How do you get Instagram followers?
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The question “How do you get Instagram followers?” is probably the most asked question when it comes to Instagram. Because everybody wants followers, right? The quick answer is that there is no quick and easy way but there are however shortcuts and traps that you should avoid. Let´s get started.
First of all, if you want people to follow you on Instagram, you must have 1. An interesting feed, and 2. Post regularly.
If you don´t have an interesting feed with regularly post, there is no reason for people to follow you, right? People follow you because they want to see more of your interesting photos and not because you post a selfie once a month, so this step is very important if you want more followers on Instagram.
Hashtags are known to increase your follower amount and engagement so make sure you use them. your Read our post about optimizing your hashtags. And also about why it´s beneficial for you to use hashtags.
Engage with other accounts.
Engaging with other accounts, such as liking, commenting and making friends does help you get your name out there and ultimately gain you more followers. The more you engage, the more comments and likes can you expect from the ones you have engaged with. The more engagement you receive on your page, the more hype you create around your page and creating hype is one of the single most effective ways to gaining followers on Instagram.
Hold an Instagram contest/giveaway.
Holding a contest on Instagram helps you gain more followers (if your rules are to follow you). You can learn more about arranging your own social media contest and how it will massively boost your following.
Post photos at 2am or 5pm.
If you are a regular Instagram user, you might have noticed that the times you post affects the results of that photo. Research shows that posting your Instagram photos at 2am or 5pm gives you a better engagement and also helps you gain more followers.
Follow people who are posting photos similar to your niche.
The reason to why you have less followers than you wish is most likely not because you have a terrible feed, it is just that people haven´t found you! If you follow people in a similar niche as you, they will discover your page and start following you. If you do it correctly, around 1/3 of all the people will follow you back.
Most importantly, NEVER buy fake followers.
Why, you may ask? Learn more about why you shouldn´t buy fake followers and how it will affect you.
There you have it folks! Hopefully, you now know a little more about “How do you get Instagram followers?” and can adapt some of the things you learned here to help your own account grow. Good luck!