Let’s face it, social media updates can turn into a major time-suck if you are not careful, so automating your posts and scheduling updates is a must.
You can get your social stuff planned and uploaded in one bunch and go your way to do other important stuff. It will save you time and make your life so much easier!
Of course, you don’t want to come across as a robot or spammer, so do be mindful of what you post, how often you post, as well as take your time to write spontaneous updates and interact with people: re-tweet, comment, say “thank you” or send a private message.
While you should not simply schedule every single one of your social media interactions and expect to create engagement, there is no reason you cannot use a combination of scheduling your EVERGREEN content and LIVE updates for the best results.
Why Twitter? And as far as scheduling and automating, Twitter is probably the best place to get the most engagement bang for the time you spend.
First of all, you are not penalized for scheduled tweets on Twitter and as long as you consider the content and the amount of tweets you are sending then this is a good strategy to use. Most users on Twitter don’t mind and even expect frequent updates, and posting frequently will really help you get found by more people.
Another reason is that there are some really great tools that you can use for free that will make your updates super easy. Most people heard about Socialoomph, Buffer or Hootsuite — all great tools for posting to various social media networks – Facebook, Google, Linkedin, Twitter and other. However, I want you to check out this free tool: TweetJukebox — you can schedule your tweets in advance with ease, which will save you lots time.
Consistency is important on Twitter, and it will help you grow your following much faster, so you can sit down once a month (or as often as you like), review your automated tweets, add new ones, etc., and have a stream of evergreen content being posted to your account.
So, how often should you tweet? Depending on your goals, and the type of engagement you are aiming for, plan for at least 2-3 updates daily, up to 20-30, or even more. Experiment to see what feels right for you and what is working best for your audience.
Whether you have one hour per day, per week or per month, with the right strategy and motivation you can make a bigger difference online — you’d really be surprised!
What’s Twitter DOMINATION?
What’s Twitter Domination? It’s a program and an ongoing challenge for visionaries, leaders, change-makers — if you are reading this I hope it’s YOU! –to help you spread your message via Twitter.
>>>Twitter DOMINATION challenge – coming soon!
The program is still in the writing, but for now what you can do is this:
1. If you haven’t already, for the love of animals, set up that Twitter account already!
Also, make sure it’s presentable. I’ll describe what it means soon, right now just make sure you upload a decent photo of yourself into your profile, as well as create a brief description in the “about you” section on the left hand side. An interesting and informative header image would be nice, too. Contact me to help you create one or go to Fiverr.com and find someone to do it for cheap.
If it’s a spanky new account, post a few interesting tweets, and follow a few people, just to get your Tweeter juices going.
2. Go to TweetJukebox.com and sign up for an account. You must have your Twitter account up and running, because you’ll need it now, but other than that, you don’t need anything else — it’s super-easy and FREE. TweetJukebox
3. Write some tweets right in the Jukebox or copy and paste the following tweets and upload them into your Jukebox (more detailed instructions coming soon…).
Here is a sample of tweets on the topic of ethical veganism. Feel free to copy and paste into your Tweet Jukebox:
|“I am grateful to realize that my desires do not entitle me to add to another’s suffering.” -Zoe Weil|
|being #vegan is about saying YES! to our values of justice & nonviolence, kindness & compassion, health & wellness #govegan|
|Being #vegan is not about rules or doctrine, restriction or self-denial. It’s about celebrating life. #govegan|
|A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history-M.Gandhi #quote|
|“We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet- for the sake of hamburgers.” -P.Singer #govegan #vegan|
|“We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Breakfast of Champions|
|What’s the use in having values if they don’t manifest themselves in our behavior? #govegan|
|It’s nice to say that we are kind, caring people, against violence and cruelty. But do we put these values into concrete action? #govegan|
|By going #vegan, we’re saying YES to our values of #wellness and #health, #peace and #nonviolence, kindness and compassion #govegan|
|Farm animals feel pleasure and sadness, excitement and resentment, depression, fear, and pain #farm365 #govegan #bacon|
|Pigs are as smart as 4-year old kids! #ontariopork #bacon #GoVegan #Farm365 #realpigfarming #BeTheDifference|
|Heartbreaking that the humans have evolved to be the master of cruelty #govegan #bacon #protein|
|I wonder what took up all the space in my head before I learned about and went vegan. Seriously. What was I thinking?? #govegan|
