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How to increase Instagram followers?


It can be quite depressing if you open up a really great Instagram account with to promote your business/business product, but receive only handful of likes and comment on your posts. This article will provide few techniques that will help you increase followers in order to get them interact with your posts. The following tips are focused more on increasing engagement- lasting engagement that naturally leads to more followers.

  • Use hash tags that help increase followers. Few of them are #FF (Follow Friday), #instafollow, # l4l (like for like), #followback, and #tagforlikes.
  • Like number of photos of the people among your target audience. Neil Patel used this technique and has concluded that for every 100 likes he did, he received 6.1 more followers.
  • Conduct some kind of contest in Instagram. You can do it by posting an image promoting the contest and asking people to like so that their answers can be entered into the contest.
  • Promote your Instagram account in other social media sites. Show them what they can benefit after following them.
  • Use highly popular hash tags so that your picture will be found after people search those hash tags.
  • Search for people who use hash tags such as #followme and #likeforlike. These people are most likely to follow you back.
  • Remember people prefer quality over quantity. Don’t just overload your profile with plenty but pointless photos.
  • Use Mayfair filters. It is the single most important filter for marketers.
  • Make your bio complete. Use relevant keywords, hash tag, and link back to your website. But don’t be don’t over flood your bio. Not everyone who read your bio will follow you.
  • Ask questions in the caption of your photos. It is more likely to increase engagement. Instagram account is mostly about pictures but do not forget power of words adds more to it.
  • Sundays see least photos posted. Posting on Sundays is more likely to increase the post visibility. So post on Sundays.
  • Post photos too often so that your audiences have something of you in their feed almost all the time. Post 1 to 3 photos per day. Make sure this does not mean posting pointless photos.
  • Post the photos in the right time. Do not post photos in the time no one is online. Track the time in which your audiences are more likely to be online and post photos accordingly.