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Social Media News and Actionable Insights

Welcome to my blog

As a life-longer learner I’m an avid reader, taking in new information from a variety of sources every day. On my social media profiles, and in this blog, I share best practice advice for social media marketing – industry news, planning tips and how to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Instagram Tips

How to get the most from your Instagram channel.

Eight useful apps for Instagram

  Instagram is a great social media app that allows you to share your photos and videos with millions of users around the world. But you can greatly improve your Instagram experience by using a few apps... Linktr.ee Instagram only lets you add one link to your bio. Linktr.ee provides a smart link which, when tapped, opens a handy menu…

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How to create an Instagram Story

  In August 2016, Instagram introduced Stories to compete with a similar feature on Snapchat… disappearing content. In June 2018, Instagram reported 400 million uses of stories every day. They are useful for sales and promotions, product launches, tutorials and sharing behind the scenes insights. One third of the most viewed Stories are from businesses One in five Stories on…

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10 things you should know about Instagram

    What is Instagram? Instagram is a photo and video-sharing social networking service. When did Instagram launch? Instagram was developed by Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom who launched it in October 2010. Initially, it was exclusively on iOS before they released an Android version the following year. Who owns Instagram? After Mike and Kevin launched Instagram in 2010, it…

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