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Last Updated on by Noni May
Earlier this week I received several questions about my Instagram only launch of #successcoursebundle. Last summer and earlier this month I did two Instagram only sales, I opened the doors to my newest course bundle just for my Instagram followers.Wanna know a secret? First time around I earned over $5000, and the second time around even more! Weird huh? I never used Instagram before to launch, but it’s a pretty good way to promote your stuff, thanks to Stories and the visual aspect.
For the longest time, I didn’t use Instagram. I had an account since… I think 2012, but I’d only use it sporadically, and to be honest, I still do. I have periods where I post daily photos, and then all of a sudden go silent. I know, I know, it’s the worst and I should practice what I preach, but just saying, if your content is valuable and on point, you can still be successful and have periods offline.
I think Instagram will be an ever interesting platform because Facebook makes changes to algorithms, functions etc. all the time. Lately, they’ve added the Stories and Business profile functions, and I can imagine they will make more ‘spectacular’ changes in time.
This said,I think it’s a great time to start a professional Instagram account. It’s not too late. Yes, it’s hard work, but I proved with my newest blog (that I can’t talk about yet) that it’s possible. I only ran it for 5 days, and I’m already at 2500 organically followers. We will see how that evolves in time, and I’ll let you know later this year what the Insta-blog is all about (and the name etc.!). So start your ‘business Instagram’ today. Leave the cute food pictures and party photos home here, it’s all about your brand. I promise it’s a valuable investment to focus down and keep a business account. Not only will social media agencies contact you for brand collaborations, it’s also a great way to expand your own network and sell your services or products every now and then.
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