In all honesty, running a business is extremely hard on its own. This is why I am focused on maintaining the clients I have and hosting workshops. I don’t want to add more work to my plate than needs be. However, there was a time when I believed that for a small business to be successful, the owner must blog, social media and email marketing. Since then, my mainframe has completely changed. It was not because of the burnout that happened when trying to do all those things in more. I actually became really smart about my business and other people’s business. Today, I want to breakdown what your business needs to do when it comes to blogging, social media and email marketing.
Some “expert or guru” will say that if you’re looking to grow a large following on Instagram, that boat has sailed. To be honest, I believe you can do anything you put your mind to especially when it comes to growing your small business social media presence. It’s all about finding the right methods for your small business. Personally, I have seen people take an account to zero to 10,000 in six months in 2016. So, know that you can still grow your Instagram following long as you’re willing to work hard for it. Today, I am giving you a breakdown of the five most popular ways to grow your Instagram following.
Hobby Lobby, Target, Dollar Tree and even Starbucks have been getting us ready for the holiday season since mid-October. Let’s be completely honest, this isn’t a made-up commercial holiday that snuck up on you. When I had my online boutique in July, I was preparing my business for the holiday season. It’s a billion dollar season, and you deserve to have a couple of slices of the customer and revenue pie.
Instagram is one the fastest growing platforms for small business owners. We all know the importance of being seen on a platform by our target audience. A very long time ago, I was not for million spammy like hashtags. However, I am all here for utilizing the right hashtags that can maximize your companies exposure. This is one four other things I have done to grow my small business Instagram profile. First, I tried doing loop giveaway, creating a visual timeline and finally making my company bio more appealing.
Girllllll, I want you to win especially in the social media space. There are a plethora of small businesses doing social media wrong. Let’s break down how you can make your business Instagram account more appealing. A visually appealing timeline is not only inviting but makes your customers engage and want to support your small business.
Let me completely honest, for over a year or so I have been wanting to automate my Instagram account. Heck, I wanted to automate all my social media so I could free up some time. A while ago, I shared with my clients a list of platforms they could use for this. Honestly, I was not a fan of several of the platforms. Then Planoly* came to my attention again. Planoly happens to be something I am madly in love with for my businesses. Seriously, I am constantly on there and I am about to give you a complete breakdown on automation your Instagram account utilizing their platform.
My clients think I am the Jill of all Trades and I am always on it. In actuality, I am just really a planner and studier. I dig deeper into whatever I am trying to do to find the simplicity for it to work for me. That’s the thing we see what the masses are doing and think we can do it too. Everyone talks about how easy it is to curate content for social media, but never really explains it. Today, I am providing five tips on content curation for social media channels.
After overwhelming feedback from Five Secrets Instagram Influencers Are Not Sharing post that carried over to a discussion on Twitter. I knew I needed to create a post on how I utilize automation for the three platforms I love using. Today, we are going to talk about how I automate my Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Instagram is no longer the new kid on the block that people are weary regarding joining for their business. Its one of the number one questions I receive “how to utilize Instagram to grow my business” and all the other questions that will flow from that one singular question. A couple years back, I was weary of the platform but I should’ve jumped in maybe I would be ahead who knows. Today, I actually want to talk to you about the good, bad and ugly of growing your business on Instagram.
If you’re planning on launching a business this year or you currently are, I know all the online experts are telling you to join every social media platform. Listen, girl let me share a little secret that no one is truly sharing because its not beautiful. The more social media channels you are the more you will run yourself raggedy. You can grow your business without utilizing a billion social media channels at once.
Every social media guru has stated that if you want to grow your business in a millennial era you must have video content for your users. First, I will state if you’re not comfortable in front of the camera or your audience is not caught in the video craze do not fret. Jumping on a bandwagon for video content will cause you more stress than trying to maintain the presence on other social media platforms.