Instagram continues to be the go-to social photo-sharing platform for people to connect. While engaging with friends was once the goal now Instagram is also being used for building a brand and/or successful business page.
To capture the attention of new followers — since these are what can make or break an Instagram profile — there are a few tricks and tips you might want to try. Also, be aware content is king.
Content is Key
Nobody wants to follow someone who posts dull content. They are more likely to become a follower if you have awesome, engaging content that is high-quality.
For the most part potential followers will visit your profile and take a glance at whether they want to become a follower or leave fast. To increase your chances of capturing new visitors give your profile an update that wows them with these tips:
Find and Interact With Targeted Users You Want to Attract
You can have a great Instagram profile with tons of content, but if you are not doing anything to get your content seen by the targeted followers, you will not be able to increase your follower count. While this might take some time and hard work it will pay off.
To get targeted users to interact with you:
Try to interact with targeted users in these ways:
Get Followers to Engage With Your Content
If you can get users to like and comment on your posts, you will certainly up your chances of showing up in the Explore tab of users they too are connected.
For each Instagram user, the Explore tab shows a grid of photo and video posts based on who they are already following and the type of content they enjoy.
In other words, this is good because if someone views one of your posts that appears in their Explore tab and they decide to check out your profile, you could earn a follow from them. This is how many successful Instagram users up their follower counts quickly.
For more advanced users to gain followers: