This month, Instagram launched a new sticker for Instagram Stories - 'Chats'. When tapped, the Chats sticker will enable your Stories viewers to join a private discussion. The social media platform shared news of the latest feature in their own Story, which shows you how to add and make use of the Chats sticker in … Continue reading Using Instagram Stories’ new Chats sticker for business
If you manage social media accounts for a business, then you’ll know how much time and energy it takes to not only keep an account active and generate engagement, but to interact with that engagement too. It can be hard to disconnect when notifications ping through on your phone at all times of the day, … Continue reading Taking a holiday when you manage social media
Since its launch in August 2016, Instagram Stories has allowed an Instagram user to create a ‘story’ of images and videos. These appear above a user’s Instagram feed and are available to view for 24 hours only… after that, they disappear. Instagram users can draw on the photos and videos, add text and filters, record a … Continue reading Ideas for more creative Instagram Stories
By using Twitter's in built search bar in a particular way, you can search for Tweets by location, and even Tweets within a radius of a particular point that mention a specific word or phrase. While this can prove to be interesting in itself, you can use this type of search to take part in … Continue reading Searching Tweets By Location
One of the most frequent questions I get asked when I’m training others in social media marketing is “But, what do I post on social media? What do I talk about each day?”. I know it can be daunting - you know you should be posting something, but end up sitting, staring at a blank screen. At … Continue reading What do I post on social media?
How many apps have you allowed access to your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts? The answer is probably more than you think. Do your posts to Facebook appear as a 'fb.me' link on Twitter? It's annoying, right? And not only for you, but your followers too. A number of business owners that I've visited over the past … Continue reading How do you unlink social media accounts?
A Guest Blog Post from Sommer at Sidekick Digital First impressions matter, which is why landing pages can be the death of your campaign if executed poorly. Potential conversion opportunities are frequently missed because of badly designed landing pages or unconvincing copy deterring users. The benefits are huge when you perfect your landing page design … Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to a Successful Landing Page
Surprise! 🎉 If you've taken a look at Instagram over the past couple of days you might have seen the new Instagram feature. A post shared by Instagram read: "Starting today, you can share up to 10 photos and videos in one post on Instagram. With this update, you no longer have to choose the single … Continue reading New Instagram Feature
Think for a moment about people you know - family, friends, colleagues, old school friends... How many of them have social media accounts? My guess is 'most of them'! Today, there are few better ways to interact with your current and potential customers on a daily basis than with social media. Just 10 years ago, … Continue reading 6 Daily Habits for Anyone Looking After Social Media for Business
So, Instagram Stories has been around for a few months now and I think it's safe to say it's here to stay. Having had the opportunity to play with Instagram Stories myself, and to watch what others do with it, here's a few ideas of how to effectively use Instagram Stories for your business. What is … Continue reading 5 Ways To Use Instagram Stories For Your Business