Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Tuesday, August 01st @ 6:00 PM

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BrainStation Vancouver

455 Granville Street


$45 CAD

Give $40, Get $40

Refer a friend to join BrainStation and you will both receive $40 in workshop credits!

Event details

Instagram is the fastest growing social channel and a marketing tool that all businesses should take advantage of. Its user demographic is growing at an exponential rate; there is an incredible opportunity to showcase your products to all of these users. So how do you get started? How do you grow your channel into a community?
Join us on August 1st to discuss what Instagram marketing is and how you can use it to engage with your customers, drive traffic to your website or business, and ultimately translate this into sales. You'll learn the history of Instagram as a social platform, different kinds of growth strategies, how to engage with your audience, and gain insight from existing channels. You'll also learn how to frame your photos, get the best lighting, and keep your Instagram Feed looking consistent.
The activity portion of this workshop will include a hands on experience where you'll actively be editing photos while following the educator.  
This workshop is ideal for both small and large business owners, community managers, social media specialists, communications professionals, consultants and anyone looking to build their personal brand. 
What You'll Learn
  • A brief history of Instagram
  • Why Instagram is a platform for growth
  • Best practices on Instagram
  • Building a community and continued growth
  • How to take a great photo for Instagram
  • Editing for Instagram
  • Q&A to answer all of your burning Instagram questions 
What To Bring
  • Your phone 
  • A picture that you would like to edit 
  • Download Instagram and have an account
  • Download VSCO (free photo editing app)
  • Optional download - Snapseed
What You'll Get
  • A solid understanding of how to build your brand on Instagram
  • Tips & tricks for best use of the platform
  • A BrainStation notebook & pen for note-taking purposes
  • Light snacks and refreshments!
*This event is non-refundable and non-transferable.



Emily Leung 

Emily is a digital media strategist at Nimbyx, a tech startup in the dental industry. Over the past 10 years she's been a part of client and agency teams including Vega, Vancouver Canucks, and Blast Radius. She is passionate about bringing memorable digital experiences to consumers and solving all kinds of problems. When she's not teaching the part-time SEO/SEM & Analytics course or busy typing emails she's spending time with family and friends with good food and wine. And she really likes Drake.