Why Your Instagram Account Isn’t Growing and How To Fix It.

Eduardo Morales
Jun 19, 2018 · 9 min read
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Btw, have you every asked yourself if your Instagram is actually even worth growing? If not, you should. It might help save you a whole bunch of time and energy. It’s not worth it for everyone…

There is no ONE key to growing your Instagram, and your lack of growth isn’t because of the new Instagram algorithm change.

If you’re already implementing all of the Instagram best-practices and your account isn’t growing, there’s a deeper issue that no tip, trick or “hack” article will show you how to solve.

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When you’re already executing all of the Instagram-best practices, the likelihood of creating an Instagram with a fast-growing engaged audience usually depends on:

1. The number of similar content creators within your content niche.

In other words, how many other Instagram accounts are talking about and creating content about the same (or very similar) topic you are? The higher the number of accounts with comparable content within your content niche, the lower the likelihood of your account rapidly growing an organic audience, relative to the others.

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2. How differentiated your account is within its content niche.

In other words, how unique/valuable/interesting is your account in comparison to other similar accounts within your content niche? The more clearly differentiated your account is, the higher the likelihood of it rapidly growing an organic audience, relative to the others.

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Left: @ceramics_monthly. Right: @potteryforall.
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Once you’re differentiated enough within your niche to see a constant growth in organic followers, you can greatly increase that growth rate by exponentially increasing the number of users who discover your username. I did this through automation, with an Instagram bot. Here’s a great guide on how to automate an Instagram bot safely as well as one on the state of Instagram Bots in 2020.
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@viis__vtg, @stefansagmeister, @blessedpoppy, @tasteofstreep are great examples of clearly differentiated visual grids. FYI — here’s an article about the best Instagram content scheduling and post automation tools. Using them will help your posting process a lot more efficient 👍🏽
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Eduardo Morales

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@pinlord 📌 @potteryforall 🌱 & @macramemakers 🍶on Instagram. Demystifying how Instagram works👌🏽 Follow for updates: https://instagram.com/theeduardomorales

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A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org

Eduardo Morales

Written by

@pinlord 📌 @potteryforall 🌱 & @macramemakers 🍶on Instagram. Demystifying how Instagram works👌🏽 Follow for updates: https://instagram.com/theeduardomorales

Mission.org

A network of business & tech podcasts designed to accelerate learning. Selected as “Best of 2018” by Apple. Mission.org

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