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Instahacks: The best way to edit photos for Instagram

Among the questions I’m often asked when it comes to Instagram, this is one of the most common. There are many, many ways to edit photos for Instagram. From simply using the features inside the app itself, to using third-party apps such as VSCOcam and Snapseed, to my personal favourite, Adobe Lightroom. Uh oh, an Adobe program. That must be complicated. Not so fast. Those of you who already use (and likely love Lightroom) know that it doesn’t take much to get going on the program. The user interface is… Read More

Instahacks: 7 things that will get you unfollowed on Instagram

Many people are often so focused on doing what will gain them more followers, that they fail to ignore the actions they take that are causing people to unfollow them. Below are 7 reasons that people might unfollow you. If you care about that sort of thing. Posting too often No no, I’m not talking about the users who post 1-2 times per day, often with different or complementary content. I’m talking about those users who post 3 photos in a row. Of the exact same thing. Nobody wants to… Read More

7 time-saving life hacks for ambitious women

I am a firm believer that after friends + family, time is the single most valuable thing we will ever have. It’s something that once spent, we will never get back. It’s something that we will never have enough of. And when we’re super busy, it’s all the more precious. If you’re anything like me, your morning looks a little like this: You’ve pressed snooze way too many times, but you’re still up early working on your side hustle (not as early as you had wished though), you’ve thrown a… Read More

Instahacks: 6 apps to raise your Instagram game

Growing an Instagram account is a lot of work. A lot of strategic work. It requires time, effort, know-how, and creativity. Luckily there are a few tools out there in the form of apps to make your life easier. But there are so many apps. So how do you know which ones are the best? Well, you can use trial and error, or you can just read below for my current favourites and learn how and why I use them. That’s probably easier. Followers+ I love this app for so… Read More

Instahacks: How to tell if someone has fake Instagram followers

Last updated July 5, 2017. Scroll to bottom for most recent additions. I felt obligated to write about this subject after bringing it up in social conversation and hearing time after time: Whoa. Are you serious? People actually buy Instagram followers?! Yes. Yes, they do. This post is meant to help people – mainly to give insight to marketers who have jumped on the influencer marketing train and are actively sourcing individuals to help promote their business in exchange for product or monetary compensation. So, why is it important to… Read More

Instahacks: How to Save Photos from Instagram

A lot of brands shy away from Instagram thinking that they simply don’t have enough content to maintain an account. Thus, missing out on the many benefits of using this important social platform. What they fail to realize, is that using User Generated Content is extremely common on Instagram, and some brands have even built their entire following off of simply reposting (or regramming if you will), other users’ photos on their own account. While it is always courtesy to ask permission to use other Instagrammers’ photos, if you run… Read More