I read an article today that had professional marketers comparing Instagram and Snapchat Stories.

Some of the pros for Snapchat were:
- Not as competitive as Instagram so brands stand out more
- More popular with the younger crowd
- Post are not as polished as Instagram so they seem more authentic

Do you use Snapchat? Would you consider it?

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anika2 Premium
I don't use it yet for business. I would definitely consider it. I feel very old because I have an account but haven't been able to figure out how to use it yet lol. But I think it has potential.
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SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Melanie! I'm right with you. I'm not using it yet, but I do see the potential. I like the way JaemiO has made it work for her.(see below)
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MKearns Premium
I would seriously have to consider a media designed for "selfies" Suzanne!
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SuzaMarie Premium
LOL! Taking selfies are not a priority for me. :) My short arms make the picture entirely too close...I guess I need a selfie stick. lol!

Check out JaemiO's comments. She makes a great argument that Snapchat can do more than just show off your handsome selfie, Mike!
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JaemiO Premium
I actuly started using Snapchat about a year ago for both my baking business and my farmers' market. The results were phenomenal , especially for the bakery.

I recently started using it to grow my YouTube channel. If you stay consistent, Snapchat can reap many many rewards. I also enjoy it far more than any other form of social media. It requires less thought and leads to more social interaction among viewers.
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SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Jamie! I always thought of the app as something just for personal use. But, from your description, it sounds ideal to use it for business. I can see posting pics or doing a short video on the products that you have available for the market that day.

Thanks for sharing your experiences of the app.
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JaemiO Premium
Any time! Glad I could help :)
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ToLiNoLi Premium
The more the fun the more the business, so yes probably to implement in my upcoming project. Remembers me of a good friend of mine who is doing that just for fun and has many followers, will see how I could take him in as currently he is not monetizing from it and jobless..... win win?
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SuzaMarie Premium
Good luck with your upcoming project, Stefan.
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Mary-Elle Premium
I don't. To begin with, I don't really "get" Snapchat LOL. Not very familiar with it and not sure what goes on there. But I do believe that the "younger" crowd does hang out there. So I prefer to hang out where I'm more likely to see my perfect customer which is not with the "younger" crowd.
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SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Mary! Hanging where your market demographic is makes a ton of sense. Snapchat is mostly a big hit for teenagers but their market is growing towards adults.

Thanks for replying!
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