Snapchat is quickly becoming the favorite tool whether you're a blogger or not. It's an unfiltered way to catch glimpses of real life. You can connect with friends, follow celebrities, and bloggers to get a real life view of their life. I think it's also interesting to see how different life might look like from Instagram to Snapchat. When Snapchat first started it was a way for teenagers to … [Read more...] about How to Promote Your Blog Using Snapchat + Snap Hacks You Need to Try!
I absolutely love twitter. My top 2 favorite social media platforms are, by far, Instagram and Twitter. Why? Because you're able to communicate and interact with people in real time. As soon as I find a blog I like, the first thing I do is go to their twitter account. It's a good place to find out more about them, see what they tweet about, and take a quick peek at their bio. If you're totally … [Read more...] about The Best Time to Post to Twitter
In case you didn't know: I love hashtags. I love the holidays. Combine the two and I'm like a social media savant on eggnog steroids. Or something. I put together a list of the best holiday hashtags to use for bloggers (and non-bloggers alike) on Instagram or Twitter. So, why use hashtags? Well, hashtags are an organic way to help you gain likes, followers, and be discovered on Instagram. It's … [Read more...] about 10 Holiday Hashtags for Instagram
Like the old saying goes: you win some, you lose some. I am the type of person that gets stressed about losing followers. Or at least, I used to be much more than I am now. I have apps for seeing who unfollows or unsubscribes. I used to look at these apps incessantly and try to pinpoint what I was doing that made them want to go away. The I realized I might need to chill a little bit. First, I … [Read more...] about Is It Okay to Lose Followers?
It's a Sunday at 3:15 and I'm sitting on the couch scrolling through my phone. "What are you doing?" My husband asks. "I'm checking the news, the weather, and seeing what people are up to." And I'm doing it all on Snapchat. A year or so ago, maybe even months ago, I thought Snapchat was a way for teens and drug dealers to send pictures that would be untraceable. But now it's become so much more … [Read more...] about Why Bloggers Need Snapchat
Today is the day! I've been so excited about this. Today you can link up with Sarah and I for your first. Link up your blog, or use the hashtag: #firstsTOTALSOCIAL and show us your first- whatever that may be- on instagram, pinterest, facebook, twitter, you name it! Grab the button and link up widget at the bottom of this post. I decided to share with you my first blog post. Well … [Read more...] about My First Post #FirstsTotalSocial