Instagram is a social media website and online marketing tool that should be part of your day to day marketing toolkit. What makes this app unique is that it centres on the use of photographs and photograph captions only, which makes this app perfect for us face and body painters. You can instantly post pictures with captions directly from your mobile phone or tablet to share with your followers. Here are some great tips on the best ways to use Instagram to promote your business and interact with your perspective customers.
1. Invite Users to an insight of your business
With this social media app, you can provide window-shopping opportunities for your followers, giving them a taste of your portfolio and face and body painting designs you create. Share relevant and useful information in the caption, like the areas you cover, products you use, what type of event you was at and anything else to intrigue your followers.
Your customers will also often find it intriguing to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at your business’s products and services (let’s face it we all love a good nose) Use your photos to show how your face and body painting designs are created. Using a photo collage on social media allows you to reveal the step by step process as it unfolds, providing them with the feeling that they’re getting bonus insights just for being part of your social following.
Take and post pictures of you at work or an event your painting at. When you attend a special event, start work on a new project, or do anything exciting and photo-worthy, make sure you capture the event. Knowing what’s happening in your world keeps your business on their mind.
By integrating Instagram into your social media marketing campaign, you can give your online following insight into your business in new ways. This is a great tool to promote your business while being creative at the same time
Remember to use the hash tags so that if someone was to search a #facepainter #bodypainter your pictures will come up and they will take a look at your profile and even click on to your website.
Good luck with Instagram – its a great marketing tool – connect with us there our profile is http://instagram.com/thefacepaintingshop