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A collection of posts on Instagram

InstagramFeb 16, 2024
How to Schedule Instagram Stories: 2024 Guide

How to schedule Instagram Stories, step-by-step, and plus tips and tricks to get the most out of your content.

InstagramDec 11, 2023
I Got Meta Verified on Instagram — Here’s My Honest Review

I put Meta Verified — and the coveted blue check — under the microscope for two weeks. The results were definitely not what I expected.

InstagramNov 15, 2023
How to Find Trending Audio on Instagram (+ 13 of the Best From 2023)

If you always feel like you’re chasing the tail-end of audio trends on the app, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’ll guide you through all the methods you can use to find the most popular music and sounds on Instagram before they drop off the charts.

InstagramNov 6, 2023
11 Places to Find Scroll-stopping Instagram Templates for your Posts, Stories, and Reels

If you’re a graphic design or video-editing novice, this list of the best places to find Instagram templates will have you creating beautiful content in minutes.

I Want to Pivot My Personal Brand — 6 Experts Told Me How to Do It

Personal brand experts walked this writer through exactly how to switch up her personal brand — and offered some more general advice, too.

News and TrendsOct 18, 2023
9 New Instagram Features and How to Use Them

From AI stickers to Broadcast Channels, here's everything you need to know about Instagram’s latest features, with a step-by-step guide to using them all.

FlowOct 3, 2023
How Instagram Helped Me Triple My Business Income — Even Though I Have a Small Following

Marie Brown is a UK-based soloprepreneur who creates websites for other entrepreneurs and small business owners. Getting active on Instagram has completely changed her business — she shares how in this post.

How to use Instagram Collab Posts in your Social Media Strategy

Here's a quick rundown of Instagram Collab posts and why you should be using this feature in your social media strategy.

FlowAug 28, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Setting Up and Using Instagram Subscriptions

In this article, we dive into the new Instagram Subscriptions feature, its benefits for creators, how to set it up, and tips to make the most of Instagram Subscriptions as a creator.

FlowAug 23, 2023
Ask Buffer: How Many Social Media Platforms Should a Small Business Be Active On?

From platform demographics to features, plus a deep dive into important factors to consider, here's what you need to know to find the social media sweet spot for your business.

FlowAug 10, 2023
What You Need to Know About Instagram Broadcast Channels (And How to Create Them)

Instagram's broadcast channels feature allows creators send one-to-many messaging. Here's what you need to know about the feature and how to use it.

FlowAug 3, 2023
All About Threads: What You Need to Know About Instagram’s New App

Threads is a new text-based app by Instagram. Here's what you need to know.

FlowJul 4, 2023
How I’ve Grown a Six-Figure Service Business Through Instagram Reels (Without a Massive Following)

You don’t have to be a viral content creator to benefit from creating Reels for your business. Learn how this founder gets 80 percent of her customers through Reels, without a massive follower count.

Buffer NewsJun 12, 2023
Now You Can Use Buffer With Your Instagram Creator Account

We couldn’t be more excited for this one. You can now enjoy all of the benefits of Buffer with an Instagram Creator account. For years, we’ve heard from folks that they want to connect a variety of Instagram accounts to Buffer. We have over 1 Million people who have connected an Instagram channel to Buffer, so we get this request a lot. We’ve been limited by Meta’s API only to allow Buffer users to connect Instagram Business accounts — until today. Manage all of your professional Instagram p

FlowJun 12, 2023
The "Instagram Ranking Explained" Explainer for Creators (+Advice)

Thanks to the platform's transparency, we’ve pulled a few key points about how the Instagram algorithm works and looked into how creators might benefit.

FlowJun 6, 2023
This Instagram Post Doubled My Following—Here’s the Template and Strategy I Use to Keep Engagement High

"My hand is shaking. How can I draw?"   This simple DM I received from a student late one night resulted in a single Instagram post that earned nine million views and doubled my following in just three months. View this post on Instagram A post shared by ANNA SOKOLOVA (@annasokolovaartist) This type of virality wasn’t always the norm for me. When I started working as a professional illustrator and artist more than 15 years ago, I ignored social media for a long time. But when I started teach

Buffer NewsMay 17, 2023
Schedule Your Instagram Stories with Buffer!

We're thrilled to announce that Buffer now supports full scheduling for Instagram Stories—one of the first platforms to offer this unique feature.

Small BusinessApr 19, 2023
I Don't Do Paid Ads: Here's What I've Invested in Instead to Grow My Business to $270K+ in Revenue

Catarina Rivera decided to forgo the quick sales moment of paid ads for slower community-building—and has still managed to grow a multi-six-figure business in just two years. Here are some of the strategies and investments that have helped her grow successfully and authentically.

FlowApr 12, 2023
How Monetized Content Has Supported my Retail Store to Build a Six-Figure Business

Whether you’re a business owner looking to use content to grow your brand, or a content creator wondering about launching another stream of income, learn how to marry content and retail in a way that can lead to incredible results.

FlowMar 30, 2023
Ask Buffer: How Do I Create a Social Media Series for TikTok and Instagram?

Creating a social media series is a great way to generate more content. We'll go over how to create one for your Instagram and TikTok accounts as well as provide examples from other content creators.

FlowFeb 14, 2023
11 Ideas for Your Instagram Reels in 2024

If you’re stuck, we’ve put together this list of creators that are creating incredible content with Reels and broken down what we think they do really well that you can replicate. Let’s get into it.

FlowSep 26, 2022
6 Ideas to Make the Most of Your Instagram Bio

Every part of your Instagram bio is an opportunity to not only introduce (and re-introduce) yourself but also communicate your value to your audience. In this article, we’ll share some ideas for making the most of your Instagram bio and examples of some of our favorites.

FlowAug 9, 2022
How This Entrepreneur is Growing Her Baby Brand Organically on Instagram

Assie Khoussa’s ability to show up as herself on Instagram plays an integral role in the success of her small business. Learn how the entrepreneur’s authenticity and relatability won over her customers.

Buffer NewsMay 25, 2022
Do Instagram Carousels Get More Engagement? (Yes, but it’s Complex)

We analyzed the 184 posts @Buffer published on Instagram to figure out if carousel posts get more engagement. For us, they do (by 2.37%), but it’s more complex than you might think.