Creating Engaging Instagram Posts

December 14, 2022
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While paid promotions can grab their attention, if you want to build your audience, you must create engaging Instagram posts that are captivating and shareable.

Increase Followers on Instagram

November 10, 2021
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Wondering how to increase followers on Instagram for small business? Here are the top strategies to reach your target audience and grow your channel.

Instagram Engagement Strategies

November 14, 2020
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Businesses who want to improve their results on Instagram need a plan, and the best place to start is to implement these Instagram engagement strategies.

Instagram Reels for Small Business

September 6, 2020
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Small business guide on how to use Instagram Reels to promote and grow your business. In this article, you will learn how to leverage this powerful app.

How Often to Post on Social Media

June 20, 2020
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A common question small business owners ask is how often they should post on their social channels. Well, the answer depends on the type of business you're in.

Social Media in Times of Crisis

April 14, 2020
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Every business will deal with a crisis. Make sure your business has a strategy in place to deal with the various types of crises.

Increase Social Media Engagement

February 11, 2020
How to increase social media engagement in five easy steps
Do you have a large number of followers, but very little engagement or interactions, such as likes, comments, and shares across your social networks?

Grow Your Social Media Audience

December 24, 2019
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Learn these set of skills step-by-step to build your social channels, grow your reputation and lay a foundation for your company's online presence.

Hiding Likes on Instagram

November 25, 2019
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Instagram's decision to hide likes is expected to create some big changes for both businesses and influencers. Here's the effect it will have on groups.

Turn Instagram into Business Profile

November 8, 2019
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You have all the tips and tools to make your business online stand out much more. You know how to switch your account to a professional profile.

Find & Use User Generated Content

August 19, 2019
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No matter how you slice it, people love social media. They love keeping up with people in their lives and staying up-to-date with the latest information.

Instagram Summer Post Ideas - Hotels

July 9, 2019
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Photos are the ultimate way to sell your hotel to travelers. Many people are visual and love being able to see their destination instead of just picturing it in

How To Use Instagram for Your Hotel

July 4, 2019
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Instagram is a social networking service that engages it's users with photos and videos. On an average day, about 80 million photos and videos are shared.

Adding Links To Your Instagram

June 24, 2019
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The majority of social media channels allow businesses to include links in various areas of their sites, including the bio, stories, and most importantly.

Using Hootsuite's New Composer

June 10, 2019
Hootsuite's New Composer
Hootsuite is one of the most popular social media scheduling tools in 2019. Familiarize yourself with Hootsuite's new composer.

Tips for Incredible Photos Pt. 2

May 7, 2019
The Best Tips for Incredible Photos Part 2
We're here for tips on how you can invest just a little and make your photos impeccable. Check out this second part on how to get incredible photos.

Mother's Day Hashtags for Instagram

May 1, 2019
Mother's Day Hashtags
If you're creating posts for social media, the top Mother's Day hashtags will help your posts gain reach and be seen by a broader audience.

How Social Improves Online Marketing

April 2, 2019
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Business owners who are considering online marketing should integrate a strong social campaign into their marketing plan. Social media can enhance the benefit

Promote Business For the Holidays

November 8, 2018
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Today, promoting your business on social media is all about ads. While this is 100% true, there are still some ways you can promote your business organically.

Take Advantage of IGTV

October 29, 2018
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If you haven’t already heard, Instagram recently launched a new application called IGTV. This has changed the way users can market and advertise their brand.

Make Your Hotel More Personable

October 4, 2018
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What sets you apart from your competitor? You need to put a face behind your hotel. Show that you and your team are personable!

Request Instagram Verification Now

September 17, 2018
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Take these steps to request an Instagram Verification Badge! You can request a verified badge directly from your account and Instagram will review the request.

Make Your Instagram Stand Out

August 31, 2018
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Today's highly targeted generation appreciates genuine content, fun culture, information relevant to them, and an emotional connection with a brand.

Tips To Market Your Boutique Hotel

July 23, 2018
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With social media being a necessity in mainstream and pop culture, marketing yourself is in the palm of your hands. Find out more here.

