Instagram for Publishing Companies

As an intern for Amphorae Publishing, Brick Mantel Books, and Open Books Press, I revitalized their Instagram accounts and brought in hundreds of new followers on each account. Here are the posts I created to draw in the long-term followers.

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  1. What better way to spend #memorialday than browsing in @subbooks in @delmarloop?

#stlouis #subterraneanbooks #bookstore #book #bookstagram #bookish #indiebookstore #books #bookworm #bibliophile
    What better way to spend #memorialday than browsing in @subbooks in @delmarloop? #stlouis #subterraneanbooks #bookstore #book #bookstagram #bookish #indiebookstore #books #bookworm #bibliophile
  2. We're so excited to see a stellar 5-star review of Michael C. White's "Resting Places" in this summer's "Foreword Reviews"! Want to read #restingplaces? It's available on #amazon.

And check out that beautiful #forewordreviews cover.

#books #bookstagram #igreads #amreading #summerreading #summerreads #tbr #summerreadinglist #indiebooks #bookreview #bookish #bibliophile #book #bookrecommendation #readinglist #reading #reader #bookworm #booknerd
    We're so excited to see a stellar 5-star review of Michael C. White's "Resting Places" in this summer's "Foreword Reviews"! Want to read #restingplaces? It's available on #amazon. And check out that beautiful #forewordreviews cover. #books #bookstagram #igreads #amreading #summerreading #summerreads #tbr #summerreadinglist #indiebooks #bookreview #bookish #bibliophile #book #bookrecommendation #readinglist #reading #reader #bookworm #booknerd
  3. #CedarRapids readers—make sure to mark your calendars for the June 15 Drop the Mic event featuring author Jan Netolicky at the CSPS Hall near @newbocitymarket.
    #CedarRapids readers—make sure to mark your calendars for the June 15 Drop the Mic event featuring author Jan Netolicky at the CSPS Hall near @newbocitymarket.
  4. It's not too late to celebrate #nationaldonutday with a book. #ediblewoman #atwood #donuts #book #books #reading #read #bookstagram #stlouis #strangedonuts #stl #stlouisgram #stlfood #stleats
    It's not too late to celebrate #nationaldonutday with a book. #ediblewoman #atwood #donuts #book #books #reading #read #bookstagram #stlouis #strangedonuts #stl #stlouisgram #stlfood #stleats
  5. The best way to celebrate #nationaldonutday is with a book (and a donut from St. Louis' @strangedonuts)!
#donuts #book #books #poeticdesigns #poeticdonuts #poetry #stl #stlouis #stlfood #latenightreading #strangedonuts
    The best way to celebrate #nationaldonutday is with a book (and a donut from St. Louis' @strangedonuts)! #donuts #book #books #poeticdesigns #poeticdonuts #poetry #stl #stlouis #stlfood #latenightreading #strangedonuts
  6. #Reviews make #authors and #publishers happy campers.
    #Reviews make #authors and #publishers happy campers.
  7. Summer project, anyone?

#books #bookstagram #bookish #summerproject #headboard #designideas #sweetdreams #headboardgoals
    Summer project, anyone? #books #bookstagram #bookish #summerproject #headboard #designideas #sweetdreams #headboardgoals
  8. #tbt to Sean Conroy's book signing for "Through the Eyes of a Young Physician's Assistant." Check out his book on #amazon.

#throwbacktuesday #bookstagram #book #books #author #booksigning #aapa #aapa2016 #pa #pastudents #physicianassistant #lifeasapa #patients #loveourauthors
    #tbt to Sean Conroy's book signing for "Through the Eyes of a Young Physician's Assistant." Check out his book on #amazon. #throwbacktuesday #bookstagram #book #books #author #booksigning #aapa #aapa2016 #pa #pastudents #physicianassistant #lifeasapa #patients #loveourauthors
  9. They might not look like it, but these two are defintely besties. #NationalBestFriendDay #catsandbooks #booksandcats #readingbuddy

#read #amreading #book #books #bookstagram #catsofinstagram #bridgetjones #bridgetjonessdiary
    They might not look like it, but these two are defintely besties. #NationalBestFriendDay #catsandbooks #booksandcats #readingbuddy #read #amreading #book #books #bookstagram #catsofinstagram #bridgetjones #bridgetjonessdiary
  10. We're joining in on the #bookstagram #sammyreadsjune16 challenge for June 8: a #bookmark. What's your favorite bookmark?

