ContentStudio Automation Walkthrough

Content Studio is an all-in-one application that will assist you in managing your social media and blog content. It also have an automation feature that can make your social media adventure so much easier to manage.

Here’s my ContentStudio Automation Walkthrough for those who want to know what ContentStudio offers.

Automation Walkthrough

Click Automation

You will brought to the Automation Recipes. Here you can automate processes like:

  •  Article links to Social Media – curate articles for your social media accounts
  •  Videos to Social Media – curate videos for your social media accounts
  •  Articles to Blog –  curate articles for your blogs
  •  Videos to Blog – curate videos for your blogs
  •  Bulk Uploader – bulk uploader for your social media posts

Creating a New Campaign

In this walkthrough we will be creating a new campaign to curate article links to your social media accounts.

 Click the New Campaign link.

Step 1: Set a Campaign Name

Set a campaign name that is easily recognizable so you can refer to it easier for later use.

 Step 2: Select your Social Media Profile

You will select for which Social Media Profile(s) you’d like this automation campaign be sent to.

Social media profiles should be connected in advance before you set up this automation process.

 Step 3: Use your Keywords

To create relevant automated posts, choose keyword(s) that are closely related to your topic. Once you entered the keyword, you will see keywords suggestions on the right. You may use these suggestion to help you with your relevant content.

Choose Language

You can choose in which language the article will be generated.

 Choose Post Age

Post age is how recent the article is from when it was first published.

Social Engagement

You can further refine your curated content by the number of social engagement it has. Example, if you want your curated articles to have no less than 50 Facebook Share, you will indicate Facebook>50.

Step 4: Scheduling

You can set it to schedule in 3 ways: Recurring, Custom, and Queue.

For Recurring the minimun time is every 3 hours and can be changed.

 

You can likewise change the duration if by hours, days, or weeks.

 

 

You can set the schedule type to:

Run the campaign continuously (until you delete the campaign) or set a start and end date.

Step 5: Review the content

Option to reveiw the curated articles before posting it to your social media can be set here.

View Existing Campaigns

This is the mini dashboard of all your live campaigns. You can edit, delete, and access the planner via this dashboard.

Showing the Automated Campaign

On the Planner section, below the list of the attached social media accounts, there is a section for the Automation campaigns.

Select the automation campaign you’d like to see.

That’s It

There you have it!

You curated posts are ready to be posted on schedule.

You will see on this calendar the pending curated articles that are going to be posted. You can delete any articles not yet posted (so they won’t be). In case you want to delete an already posted article, you need to access the account and manually remove the post.

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Peek Inside PromoRepublic

PromoRepublic makes it easier for small business, influencers, and freelancers to keep their social media profiles updated with entertaining and helpful content.

PromoRepublic Walk-Through

Let me show you what is inside PromoRepublic and let you see the potential of what this app can offer your business.

I have been using PromoRepublic for my own use and my clients. It saves a lot of time and makes brainstorming a lot easier with their post ideas.

You can use PromoRepublic for your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts.

Let’s dive right in.

Post Ideas Dashboard

Immediately after you sign-in, you will see the Post Idea(s) for the day.  You will also see post ideas for the month, including posts ideas for holidays for the season or for the month.

Recommended For You

Here you can see multiple recommended topics you can use for your business. These topics are:

  1. Retail
  2. Food and Restaurant
  3. Health and Beauty
  4. Education/Personal Development
  5. Travel
  6. Automotive
  7. Business
  8. Technology
  9. Real Estate
  10. Leisure
  11. Pet Products
  12. Sport and Fitness
  13. Home and Interior
  14. Art
  15. Media
  16. Medical
  17. Religion
  18. Products for Children

Articles for Curation

Here are articles that you can use to post on your social media profiles. These are curated by PromoRepublic staff to take care of your curation needs. The following topics are covered:

  1. Business
  2. Food
  3. Health
  4. Travel
  5. Sports
  6. Home

LinkedIn Ideas

Here are LinkedIn image ideas that your can use for LinkedIn.

Quotes

Quotes are significant content fillers. Engaging and interesting quotes are often shared in social media and having these can increase social media engagement and increase brand visibility.

Twitter Ideas

Here are Twitter post ideas that are created optimally for Twitter. Short and sweet messages that are just right for Twitter users.

Instagram Ideas

There are suggested hashtags that you can use as well as images that corresponds with the hastags. Size of images are made specially for Instagram posts.

More Ideas

There are a lot of post ideas that can be explored inside PromoRepublic. These are:

  1. Did You Know?
  2. Facebook Ads
  3. Contests
  4. Motivation
  5. Fun
  6. Facebook Covers
  7. Styles
  8. Polls
  9. Charity
  10. Promotions
  11. Tips
  12. Greetings
  13. Mini contests

Did You Know?

You can get idea on how to style you own Did You Know posts or you can use the templates for your own posts. You can put branding on it, as well.

Motivation Ideas

Short and onpoint messages that are easily digestable and understood.

Fun Ideas

Funny posts and fun posts that attracts engagement are good to have on your social media posts.

Facebook Covers

Change you Facebook Covers regularly. Everytime you post a change you followers will be updated on the changes. The more attractive the cover, the better the engagement.

Styles

This portion is a mixture of different styles you can incorporate on your post. Take a template and customize this for you use.

Polls

Polls are engagement trigger kind of posts. The more exciting your polls are, the more engagement you can potentially get from your visitors and followers.

Charity

From time to time, small business owners and individuals take time off and spend this time to help our less fortunate neighboors. These Charity post ideas can serve as your guide or template to ask for help from your followers and visitors to join you cause.

