Instagram Tools and Strategies
The Who, What, Where, When, and How's on INSTAGRAM
At this meeting you will get a hands-on tutorial of how to set up and use an Instagram account successfully. It is the third biggest social media platform under Facebook (#1) and YouTube (#2) according to dreamgrow.com, and we are missing out on a HUGE marketing opportunity if we are not using it. The best way to create and use an Instagram account for your business is for a few wedding pros seasoned in using it to show you how step-by-step in a workshop so bring your laptops!
Instagram is a powerful tool to use in your daily marketing program. There are over 200 million Instagram users and by learning simple strategies you can reach your target audience. You'll be able to increase your revenue, build your brand by uploading photos and videos, analyze the data from Insights and much more. From the basics to the most advance strategies, Alex and Marcela will show you how you can immediately use this information. They'll make it easy for the beginner and introduce some new ways to the more advance user like adding a photo to the new highlights feature to your account.
Our presenters are our very own WedNet members Alex Ramirez, owner/performer of Mariachi Amor and Marcela Bogado, owner/floral designer of Mallaret Designs. We will also have a bonus presentation byWedNet National Director, Jason Freshly who will show us how to submit images/posts to the WedNet Instagram account for even MORE exposure.
Current Communications Chair WedNet Austin/WILCO Chapter. Alex M. Ramirez, has been performing music for over 30 years. From 1994-1998, he produced Mariachi Espectacular which sold out the historic Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas. In addition, he has many films, television, concert, video, CD, DVD and radio appearance credits and is an ASCAP member.
Current Membership Chair WedNet Austin Chapter. In 2002, Marcela launched Malleret Designs. The name is meant to embody effortless elegance, honoring her mother’s French roots. She has trained with renowned top designers like Paula Pryke at her London school, Preston Bailey in New York, and Jim Johnson at Texas A&M, among others. Having designed floral for hundreds of events, Marcela provides a wealth of professional knowledge, insights and fresh perspective.
Jason has been in the hospitality industry for over 15 years helping businesses attract clients - including couples! His content focused strategies with businesses help them create compelling content for any social media
platform. It's about showcasing your talents where your ideal clients are, and today, they are obsessed with Instagram. Jason is also the Director of Business Development for WNUSA and is a resource for members through all the benefits and features of membership with WNUSA.
If you are new to Instagram and don't have an account, please see their online help/getting started outline. We will also make sure that you have your account set up in the newer Instagram for Business profile. Don't worry, it's easy to switch from the personal to business. You'll need access to your Facebook Login and business phone number/email to verify. For those who don't have this part set-up, we will stay after and walk you through the process.
Michelle Bromley/Jackie Walker
Twisted Greens Salad- mixed greens, shaved Parmesan cheese, grape tomatoes and garlic croutons with House Vinaigrette, Entrée Selection and side
Texas Roast with carrots, celery and roasted potatoes/ Caramelized Shallots with Bourbon Demi/ Sweet Yeast Rolls
Lemon and Herb Grilled Chicken/ Wild Rice Pilaf/ Sweet Yeast Rolls
Lemon and Herb Haricot Verts
Tea, Water, Coffee and Chef Choice Dessert
10am - Vendor Setup
11am - Registration/Networking
11:20am - Announcements/Vendor Intros/Shout-Outs/What I Wish You Knew
11:30am - Lunch
12:00pm - Instagram Workshop
12:50pm - WedNet Instagram Account
1pm - Meeting Ends/Cleanup
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Michelle Bromley, Austin Chapter Director
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