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.

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.

With IGTV, Instagram is Becoming Television for the Mobile Generation

Buffer Social

From Facebook Watch to Twitter’s live video broadcasts, and most recently, the launch of IGTV , a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators, it’s clear that social platforms are vying to be — and likely will become – the next big broadcast channels.

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Instagram and Pinterest for Storytelling: Grey Goose’s Social-Mobile Campaign

Mindjumpers

The French vodka brand Grey Goose just launched an innovative social campaign to tell their brand story based on Instagram and Pinterest in order to drive awareness for the new Grey Goose Cherry Noir. Reaching out to Instagram influencers. Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement.

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[SOLVED] Uploading Photos To Instagram AND Responding To Comments From Your Laptop Or Desktop

SocMed Sean

As you probably, Instagram is really a mobile-based application, which means it’s difficult to upload photos to Instagram from your PC or Mac. Additionally, Instagram has made it so that you cannot respond to comments using their browser-based version of the site.

[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?

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.

Social, Local, Mobile: The SoLoMo Revolution

Mindjumpers

People are connecting to their social networks through their mobile phones , and last week Socialbakers announced that the majority of Facebook users (57%) access Facebook through mobile; a fact that convincingly underlines the mobile revolution.

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The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019

Later

Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) on your Instagram posts in 2019. A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags. The Different Types of Instagram Hashtags.

How to Use Instagram Stories Highlights to Wow Your Customers

Later

Instagram Stories Highlights are an incredible tool for businesses to showcase and promote their brand. Your highlights live front-and-center on your Instagram profile, so they’re perfect for helping new visitors discover what your company is all about.

19 Noteworthy Stats About Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

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. Eight Instagram Marketing Stats. 59% of Instagram users in the U.S. Instagram Business Blog ).

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.

4 Community Management Hacks for Instagram

Likeable

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 bios are an important first impression for users visiting an Instagram profile.

12 Apps For Creating Gorgeous Instagram Stories

Later

New apps for Instagram Stories are popping up every day, which means stories are getting more and more creative, interactive, and engaging! . Apps for Instagram Stories #1: Create Clean & Minimalist Templates with Unfold . apps for instagram stories.

8 New Ways to Get More Instagram Followers in 2019

Later

Times have changed, and it’s not as easy to get more Instagram followers as it was a year ago. With over 1 billion monthly users, an ultra-smart algorithm, and tons of clever, creative brands on Instagram, it’s a competitive place if you want to grow your account and boost your following.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Stories for Business

Later

If you’ve ever thought about using Instagram Stories for business, now is the time! Not only are Instagram Stories fun and creative, but they’re great for growing your engagement, building brand awareness, driving traffic to your website, and even making ecommerce sales!

Dunkin’ Donuts Promotes New Mobile Payment App With Halloween Contest on Twitter, Instagram

The Realtime Report

Dunkin’ Donuts new mobile campaign engages consumers with a Halloween-themed contest and mobile gift cards, making use of mobile and social platforms Instagram and Twitter.

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[Solved] Posting Photos To Instagram From Your Desktop

SocMed Sean

Similar to my articles on switching between Twitter mobile and desktop and reorganizing your Facebook photos , I expect that there are a lot of people out there searching for the answer to this one too. How do I upload photos from my digital camera, desktop PC or Mac to Instagram?

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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76% of Mobile Video Ads Are Viewed In-App [Study]

The Realtime Report

Mobile video is rapidly becoming the new darling of the digital advertising world, and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently conducted its first Mobile Video Benchmark Study to examine mobile video performance.

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How Do I Contact Instagram Support When I Need Help?

SocMed Sean

Hey Sean, Do you know of a good way to get in contact with Instagram support? Because I can’t login or change the password, I’m stuck and I don’ t know how to get Instagram to help me get back in. My Instagram has been hacked, what do I do?

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.

How to Create Animated Instagram Stories: 8 Apps To Make It Easy

Later

Wondering how to create animated Instagram Stories? Adding animation to Instagram Stories is a great way to create super eye-catching content, and animation is a hot new trend right now! View this post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram.

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? Tip #4: Schedule Your Instagram Posts More Frequently Than Usual.

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.

