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How to Grow Your Blog in 2020

Bogged-down blog? Analytics numbers so low you could limbo? Step inside for our actionable steps to grow your blog. Take back control of your blog’s growth – you and your brand are worth it!

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Companies to Watch Black Friday 2019

Black Friday 2018 was huge, but not all the offers lived up to the hype. 10% off is not a Black Friday sale, it’s a rounding error. So here are a few businesses that delivered on the promise of the biggest online shopping day of the year; we’ll be keeping a close eye on them…

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New!! December Content Calendar

It’s that time of the year! We’re getting into holiday mode and jingling all the way into the New Year. December can feel like a rush to get things ticked off, so we’ve got you covered with your social media content Plann’d out for the month.

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IGTV Series

You can now create your own IGTV Series! Complete with dedicated titles and themes just like an actual tv series. Get started today.

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Digital Detoxing

We love all things tech but it can be all consuming. Here are some simple things you can do to create balance between your digital life and the real world.

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PINTEREST BOARD IDEAS

Pinterest is a mecca of inspiration for absolutely any topic, and if you’re anything like us, you can get lost for hours scrolling through the thousands of trending boards from brands, businesses and influencers alike.

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How to Set Up a Plann Desktop Account

Ready to skyrocket your Instagram marketing results? Well then, let’s get you set up with a brand new Plann Desktop account so that you can get on your way!   There are a few things you’ll need to do before registering for a new account, so let’s go through it together to make sure you…

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How to Get More Followers on Instagram in 2019

As we head into a shiny new year something that is probably on your mind, if you’ve dived headfirst into marketing strategy, is how to get followers on Instagram.   Seriously – should you buy Instagram followers for a boost?   Or, should you focus on organic content marketing strategy to get free Instagram followers?…

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How To Get Verified On Instagram

The mysterious blue tick otherwise known as the ‘verified badge’ is something that quite a few Instagram users would L-O-V-E to have on their profile. Find out how you can get one in this blog post from Plann.

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5 Instagram Experiments You Should Definitely Try

You may just want to try out some of these geeky Instagram experiments on your account! These little tests will help you to clarify your direction on Instagram, and will uncover some interesting insights into what types of content your followers really do enjoy.

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How to Repost on Instagram (Using Our Free Stock Images!)

How to Repost on Instagram (Using Our Free Stock Images!) There are so many AMAZING photos on Instagram and we all know that content creation can be a pain sometimes! Read: *my creative brain is head cheese, I need to repost more images, help!!* We are here to make your life a little more easy…

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Five Instagram Stories Hacks That Will Skyrocket Your Reach

 Five Instagram Stories Hacks That Will Skyrocket Your Reach Instagram Stories are extremely fun to create, especially with the latest addition of the Emoji Slider Sticker, but how can you increase the number of views per story? Well, have we got some helpful hacks for you! Today we are going to open up our little…

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How to Find Your Instagram Engagement Rate

How to Find Your Instagram Engagement Rate Have you wondered how, why and where to see your Engagement rate? SO have we! We talk a lot about the engagement with our followers – which is one of the most important ways to measure your Instagram analytics. Here are some nifty tips about WHERE to find…

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Creating Buyer Personas to Boost Your Marketing

Buyer personas (also known as marketing personas) are models you create of your ideal customer. The buyer persona you create will help you identify who your buyer is, as well as what she wants, why she wants what she wants, and the lengths she’ll go to get it. If you have a clear idea of how your customer thinks, you’ll better understand what drives her buying decisions.

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How to Add Neon Emojis to Your Instagram Story

Wondering how to add neon emojis to your Instagram stories? You’re about to find out. Discover how to use that pretty flowing font that we all love to create glowing neon emojis and take your Instagram Stories to a whole new level of awesomeness!

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Creating a Consistent Brand Across All Social Media Channels

Consistency isn’t just important for our personal goals, it makes a big difference in the outcome of our efforts in business too. Luckily one of our amazing Instagram-friends happens to be an absolute dynamo when it comes to consistency. Specifically; she knows the secrets to keeping a consistent brand across all social media channels.

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Instagram Terms and Conditions: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Latest Updates

Curious to learn more about the updates on Instagram Terms and Conditions? Then you are in the right place. In true Instagram Fashion, the Social Media giant has changed something pretty major overnight. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past month, you may have heard about the ongoing investigation into Facebook and the privacy of user data. This latest Instagram change focuses on the way that Instagram will display, use, and give access to your data. We’ve put together a juicy [and quick] summary of exactly what you need to know.

