#5 Simple Steps to Easily Get More Instagram Followers
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Do you want to get more Instagram Followers? Who doesn’t right? Here are 5 simple ways to quickly gain more Instagram followers to your account.
Reach out to targeted users
Here are some ideas to help you reach out to other accounts:
- Like the user’s photo and video shares
- Post comments showing interest in other user’s shares, maybe mentioning your account
- Like back user’s shares who like your shares
- Send users a Direct Message (DM) inviting them to check out your content or complementing their account
- Send your Followers a Thank You message, maybe encouraging them to spread the word about your account with their followers
Use hashtags with your photo and video shares
Here is a list of popular hashtags used on Instagram:
Target your industry influencer’s Instagram followers
Here are some ideas to help you get more Instagram followers with these lists.
- Like some of their shares, showing interest in them and their content. It’s likely they will visit your profile and start following you.
- Send them a comment using your best image. Once they see how interesting your account content is, they will start following you.
- Gently send “DM” messages to the accounts. Maybe mention how you noticed their interests and though they may find your content interesting. The key here is to be non-invasive and not just directly ask them to follow your account.
Diversify your photo and video sharing
Spread your shares of photos and videos around on all your social media accounts. By posting your Instagram shares on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and other accounts you may have you will be maximizing your exposure to get more followers. It’s likely there are people just waiting to follow you from Facebook, Pinterest, etc. to Instagram as one of your followers.
When spreading your Instagram shares on your website, blog and other social media accounts be sure to use your Instagram username and link your account everywhere you can. You’ll quickly get more followers from these other social media sites with each post linked back to your Instagram account!
Get your Instagram account featured
Here are some tips to help get your account featured:
- Narrow down the accounts you want your content to be featured in and try to “fit in” with their style of shares or mimic their design.
- Make sure your shares comply with all Instagram guidelines and best practices.
- Use large brand names in interesting ways with your photo and video shares. Being sure to tag the brands in the image and use the correct hashtags with each share. Send shoutouts to specific accounts that have similar content and a large followings.
- Create a list of accounts you would like to swap shoutouts with and see if they would like to give a shoutout or mention your account to their followers if you mention their account to your followers. This is a great method when targeting related interests or businesses to get more Instagram followers.