Updated: Mar 11
We all have a love hate relationship with Instagram. But either way we know its a great free tool to get your business out there. So how can we put the joy back into using it?
Shifting your mindset
Sometimes you have to change your perception of things and shift your mindset. Your creative, so I know you love a good mood board. So why not try seeing your grid as a mood board! Apply your creative eye to make your grid looks A gorgeous collection of images which are filled with memories, accomplishments and an insight into your amazing business.
and an insight into what my brand. We have all heard the buzz word "authentic", I understand its a struggle to present your life/work in a swooning beautiful way without screaming #livingmybestlife and loosing the reality. So when gathering content for your Instagram it's important to ask yourself what do you want to talk about. It's about setting out a few ground rules.
- Choose certain topic
Cohesive is key
For me, one of the most enjoyable parts of using Instagram is filling my grid. When I plan my grid with Planoly, I see my grid as a mood board. Putting complimentary colours together.
My favourite things
Upload images or GIFs
mbed videos and music
Create galleries to showcase a media collection
Customize the look of your media by making it widescreen or small and easily align media inside your posts.
Hashtag your posts
Love to #hashtag? Good news!
You can add tags (#vacation #dream #summer) throughout your posts to reach more people. Why hashtag? People can use your hashtags to search through content on your blog and find the content that matters to them. So go ahead and #hashtag away!