4 Community Management Hacks for Instagram

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Anyone familiar with the role of a community manager knows that your day can go from calm to busy in a blink of an eye. The four Instagram updates below not only help streamline a community manager’s day but can also help build a better relationship between your brand and your followers.

Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. Content featured on this account will be 100 per cent community-trends driven and is supposed to be as a real-time indicator of what’s new and cool. Instagram Social Media @shop ecommerce

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The Secret to Instagram Success: Square’s Community Curation Strategy

Buffer Social

This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series. The series provides you with actionable insights and lessons on how businesses are using Instagram. Next up, Nick Dimichino shares exactly how Square’s been able to grow an engaged following on Instagram. .

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

Today, let’s examine four recently emerging social media communities. Among the many other insights in the Facebook IQ study, it was found that “51% of male respondents said Facebook helps them organize their lives, and 47% said the same for Instagram.”

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. View this post on Instagram.

The Secret to Instagram Success: Square’s Community Curation Strategy

Buffer Social

This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series. The series provides you with actionable insights and lessons on how businesses are using Instagram. Next up, Nick Dimichino shares exactly how Square’s been able to grow an engaged following on Instagram. .

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? Do they know something about Instagram marketing that you don’t? But first, if you’re new to Instagram, this deck might be helpful: The Ultimate Guide To Instagram Marketing from Ross Simmonds.

New! Schedule a First Comment on Instagram with Later

Later

Want to reap the benefits of Instagram hashtags without crowding your caption? The ability to schedule your first comment on Instagram has been one of our most requested features from the Later community, so we’re thrilled to officially launch it today!

5 Reasons to Start Scheduling Instagram Stories

Later

Scheduling Instagram Stories is a sure-fire way to boost your engagement and grow your following. . From freeing up time in your workday to driving traffic to your website and increasing productivity, scheduling Instagram Stories is one time-saving hack worth trying!

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. Build community to create a movement.

4 Brand Opportunities for Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Instagram Stories is only a few weeks old but brands have already leaped at this new opportunity to engage with their fans. Instagram Stories offers brands even more opportunity to create behind-the-scenes content that really shows off their culture.

Nike Celebrates Instagram Milestones by Thanking Its Community

Convince & Convert

It all started with a hashtag – two years ago, the ceremonial first fan photo with a #Nike tag on Instagram. Fast forward to the present, and Nike has amassed more than one million followers and more than six million photos with the tag #Nike on Instagram.

Top 7 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2020

Later

Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends of 2020 will be? It’s a new decade, and Instagram is no longer just a social platform, but also an economic engine for small and big brands alike. View this post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram.

How to Choose the Perfect Instagram Username

Later

Finding perfect Instagram usernames (that are still available) can be tough! . And as more people use Instagram to search for brands and products than ever before, it’s essential that your account is easy to find — and one to remember. Why Instagram Usernames Are So Important .

The Best Brands Utilizing Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Ever since its launch in August , Instagram Stories (a platform so similar to Snapchat it’s sometimes difficult to tell the two apart) has been emerging as a force in marketing, engaging the platform’s 500 million monthly users and inspiring them to share stories.

Instagram Rolls Out Scannable Nametags to All Users, Adds 'School Communities'

Social Media Today

Instagram is rolling out its nametag codes for profiles, while also adding new student-focused connection tools

8 Reasons to Schedule Instagram Posts + Stories in 2020

Later

We’re kicking of 2020 with our top reasons why you should schedule Instagram posts and stories to grow your business! . And thanks to Later ’s easy to use scheduling tools, you can schedule a whole week’s worth of Instagram content in minutes! View this post on Instagram.

How to Get Verified on Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Getting verified on Instagram and across social media is one of the ultimate signs that your channel has ‘made it’. Requirements for Instagram Verification. Instagram said they are opening the ability for global public figures, celebrities, brands and entities to apply for verification.

How to Schedule 1 Week of Instagram Posts in 20 Minutes

Later

Can you schedule Instagram posts? Stay tuned to discover how to super-charge your Instagram efficiency so that you can schedule a whole week’s worth of Instagram posts in just 20 minutes! How to Schedule Instagram Posts and Increase Your Productivity.

Real or Fake: 5 Instagram Rumors Explained

Later

When it comes to the Instagram algorithm, everyone seems to have a theory about how it works. Lately, there’s been a steady increase in Instagram rumors spreading around the platform, with brands and influencers posting both warnings and pleas for engagement.

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

It’s 2019 and learning how to schedule Instagram posts for free is still one of the best ways to save time, increase your productivity, and stay connected with your Instagram followers. Save Time Uploading Instagram Posts from Your Desktop. How to Schedule Instagram Posts.

How to Use Instagram Branded Content Tools for Your Business

Later

Instagram branded content tools may seem like a feature only mega-brands use, but trust us, it can be a real asset to your strategy, regardless of your following! . Ready to find out how to set up Instagram branded content tools for your business? View this post on Instagram.

Instagram’s New Following Categories Let You Personalize the Algorithm

Later

Thanks to the new Instagram following categories feature, we’re one step closer to being able to personalize the algorithm! with Instagram Following Categories: . This week, Instagram released a new feature under your ‘Following’ tab.

Where is the Instagram Aesthetic Headed in 2020?

Later

Instagram aesthetic trends are constantly evolving — but what does 2020 hold for your feed? . From the “no-edit edit” to homemade memes and the obsession with carousel posts, your Instagram feed is about to become more creative than ever. . View this post on Instagram.

