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Your 5 Step Guide to Creating a Great Instagram Story

1. Plan ahead. Like all great stories, plan a beginning, an end, and most importantly, stick to the plot! The beginning posts of your IG story must be attention grabbing for your audience. This is when you announce you’re about to tell an amazing story and create a screen tapping hook that yells, “Hey, something…

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How Brands Can Use Instagram Location & Hashtag Stories

In May, Instagram released two new features to help people find Stories related to their interests. Through the Explore tab, users can now search by location or hashtag, and scroll through a compilation of Instagram Stories that have a particular location sticker, hashtag sticker, or hashtag in a caption. The Explore tab also features select…

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What Marketers Should Know About Generation Z

The first generation of true digital natives is growing up – and marketers are paying attention to their priorities and habits. People in Generation Z – born after 2000, following millennials – are unique in that they have never known a time before technologies such as smartphones, social media platforms and streaming media services. And…

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The Story Behind the Stories

Snapchat pioneered Stories. Then Instagram followed. And now Facebook has jumped on board. The basic functionality of Stories is the same across all three social networks. Users compile photos and short videos – enhancing them with filters, text, drawings and other tools if desired – into a slideshow that is viewable for 24 hours, and…

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How Chat & Messaging Apps Can Bolster Customer Service

How brands provide customer service is changing. For years, when consumers had questions or problems to address, their options were to pick up the phone or send an email. Now new tools, such as chat technology and messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, are offering retailers the opportunity to widen their scope of communication. Research from…

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How Can You Track Effectiveness in Social Media?

Everything you do for your business on Facebook – whether it’s a post or an ad campaign – serves a purpose in your overall marketing strategy. And it’s important to track the impact of each of these actions to measure how many people you reached, how they engaged with your content, and what calls to…

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Social Media for Social Good: From Land O’Lakes to Lush

Land O’Lakes is on a mission to “delete hunger one photo at a time.” The brand’s new Delete to Feed campaign is partnering with Feeding America to raise awareness about hunger in the United States, and donate millions of meals to those in need. Land O’Lakes is harnessing the popularity of foodie content on Instagram…

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Why Posting Brunch Pictures at Dinner Time Works

You may already be doubting this post as an excuse for selfies and “omg, look at this smoothie I made.” But let me explain, or the headline won’t make sense the way I want it to. To help you follow along with my thought process, I want tell you a bit about myself. I’m a senior in college with…

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