We know what it’s like to feel like your Instagram isn’t “working”. We know that feeling when your posts just aren’t performing like you want them to, confusion around the algorithm, trying everything….we’ve been there, too. It’s really exasperating to be feeling around in the dark, trying all kinds of things (or not knowing what to do) in hopes of finding out why your followers aren’t engaging or growing.

Elsie Larson is here to help! Curator and content creator at @abeautifulmess and @elsielarson, Elsie has been through the highs and lows of Instagram and wants to share all of her secrets to success with you:

“In this course, you’ll learn about:

Aesthetic: I talk about some hard truths in this first session. It’s just not enough to have a perfectly curated feed anymore — you need one key ingredient for growth. I’ll let you know what that is, but also help you to hone your aesthetic and put your thoughts into action.

Photo + Video: In the photo + video session, I’m going to walk you through STEP BY STEP exactly how I edit my photos from filters and adjustments to erasing distracting objects like power lines and cigarettes on the ground. At the end of this session you’ll be able to masterfully edit your photos to form a cohesive look with your feed, and it probably won’t take you more than 30-45 seconds after you get into the groove of it.

Insights: This session is absolutely crucial. I’m spilling the details on what I feel is one of if not the strongest tool you have to grow your feed and how to use it to your advantage — it will change your life to know exactly what your followers love and respond to.

Networking: Networking on Instagram can seem like one big mystery. In this part of the course, I’m going to change your mindset on what it means to network, to humanity instead of opportunity. I cried writing this session!

Monetizing: In this session, I’m going to teach you how to make money off of your Instagram by revealing all of the secrets behind A Beautiful Mess’ monetization. This is NEVER BEFORE HEARD information, and it’s exclusive to this course. I’ll go through all of the avenues you can use to make money off of your feed, how to set up your pricing model for your own program, and how to pitch to potential sponsors.

Algorithm: The last session is reserved for the biggest question: we’re talking about the algorithm. I’m taking the guesswork out of how to ‘beat the algorithm’ and giving you some actual facts to base your efforts on. I’ll also be giving concrete examples of how my feeds have both suffered and grown from it so you can use it to help your feed!”

What students have to say:

“…There were several times in your course where I said to myself, “wow, I did not know that and I couldn’t have found that out on my own.” I also liked your intentionality in making the course feel like we were just friends out for brunch.” — Buffy H. @buffynoel

“… I haven’t posted on my feed for 6 months because of how crippling the pressure of social media became. I’m going to start sharing things I love again, beacuse I WANT to, not because I feel obligated to. Thank you for inspiring creativity again for me!!” — Sarah @sarah_thebella