Introducing Instagram Reels: Instagram’s Answer to TikTok?

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Introducing Instagram Reels: a new way to record 15-second clips set to music on Instagram. Almost everyone is comparing Instagram Reels to TikTok! So what is Instagram Reels, and how does it line up against TikTok? Instagram via TechCrunch.

Instagram ads are growing

Sherrilynne Starkie

The Motley Fool is reporting that Instagram ads are now a significant source of revenue for Facebook, generating an estimated 20 per cent of the company’s total in 2019. These are heavily weighted toward Instagram. Here’s why Instagram ads work: Intent.

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The Complete Guide to Instagram Stories for Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

It’s no question that Instagram Stories have become a major component of every brand’s social media marketing strategy. As a social media agency, we strategize, create, monitor, and analyze Instagram Stories for many of our clients. At the core of Instagram Stories’ 1.7

How to Get More From Instagram (Without More Work!)

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Looking for some Instagram for business tips that help you save time, grow your following, and make sales? We’ve got you covered with quick and easy ways to make your Instagram strategy work harder for you and your business — without adding anything to your to-do list!

9 Exciting Instagram Features Coming in 2020

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A flurry of new features is coming to Instagram in 2020, including Facebook Shops, IGTV Ads, Instagram Live shopping, and so much more! Keep reading to learn more about all the new and exciting Instagram features coming in 2020: Table of Contents. Instagram Shop.

Instagram Adds Live Donations Feature for Fundraising via Instagram Live

Social Media Today

Instagram has added a new option which will enable users to conduct fundraisers via Instagram Live

Instagram Co-Watching: Browse Instagram with Friends Over Video Chat

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To help people stay connected, Instagram has launched a new media sharing feature called Co-Watching. . According to Instagram’s announcement , the new feature allows you to browse your Instagram account (feed, liked photos, etc.) What is Co-Watching on Instagram?

Instagram Launches 'House of Instagram' Brand Advice Hub in Australia

Social Media Today

Instagram has launched a new hub of business resources for Australian brands, called 'House of Instagram'

Instagram launches @shop profile

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram launched a new @shop account to curate shoppable posts earlier this week. This is another step Instagram is taking in building its e-commerce capacities. The post Instagram launches @shop profile appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Instagram announced new designs in Explore

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram is introducing new designs in Explore to improve the discovery experience. These changes are a boon to brands looking to build Instagram as a direct sales channel. The post Instagram announced new designs in Explore appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Instagram Monetization: 6 Ways to Earn Money on Instagram

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If you’ve ever thought about monetizing your Instagram account, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s easier than ever in 2020. Wondering how you can benefit from Instagram monetization? Table of Contents: Sell Products With Instagram Shopping. Instagram Shop.

How to Design On-Brand Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Curating an Instagram aesthetic that stops users in their tracks is #goals for any brand, but with the rise of Instagram stories, having a recognizable look and feel that extends beyond your channel is more important than ever. Want your Instagram stories to be on brand, all the time?

[Answered] Your Guide To Effectively Using Instagram Hashtags

SocMed Sean

Answered] Your Guide To Effectively Using Instagram Hashtags. Did you know that effectively using hashtags on Instagram can help you grow your audience, generate more audience engagement, and even drive traffic to your blog? Answered] Your Guide To Effectively Using Instagram Hashtags.

Instagram fact checking comes to Canada

Sherrilynne Starkie

Earlier this year Instagram introduced fact-checking in the US to help identify, review and label false information. The program means that Instagram’s partners are independently assessing information to reduce the distribution of fake news. Instagram Social Media fake news

9 Exciting Instagram Features Coming in 2020

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A flurry of new features is coming to Instagram in 2020, including Facebook Shops, IGTV Ads, Instagram Live shopping, and so much more! Keep reading to learn more about all the new and exciting Instagram features coming in 2020: Table of Contents. Instagram Shop.

Instagram Tests Shopping Tags in Post Captions

Social Media Today

Instagram is testing shopping tags in post captions with some creators

Fast Food Companies on Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Since naturally it needs to decided now, time to go onto Instagram to see who could lure me to their fast food restaurant based upon their feed. Guess I know where I’m going next time I visit our North Carolina office because the photos of their food on Instagram.

How to Use Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your B2B Website

Webbiquity SMM

A lot of B2B marketers make the mistake of thinking their brand has no place on Instagram. What people fail to realize is that Instagram is a rich resource for potential views and sales—that is, if one knows how to read the numbers and play the game. Leverage Instagram for Business.

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Everything You Need to Know About the New Instagram Algorithm

Jenn's Trends

There’s really only one way to say this: THERE IS NO NEW INSTAGRAM ALGORITHM Seriously. In case you weren’t aware of this obviously true statement: Instagram and Facebook are NOT the same thing. Yes, Facebook owns 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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8 Popular Instagram Trends of 2020 (So Far!)

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We’re halfway through the year, which means it’s a great time to look back and what’s worked, what hasn’t worked, and which Instagram trends are driving the best results! So it’s no wonder why businesses are investing in Instagram Shopping!