How to Build a Brand on Instagram

agora pulse

Want to learn how to take advantage of Instagram and build your brand with it? Instagram is one of the most exciting and hottest social media platforms right now. A year ago, I decided to take Instagram more seriously. What do you want to accomplish using Instagram?

YouTube Commands 50% of Time Spent On Mobile Entertainment Apps

The Realtime Report

How much time are Americans spending on mobile apps, and which are the most popular? A new study from Flurry takes a look at how apps are dominating mobile, and Google and Facebook are commanding lots of our time. Gaming apps are still tops, leading with 32% of time spent on mobile.

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How to Use Instagram Stories to Increase Reach

agora pulse

When Instagram stories rolled out, I didn’t really get it. My personal favorite way to use Instagram Stories is to expand reach, building brand awareness in the process, and in this post, I’ll show strategies you can use to do just this. What Are Instagram Stories?

Instagram Year in Review: Top Trends from 2018

Later

2018 was a big year for Instagram! From pop culture phenomenons to launching a new video platform and too many new features to count (but we did), it’s been a busy year for the folks at Instagram — and it’s 1 BILLION users around the world. . Popular on Instagram in 2018.

7 Instagram Selling Tips You Need to Be Using

agora pulse

Instagram is more than just a visual platform used to share those stunning images of mountainside views and great lakes. More than 500 million people log into Instagram every day and one billion log in at least once a month. Selling on Instagram is clearly a very profitable possibility.

Social Networking Stats: Instagram Tops Twitter In Daily Mobile Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Instagram: 100 million users. Instagram Tops Twitter In Daily Mobile Users. Instagram averaged 7.3 Instagram users spent 257 minutes (on average) accessing the mobile photo-sharing platform, while Twitter users averaged only 170 minutes viewing the micro-blogging platform.

New! Schedule Videos to Instagram with Auto Publish

Later

Today we are excited to bring a highly requested feature to Later : you can now schedule videos to Instagram that will automatically publish at their scheduled time! Instagram video scheduling is available now on all of Later’s paid plans , starting at $9/ month.

Social Networks See Majority of Traffic Coming From Mobile

The Realtime Report

Mobile is accounting for a huge portion of social networking use; for newer platforms like Instagram, Snapchat and Vine, use is “almost exclusively mobile.” LinkedIn and Tumblr are the only two social networks seeing more desktop use than mobile.

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Social Networking Stats: Facebook Is Top Mobile App, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Instagram: 150 million users. via Instagram. Facebook Is Most Popular Mobile App [Survey]. Which app do you use most frequently on your mobile phone? Fourth in line was Instagram, ranked among the top three most frequently used apps by just 8% of respondents.

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Ultimate Guide to Instagram Video: Stories, IGTV, Live, Posts, & More!

Later

Instagram video is one of the best tools in a marketers toolbox. And video on Instagram is no exception! But Instagram has made video marketing more accessible for small businesses, thanks to Instagram Stories , Instagram Live , IGTV , and posting Instagram video posts to your feed.

How to Create and Use Instagram Quotes in Your Strategy

Later

Contrary to common belief, Instagram quotes are more than just good “filler content.” ” A lot of businesses post quotes on Instagram to achieve their specific marketing goals, like driving more sales and building brand affinity. Haven’t used Instagram quotes yet?

The Best Instagram Filters in Photography Apps

Later

Not all Instagram filters are created equally. And if you want to stand out and create a killer Instagram aesthetic , you’ll need to venture further than the 25 Instagram filters in the app, and find other ways to edit your photos. View this post on Instagram.

Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool

Mindjumpers

In my blog post How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram , I wrote about the importance of monitoring your activity on photo-sharing application Instagram at the same level as you monitor your other social media presences. How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram.

Comic: The ‘Always On’ Nature Of Mobile And Social Media

SocMed Sean

Social and mobile…they go together like peanut butter and jelly. The fact that our mobile devices are so portable means they go everywhere with us. And the reduced price of smartphones and data plans means that our social channels tend to go wherever our mobile devices go.

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Instagram Image Size & Dimensions for 2018 (+ Free Infographic!)

Later

Optimizing your Instagram image size and dimensions used to be very simple. Since Instagram only allowed one orientation for photos and videos, all you had to do was pop your content into Instagram, add a couple hashtags, and click publish. Instagram Image Size #1: Photo Posts.