instagram

INSTAGRAM is my Jam and can be a power platform for your Brand if you use it right. The desktop website is great for setting up your profile, but not for managing communications and posting. The desktop application is very limited as to what you can see and do.

The best place to handle your Instagram account would be on the mobile App. It can be downloaded either for Apple or Android.

Instagram Apps (for Creating Post & Stories)

Since Instagram is mostly used on mobile I’d suggest getting use to using a few Instagram apps. Some of my favorites are for creating videos, cutting them into stories, and posting fun Giant square post to cover my profile and add a little flare from time to time.

INSHOT

InShot Editor is a photo and video editing app specially designed to improve the final result for any video you want to upload to your Instagram. It also lets you improve pictures and, of course, save your edited videos to your device's memory. You can download it for APPLE and ANDROID.

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CUTSTORY

Just import a long video, and CutStory will cut it up and save it in your smartphone's camera roll as fragments of 15 seconds or any other length. CutStory is only available for Apple users right now.

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GIANT SQUARE

Giant Square is the FIRST app to let you create big pictures, panorama pictures and banners on Instagram! Giant Square is all-in-1 app that lets you do amazing things with your Instagram, Twitter and Facebook profile. You can download the app for APPLE and ANDROID devices!

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SCHEDULE & MANAGE

SKED SOCIAL

One tool to rule them all! Say hello to Sked Social – one place to plan and automatically post your spicy visuals on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and (soon) Twitter. Learn more...

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LATER

Save Time by Scheduling Your Instagram Posts Ahead of Time with Later. Manage Multiple Accounts, Schedule Video, Reposting, Analytics & Uploading Tools.

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PLANOLY

Manage, plan, and schedule your Instagram posts from your computer and mobile phones. Create a cohesive Instagram feed and manage multiple Instagram accounts with Planoly.

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Sharing Content on Instagram

The BEST Type of Content to Share is BRANDED. This uses the same Colors, Filters, Fonts. Your Profile overall should use a max of 3 colors to help create a uniform look an feel. People tend to follow and interact with content that is visually appealing and uniform.

Another great idea is creating content to EDUCATE or INSPIRE others.

 

Examples of Content:

  • Protect your brand
  • Product tutorials
  • Product in use
  • Lifestyle
  • Highly curated content (Others)

Posting Frequency:

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. People check their Instagram more than they do their email or any other platform. I'd suggest posting once a day at minimum and up to three times a day if you feel inspired! Five days a week (Monday through Friday will get you the most attention).

  • 1 - 3 x Per Day
  • 5 Days per Week

GET STARTED...

Learn how to get started on Instagram to get more likes, comments and followers! DOWNLOAD the INSTAGRAM GUIDE