Use Hashtags to Find Your Target Audience on Instagram

Jenn's Trend

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.

15 Tips to Dominate Instagram

Harp Interactive

Categories: Content Marketing , Social Media Marketing Tags: Instagram , Instagram Best Practices , Instagram tips , social media , Social Media Marketing Instagram is a powerful marketing tool in our increasingly visual-oriented world.

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Increase Instagram Engagement With These 6 Tips

Firebelly

In order to get the most out of your Instagram account, you must create content that leads to higher engagement. Increase Instagram engagement with these six techniques. 6 Tips to Increase Instagram Engagement: 1. Instagram Stories.

6 Instagram Trends Marketers Should Know

Sprout Social

Whether it’s new filters, video editing tools or a refreshed design, there’s a lot to keep up to date with on with Instagram. With so many changes coming to the platform, there’s a reason why it’s difficult to stay on top of all the latest Instagram trends. What Are Instagram Trends?

Pinterest And Instagram Make Shopping Easier

Firebelly

I’m really excited (my husband is slightly terrified) that Instagram and Pinterest announced they will soon make it easy for people to buy products directly from their sites. Instagram Pinterest Social Media Advertising

54% of Top 100 Brands Use Instagram

The Realtime Report

Instagram adoption growth is outpacing that of other social networks among the world’s top 100 brands, according to a new report by Simply Measured. The majority (54%) of the top 100 brands are now using Instagram, according to the study. Is your brand using Instagram?

10 Instagram Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

This month I decided to take on my favorite app, Instagram. By sharing what your brand is doing on Instagram, you’re telling your brand’s story more effectively than with just words alone. Instagram isn’t just about posting and liking photos. Instagram Social Media

Instagram Marketing: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Here are your 5 must-reads on Instagram marketing that we don’t want you to miss. The Rise of Instagram in Social Marketing: Tapping Into Consumer Creativity. By Andy Parker In just the past few weeks, there has been an explosion of brands jumping on the Instagram bandwagon.

8 Rookie Instagram Mistakes to Avoid

Jenn's Trend

As more and more people flock to Instagram, it’s inevitable that many of them jump on the bandwagon without taking the time to figure out what makes Instagram unique. And, unfortunately, even well-intended people end up making the same Instagram mistakes.

[Solved] Posting Photos To Instagram From Your Desktop

SocMed Sean

How do I upload photos from my digital camera, desktop PC or Mac to Instagram? So I’d like to share some of them via Instagram, but since they aren’t on my phone or my table, I can’t share them. If you use Instagram on Android, this entire process will be familiar.)

Facebook, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)

SocialTimes Facebook

What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks? Facebook IQ released a new study in which more than 5,500 users of Facebook and Instagram in six countries—Australia, Brazil, France, Japan, U.K.

How to Unlock the Key to Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

The key to Instagram engagement is TIME. Visual storytelling and conversation starting combined with the right mix of when to post and what to post creates Instagram gold. Are you giving Instagram enough time to make a difference? Instagram is the new Facebook.

Using Instagram for Marketing

Pamorama

Instagram is a free iOS and Android photo sharing app launched in October 2010. It allows users to take a photo, apply a digital filter to it, and then share it on a variety of social networking services, including Instagram’s own. Instagram’s distinctive feature is its photo filter, a digital layer that gives snapshots the appearance of [.]. Advertising Branding Instagram Marketing Social Media Social media marketing

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.

Will Business Accounts Change Instagram?

Jenn's Trend

There has been a lot of excitement recently about the announcement that Instagram will introduce business profiles to the platform. You may have seen that I was quoted in a Yahoo finance article on this… The post Will Business Accounts Change Instagram?

How Instagram’s New Algorithm Affects You

Jenn's Trend

You’ve probably heard by now that Instagram threw the planet into a tailspin with their recent announcement about adding an algorithm to their feed. Yes, I was one of those who first freaked out. I have subsequently gone through all 5 stages of grief. Yes, it was that serious

How to Grow Your Audience With Hashtags for Instagram

Sprout Social

With the introduction of a new algorithmic based feed , and more brands jumping on the Instagram train, organic reach is becoming increasingly difficult to get. The beauty of hashtags for Instagram is they make your content discoverable and increase your chances of engagement.

Instagram Is Fastest Growing Social Network Worldwide

The Realtime Report

Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn are still the most popular social networks worldwide, but Instagram is growing faster than any other social site, according to new research by GlobalWebIndex.

Instagram Updates as of April 2016

Jenn's Trend

The last couple months have been an overload of Instagram updates! But, in an attempt to keep you up to date (though I’m sure something else… The post Instagram Updates as of April 2016 appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

How Will Instagram Stories Impact Businesses?

Jenn's Trend

So there was this kinda major bombshell dropped on the social media world recently: Instagram Stories. There are few who hover on the fence – it’s really all or nothing… The post How Will Instagram Stories Impact Businesses?

