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Instagram Batching Tips to Save You Time

If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you understand the value of showing up on Instagram for your real estate business. You might assume that, to cultivate a consistent social media presence, you need to spend several hours per week (or day!) on the platform. That’s what all the social media gurus tell you, right? My friend, cue the hallelujahs because I’m here to tell you there’s a better way…

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Posting consistently on Instagram (with a consistently branded aesthetic, naturally) doesn’t have to take hours or be the most dreaded task of your week. With the right tools in place, you can transform Instagram from a chore to a powerful tool for your business – one that helps convert potential clients by demonstrating your authority and professionalism (and, of course, your style!).

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If you haven’t tried Canva yet, prepare to have your mind BLOWN and grease the tracks ‘cause the wheels in your head will start turning thinking about all the ways you can use Canva to up-level your marketing (without blowing the budget on a bunch of fancy programs or a designer!). In this quick video, I’ll walk you through the basics of Canva by showing you how to create your very first Instagram post.

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Branded posts are crucial to building brand recognition and having your audience instantly recognize your content when it pops up on their Instagram feed. In this video, we show you 4 types of branded posts you need to have in rotation – all of which are totally underused, in our opinion!

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Your Instagram account is only as good as the amount of engagement it gets. Take a moment and let that sink in! We all love a pretty feed, but unless you’re completely uninterested in getting leads from social media (and chances are, if you’re tech savvy enough to be reading this, that’s not you), you need to create posts that encourage engagement. Enter carousel posts.

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The carousel post format works brilliantly for stats, tips, and other content that paints you as the expert in your field AND adds value for the viewer. This is the type of content your followers are most likely to save and share. Instagram favours carousel posts because it knows they result in more engagement – and you should too! This tutorial will show you just how easy it is to DIY your first carousel post for Instagram right in Canva.

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Got something juicy for you this week, my friend: the 5 most common design mistakes Realtors are making on Instagram. And because I love you: how you can fix them! 

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I’m about to drop a serious truth bomb. It’ll either make you hate me or fall in love with my “you’ve got spinach in your teeth” honesty about your Instagram posts. Ready? If your feed looks like a constant flow of real estate-related content, then you’re missing the mark… big time!

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If you’re reading this post, you probably have an idea. I mean, the word “imagery” is in the title so if your guess was somewhere along the lines of “something to do with images?” you’d be right! Bang on, sister! Brand imagery is just a group of images that help paint the bigger picture of what you’re all about.

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If your feed needs a little SOS, then you’re in luck, my friend, because I’m about to share my 5 favourite tools that kick my Instagram posts up like 10 notches AND streamline my time on the platform – ‘cause this lady has things to do and spending hours on Instagram everyday isn’t an option.

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