#2 How I Use Social Media: Meghan Callaway
Release Date: 04/08/2021
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- [02.14] - How long has she been posting on social media professionally?
- [03.17] - What her social media strategy is?
- [06.02] - Meghan's 3E content formula.
- [08.42] - How she creates and posts her videos to Instagram without using anything outside of the platform.
- [10.42] - Why she recycles her content.
- [12.37] - Having folders on her phone for Instagram posts to make reposting simple and time-efficient.
- [14.07] - The importance of knowing your audience and what content they like.
- [15.02] - How she's grown her following to over 60,000 on Instagram.
- [16.52] - How her business has grown using social media.
- [18.37] - Her advice to a trainer who hasn't gained much traction on social media so far.
- [23.37] - Another reason why it's well worth reposting your content.
- [25.57] - How she takes followers from the platform towards her services or buying her products?
- [29.12] - Her advice for getting business and engagement on social media.
- [31.22] - Talk in a language your audience can relate to.
- [32.07] - The importance of the people who already follow you.
- [33.27] - Does she boost her posts?
- [37.00] - Her target market or audience.
- [39.07] - Did she have a niche when starting out posting?
- [45.12] - What she uses instead of linktree for her Instagram profile?