#englishmatters #book #books #bookish #praha #prague #strahovmonastery #strahovlibrary
    We're joining in on the #bookstagram #sammyreadsjune16 challenge for June 8: a #bookmark. What's your favorite bookmark? #englishmatters #book #books #bookish #praha #prague #strahovmonastery #strahovlibrary
  11. We love the June 8 #bookmark challenge from @sammyreadsbooks's #sammyreadsjune16 challenge. Maybe we'll post a few more during June... 📖👈 #bookstagram #books #book #read #bookme #bookworm
    We love the June 8 #bookmark challenge from @sammyreadsbooks's #sammyreadsjune16 challenge. Maybe we'll post a few more during June... 📖👈 #bookstagram #books #book #read #bookme #bookworm
  12. This is it! The #coverreveal for Martha Brookhart Halda's stunning #memoir, "The Fragrance of Angels"—a true story about one woman's experience with death and her renewed purpose in life upon her return. Absolutely inspirational and a must-read for people of all walks of life.

#lifeafterdeath #nde #neardeathexperience #eternity #spiritual #spirituality #lifechanging #faith #inspirational #book #books #mustread #memoirs #truestory #guardianangel #bookcover #bookstagram #comingsoon #newrelease #stlreads #loveourauthors #thefragranceofangels
    This is it! The #coverreveal for Martha Brookhart Halda's stunning #memoir, "The Fragrance of Angels"—a true story about one woman's experience with death and her renewed purpose in life upon her return. Absolutely inspirational and a must-read for people of all walks of life. #lifeafterdeath #nde #neardeathexperience #eternity #spiritual #spirituality #lifechanging #faith #inspirational #book #books #mustread #memoirs #truestory #guardianangel #bookcover #bookstagram #comingsoon #newrelease #stlreads #loveourauthors #thefragranceofangels
  13. Who's ready to curl up with a good book this weekend?
#bookshelf #shelfie #books #book #bookworm #read #bookstagram #weekendreads #bookish #reading #reader #readinglife
    Who's ready to curl up with a good book this weekend? #bookshelf #shelfie #books #book #bookworm #read #bookstagram #weekendreads #bookish #reading #reader #readinglife
  14. We're on Twitter and so are eight of our lovely authors! Find us on Twitter at @openbookspress and follow our authors, too. Link in bio.

#author #authors #socialmedia #published #publishing #publishedauthor #twitter #book #books #published #writers
    We're on Twitter and so are eight of our lovely authors! Find us on Twitter at @openbookspress and follow our authors, too. Link in bio. #author #authors #socialmedia #published #publishing #publishedauthor #twitter #book #books #published #writers
  15. Sometimes you've got to buy some of those #books you somehow never read in high school... What #classics have you still not read?
Also, follow along with @sammyreadsbooks and her #sammyreadsjune16 June challenge. Today's challenge: latest purchase!

#weekendreads #reading #bookstore #bookstagram #igreads #usedbookstore #usedbooks #steinbeck #grapesofwrath #twain #marktwain #tomsawyer #thewasteland #tseliot #gabrielgarciamarquez #100yearsofsolitude #englishmatters @englishmatters
    Sometimes you've got to buy some of those #books you somehow never read in high school... What #classics have you still not read? Also, follow along with @sammyreadsbooks and her #sammyreadsjune16 June challenge. Today's challenge: latest purchase! #weekendreads #reading #bookstore #bookstagram #igreads #usedbookstore #usedbooks #steinbeck #grapesofwrath #twain #marktwain #tomsawyer #thewasteland #tseliot #gabrielgarciamarquez #100yearsofsolitude #englishmatters @englishmatters
  16. It's a good Saturday when you get to go to the bookstore. Can't wait to read #theglasscastle!

#sammyreadsjune16 #latestbookpurchase @sammyreadsbooks #englishmatters @englishmatters #book #books #weekendreads #bookhaul #bookstore #usedbook #usedbooks #usedbookstore
    It's a good Saturday when you get to go to the bookstore. Can't wait to read #theglasscastle! #sammyreadsjune16 #latestbookpurchase @sammyreadsbooks #englishmatters @englishmatters #book #books #weekendreads #bookhaul #bookstore #usedbook #usedbooks #usedbookstore
  17. "One thing I've learned about people is that the easiest way to get them to like you is to shut up let them do the talking. Everyone likes to talk about themselves." #chapter12 of #MeandEarlandtheDyingGirl by Jesse Andrews for June 12 of @sammyreadsbooks' #sammyreadsjune16

