How to Craft a Cohesive Instagram Feed :: Jessi Connolly {Ep 9}




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Summary: <br> I’m a big fan of today’s podcast guest, Jessi Connolly.<br> <a href="http://declareconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/jconnollyep9.jpg"></a><br> Yes, she is one busy lady, but it was her Instagram feed that first caught my attention. The way she communicates Truth through written word and visually appealing pics is inspiring.<br> Lucky for us, Jessi is the opening keynote for the Declare Conference and teaching a breakout session on creating graphics.<br> Today she is sharing tips for crafting a cohesive Instagram feed. And it’s GOOD STUFF. For reals. (in case you were curious, I snagged this from her feed as Exhibit A):<br> <a href="http://declareconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/naptimediariesinstagram.png"></a><br> In this episode we chat about:<br> <br> * “The Funnel”–finding your niche in the world wide web<br> * Three tips for creating a cohesive Instagram feed<br> * Creating a mood board<br> * Moving forward without fear, sticking to what you feel is beautiful<br> * Scheduling/planning Instagram posts<br> * Deciding what you want your Instagram feed to be about &amp; then balancing those things<br> * Losing the guilt over “latergrams”–using them as another way to live in the present moment<br> * Choosing filters and a few tips for taking great pictures<br> <br> Connect with Jessi:<br> <a style="color: #e14a61;" href="http://naptimediaries.com/" target="_blank">Blog</a> :: <a style="color: #e14a61;" href="http://naptimediariesshop.com/" target="_blank">Shop</a> :: <a style="color: #e14a61;" href="http://twitter.com/naptimediaries" target="_blank">Twitter</a> :: <a style="color: #e14a61;" href="http://instagram.com/naptimediaries" target="_blank">Instagram</a><br> Show Notes:<br> <br> * <a href="http://www.naptimediariesshop.com/" target="_blank">Naptime Diaries Print Shop</a><br> * <a href="http://www.theinfluenceconference.com/" target="_blank">Influence Conference</a><br> * <a href="http://theinfluencenetwork.com/" target="_blank">Influence Network</a><br> * Kat Lee’s <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-how-they-blog-podcast/id719351886?mt=2" target="_blank">How They Blog Podcast</a><br> <br> * Lara Casey’s <a href="http://laracaseyshop.com/products/making-things-happen-sheet-set" target="_blank">Power Sheets</a><br> <br> <br> **How to listen to the Declare Conference podcast:**<br> 1. Listen on the blog. Go to <a style="color: #e14a61;" title="declare conference" href="http://declareconference.com/blog" target="_blank">DeclareConference.com</a> and click the play button at the beginning of this post (on your computer. . .haven’t found this method to work on smartphones).<br> 2. Listen on your smartphone, iPad or iPod Touch – There are a lot of great podcasting apps. Apple has a <a style="color: #e14a61;" title="podcast app" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podcasts/id525463029?mt=8" target="_blank">free one </a>in the app store, there is also one called <a style="color: #e14a61;" title="downcast" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/downcast/id393858566?mt=8" target="_blank">Downcast.</a> It allows you to search for shows, subscribe to them and even speed up the audio.<br> 3. Subscribe to the Podcast – access the podcast in <a style="color: #e14a61;" title="itunes declare conference" href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-declare-conference/id867933809" target="_blank">iTunes (click here</a>). You can also search for it on your smartphone app (like the ones listed above) and subscribe.<br>  Do you have a plan for your Instagram feed? What are your goals in posting pictures? Would love to hear them!<br>