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Chicago Booth Entrepreneurial Roundtable Downtown
Social Media for Accelerated Customer
and Business Development
by Elly D...
INSTAGRAM OVERVIEW
-  Social photo sharing app for iOS and
Android with cool filters
-  Launched as a geo-location app by K...
BEST PRACTICES

-  Photos and videos are the most sharable content on the web, so
make them flashy, creative and authentic
...
MAX OUT YOUR PROFILE
-  Fill out your bio information with
short, creative verbiage
-  Include a URL to your website
(this...
POST CREATIVE CONTENT
-  Tell your story in a unique way
-  Share behind the scenes
action
-  Become “Explore-worthy”
-  U...
THE GOLDEN TICKET
USE HASHTAGS
-  Hashtags are essential to growing
your fan base and connecting
with consumers on Instagram
-  Over 80% of ...
ENGAGE AND DELIGHT
-  Host giveaways, contests or
promotions
-  Respond to comments and inquiries
from your followers
-  S...
QUESTIONS?

Elly Deutch

ellydeutch@gmail.com
@deutchE on Instagram
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Instagram 101 Marketing for your Business

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Want to learn how to market your brand on Instagram? Take a peak through my presentation from the University of Chicago's Booth Entrepreneurial Roundtable Discussion event on January 13, 2014. Need more insight? Email me at ellydeutch at gmail dot com.

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  1. 1. Chicago Booth Entrepreneurial Roundtable Downtown Social Media for Accelerated Customer and Business Development by Elly Deutch January 13, 2014
  2. 2. INSTAGRAM OVERVIEW -  Social photo sharing app for iOS and Android with cool filters -  Launched as a geo-location app by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in October 2010 called Burbn -  Allows you to instantly share your photos/ videos to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Tumblr Foursquare and email -  Currently has 150 million active users -  Photos generate 1,000 comments per second -  Video sharing launched June 2013
  3. 3. BEST PRACTICES -  Photos and videos are the most sharable content on the web, so make them flashy, creative and authentic -  Have a theme or strategy with your photos -  Be sure to have someone with an artistic eye create your photos -  Use borders, filters, tilt shifts and lux to enhance your photo
  4. 4. MAX OUT YOUR PROFILE -  Fill out your bio information with short, creative verbiage -  Include a URL to your website (this is the only place that URLs work on Instagram!) -  Add a profile photo, like your logo -  Search suggested users for who to follow
  5. 5. POST CREATIVE CONTENT -  Tell your story in a unique way -  Share behind the scenes action -  Become “Explore-worthy” -  Use UGC to your benefit -  ALWAYS brand your photos with your logo or tagline
  6. 6. THE GOLDEN TICKET
  7. 7. USE HASHTAGS -  Hashtags are essential to growing your fan base and connecting with consumers on Instagram -  Over 80% of Instagram posts by top brands include at least one hashtag -  Be specific, relevant and observant -  Use popular hashtags related to your brand, like: #Love, #TBT, #InstaMeet™, and #Chicago
  8. 8. ENGAGE AND DELIGHT -  Host giveaways, contests or promotions -  Respond to comments and inquiries from your followers -  Search the “Explore” tab for ways to engage in popular conversations and photos -  Be proactive and engage with your fans by liking or commenting on their photos/videos
  9. 9. QUESTIONS? Elly Deutch ellydeutch@gmail.com @deutchE on Instagram
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