What’s the best thing about social media?
No, it’s not the instant gratification of seeing little hearts on your photos.
No, it’s not that it pays well when you do it right.
No, it’s not that we get to see every second of everyone’s lives.
It’s community. RunToTheFinish may never have the biggest numbers, but we have a serious community! You wouldn’t believe the tons of emails and direct messages I get daily from all of you. I don’t know why many of you dislike public comments, but that’s ok with me because you’re still reaching out.
A few weeks ago I started sharing some fun templates in my Instagram stories, which you can copy, complete and share in your own. I asked people to tag me so I could see the answers and it has been BEYOND fun!!! Then they tag a friend and that friend fills it out, we’re all getting to know each other better.
Beyond the quick photo of our last run. COMMUNITY!!!!!
Anyhow a few of you had issues getting the templates off of Instagram, so I will continue to compile them here.
1. Right click save as
2. Upload to your Instagram stories and fill out the answers
3. Tag me so I can see and come comment!
4. Does it really need to be said..please don’t steal (yup I’ve already seen a few try to crop and cut and pretend they made it.)
If you’re looking for more Instagram Story ideas, checkout the highlights on my profile. I have a whole lot more Instgram story templates saved there and other ways I’m keeping engagement high.
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Next we have a chance to say thank you, hello and I adore you to our Instagram friends.
A getting to know you template is fun, but take it to the next level by asking things specific to your niche. Do you want to know about food preferences? Travel gear they love? Gluten free baking?
Customize any of these templates for your niche.
Then we have a way to say this is who I am…plus I LOVE seeing how many of you also put Philly as your favorite race! Again, what can you ask that will help you find out more about your audience to create content that will keep them engaged with your Instagram?
And of course because sometimes we need to make the tough decisions….NO cheating and saying both!!
This one has been the one you’ve all struggled with the most, not because it isn’t fun, but because you don’t want to choose and that has made for some truly hilarious responses.
Now of course we also need to admit to some of the embarrassing or crazy things we’ve done..have you ever eaten your gels because you didn’t have other food around?! That’s a point!
And of course sometimes we need just own what we’ve done…whether that means to brag or say…whoops!!
Have some ideas you want to see, let me know!!!
Otherwise, get to posting and tagging!!
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