5 Tips for Coordinating and Creating Compelling Social Media Messaging

Coordinating social media messaging can be daunting. Not only do you feel pressured to craft perfectly interesting messaging that attracts attention, but you’re supposed to do it consistently!

Here are five tips for removing stress and saving time while creating social media messaging for these channels:

1. Choose the right tool.

Instead of jumping from login to login, choose a tool that enables you to post content on various social media sites from a central location. We recommend Hootsuite.

2. Schedule in batches.

Instead of waiting for inspiration to strike or spending bits of time creating social media messaging throughout the week, identify a specific time and day each week to create and schedule messages. By batching your messages, you’ll be consistent and efficient.

Note: Although you’re scheduling in advance, don’t be afraid to make relevant updates as they arise. By not overloading your schedule, you’ll be flexible yet consistent.

3. Understand the purpose of every channel.

Each social media channel …

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Inspire Photo Contest 2015, Sponsored by ShootQ

© Taylor Witham

Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s Inspire Photo Contest, sponsored by ShootQ. We received some fantastic and diverse entries.

And the winners are …

– First Place: Taylor Whitham, t.Dow Photography – Second Place: Jeff Turner, Black Thumb Studio – Third Place: David Apuzzo, David Apuzzo Photography

First Place Winner (508 Votes): Photo by Taylor Whitham, t.Dow Photography


Second Place Winner (389 Votes): Photo by Jeff Turner, Black Thumb Studio


Third Place Winner (212 Votes): Photo by David Apuzzo, David Apuzzo Photography


Photo by Kelly Cronin Bicknell, Kelly Cronin Photography

Photo by Stephanie Krist, Stephanie Rita Photography

Photo by Michael Hanlon, Hanlon-Fiske Studios

Photo by Danielle Klein-Williams, dani. fine photography

Photo by Dawn Ferragamo, Dawn Ferragamo Photography

Photo by Christina Richards, Christina Richards Photography

Photo by Marina DeMarco, Lumina By Marina

Photo by Bryan Jamieson, Bryan Michael Photography, LTD.

Photo by Will Wohler, Will Wohler Photography

Photo by Elizabeth Clark Libert, Elizabeth …

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