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How To GAIN INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS 2019 [unexpected truth] | Fast & Organic Instagram Growth

This article is going to be all About how you can best focus your efforts so that you can grow on social Media in order to grow your audience and build your business, so my name’s Lauren Take that – and I am all about helping you stand on social media so that you can Turn your personal brand into a wildly profitable online business.

So with that Said, let’s get into it! The reason why I created this article is Because, honestly, I am so sick and tired of being asked the same question over And over again, which hashtag should I use? How can I beat the algorithm? Why are People following and uploading me what’s the best time to post on Instagram all Of these questions are all well and good, but they’re not the most important thing.

To be focusing on before, you focus on these things, which are essentially at The very top of the pyramid, you need to focus on the bottom and the base Foundation layer so, for example, do you have a niche? Are you even using the Right platforms like it is your even the best platform for you to be focusing on In order to get in front of your people, all of these different things are things That you need to focus on before you do the icing on the cake, or even just the Sprinkles like worrying, about which time you need to do some in Syriana before You even nailed your niche, it’s just a recipe for disaster.

And what not that that’s? Why I’m introducing a spring cleaning your Social media sharing, which I’m going to be doing here on YouTube so that we can Literally strip back everything get you back to the basics so that you can Finally, see success on social media and focus on the things that actually matter, So my action plan for you right now is to stop worrying about this small detail. And actually, but make sure that you ask yourself this question every single time: Through social media, I like to call it the impact filter and it’s saying what Value is this: adding to my target audience and value is essentially Education, entertainment, inspiration or motivation.

It can be one of these four Things, but you need to make sure that your content is adding value to your Target audience, and also that you’re showing up every single day. Because if You can’t consistently add value to your target audience over time. Then you’re Not doing the right thing and worrying about hashtags and all of those other Small things which should be icing on top of the cake, I’m not the most Important thing, and in order to help you do this, I’m actually going to even be Doing a real challenge, which is a five day challenge in order to spring clean Your social media, I’m going to help you really really just finally make this Happen and actually grow on social media because worrying about the things that You’re worrying about right now are just causing you stress, they’re, causing you Anger and then, when you start actually focusing on, let’s say finding the most Optimal hashtags, then you start working on that and you feel like you’re being Productive because you’re working on figuring out the best ashtag and you Feel, like a bunch of input, is going into your social media and your brand and Your business, so you feel good about it.

However, the thing is, it’s not actually. Things that going to move you forward it’s busy work rather than productive work. And I don’t know about you that I would rather focus on doing a less I’m reaping More benefits and that’s exactly what I’m going to be helping you with it’s under The five day challenge and inside of this series that is coming so make sure To hit thumbs up, if you are excited about that, also remember to subscribe, so That you get notified when these articles come out, you can click the little bell.

To make sure that you do get a notification, and with that said, I would Love to know which articles exactly you would like to see in this series, so I Can be sure to serve you to the best degree possible pal. So for the day, this Is just an introduction to the series: this is just an announcement about the Challenge so I look forward to having you join Challenged and let grow your social media together.


 

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Create Great Instagram Content (and other Instagram Tips)

It is the reason why people are going to be interested in you. What’s up everybody, Rickey crew here, welcome back to my blog. So today I want to talk about Instagram content and how to create Instagram content. That’s going to create that engagement that you want with your followers and not only that but bring you more followers. When people visit your Instagram profile, you want them to see the best possible content, so they’ve become interested in whatever it is that you’re doing and decide to follow you, the content that you, post on your page, is going to be the foundation of your growth.

If you don’t have good content, you’re not going to grow as fast, if you don’t have a good content, people are going to be as interested in what you’re doing now. Once you have a great content distribution in place, you still have a lot of work to get to the places that you want to be you can’t just post content, just hope for the best. Okay, we still have to engage with our followers. We still have to do the things that we need to do in order to grow, but, like I said that foundation is going to be your content.

So let me tell you the story about my Instagram account and my journey through getting it to the point that it is now and creating the kind of content that I have now and where I see it going in the future. I started out creating my own content, just posting. I was just throwing stuff out there just trying to see what works. What doesn’t work? You know what creates engagement, how Instagram even works period.

You know in the beginning, you don’t even realize how these platforms, work and they’re all so different, and so you just have to play around with them at first and kind of see what direction you want to go and then, once you see an opening boom go For it and start creating that content, so I was creating my own content. I was just kind of posting pictures and then I went to to create quotes on the pictures where I just used a dummy Photoshop.

