This week’s Social Media Update has a lot of blog posts on Instagram. They are all great and worth reading. Instagram Stories can boost your engagement so I recommend that you make time to read the post by Roy Povarchik. Mark Walker Ford always writes great posts so I suggest you read his on blogging. Now that I think of it, they are all worth reading; that’s why I included them. 😎
Instagram has rolled out its ‘Promote’ for Stories and ‘Share A Link To Your by Lindsey Gamble: “Back in November, it was announced that Instagram was testing a number of new features/tools including the ability to share an Instagram Story as a link and a new ad type in Promote For Stories.”
Top Instagram Updates You Need to Know in 2019 – January Edition by Ana Gotter and from AdEspresso: “As you’re taking a look at your social media marketing strategies for 2019, it would be a helpful start to see all of the new changes happening with the platform, and we’re here to help with our first Instagram update post of the year.”
How to Improve Your Instagram Story Engagement from Social Media Examiner and by Roy Povarchik: “Want people to spend more time on your Instagram story content? Looking for tips to prompt active engagement on your stories? In this article, you’ll discover seven ways to encourage followers to tap on, reply to, and screenshot your Instagram stories.”
A nine-part series on how to use Instagram for business from Buffer: “The Instagram Marketing Strategy Series will provide you with actionable insights and lessons from real businesses on the most important aspects of your Instagram marketing strategy. Including, ads, Stories, customer experience, growing your audience, and more.”
Blog Writing Secrets: 21 Tips to Create More Appealing Blog Posts [Infographic] by Mark Walker-Ford: “Are you looking for ways to improve your blog writing skills? Want your blog posts to be more appealing to your readers?bThe team from Manage Inbound share their blog writing tips in this infographic.”
10 Need to Know Facebook Marketing Stats for 2019 from Social Media Today: “Facebook might not be the newest or prettiest social network, but it’s still certainly one of the most useful platforms for marketers. For example, 93% of social media advertisers use Facebook ads, which clearly suggests that it’s worth your while.”
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