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Business Bootcamp: Social Media 101 Remastered

It’s no secret that trends and technology change with time, but the pandemic has shifted the evolution of social media into overdrive. Unable to meet face-to-face, most of us turned to technology to maintain communication with one another. In response, the platforms on which we interact have expanded their amenities for both users and businesses. […]
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What is TikTok, and Is It Good for Selling?

As business owners, we tend to market only on platforms we feel comfortable with. When new social media trends arise, it can feel like you’re losing ground when it comes to marketing. However, all social media platforms are not built the same, and depending on your audience, you might be just as present as always. […]
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When Facebook Was Down, Did It Halt Your Business? Let’s Fix That

When Facebook, along with siblings of Instagram, WhatsApp and others, went down earlier this week, it didn’t just bring down social media and messaging platforms: it also halted businesses. The 6+ hour outage meant for some, their company effectively ceased to be, unable to communicate or sell to customers without the use of one or […]
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How To Get Users to Watch Your Instagram Videos

Video now reigns supreme on Instagram. Are you having trouble making the shift and keeping engagement? If you hope to generate engagement using Instagram videos, you need to know how to expertly execute the video process. Gaining traction with Instagram videos requires a lot more than chasing viral trends. Let’s review how you can get […]
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How to Add Captions to Your Instagram Videos

With roughly a billion active users, businesses are jumping at the opportunity to develop immersive brand storytelling through video. Instagram Stories, Reels, and in-feed videos are great for providing engaging and dynamic insights that increase brand recognition and loyalty. However, many businesses are leaving out a simple yet major facet of their videos which is […]
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Creator vs. Business Instagram Profiles: Which Do I Need for My Brand?

Like all things related to technology, Instagram is constantly evolving. Although being added to the platform in mid-2019 – what feels like a century ago – many users are still unfamiliar with creator accounts. While sharing some similarities with the business account, both types of profiles are geared toward different users. Depending on your goals […]
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Business Bootcamp: Tracking New Social Media Trends

Social media trends have the benefit of being quickly adopted. With quarantine contributing to consumers’ internet usage, these trends have caught fire even quicker than before. This rapid evolution in the field has presented businesses and social media marketers with brand new challenges when it comes to their online strategy. To help manage this dizzying […]
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Using Instagram Hashtags to Increase Brand Exposure

Instagram is continuously finding ways to revolutionize its platform, making it an ideal location to gain free exposure for your business. However, regardless of the ever-evolving features, without the right tools at your disposal, the feedback for your social media advertising can seem stagnant. In the case of Instagram, one of the elements that most […]