All tagged instagram

How to Tell if You're Shadow Banned on Instagram

Over the past month or so, the internet has been flooded by reports of Instagram ‘shadow banning’ accounts.The term “shadow ban”—also called “stealth” or “ghost” banning—refers to banning an account without the admin knowing it. From their perspective, everything seems normal, but no one can see the photos, comments, or videos they’re posting. This practice, ostensibly limited to business accounts, is destroying engagement on these profiles.

Spammy Instagram Comments Getting to be Too Much?

Want more followers?! Follow me! Look at my page!!! Sound familiar? It seems like you can even open Instagram lately without an onslaught of spam comments and bot followers. And if you're like me then there's nothing worse than those icky spam comments associated with your posts. Thankfully Instagram feels your pain and has made it easier than ever to keep those spam comments far, far away!

[January 25] Mastering Instagram Workshop

I've been where you are... clutching my phone as I wait for Instagram notifications that trickle in slowly. I struggled for a year to get my creative business off the ground and boost my brand's online awareness. It was a struggle but after a lot of trial and error (and time!) I have mastered the art of Instagram engagement and I'm happy to share my wisdom with you through this online workshop!

How To Upload Photos into Instagram Stories

When first playing with Instagram Stories, I couldn’t figure out how to upload picture or videos that I had already taken. Instead, it seemed I was forced to first shoot using the Instagram app, and upload from there -- exactly like with Snapchat Stories. A couple days later I stumbled upon a way to access my Camera Roll and upload an already captured image into my Instagram Story. It's not overly obvious so I figured I'd share this tid bit of information!