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Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Instagram to Offer Social Advertising to All This Year by by @EleanorPie #InstagramAds. Instagram to Offer Social Advertising to All This Year by @eleanorpie Spin Sucks. By: Eleanor Pierce | June 11, 2015 | By Eleanor Pierce Am I the only one who likes some of the social advertising on Instagram? I haven’t gotten any of the Oreo ads people are talking about in my feed, but I have gotten a few that were just plain pretty. I have yet to buy anything as a result, but who knows. Maybe my attitudes about some brands have been influenced by the social advertising images that pop up in my feed as I scroll. And now, we can all get ready for even more ads in our Instagram feeds.

Instagram Ads for Everyone! In a blog post, the Facebook-owned image-sharing network announced it will open its social advertising capabilities to all advertisers later this year. Some of the features will feel familiar. Advertisers will be able to target based on interests and audience characteristics, just like on Facebook. And, just like on Facebook, there’s sure to be some pushback by users. A Beautiful Experience About to Be Ruined? The New York Times recently reported: Perhaps. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Map lets you see #sunrise and #sunset #Instagram images in real-time via @MailOnline. All Our Yesterdays map lets you see sunrise and sunset on Instagram in real time. The zoomable map places a marker for Instagram users’ #sunrise and #sunset tags from the past 24 hoursThe larger the bright dot appears on the map, the closer the photograph to the moment of the actual eventProject is designed to show how our social networks reveal the reality of time as a never-ending loop By Ellie Zolfagharifard For Dailymail.com Published: 22:49 GMT, 12 June 2015 | Updated: 00:48 GMT, 13 June 2015 Right now, somewhere in the world, a sunrise or sunset is painting the sky a majestic red And the chances are a smartphone is capturing that moment and uploading it to Instagram.

Now, you can see all of these sunrises and sunsets in real-time using an interactive ‘All Our Yesterdays’ map. Hover over the map below to see a sunset in your area The global map, created by designer Michelle Chandra, places a marker for Instagram users’ #sunrise and #sunset tags from the past 24 hours. The larger the bright dot on the zoomable map, the closer to the moment of the actual event. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "10 Proven Tactics To Grow Instagram Followers and Engagement via @buffer #InstagramTips. How to Grow Your Following on Instagram. Instagram now has more than 800 million monthly users and sky-high user engagement levels. And with 80 percent of accounts following a business on Instagram, it seems like marketers might be more keen than ever to get acquainted with Instagram for their business. I know we are at Buffer! Lately, we’ve been sharing, liking, and trying new ways to grow Buffer’s Instagram account, and it’s been so much fun.

Since Instagram is a platform we’re keen to focus on, we thought it would be fun to research some ways to grow a following there. Whether you’re growing your own personal account or working on behalf of a company, read on to find out the 10 best tactics (with tools and examples!) Buffer for Instagram now comes with direct scheduling! Top 10 Instagram Growth Tactics 10 actionable ways to supercharge your follower growth on Instagram: 1. 1. They found that the more often you post, the more likes and followers you get. Here’s the impact of posting more: 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. Do you notice any trends? 8. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How Food Brands Can Nail Instagram by @LaurenJohnson #Instagram #brands #smm. How Food Brands Can Nail Instagram | Adweek. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "14 ways to make your Instagram photos stand out and get noticed by @breakingnewsie #Instagram.

14 ways to make your Instagram photos stand out and get noticed | BreakingNews.ie. So have you been posting loads of Instagram photos but not getting noticed? Do you find yourself getting seriously suffering from Instagram envy while browsing Lauren Conrad‘s soft-focus lifestyle photos, Ella Woodward‘s scrumptious food or Lauren Bath’s gorgeous travel photos? With over 300 million people using Instagram, maybe it’s time to up the game and find new ways to stand out from the crowd. Here are a few tips to make your Instagram pics pop. 1. Don’t take photos via Instagram That’s because your phone camera’s way better – Instagram’s camera app doesn’t allow you to zoom and it automatically crops all your photos into a square. It’s also worth noting that most smartphones come with an HDR (High Dynamic Range) function, allowing you to take photos with different (pre-set) exposures – another thing you can’t get on Instagram. 2. Before Instagram came into our lives, most of our pictures were either landscape or portrait and came with a set of thumb rules photographers swore by. 3. 4.

Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Facebook Inc E-Commerce Move Regarding Instagram Could Alienate Users #InstagramAds. Facebook Inc E-Commerce Move Regarding Instagram Could Alienate Users. A few days ago, Facebook Inc.'s (NASDAQ:FB) Instagram announced"Instagram For Business", a platform for salespeople and advertisers. The blog explains how other companies are utilizing the platform, and how businesses of any scale can benefit from it. Venturebeat talked to Adam Padilla, an experienced marketer, who disagrees with Instagram’s latest course of action, and says how it could be “killing its golden goose.” Mr. Padilla belongs to the advertising industry, and is the creative director at Brandfire, his own agency. He is widely known on Instagram for his illustrations, and has more than 17,000 followers. Mr. In 2013, Instagram hosted a selected few ads, but with the Instagram For Business announcement, it will soon be granting any business or brand permission to post advertisements.

With its focus towards business, Instagram will also include a "Shop Now" button for experimental purposes; it will enable users to make purchases while browsing through the newsfeed. Mr. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Instagram Expands Ad Platform: This Week in Social Media via @smexaminer #InstagramAds. Instagram Expands Ad Platform: This Week in Social Media Social Media Examiner. Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. What’s New This Week Instagram Expands its Advertising Platform to All Companies: As Instagram continues to build its ad platform, it is “focused on three key areas: Expanding ad offerings to include action-oriented formats, enabling more targeting capabilities, and making it easier for businesses large and small to buy ads on Instagram.” In the coming weeks, “people will be able to learn about a product or service and then take action directly from an ad to sign up on a website, buy a product, or download an app.” Twitter Announces the Twitter Official Partner Program: “The launch of the Twitter Official Partner Program brings together our strategic partners from the Twitter Certified Program and the Twitter Marketing Platform Partner Program” Other upcoming social media news worth following: Weekly Video Tip: Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "5 Brands on #Instagram That Succeed With Influencer Marketing by @KateTalbot2 #SocialInfluence.

5 Brands on Instagram That Succeed With Influencer Marketing Social Media Examiner. Are you looking to increase your visibility on Instagram? Have you considered reaching out to influencers? Partnering with influencers increases reach, brand awareness and revenue. In this article you’ll discover five brands tapping into the power of Instagram influencers. Why Use Influencers on Instagram? With more than 300 million users, Instagram has become one of the most engaging visual platforms. Product promotion is key on the platform, and there is no better way to showcase your brand’s offerings than partnering with social media influencers. Discover five brands succeeding with Instagram influencer marketing. Listen to this article: Listen now: Play in new window | Download Influence is audience reach (number of followers) multiplied by brand affinity (expertise and credibility) and strength of relationship with followers.

Social media influencers are modern-day celebrities. Here are five brands and their Instagram influencers worth checking out. #1: Promote a Partnership Final Thoughts. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "When #InstagramTrends Spawn Harmful Hashtags by @momfluential via @B2Community. When Instagram Trends Spawn Harmful Hashtags. This week Paris civil authorites announced the end of an instagram era.

For the past few years, thousands of tourists and lovers have been leaving locks on Paris bridges, particularly the Pont de Arts, in a symbol of lasting love. Over 59 thousand instagram images have documented this phenemon, using the hashtag #LoveLocks – one of several hashtags used to document the bridge. The hashtagged images have added to the fervor of this fad. From the Kardashians to my own clan, fans of the Bridge of Locks have flocked to Paris to participate in this pop up tradition.

It’s wasn’t enough to merely see the sight. In order to do the Bridge of Locks properly (and keep the trend going), enthusiasts were driven to take a photo and document it publicly. Part of the experience was being a part of the instagram trend. On Monday of this week, that tradition is coming to an end. Part of the reason is that the locks present a danger to the structural integrity of the bridge. Not all the press is good. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "#Instagram’s Creative Mastermind Gives This Advice on How to Shoot a Carousel Ad #CarouselAd.

Instagram's Creative Mastermind Gives This Advice on How to Shoot a Carousel Ad | Adweek. Brands are playing around with Instagram's new Carousel Ads, and Instagram's creative team is working directly with advertisers to come up with ways to use the slideshows. A carousel is simply one post with multiple photos that users can swipe to view. When the feature—which is only available in sponsored posts—was introduced, marketers were interested in the idea of sequential storytelling and building a narrative through multiple photos. The ads were first launched in the U.S. In March and roll out in more countries next week. This week, Instagram released a handful of the first campaigns to use its carousels, including GM, CeaBrasil, Fido Mobile and Lacoste. What those ads show is that there's more than one way to tell a story—narratives in three photos, for instance, or a number of images arranged to reveal one wide-angle ad, as was the case with GM. No matter which route a brand chooses, there are a few universal style tips to creating a proper Carousel Ad.

Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "25 Ways To Get More Instagram Followers Fast via @Garin #Instagram #Followers. 25 Ways To Get More Instagram Followers Fast. If you want to get more Instagram followers fast the first thing to keep in mind is that there are plenty of Instagrammers out there so boosting your Insta-brand is easy as pie when you know what you are doing. Multiple sources have reported that there are now more than 300 million active Instagram users and that makes Instagram one of the most popular social networks in the world, and bigger than other leading social media sites likes Twitter, Tumblr, and Snapchat. No doubt some of Instagram’s recent growth comes from standing on the shoulders of the worlds largest social network, Facebook, who bought them a few years ago for just under a billion dollars in stock. Instagram is a very active network. By very active I mean to the tune of more than 40 million photos shared per day, 8500 likes pressed per second, and 1000 comments shared per second. 1.

Share High Quality Authentic Content Be selective and share the very best images you take. Make sure the photos you post personal and authentic. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "7 Ways to Build an Engaged #InstagramFollowing by @TheCoolestCool via @SMExaminer #smm. 7 Ways to Build an Engaged Instagram Following Social Media Examiner. Do you have an Instagram account? Want to get more engagement from your followers? If you want to drive engagement on Instagram, there’s plenty you can do to increase your company’s visibility to get more likes, comments and followers.

In this article I’ll share seven tips for building an engaged Instagram following. Discover seven tips for building an engaged Instagram following. Listen to this article: Listen now: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: iTunes | Android | #1: Include Clear Calls to Action On Instagram, calls to action (CTAs) appear either in the image itself or the caption. This fun image approach from Brisk has the like built into the CTA.

Brisk’s Double-Tap campaign asks fans to double-tap their favorite flavor. A simple way to get more engagement is to ask followers to “tag the person you love most” in the caption. . #2: Use Location for Calls to Action GoPro uses a CTA to point people to their URL. You can also add text under an image’s location on Instagram. Moblized. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "5 #InstagramMarketing Best Practices to Build A Massive Following via @sejournal #visuals #smm. 5 Instagram Best Practices to Build Massive Following. The reason for Instagram’s success lies in its engaged community. Research shows that Instagrammers are passionate about their platform and have a high level of interaction with content creators who use the network.

According to Instagram’s Business resources, the network currently showcases: 300 million active usersMore than 70 million new photos per day5 billion photo likes dailyMore than 30 billion total photos shared It’s no wonder why so many brands and businesses are turning to Instagram to reach new audiences and engage their followers. There’s a sense of creativity and inspiration among Instagram users as they utilize the network’s tools to create stunning content and share it with friends, family, followers, colleagues, audience members, and the rest of the world.

Additionally, Instagram uses a visually focused design that allows for quick viewing and processing. When it comes to making the most of Instagram, it pays to have a strong foundation. But what about really succeeding? Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Putting Your #Business on #Instagram? Here’s What You Need to Know by @mitchmeyerson #smm. Putting Your Business on Instagram? Here's What You Need to Know. In his book Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, Mitch Myerson introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined the developing landscape of online marketing. Learn how to master proven strategies, avoid costly mistakes and grow your business. In this edited excerpt, contributing author Sue B. Zimmerman offers five easy tips for using Instagram to market your small business. In 2014, Instagram reached 200 million users with 25 percent of Fortune 500 companies posting an average of 5.5 times per week. And out of the top 100 brands that post on Instagram (like Pepsi, Starbucks, Coach, and Nike), 43 percent post photos and videos daily.

Brands are adopting Instagram in a visual way, creating a personality behind the brand that goes beyond just words, product pictures, sales, and offers. Here are some ideas for making Instagram work for your business, no matter the industry. 1. Start a conversation. Join a conversation. 2. 3. 4. How does this affect your engagement? 5. Peg Fitzpatrick sur Twitter : "Instagram 101: 7 Keys Steps to #Instagram Success - #smtips... Instagram 101: 7 Keys Steps to Instagram Success. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "National Geographic Tops 1 Billion #Instagram Likes via @SocialTimes #NationalGeographic. National Geographic Tops 1 Billion Instagram Likes. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Instagram Gets Three New Filters, Brand New Emoji Hashtags via @mattsouthern #Instagram. Instagram Gets Three New Filters, Brand New Emoji Hashtags. When Instagram introduced five new filters this past December, they were said to be met with “overwhelming excitement” from the community (and who could blame them, that new Ludwig filter is pretty brilliant).

