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This Guy Faked His Way To Becoming an Instagram Influencer in 6 Months

Success as an influencer requires a strong knowledge of digital marketing

Scrolling through the comments, I caught a “thank you for coming in.” It was posted by a popular celebrity chef who had hosted me the night before at his residency in an upmarket New York restaurant. It was one of 35 free ...

by Jonathan Jeffery  | June 25, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Mark Zuckerberg Will Soon Replace Warren Buffett as World's Third-Richest Person

Facebook co-founder gains $1.7 billion after Instagram television announcement

Despite a shaky year, Facebook CEO and co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is soon to snag Warren Buffett’s spot as the third-richest person in the world.  Facebook stocks rose 2.3 percent after Instagram announced a new television feature on Wednesday, putting another $1.7 billion ...

by Madison Semarjian  | June 23, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

Instagram May Soon Allow Hour-Long Video Uploads

Expect there to be a 'focus on vertical' content and for it to live inside the main Instagram app

Watch out, YouTube: word has it Instagram may soon support long-form video uploads.As if you don't already spend enough time on Instagram, The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources "familiar with the matter," on Tuesday reported that the Facebook-owned social media app is ...

by Angela Moscaritolo  | June 09, 2018 12:00:00
Run & Grow

7 Crazy Startup Ideas That Eventually Became Wildly Successful

Rocketships. An online bookstore. The 'Pet rock.'. What crazy idea do you want to pursue?

Startups often grow in unexpected ways. An idea you thought was a surefire win may turn out to have a weaker client base than you thought; or an idea with significant backing through crowdfunding might not have enough money to keep going.On the ...

by Jayson Demers  | June 07, 2018 02:00:00
Business Ideas

This College Professor Makes More Money in One Day From Instagram Than in Two Months Teaching

Samira Kazan teaches physics and math, but she also has 600,000 IG followers

In this series, Instagram Icon, Entrepreneur speaks with the individuals behind popular Instagram accounts to find out the secrets of their success.One bad date helped launch Samira Kazan’s Instagram career.She had begun to grow frustrated with online dating when, on the evening of ...

by Hayden Field  | May 04, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Kris Aquino Namedrops Products in Her Recent Rants: Is This Good or Bad for the Brands?

A public relations expert weighs in on how the surprise mentions will impact brands

Kris Aquino is a celebrity endorser who has established a unique position as an influencer in both traditional and digital media. These past few days, she has shown once more she is truly the “Queen of All Media.”It began on April 19 ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 23, 2018 08:00:00
Run & Grow

4 Social Media Stars Explain How You Can Get More Instagram Followers

These tech-savvy entrepreneurs break down how you can use your Instagram followers to grow your business

The very first Instagram photo was taken by its founder, Kevin Systron in Mexico in 2010. I find it fitting that it was of a dog. We all know pets are a big hit on Instagram.  However, Instagram has become more than a site to ...

by Matt Sweetwood  | February 24, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

20 Things Science Says Your Facebook and Instagram Feeds Reveal About You

Social media affects nearly every aspect of our lives.

What you post online and how you use social platforms such as Facebook and Instagram can say a lot about you.In fact, a number of studies have revealed social media's connection to a person's mental health, well-being, intellectual capacity and more. And while social ...

by Rose Leadem  | September 15, 2017 09:00:00
Run & Grow

13 Expert Tips to Help You Build Your Instagram Following

Instagram influencers give their best advice on how you can follow in their footsteps

Instagram has recently undergone dramatic changes in the way it operates recently. On the positive side, you can now post pictures that aren’t square, you can like comments, added Instagram stories and improved their editing tools and filters and you can also go ...

by Matt Sweetwood  | August 19, 2017 02:00:00
Run & Grow

The Food on Your Plate (And Instagram Feed) is the New Status Symbol

Food posts have become a social media currency that is causing us all to gain weight.

You are what you eat.The adage has never been truer in this society whose people now spend an average of four hours daily scrolling through their Facebook and Instagram feeds, documenting their every move for all their followers to see. What we ...

by Hannah Lazatin for  | July 29, 2017 12:00:00
Business Ideas

How an Instagram Seller of Used Clothes Expanded into Garments Making

Former TV producer finds entrepreneurship more rewarding than employment

Three years ago, Heidie Ricca Cruz-Del Rosario was a full-time career woman. She worked as a producer at TV5 Network Inc., one of the top three broadcasting networks in the country,Now, she’s a full-time entrepreneur, but what’s really interesting is how she ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | July 21, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

The Secrets of the Woman Who Quit Her Job and Made Her Pug an Instagram Celebrity

Leslie Mosier shares the recipe for success behind her incredibly cute pup Doug's rise to fame

by Nina Zipkin  | July 06, 2017 05:00:00
Run & Grow

7 Ways to Turn Instagram Followers Into Customers for Life

Rreach out to prospects and make them want to buy from you over and over again

If you don’t take action, the product, program or service you offer won’t be able to help those who need it so much. You need to put yourself out there so your audience can be reached. One way to make this happen? Start ...

by Kim Walsh-Phillips  | June 12, 2017 06:00:00