There is always so much buzz about Instagram. How to grow it, how to get engagement, followers, and how to succeed on Instagram. It seems now everyone is coming up with their own version of a course or tips on how to succeed and as someone who has worked in social media and marketing for forever, a lot of their advice makes me shudder. I think a lot of what we hear about social … [Read more...] about Why Everything You Hear About Growing Your Instagram is Wrong
I remember when I first started using Instagram. It seems like forever ago now. The whole hashtag thing was a bit mysterious to me. I worked in marketing and social media, so I understood that a hashtag could lead people directly to others using the same hashtag. But I didn't quite get how hashtagging would work for me. Oh sure, I used a hashtag here and there. But they were never really … [Read more...] about My Favorite Hashtags to Gain Likes and Organically Grow Your Instagram
Live video is quickly becoming the best way to interact and engage. If you want to have a thriving audience online, you need to include streaming video. A few years ago Snapchat released it’s live chat and video to the world. Like every other trend, teens picked it up first and used it as a way to send sometimes inappropriate pictures and videos that would be safely deleted in 24 hours. Then, we … [Read more...] about Snapchat vs Instagram Stories, Which Should You Use?
We can all use some tips when it comes to growing our social media. Especially with the constant changes, I'm looking at you Instagram Stories, it's a good idea to stay on top of the trends. I've put together a list of some of my favorite social media tips, all in one place. 1. Instant Instagram Ideas Consistency is key on Instagram. But figuring out what to post can be daunting. Here are 14 … [Read more...] about 8 Top Tips for Growing Your Social Media
Right now hundreds of thousands of people are watching Snapchat. Just today alone 6 BILLION videos will be watched. So yeah, if you haven't jumped on the Snapchat bandwagon yet, it's time to join. The days of it being a teenage sext-ing only app are over. It's proven to be a highly ingenious and unfiltered way to get to know people and express yourself. I like to be extra weird on Snapchat. In … [Read more...] about 11 Ideas for What to Post to Snapchat
There is A LOT of talk about how to make Instagram work for you. I don't know about you, but it seems like everyone and their mom has an Instagram trick or tip. But one thing you can't ignore: hashtags work. Why? Because hashtags are the best organic way to connect you with other users. Period. I like the fact that Instagram has kept many of it's native design and following elements. It's not … [Read more...] about How to Create A Hashtag That Makes an Impact