If you are an active user on Instagram and are looking for organic ways in which you can widen your audience and gain more followers then you are in the right place. We will take a look at some of the strategies that you can adopt in order to do this, so you know exactly what you need to do. If you would prefer to have someone else do this for you, then there are companies out there, such as Social Meep, who can help you with organically growing your following on Instagram.
Engage With Your Competitor’s Followers
You should take the time to engage with those accounts that follow your competitors. This should be done as authentically as possible by liking their content or even commenting on it. By doing this you are grabbing their attention and, because you are similar to the competitor, it is likely that they will like your content and follow you back. This really is a quick and simple way of organically growing your audience on the social media platform.
Join In With An Engagement Group
There are communities of users out there that exist with the sole purpose of helping those in it to get more engagement and gain more followers. Pretty obviously, the bigger that the group is, the quicker that you will increase your followers, as you will have more users engaging with your content, thus making it more likely to pop up on the Instagram Explore section of the app. There are a number of websites where you can find these groups.
By consistently posting content a couple of times each day and at similar times, your users will know when to expect it from you and, thus, actively look out for your posts. If you began to post less often and more sporadically, your followers may even forget about you and pay less attention to your content when it is posted.
One way that you can make sure that your posts are consistent is by taking the time out to schedule all of your posts. By spending time doing this, you can get an overall better understanding of what content you are putting out on your account and take away the need to think up a relevant caption on the spot when posting.
Post Engaging Content
The content that you do post should be as engaging as you can physically make it. If you typically post photographs, then try videos instead, as they receive much more (approx. 38 % more) engagement from users. To help with getting your engaging content out to a wider audience, try using relevant hashtags. This will make finding it much easier for those users who do not already follow you.
You can now begin putting these practices into action and see how your Instagram following increases and goes from strength to strength.
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