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In my last reader survey, I asked how ya feel about LikeToKnow.It, and I was SO surprised at how many of ya said you had never heard of it before, or had no clue how it worked! Given how useful the tool can be, it’d be a total shame for me to NOT explain it for ya + share its benefits.
When you “like” photos that have @liketoknow.it in the caption, this means they’re “linked up”, as I like to say, with LikeToKnow.It – an affiliate service that lets us find and include things we’re wearing/using/loving/etc in little shoppable summaries for you guys to enjoy. You’ll see #liketkit and a hyperlink that looks something like liketk.it/2qhr1 (P.S. That’s a real link – see where it takes ya! 😉 ). You can just click on the products you want more info on, and it goes right to the product’s retail page where you can add to cart + call it a good shopping day. If you actually buy something right after clicking the link, the person who linked it up might receive a certain commission for initiating that sale. It’s typically a buck or two (honestly, sometimes it’s just a few cents), and it only happens if certain things happen exactly in a row – disruptions to the flow can cause any commission to drop altogether.
Here’s how to start using LikeToKnow.It, what happens when you do, the benefits, AND a lil’ Instagram roundup for ya, in case you’ve seen anything on the ‘gram that you’ve loveloveloved lately. 😉
Sign up for LikeToKnow.It. Now, when you like a “linked up” pic on Instagram, you’ll receive one short n’ sweet email with the shoppable product links. This is really friggin’ cool, cos it totally simplifies shopping. If you lovelovelove something that you see someone wearing on Instagam, you no longer have to ask them “Where’d ya get that?”, nor scour the web for a lookalike. The work’s already done for you! Super clutch. Alternatively, so long as you still have an account, you can just type in the liketk.it shortlink that’s included in the caption into your web browser, and the picks will pull straight up. Since I have an account and don’t like getting a bajillion and one emails, I honestly don’t even check the links that are emailed to me – I just go directly to the web for anything I know I want to shop.
A “linked up” picture on Instagram will look like this:
When you log into your LikeToKnow.It account now, it’ll save anything you previously liked that was “linked up,” so you can easily go back into your likes to shop things you might’ve forgotten about.
TREAT YO’SELF. It’s really that simple – making the LikeToKnow.It account just lets you shop easier and more conveniently right from yo’ Instagram feed. #BlessUp.
BUT BUT BUT, if you really absolutely positively do NOT want to make an account for whatever reason, you’re not fully left outta the loop – you can click right here to shop my own “linked up” photos from Instagram, and you will NOT need an account to shop them. You can also shop via shoppable widgets in blog sidebars and through other supplementary tools from LikeToKnow.It that are commonly used. I’ve got a widget in my own sidebar, and in other various places you’ll see things that look like this:
I think it’s a suuuuuuuper handy tool that I personally use + lovelovelove, so hoping that clears up any confusion any of ya had about what the heck LikeToKnow.It is and/or how to use it! (If you’ve still got Q’s, no problemo amigo…just drop ’em in a comment below and/or shoot me an email and I’m more than happy to help!)
And NOW, a quick recap of some goodies that’ve been on Insta lately. If you wanna practice with LikeToKnow.It, make an account quick and hop on over to Instagram to like any of the below pics and see the email that comes through! Otherwise, I linked stuff for ya under each respective pic. 😉
As seen in this post – My 10 Favorite iPhone Apps
Peach Sweater (under $26! I lovelovelove that the sleeves are 3/4 length – perfect for stacking arm candy) // Tall Combat Boots (under $45! Also come in black.) // Leopard Beanie // Louis Vuitton MM – c/o Keeks // Kate Spade watch
Tall combat boots (under $45! Also come in black. And here’s another near-exact version on sale for $30) // Heeled loafers (similar…dupes of the popular Gucci version…just $700 cheaper!) // Caged heels (under $40, also come in black!) // Tassel loafers (on sale for under $29.99, also come in black) // Pom Pom Sneakers
Do y’all like these sorts of “Instagram Roundups” incorporate into other content? Is it useful/interesting/valuable for you, or would you rather see something else? Hollah at me to let me know…I want to make sure that if you like ’em + want ’em around, I plan ’em (cos they actually take a ton of time to organize + link everything haha), but if not, I nix ’em and do something you wanna see more! Let me know, wouldja? 😉
Do you use LikeToKnow.It? How do you feel about it?
Let me know that, too, cos I loveloveloooooove hearing from you guys. Like, LOVELOVELOVE. Drop a comment, shoot me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org), tweet me, Snapchat me, Instagram me….call me beep me if ya wanna reach me. yannnno?
Aaaaaaaaand ICYMI here, you can still enter to win $1000. Which you should totally do, cos who wouldn’t want A THOUSAND DOLLAHS?!?! If you don’t want it and you end up winning, just send to mi casa – I’ll gladly accept on your behalf. 😉