Ads can be a confusing part of running a business, but not to worry, we’re here to share with you the top 13 tips for Facebook advertising in 2020!
The emerging content marketing trends of 2020 are clear: follow the people, not the trends. Are you in?
The latest Instagram updates, what’s coming and eCommerce hacks to drive your business profits in 2020!
Want to increase your organic reach on Facebook by 135% without ads? Learn how to create a Slideshow on Facebook in six easy steps!
Does your content feel dull, boring and lifeless? Whip it into shape for 2020 with these clever social media promotion ideas!
Hear from Alisha Cohen, creator of Lish Creative, on how Plann helped her quit her full-time job, become an influencer and start her own agency!
Tired of nobody liking your posts? Want to kick butt at Facebook Marketing in 2020? Here are nine nifty ways to get more Facebook likes!
Reposting stories on Instagram is a great way to keep your audience engaged, tell a bigger brand story and gain credibility with user generated content.
How Instagram/Plann helped a small business find its niche and discover people to buy their products
Hear from Jana Bishop, creator of beautiful stock images for Instagram and Lightroom presets, on how Plann helped her business find its niche to discover buyers!
Tips and trends to make your Instagram strategy in 2020 your most profitable year yet!
Everyone else making it look easy? Here’s how you too can have a content plan that delivers great results year after year.
Need new ways to entice people to push your buttons? Here are over 100 call-to-actions to get your audience clicking!
Feel like you’re always posting the same things on Facebook? Here are 33 Facebook Post topics to spark some new ideas.
Urgency messaging on Instagram Stories, here’s how to effectively create branded business Stories paired up with GIFs your followers are guaranteed to love.
If you’ve got a small or lean team, here’s why choosing to focus on Instagram is much better than Twitter.
Confused about how Instagram Search could help your following? Here are 8 tips to expand your reach through the power of search.
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…
To help you sleigh the festive season and keep writer’s block at bay, save this handy list of the best Instagram captions for your holiday photos!
NEW! Instagram launched a creator studio right inside stories, here’s how to find this great interactive new feature!
Hear from Stacey Short, Founder of Rollerfit, on how Plann helped their community sky rocket to fame in a very short amount of time.
Recent changes on Instagram saw a drop for millions of story impressions and reach numbers, if that’s you, here are 8 ways you can get them back.
Want to create a seamless Instagram grid with colours that simply flow? Discover the best performing color palette feature on Plann now.
Pinterest now has an impressive 200 million monthly users and offers you loads of opportunities to reach potential new customers. Here’s why it should matter to you…
Sometimes your Instagram grid can start to feel like like an old tape deck stuck on repeat…If you’re looking for a change in grid scene but not sure how, Keep reading
Looking for daily Instagram content ideas can be a struggle but have no fear we have you covered for all 31 days of October! Yayyy!
There are many different ways to login to different things these days. Here’s how to login to Plann with Facebook, and why it’s important.
When it comes to Instagram Stories, it’s not enough to publish, you want people to stick around . Here’s how to keep people watching until the end.
Instagram Video TV, or IGTV is the next big thing in social media. A cross between YouTube and IG Stories, here’s our complete guide to smashing it!
Data doesn’t lie, and neither does your Instagram engagement rate! In this blog we’re going to teach you how you can increase your engagement rate and grow like a pro.
Your Instagram bio is a vital business tool that uses limited characters and a few seconds of time to create clicks and views and purchases. Here’s how you can build a killer bio.
There are two reasons to add alt text to your images on Instagram, but one of those reasons isn’t a reason at all
There are some types of content that should no longer exist. In this article, we’ll explore some of the more…aggravating ones.
Are you keen as anything to get your hands on the new August 2019 edition of our Instagram content calendar? I think you might be!
Instagram is testing removing public likes from it’s platform. The blog will discuss the potential reasons behind this from a business standpoint.
Being an influencer is a balancing act. What should you say? How will your audience respond? Here’s a few things that you totally shouldn’t do…
Different social media platforms require different approaches. This blog won’t help with that, but it’ll certainly occupy a few minutes of your time.
Getting Facebook likes is all about engagement with your audience. Here are some hot tips to get your page screaming and your audience applauding!
Where is the sweet spot between design and data? Learn how to find a balance and create an Instagram account that gets results and makes sales.
Instagram analytics are amazing. You can create content and make improvements using evidence-based numbers and here’s how you can do it now
Instagram is all about your brand and your individual vibe. If you’re a soloprenuer with your own style or a big business lets talk how to create a unique theme for you.