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Instagram Updates You Need to Keep an Eye on

Blimey! Instagram sure loves change. At the Facebook F8 conference on May 1st, there were six really important Instagram updates announced that we think you are going to want to know about. Spoiler alert: all of these updates are overwhelmingly positive and look like they will help in improving the enjoyment of Instagram for everyone.

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How to add Invisible Hashtags to Your Instagram Story

Do you want more people to see your stories, Instagram profile and all the hard work you put in? OH YASS you do, that is the whole point, right? Then you need to learn how to add invisible hashtags to your Instagram story. There is a way to put your favorite #hashtags to an Instagram…

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How to Get a Coachella-Worthy Instagram Grid

If there is one place on earth where Instagram influencers reign supreme, it is *definitely* at the hottest annual music and arts festival, Coachella. Luckily, one of our amazing Plann’ers, was able to give us the inside scoop on exactly how she mastered the art of creating a Coachella-worthy Instagram grid.

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How to Use Instagram Stories Fonts

You’ve probably noticed the fancy new Instagram Stories fonts all the cool kids are using. If you haven’t been able to figure it out — or if you’re new to Instagram and want to start off with a bang — read on, and you’ll soon take your Stories to the next level.

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15 Most Instagram-Worthy Coachella Outfits You Need to See

Ever wondered where the most stylish Instagrammers hang out? Well, if you truly want to be a part of the Instagram Influencer clique, you absolutely must be rocking boots like a champ at Coachella. Read on to discover the most Instagram-worthy outfits from Coachella 2018, as picked by our mildly-stylish-and-kind-of-trendy team at Plann HQ.

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4 Twitter Marketing Tips You Can’t Afford to Miss

Looking for some smart Twitter marketing tips? You came to the right place. Twitter’s good for business. Nearly half of all of Twitter’s users follow brands, which makes it the perfect place to flex your marketing skills and capitalize on this ripe business-to-consumer environment.

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How to Use the Eyedrop Feature on Instagram

We might just have climbed the cool-ladder with the new eye-drop feature on Instagram story! The eyedrop feature makes it possible to match the text with any other color in the photo. Sounds pretty great, right? Learn how to use it in our short guide.

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How to Animate Text on Instagram Story

We have got an awesome IG tip which will change your game big time! Today we’re going to show you how to animate text on Instagram story. We can’t wait to see what all of you geniuses out there creates from this. Let’s get to work!

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Creating a Social Media Content Calendar

A social media content calendar can help you stay organized with your posts, as well as keep track of collaborations, promotions, and marketing themes. It also gives you a beneficial big-picture overview of your brand’s strategy on a particular social media platform.

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Creative Ways to Use Shoppable Instagram Feeds

So you’ve set up shoppable Instagram images. Now it’s time to Shopify your Instagram feed. This is a key step in many brands’ monetization schemes, and the only step for many. Naturally, you’ll be rewarded if you do this well. Let’s take a look at some creative ways of using shoppable Instagram feeds.

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How to Set Up Shoppable Instagram Images

Instagram took the leap and expanded their Shopping feature to new countries this week, including for us Aussies – woohoo! This brings a new feature to those of us on Instagram running an online store: the ability to create shoppable Instagram images.

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How to Repurpose Content: The Ultimate Guide

It can be overwhelming for any business to come up with completely fresh content, day-after-day, for the social media platforms they have a presence on. Reusing successful posts from the past ensures something tried-and-true will go up, even if inspiration is flagging.

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How to Use Top Instagram Hashtags

Using the top Instagram hashtags for any given post can boost the amount of people who see you very quickly. Because of this, it’s important to know whose eyes you want on your post . . . because you’ll get them.

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How to Hide Instagram Activity Status

Instagram has outfitted the DM section with a new “functionality”: beneath usernames, you can now see when someone was last online, or whether they are, currently. There are marketing applications, as well as reasons you may want to deactivate it.

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Five Instagram Food Photographers To Follow and Get Some Serious Inspiration

Instagram has always been on a firm handshake basis with foodie photography. Where else can you find lovingly-captured snapshots of restaurant meals? But it can bring so much more than that to the table (pun absolutely intended). We’ve got the secret scoop on making your Instagram feed a happier and more appetizing destination for your daily photo scrolling pleasure. Forks up!

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