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5 Ways to Increase Instagram Story Engagement in 2021

Want people to spend more time on your Instagram story content in 2021? Looking for tips to prompt active engagement on your stories? We’ve got 10 great tips on how you can do just that. Not sure what the big deal is with Instagram stories? Check out our other blog post on why your Instagram Stories are crucial for your business by clicking here.

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24+ Instagram Statistics That Matter to Marketers in 2019

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Are you using Instagram to connect with your audience?

And if not, should you? Read more

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Why & How to Switch to an Instagram Business Profile

Ever since announcing Instagram Business Profiles in 2016, brands have asked, “should I switch to an Instagram Business Profile or keep my personal account?”

For a lot of organizations, converting their account was an easy decision. In fact, there are over 25 million business profiles connected at the moment. However, some brands are on the fence because they’re concerned about how it will affect their profile and whether or not they’ll see a drop in engagement after switching. Read more

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Why Small Businesses Absolutely Need to Use Instagram Stories

Instagram is a great social platform to bring a solid identity for your brand, interact with new followers and expand your reach. 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 e-commerce sales!

Today, over 400 million people use Instagram stories each and every day. If you are a small business in McKinney looking to market to your customers – this is one place you are going to want to be. Read more

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Significant Changes to Instagram and Facebook

Facebook  is entering a tough transition period where it won’t take chances around data privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica fiasco. That’s why it’s moving up the shut down of part of the Instagram API. It’s significantly limiting data available from or requiring approval for access to Facebook’s Events, Groups, and Pages APIs plus Facebook Login. Facebook is also shutting down search by email or username and changing its account recovery system after discovering malicious actors were using these to scrape people’s data. “Given the scale and sophistication of the activity we’ve seen, we believe most people on Facebook could have had their public profile scraped in this way” Facebook’s CTO Mike Schroepfer writes. Read more

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Things Your Competitors Do to Increase Instagram Engagement

Have you checked out your competitor on Instagram recently and noticed how well their posts are performing? Almost every post is flooded with engagement. They’re getting hundreds of likes and comments, while you struggle to get even a handful of people to leave a comment. And when you do get comments, they rarely go beyond generic “This looks great” or a random smiley face emoji.

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8 Ways to Use Instagram for Business – INFOGRAPHIC

Using Instagram for business is an effective way to help connect to current and potential clients, reinforce your brand, and expand your reach as a business. With over 200 million monthly active users, and over 1.6 billion likes happening on the app every day, that’s a whole world of social engagement to explore. Brands that generate the active social engagement you want, who boast followers over 100K, see a growth in sales and business operations as a whole on an average of about 163% in a two-year span of time, according to a Simply Measured research study. With numbers like these, it’s only logical that you want to take a closer look at how Instagram can be used to help grow your business.

Here is an infographic that outlines 8 best practices for startups and small to medium-sized businesses when it comes to using Instagram for Business. Read more

Hashtags and Filters: Cultivating a Corporate Instagram Presence

man with iPhoneIt’s no surprise to anyone that Instagram has become one of the most effective strategies for growing and marketing your business. Cultivating a social media presence is one of the best ways to engage your audience and triple your sales. So, how exactly do you go about creating a successful corporate Instagram presence? Here, we’ve outlined some tips for doing just that: Read more

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“Post, Pin, & Tweet”: Best Times To Post To Social Media?

Everyone is looking for the answer to that question of most importance in social media – when is the best time to post content?  Our answer – and the truth – it depends. You’ve spent all this time searching for or creating your content and you want it to have the greatest impact on your audience. There are many answers to the question of when to post content on social media platforms, so we prepared this infographic that will explain the best times per platform. Enjoy… and happy posting! Read more