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18. 10 Easy Instagram Reels Tips (+ How to Use Music Legally)
Episode 1822nd November 2021 • On Your Terms • Sam Vander Wielen
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Instagram Reels: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em – or sometimes a bit of both all at once. If you listen to all the people out there, you’re bound to hear both sides of it, that Reels are a waste of time and also the only way to grow your business. Let’s cut through the noise and figure out how you can create content that actually moves the needle while using your valuable time effectively. In this episode, I detail 10 tips for Instagram Reels focusing on what’s best for your business, not what’s going to get you the most views. Because growing our business is what we’re all here for, right?

In this episode, you'll hear… 

  • 04:00 - The mistakes people make when it comes to Instagram Reels
  • 07:20 - My background with Reels
  • 13:17 - Using music legally
  • 16:01 - Thinking evergreen with Reels content
  • 17:21 - Letting people get to know you
  • 19:17 - Getting people to read your captions
  • 23:39 - Making your point in the caption
  • 26:15 - Having fun while making it educational
  • 28:31 - Don’t take it too seriously
  • 30:40 - How to find trending audio
  • 31:59 - Get inspiration from related entrepreneurs
  • 33:57 - Save your Reels to your phone
  • 35:35 - Answering your questions and sharing my Reels process

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