Posted on October 17, 2014 by Donna Price, Marketing Strategist & Business Consultant
I have to admit — I never really looked at Instagram. I felt that I had the right social media platforms working for my business, connected to my business and was thriving with them… You know the ones — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest. So, I just didn’t really pay attention much when InstaGram came out. THEN — I went to Live the Dream V in Austin and met the Queen of Instagram and started seeing it in a whole new light.
She put together an incredible training for (FREE) business leaders that want to attract new customers, business partners and leads. Her webinar was eye-opening.
I use an Android phone and even though it is supposedly “SMART”, in my hands it feels a bit dumb. My kids move faster on the phone than I can. I felt clumsy trying to post or do much other than email and texting and phone calls on the phone… BUT, in the training I learned about some very cool apps that make posting to Instagram easier and prettier. I learned about what I need to have on my profile and how to do that.
There are even apps that can help provide you with much needed content.
Okay, so I am still a newbie on Instagram, but let me share what I am seeing.
When I joined — immediately people were following me. IMMEDIATELY. When I connect with people there — there is relationship building that happens. This is the same with every social media platform there is. It is about relationship.
BUT, as I went through the training I found that there were ways to automate some of that as well. Build up a network and still make it real.
Streamlining your lead generating is an important strategy in social networking. But it is also critical that you are real and authentic.
Instagram becomes a new place to share your business, but also share inspiration, motivation and pieces of yourself. People follow people. They want to connect with real people.
If you haven’t looked at Instagram as a viable place for your business, it is time to take a look. Check out the free training available. Click HERE ==> FREE TRAINING
Once you have your Instagram set up… let’s connect and help each other in building our instagram communities. Connect with Me: http://www.instagram.com/donnalynnprice
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