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.”

Eight Tools to Grow on Instagram During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Webbiquity SMM

Are you using efficient Instagram tools to boost your sales? Here’s why you need various tools to support your Instagram marketing efforts, along with guidance to help you determine which tools are likely to work best for you. Why Instagram? Guest post by Tom Siani.

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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.

10 Top Instagram Marketing Tools to Grow Your Business

agora pulse

Want to get the most out of your Instagram marketing? With more than one billion active users, a highly visual platform, and a user base that skews heavily toward the under-35 age bracket, Instagram is an essential tool for marketers in almost any industry. Instagram Marketing

Instagram Checkout: Everything You Need to Know

Later

Instagram Checkout was first released in 2019 to just a handful of mega-brands in the US and after a year of beta testing, we could soon start to see it in our feeds worldwide! To help you prepare, we’re taking a deeper dive into the benefits of Instagram Checkout.

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. .

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. It reminds us just how important community is to us both personally and professionally. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

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.

How to Make Money on Instagram

Later

But the good news is there are still plenty of ways to make money on Instagram. Whether you’re a brand or content creator, there are plenty of ways to make money on Instagram. If you’re a regular on Instagram, you’ve probably seen sponsored posts popping up in your feed.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Fundraise for Nonprofits & Charities with Instagram Live Donations

Later

Launching today, Instagram Live Donations will make fundraising for charities and nonprofits a cinch! Now when you host an Instagram Live, you can choose from hundreds of nonprofits to host a fundraiser for, with 100% of the proceeds going to the charity.

How This Small Business Owner Uses Instagram To Keep Her Fitness Community Thriving

Forbes Social Media

I spoke with Burn CEO and Founder, Lisa Corsello, in between her homeschooling her two young children, teaching online classes, posting to her Instagram Stories, and genuinely keeping her business afloat on how small business owners can leverage digital communities during this time

Facebook Launches Messenger Rooms for Community-driven Group Calls

Later

Facebook is launching a brand new way to connect with your community — Messenger Rooms! . There’s even the option to invite your Instagram followers and contacts on WhatsApp — a sure-fire way to bring your community together! .

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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!

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.

10 Instagram Grid Examples to Creatively Level-up Your Feed

Later

Perfecting your Instagram grid can feel like a challenge, but it’s one strategy that can really pay off! While you have to consider your business goals and content style to get it right, a planned out grid and Instagram aesthetic is a guaranteed way to get more followers.

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 Tips for Becoming a Successful Instagram Influencer

Later

Becoming a successful Instagram influencer isn’t easy and it’s no secret that Instagram is a very different platform in 2020 than it was just a few years ago. Instagram Influencers: How to Succeed in 2020. View this post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram.

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.

8 Tips for Becoming a Successful Instagram Influencer

Later

Becoming a successful Instagram influencer isn’t easy and it’s no secret that Instagram is a very different platform in 2020 than it was just a few years ago. Become an Instagram Influencer & Succeed in 2020. 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.

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.

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 .

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

How to Get Started with Affiliate Marketing on Instagram

Later

Thinking about jumping into affiliate marketing on Instagram? With over 1 billion active users on Instagram, partnering with influencer affiliates could help you reach a huge and highly profitable audience. How to Set Up an Affiliate Marketing Program on Instagram.

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.

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

SocMed Sean

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?

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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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.

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. .