Should I use emojis in Social Media_

Social media is a fast-paced, dynamic place where rules change by the minute. The better you are at adopting the habits of its users, and keeping up with trends, the better your results will be. So should you be using emojis in social media? Why use emojis in social media? Emojis help to convey a…

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How to Find the Best Instagram Hashtags for Your Business Account

Finding the best Instagram hashtags for your business account can be challenging, particularly if you are new to the platform and when everyone seems to have a different strategy. Using the right Instagram hashtags can help you reach your customers and build your network.   What is a hashtag anyway? A hashtag is where the…

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4 ways to grow your Instagram followers

Instagram is currently our favourite social platform at Purple Dog.  The reason? Because it’s the platform we see the most engagement on.  We have more of our audience liking our pictures, commenting and we find it easy to do the same with people we follow. So if you’re interested in starting out on Instagram or…

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Hashtag it

Like twitter adding hashtags to your Instagram photos is a great way to find new followers and share your photos with more people.  Unlike Twitter, you can use up to 30 hashtags on an Instagram post ( If you include more than 30 tags on a single photo/video, your comment won’t post). We’ll explain how…

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Hashtag it

So if you took the plunge following our post last week on Instagram and have joined social media network you are probably looking into how to grow your followers on Instagram.  So this inforgraphic from Set Up a Blog today gives a great overview to get you started:

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Engagement Is Bigger on Instagram than

Many businesses have yet to realise the potential that Instagram could have for their business. Often businesses will opt for better well know social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. But Instagram is starting to make so much noise that can you really afford to ignore it anymore? So here are six reasons you can’t…

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how to create an instagram account

If you’re thinking of getting your business on Instagram, or even just want to grab your user handle name to prevent others from using your brand name, we’re going to take you through the steps today to get an account. You need to use a mobile device and download the Instagram app from your app…

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instagram is the cool social media

Instagram is the fastest growing social media network at the moment.  It has over 300 million active users on its Photo and short video based sharing platform.  Typically Instagram users are under 30 years but this is changing.  It isn’t just used to post selfies, Instagram is becoming an assist for brands to reach more and more potential…

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