Social Media



Do you know about Instagram Stories? They focus more on Engagement on this platform, even more than Facebook and Twitter. I have one Instagram account and two Facebook accounts as well as my Facebook profile.

I have a  GIFT for you.  Use this with your Instagram profile link. Linktree

How it works Linktree is a free tool for optimizing your Instagram traffic, whether you’re a blogger, an artist or run a content platform.

Let your content live longer than the feed. Free or Upgraded services.- You can now add your Facebook Custom Audience Pixel to your This will allow you to track visitors, segment them, build lookalikes and re-market to them on Facebook and Instagram.

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See tools for business owners below…


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Tools for small business owners can save you time and money. Like these 10 Instagram tools and I took them all for a test drive for you, and took notes.

  1. formerly WEBSTAGRAM. CLOSED  We’ve closed our service. Thank you for using WEBSTA. Formally known as #webstagram , Instagram analytics website. – was Westgram

2. Iconosquare – was Statigram – directly to your Instagram account. The daily refresh will stop if you do not come to see your stats for a couple of days. As soon as you visit the Analytics section again, a refresh will be launched. Just be patient, one visit to the page is enough. This is a paid only.

3. Crowdfire – was Justunfollow in with Instagram or Twitter Authorize your email.Tells you who is following and users who aren’t following me back!! From email to me. This works for both Instagram accounts as well as one Twitter account of mine.Would you like to know exactly who has unfollowed you? Crowdfire gives you an easy way to find inactive followers and unfollowers.  Then delete them. Find new users to follow and keep track of how your social media updates impact your follow/unfollower numbers.

4. SnapWidget – your Instagram photos on your website.If you want to embed an Instagram gallery on your website or blog then try SnapWidget. A basic and customized widget that is free if you want more than one widget, to have access to advanced customization options like custom CSS, it will run you about $7/month. Shows example.Pop up Find out how you can use Instagram to grow your business or website and connect with your customers optin.

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5. Repost the screenshot & cropping nonsense! Find & share your favorite Instagram media without all the steps – all while tastefully pointing to the original post.Lets you easily repost photos on Instagram, while giving credit to the original poster.It also lets you see which photos ad users are getting the most reposts as well as allowing you to search for relevant users, tags ad contests. Repost for Instagram makes it easy to #Repost your favorite photos & videos on Instagram while giving credit to the original Instagramer. Download from App Store or Android.

6. Simply Measured Free Instagram User Report

This free tool will tell you which photos are working best, which are working well outside of Instagram and how your performance is trending. Simply input your user name. Start a free trial of social analytics. View or download a sample report Shows keyword Analysis and Most Active commentators.  Shows comments and photos posted by day and time chart Much more and you can download it to Excel.

Are you using social media to reach new customers? Have you tried using Instagram? Instagram boasts 15 times more engagement than Facebook, Twitter or Google+

Is there a place for Instagram in your marketing plan?Instagram is more than a fun, photo-based social network.


I  can help you promote your products or services, and get more leads and generate conversions.

Contact me for a free chat for 15 mins  See my “Contact” page.


Do you know how to connect with others on Instagram? Instagram can reinforce your relationship with current followers, while giving you opportunities to meet new fans and influencers. Discover four ways you can create deeper connections with followers and industry influencers, generate leads and get customer feedback using Instagram Direct.

Instagram Tips…

7 easy ways to monitor the most important metrics – Instagram1. Likes – easy to count Likes2. Comments – pics that get the most – post more like it3. Followers – take note of how many followers you have today4. Engagement – What % of followers engage? Divide the number of Likes and Comments by the follower count.5. Clicks – are people clicking thru your IG link on the page?Use a URL shortener to track this metric or Google Analytics.

Create a landing page -track conversions there.6. Mentions – Are people talking about your business on IG?Search for different Instagram hashtags to find out Hashtags

Another tool listed on the above page is Websta Shows the most popular hashtags

7. Hashtags that are the Most Popular1. #Love More than 696 million Instagram posts have the#love hashtag2. #instagood Has appeared on 314 million posts.3. #me More than 297 million posts have this4. #tbt For those how to market on Instagram

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About Kathryn Maclean A certified Social Media Campaign specialist using Facebook, Twitter and  Pinterest.