A picture is worth a lot more than a thousand words, as proven by Instagram’s newest initiative. $1 Billion is the figure Facebook culled in order to adopt the comparatively fledgling picture-based app, and without a revenue stream it has become time for Instagram to earn its keep around the house. With over 200 million active monthly users worldwide, the app should have no trouble.

Read more: Big Changes to Instagram - For the better?

Altos will be hosting the monthly Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Network AM event on August 28th from 7:30-9am. We have been active members of the Chamber since we were founded, 11 years ago. You will regularly find at least 2-3 members of our team at various networking events, participating on committees etc.

Our business is built on relationships, and being a Chamber member allows us the opportunity to connect with other businesses on a personal level. We are proud to support the GMCC and are passionate about the work the organization does for the community. We are mindful that our community has helped to shape our business. Having the support of a community driven organization, such as the Chamber, is one of the keys to our success. We invite you to come experience these connections first hand at our open house style Network AM.

Read more: GMCC Network AM at Altos

In late September, a new dining experience will anchor itself into New Hampshire’s scenic Seacoast, and Altos is excited to be aboard as the digital marketing partner. Acclaimed restaurateur, Chuck Rolecek, once again chose Altos as his Digital Marketing Agency after numerous successful ventures together. His new concept, CR’s The Restaurant, is set to complete renovations to the space formerly occupied by Bonta Restaurant in the early Fall season.

Read more: Bread & Better: Altos’ Exciting Partnership

Is social media giant Instagram 100% images? Not quite. In this day and age, social media gurus know that you don't need to search endlessly to find what you want, it is served up on a well-polished silver monitor. You may not be a guru, but you should know what a hashtag is. Instagram takes full advantage of hashtags to help deliver images to people who are most interested in seeing them.

Read more: Hashtag Research in 30 Minutes and 3 Seconds on Instagram