Over the past week we have collected a few articles that really dive into social media and how to boost your presence. There has been so much talk (really, panic) over the new Instagram, so we thought we'd share some of our favorite articles that may help you sleep better tonight. Wether you're looking for some guidance for the upcoming Instagram change or you're looking for a tool to help you find the perfect SEO keywords, we've got it covered.
"On average, Instagram users miss out on 70% of Instagram content." That's a LOT of content. Whether you're pro new-Instagram or against, check out what some of the most talented professionals in the world are thinking about the upcoming change, found on Curalate's blog.
Ok, so you're still worried about the new algorithm change on Instagram. They may have slowed down the broad release of the change, but that doesn't mean it's not going to happen. Now is the time to start exploring what kind of posts work best for your account. This blog post by Agency Guacamole suggests paying attention to things like: color, size and including faces (HUH? you'll have to read to find out!).
Tired of performing your own SEO keyword research? You can improve you're SEO with long-tail keywords, which allow you to really narrow your focus down on the specific group of people you are trying to reach. Hubspot has rounded up the best 9 tools to help.
Have you ever heard of (Not)Recipes? It's Food52's newest app sort of like Instagram, but trying to reflect how people "actually cook". The app encourages you to post pictures of your recipes and caption the dish in a relaxed manner, similar to the way you would talk to a friend about a dish you're creating. You can even search by ingredient and favorite dishes you want to return to later. Read an interview with Food52's co-founder Amanda Hesser on NYMag's GrubStreet.
Tigernuts. Birch water. Matcha. What do these three things have in common? They've been around for centuries, but are now just starting to become super stars in the food world. This article by Food52 explores some of the hottest foods around and shows that they might not be so "new."