Hey y'all! Using social media to grow your brand can be a wonderful way to meet new people and improve your own practice. The teacher-instagram community is an amazing place. I am constantly discovering new ideas and But, it can also feel a little overwhelming when you're starting out. Last week, I blogged about four easy steps to help you start your own Teacher Instagram account.
Now that you've started, you might be wondering, what do I do next? Of course, you'll need to continue to post consistently and intentionally, and engage with other accounts. But what else? Here's what to do next.
USE HASHTAGS AND OTHER TOOLS.
Instagram has a few different tools available. Let me explain how these work:
FOLLOW THE LAW
Your posts on Instagram are your property. Other people's posts are their property. Reposting something without giving credit to the original creator is stealing. It's that simple. If someone sees that you have reposted their original image and not given them credit, they can press charges. Here are a few articles that discuss the legality of reposting:
Now that we got all that out of the way, legally and ethically reposting something can be a good way to build quality content. I like to search out quotes that are in line with the message of my brand, then type them up in my own format to share them. I always reference and tag, if possible, the original author of the quote.
Sometimes it can feel like everyone else on Instagram knows all these secrets that you don't know. I want to debunk some of the myths and help YOU create a successful instagram account for your Teacherprenuer Brand. You can find more Teacher Instagram Tips here. Is there something you want to know more about? Let me know!
Hi! I'm JamiE.
I'm the teacher behind Basic Girl Teaches, a brand I created for teachers like YOU who are looking for resources, ideas, encouragement, and support. I believe in the power of connection, lifelong learning, and regular reflection. I'm so glad you're here!
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