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Instagram Introduces New Business Profiles

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Instagram is rocking it so this is great news! With a Business Profile and its new features, Instagram can work even better for your business and help you stand out, get insights and find new customers. You can select a target audience or allow Instagram to suggest targeting for you.

Instagram Scheduling Now Available

Ignite Social Media

Many social media managers have been waiting years for this news – native Instagram scheduling is here! Now, you can schedule videos, images, and multi-image posts for Instagram, as well as IGTV. The post Instagram Scheduling Now Available appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

Instagram is Expanding “Shopping” to More Businesses & Creators

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Instagram is expanding its Instagram Shopping features to more types of businesses — including creators! The announcement came alongside a slew of other updates to Instagram Shopping , including the rollout of new “Commerce Eligibility Requirements.”

Instagram Guides Brands Through Global Pandemic

Social Media Today

As marketers adjust to a new way of life, Instagram makes significant efforts to guide brands through the global pandemic

Introducing Instagram Shop: A New Way to Discover Products 

Later

Instagram is about to add a huge new e-commerce destination: Instagram Shop. Instagram Shop is a new way for users to discover and buy products, making it even easier for businesses to make money on Instagram. Ready to learn more about Instagram Shop?

Where to Put Your Instagram Hashtags

Jenn's Trends

The age old debate as long as Instagram has been around: where should you put your Instagram hashtags? The post Where to Put Your Instagram Hashtags appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

How to Use and Create Instagram AR Filters

Ignite Social Media

Facebook-owned Instagram is “borrowing” yet another feature from Snapchat: the AR filter. Now anyone is able to create their own Instagram AR filter … for free and without needing any working knowledge of AR.

Instagram Audiograms: 5 Apps for Adding Audio to Your Instagram Posts

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Have you ever wondered how to add audio to your Instagram posts? Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t offer an “audio” format, which makes it difficult to share and promote audio snippets from your podcast. Enter: Instagram audiograms. Why Add Audio to Your Instagram Posts?

Instagram Checkout: Everything You Need to Know

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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.

Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram?

Jenn's Trends

Instagram is no exception. But, how do you know what will perform best on Instagram? The post Which Types of Content Perform Best on Instagram? We all wanna do our best and put our best foot forward on social media.

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Top Five: What’s your (Instagram) story?

Sherrilynne Starkie

See some how-to info for Instagram Messenger. How to Improve Your Instagram Story Engagement. Here’s seven ways to encourage followers to tap on, reply to, and screenshot your Instagram stories. The post Top Five: What’s your (Instagram) story?

How to Use Instagram Games & Challenges to Grow Your Following

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Want to host fun Instagram games or challenges on your profile but don’t know where to start? We asked Bailey Stanworth, PLAY Digital Founder, to share how she successfully used Instagram games to grow her business and her brand. What are Instagram Games and Challenges?

Users Can Now Create Messenger Rooms on Instagram

Social Media Today

Instagram users can now create Messenger rooms from their Instagram Direct inbox

Instagram Announces Next Stage of IGTV Monetization, New Revenue Options for Instagram Live

Social Media Today

Instagram has announced a new way for creators to generate revenue from Instagram Live, and the next stage of ads in IGTV content

How Instagram’s Removal of Like Counts Impacts Brands

Ignite Social Media

As you may have seen, Instagram began testing removing like counts on posts last year and eventually rolled it out globally by the end of the year. Need helping creating Instagram content that drives engagement and business results?

Everything You Need to Know About Instagram Guides

Later

Instagram has launched a new format for sharing curated, scrollable content: Instagram Guides. Ready to learn everything you need to know about Instagram Guides? What Are Instagram Guides? Guides are a brand new way to share and consume content on Instagram. .

How to Grow on Instagram with Brand x Brand Collaborations

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Brand collaborations on Instagram are quickly becoming one of the most popular ways to grow your following and promote your brand online. Here’s everything there is to know about brand x brand collaborations on Instagram: What are Brand Collaborations on Instagram? .

How to Share Instagram Live to IGTV

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Ever wish you could share your Instagram Live to IGTV? Announced during Mark Zuckerberg’s l ive addresses, Facebook is in the process of rolling out several improvements to Instagram Live, including the ability to share live broadcasts directly to IGTV. .

Instagram Updates Eligibility Requirements for Instagram Shopping Ahead of Broader eCommerce Push

Social Media Today

Instagram has published a new set of requirements for businesses looking to use its shopping tools, including the new Shops option

How to Send Instagram DMs From Your Desktop

Later

Have you ever wished that you could reply to Instagram DMs from your desktop? Well, your wish has been answered: Instagram is officially bringing direct messages to the web! . You can also share posts, Instagram Stories, and IGTV videos as a direct message.

How to Make Money on Instagram

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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.

Use Hashtags to Find Your Target Audience on Instagram

Jenn's Trends

If you’ve used Instagram for more than 5 minutes, you know how prevalent hashtags are on the platform. And as a non-hashtag lover, I was one of those who hated the all-consuming use of these hashtags on Instagram.