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A few tips to help you smash your IGTV content

Earlier this year, Instagram launched IGTV, which lets users upload videos up to an hour in length. Until then, video content on Instagram was limited to 60-seconds in feed and 15 seconds for each Stories frame. It’s no secret that vertical video is quickly becoming the norm for video content on social media. So like…

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Instagram Launches Payments for Commerce

  According to a recent article, almost 50% of Instagram users research products on social media and over a third of the platform’s users have purchased a product online with their mobiles. That makes this segment 70% more likely to convert to the purchase phase than non-users. It will come as no surprise that, with…

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Episodes of Instagram Stories 📺

Instagram Stories have been going strong for a year and a half, gaining success and slowly reeling in the Snapchat Stories users. In this time, brands have been experimenting with the feature and use it in many different ways. A few companies are doing it differently – Bustle being one. They’ve created 11 episodic series…

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Make your Instagram Stories POP with latest GIF support

  Instagram is at it again! The latest update includes an integration with GIPHY, meaning only one thing – Stories are going to be a lot more animated! GIF stickers can now be added to all of your Story photos and videos, and the fact that they’re from GIPHY’s database means that there’s hundreds of thousands…

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Serious Social 09/11/2017

  What are you talking about? Shopping. What are you talking about? Reality show influencers who break the rules. Serious Social gets serious around the clampdown on influencers not declaring brand endorsements, while the Instagram conversation centres on social commerce, and how it’s a match made in shopping heaven. Brands, take notice of both, it’s…

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Step-up, stand-out and succeed on Instagram

Yet, Instagram has over 700m active users (that is almost 6 x that of Snapchat) and 400m daily active users (It’s reported to be the second most engaged platform after Facebook). 75% of total Instagram users are outside the US and over 80% are connected to brands and businesses. Instagram is a noisy space. You…

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