If you haven’t heard Instagram is no longer just for hipsters to share pictures of their half-sweet, soy, skinny, hazelnut frappuccinos. No, Instagram now has over 150 million active monthly users. It continues to grow at a rate of around 20 million users every three months. But how can you use the quickest growing network to your advantage? Can it be used as a marketing tool? The answer to the latter is yes, absolutely.
Along with the rest of the web world I’ve been noticing a trend emerging on websites. The trend of having a hidden navigation which slides to reveal it self, pushing the content out of the way. The ‘hide-slide’ like many recent design trends started its days in crazy world of app UI and has quickly trickled down into web design. So how can you achieve such an effect?
Literally every day by clients and friends alike I get asked the question “how can I increase traffic to my website?”. Traffic and acquiring it is, by some considered witch-craft. But luckily you don’t have to run through a brick wall at kings cross station and board a train to Hogwarts. Turns out that with a little planning and foresight you can start to drive that sweet nectar that is web traffic your way.