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Instagram & Hyperlapse; a Social Network that Marketers Should Pay Attention To

OK, I get it. I wrote a headline that ended in a preposition. Shout out and apology to my High School English teacher Mrs. Kimrey: SORRY! But Instagram is here to stay, up and coming, and definitely a social network that we marketers should pay attention to (oops... sorry another preposition). Instagram has a new service out called Hyperlapse for video.

Instagram Fun


Some Instagram fun, first:

Check out this time-lapse video of a woman's pregnancy journey. Short, sweet, tells a story. Oh, oops that's on VINE, Twitter's product. So what we mean is that short videos... can be very fun, powerful, interesting.  Funny short videos, marketers? Here's a short video on Instagram, by Rachelarich, who writes,

My first #hyperlapse of this week's brilliant issue of @fabmagpics, out with @thesun on Sunday. The #selfiestick is sooooo last week

So marketing TODO's for Instagram:



  • Explore Instagram as a user.
  • Set up an Instagram account for your business.
  • Brainstorm some fun, marketing ideas (which like all social media marketing are FUN first and MARKETING a distant second).
  • Check out Hyperlapse and Vine from Twitter.
Instagram is coming of age in so many ways.  Pay attention!

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