For that, then I started doing articles where I put the words on top and I do captions. I used Adobe Premiere Pro to create that content and I was just going and going and going and what I realized was after doing this, for so long on my own was that it takes so much time work effort, creativity to create this original content. Let me tell you right now: it Richard content. Original content is king.

It is the reason why people are going to follow you. It is the reason why people are going to be interested in you. It’s because you have original content, not generic content, not you know. Reposting of content they want to see original. They want to see something that they’ve never seen before. That’s what wins on social media! That’s what wins in marketing period is original content stuff that no one has ever seen before and that’s what you should be posting on.

Your Instagram profile is original content. Okay focus around who you are focused around your philosophies, focus around what you’re trying to accomplish. Also, I think you should be posting at least once a day, if not more, but at least once for sure every single day. Okay and you need to pose for several reasons: okay, when you’re posting every day, it shows your clients and your followers that you’re consistent that you’re dependable that you’re working right.

It shows them that you’re a hard worker you’re here to stay you’re, not going anywhere and you’re there to help them okay, so the consistent posting helps them realize who you are as a person? Okay. So that’s really really big. Also, when you’re posting that much and you’re reading the the engagement you’re reading the algorithms, you can kind of see when changes are made and you’re able to take advantage of those changes as they happen.

Okay, whereas if you see that there’s more organic reach here, like Instagram stories or if you see this or that you can make a change in what you’re doing and boom start taking advantage of it like right now at the time of this article, they just made Where it’s a GTV can also be in your actual post right, it can be on your actual profile, not just on IG TV. You can actually post it to your profile as a post, okay, so, and that has really 10 extra views right.

If you just post a article on your post, a regular article, you’re getting X and then, if you post it as an IG TV on your profile, you’re getting 10 X right now, so it’s a really really good way to get some extra exposure and if you’re, Not posting every day, if you’re not reading other people’s posts and how everything’s working, then you don’t realize this because you’re, not the game, you got to get in the game, so I want you to be in the game.

Want you to post everyday! I want you to be reading so that you take advantage of these little changes. The little algorithmic changes that happen periodically. Now, what I started doing is I started being mindful about what I’m posting versus what I’m putting in my stories, and I have to understand that those are two bit really two different platforms. Okay, sometimes when I’m posting my stories, I don’t want to post.

So I’m sometimes sucked out of post. I don’t want to put in my stories it’s two different platforms within the same platform so understand this, realize it and use it to your advantage. The stories are created to show people. Another side of you right is to kind of show them what’s going on through your day, what you got going on, what you’re thinking about so on and so forth, okay and to document to document what’s happening? Okay, so so that’s really big, because people can see what you’re posting and they can see your posts forever.

However, your story only lasts for 24 hours, and that gives them a glimpse. An inside look at your life, so I need you to make at least one or more posts per day, and I also want you to create five or more stories per day through your day. What’s going on and how you’re doing how you’re doing it and so on and so forth, and when you get up over 10,000 followers, you you have you get the swipe up feature on your stories where you can add links to your stories to go to your Youtube or go to your website or go to whatever you want.

You can have swipe up feature there now, if you have less than 10,000 followers, you can still do the swipe up feature. If you promote your story, this is a feature that Instagram came out with. Maybe two months ago, three months ago, or so, which is very interesting as you create your stories after you’ve created them, you can go back to your story and you hit those three little buttons at the bottom right and there’s another pop-up menu and one of those Options is promote, you hit the promote and you can promote that story in other people’s stories.

Okay, and you can have the swipe up feature to a link. Okay, so even if you have less than 10,000 followers, you can still do swipe up. If you pay to put that story in front of other people, okay – and you can pick the people – it goes in front of it – be a local audience – that’s geographical! You know to you or you can create people that have certain interests so on and so forth. You can even create an audience.

That’s like your current audience, your current followers, okay, which is what I suggest if you’re you know, depending on what kind of business you’re in you’ll kind of decide that, but you can still do swipe up if you pay and you can, you can only do you Know you could do something like a dollar day if you want as little as that. If that’s what you want or you can do more, you can do as much as you want, but I’m killing it right now with Instagram story ads.

So I know I gave you a lot of different things in this article, a lot of different ideas, I’m just kind of just let it all out stuff that I’ve learned. You know here recently and along the way. But if you look at my Instagram account, you see the content. What I had to do, because it was taking so much time to build and create this content. Is I basically just handed it over to a company called high key agency now high key agency, I’ve been working with them for maybe six months now, they’re, incredible, okay, they’re, creating all my Instagram content now so there’s a link in the description now, where you can Just click there and then you can have a call with Luke and Heike agency, who is who I work with and they can start creating your Instagram content for you and right now I have maybe 30 articles right, IG TV articles that are set up perfectly to Go as a post right and then transfer over to IG TV that are ready for me to post right and I’m not going to post all those in one day or even a month.

