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3 Ways to Increase Engagement with Instagram Stories

Whether it’s the perfect flat-lay photo of seasonal red cranberries against a powdery winter backdrop, or an epic photo of a wispy model taking in some sunshine against the colorful backdrop of Positano, Instagram is known for beautiful FOMO-inducing content. While your Instagram feed is chalk full of visual delight, Instagram Stories are where your…

Why Vero Matters to Influencers and Marketers

Once upon a time, you could open Instagram and find a chronological timeline of content. During this not too distant past, one could open Instagram during brunch and see photos of fluffy pancakes or pain au chocolat. Cut to present day, the Instagram algorithm has changed to provide users content based on their interaction and…

Influencer Spotlight: St. Patrick’s Day Treats!

The luck of the Irish is upon us! With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, don’t forget to wear green and most importantly, eat green food! This holiday is celebrated all over the world, and over the years  many clever ideas to celebrate this festive day have come to fruition. Feeling lucky? Well, you should be,…

Stories War Q4: Snapchat Falls Behind

Download the latest report here. Last year Captiv8 took a closer look at how creators were using Instagram Stories and Snapchat, two of today’s most popular social platforms for consumers and marketers. Based on a study we conducted in Q1, Instagram Stories was seeing lots of initial success when compared to its main rival, Snapchat. In our Q2 study,…

Influencer Spotlight: Valentine’s Day DIY & Gifts

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Don’t have your gift yet? Or want to do something unique for that special someone? This week we are highlighting Influencers with fun ideas that you can bake, make, create, or buy for your valentine. Valentine’s Day is for everyone, and we have great DIY ideas, as well…

The Top #Grammys Instagram Posts

This years Grammy Awards were held in New York City for the first time in 15 years – and the Big Apple did not disappoint! Along with moving performances and widespread support of the Time’s Up movement, the night featured many collaborations between brands, social influencers, and mainstream celebrities. Using Captiv8 to analyze the #grammys…

Influencer Spotlight: Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is less than a week away and if you haven’t bought a gift never fear! Here are some gift ideas (including making your own) from some awesome Creators: Alexandra Garza Alexandrea Garza is a licensed cosmetologist and makeup guru. She shares her favorite products, how to style, and makeup tutorials on her YouTube channel. When…

Influencer Spotlight: Holiday Decorations

With the holiday season here, you want to make sure you are radiating that festive holiday spirit! Not sure where to go to find your holiday gifts or how to set up your next get-together? These are some influencers that will provide inspiration for DIY decor, crafts, shopping hauls, and holiday recipes! Rebecca Robeson Rebecca Robeson…

Stories War Q3: Instagram Continues To Reign but Gap Lessens

Earlier this year, Captiv8 took a closer look at how creators were using Instagram Stories and Snapchat, two of today’s most popular social platforms for consumers and marketers. Based on a study we conducted in Q1, Instagram Stories was seeing lots of initial success when compared to its main rival, Snapchat. Even though creators were evenly split in terms…

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