Nobody knows what social media is going to look like in 5 years…or even by the end of this year. We thought we’d put together our key social media takeaways to help you smash out the rest of your 2019
Ready to step up your insta game! Plann have your top 5 tips for amazing photos & producing incredible content for your brand
Your brand is what makes you different and when it comes to social media you need to turn up the volume. Here are 5 branding ideas to make you stand out.
So your Instagram isn’t growing! Everyone ebbs and flows unless you’re Gigi Hadid. So today we’re going to show you how to fix it! You’re Welcome
We’re breaking down exactly what a Nano Influencer is and whether or not your brand should work with them to achieve increased brand awareness and sales.
Instagram Stories are a hot topic right now, and you should be making use of these Instagram Stories tips and tricks if you want to stay ahead of the game!
Instagram is a powerful storytelling tool and used properly it can increase engagement and build a loyal following of clients.
These Instagram advertising tips are sure to uplevel your advertising results and make you the talk of the office.
Defining which metrics are essential to your business
Have you spotted the new Instagram video effects in Instagram Stories? Well, it’s time to give them a good go
They say that laughter is the best medicine so today I thought to myself, why not share a few hilarious April Fools Day stories?
We’ve got some shiny new features up our sleeves that are going to make growing your Instagram following a breeze. Check out Plann desktop today!
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…
There are a tonne of people out there gaining hundreds of new Instagram followers per month, but how on earth do they do it?
It can be the most awkward thing ever to promote on Instagram when you are worried about coming across as sleazy, desperate or downright blunt!
Times are changing and now more than ever you need to master the art of writing engaging Instagram captions so that you can grow your following and brand
If you are struggling to master the art of creating a consistent Instagram theme, this blog is going to bust down the door and reveal one of the most helpful secrets you’ll ever learn.
Instagram strategy can be confusing and sometimes overwhelming. Luckily, Plann has come up with a lil’ strategy tool that will change the way you ‘gram.
Ready to unpublish a Facebook page? You aren’t alone! This is a really popular technique with the rise in Instagram business profiles.
The day of love is fast approaching, but how on earth can you share the Valentine’s Day love with your Instagram followers?
Whether you’re just getting started or you’ve been around the mountain and back, there’s always going to be game-changing online business tools popping up that are worth your while.
Just about everybody and their dog is taking their Instagram business idea and running with it these days, but is it really that easy?
The first step to a powerful Instagram caption is making sure it is easy to read! Add line spacing to your Instagram captions instantly with Plann.
There are so many different social media marketing platforms out there, so why is Instagram so special? Find out in this article.
Are you looking to launch a new brand or blog? Now is the perfect time to sit down and begin your Instagram Business Planning.
Ever heard of ‘Digital Minimalism’? Here’s why you should unfollow Instagram accounts to kick off the new year, new you thing.
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?…
Coming into the Product team as a complete newbie, here are a few things I have learned about building our desktop app for Instagram.
Google’s new Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) are attracting more and more website admins. By why is that? Do you need it for your website?
It’s time for a run down of the best 9 Instagram accounts to follow for Christmas inspiration this year.
On the look out for some new Instagram hashtags for photography? Well, look no further because you are in the right place.
Not sure if you should switch? Here’s why Influencers need an Instagram business profile right now.
You’ve got your Christmas caption ideas, but what about practical ways to increase your Christmas Instagram sales? Have a read of this now!
To always be on the front foot and be super organized, learn how to schedule Instagram posts weeks in advance with this blog post.
There’s a new Instagram profile update in town and it’s making waves – if you use an Instagram scheduling tool, you need to know about this change.
Readying your wallet for the upcoming Black Friday discounts? I’ve got a whole list of Instagram brands to keep an eye on for awesome Black Friday sales.
Want to learn secrets from a professional Instagram travel photographer? Take a peek at our interview with the incredible Laiza
We know it seems crazy sometimes, but taking the time to organise your Christmas marketing early can mean a huge difference in the number of sales you make during this competitive season.
There are over 1 billion people on Instagram looking for Christmas gift ideas, get noticed and increase your sales this holiday season by using this tip!
Want to guarantee new followers, engagement and juicy sales? Running a successful Instagram competition (with a little preparation) can do just the trick!
Grab your knife, fork and spoon and get ready to feast your eyes on some of the best foodie Instagram accounts we’ve ever seen.
There are so many different Instagram story features that you can use to jazz up your posts, but which ones are the most effective?
Stop your searchin’ because we’ve compiled a fantabulous list of 13 unique halloween costumes that are sure to help you to stand out this year!
