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?

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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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.

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.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Influencer Marketing on Instagram

SocialFish

I like this one because it’s a good reminder that the most effective influencers, for Instagram in this case, are the “micro influencers” -the “advocates” – people with smaller audiences but deeper relationships.

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. It’s marketing after all.

How to Convert to a Business Profile on Instagram

Jenn's Trend

One of the latest updates Instagram has provided is the ability to upgrade your account to a business profile. Before I show you how to convert your account to… The post How to Convert to a Business Profile on Instagram appeared first on Jenn's 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

How to Get Started with Instagram Marketing

Pamorama

Instagram is a powerful tool for establishing a visual brand identity. If you haven’t tried Instagram marketing yet, it’s time to get started. Create a stunning Instagram profile and story Instagram profiles are minimal.

Measure & Increase Instagram Engagement

Sprout Social

Instagram continues to evolve as one of the most predominant social media apps for customer interactions and engagement. Just over a one-year period, Instagram saw more than 500,000 advertisers use the network to grow business. What Is Instagram Engagement?

139 Instagram Marketing Facts Every Brand Needs to Know

Convince & Convert

A successful digital marketing campaign is no longer limited to traditional paid ads and banners. Today’s marketing is all about creating a personal connection with the audience. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and others are easily available through mobile, and 1.97

The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Increasing use of mobile devices combined with the popularity of “snackable” information have made visual content an increasingly important component of content marketing. As with other social networks, the right tools can help marketers use these platforms more effectively.

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

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.

6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Instagram has rapidly grown into one of the largest social platforms, boasting more than 500 million daily users. More than fifty percent of Instagram users are followers of different brands on the network. Understand Your Target Market. Guest post by Jill Phillips.

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?

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.

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

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.

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 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?

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.

Instagram Stories VS. Snapchat Stories: What It Means for Marketers

Simply Measured

Instagram and Snapchat are competing for the hearts, minds, fingers, and eyes of the youth. But, according to a recent study, 32% of US teens list Instagram as their most important social network, more than any other social network. Instagram announced Instagram Stories.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know

Mindjumpers

Nearly 6 years after its initial release and 400 million users later, Instagram is fast-approaching the ad-supported dominance of Facebook. The question now is, does Instagram need it too? Another discussion point is how Instagram profiles compare to Facebook profiles for brands.

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.

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!

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.

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 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.

How to Use Instagram Search & Explore to Boost Your Instagram Marketing

Buffer Social

Instagram places a big emphasis on search and discovery of content. There are also several other ways you can use Instagram’s Search and Explore for your business — finding the best hashtags to use, engaging your fans , and finding influencers to collaborate with.

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.

How to Use Instagram Live Like a Pro

Jenn's Trend

In case you missed the Instagram update that sent the social media managers jumping around like kids at Christmas, Instagram is now providing users the ability to broadcast live video! Instagram Live is being rolled out first to US users and then other users in the coming months.

How to Regram Your Way to Instagram Success

Jenn's Trend

But Instagram doesn’t inherently allow for this function (yet… I… The post How to Regram Your Way to Instagram Success appeared first on Jenn's Trends. One of the features that so many people take advantage of on pretty much every social media site is sharing.

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.

How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing

Pixlee

These popular sights have long been the fodder for traditional destination marketing strategies. . To find the perfect setting for their next vacation, they just have to browse Instagram. How Many People Are on Instagram? . What Makes Instagram Unique?