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Has this ever happened to you? It’s the weekend, and you’re curled up on the couch, completely engrossed in a good book – and suddenly your phone interrupts with a notification that it’s time to post to Instagram? Or you’re on vacation and only the next day do you realize that you missed your Instagram post notification and thus, the optimal time to share? Yeah, I think we’ve all been there! We.
Maybe you haven’t yet made the leap by switching to an Instagram Business account, but the more you think about it (and the more incentive Instagram gives us to switch), the more you’ll convince yourself – it’s time. Why Should I Convert My Instagram Account to a Business Profile? One of the benefits of a business profile is the ability to add additional contact options.
Imagine being able to schedule out a week or a month’s worth of Instagram content for yourself or your clients that would post automatically without you needing to post it. No need to check your phone for notifications. No missing ideal times. No interrupting your vacation or weekend… Well, you’re in luck! On January 30, 2018, Instagram announced on their blog that it would al ...
Cath, a content creator, left her full-time job as a marketer and grew her monthly Pinterest viewers from 7K to 100K in just two months. Her success on Pinterest increased her blog traffic 191% in ONE month. Work-at-home Millennial mom Elna gained 4.8K Pinterest followers with little effort in just a few months. Her Pinterest success fuels her course sales and affiliate income.
Now that Instagrammers can follow hashtags the same way they follow people, it’s easier than ever for them to see all the people, posts, and videos related to what matters to them right in their Instagram feeds – no searching required. Skillful use of hashtags has always been important for successful Instagram marketing, but the new follow hashtags option adds an expanded oppo ...
As you set your 2018 marketing goals, have you figured out where Instagram fits in? A well-defined goal on Instagram is much more than “Post something often enough that my IRL friends know I’m alive and my online friends know what I’m up to professionally.” I know, because I’ve tried it. My lack of progress on Instagram (and maybe yours, too?) cannot be blamed on a lack of information.
Pinterest board sections, a way for Pinners to organize Pins within Pinterest boards, were released to all of us in November. Those among us with a passion for sorting and filing jumped right on it. What better way to find exactly what you want when you want it than by dividing up a board with hundreds of Pins into logical sections? For instance, my secret board with hair idea ...
Successful, profitable Pinterest marketing rarely happens by accident. Having a strategy, tools to optimize your time, and following a consistent routine are all vital to getting started, but over time, life tends to get in the way. And even though you might be getting traffic and leads from Pinterest, it’s easy to lose direction – Pinning without purpose and with no real aim.
Big brands like Wayfair or Target use massive budgets to drive incredible amounts of Pinterest activity and sales without creating much content. Some of your competitors may as well. So what can a regular business or blogger do to compete? Blog. Creating blog content is something that any business can do, yet many don’t.
Ever noticed that there are some accounts on Instagram you just HAVE to follow? I mean, even if you’re not into cats on Roombas (who isn’t, though?), there is SOMETHING about the account’s profile that draws you in and lets you know they’re going to brighten your feed every day. This is not an accident, my friends.
Just in time to attract new holiday shoppers to your store – brick and mortar or online – Pinterest releases five new ways to find products and ideas using visual search. While we can all enjoy the fun discovery made possible with these releases, we’re going to take a look at how retailers and marketers can make use of them as well.
In an interview with Fortune magazine, Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann said of the platform, “I think that’s a very different thing than a social network. The objectives of the two are different. On a social network, you upload photos for other people to like. Pinterest, on the other hand, is self-serving.
Tailwind Tribes enables you to grow with other bloggers and marketers like you, while solving two key challenges that you face every day: Finding a steady supply of high-quality content to share, and Getting your content seen by the right people Over the past year, many of the world’s best-known bloggers and influencers have been collaborating in Tailwind Tribes to curate feeds of qua.
Instagram Stories – little photo or video snippets of your life that disappear in 24 hours are perfect for sharing behind-the-scenes looks into your business or products. Now, Instagram Story Polls make it even easier (and more fun) to get more engagement and increase the reach of your content. Instagram Stories were already a powerful tool for increasing engagement, and if y ...
It wasn’t long ago that the answer to “How do I use hashtags on Pinterest?” was, “Don’t!” Pinterest told us that hashtags didn’t work the way people expected, they could be confusing, and using them may even harm your reach. But in September 2017, all that changed. Hashtags on Pinterest are now a must! How Hashtags Work on Pinterest Hashtags provide a whole new way to search on Pinterest.
It’s no wonder brands and influencers are interested in getting more Instagram followers. Instagram recently reached 800 million active monthly users – and the last 100 million were added in under six months! What are the 500 million active DAILY users doing on Instagram? Sure, we’re posting myriads of selfies, following Insta-celebrities and crazy-talented photographers.
Want to turn your passion for all things Pinterest into a money maker, or even a full-time business? There are several legitimate ways to do so from the comfort of your own home – or the coffee shop, or the bleachers at a Little League game! The “right” way for you to make money on Pinterest depends on how involved you want to be.
Do you use Pinterest group boards in your marketing strategy? Would you like to get your Pins in front of more people? With just a few steps, you can find, join, and start Pinning to group boards for more Pin exposure and website traffic. What Is a Pinterest Group Board? Group, or collaborative boards, are owned by one Pinner who has given one or more other Pinners permission t ...
Has your Instagram engagement dropped recently? If so, you are not alone! Even some Instagram experts have noticed a huge decrease in likes and comments on their Instagram posts. And since we know it’s not a result of “Shadow Ban,” what exactly IS going on, and more importantly – how can we turn it around to keep our Instagram accounts active and growing? Instagram Engagement D ...
Do you want people to find your blog, read it, love it, and share it? Of course you do! Well, then, you need to be using Pinterest to promote it. But, wait! “I don’t have a parenting, cooking, fashion, or fitness blog,” you say. Wellll, neither do we. Yet, Pinterest is the number two driver of social traffic to our site.