A New Wave of Video is Here - IG TV

July 2, 2018
The New Wave of Video is Here - IG TV
IG TV is Instagram's newest feature announced on June 20th and its making waves. Let’s take a look at what it is exactly and explore its possible advantages.

Scope Out Fake Influencers

June 28, 2018
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If you're running a hotel or work in one, there's no doubt that you've received a ton of emails and calls from "influencers," asking for a free stay.

Beat Instagram’s Algorithm Changes

April 16, 2018
Working Around Instagram’s Algorithm Changes
Back in the days on Instagram, the newsfeed was in chronological order. As long as you posted at the right time, your followers would be able to see your posts.

Common Instagram Mistakes

April 12, 2018
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Posting photos on a social media app such as Instagram sounds relatively easy, however there are some mistakes that hoteliers make that should be avoided.

Aesthetically Appealing Instagram

February 16, 2018
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Anyone can pick up a camera, take a photo, and post it on Instagram but to truly provide value and build a loyal following is something else entirely.

Instagram Just Got Easier

February 5, 2018
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Creating engaging content, taking eye-catching photography, and getting your posts just right is not an easy task. See how this change will make life easier.

Five Video Tips for Enhancing UX

January 18, 2018
5 Video Tips for Enhancing User Experience
Let's explore just a few topics which will increase the satisfaction of your viewers and pique their interest enough for them to continue watching your content.

Building Guest Relationships

January 4, 2018
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In the hotel business, social media plays a vital role in building relationships with past & potential guests. This is why it is crucial to build relationships.

Monitoring Social Media Comments

December 22, 2017
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As part of any social media strategy for hotels, there should be time set aside to review your performance. See how to keep an eye on your comments.

Mistakes Hurting your Brand

October 19, 2017
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If you’re considering hotel strategies to attract customers, social media should be on your radar. Just make sure you are not doing these 10 things!

Avoiding Mistakes on Social Media

September 8, 2017
5 Tips for Avoiding Mistakes on Social Media
When it comes to social media, one thing that doesn’t change is that you should scrutinize what you post. These tips can help!

Social Media Brand Ambassadors

August 24, 2017
Micro Influencers - Social Media Brand Ambassadors
A social media influencers is someone that can become the key evangelist to helping you grow brand awareness that leads to conversions.

5 Instagram Features

August 14, 2017
5 Useful Instagram Features
Let’s explore the five top Instagram features that will help boost your hotel’s marketing strategy! Check out how it can help you get more business.

Hotels Should be Using Social Media

July 7, 2017
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There are enormous benefits of using a social media strategy for hotels. Here are seven reasons why your hotel should use social media!

10 Tips for Creating Engaging Posts

June 15, 2017
Tips for Creating Engaging Posts
Here are some tips for gaining your audience’s attention on popular social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Is Your Hotel Live?

June 1, 2017
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Several social media platforms, in particular Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have rolled out a “live” feature. Learn to use it for your hotel!

Using GIF Animations for Business

May 22, 2017
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You’ve probably seen them all over the internet but do you know how you can use GIFs for social media on your business accounts?

Hoteliers Should Use Instagram

May 2, 2017
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Here are the top 10 reasons why you shouldn’t go another day without curating an Instagram page for your hotel. Read more to find out why.

Hashtags Every Hotelier Should Know

April 9, 2017
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Everyone knows that if you want to increase your reach, you have to add hashtags. The key is knowing the right hashtags to use that will increase engagement.

Attracting Hotel Customers

March 24, 2017
Social Media
Although our approach to every avenue is distinct, I'm going to be highlighting a key point to implement for a successful social media strategy for hotels.

Multiple Photos/Videos to Instagram

February 27, 2017
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Instagram has been adding some new changes in the past year, which is likely due to their increasing need to compete with Snapchat.

Increase Engagement

December 29, 2016
Growing your engagement is a sign that your audience enjoys your content and may eventually purchase your product or service.

