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A daily guide to social media management

Social media whiteA lot of people we speak with, about social media, tell us they don’t have enough time to run a business or do their daily work as well as manage social media accounts. With this in mind, we’ve put together a daily plan so you can manage your various social media platforms with no excuses…

Pick a platform

Don’t commit to something you can’t go ahead with – if your time is tight as it is, only sign up to one social media platform (instead of all the other hundred out there) and focus on that.

Plan your content

Put 15 minutes a side in the morning to write three Facebook posts or tweets for the day – of course, the more time you spend on content the better, remember this is just a guide.

Set Google alerts

Google alerts are a fantastic way of getting your hands on newsworthy information related to your business, quickly and easily – once you’ve been alerted of something, all you need to do is copy and paste the link and upload it your social media account – easy peasy!

Schedule reminders

Outlook understands you’re living in a busy world – that’s why it allows you to set reminders. Set a reminder in the morning, afternoon and evening to distribute your three posts/tweets – this way your account is continuously active.

Sync your account with your emails

If you sync your Facebook account, for example, with your emails, you’ll receive an email every time someone comments on your post, or likes your page – this way you don’t have to regularly check your page for updates, you’ll automatically be notified!

Take part in online social media networking sessions

Online networking sessions are a great way of building relationships and promoting your services, but one of their many advantages are that they’ll promote your business for you – just distribute one tweet, including the session’s hashtag and watch the RTs multiply!

For more information on online social media networking sessions, visit:  http://www.harveyandhugo.com/north-east-twitter-hashtags-for-your-business/

Be social

The point of social media is to be social – so interact! Look at your feed for at least five minutes a day and RT, Like, favourite, comment and share!

Do it on the move

Have you ever stood in a queue waiting to pay for your lunch, watching the time pass, wishing you weren’t wasting 4 minutes of your pressure work time? We’ve all been there, but don’t feel like that anymore – tweet and post on the move!


After trying all of our daily social media management tips and if you still can’t find the time to devote to your social media account[s], call us on 01325 486666 or email tori@harveyandhugo.com to see how we can help.

Related blog: Five reasons why social media is important for your business

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