How to join in with the Social Audio trend

by Gemma Lloyd

As a small business owner it can be difficult to keep up with the latest social media updates but the growing trend of social audio is one that has been hard to miss!

You’ve heard of Clubhouse, right? The invite-only audio-based app that was initially only available to iPhone users but is now being rolled out to Android too.

Clubhouse was launched in March 2020 and has already grown to 10 million weekly active users, which isn’t bad for the newest social media kid on the block.

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What to post on social media during the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus crisis is a difficult time for all of us and normal life has been hugely disrupted. The lockdown measures may mean you’re unable to run your business at all, you may be limited by the products or services you can offer or you might be struggling with anxiety or having to home school your kids.

Whatever you’re going through, you can take some comfort from the fact that we’re all in this together and social media can help bring us together at a time when we can’t do that in real life.

But we know that many small businesses are struggling with what to post to their social media platforms right now, so we have 8 tips to help you with content ideas at this sensitive time.

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How to schedule and post to Instagram from a desktop computer

Scheduling posts and posting from a desktop computer has been possible for a little while using one of the Instagram partner third-party tools, such as Planoly or Later.

But the exciting news is you can now publish and schedule posts to your Instagram feed and IGTV from Facebook Creator Studio. You also get access to Insights and for anyone that struggles to keep up with Instagram direct messages you can see and respond to these too. Continue reading