Posts tagged online tools
Planoly // An Essential Instagram Tool

You’ve likely seen me mention Planoly in the past when I’ve talked about breaking down an Instagram post or planning content, as it’s quickly become my go-to for all things Insta, from planning to analytics to comment management. We covered it in our recent social media workshop, and I usually end up going over it one-on-one with my social media clients, so I figured it was about time that I did a little overview post that walked through how I use it. 

When it comes to Instagram, I’m a big advocate for planning your content according to the grid, and Planoly is just the tool to do that.

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The Importance of Tracking Your Time (And How it Will Help You Price Your Offerings)

One of the biggest struggles I had when I transitioned to the new Studio Bicyclette was figuring out how to tackle the pricing equation. I had a lot of questions, but the two that held me back the most were whether to charge hourly or on a project basis, and how to actually come up with those numbers. See, I come from a retail background where pricing is relatively easy to figure out based on the cost of the items you're selling, especially when you've been doing it for years. 

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3 Social Media Management Tools I Can't Live Without

One of the many hats I wear these days is that of social media manager, not only for Studio Bicyclette, but also for a few clients of mine. 

Obviously the platforms themselves are tools, but I also currently have three other tools I've added to my arsenal to help me manage the various social accounts and work more strategically and efficiently. I've found that as I start to grow and add more accounts onto my plate, having systems set in place is absolutely essential, and finding tools that work for you and your workflow is of the utmost importance. 

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How to Post Instagram Photos to Twitter with 'If This Then That'

I wanted to focus on an issue I've been trying to find a solution to for awhile: How to post Instagram photos to Twitter. Though I'm of the mind that each social media platform should serve a slightly different purpose in terms of the type of content, it's also important to maintain consistency for your brand.

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