Immersive experiences that alter our reality aren’t new… In 1957 Morton Heilig invented the Sensorama Machine, a simulator that provided the illusion of reality thanks to 3D video, artificial smells, stereo sound, seat vibrations, even fans to create windblown hair. This “experience theater” for 1-4 people set the stage for the wide range of virtual and augmented reality applications we see today.
If you’ve spent more than a day on Instagram, chances are you have seen, or know about, #TBT—Throwback Thursday. This is where people post photos of themselves as kids or at various times of their lives as a way to look back and reflect. Really, it’s just a fun way to embrace more photos of ourselves without jamming another selfie into our feeds. Ok, not quite But it is a fun thing that almost everyone seems to embrace on Instagram. Which is all fun and good for you. But can businesses do this without looking weird? Absolutely! You just have to get creative. I’ll show you a bunch of ways that you can incorporate #TBT into your Instagram strategy.
Some people call me a review blogger. Others a social media influencer, I call myself Betty Bite. When I was struck with a debilitating illness and could not leave the house I wanted something more than just cleaning, I wanted to contribute to my family. I started Bites Reviews You Can Use in 2014 in hopes of craving a little bit of emptiness that I had. When I started my blog, I had no clue what I was getting myself into, and at times (not going to lie) I wanted to quit. With so many review blogs that pop up daily, it is a very scary venture.
Keeping up with new trends in the digital space is like playing an endless game of whack-a-mole. There’s always something new. As an agency owner who works with brands, we see the trends and the desire to capitalize on them pass with dizzying fashion. Yesterday, everybody wanted YouTube superstars and today it’s millennial Snapchatters.
Hashtag headaches can seem like the Instagram pain that won’t go away. How many hashtags do I use? What hashtags will help get more eyeballs on my post? Are there are any hashtags that are off limits? But if you have a hashtag headache, I have a cure. Here are five common hashtag mistakes, and how you can fix them right now.