Best Practices for Instagram

Ignite Social Media

Let’s be real, if you aren’t on Instagram, you’re missing out. Instagram remains the golden child of the social media scene for marketers. With so many people and brands being on the platform, let’s chat through some Instagram best practices to help your content be seen by the right audience. Utilize Instagram features like Instagram Stories and Highlights. If you need help on how to elevate your brand on Instagram, drop us a line!

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Influencer Marketing

Later

If you’ve ever considered using Instagram influencer marketing for your business, now is the time to start! Adding Instagram influencer marketing into your overall strategy for Instagram can help to increase your brand awareness, grow your follower base, and drive major sales!

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.

Infographic: The Growing Power of Instagram

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram! If you’ve not added it to your marketing and communications mix, what are you waiting for? Already 71 per cent of marketers are increasing their investment in this channel. Key facts: Instagram is growing much faster than SnapChat and Pinterest in monthy users.

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

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s top 5 social media news for marketing and communications professionals! See some how-to info for Instagram Messenger. How to Improve Your Instagram Story Engagement. The post Top Five: What’s your (Instagram) story?

19 Noteworthy Stats About Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing is sometimes viewed as Facebook —and then there’s the other guys. As noted in a previous post here on social networking statistics , Instagram is now the third-largest social network (with 800 million users), behind only Facebook and YouTube.

Making the Most out of Your Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Stories have become a major part of Instagram, receiving millions of views daily. With so many eyeballs on this content, it’s important to use Instagram best practices in this area of the platform along with the posts you add to your page.

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.

5 Tools to Help Improve Your Instagram Video Marketing Approach

Social Media Today

Video is huge right now on social media - and Instagram is no different. Here are five tools that will improve your Instagram video marketing strategy

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Instagram Introduces New Business Profiles

yMarketingMatters

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.

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.

Using Hashtags On Instagram

yMarketingMatters

Let’s talk about how to use hashtags for Instagram that will organically up your game. Using hashtags for Instagram definitely makes your content more discoverable, will help you gain followers, increase likes and engagement. On Instagram you can use up to 30 hashtags.

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.

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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How to Use Instagram for Business Marketing

Social Media Marketing

If you are a seller who wants to expand their marketing sphere to social media then you must explore the opportunities on Instagram. Instagram is no longer a social media platform for virtual socializing but a lucrative yet unexploited digital marketing platform.

Top 5 Instagram Marketing Trends for 2019

Later

Wondering what the big Instagram marketing trends for 2019 will be? There’s one thing every business on Instagram has in common: the desire to increase Instagram engagement. Until then, you can always create your own branded Instagram Stories GIFs ! Instagram

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5 Golden Marketing Tips for Ruling Instagram

Social Media Today

Looking to improve your Instagram performance? These tips will help set you on the right path

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?

How to Use Instagram for Business

Ignite Social Media

Let’s focus on using Instagram for business. Your business may currently be on Instagram, but we have a few tips for how to maximize your efforts. Utilize Instagram Stories. Instagram Marketing Instagram Instagram for Business instagram marketing

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.

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.

Instagram and the news

Sherrilynne Starkie

Instagram-logo (Photo credit: JAMoutinho ( almost photographer )). In 2013, David Guttenfelder, the AP ’s chief Asia photographer, became one of the first foreign photographers allowed to work in North Korea, and he uses Instagram to capture and publish intimate images.

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How to Visually Plan Your Instagram Feed

Later

If you’re looking to convert your viewers into followers, putting time aside to plan your Instagram feed in advance is a worthwhile investment! Some of the best brands on Instagram have gorgeous, curated aesthetics that show off their unique style — and that isn’t by accident.

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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.

10 Instagram Photographers Worth Following

Ignite Social Media

Today, we’d like to share ten Instagram photographers who we think are most definitely worth following. Together, the two make for one of the cutest, and one of our favorite, dynamic Instagram duos. Hey there!

3 Fool Proof Ways to Grow Your Instagram Followers

Jenn's Trends

Inevitably, people often ask me a number of questions about Instagram strategies. One of the most common topics is hashtags (we’ll talk about that in a sec) and one of the other most common questions I get is how to grow your Instagram followers.

9 Free Ways to Market Your Business on Instagram

Later

Believe it or not, it’s totally possible to save your marketing budget and grow your account by only using free Instagram marketing tools and techniques! Instagram is an awesome platform to showcase your products, services, and overall business.

5 Tips for Successful Instagram Marketing

Harp Interactive

Use Instagram to tell your product or brand story visually & reach people that other forms of marketing might not, often for free or very cost-effectively. The post 5 Tips for Successful Instagram Marketing appeared first on Harp Interactive Blog.

Ultimate Guide to Instagram Shopping

Later

Every month, 90 million fingers tap on an Instagram shopping post to learn more about products. For brands and businesses, using Instagram shopping posts is a great way to showcase your products and use your Instagram feed to drive more purchases.

Instagram Video Has Come To Agorapulse. Now What?

agora pulse

Instagram direct video publishing has been one of the biggest requests we’d ever received here at Agorapulse. Now, thanks to a recent Instagram API change, it’s here. How to Schedule & Publish Instagram Video with Agorapulse.

Breaking Down Instagram Stories Creative Tools

Ignite Social Media

Over the last few months, Instagram rolled out a slew of new features and updates for Stories, its rapidly growing, ephemeral content sharing section of the app. And if you’ve already got the latest updates down pat, skip ahead for tips on how to create great Instagram Stories ).

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. 5 Awesome Examples of Instagram Marketing From Real Brands. Blog Chad Richards Instagram

Instagram Case Study: Vanilla and Bean

Jenn's Trends

Some accounts just “get” Instagram. And so, this is the perfect account for another Instagram case study. If you go check out her account, you’ll notice… The post Instagram Case Study: Vanilla and Bean appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

16 Instagram Stories Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

Later

The best Instagram Stories hacks are usually top secret — brands and businesses like to keep their tips and tricks to creating awesome stories posts under wraps. So we’ve unearthed them and shared all our favorite, creative Instagram Stories hacks in one post.

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 Use Instagram on Your Desktop

Jenn's Trends

If you’re a business owner or marketer, chances are you spend more time on your computer at work than you do on your smartphone. Which can make managing Instagram moderately frustrating.

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.

Favorite Instagram Accounts of 2016

Jenn's Trends

Anyone who uses Instagram for more than a few seconds has their favorite Instagram accounts. There are millions of people (over 600 million, actually) who are… The post Favorite Instagram Accounts of 2016 appeared first on Jenn's Trends.

How to Design Instagram Stories That Captivate Your Audience

Later

Ready to design Instagram Stories that wow your followers and increase engagement? If you want to make your brand look great and get more views, you need to think outside of the Instagram app and get creative with other apps for Instagram Stories. View this post on Instagram.

How-to Guide for Creating Instagram Stories

Ignite Social Media

Since launching Instagram Stories in the fall of 2016, they have taken off. According to Instagram , Stories now has 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April. With so much traction, many brands have been testing Instagram Stories.

10 Instagram Hashtag Hacks + Tricks You Definitely Want to Try

Later

If you’re searching for some great Instagram hashtag hacks to get more followers and boost your engagement, you’ve come to the right place! . Here are 10 Instagram hashtag hacks and tricks you don’t want to miss: . View this post on Instagram.

How to Manage Instagram DMs

Later

Wondering how to manage Instagram DMs without spending your whole day on the app? As your account grows, you’ll naturally see an increase of Direct Messages in your Instagram inbox, and that’s great! How to Manage Instagram DMs Tip #1: Set Your Tone and Style for Your Replies.