The Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Business

From battling the algorithm to lacking confidence in your Insta-Story game (but having plenty of writer’s block), Instagram for business is no joke. 

That’s why we gathered advice from the experts all in one guide. 

Learn how to:

  • Get personal to build deeper connections with your audience
  • Use tools like stock photography strategically to take your brand to the next level 
  • Convert followers off the app with new IGTV strategies and more

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What’s Inside

How Getting Personal on Instagram Fueled My Business

A Simple Instagram for Business Strategy to Reach More Clients

3 Ways Styled Stock Photography Can Take Your Business’ Instagram Feed to the Next Level

5 Common Instagram for Business Mistakes You’re Making and How To Fix Them

Getting Started with IGTV (And How to Use It in Your Business Strategy)

How Getting Personal on Instagram Fueled My Business // by Lauren Carnes

If you’re feeling the pain of wanting to make social media social again, you’re in the right place. Instagram for Business doesn’t have to be just one more thing on the to do list. Instead, with these 3 tips, Lauren will guide you through how to use Instagram to build relationships with fellow business owners and potential clients that last beyond a double tap, and even convert off the app. Download the guide.

A Simple Instagram for Business Strategy to Reach More Clients // by Shana Dewitt

A content strategy with the intention of reaching more clients doesn’t have to be so hard. Shana shares two (yes, only TWO!), types of posts you should be sharing on Instagram if you’re trying to grow your brand and get more dollars. It all comes down to awareness and sales, and her article shares examples of types of posts you don’t want to miss out on sharing with your audience. Download the guide.

3 Ways Styled Stock Photography Can Take Your Business’ Instagram Feed to the Next Level // by Shay Cochrane

Raise your hand if most days you’re scrambling for what to post on Instagram? Balancing the algorithm and aesthetically pleasing images and captions and more can feel overwhelming… especially when you aren’t a photographer. Shay explains how you can uplevel your Instagram content calendar and make it easy in the process with styled stock photography. Plus, for the month of September 2019 only, she’s offering 1 month FREE to her online database of Instagram ready images, Social Squares. She’ll help you learn how to increase your brand recognition and elevate your online presence with ease. Download the guide.

 5 Common Instagram for Business Mistakes You’re Making and How To Fix Them // by Onye

Instagram has become part of the fabric of our businesses as creative entrepreneurs. But what if you’re making mistakes on the platform that could be hurting your engagement, brand, and bank account? In this article, Onye shares her expertise on 5 ways you’re not using Instagram like you should… and the best ways to make changes that impact your feed AND audience. Download the guide.

Getting Started with IGTV (And How to Use It in Your Business Strategy) // by Jamar Diggs

You may hear the letters IGTV and immediately check out… thinking: oh, that’s just too hard for me. I don’t have the skills or tools or know-how to create quality videos. But with Jamar’s tips on 3 types of video content to share, and his 6 quickstart tips on tackling your first IGTV video, you’ll be ready to share high-touch content that speaks volumes. Download the guide.

And even more Instagram for Business content you’ll love:

Beyond Hashtags and Posts: New Ways of Attracting Clients on Instagram

Community Perks

You might be feeling like, “Man, I need to #UpMyInstaGame!” To help get you started, the amazing Social Squares is gifting Rising Tide members ONE FREE MONTH to the entire Social Squares library.

Yes, REALLY.

All you have to do is download this month’s free guide to get your discount code.

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INTRODUCING #UPMYINSTAGAME ACTION ITEMS

This month we’ve got something special in the guide to get you from talking about Instagram… to taking action on Instagram. Each week, we’re challenging you to up your Instagram game and share about it on social media.

(We’re here to hold you accountable!)

The best part? We made it super easy.

Find each week’s action item inside the guide along with actionable worksheets we created just for you.


ASK AN EXPERT:

YOUR INSTAGRAM MARKETING QUESTIONS ANSWERED

This month, the editor in chief and content manager of Dirty Boots & Messy Hair, the community for adventurous photographers, is answering your most pressing Instagram marketing questions all month long in our Ask An Expert series.

CHECK OUT THE ANSWERS, HERE!

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