The response to the new filters was so positive that the company has announced the addition of three more filters to its lineup. Instagrammers will also be happy to know that new filters will be introduced more frequently from now on. Here’s how the new filters — Lark, Reyes, and Juno — are described: “Inspired by weekend adventures outdoors, Lark, Reyes and Juno are a family of modern, subtle filters that brighten and enhance your photos in refined, beautiful ways. Lark desaturates reds while punching up blues and greens to bring your landscapes to life. Also a staple of Instagram these days are emojis. While that will certainly look cool, I also see it as being a way to add new functionality to the service, especially if you use it as a way to discover new content.

Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "75 Popular Instagram Tags You Should Be Using by @dsullyk #Instagram #hashtags #mktg. 75 Popular Instagram Tags SociallyStacked. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "#Instagram Tightens #Guidelines To Curb Pornography And Harassment by @dseetharaman. Instagram Tightens Rules to Curb Pornography and Harassment. How To Create A Stand Out Profile on Instagram. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "#Instagram Post Notifications: This Week in Social Media via @smexaminer #postnotifications. Instagram Post Notifications: This Week in Social Media. Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week? Instagram Adds Post Notifications: Instagram introduced a new feature that allows you to receive push notifications “when your favorite accounts post a photo or video.” Instagram’s new feature sends push notifications when your favorite accounts post. Facebook Launches Web Version of Messenger: Facebook introduced “a dedicated desktop experience with the launch of Messenger.com.” Messenger.com is available to English-speaking users globally. Twitter Introduces Tailored Trends on Mobile: Twitter has made “some updates to the trends experience on mobile to make them more informative and easier to find.”

“Trends are a great way to find out what people are talking about on Twitter at a given moment and at a single glance.” Other social media news worth following: Weekly Video Tip: What do you think? Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How To Create An Instagram Strategy For Your Business via @MSocialBusiness #instagram #smm. How to Create an Instagram Strategy for Your Business. POPSUGAR Tech sur Twitter : "#Instagram is down! We repeat: Instagram is down. Here's how to handle the tragedy: How to Check If a Website Is Down. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Will #Instagram shut down this 17-year-old’s app? by @jillianeugenios #Uploader #CalebBenn. Will Instagram shut down this 17-year-old's app? | Business. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How to Promote Your Business With Instagram via @smexaminer #InstagramForBusiness.

How to Promote Your Business With Instagram. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "5 Ways to Use Instagram to Promote Your #Restaurant by @alyssasellors #Instagram #smm. 5 Ways to Use Instagram to Promote Your Restaurant. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Instagram Apps For Hootsuite #integratedapps #instagram #Hootsuite... 9 Strategies for Creating Powerful Instagram Captions. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How #Pinterest and #Instragram Can Rock Your Marketing by @SusanGilbert via @B2Community #smm. How Pinterest and Instragram Can Rock Your Marketing.

Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How to Find and Remove #FakeFollowers from #Twitter and #Instagram via @smexaminer. How to Find and Remove Fake Followers from Twitter and Instagram. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "Brand Building For #Biotech Companies Using #Instagram | #brandbuilding #Instagram. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "#Twitter really doesn’t want its top users to share #Instagram links anymore via @mashable. Twitter really doesn't want its top users to share Instagram links anymore.

Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How to Promote Your #Business With Instagram > by @Danielle_Prager #Instagram #smm. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "The Great #InstaPurge: Assessing The Damage And Moving On > #Instapocolypse #Instagram. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "How to Spot Trends On Instagram—Before It’s Too Late > #Instagram #Trends by @MattFoulger. Business Standard Article Details Page. Kimberlee Lockhart sur Twitter : "#Instagram Deletes Marijuana-Themed Accounts, Inspires “Instagram of Marijuana” @sfweekly. Adweek. Connect with Your Readers - How Authors Can Use Instagram. 7 Data Points Proving What Works on Instagram. Instagram purge gives users a reality check.

Justin Bieber dethroned as king of Instagram in massive follower purge. Facebook introduces Graph Search to mobile and Instagram rolls out verified badges. Adweek. Now Instagram Is Dominating Twitter In Another Hugely Important Way. REPORT: Instagram Crushes Twitter in Engagement. Instagram Adds Five New Filters. Vound sur Twitter : "We are on #instagram! Follow us @voundapp and lets share some awesome #vounds! Beyonce Slammed for Photoshopping New Instagram Images. How to Highlight an Area of a Photo on Instagram. Ten Ways to get More Instagram Followers.