How to Add YouTube Poll Cards to Videos (And Everything Else You Need to Know)

Would you like to poll your YouTube viewers? Want to find out what they think of your videos or products? You need the YouTube Poll Card!

In late 2015, YouTube rolled out a beta version of poll cards to a select number of creators. Fast-forward to now, and the feature is available to everyone. 

In this blog post, I will show you how to add poll cards to your YouTube videos, step-by-step. Let's go!

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The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Live Streaming Video for Business

At the beginning of February 2016, Facebook rolled out its live-streaming function to all users via its mobile app. Like Twitter's own Periscope, Facebook Live presents an amazing opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs to connect with their fans, generate new and exciting content, and build strong and loyal relationships together.

In this blog post, I will teach you everything you need to make the most of Facebook Live - before, during, and after the live stream.

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Awesome Hashtag Shortcut Trick for Instagram; Create Instant Hashtag Lists

Always typing out the same bunch of hashtags on Instagram? If you're like me, typing the same "base" group of hashtags out for every post (even with the pre-populated list that appears) can be a bit of a drag. Need a time-saver? Here's a way to add as many hashtags as you like to your caption in a second, using text shortcuts.

Note: This method works for iPhone, but I'd guess there is a  similar function for Android too.

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5 Simple Ways to Increase the Organic Reach of Facebook Page Posts

With the new year now in full swing, you might be resolving to look at fresh ways to generate interest in your social media content. In this blog post, I'll show you 5 ways to increase organic reach and engagement on Facebook.

Before we start, I must note that I am no way dismissing paying to increase exposure for Facebook content (in fact, I actively encourage it as part of a sound social media strategy). However, I do believe most brand Pages have room to encourage the growth of non-paid reach, either by a little or quite a bit more, depending on their current circumstances.

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How to Create A Social Media Marketing Plan For Business in 6 Easy Steps (Updated 2016)

Do you have a social media marketing plan for your business, or would you like to create one? Many businesses struggle to pinpoint exactly what they want to get out of social media, and how to measure whether all of their hard work is paying dividends. In this blog post, I will show you how to create an easy-to-follow, robust social media marketing strategy in 6 easy steps.

Whether you're already active on social media or are starting from scratch, a plan will help guide your activity and provide you with solid reasoning behind everything that you do, from content creation to customer interaction, to advertising, and more. You'll be able to see how you are performing, experiment to improve results, and easily calculate your return on investment.

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