I’m posting a article every other day, I’m posting a still shot with a quote picture every other day, so I’m doing a article one day, a picture. The next article one day picture the next and then sometimes I’ll, throw an extra post in there. If I have something else, I want to post about or what-have-you so anyway, just check out my account. Let me know what you think in the comments Heike agency is the way to go.

Let them handle all the creation. They’ll build it around. Your philosophies around your business around what you have going on it’s to the point now, where we’d only have to communicate right. They know exactly the message I’m trying to get across. I send them a piece of raw content and then they transfer it into this incredible piece of content that I can now post on Instagram and also post them on Facebook.

So you I’m using this across all the different platforms and it’s working out very very nicely, and I just wanted to share that with you and all the other Nuggets I shared with you, there’s anything in the world. I could do for you please. Let me know smash the heck out of that like button for me, leave me a comment and we’ll talk to you soon.


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Instagram Engagement Hacks (Legal) | How to Get Real Followers and Likes FAST

I know just like you probably know, because you’re clicking on this article, that Instagram has been changing their algorithm time and time again and making it more difficult to grow. I’m going to basically outline for you guys the most legal and best way to grow and to increase your engagement on Instagram.

So, like I said, I’m going to discuss with you guys Instagram engagement, hacks, to grow your Instagram and also how to get real followers and likes fast, and the only way you guys can actually really do. This is by being really engaging on Instagram and actually putting in the time to grow it, because you can’t expect a quick fix solution to where you do nothing and you just become an ultimate sensation.

And if that is your goal, then I don’t know having a successful Instagram is probably not for you unless you’re a celebrity. You just ultimately get the following automatically. If you are just a regular person, that’s trying to grow their business account or personal account. There are some things that you have to do in kind of a schedule of nuances. You should follow an order to get that engagement that you are seeking, and the first thing is.

I know it’s so obvious, but it is the most important thing it is being consistent like I said you have to put in the time, and you have to do it daily, like even a couple times a week, isn’t going to be this enough to grow. You want to show Instagram that you are serious and when they see that they will actually push your Instagram to be seen more. If you do post everyday you’re, more likely to be seen, you’re more likely to hit the Explorer page and Instagram will recognize you as somebody who is serious about their Instagram.

They will be consistent with pushing you, but if you fall off the map for a couple weeks or a month, you’re going to go right back to the bottom and have to rebuild that momentum that you’re getting it’s just like a moving wheel. You know at first it takes like a bit of a push to get it going, but once it’s going it becomes easier and better, and if it stops moving, what happens again, you need to give it that push again.

That’s another thing: that’s super obvious is obviously have really good content. You want, quality photos doesn’t have to be taken, our professional camera. You can take great photos on an iPhone, but just make sure you’re picking photos where you look good or your products look good and it’s just all kind of cohesive and it looks clear and good. You don’t want to post blurry pictures pictures that are just kind of I don’t know structured.

Oddly I mean you know what looks good and what doesn’t think about what you follow and what you like and just make a really good quality content. Another thing like I said unless you’re a celebrity, or you know somebody who is already recognizable and already gets a following just by posting kind of photos of whatever or themselves. However, you kind of want to have a concentration or a topic, and it doesn’t have to be too concrete.

You can still be yourself and you can still be a lifestyle blogger, for instance, but just make sure you’re adding some value, and you have some sort of theme to your page. People are just more likely to follow you if they know what your page is about, and they know what the concentration is and they know females, because maybe they are looking for health tips. They will follow you if you are giving them quality health tips on a daily basis.

Therefore they will tune in daily and be there for you as well. Then another tip is post. Articles too. You don’t want to only post pictures articles actually get pushed really well on Instagram, and they also allow your audience see, who you really are, maybe for talking in some they get a flavor your personality. They get to see that you’re, real or whatever you’re selling or advertising is real, and it’s just honestly articles capture people’s attention.

A lot more than photos do, and they also tell a lot more of a story, so definitely integrate articles into your feet as well as photos, be active on IG stories, be active on IG TV. Make some highlights on your page. Just make sure your whole profile is being active. This way, people can really get to know you better. They want more detail, so go to your I G TV, and then your stories will also really help your attraction.

Instagram is actually pushing those that are using all the features on their Instagram. You guys can even go live if you’re, not shy or if you have something to show live, is a great way to attract attention and help your engagement and then stories as well. You’ll see that if you post stories every day, your story, engagement and the amount of people reading them will grow as well, because you’ll always be pushed to the front, and it’s also a good way to get people onto your page onto your feed.

