Instagram – Promote your band with Images & Graphics

Instagram – Promote your band with Images & Graphics

Social Media is increasingly becoming more about photos and videos, and BandTools reckons Instagram for bands takes that to the next level. Purchased by Facebook in 2012, this mobile friendly media app is a great way to share tour updates, studio diary, new merch, gig posters, and much more to keep your fans engaged in your band.

 

What is Instagram

A mobile-friendly social media platform exclusively for photos and video, with the ability to caption text and use hashtags.

 

Interesting Features

‘Follow’ people without them following you back. Similar set up to Twitter and band pages on facebook.

Sync across social profiles, so you can post a picture then auto-share it on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr & Flickr

Instagram LIVE now available. Talk or perform to your fans in real time!

 

Pros/Highlights

Get a dedicated name, such as instagram.com/yourbandname

Hashtags are popular and used well, giving great opportunity to reach potential fans

Can edit post if you make an error or wish to retry hashtags

Widgets for WordPress sites

Compatible with Social Media Management tools

 

Cons / Limitations

Band accounts link to personal accounts which can be annoying

Not so good on desktop

 

How to sign up and price

Create a free account at www.instagram.com

 

 

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