the instagram series

Welcome to my page dedicated to the INSTAGRAM SERIES a sequence of blog posts all about helping YOU manage your way around instagram. As these blog posts have been some of my most popular entries ever I have create this page as an instagram resource page, enabling you to find every single tip, insight and snippet of advice I've ever shared on the blog. Enjoy! 

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THE ONE THING NO ONE TALKS ABOUT IN FOOD BLOGGING!

When we think about food bloggers we can't help but be filled with envy - free cookbooks, well paid sponsored instagram content for fun and delicious brands and prestigious cookbook deals too. But there's a whole other side to blogging that we never talk about - failure, disappointment and tough lessons learned. If you're thinking about a career in food blogging, then this blog post is for you. 

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Should you use filters on instagram?

SHOULD YOU USE FILTERS ON INSTAGRAM?

Want to know what the benefits are to using filters on instagram as well as get a good understanding as to why they ay not be as good an option as they seem? Want to know if I use filters and what helped me make my decision? Then part 9 of the instagram Series may be for you.

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How to improve your organic reach and engagement on instagram  

IS INSTAGRAM LIVE THE NEW WAY TO INCREASE YOUR ORGANIC REACH AND ENGAGEMENT?

Are you struggling with yur organic reach and engagement on instagram? Though going LIVE can seem daunting, read this article if you want to see why it's the way to go.

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IS INSTAGRAM CHANGING TO A FOUR ACROSS GRID? (AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU AS A CREATIVE)

Instagram series part 7 - Find out why instagram may be changing to a 4 across grid and why this could be bad news for growing your instagram organically.

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HOW INSTAGRAM IS TRYING TO GET RID OF (FOOD) BLOGGERS (AND HOW YOU CAN ENSURE YOU SURVIVE)

 

INSTAGRAM SERIES PART 6 - Find out why and how current changes on instagram will make life for (food) bloggers and those using instagram to promote their services even more difficult. 

 
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What the instagram hack taught me

 

INSTAGRAM SERIES PART 5 - If you are a full time blogger, have you ever thought about what you'd do it instagram disappeared tomorrow? Do you run an on-line business that relies heavily on instagram and social media. then this blog post may be for you.

 
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5 SIMPLE WAYS TO ENJOY INSTAGRAM (DESPITE THE ALGORITHMS)

 

INSTAGRAM SERIES PART 4 - Instagram can make you feel a little down sometimes. But I share 5 simple way to ensure you findjoy in instagram again. So if you feel like you're on the verge of quitting instagram, this one is for you.  

 
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THE 3 REAL REASONS YOUR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT IS NOT GROWING (AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT)

INSTAGRAM SERIES PART 3 - In this blog post we'll be looking at the 3 real reasons your instagram account is not growing and what you can do about it. So if you feel stuck, this blog post may be for you.

 
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3 REASONS YOU ARE LOSING INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS (AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT)

INSTAGRAM SERIES PART 2 - Are you posting your best pictures and still losing instagram followers by the bucket load? Have you not changed your photography and are posting great content, though somehow your followers are leaving your instagram account in droves? If that sounds like what's happening to you, then this blog post may be just what you're looking for.

 
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5 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS - A BEGINNER'S GUIDE 

INSTAGRAM SERIES PART 1 - In this blog post you can find key tips for beginners to help your travel images perform better on instagram. So if you've got a holiday planned and want to know how best to shoot for instagram, or you're looking to be a travel instagrammer, this post is for you.

 
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Thoughts on the instagram shadow ban

INSTAGRAM SERIES BONUS - In this blog post I take a quick look at the instagram shadow ban and who it is important for you to fully understand its short and long term implications.

 
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WORKING WITH BRANDS ON INSTAGRAM ANd SETTING YOUR PRICE

INSTAGRAM SERIES BONUS - In this blog post I talk about setting your price when working with brands as a food blogger. It's a difficult one to manage, especially if you're new to food blogging, so well worth a read.

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PoDcast Episode - The Challenges of Being a Grounded and Authentic Creative Being in The Age of Social Media

INSTAGRAM SERIES GUEST PODCAST - In this podcast I speak to Rachel Korinek about how I grew 30,000 followers in one year and why it didn't make me happy. We also touch on how staying authentic and grounded on social media is so important, what it 'feels' like to be on instagram and how to manage the creative ups and downs. If instagram feels like an emotional rollercoaster to you, than this is a must listen.

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