You can also do swipe up links just there’s so many features you can do so make sure you’re using all the avenues of Instagram. Now I know you guys are thinking. This is just so much. How am I ever going to have the time to do all of this? And yes, I know it can be a lot and putting the time for quality production does take up a lot of time, but there’s a way that you can actually streamline your Instagram to make it so much easier for you and help yourself grow with this simple Hack, this little baby right here will make your life so much easier.

I’m going to walk you guys through and show you how to basically run and manage it and so we’re having to make it go. Super easy super, quick! All you have to do you guys can just put everything in there and then it’ll just basically run itself, and you will not get behind on your consistency, because that is what’s going to help your Instagram grow, so that the app is just going to be your Best friend, so, let’s check it out right now, I’m going to show you guys the screen recording, so I can walk you guys through all them using features.

This is going to help your Instagram world so much against your engagement, it’s going to grow and this is honestly the only natural way, the only legal natural way to grow your Instagram there’s so many advertised things out there that are going to you know advertise growth, But it could be, BOTS could be fake. You could get your Instagram and you don’t want that. You want natural growth and you want people that are actually real and engaging and actually want to be on your page.

So yeah, oh, and also I’m going to give you guys some bonus tips at the end of this article to make sure you guys read out for them so going to be later in the end. But right now, there’s number 2, the app and I’m going to show you what’s up all right, so we’re just going to go ahead and open the app the app and here you go. This is what your home screen is going to look like. There is a schedule button.

This is where your posts will go, that you scheduled here, you’ll see the ones that you have already posted and the cool thing about this is that you can actually have multiple Instagram usernames. So far. I only have two in here, but I have multiple accounts that I’m going to keep adding and then you can also see your analytics right here. It shows you, your follower, analytics your post analytics, and I mean some of this.

You can see on the Instagram app, but it’s really handy to have it right here in your schedule or app as well. You can also look at it in terms of past 24 hours, past 48 hours, 7 days and 14 days, so you can a more streamlined. Analytic of your progress, so I’m going to show you guys how to schedule your first post with this app and after that you can basically just schedule unlimited amount of posts, and you can schedule it basically for the week or for the month.

Yeah. All you do is press schedule and see you have all these other really cool features here you can basically you just pick. I mean I’ll, go over those features in a second, though, just pick a photo from your photo library. I already made a little folder of pictures that I wanted to post. You can also you know edit the sizing just like you cannot. Mr. Him, it can also make a carousel if you are in the mood and then you click Next and then here you can.

Edit it you can either change some filters if you want to – or you can go in here – and you have some really cool – really really cool things you can play with the adjustments. So that’s regular I’ve already added with my photos, so I don’t need any of that. But again you have blur and focus you can draw on it, which I think is a really cool feature. Hey. That’s me: if you want to so you can get more crafty with your photos.

All I’m going to. You can add text whether you’re trying to create a meme. You can also do splash, which is basically I mix it all black and white, and then you can pick the size of your brush and you can show the parts where you want the color to come through. So, for instance, if I want to show myself I’m not doing this in great detail right now, I’m just showing you the effect. I know some people like that effect and then everything else will be black and white, but you we’d, probably zoom in in color and better than I did there, but that’s just an example of how that works.

Then you can also have stickers, which is really cool. So mmm and then you just click Next and right here. Another cool feature here that we have is, you can actually schedule to post photos to multiple Instagram pages. It gives you all the things you get on Instagram. You write your caption, you have caption history, you have your saved caption if you have already scheduled something or if you have to put it in your defaults, so it’ll show your previous captions and then the cool thing.

You can actually have hashtag suggestions here. So if you’re outputting hashtags, which I do recommend you do, they will help them, do it exposure there we go, you can just click on it and see they all popped in right there. So I can just click Save and then you can add your location pick Los Angeles and then another cool feature is that you can write your first comment, so I know some people like to put their hashtags in the second.

In the first comment after the caption, therefore, it’s not like clogging up space in your caption, which is something I do quite a bit of the time as well. So you can actually put your hashtags right here, which is cool. You can save that and then you already have your first comment ready and loaded and then, if you do have a business page where you have products on your page that you are selling you can click the add products.

This is the most detailed type of schedule or app that I have seen that actually gives you all of these options. So I think it is awesome and you click Next and then you can pick your timezone. I have Los Angeles, which is where I am and then here it’ll actually recommend you the best time to focus e to help you reach more followers and engagement, Alfie analyzes 10 billion posts, engagement of your followers and accounts similar to yours, applied machine learning to find The best time for you, though, for me for tomorrow it says that 7:12 would be the best time to post.