Nike’s Secret to Success on Instagram: Building an Engaged Community

Buffer Social

This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series. The series provides you with actionable insights and lessons on how businesses are using Instagram. Next up, Wes Warfield from Nike shares how it handles engagement on Instagram. . View this post on Instagram.

Here’s Why Brands Are Taking Over Your Instagram Comments

Later

Have you spotted Instagram comments from huge brands or celebrities popping up in your feed as you scroll through the latest posts? . It used to be that brands wanted to receive Instagram comments from followers to grow their account. Instagram comments are going through a big change.

How to Get Verified on Instagram

Later

If you’ve ever wondered how to get verified on Instagram, you’ve come to the right place! There’s always been a great deal of mystery surrounding Instagram’s verification process… Does the number of followers you have matter?

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What is the Best Instagram Caption Length in 2020?

Later

This year Instagram captions are taking center stage on the platform. . are sharing their behind-the-scenes and company values in lengthy Instagram captions. . But just how much are Instagram captions growing? Why Instagram Captions Matter . View this post on Instagram.

The Best Instagram Stories Filters are Hidden Right in the App

Later

Did you know that there are thousands of awesome Instagram Stories filters hidden right inside the app? . Thanks to Instagram AR creators , there’s now tons of new filters and effects that can give your Instagram Stories photos and videos an upgraded and edited look. .

9 Popular Instagram Trends of 2019 (So Far)

Later

Summer has finally hit, and while most brands are taking a vacay, now’s the time to level-up your Instagram strategy and jump on some of the hottest Instagram trends in 2019! View this post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram.

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The 12 Best Photo Editing Apps for Instagram

Later

There’s no shortage of photo editing apps for Instagram — in fact, there are thousands to choose from. But when it comes to creating eye-catching Instagram posts, how do you filter the good editing apps, from the not-so-good? View this post on Instagram. ?Introducing

[SOLVED] How Do I Share A Tweet To Instagram?

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SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean [SOLVED] How Do I Share A Tweet To Instagram? Along that topic, is there a good way to share a tweet to Instagram? I see quite a few tweets (usually humorous ones) on Instagram, but it looks like they are images. Why Share A Tweet To Instagram?

How to Find the Right Instagram Influencers for Your Brand

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Partnering with social media influencers can help you grow your brand and build a community of engaged fans. But what’s the right way to find Instagram influencers for your business or clients? 3 Ways to Find Instagram Influencers in Your Niche. Instagram influencer marketing

20 Most followed brands on Instagram

Unmetric

Which are the most followed brands on Instagram and how did they get there? Luckily, we have an Instagram analytics tool that tracks, among other things, which brands have the most followers. Instagram has proven to be a great platform for brands to market their products.

Winning Instagram Strategies for Small Business

Later

Using Instagram for small business is a powerful (and affordable) way to grow your company. . With Instagram, you can reach new customers, stay connected to your existing ones, and even make sales right from the app, which makes it the perfect platform for marketing your small business. .

Instagram Stories vs SnapChat in a Nutshell – What You Need to Know

Pam Moore

Instagram recently announced a new feature called Instagram Stories that looks, smells, feels and behaves a LOT like SnapChat! of video and photos into a story that gets compiled and stored right within their Instagram profile. Win win for Facebook and Instagram obviously.

Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of

Ignite Social Media

If you are like the members of the analytics team here at Ignite Social Media, you’ve been anticipating the release of an official Instagram analytics platform ever since Facebook purchased the platform for a nice, round $1 billion. Instagram Insights. Instagram Post Metrics.

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Good Instagram Captions

Later

Writing good Instagram captions can be really hard. Should your Instagram captions be funny? To help you get started and create Instagram captions that are as great as your photos, we’ve put together this guide with all our top tips: Why Are Good Instagram Captions So Important?

How to Legally Repost User-Generated Content on Instagram

Later

Wondering how to legally repost user-generated content on Instagram? If you want to start curating your Instagram feed with user-generated content (UGC), it’s important to understand the rules — so that you can protect your brand and treat your community of creators fairly.

10 Black Friday Marketing Tips for Instagram

Later

With Thanksgiving weekend just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about your Black Friday marketing on Instagram. Ready to level-up your Instagram marketing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Tip #4: Schedule Your Instagram Posts More Frequently Than Usual.

10 Brands Killing it with User-Generated Content on Instagram

Later

Sharing user-generated content (UGC) is one of the most effective ways to build brand love and strengthen your online community on Instagram. Get inspired by these 10 brands taking user-generated content to the next level on Instagram: UGC Brand Inspo #1: Set a Challenge like @over.

12 Myths Holding You Back From Instagram

Later

Could Instagram myths be holding you back from growing your business? From Instagram’s shadowban, to your posts only being shown to 7% of your audience, we’ve heard lots of rumors about how Instagram works. So here’s the truth about 12 BIG Instagram myths — so you can start growing your brand on Instagram with confidence: Instagram Myth #1: Instagram is Shadowbanning Business Profiles. View this post on Instagram.

How to Increase Engagement on Instagram with Later

Later

Wondering how to increase engagement on Instagram? With an ultra-smart algorithm and tons of creative brands competing for people’s attention, growing your Instagram engagement can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. There’s no denying the importance of consistency on Instagram.