Author: Jessica Ann

Offering downloadable content is a cost-effective way for you to boost awareness, build an email list, and gain subscribers and/or customers. The right downloadable content, like a suite of templates for social media platforms, can drive engagement with your brand. But what kind of content will be exciting enough to get immediate downloads -- and get...

Since Instagram contests bring in followers – one industry study showed a +70% increase in followers for accounts using contests – we wanted to share some ideas that any business could try. In this post, we’ll look at award-winning contests, examine why they were successful and identify key elements that drove their appeal. Award-Winning Instagram Contests Sawhorse Media, a...

What makes a Facebook campaign effective? Does effective mean the campaign increased organic reach? Is engagement a measure of effectiveness? What about conversion? Should uniqueness be considered? And for a campaign to be effective, does it have to get results quickly? Did you answer ‘yes!’ to all of our questions? Good, because we feel the same way....

Facebook and Instagram giveaways are effective marketing campaigns for almost any business. They’re often an easy way to bring in new followers, drive up engagement, provide a cache of user-generated content, and generate new leads. Even better, giveaways can provide these results for little cost. There’s one mistake a lot of businesses make with their Instagram and...

After Instagram’s algorithm revision in March 2016, Instagram feeds went from showing posts in chronological order to to delivering content in the order Instagram calculated would be most engaging to the individual user. Instagram took into account the number of likes, comments, likes on comments, post saves, direct message replies, and posts to someone else by...

Hi. My name is Jessica, and I’m an Instagram addict. It all began in 2011 because of Instagram’s ease of use and lack of ads. The clean interface coupled with its playful filters made me an obsessed follower. Oh, and above everything, I loved the inherent lack of sales. In the obnoxious online world that screams...