Getting Social With Buffer

Using Buffer to simplify your social media scheduling.
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (146 ratings)
4,914 students
Getting Social With Buffer
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (146 ratings)
4,914 students
Setup a Buffer account
Add social profiles
Post and Schedule content using the Buffer web interface
Setup your own custom branded short URL

Requirements

  • You will need at least one social profile (Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn/G+/Pinterest)
  • A desire to better your social media marketing
Description

We all know how powerful Social Media marketing can be, but it can also be time consuming. But it doesn't need to be. Letting your profiles go dormant is one of the worst things you can do in social media. With so many options for content, if you don't stay fresh, you can go from stale to the trash bin pretty quickly.

With Buffer, you can can schedule your posts across multiple platforms at the optimal times for your followers! Content nurtures relationships. Relationships build trust. Trust builds loyalty. Make sure your content is getting to the right eyeballs at the right times.

This course will take you through setting up your Buffer account and getting started with this simple platform.

We will cover:

  • The Buffer Features and Plans
  • Scheduling content
  • Curating content with Feeds
  • Using the Browser Extension
  • Setup and use of the iOS App
  • Creating social images with Pablo
  • Setup your own custom branded URL

  • Don't let your social media get away. Get ahead of it before it gets ahead of you!

    Who this course is for:
    • Users who think social media takes too much time
    • Business owners who want to streamline their social connections
    • Social starters who want to take on the social landscape
    Course content
    2 sections • 12 lectures • 57m total length
    • Introduction
      01:26
    • What is Social Media?
      05:45
    • Registration and Walkthrough
      03:37
    • Buffer Interface
      09:18
    • Posting Content
      12:49
    • Sharing Images and VIdeos
      02:00
    • Using Feeds with Awesome Plan
      04:43
    • Buffer Analytics
      03:02
    • Using the Buffer Browser Extension
      03:06
    • Creating Social Images with Pablo
      03:35
    • Setup custom branded short URLs using Bitly
      04:15
    • Overview of the Buffer iOS app
      04:17

    Instructor
    Web Technologist
    Kray Mitchell
    • 4.2 Instructor Rating
    • 566 Reviews
    • 24,931 Students
    • 6 Courses

    He's a devil's advocate, he's a strategic thinker, he's a technologist and he's an educator. Since 1997 Kray has been building websites and diving headfirst into the world of web and technology. From building websites to implementing technical solutions for companies of all sizes, he has designed for print, directed for TV, taught in the classroom and mentored the eager.

    Kray loves to teach, speak and inspire. With an eclectic background in Information Technology, TV and Film, Graphic Design, he brings a wide range of experience and expertise to all his projects.