How To Get Started With Instagram
Finally decided to get started with Instagram but not sure how and where to begin? No worries. Setting up an account and getting started with Instagram is quite easy and in this article, we´ll teach you How To Get Started With Instagram.
1. First off, you will need to create an account.
Here´s how you create an Instagram account:
- Download the Instagram app for iOS from the App Store, Android from Google Play Store or Windows Phone Store. from the Windows Phone Store if you haven’t done this yet.
Once the app is installed, open it by pressing the ”” among your appsPress “Join”, then enter your email address and tap “Next” or press Login with Facebook if you want to sign up with your Facebook account.
2. If you have registered by mail, you have to create a username and password, fill in your profile information and press Done. If you, however, register with Facebook, you are prompted to log into your Facebook account if you are logged out.
You will need to choose a username when creating your account and you should always avoid creating usernames with lots of characters. preferably, you should have a username that is as short as possible, easy to read and most importantly – not have lots of underscores, letters or other symbols that are making it hard for them to spell your username.
Secondly, you need to decide on a theme. Themed accounts do great on Instagram. All white background, pastel colors, all flat lays, all quotes, etc. Themed accounts are memorable and create great engagement.People follow people because they like what they post and that´s why you need to decide on what niche/theme you will hold on your Instagram account. Read
People follow people because they like what they post and that´s why you need to decide on what niche/theme you will hold on your Instagram account. Read
People follow people because they like what they post and that´s why you need to decide on what niche/theme you will hold on your Instagram account. Read Why it´s important to have a niche on social media to get a better understanding of why it is important.
Once you´ve decided on a niche, you should also create a fun, attracting and informative bio. Your bio is the first thing people sees when visiting your account and whether you have a good bio or not can make it or break it for you, so write it carefully.
3. Building your account
Lastly, it is time to begin building your page and gaining followers.
These are some of the golden rules to growing your Instagram:
1. Define Your Goals
2. Know Your Audience and What They Want to See
3. Have the Right Kind of Bio
4. Do Your Hashtag Research
5. Like & Comment on Your Audience’s Posts
6. Run Your OWN Giveaway
7. Use hashtags.
Hashtags are known to increase your follower amount and engagement so make sure you use them. your Read our article about optimizing your hashtags HERE! And read about why you should use hashtags HERE!
Most importantly, don´t forget to read How to grow your Instagram with hashtags.
4. 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.
These were some of the ways on How To Get Started With Instagram.
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