All Posts by Sam Peagler

About the Author

Sam Peagler is a writer, photographer, and student in Austin, TX. He enjoys reading, and is planning on making a career in technical writing. He studied photography and photo editing for two years at Austin Community College.

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Jan 28

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Marketing for Small Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Sam Peagler

<< Click on the infographic to download your own full-size pdf version. “I feel like I need a Twitter-to-English dictionary!” — M. Roe, intern Does that sound familiar? Think Twitter isn’t for you because you’re not Donald Trump or Justin Bieber? Think again! Twitter is Maria Peagler’s (SMOC’s founder) favorite network for connecting with industry […]

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Oct 23

Vacation Rental Social Media Marketing Case Study

By Sam Peagler

In September of 2018, I took over the social media marketing for Cabins of Birch Hollow, a 300-acre resort property in Stanton, Kentucky offering 10 deluxe rustic-style cabin rentals. The co-owner, Kay Harris, built a thriving vacation rental business, but wanted someone else to manage the social media marketing. It was my first time running […]

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Jan 30

Ultimate Guide to Using Canva to Make Social Media Graphics

By Sam Peagler is the most popular online graphic design tool — with good reason: it’s free, and incredibly simple to make great designs without being a photographer or graphic designer. It does have a learning curve however: it’s user interface is unlike anything else you’ve likely ever used before. So in this ultimate guide, I’ll show you how […]

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Sep 26

Ultimate Guide to Using PicMonkey to Create Social Media Images

By Sam Peagler

Editor’s note: Sam Peagler is our new Content Developer at He’s a student at Austin Community College studying Photography and Technical Communication.How often do you need images for your small business marketing? Daily for social media? Weekly for your email newsletter? Monthly for events? The good news is you don’t have to use an overly-complex tool like Photoshop […]

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