Posts Tagged ‘Hootsuite’

  • Using Hootsuite to Add url Parameters for Analytics Tracking

    Feb 11 2015
    Anita Hovey Hootsuite Tutorial

    Like anything else, you can’t say you’re successful if you can’t measure that success. If you can’t remember exactly which campaigns you want to track and how they were worded, you’ll end up with three versions of each campaign, which will make your analysis more difficult in the end.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media Posts: 12 Favourite Tools

    Dec 22 2014
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    Sharing my 12 favourite small business tools for social media management. Some of these are software, some are in the cloud and some are phone apps.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Twirp’s Favourite Hootsuite Features

    Dec 21 2014
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    Some of the best Hootsuite features have come along in just the past few months. Here’s a breakdown of some of my favourite Hootsuite features.

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  • 12 Days of Social Media: Social Media Myths Busted

    Dec 19 2014
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    I have come to understand that you only understand that which you have an express interest in understanding. Thus, I do not understand quantum physics, the legal aspects of a corporate takeover, or dog people (Cats rule, dogs drool. #SorryNotSorry). Similarly, many small business owners simply do not have the express interest in truly understanding the complexities of social media. Some simply want it to bring in the money and others just want someone else to handle it. This leads to a lot of misunderstanding about social media in general. Here are some of my favourite social media myths.

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  • How to use Response Templates in Hootsuite

    Dec 03 2014
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    If you’re constantly giving the same basic reply to numerous tweets, the Hootsuite saved response templates can save you time!

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  • How to use the New Hootsuite Facebook Albums Feature

    Nov 12 2014
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    Just yesterday I had a ‘hootgasam’… you know… where Hootsuite adds a new function and you get over-excited about it? I was working on community management for my clients, uploading photos for the specials later this week, when BAM, there was a new feature staring back at me.

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  • Go-To Tools for Small Business Revisited

    Apr 29 2014
    Anita Hovey social media tools

    When Twirp Communications was just a baby company, toddling around in diapers, I wrote a couple of posts about the best social media tools for small business I had found. I thought it was about time I updated my lists and shared some of the newer tools we’re using to manage social media for our clients.

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  • Video Tutorial: Using Hootsuite to Post Pictures

    Oct 22 2013
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    I was recently asked by a newbie to Hootsuite how to get rid of the ow.li link when posting pictures to Facebook. If this is something that has plagued you and your Business Page, watch this quick video tutorial to learn the super easy trick.

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  • Understanding the Free Analytics Report in Hootsuite

    Aug 13 2013
    Anita Hovey graphical representation of social media clicks

    If you’ve been using Hootsuite to streamline your time on social media, it’s time to look into the analytics that Hootsuite provides. After all, if you’re not measuring your efforts, how do you know what to keep doing and what to stop doing? Here’s a little help to get you going with one of the free reports from Hootsuite.

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  • Save Time–Set and Forget Social Media for Success!

    Jul 02 2013
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    Using a program like Hootsuite to schedule your social media posts can be very smart, or very stupid, depending on how you treat the schedule. Don’t set and forget.

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