Category: Instagram

Instagram Reels VS TikTok: The Game Begins

It’s official, after a test-run in a few countries, Instagram Reels is officially available in 50 regions—including the US. They fast-tracked their launch because of the increased pressure Trump has placed on the sale of TikTok. So what will come...

Are Instagram Reels THE Answer to TikTok?

What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social [0:35] Breaking News: India bans TikTok [2:17] Instagram launches Instagram Reels [4:20] Instagram Reels will have the same features [5:20] Why is this rollout so important? [6:49] How do...

Instagram Monetization: NEW Live Badges and IGTV Ads

Right now there are a lot of unknowns and unanswered questions. However, with the 70% increase in Instagram Live views since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, these new opportunities can’t be passed up. Listen to this Monday Marketing Minisode...

Instagram Launches ‘Guides’ Feature: What Does it Mean for Designers?

What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social [0:36] Darla LOVES her new Peloton Bike [1:40] Wingnut Social’s very first webinar [2:41] Instagram’s new Guides option [7:13] Where to find current examples [8:01] What do ‘Guides’...

Sharing Inspiration Posts [The Pros and Cons]

What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social [0:40] Inspiration posts: to share or not to share?  [1:44] The cons of sharing inspirational posts [3:40] What’s a newbie designer to do? [5:49] Top reasons to share inspirational posts ...

How Instagram Live is Stepping it Up

What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social [0:35] All about Instagram Live [2:00] The streamlined new feature [3:29] What remains the same [6:11] What does this mean for designers? [7:49] Instagram is testing monetizing IGTV [10:16]...

Here’s How to Give Your Boosted Posts a Leg Up

They’ll interact with your posts and boost your performance—as opposed to a paid audience that will drop off the face of the earth. Shana Heinricy takes the wheel in this minisode to share how to make your boosted posts shine.  What You’ll...

Why You Should Create an Instagram AR Filter

What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social [0:45] Natalie misses Jeri Cerutti [1:36] THE Virtual Design Industry Conference [3:21] Check out the Wingnut Instagram AR filter! [4:30] How to create an augmented reality filter [6:16]...

Abandoning Perfection—The Trending Instagram Aesthetic

So what does that mean for designers? If you don’t have to strive for perfection—what do you shoot for? In this Monday marketing minisode, Darla and Natalie share their take on what your Instagram feed should look like.  What You’ll Hear On...

Instagram Comes Clean: 5 Myths BUSTED

What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social [0:35] Natalie’s rainbow work skivvies [2:03] It’s time to busy some myths [3:06] Photos versus videos: which one is better? [4:40] How often do they change the algorithm? [5:54] Will...

How to Use Instagram Create Mode to Spice Up Your Stories!

Find out how to use this feature in this Monday Marketing Minisode of the Wingnut Social podcast! Darla and Natalie will fill you in on this fun and interactive side of Instagram. If you’re looking to increase engagement and connect with your fans,...

OK, Boomer: Your [Ideal] Marketing Demographic IS on Social Media!

In this Monday Marketing Minisode, the ladies will share some fascinating statistics about popular platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Listen to the end for a surprising statistic they didn’t see coming! What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut...

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