Instagram followers are like money: you either have them or you don’t. If you have ever wondered why some people have tons of followers when their content isn’t anything special, I’m here to help. You can always buy followers if you’re that desperate, but I have some tips on how to grow your Instagram following.
1. Join a Community
One of the easiest ways to gain active followers is to join an Instagram community. Whether it’s a special interest one for gym guys or one designed to hype up fellow girls’ pictures – there are plenty to choose from. These communities help you to meet people who are specifically looking for the content your creating. Whether it’s workout videos to showcase your rep records or just your day-to-day lifestyle there are people who want to support you. In exchange for their likes and comments, you better be prepared to reciprocate the kindness.
2. Reel It In
Reels are an amazing way to up your Instagram exposure. This works only for public accounts, so if you’re looking to maintain privacy skip this tip. Instagram reels, the app’s response to TikTok, are short videos designed to be scrolled through rapidly. The amount of people who see your reels is usually at least triple the number of people who see your posts regularly. If you’re able to create engaging content you can get a percentage of that reach to follow you.
I scratch your back, you scratch mine. Partnering with another account is a proven way to up your following. This method is great for both business and personal use so grab a pen and jot this down. Reaching out to brands and other accounts and offering to promote their pages or products if they feature you can help you reach a wider audience. The more people you are able to reach, the more you’ll increase your following.
4. Keep Making Content
You can’t give up if your numbers aren’t what you were hoping for. Producing more content is one of the best ways to increase your exposure. When brainstorming for that content, think of different methods of getting your message out. Don’t just stick to photos. Try interactive stories, reels, or maybe videos. You can start an IGTV channel or create story highlights. Utilize all the tools available to you and you’ll find success.
Growing your Instagram following isn’t an easy task, but with the right methods, it’s possible. You’ll be able to grow your account organically while making connections and learning new features.