A little while ago, I wrote about how buying Instagram followers is actually a really negative experience. I followed it up with a post describing all the ways I increased my Instagram following organically in the time around that. I held back a little bit, I must admit. There’s so much to say on this topic that I could actually write a whole book on it (read: I’m writing a whole book on it).
Instagram pods, also known as like and comment pods, are group chats of people who engage with each others’ posts. Usually, when you post something new, you send it to the group chat and everyone in the chat will interact with your post. It’s a really good way to boost initial engagement on a new post.
Hashtags are an art form. Using the right hashtags on Instagram is the most efficient way to create growth and engagement on your profile. Why? For posts to show up in search results, they need to be tagged with either hashtags or geotags. As more hashtags can be used than geotags, they are perfect for increasing your reach. Having your posts show up in the search results is the best way to reach a wider, potentially new audience.
Last month I more than tripled my followers on Instagram! I didn’t use bots, I didn’t use any like programs – I worked hard and followed the steps which I’m going to share with you today! Increasing engagement and followers on Instagram can be a lot of work, but it’s extremely rewarding, too. Find out how I did it!
I promise this has been for science. I don’t have very many Instagram followers as it is. I have around 300, at the moment. It’s not my main platform and I don’t really try to promote my blog on it. I follow a lot of bloggers, but I don’t actively try to drive traffic from my insta to my blog. It’s essentially my personal account. When I started to learn that you could actually buy followers… I was tempted. Maybe it’s a good way to get a running start? I knew it was wrong, shady, but I wanted to learn more.