Facebook & Instagram are great platforms for interacting with potential clients or other industry professionals. Social media helps businesses connect, engage, and establish trust with current and prospective clients, increase brand awareness, boost website traffic and ultimately increase sales. That being said, here are four tips to best engage with your social media followers:
Instagram stories are become more and more popular. Instagram is having a huge boom, with the number of users doubling in the last few months, so now is the time to master this platform for your business. We're still experimenting with Instagram Stories and how the art of engaging our viewers with them. That said, I have personally seen the results of this tool, and it can be huge for your business. We're seeing more views on Stories than on standard Instagram posts, and a large number of link clicks from stories as opposed to the bio link. So, here are 3 Instagram story tips based on our experiments
Instagram has introduced another feature called IGTV! This feature has the ability to upload longer vertical videos to Instagram. IGTV is equivalent to having your own channel and as soon as you click on the icon, videos immediately start playing like on a television. Instagram has introduced so many new features that can help you grow your brand and share more of who you are online. IGTV is a great way to show more of yourself and what your business is all about! Today, I will share a few tips on how to use IGTV to your benefit for your business.
Instagram just released an update where you can now click on hashtags in user bios! This is a great thing for your social media business accounts because it makes it easier for people to find posts, information, and follow your unique hashtag. There are several reasons why hashtags are extremely beneficial in the digital world.
Instagram is a wonderful marketing tool for your business and it is important to take advantage of all the tools it has to offer! Instagram Live offers an effective way to attract new followers and further build your brand. Live videos allow for a more authentic look into who you are, what you stand for, and what you have to offer. Going Live on Instagram is great for engagement and discoverability. It may be a little daunting to think about going live at first, but if you come up with a plan and promote yourself properly, then there are many opportunities waiting for you!
Engagement across your social media platforms can be broken down into 3 basic categories of commenters. Speaking from professional experience, I've found that the first step to great engagement is to spot the spam bots. You'll usually notice their obviously auto-generated emoji responses. Once you take those out of the equation and focus on actual human interactions, the real marketing can begin. While every marketer will have a different approach on how best to respond to the three following categories of commenters, here's our advice:
Hey everybody! This week we decided to team up and feature an article from our good friends and fellow marketers over at The Marketing Journey. Since we connected through Instagram, we figured it would be a good idea to share some of their awesome content on the subject. This article comes from Steven Fielding, marketing coach and entrepreneur extraordinaire:"
How many posts have you seen with people asking you to turn on Post Notifications for Instagram? Here's why