Are you an Instagrammer (Instagram user, Instagrammerite, Instagramist)? According to Instagram, there are over 130 million active monthly users and over 45 million photos being shared every day. Compare that to the population of the US (a bit over 316 million according to the Census Bureau) Of course, not everyone in the US uses Instagram and not all Instagram users are in the US but just compare the numbers.
Taken just the numbers, over one third of the population of the US uses Instagram on a monthly basis. That is amazing, simply amazing.
But, who owns your photos? When you get traffic to your pictures, does it help your personal or company brand?
For those of us that have our own websites (especially one as small as this one…), we want visitors. We want people to visit our site, read our words, oohh and aahh at our pictures, and so on. By sharing our content on other sites (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, etc) we get some visitors but it’s always a challenge. This is especially true when most of your content (in the case of pictures) are housed on someone else’s site. Luckily, now we have Pressgram. [Read more…]