How to Run a Successful Instagram Story Takeover

Peg Fitzpatrick

Have you considered hosting an Instagram Story takeover to grow a larger following? Want to reach more people with your Instagram stories? Collaborating with highly engaged Instagram users will introduce their followers to your content. What’s an Instagram Story Takeover?

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.

11 Ways to Jumpstart Your Instagram Branding

Sprout Social

Starting your Instagram branding from scratch can seem like a tall order task. Far too often we see brands on Instagram turn their channels into graveyards. Integrating Instagram into your marketing and branding strategy is essential for any business trying to grow their audience.

7 Instagram Marketing Tips For Bars, Restaurants & Breweries

Firebelly

We receive a lot of questions from bars, restaurants and breweries about marketing on Instagram. 1) Why should we be using Instagram to connect with customers? Instagram is the fastest growing social network—with 400 million users, it’s bigger than Twitter.

5 Insightful Instagram Stats That You Should Know

Sprout Social

Companies now strive for different and new Instagram stats to understand how they engage and communicate with customers. With more than 500 million active users , Instagram has quickly followed the footsteps of its parent company, Facebook. New Instagram stats pop up every day.

Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data

Sprout Social

Gone are the days of posting to Instagram, crossing your fingers and hoping for the best. With algorithmic changes and the increasing need for paid social efforts, the time to rely on your core Instagram analytics data is now. Instagram Engagement Analytics. Analytics Instagram

How to Find Your Best Followers on Instagram

Jenn's Trend

You see, there are a lot of different ways people interact with your social media profiles: they may be lurkers, they may be big brand advocates, they may be… The post How to Find Your Best Followers on Instagram appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Instagram was once the digital playground of hipsters and teens looking for a place to share pictures of frappes and puppies. Here are five of the top B2B Instagram feeds and some tips on how big brands use the image-sharing service as part of their business to business marketing strategy.

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How To Run An Instagram Photo Contest

Firebelly

Interested in running an Instagram photo contest? How To Host A Photo Contest On Instagram. From Instagram Blog Photo contests are a great way to increase visibility of your brand on Instagram. Statigram Makes Instagram Contests Easier.

15 Instagram Post Ideas to Cure Creative Block

Sprout Social

For those in charge of their company, brand or organization’s Instagram account, important decisions are made daily. One of the toughest tasks is delivering a full schedule of Instagram content to promote and share.

12 Ways to Use Instagram for Small Business

Sprout Social

We all know the power of Instagram. But how can you use Instagram for small business? You don’t have to be an enterprise-sized company to get value from Instagram. Why Instagram for Small Businesses Is Great. Start Using Instagram Stories.

Creative Ways to Use Instagram Albums for Your Business

Jenn's Trend

There are some updates on Instagram that I get more excited about than others. And when I heard that Instagram was introducing albums (or carousels, or galleries… they haven’t really gotten an official name), I about lost my mind!

4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success

Waxing UnLyrical

That is… until Ryan started an Instagram for the boutique. She posted photos of the clothes, jewelry, and new items on Instagram. My wedding photographer and wedding planner are also on Instagram. Do you use Instagram for you business?

7 Creative Ways to Increase Instagram Followers

Socially Sorted

Are you on Instagram? Instagram can be highly engaging but there is a right and a wrong way to increase followers on Instagram (and followers). Sue is my Go-To-Gal for Instagram tips, so listen up! . Make sure to connect your Instagram and Facebook accounts.

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram Demographics

Pamorama

But who exactly are the people who use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram? Branding Demographics Facebook Instagram Marketing Pinterest Social Media Social Networking Twitter67% of online adults use social networking sites.

How to Get More Quality Followers on Instagram

Jenn's Trend

Not because it’s not a valid topic, but because I’ve hidden this message in other blog posts to avoid the hustle of finding more followers on Instagram. The post How to Get More Quality Followers on Instagram appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

7 Instagram Best Practices to Build Your Audience

Sprout Social

As you build your brand, knowing the ins and outs of a platform like Instagram will truly decide whether or not your social media strategy succeeds. By following Instagram best practices, you’re able to use the platform as a marketing tool and not just a social site.

How to Get Followers on Instagram: A Full Guide

Sprout Social

When businesses want to learn how to get followers on Instagram, there’s a lot of shady and unethical services offering to do it for you. By now most businesses understand the benefits of social media and using a platform like Instagram to gain better insights into analytics.

How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? How do you grow your Instagram account? I’m going to share some solid tips to increase Instagram engagement account using analytics. In this article, I’ll discuss: • How to create an Instagram strategy.

5 Weekly Trends on Instagram

Firebelly

What is even bigger than Instagram? Daily Instagram hashtag trends! There are many Instagram users that enjoy posting pictures that correspond to the ‘trend of the day’. Sunday (and occasionally Saturday) Instagram is full of shameless seflies and lots of confidence boosters.