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Boom! Instagram update shocker today as Instagram added the ability to add multiple images and videos into one Instagram post. Wow! Image courtesy of Instagram They didn’t give these new posts a name in the Instagram update – they are like carousel posts or slide shows. This new Instagram update is very much like Facebook Carousel posts and ads which perform very well on Facebook.
I’ve made my fair share of hiring mistakes over the years. In past jobs I’ve hired (and eventually had to fire) incompetents, slackers, and one seething gentleman whose eye twitched whenever he got angry. I’ve gotten better at hiring though, especially since I joined Tailwind. Of all of the places I’ve worked, Tailwind has the strongest hiring ethos, and the best results to show for it.
If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest, you know that it’s all about beautiful Pinterest Pins. If you’re like many Pinners, you’ve spent more time looking than you have adding your own original content. It has been reported that up to 80% of the pins you see on Pinterest are repins. Given all of the beautiful images and useful information that can be found on Pinterest its eas ...
This is a guest post from Kevin Espiritu of Supreme Strategies. I’ve got a confession that I suspect many of you might relate to. For years, I thought Pinterest was stupid. It’s probably no surprise — I’m a 30-year-old man, and when Pinterest first launched, it was clearly targeting women. So it slipped under my radar.
Yes – We are going there. It’s time to discuss … the Instagram Shadow Ban!!! Cue ominous music and announcer… “Ever since I started using (insert tool here), I’ve been Shadow Banned!” “Help! My engagement on Instagram has tanked! Have I been Shadow Banned?” “I’ve heard using the same hashtags over and over can get me Shadow Banned on Instagram.
By now we all know that visuals are one of the most effective types of content when it comes to attracting your audience. While blogging and written content drive traffic and establish authority, it’s more important than ever to catch your audience’s eye. The visuals in your content inform the first impression your audience has of your business, product, service, or message – s ...
In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last August to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from August of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.
I’m so glad you asked! Pinterest works as a giant Pin board (think old-timey cork board with push pins) for all the ideas and products people like to save. Although it is often referred to as a social media channel, Pinterest is actually more of a search and discovery engine with a few social aspects. Oh, and it is a LOT of fun.
Using the right hashtags is the easiest way to increase the organic reach of your Instagram posts. Every time you add a hashtag to the caption of your post it appears in the feed of that hashtag, where it can be found in the “latest posts” section by anyone looking through that feed. If your post gets a lot of engagement fast it may even be promoted to the “top posts” section ...
Hashtags are a powerful tool for getting your content and business discovered on Instagram. Still, when we analyzed Tailwind member activity, we found that 27% are using two or fewer hashtags when various studies that show using nine or more is optimal for success. Could that be because Instagram is supposed to be pretty – and having all those hashtags in your caption is just ...
It’s wedding season – hurrah! But even as you scramble to play your part in someone’s “best day ever,” in the back of your mind is that nagging thought that you should be booking even more weddings. Take heart, my wedding-professional friends! There is a largely-untapped source of bridal bookings at your very fingertips – and that almost magical source is Pinterest! I know – ...
What is Pinterest Lens? Pinterest Lens is a visual search tool! If your iPhone or Android Pinterest app is set to English, you have it! “Lens” anything and get an array of suggested pins at your fingertips by going to the search function in the Pinterest app and tapping the camera icon. Enhancements to image recognition of food last month means that you can lens your dinner at a ...
In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last July to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from July of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.
Instagram stories are an unbeatable way to share your behind-the-scenes stories, your product updates, or even (if your account is verified) a blog post image with a link to the post! You can get creative with Instagram stories with a day-in-the-life stories, a takeover event, or even a mini slideshow.
Promoted Pins are Pinterest ads, which allow you to pay to have your Pin seen by more Pinners. They often perform better than organic Pins, bringing in more clicks, saves, leads, and sales. With new targeting options and vastly-improved dashboard, advertisers are finding success on Pinterest – and sometimes at a steal.
Are the visual search benefits of Pinterest driving customers your way? Hey, we all like more business. I’m Donna Hull, writer and co-owner of My Itchy Travel Feet, The Baby Boomer’s Guide to Travel. If you’ve seen increased website traffic from Pinterest like I have, it’s worth investing time on the platform. But—TIME. There’s never enough of it, especially for busy business owners.
Imagine Instagram as a huge hotel full of guests. Your Instagram profile is just one of millions of rooms somewhere up on the twenty thousandth floor. Sure, your friends may stop in from time to time, but otherwise there’s not much going on. Where do you go to meet new people? Maybe even find new customers? Like any good hotel, Instagram has a ton of common spaces – ballroom ...
In this post, we look at the Pinterest Pins that performed best last June to help you understand what you should be Pinning this month. We analyzed all of the Pins from Tailwind members from June of last year and Pinned the ones that received the most Repins to our 11 “trends” boards – one board for each of the 11 most popular Pinterest categories.