Imagine going through the motions of checking your instagram and suddenly realizing there is a problem. Imagine your instagram account simply isn’t there… and there is no indication of why and no one really at all to ask. Now what? What do you do when your Instagram account is shutdown?
This is exactly what happened to Kim Chapman of Daisy Faye Designs in January 2019. And as you can imagine, this created a real sense of worry and concern.
– Photo from Kim’s account the day it was disabled.
This episode is going to make you SO uncomfortable but it’s also going to help you so much. If you can get past the discomfort, you’re going to learn that being proactive in your business is one hundred percent essential.
I asked Kim if she would be willing to share more about her experience with her Instagram account being shut down with us and she graciously agreed. Kim experienced this first hand and was able to shed some light on the mysterious world of Instagram, the process of trying to recover her lost account and what to do when your Instagram account is shutdown without reason.
In this episode you’ll hear from Kim about her experience with Instagram before and after this incident, what caused this problem for her and what she learned in the process – plus of course she is sharing what she did in the aftermath of the loss of her account.
Kim handled this whole debacle with so much grace and she shared about how the community assisted her in making a comeback. This episode is an absolute MUST listen for any small business that utilizes Instagram as part of their marketing.
This is not a new concept – I covered the lack of control we have over Instagram and a proactive measure you can take now to mitigate the drama of having an Instagram account get lost in this episode.
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