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Establish your social media presence through Instagram Reels with these easy tips.
Instagram Reels have taken over Instagram. Using features similar to the popular app TikTok, Reels allow users of the platform to see clips of short video content based on their interests. This allows companies to create meaningful content to maximize engagement through Reels. The following are some ideas for Instagram Reels that you can start creating immediately:
6 key tips for maximizing your company’s use of Instagram Reels
Instagram Reels are a key component to maximizing audience engagement and reach on Instagram. However, you need to create the right video content for these Reels to be successful. To ensure that your content is reaching its full potential, follow these six tips:
The step-by-step guide to creating Instagram Reels for your company
Instagram Reels are one of the platform’s newest surfaces for brands to create content, attract new customers, and go viral. Instagram Reels are short video clips that emulate the layout of TikTok, a very popular social media platform. Taking advantage of Instagram Reels will keep your company up to date with social media trends and expand your online presence.
Global unrest politically, economically, and socially put 2023 as a tumultuous time, especially in public relations. With top Super Bowl sponsors like Pepsi and social media giant TikTok surging past the noise, in 2023, it all comes down to adaptability.
A quick guide to managing page roles when someone leaves the company
It’s important to realize that whoever has access to your company’s social media accounts will most likely not remain in that position their entire career. When they get promoted or leave the company, it’s important to manage their page roles and access to your company’s accounts.
As a best practice, you want to remove them from the page yourself. Avoid letting the employee remove themselves from the account. If they do so and no one else has access to the account or another employee’s level of access won’t let them change anything, you’ve caused yourself a big headache.
Lights, camera… Not so fast! Expensive shoots and long, comprehensive videos aren’t necessary for success.
Using video on social media is nothing new. Before social media, brands were hungry for polished video content. Coordinated video shoots – complete with high-resolution cameras and bright lights – were the norm. Carefully edited videos with sleek transitions, often including full context of a specific subject, led to long (and potentially boring) content. Brand videos swam in a sea of sameness.
With the rise of YouTube and other social media, we began a new era of online videos where simple is better – and anyone with a smartphone can make viral videos.
Today, TikTok and other video social media platforms are expanding the importance of brevity and simplicity in social media videos. Vertical formats dominate, catering to mobile users. Mobile phone camera quality has improved, making smartphone quality perfect for brand content.
As we close out 2022, we look back on the battlefield that has been PR and corporate communications for the past year. Lessons learned from the likes of Twitter, Expedia, and Del Taco showcase how savvy teams are leveraging old dogs and a few new tricks to keep their brands front and center in consumers’ minds.
A quick guide to adding your social media agency and team members to your company's TikTok account
Being able to easily share access to your company’s TikTok account can help a social media manager create and publish content for your company, which will ultimately increase your visibility and brand awareness.
Currently, the only way to give people access to your account is by sharing your username and password. We suggest that you use a password manager to help minimize risk when sharing usernames and passwords. While this is subject to change, it’s the only way to give someone else access to your TikTok account for the time being. With that being said, there are a few ways to monitor those who have access to the account.
A quick guide to adding your social media agency and team members to your company's LinkedIn account
Easily sharing access to your company’s LinkedIn account can help a social media manager create and publish content, which will ultimately increase your company’s visibility and brand awareness. Contrary to what you might think, your company's LinkedIn page does not provide unique usernames and passwords to share with your social media colleagues for them to log in. Instead, you assign page roles to your team members, and they can log in using their personal LinkedIn account.
It’s important to note that only “super admins” can add, edit, or remove page admins. The “super admin” role is automatically assigned to a page’s creator.
Younger audiences are using the social media platform for casual searches, Google reports.
TikTok. We all know of it, but do we know how powerful it actually is, especially for Generation Z?
The popular app first came in 2016 and has since grown. It’s known for showing you short videos that you’ll like and interact with, d from its search algorithm. But how far has its popularity gone?
While TikTok isn’t an actual search engine, some people in the younger generation see it as one.