Hello sweet readers.
I could talk for hours (and have) on the importance of using Instagram as an influencer, for your brand and business. To save you time, I’m going to share 5 ways to be using Instagram as a WRITER. But just know, there’s LOTS to say on this topic and I’m just a DM away if you have any questions. 😉
Before I dive in, for those who need convincing that Instagram is where you should put focus and energy into…Yes, even as a writer…Yes, even if you’re not a young person, Yes, even if you’re already on FB and Twitter…here’s one of the biggest reasons why YOU NEED TO BE USING THIS APP.
There are over 600-700 million ACTIVE users. 600-700 MILLION ACTIVE users, using the app every single month…most using it daily.
YOUR AUDIENCE IS ABSOLUTELY ON INSTAGRAM.
the hashtag #Reading has been used over 15 million times.
READERS ARE USING INSTAGRAM!
In case that didn’t convince you, Instagram has created more AMAZING features on their app, and it’s only going to continue to get better. Let me show you. This is my profile.
Your profile is a one stop shop of awesome that tells you EVERYTHING your followers need to know about what your brand (you!) is about.
Your feed is full of your photos and captions.
Instagram Stories allows you to live stream, post videos and photos…furthering your connection with your audience.
Highlights (the 5 circles under the bio) is to feature MORE of your content. Its genius!
Your Bio allows you to share info about you, your brand, and what your audience can expect from following you.
There’s a very easy way for people to direct message you.
You have a link in your bio to direct your followers to your website, amazon, etc.
Please trust me, Instagram is where you wanna be.
Here are 5 easy ways to use Instagram as a writer.
Writers, young and old, please use this app and trust the process. It’s a space to be creative, reach your audience and an audience who hasn’t even discovered your awesome YET.
Connect with others.
Showcase your passion.
A special thank you to Rebekah for making my title cover image. It was so sweet and I love it. You rock!