How I Grew My Instagram Following to Over 10k
Are you looking to build an audience on Instagram, but the upkeep feels draining? You see so many of your competitors having a beautiful feed of images with amazing content to boot! And you start to think – WHY DOESN’T MY INSTAGRAM LOOK AMAZING!? Lucky for you, I’ve done the heavy lifting for you! I’m going to show you how to cultivate your following on Instagram and take the stress out of running on the social media treadmill. Stick around, and I promise you’ll leave today with tools you can use to revamp your Instagram feed right away! Overview Today…Read More
How to Create and Schedule a Year’s Worth of Instagram Stories in One Morning
How often do you check out the Instagram Stories that show up at the top of your account? As a digital marketing expert, I think that Instagram Stories are a brilliant addition to Instagram (and the other platforms like Twitter that are introducing similar features). Instagram Stories are a limited-time form of social media: short-form videos only available for 24 hours. While this might seem like a downside, it’s actually a big plus! People rush to watch the Stories while available, boosting the number of eyes on your posts! As videos tend to have a well, video component to them,…Read More
10 Things to NEVER Do On Instagram and How To Fix Them
Wait! Stop! Don’t post that photo of your dog on your Instagram! Ok, maybe I was overreacting slightly (it’s not like the internet can’t use a few dogs). But you should know that countless small business owners are making simple mistakes when using Instagram to promote themselves and their business. Instagram is my current favorite of all the social media networks. It actually reminds me a lot of Facebook before Facebook became “FACEBOOK!” It’s a place where you can simply enjoy your friend and followers’ content. No spammy games, random news stories, and other kinds of unwanted content. Instead, you…Read More
10 Easy Ways to Write Instagram Captions that Win Customers
How much time are you focusing on Instagram for your business? Small businesses are always looking to make the most of their marketing dollars. Generally, their budgets aren’t huge, so they need to make the biggest impact possible for the lowest investment. That’s why you should be on Instagram! It’s one of the most effective, budget-friendly, and hottest platforms right now! Instagram will reach 112.5 million U.S. users this year! That’s a 5.4% increase over 2019! It’s the fastest-growing social media platform, with 37% of American adults using it. And the gender mix is pretty fantastic, with 52% of women…Read More
Watch Out Facebook! New Social Media Kids on the Block!
Do you remember MySpace? How about Friendster? Or a more recent example, Google Plus? These were some major players in the social media scene but today? They’re gone, replaced with newer, better social networks. It’s incredible how even giants can be worn down by time and innovation. Perhaps even… Facebook? Facebook is still the king of social media and should be a key component of every small business’s social media strategy, but it isn’t the only one out there. Other social media networks are popping up every year, looking to dethrone the king. As a marketer, I need to be…Read More
Why My Dogs Get 1,000+ likes on Social Media!
Do me a favor. Go onto your Instagram or Facebook account and see how long it takes you to find a picture of a cat or dog. Don’t worry; I’ll wait. My guess is that it happened WAY faster than you expected. Pets have taken over the social media world. We might be torn apart by world events, pop culture, and trolling on social media, but there is one thing that brings us all together: Cute pictures of animals. So, the big question is, how can you harness the awesome power of pets to put a spotlight on your small…Read More
Is Your Small Business on Instagram? If Not, It’s Time!
Do you have an Instagram account set up for your business? If not, you’re missing an incredibly valuable opportunity to connect with potential clients and customers in a way that is unique from every other social media channel. Instagram is currently the most used social media network out there today, with over 800 million monthly users. Even better, these are highly engaged users! They are actively looking for content, services, and products, all of which you and your small business could provide them with. So the 800 million dollar question is… Why aren’t you on Instagram yet? [Tweet “Is your…Read More