Instagram Contest: How to Pick a Winner

As I told you last week, I am interested in running an Instagram contest. There was one topic I only discussed briefly: how to pick a winner. I learned that there are several ways that you can approach this important part of the contest. In this blog post, I list several methods of picking a winner as well as their benefits or drawbacks. Continue Reading →

How to Run a Winning Instagram Contest

I have been enjoying my Instagram business account for a while now. It has been going fairly well since I started using it about two years ago. I want to do something back for my followers while simultaneously trying to grow my account and boost engagement. A contest is something I have been thinking about, but since it would be the first time, I want to be prepared. What are the dos and don’ts when it comes to an Instagram contest? What rules should you follow? What are the best practices? I have researched it and want to share with you what I found. Continue Reading →

Hashtags on Popular Social Media Sites: The Ultimate Guide

In The Ultimate Guide to Hashtags on Instagram, I only focused on hashtags on Instagram as, at that time, I specifically wanted to grow my Instagram account. As social media is always changing, I thought it would be a good idea to publish an ultimate guide to hashtags on popular social media sites. The websites I include are Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram. Continue Reading →

Can Your Small Business Make Money on YouTube?

This week, I read an article by Ben Duchesney about creating a YouTube channel that helps your small business make money. He said: “If you want to make your small business famous – YouTube famous – now is a good time to start.” It sounds so simple. For my other company Meemoeder.com, I have a YouTube channel. Therefore, I can tell you it is not that simple. I want to dive into the article and explain my first-hand experience with it. Continue Reading →

How to Best Use Facebook Stories on Your Business Page

If you are managing social media accounts for your brand, you might sometimes be overwhelmed with all the new apps, features or tools. Facebook Stories is one of those more modern features on a platform that you may have been using for years. What is it, how can your brand benefit from it, how can your brand best approach Facebook Stories, and what are some best practices? This blog post will tell you all about it. Continue Reading →

Sponsored Posts on Instagram: The Ultimate Guide

Unsurprisingly, Instagram is an outstanding platform for brand awareness. Instagram’s sponsored posts are a fantastic way to get more reach, build your followers, and establish brand awareness. Getting more followers as a business means that you could get more engagement, more traffic, and indeed, more sales. In this blog post, I will show you how your brand can use sponsored posts on Instagram, how to create them, when you should use them, and how they are different from other types of Instagram Ads. Continue Reading →

Hashtags on LinkedIn: How to Use Them

A few weeks ago, I explained how to best use hashtags on the most popular social media sites. LinkedIn stands out in hashtag use, though. It seems like hashtags on LinkedIn are almost not done. In this blog post, I want to know why and how much hashtags contribute to brands’ posts on LinkedIn. Here, I examine hashtag use on LinkedIn by looking at current research and expert opinions. Continue Reading →