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What is the Elevate Your Instagram course?
The Elevate Your Instagram course, by Elsie Larson of A Beautiful Mess, is an Instagram online course that teaches how to use your unique voice to grow and succeed on Instagram. It focuses on aesthetics, photos and videos, tools, networking, monetizing, and mastering the Instagram algorithm. It is designed to help those who already have experience on Instagram to profit from defining and strengthening their presence using their own voice.
How will this course help me?
This course will help you find what is already working for you on Instagram and will teach you how to build off of that to take your Instagram to the next level. It will not give you a one size fits all template that replicates a particular influencer’s style, rather, you will learn how to become successful using your own unique approach. You will be able to make immediate and long-term wins.
What is included in the course?
- Six lessons
- Six printable PDFs with the course material
- Six printable worksheets
- Three videos
- Access to reach Elsie for support through a dedicated email address
What will I learn?
Some things in this course that you will learn are:
- The one key ingredient needed for growth
- How to stand out from the crowd with your own voice
- How Elsie edits her photos, including filters and adjustments, to erasing objects
- How to create a cohesive feed
- How to develop your own editing style
- How to become proficient at editing your photos in less than a minute
- How to use the strongest tool to your advantage to grow your Instagram feed
- How to know what your followers love
- How to network with a humanity approach, creating a strong network
- How to monetize your Instagram account through different avenues
- How to set up your own pricing model and program to pitch desired sponsors
- The ins and outs of the current Instagram algorithm and how to use it to your advantage (concrete examples from Elsie’s own experiences are given)
Who is the course creator?
Elsie Larson, based in Nashville, Tennessee, is an expert on blogging, branding and social media. She is the founder of the highly popular blog, A Beautiful Mess, which is a blog focused on home decor projects, crafts, natural beauty, recipes, and much more. The blog’s motto is “Stay home + make something!” She started the blog in 2007, and runs it with her sister Emma Chapman. Elsie is currently the Creative Director, who oversees the look and feel of A Beautiful Mess, as well as their product brand called Oui Fresh. She is also the co-founder and owner of A Color Story, which is a successful photo-editing app. Elsie loves to share her strategies through courses she has created. The Elevate Your Instagram course is her favorite one so far.
Why choose Elevate Your Instagram?
Elsie has taken a lot of Instagram courses herself. She has found that many of them show how to execute that specific influencer’s look. She knows that following someone’s look doesn’t make for success. It is possible to do exactly what a successful influencer is doing but not be able to obtain the success that they do. Elsie has purposely written this course differently, in that it helps you find your unique purpose so that you are not just blending in with the crowd.
This Instagram course is also unique in that Elsie has been purposeful about having the facts in her course checked by someone who works at Instagram to make sure that they are accurate. She knows the importance of basing the algorithm teaching on facts, rather than basing it on rumors or assumptions. You will learn correctly how to make the algorithm work in your favor, instead of against you. Elsie takes the guesswork out of the Instagram algorithm.
Who is this course for?
This course is perfect for someone who has already put a lot of effort into Instagram. It is for those who really care about growing their Instagram account but feel stuck and are looking for help taking it to the next level. If you feel like you’ve tried everything, can’t seem to push through the plateau and are losing inspiration, this course could be exactly what you need.
Who is the course not for?
This course is not for those who are just starting out with their Instagram account.
What is the level of this course: beginner, intermediate or advanced?
This course is an intermediate level course as it is not for those just beginning with Instagram.
What is the format?
The Elevate Your Instagram course format is:
- Downloadable printable PDFs
- Tutorial videos (includes walkthroughs of video editing, photo editing, and editing apps)
- Q&A video (Elsie answers 40 of her most commonly asked questions – 45 min)
- Bonus worksheets
What is the course content?
- Session 1: Aesthetics
- Session 2: Photo + Video
- Session 3: Insights
- Session 4: Networking
- Session 5: Monetizing
- Session 6: Algorithm
Are there any bonuses included?
This course includes some bonus worksheets to help you implement the trainings taught.
How long will it take to complete the course?
Elsie has purposely designed this course to be one that can be binged in one sitting. You will be able to read through the whole course in two to three hours and can get started on day one. However, there is a lot of information taught so you will want to give more time to absorb and put into practice what you have learned. You could be kept busy for months implementing the strategies taught on how to grow your Instagram.
What is the cost?
The total cost for the course is $294. A Beautiful Mess offers a payment plan available for United States residents in which you can pay over a series of four installments of $73.50. There are no extra costs to paying through the payment plan.
When is enrollment open?
Enrollment remains open for this course.
What else do I need in order to complete this training?
In order to make use of this training, students will need:
- Access to the internet to complete the course
- Instagram installed on a smartphone
How is the course accessed?
This course can be immediately accessed after purchase through your account by clicking “My Courses”.
Is there after-sale support available?
Purchase of this course includes access to a dedicated email address to reach Elsie. Students can directly ask Elsie questions related to the course.
What if I am not happy with my purchase?
Refunds are not available after purchase of this course. You are encouraged to contact A Beautiful Mess if you are experiencing technical difficulties so that a solution can be reached. You are also encouraged to reach out to A Beautiful Mess if you have any questions before purchase.
When was the course created?
This course was released in May 2019.
Does the course purchase include future updates?
Yes. As a student of this course, you will receive access to all course updates as they become available.
How long will I have access to this course?
Upon purchase of this course, you will receive lifetime access to it.
What else should I know about the course?
In this course, Elsie shares some secrets from A Beautiful Mess’ monetizing methods that have never been shared before. This content is exclusive to this course. It is also worth noting that this course is Elsie’s favorite course that she has created so far.
Is there a Facebook group?
Rather than a Facebook group for support, Elsie offers students of this course a dedicated email address to use to ask her questions directly.
Is there a freebie available?
A Beautiful Mess offers a free course called Print + Organize Your Life – Receive tools, tips and inspiration to get organized.
Other courses available by A Beautiful Mess:
- Print + Organize Your Life – Free Course
- Launch a Podcast
- Video Basics
- Blog Life
- Blog Life Pro
- Blog Life + Blog Life Pro Bundle
- DSLR Basics
- DSLR Basics and Photoshop for Bloggers Bundle
- Photoshop for Bloggers
- Start Small Dream Big
- How to Write + Pitch a Book Proposal
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