So I’m just going to change it to that and then maybe you’re doing a shout out and you want to have a delete time. It has an option for that as well. I won’t be deleting it, so I won’t be doing that and then, if you are doing an advertised post, it even has a feature for that where it will send your advertiser notifications and you basically put in all your information. It takes care of it for you and click Next and see my scheduled post pops up here and then you can just keep scheduling, scheduling and then you’ll have a post ready for every day.

How easy is that? That’s just awesome! You don’t have to do anything but just engage with your following and it will take care of the rest for you. You also have a drag and drop preview, which I think is awesome. I like to look at a grid preview before I post it on my Instagram, just to see how it will look and basically, since this one is already scheduled, it’s already and there, but basically you can just add photos see I put them all in and now You can drag and drop them to rearrange them to the best way, so you can just kind of see beforehand and therefore it’ll help.

You schedule your posts and the best looking manner as well, which is awesome because, like I said, you want to have a quality, a quality feed which people are attracted to and that they like – and this is how you can do that – that is to bulk schedule Them and basically you just select all the ones you want and then you’ll just put in the scheduling for all these pictures. Therefore, you don’t have to keep doing them one by one.

You can also search and repost, maybe have a meme type of Instagram. You can search for anything on here and all you do if you want to repost something on your page. This makes it super simple. You pick this and then you just click repost, and you can also select repos to post or repost a story. It makes it really easy to run a meme account as well. So if that’s, what you guys are doing, this app is bomb for that, and then the other cool awesome.

Most amazing things on here that I haven’t seen on some scheduling apps is that you can post your story and your IG TV, which is amazing, because you can schedule all of that as well. So you can have all of your engagement on your platform already scheduled and done, and then you don’t have to worry about anything. You just sit back in. You know, drink your coffee. Read a movie. Go to the park, walk your dog, I don’t know just have a good time.

You can get detailed with your stories. You can tag, people hash tags. If you want – and you can also add a story URL. So you can add a swipe up link which is awesome. You can do it all from the scheduling app. So all your advertisements or things you’re trying to promote you can do it all up here. You can also schedule your ID TV here. We go. Here’s a article that popped up, for instance, Helena closest to my ig TV.

This was a funny article Spencer and I in the car after he had a root canal and I was making fun of it. I can write a description, a title with the time zone. You can add the first comment on that. Basically, all the scheduling thing you saw for the post, you can do for your ID TV as well, and then you can also bulk schedule. Like I said you can pull proposal for story and book for ID TV and just get them done a lot faster.

I have the pro account which lets me post unlimited amount of scheduled posts. There is a free option and I think you can post up to 10. I do recommend upgrading and getting one that is paid for again, like I said in scranton, is an investment, and this will really help your engagement. This is like the ultimate hat, guys, there’s also a desktop version. So if you keep everything on your computer, you can easily run and manage it from your computer as well, which is also another amazing feature and guys.

I will be putting a referral code down in the description below so that you guys can get 10 % off of your subscription to IP. If you decide to get it so when you guys are going to get the app just make sure you use that referral code, so you do get that 10 % off so, like I promised here, your bonus tips for your Instagram engagement. The first one would be to tag make sure you are tagging. People in your photos make sure your tagging brands.

If maybe there are pages that you can see yourself being featured on tag, those in your photos and articles so that they can see it and they might be post you if they repost, you, then it’ll attract more people to your page and if they, even if They don’t repose to you. People often look at the tagged photos on these popular pages and they might run across to your page and be like wow. I really love this and follow you for that, and then other one.

This one is paid, but it can be very beneficial, especially if you are marketing something and that is to actually use the ads on Instagram. You don’t have to spend a lot. You can spend a couple dollars, maybe five dollars and just to boost your post Instagram. Actually favors people that uses that use ads. Obviously they want so your money. If you have a couple dollars to spare that can really help your growth as well.

If you are selling something it’ll just help market, you in general, which is amazing and you could sell more products – can get more conversions. That way. That’s it guys, that’s my article. I hope you guys enjoyed it and I hope you guys will follow some of these tips and I hope that it really does help. You grow your Instagram. I know it is very difficult. These days, Instagram keeps making it more and more difficult, but it doesn’t have to be.

All you have to do is be consistent, make good quality content and be on top of it. Basically, that’s all you got to do and it will road just takes time set an overnight thing. So just remember that and you will be very successful and that’s it guys, don’t forget to like this article. Don’t forget to subscribe, so you don’t miss any more articles and I will see you guys next time in my next article