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How to Market Your Event Using Instagram's Latest Features

Friday, March 9, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Farida Naeem
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How to Market Your Event Using Instagram’s Latest Features

 

Instagram social media logo on hand

 

Instagram’s popularity has continued to grow since its debut in 2010. The app is one of the most used social media networks with 800 million monthly active users worldwide. Instagram’s reach has marketers going crazy about the platform, and with good reason. With two million monthly advertisers, it only makes sense for any business or marketing team to take advantage of expanding their reach.

 

So what’s new and why is it good for marketing?

 

LIVE STORIES

Instagram rolled out its Live Stories feature in January of 2017. With this feature users can now go live and interact with their followers simultaneously. This is a great way for brands to present themselves on a more personal level with behind the scenes views. And you don’t have to worry about doing any preparation because the live stream disappears once the video is finished.

 

POLLS

What better way to understand what it is your consumers want then by asking them? Instagram provides users with stickers that provide a yes or no answer, or you can even customize the sticker yourself to give other options. After voting, the current results will be displayed for all viewers to see.


MULTI-PHOTO POSTS

A picture says a thousand words, so why not have multiple? This feature allows you to include up to ten photos or videos in one post. Followers simply swipe left to view multiple shots.

 

Instagram It

Instagramming your event is a great way to market and generate consumer engagement. Whether its BTS shots on your story, or posting all of your favorite photos to highlight the event, the app is the perfect place to do it. The photo-sharing platform continues to offer the tools to connect with users. Don’t just take our word for it, check out these brands who are killing the Instagram game.  

 

AirBnB

AirBnB is known for its unconventional places to stay on vacation or at home off the beaten path. The showcase this on their Instagram account, which highlights some of the most unique housing sites across the world.

 

AirBnB Instagram profile page

 

Tesla 

If you didn’t want a Tesla before try scrolling through their Instagram and see if you still feel the same way.

 

Tesla Instagram profile page

 

Playdoh

Playdoh does a great job reminding users young and old how much fun it is playing with Playdoh. Their posts features a lot of stop-animation content and creative, fun ways to use their products. 

 

Playdoh Instagram profile page

 

Vans

Vans pictures are highly artistic while also successfully showcasing its products.  

 

Vans Instagram profile page

 

Instagram is the perfect channel to market your event and promote your business. At the Business Expo Center we are constantly trying to drive engagement with our customers and showcase the great events that are created at our venue. Follow us on Instagram and see for yourself!  

 


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