Create a winning content plan for your Instagram account in just a few seconds with our handy dandy guide.
If you’re just getting started with Instagram, we have a bunch of Instagram tricks that will help give your account a kickstart.
Not sure what to post on Instagram Stories to grow your business or blog? We’ve got a bunch of creative ideas for increasing sales, bookings and blog readership to inspire you.
Need some ideas for unique usernames for Instagram? Well, dip us in Cheeto dust because we have you covered.
We all want to learn the tricks of the trade for gaining new followers on Instagram – it’s true! Read on to find out what these tricks are.
Just about anybody can build a brand on Instagram these days; but building a memorable brand that is worth following? Now that is an art form in itself!
Ever thought about making the switch to an Instagram business profile? It’s important that before you make the decision you check out the facts.
Just getting started on Instagram? Allow us to share the secrets to set up your Instagram Business profile for growth.
Want to learn some new and exciting strategies to successfully promote your Instagram account in 2018 and beyond? Keep on reading!
There is a tonne of people saying they can get Instagram followers for free – avoid those dodgy strategies and learn some real ones today!
Creative Instagram highlight covers are an easy way to get people to fall in love at first sight. We have collected some flipp’n exciting ideas on how to create poppin’ Instagram highlight covers.
If you had to choose, out of Pinterest vs Instagram, which social media network do you think would give your business the biggest boost?
Looking for inspiration for a new travel Instagram grid style? Take a look at our top picks for digital nomad and travel-focused Instagram accounts.
What is the best length for Instagram captions? How can you make sure that your Instagram captions increase engagement, and help you to grow your account?
Have you spotted follow unfollow accounts who just *happen* to find your Instagram account time after time? Read on for tips on how you can stop this from happening.
Want to be Instagram Famous? Here we share the five steps you need to take that will help you to become Instagram Famous and start living your dreams.
At Plann HQ, we’ve had a big discussion around this soon-to-be-released video length update and we’ve made a few bold predictions. Read more to find out our thoughts and predictions….
We can already hear business owners everywhere jumping around excitedly as Instagram have just announced that they will be rolling out a new Instagram Stories Shopping update that will allow them to tag products they sell in their stories.
Ever wondered, *How do I earn money doing something I love?*. We speak to a successful Instagram freelance photographer, Connie Chan from @WhatShePictures who is doing just that! Her vibrant Instagram feed gets us excited to ask *many* questions.
If you want to be #Extra like me, and feel like a new addition to your tech wardrobe is an absolute essential, keep on reading to discover some of my top picks for stylish phone cases that are totally Instagram worthy.
A brand new Instagram Stories update has been released, and this one is a doozy! The Instagram update is all about Instagram Stories Mentions; keep on reading to find out why this update is so exciting for brands and businesses using Instagram.
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.
Instagram recently launched a ‘mute’ button for feed content, so that you can actually switch the ‘off’ button on feeds that you don’t want to see. Huzzah!
Want to be one of those super cool people that travel the world and Instagram it for a living? We’re going to let you in on one of the best kept secrets for editing the perfect travel-focused Instagram photos.
Discover our step-by-step guide and learn how to create social media videos like a pro. Here all the tips & tricks
Want more eyes on your blog content? The first thing you need to focus on is community building on Instagram. Read more to learn the tips and tricks!
Want to get more views on your blog posts? Well, the first step is to write blog posts that are scroll-stoppingly perfect for Social Media.
Instagram vs Snapchat: We’ll help you to decide which one really does flex the most ? muscle when it comes to your marketing efforts. We’ve compared the features that the two apps share and we’ve come up with an ultimate champion!
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…
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…
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…
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.
Instagram stories are such a great way to engage your followers and let loose of your creative self. Instagram just launched this new nifty feature which we can not get enough of! Do you have a question and are bored of traditional polls?
Say HELLO to the Emoji slider!
How Instagram Fits Into Your PR Strategy It’s 2018. Cars can drive themselves, flares have made a comeback, and Instagram has fast become one of the most-used social media channels in the world. More than 800 million of us log on every month to share our hashtag selfies, shop our screenshots and connect with our…
We LOVE highlight covers, they can change the whole “welcome experience” of your feed. We – all have asked ourselves the question – HOW to create highlight covers easily. We also have some great tips for when you publish them. Read: *post the highlight covers to your Instagram story!* YAY! How to Create Highlight Covers Easily Log…
Have you seen the mysterious transparent overlays on people’s Instagram stories? There are so many cool ways to use this feature. It’s such a fun way to make Instagram stories stand out and engage your following. Let us show you how.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Instagram has quickly become an important cog in the wheel of social media marketing. If you’re able to get high engagement out of your followers, Instagram can drive business and generate income, regardless of the size of your company. Yes, stunning visual content is a natural key to success with Instagram, but to truly lure your target audience you’ll also need a strategy that will help you to grow your followers. Using the following statistics to your advantage will have you looking like a pro in no time.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trying to figure out how to clear app permissions on your Facebook and Instagram accounts? Cambridge Analytica ruined all of our weeks recently with that creepy Facebook revelation, and now we’ve all got to do serious damage control. Of course you’ve been wondering about app permissions and social media privacy.