#books #book #bookstagram #bookish #yalit #bookquotes #igreads #bibliophile #bookworm #booklover
    "One thing I've learned about people is that the easiest way to get them to like you is to shut up let them do the talking. Everyone likes to talk about themselves." #chapter12 of #MeandEarlandtheDyingGirl by Jesse Andrews for June 12 of @sammyreadsbooks' #sammyreadsjune16 #books #book #bookstagram #bookish #yalit #bookquotes #igreads #bibliophile #bookworm #booklover
  18. #Writers, pick these up for your #summerreadinglist! • • •
#Repost @writerbob1959 with @repostapp
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For your summer writing pleasure #amwriting #asmsg @usatoday @justright_adams
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#writing #writer #writingexercises #write #book #books #summerreads #writingprompt #stlreads #loveourauthors
    #Writers, pick these up for your #summerreadinglist! • • • #Repost @writerbob1959 with @repostapp ・・・ For your summer writing pleasure #amwriting #asmsg @usatoday @justright_adams • • • #writing #writer #writingexercises #write #book #books #summerreads #writingprompt #stlreads #loveourauthors
  19. Mondays are hard. 😁
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#Repost @publishingpush with @repostapp
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Batman wants you to finish your book! 📕#authorsofinstagram #writing #authors #tales #author #writersofinstagram #writers #writersofig #amwriting #writer #justwrite
    Mondays are hard. 😁 • • • #Repost @publishingpush with @repostapp ・・・ Batman wants you to finish your book! 📕#authorsofinstagram #writing #authors #tales #author #writersofinstagram #writers #writersofig #amwriting #writer #justwrite
  20. Black and white and Beckett | | Follow us for more top-notch #bookish content | | #sammyreadsjune16 @sammyreadsbooks #englishmatters @englishmatters 
#waitingforgodot #beckett #samuelbeckett #play #book #books #drama #blackandwhite #bookstagram #bookworm #lovebooks
    Black and white and Beckett | | Follow us for more top-notch #bookish content | | #sammyreadsjune16 @sammyreadsbooks #englishmatters @englishmatters #waitingforgodot #beckett #samuelbeckett #play #book #books #drama #blackandwhite #bookstagram #bookworm #lovebooks
  21. Can you spot IPPY Award-winning Cynthia A. Graham in the photo of this year's winners? Hint: She's holding up a copy of her winning book, Beneath Still Waters. Only one month left until copies of her book Beulah's House of Prayer hits shelves—pre-order today and have it delivered straight to your door instead. Link in bio!

#ippy #author #authors #bookaward #awards #newbook #bookrelease #newreads #preorder #winningbook #beulahshouseofprayer
    Can you spot IPPY Award-winning Cynthia A. Graham in the photo of this year's winners? Hint: She's holding up a copy of her winning book, Beneath Still Waters. Only one month left until copies of her book Beulah's House of Prayer hits shelves—pre-order today and have it delivered straight to your door instead. Link in bio! #ippy #author #authors #bookaward #awards #newbook #bookrelease #newreads #preorder #winningbook #beulahshouseofprayer
  22. There's nothing better than strolling around on a nice summer day and reading.

#blackandwhite #sammyreadsjune16 @sammyreadsbooks #englishmatters @englishmatters #milkandhoney #rupikaur #poetry #poem #poet #poetryofinstagram #igreads #bookstagram #book #books #reading #summerreads #summerday #perfectday #stlouis #stl #stlreads #stlouisreads
    There's nothing better than strolling around on a nice summer day and reading. #blackandwhite #sammyreadsjune16 @sammyreadsbooks #englishmatters @englishmatters #milkandhoney #rupikaur #poetry #poem #poet #poetryofinstagram #igreads #bookstagram #book #books #reading #summerreads #summerday #perfectday #stlouis #stl #stlreads #stlouisreads
  23. "emptying out of my mother's belly was my first act of disappearance learning to shrink for a family who likes their daughters invisible was the second" -Rupi Kaur, "milk and honey" #disappear #disappearance #books #book #poetry #poem #poemsofinstagram #igpoems #igreads #poet #reading #amreading #milkandhoney #rupikaur #centralwestend #stl #stlouis #stlreads
  24. Browsing...browsing...browsing... @leftbankbooks

#browsing #leftbankbooks #bookstore #indiebookstore #books #shelves #bookshelf #bookstagram #bookshop #bookbrowsing #usedbooks #stlouis #stl #stlreads #centralwestend
    Browsing...browsing...browsing... @leftbankbooks #browsing #leftbankbooks #bookstore #indiebookstore #books #shelves #bookshelf #bookstagram #bookshop #bookbrowsing #usedbooks #stlouis #stl #stlreads #centralwestend
  25. Shop local / shop indie bookstores 📚👈 @leftbankbooks

#bookstores #indiebookstore #usedbooks #books #book #bookshop #browsing #s#bookshelf #bookstagram #bookworm #booknook
    Shop local / shop indie bookstores 📚👈 @leftbankbooks #bookstores #indiebookstore #usedbooks #books #book #bookshop #browsing #s#bookshelf #bookstagram #bookworm #booknook
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