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Mutt Bombing: A Pawsome Use of Instagram

Mutt Bombing: A Pawsome Use of Instagram

My new favorite Instagram account has to be DallasPetsAlive and their Mutt Bombing Project. This is by far one of the best marketing/Instagram campaigns I have seen from a shelter, let alone any organization. Mutt Bombing is similar to photo bombing. It happens when someone (in the case a dog) gets into your photo without you […]

By February 12, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
What is….a Jeopardy Instagram Account?

What is….a Jeopardy Instagram Account?

If you haven’t found a reason to join Instagram yet, this is it. Someone has started a Daily Jeopardy clue account. Although I wish I could claim ownership, I can’t. This gem of an unofficial account did earn a follow from me though. The account posts a clue and the answer comes the following day. I […]

What Instagram is Missing

What Instagram is Missing

Instagram has gotten me a little frustrated lately. Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy taking photos, adding filters and sharing them with my friends, but there are a few features that Instagram is lacking. No sharing button Facebook has a share button, and Twitter has the Retweet. If there is a post that I […]

Turn Your Top 5 Instagram Photos into a Video with Statigram

Turn Your Top 5 Instagram Photos into a Video with Statigram

If you have a business Instagram account, you should get to know Statigram. Statigram integrates with your Instagram and provides you not only usage statistics, but it lets you… – Browse your feed in a grid format, – Browse your own photos in the same grid format – View your activity (likes and comments) – […]

By December 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Engage Your Fans with #ThrowbackThursday Hashtag

Engage Your Fans with #ThrowbackThursday Hashtag

#ThrowbackThursday, the social media hashtag trend that takes the internet by storm every week, is a great way to engage your fans. I’m not sure how the #ThrowbackThursday hashtag got started (let me know if you do) by users sharing old photos and including the hashtag on Twitter. I’ve shared a few old (ThrowbackThursday) photos […]

By December 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
I Mustache You for an Instagram Contest

I Mustache You for an Instagram Contest

Launching your Instagram account with a contest is a great way to gain exposure, especially if you require entrants to follow your account to be able to win. Do you have a website or blog? You can also curate the entries there using Snapwidget! A free widget that will put all images from a username […]

By November 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Advertising Coming to Instagram

Advertising Coming to Instagram

  Filtered photos, food porn and yoga poses will soon be accompanied by advertisements. Instagram announced last week that ads will be coming to the social network. “In the next couple months, you may begin seeing an occasional ad in your Instagram feed if you’re in the United States. Seeing photos and videos from brands […]

Run an Instagram Contest Using SnapWidget On Your Website

Run an Instagram Contest Using SnapWidget On Your Website

 Dearest Instagram, The world has an obsession with your on the fly photo editing capabilities and filters, buy why? Well I tell you why! You give the amateur photographer an instant digital portfolio of their best work, all in the palm of their hand. Don’t think I forgot about your inclusion of the hasthtag. They […]

By September 21, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Instagram Updates Mobile Application

Instagram Updates Mobile Application

  Today Instagram announced an update to their mobile app. With the updates, now you can… Upload video from your gallery in Instagram 4.0, you could only add filters and edit video created within the app itself. Now you can upload video no matter when it was recorded. Photo Straightening Don’t you hate crooked photos? […]

3 Platforms to Run a Social Media Contest On Besides Facebook

3 Platforms to Run a Social Media Contest On Besides Facebook

Do you want to engage your fans with a social media contest? This post will highlight ideas others have already used. Facebook was purposely excluded from this list as it falls into another category because of their strict guidelines. See Also: How to run a legal Facebook Photo Contest  1. Vine Although Instagram introduced video […]

Instagram Update: Embed Photos and Videos

Instagram Update: Embed Photos and Videos

  An update to Instagram this week now allows you to embed photos and videos on your website.  You can tell that it is embedded, not only because of the filter, but because of the Instagram logo and link to my profile on Instagram. Keep reading to see how to do it. When viewing an […]

Instagram Now Records Video

Instagram Now Records Video

Facebook announced that Vine will now record video. I can only imagine what the reaction at the Vine offices were today. Instagram made headlines when it was bought by Facebook last year, and they are making headlines today. I honestly feel bad for Vine as they pioneered this space. Here are some immediate reactions to […]

Why Your Brand Needs to Embrace Social Media

Why Your Brand Needs to Embrace Social Media

Social Media Marketing is accelerating fast and the habits of most businesses are not caught up with those of the typical user. It’s important to start thinking about how you can future proof your brand. The infographic below is a wealth of information and fun to look at too! My favorite quote in all? “Don’t […]

What Instagram REALLY Wants To Do With Your Photos

What Instagram REALLY Wants To Do With Your Photos

Instagram is making headlines again by changing it’s terms of use, which angered many this week. In a blog post on the Instagram website, Kevin Systrom, a co-founder of Instagram, shared his thoughts on what was really meant by the change. Thank you, and we’re listening: blog.instagram.com/post/382521354… — Instagram (@instagram) December 18, 2012 All Instagram was trying […]

By December 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →