Big news! We’ve made a bunch of updates to our Instagram analytics Trackers, and we think you’re going to love them. If you have a Union Metrics subscription with Instagram access, these updates are live in your account now. (And if you don’t have our Instagram analytics yet, but want to add them to yourMore

For a while now we’ve been writing over on our Tumblr about great social media campaigns we’ve seen in the wild, and we thought you’d like to get a little inspiration from them too. See a great campaign? Tell us about it! You can find us on Twitter @UnionMetrics. TakisUSA has a great storytelling campaign goingMore

While the ideal in content marketing is to design every piece of creative specifically for where you intend it to live, not everyone has the resources necessary for that. So let’s talk about how to make the most of the resources you have, and be sure your Facebook content works on Instagram, and vice versa. How youMore

One of the most common questions we’re asked at Union Metrics is, “When should I post on my Instagram account?” Sadly, we usually have to say that there’s no single best time to post on Instagram. However, depending on the kinds of content you post and the audience you’re trying to reach, there are aMore

The holidays are a busy time for everyone, including marketers; you’ve got execute the campaign you meticulously planned out months ago, and hope your Instagram audience responds the way you want them to. So how do you get your brand heard over the hustle and bustle of all the #jingle #bells? We’ve gathered up someMore

Instagram is a social media powerhouse. In just five years, more than 40 billion photos have been shared on Instagram, and it now has more than 400 million monthly active users. 50,000 new photos were shared on Instagram in just the past 60 seconds. That’s 80 million new photos and 3.5 billion new likes every single day. So how you canMore

If your brand has only done a little experimenting on Instagram, there’s no time like the present to really do the work and engage with relevant Instagram communities. Worried about how to identify and get to know a new community on Instagram? Want to learn how to participate in a way that won’t get you ignoredMore

Last week Instagram turned five years old, so we’re taking a look back at some of its more notable moments and how it’s evolved since 2010. We’ll also discuss how the platform has grown into one of the largest and most important social networks, how brands have found their place there, and what might be nextMore

The Week in Social #174

We spend the week reading the best things we can get our eyeballs on and on Fridays we share them here with you. Leave your thoughts in the comments, or come find us on Twitter at @UnionMetrics. On video and visuals. While answers vary as to what, exactly, the visual web is, everyone does seem toMore