaken the purity of your brand but also contribute to a loss in news feed positioning. That’s because fake fans don’t contribute to higher engagement, and Facebook punishes pages that have limited fan engagement in the news feed. Having fake Facebook fans can make your organic reach disappear. […]

How restaurants can market on Facebook

Exclusive Strategies for Restaurants on Facebook

Social Media has been a windfall for businesses who wish to market their brand online. In fact, although Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter remain the most mainstream marketing platforms, consumers are now using multiple social media channel. Today, we’ll go through some of the proven strategies for restaurants on Facebook…with that and a strong social media […]

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How to Save Facebook Posts as Draft

If you are not using a system like Socialdraft to schedule your posts to Facebook (and all your other social networks), and you’re still publishing directly to Facebook, you’re going to LOVE this hack. It’s especially helpful if you have a client (or boss) that micromanages. This hack will give them control and let you […]

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Facebook Bluetooth Beacon: Say Yes

You may have started to see a prompt to have your Facebook page join Facebook’s latest: Facebook Bluetooth Beacon. You’re probably wondering if you should. We say ABSO-FREAKIN-LUTELY. Don’t wait. We’ll discuss what Facebook Bluetooth® Beacon is, how it works, and why it will help your local business. Facebook Bluetooth Beacon Facebook Beacon has changed […]

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Should I Buy Facebook Likes?

Increased News Feed competition and Facebook’s focus on the conversation between people has significantly reduced the percentage of Facebook fans marketers can reach organically. Pages have to work harder to stay visible, and this has caused business owners to question whether fans still have value and whether investing in fan acquisition is still a prudent […]

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Social Media Manager Skills

Before Socialdraft was an app, it was a social media agency. We managed small clients such as restaurants, chef organizations, and incredibly large ones like governmental agencies. We still run managed services for Socialdraft users, so if you have a need, just ask. We have been lucky strategic in finding amazing people to work for […]

Schedule Gifs to Facebook and Twitter

Schedule Gifs to Facebook and Twitter

  Stop with the boring pictures on your social media posts…you can schedule GIFs to Facebook and  Twitter using Socialdraft. How to Schedule GIFs to Facebook and Twitter w/ Socialdraft Post a GIF to Facebook: copy the GIF URL to the status message. Post a GIF to Twitter: Simply upload the GIF to your status update. Benefits […]