The Beginner’s Guide to Peach

January 21, 2016

Have you heard the buzz about the new app Peach?

Are you curious what it’s about, but don’t know where to begin?

New apps can be intimidating, especially if you don’t know where to start. Being compared to Twitter, Snapchat, and Slack, the Peach app is not one to miss.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, I am joined by Saba Sedighi, founder of iStream Social, on the beginner’s guide to Peach.

Let’s do this!

About the show:

The Social Media Social Hour is a podcast for marketers and entrepreneurs looking to get on the social media fast track. The podcast is an interview format, where each week I get up close and personal with top brands and influencers to talk social media, tech and online marketing. Each week I also share tools that I personally use to help me with social media management, sales, marketing, accounts management, and productivity. The Social Media Social Hour is presented by Scoreboard Social.

In this episode, here is what you’ll discover:

About Saba Sedighi:

Saba Sedighi is the Founder of iStream Social and a Live Video Content Creator. As the Lead Marketing Strategist, she focuses on helping her clients establish, grow and manage their social presence while continuing to stay on the cutting edge of the social media world. While utilizing her deep knowledge of Live Streaming space, she helps brands cut through the noise and bring their content to life.

She practices what she preaches, currently co-hosting three weekly shows on that attract over 1200+ live viewers.

Mentionable Quotes:

  • “Peach is a social networking application that has stripped out the clutter that we don’t like on other platforms.”
  • “A lot of people are labeling it as a Twitter, meets Slack, meets Snapchat.”
  • “Make sure you use a username that is consistent with your other social networks.”
  • “The most recent updates will be at the top of the feed, (similarly to Snapchat’s interface).”
  • “Your feed will show your 50 most recent posts.”
  • “Your posts will live on forever, (like Twitter).”
  • “The options for engagement are like, comment, wave, cake, 100, boop, quarantine, blow a kiss, put a ring on, and hiss. The three main engagements are like, comment, and wave.”
  • “If you hold down the home button, you can open a secret settings menu.”
  • “The two “gray smiley faces button” will show you “friends of friends”. It will help you see who your friends are friends with and allow you to add them.”
  • “If the chat-box with the heart is colored in pink, that means you have new notifications.”
  • “You can change your profile visibility to be “friends of friends” or “only friends”.”
  • “(Peach) allows more original ways to create content including loops, gifs, doodles, and grids.”
  • “If you type “help” in the “write something” bar, it will take you to a help menu that will explain all of the magic words to you.”
  • “When you post links to Peach, shorten them. You can link people out of the app.”
  • “Post whatever you feel is interesting and engaging.”
  • “Brands that have products in the consumer space will have more success with the app.”
  • “There is no follower count or profile description. This takes the focus away from the person’s klout and forces the user to be content centric.”
  • “Peach was created by the founder of Vine.”

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