7 STEPS TO GROW YOUR INSTAGRAM FOLLOWING
When it comes to growing your Instagram it can literally happen overnight.
We have a member in our community who grew their fan base 80K on Instagram in ten months. Believe us it is possible.
Here are 7 ways you can grow your insta and start today.
1. MAKE SURE YOUR INSTAGRAM IS ON POINT
When people come to your Instagram profile, you want it to easy and clear for them to understand what it is that you do.
Have a clear description for your profile.
What is your business? Who do you help?
How do you help them?
Make sure you have a business account, not a personal account and put a link in your profile bio. Fill out all the business info and use the free resources they give to business accounts like product clicks, stories etc.
Use a trackable link like bit.ly so that you can see how many people are clicking through from your Instagram. You can create for FREE.
A good tip as well is to offer a discount via the link in your profile so that you can capture people’s emails instead of just sending them to your website. For instance INSTA10 so that way you can track who came from where even further.
2. POST PICTURES THAT ARE ON POINT WITH YOUR BRAND
Make sure that the colors, fonts, and images that you use are all aligned with what your business is all about so that when people see your Instagram profile, they “get” you.
Post out amazing and beautiful graphics that are going to intrigue and delight your audience.
The key thing is that you post out consistently. If you stop and start constantly, you’ll have the hardest time building momentum.
Take inspiration from people in your industry who are really succeeding at Instagram.
What types of posts are they putting out?
How often do they post? Don’t forget to use an automation so you stay on track.
3. USE RELEVANT AND POPULAR HASHTAGS
Hashtags are a great way for your profile to be found by people who are not yet following you.
Having trouble figuring out which hashtags to use? See what hashtags are being used by other people who are in your industry and take note of which ones would work well for you.
You can download a hashtag generator from the app or google store for free.
4.CREATE AMAZING CAPTIONS TO GO ALONG WITH YOUR PICTURES
Including captions with your pictures is a powerful way to get people to engage with you further.
You can share something personal, tell a story, ask a question, ask people to leave a comment, talk about what you’ve been up to, share frustration you’ve got going on…
The point is, you want to let people in so that they get to know you even more and build a relationship with you. Don’t be lazy, captions are considered content worthy.
5. INTERACT WITH PEOPLE ON INSTAGRAM
Instagram is a community. And this is social media, so go out and be social yourself.
You want to build a relationship with your followers by actively engaging with them.
Schedule in a little time to reply to comments. Also, go to other people’s profiles and leave comments on their posts.
You don’t want to just post out constantly and then disappear.
6. SCHEDULE ALL OF YOUR CONTENT FOR INSTAGRAM
Even though you’re going to post “on the fly” sometimes, consistency comes from scheduling out your content.
Use a scheduling tool, but keep in mind that Instagram doesn’t like scheduling tools that post out automatically – such tools will have a negative impact on your reach.
7. SHARE YOUR INSTAGRAM HANDLE ON YOUR OTHER PLATFORMS
Leverage the audience you’ve already built up on other platforms by getting them to follow you on Instagram.
You can do this on the bottom of your email, on your Facebook page, or in Facebook group (check the group rules first, though).
Tell people to come connect with you on Instagram. It’s amazing how often we overlook doing this.
So there you have it. These steps are super simple, but “simple” seriously works when you’re consistent with it. That will always be key – staying consistent. Do that and you will grow an amazing Instagram following.
You got this!
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