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Let’s Talk About Instagram’s Growth For a Minute…

Instagram Growth

If there was ever a start-up success story, it’s Instagram. The photo sharing superpower was founded in 2010 by 28-year-old Kevin Systrom who had recently graduated from Stanford University, interned at Twitter, and worked at Google – an impressive background, to say the least. After only a few hours of Instagram going live, it already had more than 10,000 users. By the end of the first week, the app had been downloaded more than 100,000 times. Once the three-month mark rolled around, the community had grown to a million.

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Data Mining Your Online Community

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Community building has multiple benefits to your business. You can connect with customers, receive powerful feedback, and provide technical or administrative support for your audience. An often overlooked benefit of your community is the ability to data mine your members.

Data mining is the process of taking raw data from your community and turning it into useful information. Your community’s activity on your site can yield important information that, as a business, may be beneficial to you. Continue reading