How to get more followers using carousels on Instagram? A deep dive into how Chris was able to reach 200k people, gain 634 follows with one post that took him less than 20 minutes to make. Strategy, methodology, and tactical steps on how you can grow your following on IG.
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01:30 – Chris’ example of his examine
04:00 – Why it’s important to write down things you’ve learned
06:00 – How do you articulate your thoughts
10:00 – Reasons why you should articulate your thoughts
13:00 – Why copying is bad and stealing is great
16:00 – What copiers do, it’s okay to be inspired by something
21:00 – Don’t copy the process, copy the ideas/process of how they came up with the idea
26:30 – What’s the number one rule? High value content/New vs Old
29:00 – take something old and make it new
34:00 – Creativity how to change. Make something big small and make something small big.
40:00 – Remixing ideas
47:00 – Look elsewhere. Don’t look where everyone is looking
53:00 – Make it sticky. The 3 things to make something memorable
55:00 – What 20 things do you know about something you enjoy that people could pay you for. What will someone pay you for?
1:00:00 – Testing ideas. Big impact for low effort
1:06:00 – How Chris comes up with ideas and how he writes them
1:10:00 – Why you’re not good on social media
1:13:00 – How Chris took an idea from a tweet to a carousel
1:23:00 – Recap
1:25:00 – Curating is okay, copying isn’t
1:28:00 – What should our call to action be (last slide)?
1:31:00 – How do you write for what might be a hot topic?
1:36:00 – Should the things you make be niche or have different looks/info
1:39:00 – Should you post something that you don’t think is going to do well even though it could help a couple of people?
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