The Year in Review: Our Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017

We're rounding up the most popular posts of the year on the Dash Hudson blog in an effort to bid adieu to 2017 and spread our New Year wishes.

Keep reading to see if your favorite made the cut!


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Whether or not 2017 was a good year for you, a trip down memory lane is always fun. Here at Dash Hudson, it was a great 12 months: we added a ton of new features, became much more than just an Instagram platform, acquired amazing new family members (both in-house and customers 🤗), and took to this very blog to share our best, most insightful social media marketing tips with all of you.

Recounting the most popular blog posts of the year has become a tradition for us, and helps us understand what you loved and how else we can help you become an Instagram expert. Without further ado and in our very own new year greetings way, here are our top 5 most popular blog posts of the year.

5. These are the Most Successful Brands on Instagram

Real talk: everyone wants to know how others are doing. Which is a legitimate concern. For that reason, we identified the most successful brands on Instagram for benchmarking. It was a hit.

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4. How to Build a Successful Instagram Account from Scratch

The hardest thing in this world (yep) is to grow a social following from scratch when you're just starting out. Clearly you all agree because this story landed in fourth place for popularity.
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3. Who to Follow on Instagram: Indie Fashion Brands

We love fashion and clearly you guys do too. Our list of the best indie fashion brands on Instagram was trending on the DH blog!
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2. How to Differentiate Social Media Influencers and Content Creators

Yes, there is a difference! And you guys were super curious about it. A great read for any social marketer.
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1. The Truth About How Often You Should Be Posting on Instagram

Understanding how often you should be posting on Instagram is a major head-scratcher, and dare we say one of the greatest conundrums for brands marketing on Instagram. So much so that our story on the topic was our top story of 2017!

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From all of us here at Dash Hudson, have a happy new year. We wish you much more success in 2018, and can't wait to keep working together to make your brand even better at visual marketing. 🥂


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