With growing digitalisation, the social media game is also growing at a break-neck speed which makes Instagram one of the most popular and sought-after platforms to explore and post on. However, getting followers on Instagram isn’t as easy as it seems but if you follow some basic rules, you can get a few thousand initial followers:
I. Consistency is the key
Post the images with a consistent theme because if you tend to post something psychedelic today and follow it up with a vintage movie poster, your followers will deem you as bipolar and useless and this can result in them un-following you. The consistency of your posts will keep your followers engaged.
II. Use thoughtful hashtags
Instagram’s new algorithm, picks up the most popular and used hastags. So, you must aspire you enhance your picture with the best thought-of and the most attractive ones. You are allowed a maximum of 30 hashtags, so, make sure that the first ones completely relevant to the picture and follow it up with the common yet popular ones like #instafollow and #instaphoto for more recognition.
III. Use the geotag feature
The geotag option on Instagram lets you tag location of your picture. This is useful as your followers can relate to the picture better and if people aren’t your followers but in the same location as your picture, they are able to locate the image and might start following you.
IV. Post interesting content
Nobody wants to follow accounts which aren’t aesthetically pleasing or uninteresting. If you post interesting content which is relatable, more people will follow your page and stay engaged for more posts. Use an Instagram tracker to check the Instagram activity log of people and see what they like, accordingly you can plan your posts. Also, you try keep trying to upgrade the interesting factor of your posts with each new post.