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.
The plethora of Facebook marketing tips continues to grow more robust, and the flexibility afforded within those options continues to impress. No matter what service or product you sell, Facebook has a budget-friendly marketing option that can be tailored to meet your specific needs.
Wondered what goes on the behind the scenes of a successful beauty influencer? We spoke to the talented Instagrammer Mayssa Kasbi on what her life is really like behind the lens.
Wondering what it takes to become a visual content creator? Hint: It all starts with passion, creativity and a positive attitude. Read on and discover the story of the talented content creator behind the fabulous Instagram account @bellalovesbeau.
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.
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.
Instagram recently announced that they were going to let business accounts schedule instagram posts automatically and the world rejoiced! We know it’s something you care about, as we’ve had hundreds of messages, emails and comments asking when the update was coming to our Plann platform.
When you use trending Instagram hashtags, you can boost the popularity of your post tenfold, allowing you to appear in many more feeds and almost certainly resulting in some kind of increase in engagement and account follows. However, using trending hashtags on their own isn’t enough.
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.
You’re ready to maximize your marketing results by investing your resources in the most effective tools on the market today. Great! We’ve put together this list of social media marketing tools that will help you become a pro.
Sailing, tanning and doing yoga while growing your Instagram and living your dream lifestyle sounds pretty fantastic, right? But what if we told you that it’s not only possible but that there’s someone out there who’s actually doing it?
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.
Cheese boards have caught on big in the Instagram world, and for good reason. They appeal to the die-hard foodie for their opportunity of contained diversity, allowing variety to shine.
There are countless methods of incorporating white space into design. Happily, you can do it easily using white borders on Instagram. Today, we’re going to take a look at the easiest way to create white borders on Instagram using Plann.
Whether you’re a fashionista, life coach, marketing consultant, aspiring entertainer, or just want to connect with people within your community, adopting certain strategies on the way to becoming a social media influencer will help you accomplish your goals more quickly.
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.
Posting directly to Instagram has been a long sought-after feature. Presently, with Plann, after you add your media and captions, you schedule your posts. That will stay the same. But what will change with this new update?
To help scratch our own itch for a bit of a vicarious thrill, we spoke to Camilla Akerberg, hoping she’d give us the inside scoop on what it’s like to be a fitness blogger. And she did.
How you implement social media video depends on your objective. Are you looking for brand awareness? Lead generation? Engagement? What you ultimately want from the medium will govern what types of video to make and how to serve them to your public.
What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about a side hustle? If it sounds like hitting on an opportunity to pad your main income through doing something you love for extra profit, then you’ve nailed the essence of the side hustle. It’s a lucrative way to live for the right type of scrappy, ambitious individual, and may be right for you. We think we’ve found the perfect person to tell you all about it.
And if you’re planning on embarking on an adventure, Instagram can be a great place to go to get ideas for where you may want to go. The photo-centric platform, after all, is tailor-made for showing off the beauty and appeal of alluring destinations and exotic locales.
Having made it through a year rife with all kinds of struggles, unexpected horrors, and ongoing global challenges, people from all over the world are collectively proclaiming a weary but long-overdue farewell to 2017.
We’re not just here to make sure your Instagram game is tight, we’re also full of surprises like this one: here are some hidden gems we’ve found in Instagram for interior design inspiration. Perfect for your project, or just for your feed-surfing pleasure.
Plann is an Instagram scheduling tool. Here, we simplify how to make best use of Plann to schedule your Instagram posts so you can free yourself from the burden of tending to your account throughout the day!
Want to shoot images of the supermoon, but curious how to do it with style and finesse? Maybe just looking to eyeball some mind-blowing captures of the moon from Instagram photographers who’ve gotten it right? Take a look!
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!
There’s a key moment for someone scrolling through Instagram and landing on your profile page. Will they follow you? We show you some key practices to ensure you have the best possible chance that they will.