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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Transparency in Tech

By | Jan 8, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The speed at which technology has evolved in recent years has made understanding the influences of our day-to-day lives nearly impossible. From your Facebook news feed to the speed of your WiFi connection, the world of technology is shrouded behind an opaque veil of…

Culture

San Francisco

Buffer Reaffirms Salary Transparency, Benchmarks Cost of Living

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

This week Buffer, the social media management platform, reaffirmed their dedication to being a transparent organization and along with it fully public salary information on every employee. While this in itself is not news, the company has shared their salary details for the past…

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Tips & How To’s

4 Tips To Boost Your Personal Brand on Social Media

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm

These days almost everyone has a personal brand. In fact, whether you were aware or not, your social media already is your brand. However, growing your brand can be tough, which is why we’ve compiled some tips on how to gain influence without sacrificing your…

Tips & How To’s

How to Create Effective Communication Funnel for Distributed Teams

By | Dec 22, 2016 at 10:30 am

When your workforce is distributed across multiple offices, you face a number of unique challenges. One of these challenges is ensuring that communication between team members remains productive. When these efforts are successful, the results can be amazing. When they aren’t, they can be…

Product Launch

Buffer Now Supports Instagram

By | Jul 12, 2016 at 9:35 am

In February Instagram finally announced the addition of account switching; however, their API and feature set leaves a lot to be desired for anyone managing an account on behalf of a brand. The API also prevents social CRM platforms from letting users schedule Instagram…

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Culture

Buffer’s Joel Gascoigne: Transparency as a Necessity for Distributed Teams

By | Apr 30, 2016 at 7:55 pm

With business shenanigans making headline news on a regular basis, a little honesty can be very refreshing. And while transparency is hardly on the agenda for most corporations, Buffer is making it the center of their company culture. And it has had a lasting and…

Product Launch

Twitter Customer Service Platform, Respond, Relaunches

By | Feb 26, 2016 at 11:00 am

After their acquisition in December of last year, this week Respond is making its debut under the Buffer brand. Respond is a standalone tool that helps companies or individuals reach out to their followers and customers, respond to their questions, monitor mentions, and do…

Tips & How To’s

This Is How Long Your Online Content Should Be

By | Nov 9, 2015 at 10:13 am

There is A LOT of data out there on digital marketing and its dos and don’ts – from the best times to tweet to mistakes to avoid when email marketing. Online content is so easy to track and analyze that it isn’t very hard to come up…

Product Launch

Denmark

Web Clipping and Curation Platform Memit Launches One-Click Solution

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 8:07 am

In a world of endless content, excluding our awesome articles of course, there are numerous ways for you to save, share, and interact with it all, Back in the days of dialup we primarily used bookmarks, eventually they were even accessible by simply signing…

Startups & Apps

7 Best Free SEO Tools for Startups

By | Oct 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Finding great ways to cut costs without sacrificing the effectiveness of your SEO campaign can be a challenge. But without an endless marketing budget, you’ll need to look around for some great tools that will allow you to cut down on human labor and…

Productivity

16 Popular Business Apps to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Growing a business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools to scale your business. Luckily, there’s an app for that — Countless apps, in fact. But choosing the right apps for your business can be difficult. Here are 16 of the…

Startups & Apps

Killer Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup

By | Aug 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you want to have your own startup, you are going to need to do a lot of hard work to get it running and make it profitable. While you may think that you need a lot of money to start your own business,…

Reports & Rankings

Buffer Reveals the Best Times to Tweet

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In a recent analysis of almost 5 million tweets, Buffer revealed the best times to tweet to maximize clicks, retweets, favorites, and replies. A social media management platform, Buffer looked at data from 10,000 profiles tweeting between October 2010 and March 2015. To help…

Culture

Building Transparency in the Workplace with Tech

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It’s clear that transparency in the workplace can help build better trust, engagement, and all-around happier employees. Not to mention, it gives employers increased visibility into the inner workings of the company. That level of transparency is fueled by social and workplace technologies. Without…

Digital nomad

4 Tips for Staying Productive While Traveling

By | May 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

In the beginning of 2015, Buffer CEO Joel Gascoigne gave up his apartment in San Francisco and set out to travel, hitting 11 cities in the first three months of the year. He spent up to a week in Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Santa…

Remote work

76 Companies You Can Work Remotely At

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

A friend of mine is a programmer who refuses to work in an office. If he interviews with a company who wants to bring him on board but won’t let him work remotely, he tells me they don’t “get it” (and declines). For many…

Tips & How To’s

10 Time-Saving Tools to Make Awesome Content Creation Easier

By | Mar 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Content creation is very involving, considering the fact that only high quality content can get you the results that you’ve always wanted to get. From the point where you come up with an idea, to the final point where it gets published, there is usually a lot…