For the ‘Gram, For the Grid: Using Your Instagram Grid to Create a Better Feed

My beautiful Instagram feed brings all the followers to the yard – but how? These tips and tricks will have your Instagram grid looking on-point in no time.

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How to Use an Instagram Poll to Generate Buzz & Engage with Your Audience

Instagram’s latest polling feature on stories allows brands to connect with their community and gain free, quick and invaluable insight into their personal preferences. If you’re not using this feature, you’re missing out!

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6 Instagram Best Practices For Magazines [Analysis]

In this post I’m going to share with you the results of a small scale Instagram research. Me and my colleagues started this project at the beginning of the year. We turned to data to find out what are the rules that make successful Instagram posts. It was the biggest data driven project we’ve ever done and we discovered a few surprising things along the way.

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How to Kill the Instagram Game When You’re Not Quite a “Visual” Brand

This post was originally published on October 23rd 2017, and was last updated on December 13th 2017. Non-Visual Brands Killing It on Instagram Instagram is a popular network among companies, although “visual” brands — such

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How to Get Followers on Instagram: A Marketing Guide for Brands

This post was originally published on October 19th 2017, and was last updated on December 13th 2017. Instagram can be an incredibly powerful tool to elevate your brand and engage your audience. That is, provided

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6 Instagram Marketing Mistakes Your Competitors Hope You Keep Making

Think you know all there is to Instagram? Meet Kenzie Dean and learn how #fail like nobody’s business!

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Instagram Brand Toolkit: How To Create A Killer Aesthetic

Do you know those Instagram feeds that are just undeniably beautiful? The ones that inspire obsessive scrolling through all of those different photos? They’re incredibly visually pleasing—that much you know. But, when it comes to

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Discover the Best Photo Editor for Instagram

We’ve been hearing for a while now that our customers wanted a new photo editor. It had to be faster, provide more nuanced editing choices (like adjustable filters), and generally be easier to use. Great

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New feature: Thumbnail options for Instagram videos with Sked

Do you use video in your Instagram strategy? Apparently, while videos get fewer likes, they tend to get more comments and can spark engagement on your account. Overall, only about a third of Instagram posts

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How to Schedule Instagram Carousel Posts in Sked and Auto Publish

Sometimes one photo just doesn’t tell the whole story, which is why Sked (formerly Schedugram) lets you schedule Instagram carousel posts from your desktop browser.  So, whether you want to share your favorite moments from

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Announcing ‘Visual Planner’ – The Ultimate Instagram Grid Planner

We’re pleased to announce Planner – your visual Instagram grid planner for crafting the ultimate Instagram grid.  The way it works is that you can drag content from your drafts into the grid, move the

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Influencer marketing: how do you think we should do it?

One of the interesting things about running a service that has a lot of marketers as customers is that some of them work in house, some work at agencies, and some as consultants or ‘thought

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Can You Risk Choosing Later (formerly Latergram)?

A number of customers have asked us about the difference between Sked (formerly Schedugram) and Later (formerly Latergram) as solutions for Instagram scheduling. The two services are quite different – each has their advantages though,

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Why Sked is The Best Hootsuite Alternative

Is Sked the best Hootsuite alternative for me? What’s the difference between Sked and Hootsuite? These are just two of your most popular Hootsuite-related concerns, so we’ve decided to devote a blog to two of

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Our expectations of customers

Instagram has announced they’re cracking down on low quality content and spam. I actually think this is a good sign – they want the content to be quality, and are working to reduce the rubbish

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An important message for your ongoing instaSuccess

Please make sure that all of the content you upload to Instagram adds value to your followers and the general IG community. This is important because both it will reduce the probability of problems on

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Emoji Support! 😀👍

Another one of our frequently requested features is finally here – we now support Emojis in our captions (and comments too). Adding Emoji is a bit tricky though. It’s much easier if you’re a Google Chrome

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