Mastering the Art of Vertical Videos: A Guide to Captivate Your Audience

Mastering the Art of Vertical Videos: A Guide to Captivate Your Audience

In the dynamic world of social media, mastering the art of vertical videos is crucial for capturing and retaining your audience’s attention. With the majority of viewers consuming content on their mobile devices, you have mere seconds to engage them. In this guide, we’ll explore a proven success formula for creating compelling vertical videos that […]

How to Convert Youtube and Wide Videos for IGTV

Repurposing Youtube or Wide Video for Instagram

In this day and age, repurposing content can help you become more visible. One way is to share your Youtube videos on IGTV. The problem is that the format for IGTV is vertical rather than landscape. If you upload your horizontal video, it will not look so great.  The good news is that there is […]

Hank’s Marketing and Business Tips: #2: Instaheads

  Audio Transcript: This is Hank Hoffmeier with your business and marketing tip of the day.  Are you looking to grow your Instagram followers? If so, I found a great resource for you. is now in beta and you can download their beta application to help you find followers. How this works is you can create […]

Instagram Now Supports Posting Up to 10 Photos as a Carousel


With it’s most recent update, Instagram is not allowing users to post up to 10 photos as one time, as a scrollable carousel.  Users will see the update available over the next few weeks. The update kind of resembles the way the carousel ads on Facebook and Instagram now work.  Users no longer need to […]

Instagram Story Ads

Instagram Stories

Instagram is now going to start adding a 5 second photo or 15 second video add between stories where there is more than on in a row. They will be set to autoplay with audio. Users will have the ability to skip by swiping. Instagram is boasting over 150 million users are now using stories. […]

Instagram: Save For Later


Instagram is at it again. They recently added other features like turning off comments, liking comments and other security measures.  Now they have added something that I have really been waiting for, the ability to save posts to view later. It is as simple as tapping on the bookmark icon near the bottom left of the post. […]

Instagram Adds Three New Features

Instagram Security

Three new features were added to Instagram to help users feel more secure. These changes will give users more control of how they interact with others using the service.  The three changes include the ability to turn off comments for individual posts, remove followers on private accounts, and support for comment liking. To set up comment disabling, head over […]

Enhance: Great Inspirational Photo App From Hootsuite

Enhance App

I normally use Wordswag to create inspirational images to share on social media. I even blogged about it. I was scheduling some posts in the iOS Hootsuite app and was prompted to try their photo editing app, Enhance.     Once installed, you can use an image you have or you can search for royalty free images:     Once you […]

Instagram Now Supports Image Zoom


Instagram now supports the ability to zoom in on pictures and videos with your 9.2 app update. This is only for iOS at the moment, but we anticipate android adding this feature is well. The zooming feature works with photos that are uploaded with a max width of 1,000 pixels. I know that I have […]

Instagram Multiple Profiles Coming this week


A short time ago, we reported that Instagram was going to add the functionality to manage multiple accounts in iOS and Android. We should be seeing the update this week. Once launched, you will be able to go to your profile settings and add an account. Once added, you will be able to tap on […]