The Instagram Algorithm, its Ranking Factors – and How to Conquer It

Like many social networks, Instagram uses an algorithm to decide which content to show to its users. For Instagram success, you need to know the main ranking factors and understand how to play the Instagram algorithm for more reach. By now, we are all familiar with algorithms deciding what we see on our social networks. Even though we may get…

How to Use Instagram Live Shopping To Grow Your Business

Kendra Beckley is an editor and business development manager for PhD Kingdom and Assignment Writing Services, assisting companies moving to new markets and building long-term relationships with clients. She also writes articles on various topics at Nextcoursework.com, amongst others.  Not long after its release, Instagram took social media by storm. Instagram is now moving to become as powerful a name…

6 Types of Instagram Videos to Get More Followers

The following is a guest post by Cristian Stanciu. Cristian Stanciu is a freelance video editor, owner, and post-production coordinator of Veedyou Media – a company offering video editing services to videographers, marketing agencies, video production studios or brands all over the globe. I can catch up with him on his blog or on LinkedIn. Even the experts couldn’t predict…

Instagram Hashtags for National Days, Social Media Events and Every Day of the Year

Have you ever noticed these special Instagram hashtags that are celebrated on one day of the year? These fun hashtags for social media events, national days and worldwide celebration days? These hashtags, you usually notice when it is too late to come up with a witty idea for a social media post. Do you know where these hashtags and celebrations…

7 Highly-Effective Instagram Marketing Strategies That Will Triple Your Sales

The following is a guest post by Burkhard Berger, the founder of awesomex™. You can follow him on his path from 0 to 100,000 monthly visitors on www.awesomex.com. His articles include some of the best growth hacking strategies and digital scaling tactics that he has learned from his own successes and failures. Feel free to follow him on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.…

Instagram Stories: What are They and How Can You Use Them

More than 1 billion people are actively using Instagram every month. 90% of Instagram accounts follow brands on Instagram. More than 500 million people are using Instagram stories every day. Source: Instagram What are Instagram Stories? Instagram stories are a special kind of post on Instagram that is not featured in the Instagram feed and vanishes after 24 hours. Instagram…

15 Steps To Successfully Market Your Blog On Instagram

Can you market your blog on Instagram? Big question! Sharing links to content from your blog to Twitter or Facebook is a straight forward way to promote your blog posts on social media. It always works, right? Well, with Instagram it is slightly different: Links in image captions on Instagram are not clickable. In contrast to other social networks, a…

5 Types of Posts on Instagram You Shouldn’t Miss Out On

If you are active on Instagram you probably know that you need to come up with new posts all the time. In order to grow your account, some social media marketing professionals advise you to post a lot: Neil Patel, for instance, recommends you to post 1-2 photos, 5-30 stories, 1 video per day. If you manage to do that,…