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49 Instagram Marketing Tools to Grow Your Instagram Traffic

40+ Marketing Tools to Grow Your Instagram TrafficOver the past few years, I’ve spent a good amount of time exploring other social media networks and experimenting with marketing on them.

One social network that I’m particularly excited about is Instagram. Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media networks with over 400 million users and I’ve heard of people growing followings exceeding 100k on Instagram alone.

Additionally, Instagram’s ability to convert users into buyers seems to be higher since Instagram is based on social interactions rather than ads.

I decided to do some research on Instagram and some of the tools that people can use to manage their presence on that platform and market themselves. I’ve provided a list of tools and articles that you might find helpful if you want to get into Instagram marketing.

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Viraltag Social Media Scheduling Tool Review

Viraltag Social Media Scheduling Tool ReviewOne of the biggest challenges of social media marketing is publishing frequently and consistently on your social media channels. Consistent publishing is important if you want to grow your followers and maintain visibility on social media.

Scheduling tools are a must for social media and in this article, I’ll be discussing my experiences with Viraltag, which allows you to scheduled posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Disclaimer: I am participating in a plan that gives bloggers 6 months of free Viraltag for reviewing their tool and there are affiliate links in this post. However, all opinions are mine and evaluations are objective.Read More

How to View Twitter Share Counts after Twitter’s API Shutdown

How to View Twitter Share Counts after Twitter’s API ShutdownMany of you may have noticed that on November 24, 2015, Twitter removed its share counts and tweet buttons have been replaced with buttons that do not show the number of tweets that a web page has received.

Twitter’s decision to close off its API has also affected many other apps that display Twitter share numbers, including SharedCount and Scrapebox which now are unable to display the number of Twitter shares.

I’ve found a few options to view Twitter share counts. Here they are:

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10 Popular Pinterest Marketing Myths that You Probably Believe

10 Pinterest Myths You Probably BelieveMost people know that visuals are becoming increasingly more important for online marketing.

Studies show that adding visuals can increase views of your content by up to 96%.

But despite all the research on visual content marketing, a lot of people still aren’t using visuals in their content or aren’t marketing their visual content optimally.

Through the years, I’ve studied visual content and the channels in which visual content is promoted.

And I’ve found that there are a lot of myths on how to do use visual content effectively.

Here are 10 Pinterest myths that many people still believe. Are you guilty of believing these popular visual marketing myths?

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LinkedIn Pulse: 9 Lessons and Changes in LinkedIn Publishing

LinkedIn Pulse: 7 Important Changes to LinkedIn PublishingLast year, I published a study on how top LinkedIn publishers are getting featured on the Pulse. It is one of the most popular posts on my blog with over 3,000 social shares.

Soon after, I started publishing my own articles on LinkedIn. I managed to get one out of three posts featured in a content channel, resulting in hundreds of new followers and even subscribers to my blog.

I took a break for awhile because I was busy with other things, but I’m planning on continuing soon.

Publishing on LinkedIn can be a great way to create awareness for your business or personal brand.

But I noticed some important changes to the platform that you may want to be aware of and also wanted to share a few lessons learned from publishing on LinkedIn.

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