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Shout Out from 12VoltNews.com

N&H Electronics has built an Instagram community of nearly 9,000 followers.

(Click image to play.) N&H Electronics has built an Instagram community of nearly 9,000 followers.

SHREVEPORT, LA (12.09.2013) – Shout Out is a new initiative from 12voltnew.com developed to highlight the power of Instagram. Instagram is a powerful tool which can be utilized by every channel across the 12volt industry to engage and connect with fellow industry members. The Shout Out initiative will focus on the 12volt retailer to consumer channel. An Instagram initiative can generate store traffic.

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For the most part, 12volt retailers today do not have substantial ad budgets or in-house staff with marketing skills. Instagram provides a free platform to post images with captions/comments – even 15 second videos. The Instagram app is free for both Android and iPhone users. Instagram, owned by Facebook, was developed for mobile devices. Instagram posts may be viewed on traditional desk tops – just not uploaded.

(Click image to play) Proactive 12volt retailers are utilizing the power of social media to engage and connect with followers and consumers.

(Click image to play.) Proactive 12volt retailers are utilizing the power of social media to engage and connect with followers and consumers.

Instagram is a perfect tool for the 12volt retailer. We encourage all to get onboard and begin to build a follower base. Instagram can be integrated into exiting social media campaigns as Facebook and Twitter.

Finish a super custom installation – snap and share. New product arrives – snap and share. Add a new in-store display – snap and share. Add a new product category – snap and send. Got a special or promo – snap and send the graphic.

A big 12voltnew.com hat’s off to 12volt retailers whose followers already number in the hundreds and even thousands. Hat’s off to the 12volt retailer who just shared his first image on Instagram too.

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Click image to view this ATO Autosports post.

Memphis-based 901 Sounds, with over 3500 Instagram followers, recounts calls like this “I saw the cool system you installed in my friends Chevy – how much to do my Chevy?”

Jamie White, Opus Marketing commented “I wasn’t even thinking about wheels for my wife’s Jeep until I saw an image on ATO Autosports Instagram feed. Now we are getting the wheels and more.”

Getting started with Instagram is easy. Posting images is even easier.

As an Industry, let’s utilize the power of Instagram to engage and connect.

Check out 12voltnews on Instagram for cool image and 12voltBite video posts daily.