Each week Annie Schiffmann hops on Instagram Live to find out what you learned this week and share what she learned. It’s called What I Learned This Week. You can play along by using #WLTW and sharing what YOU learned!
Polls and Sliders Build Community
We're always looking for more ways here at Downstage to build community with our clients' audiences. Polls in Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter, as well as the slider sticker in Stories is a great way to get your audience to interact with you. it's easier than writing a comment, but you can get lots of feedback.
What if Your Tweets Were a Book?
Lin-Manuel Miranda's tweets are being turned into a book coming out in a few weeks. What kind of tweets would you put out if you knew they were going to be published? How much more thoughtful or artful would you be? Here's an example of one
Gmorning.— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) July 20, 2018
How long are you going to keep carrying that one conversation in your heart?
The one where you said or did the exact wrong thing?
It’s DONE. Nothing left but to learn.
Drag it to the trash file.
Click ‘empty trash’
Yes, you’re sure.
Free up that heart of yours
Adapter is a Great App for Converting Videos
Learned about a great new app to convert videos. It's free and it's called Adapter. Super helpful. More info here.
This week, web designer Bernice Loman shares how to make your site more secure. And Annie improvises one of her takeaways an actually remembers the other 2/3 of the way through the show.
This week, money coach for artists Christy Strauch talks power and money PLUS how much is too much email?
This week: The two things to think about before getting in front of a paying audience.
This week: a four step plan to getting more subscribers into your theater’s database. Plus, arts marketing consultant Mark Boudreau on a secret your brand MUST know to get Google money.
This week: the pros and cons of an Instagram Live show.
This week: getting your audience’s attention by knowing how to post on each platform and understanding their are social media breakout stars as well.
This week: how finding a specific niche and homing in on it helped actor Pat Swearingen’s show sell out in NYC.
This week: a use case for IG’s Close Friends function and making sure your audience does what you want them to on your Facebook Messenger bot.
This week: Robert Z. Grant of Broadway’s Next Hit Musical on stretching his knowledge of IG (which is saying something - the guy is already 6’7”) and using one platform to get people to check out another.
This week: using music in your Instagram Stories and Actor Trade’s Dylan Mooney on placing small social media ads.