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Instagram: 3 Things to Remember Before Looking at The Comments Section

Instagram: 3 Things to Remember Before Looking at The Comments Section

8,442 Followers Because my content tends to be generic (“I did a thing”, “here is a computer”, “check out this dog”) – it makes for good content for amalgamation accounts that have specific themes (ex: “girls on computers”, “computers”, “dogs”). When I know I’ve been […]

Instagram: My first post to get over 1000 likes in less than 24 hours

Instagram: My first post to get over 1000 likes in less than 24 hours

7,634 Followers I’m going to save the suspense and just tell you now, it’s this picture: The upside to overestimating how long it'd take me to finish this sprint is that I'm actually smarter than I thought ­čöąThe downside is that I now have a […]

Instagram x Amazon Reviews: The Difference Between Being a Collaborator and Being a Target

Instagram x Amazon Reviews: The Difference Between Being a Collaborator and Being a Target

373 Followers I haven’t been keeping up with @zoraflorasays lately so I haven’t had much to write about, but with an increase in Amazon reviews I’ve picked it back up (at least for a while). Over the long weekend I realized that when you’re doing […]

Instagram x Amazon Reviews: Using Instagram to Get Sellers’ Attention

Instagram x Amazon Reviews: Using Instagram to Get Sellers’ Attention

339 Followers Amazon Ranking: #30,795 On June 29th, I wrote about how social media helped way less than I expected. I stand by that; most of my requests come through my email account. I wanted to expand on it though because “not helping” doesn’t explain […]

Instagram: The Digital Halo Effect

Instagram: The Digital Halo Effect

7,102 Followers In the flesh and blood world, the halo effect is a psychological phenomena that can either be annoying or helpful, depending on who you are: Halo Effect:┬áThe halo effect is a cognitive bias in which an observer’s overall impression of a person, company, […]

Instagram: The Perks of Leveling Up (5k followers)

Instagram: The Perks of Leveling Up (5k followers)

Followers: 6,147 Close to the beginning of my project, I talked about what a business account on Instagram will get you (namely, statistics). As your account grows, it seems like Instagram will “level you up” in terms of what you can/can’t do. Here’s the list […]

Instagram: Sometimes Negotiations Go South, and that’s Okay

Instagram: Sometimes Negotiations Go South, and that’s Okay

Followers: 6,038 Last week I posted about making my first Instagram collaboration for pay, but they don’t always go so smoothly. Soon after that company contacted me I was contacted by another person looking for a post-for-pay type deal. The Initial Approach It was going […]

Instagram: I Guess I’m an Influencer Now

Instagram: I Guess I’m an Influencer Now

5,774 Followers First of all:┬áThe fact that over five thousand people care about pictures of me and my computer completely baffles me Second of all:┬áToday I was approached by a company who wants to pay me to make posts about their company Third of all:┬áI’ve […]

Instagram: Symptoms that Your Instagram Account is Trapping You

Instagram: Symptoms that Your Instagram Account is Trapping You

5,501 Followers The simple desire to be liked is a social tool that bridged over to social media as quickly as the “like” button was added to posts and has exploded into something that can completely take over someone’s life. I’ve heard girls in line […]

Instagram: Will People Love You If You Give Them Free Stuff?

Instagram: Will People Love You If You Give Them Free Stuff?

I had a brand reach out to me about a month ago that does tutorials for development. They asked if I’d recommend them to my followers, I said I couldn’t unless I actually knew what they did (trying to be ethical and authentic here) and […]