This week on #bufferchat our community discussed how to be successful with Instagram marketing, chatting about everything from stories to the new algorithm. Read on to discover all of the awesome insights shared during the chat!

Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, at TWO times every Wednesday for valuable industry insights and to meet hundreds of other smart marketers and social media enthusiasts. Same topic, same place, just at different times – feel free to join whichever chat time works best for you!

4 pm AEDT (Sydney time)

9 am PT (San Francisco time)

Bufferchat on February 21, 2018: Instagram Marketing

This week’s stats: 
Bufferchat #1 (4 pm AEDT): 16 participants; reach of 960,377
Bufferchat #2 (9 am PT): 62 participants; reach of 1,183,588

Q1: How (or when) can Instagram be a great addition to your marketing strategy? 

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: What are some creative ways to bring more awareness or followers to your Instagram account? 

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: Is there a particular type of post that gets the best engagement for you on Instagram? Or a particular time?  

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: Have you found inventive ways to retain engagement after algorithm change from chronological to algorithmic? 
From the community:

 

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: Are Instagram Stories a part of your strategy? If so, how do you use them? 

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: What people or brands are using Instagram really well? 

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 6 here!


Thank you so much to our awesome community for sharing such great insights in this chat!

Do you have any comments or answers to these questions? Leave your thoughts in the comments! We’d love to hear from you!

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Written by Bonnie Porter

Bonnie works on social and community on the Buffer marketing team. When not Buffering she enjoys befriending animals and trying new hobbies.