Video Trends To Look Out For

December 28, 2016
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Many content distribution platforms adopted video content in 2017 because of its interactive & informative nature. Why should it matter to your hotel?

Take Hotel’s Insta to the Next Level

December 16, 2016
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Ready to get more out of your hotel’s Instagram page? Then it’s time for you to upgrade to a business profile. Find out how here.

How Long Should Social Posts Be

November 29, 2016
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When creating content for social media a prevalent question recurs: how long should posts be for hotels on social media? Find out here.

Most Impact on Your Hotel’s ROI

September 8, 2016
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By learning the benefits each channel has for your overall marketing strategy, the better leverage you will have in promoting your hotel’s story.

Strategies to Create Engagement

August 9, 2016
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Follow these three effective strategies to create engagement among your audience and to foster a relationship between you and the guest.

Everything About Instagram

August 8, 2016
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Here is everything you need to know about Instagram Stories and how to get started. Find out if it is right for your business and what you should be doing.

Responding to Backlash on Social

June 20, 2016
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No matter how amazing your hotel may be, it will not be immune to receiving backlash online at some point. Find out how to address these issues.

Hotel’s Instagram Caption

June 19, 2016
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Getting the right photo is vital, you’re about 89% there. To ensure that your post gets the most views, your hotel’s Instagram caption needs to be #OnPoint.

Best Insta-Giveaway for Your Hotel

June 1, 2016
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After analyzing your hotel’s Instagram, you decide it needs more engagement. You’ve done some research, and you think it might be useful to host a giveaway.

Improving your Instagram Photos

May 23, 2016
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When you login, you see the picture only got ten likes and no comments! Why you ask yourself, is no one engaging with my hotel on Instagram? Find out why.

Social is Vital for Hotels | Part 2

April 25, 2016
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Social media isn’t a single strategy to gain more bookings. It is used as part of a larger system that makes up your digital marketing strategy.

Social Important for Hotels | 1

April 11, 2016
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Are you wondering if social media is worth it for your hotel? Many hoteliers have asked themselves this very question and aren’t sure where to find the answer.

Key Social Media Metrics to Analyze

January 15, 2016
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Here are 3 of the most important social media metrics that hoteliers need to analyze to determine the effectiveness of your social initiatives.

Using Instagram Ads for Hotels

October 20, 2015
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The amount of users using Instagram on a daily basis continues to increase, which can potentially make advertising on Instagram crucial for your hotel.

Optimizing Social Posts Using SSO

August 19, 2015
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A successful hotel marketing strategy requires Social Search Optimization (SSO), which incorporates a powerful synergy between SEO and social media.

Start Using Instagram for your Hotel

August 17, 2015
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Instagram is a social channel that allows users to express their creativity with the flexibility to edit and filter images. Why should hotels use Instagram?

Social Media Strategy For A Hotel

July 23, 2015
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More hoteliers are getting on board & taking advantage of all that social has to offer, it's crucial to have a solid strategy in place to receive the benefits.

Encourage User Generated Content

June 1, 2015
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User-Generated Content (UGC) can be a powerful tool for hotels. User-Generated Content includes any content a guest may create about your hotel,

Social-Customer-Care Team

May 8, 2015
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Starting as a platform for marketing, it is slowly turning into a platform geared towards customer service as interaction with customers increases across

Importance Social Media Presence

April 15, 2015
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There are several reasons why a social media presence is essential, and here are some ways hoteliers can utilize it to their advantage.

The Power of Hashtags?

April 2, 2015
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Although hashtags are standard for social media users, hoteliers should be catching onto this trend if they have not already.

Interacting with Guests on Social

November 28, 2014
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Is your hotel engaging users on all social media sites where you are actively posting? While it’s great to have an active presence by posting often

Tips To Use In The Retail Industry

December 3, 2012
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The following are 7 actionable tips that you can use to step up your Instagram game. If you are having trouble coming up with ideas on what to post.

Companies Want Access to Your Social

March 21, 2012
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HR coordinators and interviewers are not only looking for mentions of your name on the web in general, but they are also specifically seeking you out on social.
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