|Can a vegan diet save the world? According to a new report from the UN, the answer is YES #govegan http://goo.gl/5lkOOS|
|A global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty &worst impacts of climate change http://goo.gl/hb0iOb|
|“Eradicate poverty as an ethical, social, and environmental imperative.” Meaning: please go vegan.|
|stop yulin dog eating festival #stopyulin2015 stop the slaughter of all animals #govegan”|
|“Every one percent drop in meat eating saves 100 million animals.” Dr. Neal Barnard @PCRM|
|“The future is not something we enter, the future is something we create” -anon #govegan #quote|
|“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” -Maya Angelou #vegan #govegan|
|Veganism isn’t about reducing suffering it’s about justice and ethics #govegan #vegan|
|“To examine whether something is ‘humane’ first determine whether you would want it done to you.” Andrea Kladar #govegan #humane|
|No such thing like #humane killing! To examine whether something is humane first determine whether you would want it done to you”|
|It’s funny how people think eating vegan means cutting out happiness from life — quite the opposite!!! #govegan|
|Is taking a life ever humane? #govegan|
|Children should see how meat gets made. #kids #children #whitewashing #animalag #farm365 #askthefarmers #agchat #food|
|If you love animals make sure your habitual actions aren’t harming them. #govegan #farm365|
|“The only limitation with a #vegan diet is imagination.” – Peter Siddle #quote|
|Find a #milk substitute you enjoy. There are so many options!|
|Bacon doesn’t grow on trees #farm365 #food #farmvoices #bacon #eatlikeyoucare|
|Vegan Is the New Black https://youtu.be/qL6dbwoazYU #farm365 #FarmVoice #vegan|
|As vegans, we’re doing ourselves, the world & the animals a disservice if we’re not getting the message of ethical veganism out in a big way|
|“Veganism is simply the acknowledgment that a replaceable and fleeting pleasure isn’t more valuable than someone’s life and liberty.”|
|“There is nothing more elitist than thinking our palate pleasure can ever justify a second of suffering or a single death” -Gary Francione|
|“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” -Albert Einstein|
|“It ‘s ALL connected. What actually happens to Animals, will happen to humans, next”. ~ Indira Gandhi|
|“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” -Saint Francis of Assisi|
|Not a diet. Not a fad. Nonviolence. Love for all sentient beings. #veganism #GaryFrancione #govegan…|
|Laying chickens and dairy cows are abused as grievously as animals raised for meat, and usually for many more years.|
|We are told from childhood that cows GIVE milk, as though needing to be milked is a cow’s natural state.|
|Like other female mammals, including human women, female cattle produce milk as a complex hormonal response to pregnancy & birth-Sherry F. Colb|
|“All animal agriculture involves violence, suffering and death, including the most humanely produced dairy and eggs,” Gary Francione|
|If you are a feminist & eat dairy you are confused.One of the worst things in the world is the sound of cows when babies are taken from them|
|“The idea that loving something is consistent with killing it is not dissimilar from the man who says ‘I love my wife but I beat her a lot,’ ”|
|“I am not interested in discussions about the cruelty of factory farming. The entire institution of animal exploitation is wrong. ”|
|“The entire institution of animal exploitation is wrong. Our moral thinking about animals is terribly confused.”|
|You cant justify doing to someone else what you would not want done to you. This is a moral truth.|
|9 Reasons Your Canine Teeth Don’t Make You a Meat-Eater https://shar.es/12dDqM Mind if I order a cheeseburger? Sherry F Colb|
|eating meat harms the planet causes pollution #cleaneating #govegan #whatveganseat #ClimateChange #climateandhealth|
|Our water is our life #planet #ClimateChange #environment #govegan #cleanwater #cleaneating|
|Animals are nothing more than commodities to farmers! #goVegan #compassion #Farm365 #Justice|
|I think a kind and gentle God would not create beings with feelings and then invite moral humans to slaughter them for food-Sherry Colb|
|Veganism is consistent with just about every faith in the world (and with atheism). Sherry Colb|
|Isaac Bashevis Singer said that human beings were Nazis to animals and had created “an eternal Treblinka” for the animal world.|
|All Forms of Life Are Sacred Chris Hedges http://goo.gl/FSb7bk|
|Ahimsa is a joy. Veganism is Ahimsa. Experience true peace & joy. #GoVegan|
|“If words of nonviolence come out of your mouth, then don’t put violence into your mouth” Gary Francione|
|“There is an intimate relationship between human rights and animal rights” Gary Francione|
|There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is”Gary Francione|
|the issue is not whether #fish feel pain in the SAME WAY that humans feel pain. The only issue is WHETHER they can feel pain #eatlikeyoucare|
|any being who can feel pain has an interest–a preference or desire–not to feel pain Gary Francione #eatlikeyoucare|
|There’s no evidence that dropping broccoli into boiling water is in any relevant way similar to dropping live #lobster into boilingwater|
|There’s no scientific evidence that dropping broccoli into boiling water is in any relevant way similar to slaughtering a cow G.Francione|