10 Creative Hashtags to use on Instagram RIGHT NOW!

10 Creative Hashtags to use on Instagram RIGHT NOW!

As of June 2018 there were 1 billion users on Instagram 🤯, making is one of the biggest and fastest growing social media platforms after Facebook, according to HubSpot. To put that figure into perspective in 2013 Instagram had just 9 million users! So, the importance of having a business presence on Instagram is becoming more and more important.

But with all of those users how easy is it to get found? 😟

The answer is in two things; Firstly, content and secondly use of hashtags.

🕵️‍♀️ Finding the right Instagram hashtags to use can take a bit of time. 🎧🎥 Today on the podcast I’m going to share 👉 10 Instagram hashtags that I have found that might be useful for you to in order to start getting noticed!

5 ways to AVOID OVERWHELM on social media

5 ways to AVOID OVERWHELM on social media

Social media overwhelm is an ever-present threat to our mental attitude towards marketing our businesses online. Continually agonising over when to post to get the most traction, or the number of likes on your posts, or how many new followers you might get each week is exhausting and can make you feel like throwing your phone against the wall.

Tell me honestly, do you have moments where you feel like you are;

  • Overwhelmed with being present on social media for your business all week long?

  • Stressed-out out and you’re on the fast train to burn-out?

  • Less successful than others?

Today on the blog I’m highlighting some boundaries that I have found really help me avoid feeling overwhelmed or stressed-out. This is my secret to keeping motivated and feeling productive when handling my social media.

How to be MORE EFFECTIVE on social media in LESS TIME!

How to be MORE EFFECTIVE on social media in LESS TIME!

One of the questions I get asked A LOT is how to be more effective on social media in less time.

I totally understand where you are coming from, because if you are anything like me, then the thought of doing yet more marketing is making you feel stressed, overwhelmed and sometimes even sick! That’s because we just don’t know how we can fit ‘more’ into our days especially as better marketing should lead to more sales and more sales means more production.

We have only one pair of hands, right?! So how do we cope with doing more?

Today on the podcast I want to help you tackle that by looking at scheduling social content in a way that will help you feel more in control, more organised and ultimately more effective on social media.

Handmade Business Episode 007 – Video is King (create more engaging content for your customers)

Handmade Business Episode 007 – Video is King (create more engaging content for your customers)

🎥Today we are talking about video and how we can use it to increase social awareness for our craft businesses…

Handmade Business Podcast Ep 6 - Facebook Comments (beating the Facebook Algorithm)

Handmade Business Podcast Ep 6 - Facebook Comments (beating the Facebook Algorithm)

Today we are talking all about the importance of Facebook comments in increasing our organic reach and therefore our brand awareness.

Social Media The RIGHT Way (Case Study: Makelight)

Social Media The RIGHT Way (Case Study: Makelight)

So we have spent some time this month concentrating on social media, looking at why your current tactic might not be working for you and how to change that. Today I wanted to spend some time showing you a business that is getting it ‘right’.

Your Social Tribe Needs You! How To Build Your Audience.

Your Social Tribe Needs You! How To Build Your Audience.

Last month on the blog I talked about blogging as a useful part of your online marketing sales funnel, well the same is true of your social media efforts. Social media is a great way to build awareness and interest in what you do and it is a really useful tool for helping to build your brand’s following.

Let me share what I have learned from 11 years of online marketing for my business… Building the RIGHT following takes time and focus.

10 Reasons Why No-One is Following Your Social Media Business Account

10 Reasons Why No-One is Following Your Social Media Business Account

We spend a lot of time on social media each day, each week and each month and so it is painful to get the sense that people just don’t want to follow us. It can feel almost soul destroying, especially when you know that others in your industry are making connections hand over fist and it looks like their sales are going through the roof to boot! Even worse occasionally you post something and you get way more unfollows than you had thought possible.

You ask yourself, ‘What am I doing that’s so wrong?’