Promotion Ideas

One of the reasons why we put up our Facebook Pages and other social media profiles is to promote our products and services. A more engaging method to do this is via visual representation. This portion of PromoRepublic can give you ideas to use on your next promotion.

Tips

Who wouldn’t like to get some tips to improve their day to day lives? Everyone loves a good lifehack. Here are some ready-to-use template you can utilize for your tip posts.

Greetings

As we want to develop a more personalized approach, we can greet our followers periodically via greeting posts.

Mini-contests

Everybody wants to win something. Even the most non-competitive person will be happy to win at something, especially if they are having fun while trying to win. These idea templates for mini-contests are way to go to entertaining them.

Editor

 

Templates Editor

Here is where you can edit the template and customize it with your own brand. You can also change the texts and images using the editor.

Editing these templates are so intuitive, but you can always asks PromoRepublic‘s support for any questions you may have.

Changing Template Size

You can change the template size by selecting from the dropdown menu.

Download the template

Once you are happy with the template. you have an option to download the image by clicking the download button.

Use Template to Post

If you want to post the image now or schedule the post, just click the Use button to bring you to the posting section.

Publishing

After you click “Use”, it would bring your to the publishing section where you can add text to the image, add hashtags, select the social media account where the post will be published.

You can also select if you want the post to be published right away (now), schedule it, or add to queue.

Calendar

After you select your Publshing option, you can go to the calendar to see your pending posts and other suggested posts for the week.

That’s it.

This user walkthough on PromoRepublic hopefully opens your mind to the potential of PromoRepublic, and this is just scratching the surface.

If you have any questions on how to use PromoRepublic for your social media needs, let me know and I’ll try to answer this as much as I can.

See you on my next post!

How to Use EpicBeat to Curate Content

This guide will help you on how to use EpicBeat for Content Curation and have an overview of the other features of EpicBeat to help you with content creation.

Go to EpicBeat

Go to the EpicBeat homepage, https://epicenter.epictions.com/epicbeat/explore/.

Login to your EpicBeat Account

Click the login button on the right top portion of the page and click Login.

 

Select the login method you’d like to use. I prefer to use my registered email to login.

Enter your access credentials

If you used Email as the login method, enter the email address and password assosciated with your EpicBeat account. Click Login.

Begin your content research

Enter the keyword or keyword topic on the search bar and click the big red arrow to begin the search.

 

In this example, I have used “gardening tips” as my keyword.

Results Page

After you click the red arrow button, EpicBeat will show your the content list. Default published date is the past 1 month.

 

To change the the date range, click the small arrow on the right of “Past 1 month”

Select your Content Date Range

You will have an option to select how far you’d like to content results will take you, as far as the Past 1 year.

 

In this example, I selected 1 year.

Number of Results and other Data

You will see on the top most of the results the summary of the content data.

 

In the example, we can see that for the selected time rage (1 year) we have 2,200 results for the keyword “gardening tips”.

 

Other data show us that with the 2,200 results, it has 230.1 average shares per post, 0.7 average comments per post, and 1.9 average applause per post.

Checking the Content Results

To check the content on the list, you just click on the content title and it’ll open up the page for that article.

Content Page

Here, you can check the article if this article will be helpful for your content research.

Sharing the Content Result

If you found an article and you think this is worth sharing to your social media, save the article to Buffer or Pocket or just copy the link and share it elsewhere.

 

Click the Share Content button.

Sharing Content

You can now select where you will share the content by clicking on  it.

Add article to your website

To add the article to you website, click the flag button to add the article to your curation list.

Publishing the curated content

After you added the article to your curation list, click Publish to publish to your blog.

Select where you want to Publish

From the list of blogs that are connected to your EpicBeat account, select the blog you’d like the article to be published.

Exporting the Content Result

If you want to Export the article, click the Export button.

 

Exporting is different from Publishing in a way that Publishing is more automatic that Export. When you click Publish, EpicBeat would auto connect with your blog and add the article. While for Export, you would to copy and paste the code to your WordPress posts.

Copy the Export Code

After you clicked Export, a popup will appear to give you the code to use to paste on your WordPress post.

 

Copy this and click OK.

Content Insights

To know more about Content Insights, click the Content Insights tab above the results.

Content Insights Overview

In the Content Insights Overview, you will see the top engagement by top social channels.

 

You will also see that average engagement data for all the content results.

Top Formats and Content Types

Here you will see the top popular formats where engagements are made and the number of content item formats.

Top Formats and Content Types

You can also see the most popular content types by average engagement per content and how many are in these content format.

Top Domains

We can see here the top domain and the number of engagement these domain have for our particular keyword.

Text Analysis

We can see here the text analysis: Word counts, Popular sentiments, and Popular reading levels – on how they are peforming on engagement and how many these articles are.

Text Analysis

Average engagement per article and how they perform in different social media – Facebook, Google , LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Top Authors

If in the future, you like to know who to reach out when making your content on a similar topic, it would helpful to know who are the top authors for tht keyword.

 

The list pf top authors are based on the number of engagement of the articles they’ve written.

Popular Days to Publish

If you are wondering what days to publish and what content format perform better in what days, here are data that will help you plan you content.

Community

Twitter Insights on what type of tweets are more widely used, you can also check if which Twitter content detail is more used (with or without links, with rich-media or without rich-media).

 

You will also have an insight on how big the network Twitter users are using Twitter for that keyword.

 

You can also see the users are retweeters, original posters, responders, promoters, and curators.

 

Add to that, you can also see you are you potential reciprocal followers. Users that follow you back when you follow them.

Multi-channel Influencers

You will have visibility who are the most active influencers that talks about your keyword.

 

You can use this information to connect with them and engage.