At 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram is truly a social media powerhouse!
While some brands and businesses seem to grow their Instagram at a rapid fire rate, a lot of small-medium sized businesses are still struggling to stamp their brand presence on this platform. I was once 'struggling' with Instagram, too.
Today, I now have a good following on Instagram and my numbers are steadily increasing but like most entrepreneurs and business owners, I also started out with only a few followers - mostly family, friends and colleagues as I was starting out.
Is your business on Instagram? It should!
Connect with me there while you're at it. 😉
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"I Was Broke"⠀ ⠀ I had a respected school, but respect doesn't pay the bills… And I saw my students more than I saw my own children…⠀ ⠀ "85% of Martial Arts school owners businesses fail… And another 14% wish they never started…"⠀ ⠀ Hey, I’m Paul, and I’m a recovered failing School owner.⠀ People liked me and I was a great teacher… but I was fuckin broke… �⠀ ⠀ You know as well as I do when you’re broke, it’s kinda hard to think about anything else besides not being broke anymore...⠀ ⠀ I was letting my family down and I could feel it clawing away at me every day while driving to the School… it felt pointless...⠀ ⠀ My autistic daughter was a handful… well, she still is haha… but I didn’t have the freedom, time or money to take care of her as she needed…⠀ ⠀ My son wanted to get into all kinds of different sports, but all I could afford was Jiu-Jitsu since it was my school...⠀ ⠀ My wife was pulling out her hair trying to take care of the family by herself... just to have to listen to me bitch and moan about how stressed I was by night… �⠀ ⠀ I love Martial Arts… it’s my favorite thing in the world… but I had no CLUE how hard it was gonna be as a business…⠀ I thought the old way… "If I build it and do good, they will come"... And no one ever came. �⠀ ⠀ Hell, I didn’t really have any place starting a business at all. I knew nothing about it. �⠀ ⠀ I knew I was good at Martial Arts and even better at teaching it… somehow, that gave me the brilliant idea to open my own business with it. �⠀ ⠀ Maybe you can relate...⠀ Read more about this here > https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10219554051697302&set=a.1368786255104&type=3&theater
Today, I will share these proven tips that helped me increase my Instagram numbers, web traffic and sales.
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Have a great week. Keep crushing it!
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Paul Halme | Combat Business
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