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IGTV: 3 Things you need to know about Instagram's new update


As soon as we get comfortable with an update here comes Instagram dropping yet another update. The newest update to be release is called IGTV. 

IGTV is a new app for creating and watching long-form videos. Instagram was inspired most by Youtube but they also adopted some features from SnapChat. A great thing about this app you can also watch it from within the Instagram App or in the IGTV app.

One of the first things you should know about IGTV is that it only allows you to record vertically. If you've been recording videos from Instagram stories then you should be familiar with recording from this perspective. Recording vertically also allows our videos to be more user friendly and it makes us fill more engaged. 

A second thing you should know is that based on the amount of followers you have, you can record videos up to hour. If you have a an account under 10,000 you can only post videos that are no more than 10 minutes in length.  

Thirdly, you can add cool cover images to your videos to draw more attention to your content. When creating these covers, make sure you be creative. This includes putting the title of your video on the image or adding cool emoji's of drawn art. The more creative your cover image the more views you can gain.

There's no surprise that video is currently dominating our social media feeds. Instagram is constantly rising everyday and with this update it shows no signs of slowing down. If you need a digital marketing expert to help with your IGTV, contact someone today from the Bomb and Bossy team. 

Bomb and Bossy BUSINESS: The L.E.G.A.C.Y Awards Gala Aims to Celebrate Black Entrepreneur's

This past weekend Bomb and Bossy was invited to The L.E.G.A.C.Y Awards Gala. Both WDB Marketing and BLUE1647 partnered to bring change by celebrating the Black business community. This was an inspiring night filled with networking, food, music, cocktails and total empowerment if you let it take you there. 

Meet the girl boss in charge of the event,Keeana Barber, CEO of WDB Marketing and Founder of the LEGACY Awards, orchestrated the Gala to support Black entrepreneurs in Chicago. Barber felt it was a strong need to celebrate others after ten years of working with more than 2,000 business owners. Continue reading to see how she's using the event to fill a void in the African American business community.



The event was used as the perfect platform to bring together African American entrepreneurs. Here I am photoed with Author and Co-Founder of Miss Jessie's, Miko Branch, who was also the Featured Keynote Speaker. 


It was truly an honor to experience the rush of connecting with as many people as possible, snagging interviews, and capturing exclusive moments all while celebrating the Honorees, and voting for the Emerging Youth $5,000 Awards. All of which salutes to L.E.G.A.C.Y. (Leadership – Education – Growth – Achievement – Community – Youth). 


Throughout the hustle and bustle of networking, I had the chance to catch up with Dr. Jeffery Sterling for an EXCLUSIVE interview. He spoke on entrepreneurship and how these type of events make an impact on Black entrepreneurs. This was his response:

"Recognition of additional individuals who have already made it and paved the way really can serve as inspiration to individuals who may won't know that such things are possible."

See our full video interview here.


Attending this event also allowed me to discover the true importance of networking and making an impact in your community. Within four hours I managed to connect with over 30+ Black business owners who are all doing BIG things! Cheers to connections!


Everyone was in the building serving black excellence and I loved it! Bomb and Bossy will most certainly be at next year's event! Want to see more behind the scenes images?

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My gown was sponsored by Closet Diva Chicago. For any glamours occasion you're attending choose them to help you find the perfect look. 


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