Searching on Instagram

We had all just got our heads around searching using hashtags on Instagram when as usual they decided to change things up and developed more keyword-rich search options. Here are few things that will help you achieve good search skills on Instagram., They say 'the search' function is a place for … Read more about Searching on Instagram

Follow up instagram video blog

As we outlined in our last blog, there are many ways you can bring video to your Instagram platform, to create a variety of content for your audience. They all have slightly different purposes so one video fits all option shouldn't be happening. But there are some crossovers where you can make … Read more about Follow up instagram video blog

Using video on your social media – Instagram options

We have said this time and time again, that video continues to be the most shareable content on social media. We know this, but do we use it enough on our channels? Here is what's on offer for video on Instagram. 84% of customers say  brand's video has convinced then to purchase a product So … Read more about Using video on your social media – Instagram options

Facebook Ads – don’t be scared!

Social media is a fantastic tool for your business and for the first time, small businesses can interact and play on an even playing field with large businesses. But organic social media content is hard to achieve for many businesses without the support of advertising. Particularly Facebook … Read more about Facebook Ads – don’t be scared!

Ready, Steady, Go. Top 20 killer Instagram tips

Ready, steady go! Simple 20 Instagram killer tips you can activate on your account today - get going! What are you waiting for? Switch your account to a business account - go to settings - change to a business account (unlocks some additional options and enables you to advertise on Instagram) … Read more about Ready, Steady, Go. Top 20 killer Instagram tips

Is choosing Instagram right for my business?

Deciding which social platforms are right for your business can often be a difficult decision. As professionals in social media, we often know at a glance what will work for you and what won’t. The worst decision you can make is to join a social channel just because it’s there. The best decision … Read more about Is choosing Instagram right for my business?

Instagram Stories – Are you actively doing this?

I love Instagram and have spent many an hour curating my feed to provide inspirational and educational content to help support social media learning. This is a time-consuming aspect to my business social media but is a worthwhile part of my social media content work.  But I have found my head turned … Read more about Instagram Stories – Are you actively doing this?

9 tips for writing the perfect Instagram caption

Loving Instagram but not getting the reach you feel you deserve? Could this be improved by doing some work on your captions, we have shared some top tips you might want to consider to improve your captions for your posts. Here are some of our favourites, and some new ideas we might try too! 1. Do … Read more about 9 tips for writing the perfect Instagram caption

8 tips for working with the Instagram algorithm

We have tried lots of different ways to improve our and our clients Instagram feeds.  Hootsuite have kindly shared some of its best tips which we employ on all of our accounts. We have added our thoughts too in italics! 1. Post consistently Building relationships with your audience is key to … Read more about 8 tips for working with the Instagram algorithm

How the instagram algorithm works

In reality, the Instagram algorithm is what decides which posts people see every time they open their feed. Instagram’s algorithm is based on machine learning, so the way it ranks your posts is constantly evolving. How the Instagram algorithm works Things changed in 2016 when the reverse … Read more about How the instagram algorithm works

Hashtags – platform by platform

We recently blogged about some top tips on how to use and develop hashtags for your social media platforms, but we thought it would be good to take a look platform by platform as to how to use them correctly and not to be seen a lazy poster or spamming people into a coma! Here we … Read more about Hashtags – platform by platform

Hashtags – think you know it all?

We thought we should blog some hashtags refresh uses for your social media. It's always good to get a reminder. Definition: A hashtag is a word or a group of words preceded by a pound (#) sign, which is used to categorize and find conversations around a particular topic or trend. Did you … Read more about Hashtags – think you know it all?