What a year it has been! Thank you again to all my readers, old and new. Thank you for coming along on this journey with me. From speaking at a conference to being mentioned as a top digital marketing influencer this year has been one of growth, and I can’t wait to take you on my journey into what’s to come in 2019. As we begin to say goodbye to this year – here’s a look back at my top 5 social media marketing tips of 2018.

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5. 7 Instagram IGTV Video Ideas You Can Steal For Your Brand Or Business

With IGTV you’re able to upload vertical videos between 15 seconds to up to 1 hour long to the platform. This will be a game changer for content creators who specialize in longer form videos. Talk about shots fired at YouTube! This gives everyone the ability to leverage videos in a totally different way than before – and all in vertical format. After playing around with it after I got access I’m here to share all I know about IGTV. Read 7 IGTV Ideas You Can Steal For Your Brand Or Business here.

4. 7 Easy Posts Ideas That Drive Social Media Engagement

You’ve gathered followers, you post content consistently – but something still seems to be missing… engagement! Sometimes ramping up social media interaction can be difficult but not impossible. Read 7 Post Ideas That Drive Social Media Engagement for your brand or business here.

3. 5 Ways To Up Your Instagram Stories Game and Gain More Exposure For Your Brand

Instagram Stories can help you connect further with your customers by allowing you to share more content, giving you the ability to add context to the posts you share on your feed, and can even help you refine your feed since you can give the play by play in your Story and concentrate on sharing the “highlight” in your feed. In this post I’ll share a few ways you can take your Instagram Stories to the next level, and use them to gain more exposure for your brand or business. Read 5 Ways To Up Your Instagram Stories Game and Gain More Exposure For Your Brand here.

2. 6 Instagram Poll Sticker Ideas For Your Brand Or Business

Instagram has a released a feature that rivals a Twitter feature that I love: Instagram Poll Stickers. Now you can add a question with two answer options to your Instagram Story image or video. Your followers simply tap on the answer they’d like to choose! In this post we’ll review Instagram Poll stickers and 6 ways you can use them for your brand or business. Read 6 Instagram Poll Sticker Ideas For Your Brand Or Business

1. How to Re-brand Your Instagram Account

I took a look at my Instagram account and realized I hated how it looked. I took the time to think about how I wanted to upgrade my Instagram feed and after implementing a few changes I’ve seen great results in the form of more reach and engagement. In this post I have a few tips to share on how you can rebrand your Instagram account. Read How to Re-brand Your Instagram Account. (this post made the list last year as number 5)

See ya in 2019!