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Instagram is no longer an option but a MUST for business owners and online entrepreneurs who are looking to expand their brand, attract new customers and increase their profits. With 8500 likes & 1000 ...

Instagram is no longer an option but a MUST for business owners and online entrepreneurs who are looking to expand their brand, attract new customers and increase their profits. With 8500 likes & 1000 comments per second, Instagram has not become a necessity!

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  • 10 Instagram Tips For Business Owners and Online Entrepreneurs www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved
  • Instagram is no longer an option but a MUST for business owners and onlineentrepreneurs who are looking to expand their brand, attract new customers andincrease their profits. With 8500 likes & 1000 comments per second, Instagram hasnot become a necessity! Boasting 90 million active users who upload 40 million photosa day, Instagram is growing like crazy!! In today’s post I am going to share with you 10Instagram tips you can being implementing immediately to increase profits and brandawareness!What is Instagram?Instagram is a fun way to share your life, experiences and business through pictures.Downloadable as a mobile application, you can snap a photo with your mobile phone,then choose a filter to transform the image into a picture you can share with theworld. Instagram in essence is the the world through pictures. Pretty cool huh?But you may be wondering – How exactly can I use this online platform to grow mybusiness. Well I am glad you asked, because I am going to share with you 10 Instagramtips for business owners and online entrepreneurs!!But before we start make sure to follow me at http://www.instagram.com/andreabolder as I share through photo the tips I am teaching you today!!! www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved
  • 10 Instagram Tips For Business Owners andOnline EntrepreneursInstagram Tip #1:Find out exactly what your customers like and don’t like. You have to be aware ofwhat people are attracted to. Take note of likes, comments, and popular hashtags.This will provide for you a great jumping off point on what type of content you shouldbe focusing on publishing!Instagram Tip #2:You always want to lead with content that inspires, uplifts, encourages, serves andpraises others. You goal is to create action with your pictures. Share a tip, give somevalue, help someone feel better. Your Instagram feed should be one worth following!(This applies to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks as well). If youprovide value, lead with a serving spirit and give people want they want, you willnever have a shortage of followers. You want to be the Instagram user that otherscan’t wait to read, people are excited about your next post and proud to be ablefollow your updates. You want to be the diamond in their news feed, shiny bright andstanding above the rest!Instagram Tip #3:Be unpredictable! Have fun! Be different! You want to show people who you arethrough your pictures. Don’t be afraid to express your personality and uniqueness.Nobody likes boring! So switch up your post. Keep it fresh and give your followers lotsof variety so they never quite know what to expect. People want to connect with www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved
  • other people so open up and show them your life. Share all facets of your life not justthe business side.Instagram Tip #4:Use hashtags # for followers. As we all know from Twitter hashtags are a powerful wayto connect people to you. Search out popular # signs that go outside your product orservice but align with who you are as a person and marketer. #laptopincome #winning#entrepreneurship, #business, #life, #family, etc expresses me and aligns with my bizphilosophy! Instagram is a search engine, so remember to add # that other people areactively searching for. Your goal is to let people see you and what your lifestylerepresents. Stay true to who you are and engage on a broader level with others.Instagram Tip #5:Share ALL of your interests and talents on Instagram. Just because you are a businessowner, marketer or work from home mom doesn’t mean you can’t connect with othersoutside of your niche. Do not niche yourself so tightly that only a small group ofpeople can relate to you. Your focus is to reach as many people as possible. Shareexamples of your work. Show stories of others. You want people to experience whatyou do through your pictures. Show that people can “do it” and that what you aredoing “works”. The people who impact the most lives are those that others can lookup to, be encouraged by and aspire to be like!Instagram Tip #6:Use Instagram just as you would use an email, tweet, or facebook post. Educate,Inform, and Entertain your prospects and clients, announce new events, send www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved
  • inspirational messages. Remember you pictures are worth 1000 words. You can toshow people you care, you are here to help and support them. Share your expertise,share your knowledge and insights. Not only will people follow you they will tell theirfriends and network to do so as well. Your #1 goal is to get good as using Instagramand using it daily.Instagram Tip #7:SEO your Instagram posts. Hashtags have been the driving fore behind Twitter, theyfeed into Google and we even use them on Facebook. Hashtags will increase yourfollowing as well as drive organic traffic to your blog or website. Make sure you areusing hashtags that relate the the content your ideal prospect is searching for onGoogle and in the search engines. Use hashtags exactly as you would on your blog orvideo uploads.  We teach you how to make money blogging. It’s free!! Be sure to driveyour message and steer people  to you. This will create momentum and buzz in yourbusiness and you’ll be surprised by just how quickly things begin to grow!Instagram Tip #8:Keep your Instagram profile and bio in line with your other social networking sites.Your bio should be professional, keyword rich and include a link to your blog or leadcapture page. Give people a central hub where they can connect and learn moreabout what you do online. If you present yourself professionally, with style and tact, itwill automatically increase your results!BTW you’ll want to make your profile NOT private as a business owner on InstaGramor others can’t see what you post! That won’t change the world!! www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved
  • Instagram Tip #9:Be consistent. This is a HUGE one. Posting regularly is what drives results. You can’tpost 3 pictures today and none for the next 3 months. It will not do anything for youroverall marketing strategy. Make time to post daily, it only takes a few seconds to do.Consistent marketers will always win rather than those who focus on sporadicimpulses ad work on a whim. Be consistent!!Instagram Tip #10:Do not overly promote your services and products. One out of every ten picture posts(10%) should mention your product or service. But when you do want promote do itwith eye-catching pictures that grab peoples attention. Take a picture of the productscover, the sales page, or a screenshot of the inside of the product. If you arepromoting a launch, do a countdown with an ending date. It’s all about beingcreative, being fun, and engaging your audience to drive results.So hopefully you have a better handle on how to use Instagram to boost your onlinepresence and business.Helping You Win Online,Andrea BolderGold Medal Olympian & World Class Online Marketing TrainerPS. I’m personally interested in YOU- please stop by my Facebook page right now andintroduce yourself! I’d love to get to know you! www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved
  • PPS. If you want to learn how average people are building 10K a month businessesonline doing what they love then check out the 10K Mentoring and MastermindProgram! www.makemoneywithandrea.com copyright@ 2013 andrea bolder all rights reserved