Developing a strategy for instagram [infographic]

by admin July 24, 2013   Social Media

 Do you use instagram for your youth ministry?

How do you use instagram?  Do you promote your youth ministry through it?  You might be surprised at how engagement across all the platforms differ.  You might wonder why certain students don’t get the message.  Instead of asking why didn’t they get the message, it could be helpful to think about how you are sending the message out.  You might not be using instagram the right way.  Here are a few tips.

Here are some things that stand out:

1. If you want to use instagram with twitter you need to upload photos with twitters own photo program.   It is amazing that if you add an extra process, people wont check out your photo.  Since twitter got rid of its support for instagram, people won’t click through to your photos.  That means the students you work with won’t open the photo on twitter.

2. Use instagram when posting photos to facebook.  Since facebook purchased instagram the photos you post on instagram show up great in the facebook feed.  You will get increased engagement if you link up your instagram account and facebook.
Here are two simple things that you can do to help your youth ministry communicate online through instagram.  If you want to get the message out to the students you work with, check out the infographic and follow the 3 steps they recommend.  This is useful for a brand, youth group or church.

Do you use instagram for announcements? 

 

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