Instagram tips via top brands + Sprudgie nomination!

I had all the intentions of writing a new post and then I got notified about my Sprudgie nomination.
Coffee Marketing with Jenn Chen
Instagram tips via top brands + Sprudgie nomination!
By Coffee Marketing with Jenn Chen • Issue #12
I had all the intentions of writing a new post and then I got notified about my Sprudgie nomination. So now I’m just stunned & unable to get stuff done. But lucky for you, I do still have lots of stuff to share with you!

Announcing The 2016 Sprudgie Awards Finalists
So, I’m a finalist in the “Outstanding Achievement in The Field of Excellence” category. But to be honest, EVERYONE here is fantastic. I’m just honored to be among them all. 
✍️ My Writing & Photography 📸
Instagram Tips Worthy of Learning From Top Brands
In which I take top brands and their marketing strategies & repurpose them for your small business needs. 
Instagram
How to Hack Instagram Stories: 4 Ways to Upload Any Photo or Video
Get around the 24-hour time limit that Instagram places on their stories with these handy tips!
Instagram Live Streaming Now Available for U.S. Users
Live stream is now available for you to test out! Unlike Facebook Live and Periscope, the video is NOT saved. 
Twitter
Go Live on Twitter!
Twitter follow Instagram in their live stream offering. Powered by Periscope, you can now press Go Live from your Twitter app without leaving the app!
Facebook
5 Tricks to Maximize Your Reach on Facebook
Some excellent tips on how to maximize your work on Facebook.
Facebook Page Layout Changes: How Marketers Should Respond
In case your Facebook Page hasn’t notified you yet, you now have a little more layout control of your Facebook Page.
✨ Other Links ✨
How to Market to Each Generation on Social Media [Infographic]
A useful infographic if your audience spans multiple generations. 
Copywriter vs. Content Writer: Skills, Writing Fees and Expectations
What’s the difference between a content writer and a copywriter? Be careful out there – the cheapest rate is not always the best quality.
🌱Plant Update
This picture was taken in celebration of Pantone's Color of the Year, Greenery. The plant in the orange pot is a mini fern that I almost killed (as in, all the leaves went brown and crispy). But after moving it to a better location, it started sprouting tiny leaves!
This picture was taken in celebration of Pantone's Color of the Year, Greenery. The plant in the orange pot is a mini fern that I almost killed (as in, all the leaves went brown and crispy). But after moving it to a better location, it started sprouting tiny leaves!
What'd you think?
Feedback, questions, or fist bumps 👊 – send them my way by hitting the reply button. Or find me on the social networks @thejennchen. I’m going to be taking the last two weeks of December to work on some new business ideas!
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