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From TikTok, to Facebook, to Instagram, to Pinterest and much more. The world of social media is a complicated one, and each platform has its own nuances and demographics. Our collection of social media blog posts gives marketers the ability to navigate this complex world; and not only to navigate it, but to thrive in it. From Facebook advertising, to TikTok tips, to knowing the best time to post on Instagram: the WordStream blog is your home for social media marketing.


184 (Actually) Creative Instagram Bio Ideas, Quotes & Templates

This carefully crafted list will help you come up with the best 150 characters the web has ever seen.

Kristen McCormick
March 18, 2022 | Instagram

3 Creative (& Cheaper) Google Ads Alternatives for Competitor Targeting

Aggressive with your competitors, light on your wallet, just right on your goals.

How to Stitch on TikTok – With Ideas & (Hilarious) Examples

These examples might have you in...wait for it... stitches.

62 Facebook Post Ideas to Engage Your Followers (+Examples!)

From polls to pop culture, promotions to puppies, there is something in here for everyone.

Guest Author
March 10, 2022 | Social Media

54 St. Patrick’s Day Instagram Captions (The Cliche-Free List)

"Kiss me I'm Irish" is not on this list. Promise.

Kristen McCormick
March 2, 2022 | Instagram

73+ Instagram Story Ideas to Keep Your Followers Coming Back

Warning: This post puts you at risk for CBI (creative brain implosion).

Kristen McCormick
March 1, 2022 | Instagram

16 Awesome Facebook Ad Examples (& Why They Work)

Get ideas for copy and creative with these examples, from the competitive to the cute and everything in between.

Kristen McCormick
February 28, 2022 | Social Media

TikTok vs. Reels Ads: Which Performs Better? An Experiment Reveals!

One ad. Two platforms. Three weeks. One winner. Dum dum dummm.....

Guest Author
February 16, 2022 | Instagram

23 Smart Ways to Get More Instagram Followers in 2022

Your Instagram following shouldn't be a meaningless moshpit, but a curated community.

Kristen McCormick
February 15, 2022 | Instagram

The Best Time to Post on TikTok & How It (Surprisingly) Compares to Instagram

Find the worst and best times to post for every day of the week.

Kristen McCormick
February 9, 2022 | Social Media

13 Facebook Ad Copy Examples to Inspire You

If this doesn't get you on the A/B testing train, then you're in the wrong industry.

Kristen McCormick
February 7, 2022 | Copywriting

How to Repost on Instagram (All 7 Ways!)

Not one, not two, but seven different ways to repost on Instagram—for photos, videos, Stories, and Reels.

Targeting Competitor Keywords: My Favorite 3 Lower-Cost Alternatives

Targeting competitor names with Google Ads can get expensive. These three tricks are totally worth the test.

Joe Martinez
January 26, 2022 | Social Media

The 6 Biggest, Baddest, Most Popular Social Media Platforms of 2022 (+How to Wield Their Power)

This is not your average round-up. Learn about LinkedIn's lighter side, office supplies on Instagram, local SEO on Facebook, and more.

Kristen McCormick
January 11, 2022 | Social Media

3 Lesser-Used Facebook Ad Strategies That Can Give You a Competitive Edge

With privacy restrictions making website behavior retargeting dicey, these on-platform engagement strategies are a must-try.

Michelle Morgan
January 6, 2022 | Social Media

41 Fun, Free & Ready-to-Publish Christmas Social Media Posts (+Canva Templates!)

If this isn't the easy button for holiday social media posting, then we don't know what world you're living in.

Kristen McCormick
December 10, 2021 | Social Media

The Best Time to Post on Instagram in 2022 [For Every Scenario]

Find out the best time to post on Instagram from the latest data—by day, industry, time zone, and post type—plus tips!

Kristen McCormick
December 1, 2021 | Social Media

Facebook Ad Not Approved? What to Do +10 Ways to Dodge It

This is your guide to smooth sailing through the rocky waters of Facebook ad approval.

Amy Bishop
November 16, 2021 | Social Media

6 Facebook Ad Strategies Working for Us Right Now (Post iOS Update)

Are the glory days of Facebook advertising over? No! These six strategies dramatically improve Facebook ad performance in a post-iOS14 world.

Gavin Bell
November 11, 2021 | Social Media

The 8 Best (Free!) Facebook Ads Courses for Every Learning Level

Use this list of eight free Facebook ads training courses, and tutorials—from beginner to advanced—to find the best Facebook ads course for you.

Kristen McCormick
November 3, 2021 | Social Media

The Top 10 New Instagram Features (& How to Use Them!)

Make sure you didn't miss any of the top new Instagram features and updates of 2021, including Remix Reels, better insights, Stories caption stickeres, black-owned business labels, algo intel, and more!

Lindsay Paramore
October 27, 2021 | Social Media

7 Ways to Combat Rising Facebook CPMs Due to iOS 14

Find why Facebook CPMs are rising post iOS 14 plus six tips on how to reduce your Facebook ad CPM and lower costs elsewhere.

Brett McHale
October 11, 2021 | Social Media

7 Reasons to Start Using Facebook Conversions API (NOW) + How To Do It

Find out what the Facebook Conversions API is, how it works with the Facebook Pixel for conversion tracking, and why it's essential in the face of iOS 14 and the deprecation of third-party cookies.

Kristen McCormick
October 6, 2021 | Social Media

9 Free Social Media Marketing Courses That Won’t Put You to Sleep

Eight *engaging* and free social media marketing courses related to SEO, content, strategy, monitoring, ads, influencers, and inclusivity—in two hours or less.

Kristen McCormick
September 14, 2021 | Social Media

Facebook Ad Targeting in 2022: The Complete Guide + 10 Tips

Find out which Facebook targeting options are impacted by privacy changes and how to adjust your strategy to continue getting the most out of the platform.

Michelle Morgan
September 13, 2021 | Social Media

157 Authentic Fall Hashtags to Harvest More Customers (+Tips!)

Use this list of authentic fall hashtags to build your brand and following. Includes September, October, and November hashtags; Labor Day, back to school, and Halloween hashtags, and fall hashtag tips.

Kristen McCormick
August 23, 2021 | Social Media