IG LIVE: Let’s Talk Instagram Engagement

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We go live We go live (with wine) to chat about Instagram engagement tips & tricks, including how to write captions that engage, how to focus on serving your biggest fans, and how to stay positive. 



0-1:00 - Intro & about today's topic

1:00 - Recent negativity and frustration surrounding Instagram engagement

2:35 - "In order to engage, you have to be engaging" - Jasmine Star + Writing content that engages 

2:55 - 2 tips for writing a good caption that engages:

  • 4:00 - Tip #1 ask a question, but one that asks for people opinions or advice not yes/no or factual
  • 4:20 - Tip #2 admit a flaw or issue you're having and solicit people's opinions / suggestions

5:15 - There's not one right way

5:30 - Engaging with the followers you already have + Why it's important

  • 5:35 - Cara's cheesy analogy about being there for the audience you already have
  • 6:35 - Missing out on people engaging with you + who are your biggest fans

6:55 - Creating engaging relationships with people + supporting each other

7:30 - How is your content serving people? What value are you providing?

 8:25 - "Some of the best engagement I get is when I'm being funny or making fun of myself" -  Christine from @christineyeargin

8:45 - It's ok to curate your feed, but be real 

  • 9:10 - Easy + tempting to make your life look perfect, but it is a barrier to engagement
  • 10:05 - Imitating established or "Big" bloggers vs being inspired by them
  • 11:00 - Embracing who you are + sharing your real life

11:50 - Having a positive conversation about engagement + Making progress instead of getting sucked into negativity

12:25 - Why it's ok not to attract everyone + how to build a tribe made up of true fans

13:00 - Why it's good when people unfollow you +

13:30 - Dealing with negative people

15:00 - Low engagement affects everyone + we're in it together

15:45 - Being flexible and open to adapting will help you grow

16:20 - Instagram algorithm changes = constant

17:00 - our legs fall asleep

17:20 - Having a positive conversation together helps all of us

18:30 - You can't expect your engagement to change + grow if you're not adapting and improving your approach

20:00 - Don't lose sight of who you are + what you're trying to accomplish with your brand 

20:45 - Surrounding yourself with a positive community who's willing to share tips & support each other

21:40  - New website page with all our IG live replays HERE

22:20 - Podcast coming soon! Let us know what you want to hear about

23:45 -  A little about why we started My Haute Society 

24:35 - Events for Denver Bloggers

24:50 - A little about My Haute Society Membership - JOIN

26:40 - We promise to be real with you + share secrets because we believe "A rising tide lifts all boats" and our goal is to create that tide

27:45 - Competitive nature of blogging + misconceptions about keeping secrets to yourself

28:30 - Wrap up  

We’re Cara & Tabitha the bloggers behind the My Haute Society Influencer Community. We started this community as a place for bloggers and influencers to connect in an authentic way, but also to be supported with the resources they need to excel as a content creator. My Haute Society is a community for bloggers and influencers. We have amazing resources to help you grow your blog and succeed as an influencer. Teaching you tips, tricks and industry best practices. We also host events to help connect brands and influencers in meaningful ways that can lead to amazing collaborations.