"Stories" are the Facebook response to Snapchat — fun, quirky bits of content that disappear after 24 hours.
Throughout the Facebook Universe — WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and Messenger, people are currently sharing over a billion stories every day!
Instagram Stories alone has over 400 million daily active users — more than twice as many as Snapchat.
Stories have all kinds of fun and interesting capabilities built directly into the platform.
In this episode of Step Up Your Social, we cover the what, the when and the how of Stories along with a bunch of tips, tricks and fun things you should try.
Listen today and let us know if you have any questions, or anything to add to the conversation around this fun topic!
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In episode 2 of #StepUpYourSocial, we tackle the important subject of Twitter lists.
One common complain about Twitter is that the platform can feel chaotic. Twitter lists are how you make order out of that chaos.
They serve as an amazing listening tool, whether or not your brand is active on Twitter.
Throughout the episode we cover:
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That's for listening. Subscribe today and then get back to telling your story!
That's right! I've started a podcast.
It's called Step Up Your Social and it's intended to provide quick, actionable tips to help you master your social media. I plan on making these all "flash episodes," around 10 minutes long or less.
That way you can hop in, learn something quick and get right back to work!
Have a topic you want to hear me cover? Drop it in the comments, tweet it at me, or use the hashtag #StepUpYourSocial.
In the inaugural episode, I discuss the difference between crossposting your comments and autoposting them.
One of those is good, the other is very, very bad.
Give a listen. And then get right back to telling your story!
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