Instagram has more than 800 million users who have shared a whopping more than 40 billion photos. You cannot ignore Instagram in your social media marketing.
The biggest currency on Instagram is Likes. When you get more likes, your Instagram post will move higher in user news feeds. Gaining more Likes will also help ensure your future posts get more exposure, as the platform’s algorithm works to show users more of what they’ve previously shown an interest in.
But how to get more like on Instagram? Today We would link to share some tips you can follow to boost your popularity on the photo-sharing app.
Share images which drives followers
Instagram is photo sharing app. So Images are playing important role in your marketing strategy. If you are new to Instagram, always check your competitor account and see what’s they are sharing. Once you have some insight into the types of images that get Likes, you can create similar ones and share them.
If you are already in Instagram analyse your old post. You can get some idea which post gives you more like. Then create images according to your result and post it. It will give me better result and drive more followers.
Use hashtags and captions
Hashtags help you to get discovered by other users and your photos are more likely to get liked. Using hashtags increases the likelihood that your photos will be viewed and shared.
So you should add at least eleven hashtags every time you publish. You can add more, but remember not to add more than fifteen, as your post can end up as spam.
Schedule at best times
All the users are not active 24 hours. So find out when your followers are active. Most importantly check when your competitors are active and posting. Analyse your competitors schedule. With some experimentation, you can find the optimal posting schedule for your business. Best to post your image when your competitors are not active.
Reshare on other networks
If you have a following on other social networks, it would be wise to re-share your Instagram posts onto these social networks.
Cross-sharing like this will lead your followers to your Instagram account, thereby getting you more likes.
Like posts even you don’t follow
Randomly like others post. When you like post which you don’t follow. There is high chance they will visit your page.
This strategy is dependent on your business goals, but it can be worth going through the popular Instagram feed and the feeds of popular hashtags, and Liking posts you find entertaining or useful – or from profiles which are related to your business.
This will help you gain both Likes and followers, which can further expand your reach.
Run like and tag to win contests
Like to win contests are an easy way to drive engagement. For this type of contest, all you need to do is post a picture on Instagram and ask people to like the post to take part. As this is an easy process, plenty of people will likely do so, particularly if your prize is good. If your engagement is suffering, this is an easy way to boost it.
For stronger results, run a Like and tag to win contest, in which you ask people to not only like the post, but also tag someone they know in the comments. Some of the tagged people will also Like the post and tag someone else.
A Like and tag contest will increase both likes and comments