50 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following Today

It is no secret that Instagram can be a powerful tool for growing your business. It can be discouraging in the beginning. It takes time to create great content for Instagram, and its discouraging when you don’t get any response from your followers. Building your audience can be intimidating in the beginning, but it doesn’t have to be. There are tons of simple steps you can take to build your Instagram following.

We have curated 50 things you can do TODAY to grow your Instagram following.

Are you looking for more guidance? We are hosting a three-day live online workshop this month that will show you how to build a powerful Instagram presence. You can see the full schedule and sign up here.

  1. Follow new people and engage with their posts
  2. Post something new everyday
  3. Start a daily project
  4. Create a theme for your photos
  5. Master the art of editing photos
  6. Launch a new series
  7. Ask your facebook friends to follow you on Instagram
  8. Share your Instagram posts on Facebook and Twitter
  9. Add an Instagram widget into your sidebar
  10. Add a link to your instagram profile in your about page
  11. Add Instagram in your email signature
  12. Leave thoughtful comments on other people’s posts
  13. Feature a brand you love and tag them in the post
  14. Host a giveaway
  15. Use relevant hashtags in your post
  16. Ask questions in the caption of your photos
  17. Use your images to tell stories about your life
  18. Give followers a behind-the-scenes look at your work
  19. Like photos from people in your target audience
  20. Make sure your bio is complete
  21. Follow relevant hashtags to find new people to follow
  22. Post photos at 2am or 5pm
  23. Make sure to post on Sunday when people are more likely to see your post
  24. Always include a call-to-action in the caption of your posts
  25. Follow your suggested users
  26. Use Latergram to schedule your posts in advance
  27. Combine photos to create a collage with an app like Flipgram
  28. Ask an influencer to mention or tag your product
  29. Tag people in your photos when relevant
  30. Use lighter images. Lighter photos get more engagement.
  31. Re-Share your followers images when relevant
  32. Add your Instagram handle to business cards and other marketing materials
  33. Ask users to tag a friend who might like your post
  34. Focus on a topic or niche
  35. Use the right filters
  36. Use a professional camera to take better images
  37. Interact with your followers
  38. Discuss timely and relevant topics
  39. Share an engaging video
  40. Share a story on Instagram
  41. Host a livestream on Instagram
  42. Create your own community hashtag
  43. Gather a group of friends to create an Instagram pod
  44. Research how your competitors are using Instagram
  45. Create a content schedule
  46. Embed your Instagram photos in your blog posts.
  47. Create Instagram exclusive announcements
  48. Measure and analyze your Instagram results
  49. Participate in community Instagram campaigns
  50. Send an email newsletter directing people to your Instagram

Are you ready to learn how you can use Instagram to grow your business? You won’t want to miss our three-day live online workshop that starts on March 8th. This interactive program that will show you how to build a powerful Instagram presence. See the full schedule and reserve your spot here.

This Workshop Will Cover:
– Optimizing your Instagram profile
– Finding your target customers
– Proven strategies for finding your ideal customers
– Why you need a content strategy
– Creating an effective content strategy
– Hashtags and comments as marketing tools
– Creating engaging visual content that stands out