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
Move over Instagram and your dumb algorithm, Snapchat is taking the spotlight. Yes, y'all, Snapchat is now mainstream and people are jumping on board with it like they've never seen social media before. (That means Mom could be on Snapchat soon... NO MOM NO.) Don't believe me? Snapchat users are now watching 7 billion video clips a day! So with Snapchat becoming the "it" thing, it's time I laid … [Read more...] about The Unwritten Rules of Snapchat
Snapchat is quickly becoming the favorite tool whether you're a blogger or not. It's an unfiltered way to catch glimpses of real life. You can connect with friends, follow celebrities, and bloggers to get a real life view of their life. I think it's also interesting to see how different life might look like from Instagram to Snapchat. When Snapchat first started it was a way for teenagers to … [Read more...] about How to Promote Your Blog Using Snapchat + Snap Hacks You Need to Try!
I absolutely love twitter. My top 2 favorite social media platforms are, by far, Instagram and Twitter. Why? Because you're able to communicate and interact with people in real time. As soon as I find a blog I like, the first thing I do is go to their twitter account. It's a good place to find out more about them, see what they tweet about, and take a quick peek at their bio. If you're totally … [Read more...] about The Best Time to Post to Twitter
In case you didn't know: I love hashtags. I love the holidays. Combine the two and I'm like a social media savant on eggnog steroids. Or something. I put together a list of the best holiday hashtags to use for bloggers (and non-bloggers alike) on Instagram or Twitter. So, why use hashtags? Well, hashtags are an organic way to help you gain likes, followers, and be discovered on Instagram. It's … [Read more...] about 10 Holiday Hashtags for Instagram
Like the old saying goes: you win some, you lose some. I am the type of person that gets stressed about losing followers. Or at least, I used to be much more than I am now. I have apps for seeing who unfollows or unsubscribes. I used to look at these apps incessantly and try to pinpoint what I was doing that made them want to go away. The I realized I might need to chill a little bit. First, I … [Read more...] about Is It Okay to Lose Followers?