5 Fool-Proof Hacks To Get More Instagram Followers in 2019

With over 1 billion monthly users, an ultra-smart algorithm, and tons of clever, creative brands on Instagram, it’s a competitive place if you want to grow your account and boost your following. So if you really want to stand out, show off your brand, and get more followers on Instagram, you have to work smarter and harder. Here are 5 ways to gain more Instagram followers this year.

The 7 Key Building Blocks of the Best Facebook Business Pages

We’re back with another highly-requested building block post, this time covering how to build and optimize your Facebook Business page. The OG social media hangout, Facebook is still a valuable source of new leads and traffic, and can provide a huge ROI with Facebook Ads for small business. Best practices incorporate the following 7 tips to optimize your Facebook Business page.

Embroiled WeWork CEO Resigns as Reports of Drug Use and Bizarre Behavior Surface

The writing was on the wall as a failed IPO, massive workforce layoff, and staggering company devaluation ($47 billion to $15 billion) all combined to catalyze the resignation of embattled Israeli co-founder and CEO, Adam Neumann. WeWork, the co-working conglomerate catering to hip freelancers and remote workers, has been on a dizzying slide the last few months, with deep market criticism of their planned IPO making headlines almost daily.

How High Will Lyft Fly? Ride-Hailing App’s IPO Debut Pops 20% On Friday

The market has spoken, and the battle of the rideshare apps has culminated in a runaway success for Lyft, as the company’s debut on the public market raised about $2.3 billion on Friday. The highly-anticipated initial public offering was fueled by a heavy appetite for the stock, exceeding analysts’ initial projections and selling over 32 million shares at $72 a piece. As trading began, stock prices briefly topped out at $87 a share, settling at around $80 a share by 2pm EST.

Instagram Live Hack: Using IG Live To Create Webinar-Style Videos

There are always a few underutilized tools within most social media platforms, but I would be willing to bet that Instagram Live is perhaps the MOST underutilized tool for small brands and businesses. Last year, Instagram updated Instagram Live to be even more robust and useful; Instagram Live now allows you to invite a friend to join your Live Broadcast, and displays that second user in split-screen format, just like most webinar platforms.

The Keys To Optimizing Your Instagram Business Profile: What Your Brand Is Doing Wrong, And How To Fix It

An Instagram business page is essential to your brand identity and should be used to interact with your target demographic of potential and existing customers. The best Instagram business pages, or profiles, are branded consistently, easily identifiable, clear in what they are offering or representing, and have easy to find contact information including a link to your business’s website or landing page.

Let’s Get Real: Do Marketers Really Need Twitter in 2019?

Being responsive on Twitter creates transparency, trust, and confidence. Interacting authentically with users ensures your brand seems helpful and approachable. All of these qualities — transparent, trustworthy, reliable, helpful, approachable, responsive — are the qualities that your potential customer wants and expects from a business or brand in 2019. The opportunity to cultivate your brand’s image should not be missed, and Twitter is the ideal platform to execute on this goal.

My Secret To Great Content: Why ‘Chunking’ Is The Key To Successful Marketing For Your Small Business

We all know the golden rule of digital marketing: content is king. And because of this rule, we are constantly tasked with creating new, engaging, and innovative content for our small businesses. I want to share a secret of great content creators with you: content chunking.