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Assemble Your Audience: Instagram Success

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#TrainingTuesdays are back! We are excited to have Emily O'Brien (, CEO and Creative Director of Gatherr (, for our first meetup of 2017. Join us on the evening of February 21st where Emily will be teaching us how to succeed on Instagram as a business. Emily has grown her Instagram account to over 40,000 followers in 7 months on Instagram ( and has founded her agency to help brands build and engage their online audience.

What You'll Take Away:

• How to set and achieve your social media goals

• Styling tools and Instagram best practices

• How to create and curate the right content

• Tips for better engagement

• How to measure your Instagram success

About our Speaker: Emily O’Brien is the the CEO and Founder of Gatherr (, a Visual Marketing Consulting firm that assists brands and influencers grow their audience and engagement on Instagram and other visually appealing social networks. As a specialist in visual marketing consulting, Emily has led her team in assisting brands like Tim Hortons, Tokyo Smoke, Barrio, Integra Health Centre grow their digital following.

As an avid startup supporter Emily also serves as Social Media Manager for Startup Toronto where she has helped build the online audience to over 40,000 followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. She volunteers her time and experience on a monthly basis to help struggling and cash strapped startups and small businesses improve their social media strategy.

About Gatherr: Your social marketing secret weapon, focused on Instagram and other image-based platforms. Gatherr is a Social Media Marketing consulting agency. Using a unique combination of expertise and leading edge tools, Gatherr helps grow brands following and engage their online audience.

Format: We will have a short presentation and then jump into a discussion with some questions. There will also be time for networking with the community. The event will run from 6:15 pm until about 7:30 pm.

Location: Now Common is located at 600 Bay St. in Unit 405 on the fourth floor. We are in the same building as Uncle Tetsu's Japanese Cheesecake Bakery (the one with the line-up outside).

Please Note: Someone will be downstairs to let you in if you arrive before 6 pm. After 5 pm, the front door the building is locked and you will need to call[masked] and ask to speak with Daniel or Ali, who will let you in.

We will be filming and on Facebook Live. Note that you may appear on camera. Please let us know prior to the start of the event if this is an issue.