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Getting Social With Buffer

Using Buffer to simplify your social media scheduling.
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1,286 students enrolled
Created by Kray Mitchell
Last updated 2/2016
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Setup a Buffer account
Add social profiles
Post and Schedule content using the Buffer web interface
Setup your own custom branded short URL
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  • You will need at least one social profile (Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn/G+/Pinterest)
  • A desire to better your social media marketing

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 is the target audience?
    • 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
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    Curriculum For This Course
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    Using Buffer
    8 Lectures 42:40

    What you can expect from this course.


    Many people are still confused about what Social Media actually is. Let's take a look!

    What is Social Media?

    Let's setup a Buffer account!

    Registration and Walkthrough

    Let's walk through the Buffer web interface.

    Buffer Interface

    Let's schedule some content with Buffer!

    Posting Content

    How to share Images and Videos with the Buffer web interface.

    Sharing Images and VIdeos

    Adding RSS feeds for curating content.

    Using Feeds with Awesome Plan

    Reviewing your posts to see what's working and what's not.

    Buffer Analytics
    Extensions and More!
    4 Lectures 15:13

    Installing and using the Buffer Browser Extensions with the Simple Editor and the Power Scheduler.

    Using the Buffer Browser Extension

    Using Pablo to quickly create social images.

    Creating Social Images with Pablo

    Brand your links with your own custom short URL using Bitly.

    Setup custom branded short URLs using Bitly

    In this video we take a look at the Buffer iOS app

    Overview of the Buffer iOS app
    About the Instructor
    4.3 Average rating
    142 Reviews
    9,571 Students
    5 Courses
    Web Technologist

    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.

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