Ethical Instagram marketing

Instagram is a visual-only platform owned by Facebook. It is used through a mobile phone app and is astonishingly successful with over 600 million regular users worldwide, including 14 million in the UK.

In terms of gender demographics, 68% of Instagrammers are female. 59% of internet users between the ages of 18 and 29 use Instagram and 33% of internet users between the ages of 30 and 49 use Instagram. According to one study, 17% of teenagers say that Instagram is the most important social media platform to them and 90% of users are under 35 years old.

These demographics are important and we recommend that Instagram is primarily used by businesses who are targeting a relatively young B2C market.

What works for Instagram is the posting of high quality, interesting and engaging photography. Through this medium it is possible to gain thousands of followers relatively quickly compared with other social media platforms.

Use Instagram to build your brand whilst driving direct sales. If yours is not a particularly ‘visual’ business, we recommend using it to demonstrate your business’ values and ethics by publishing photographs perhaps of your work in the community or relating to a cause or charity you support. This will help build your brand by inspiring trust and loyalty in clients and patients.

What we do

We will create your Instagram account and operate it for you.

We will make fresh and relevant photo posts on a regular basis (at least once each week), supplied either by yourselves or created by us on your behalf. Our creative team has access to high quality stock photos and can produce original engagement-driving artwork and captioning.

Much of our work on Instagram will involve engaging with other Instagram users in order to build a rapidly growing loyal following and directing them to your products and services.

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