Have you only recently started using Instagram? If that is so then posting photos every time can be depressing. It is very discouraging when your hard work or excitement is met by nothing else than a few likes from a few followers. Social media marketing offers a lot many benefits, but you need to know how to use it. There are some free but effective ideas you may employ to boost the fan following. By following and implementing them, you can increase engagement and have more followers to your account.
Hold contests from time to time
If you have a fashion business or restaurant business, you may hold contests to attract more followers. You may post images and ask everyone to ‘Like’ it and enter the contest. The one whose name is drawn in the lucky draw gets awarded.
Use your social media accounts
Use your other social media profiles to promote the Instagram account. You may ask people to ‘follow’ your page and just let them know what they may expect. If they follow you, coupons and free samples may be given to some.
Like, comment and share the photos of others
If you like, comment on other’s photos, you are creating more engagement, and there is a chance of others following you too. This is the best way to attain more followers.
Time your posts
When you are posting anything on Instagram, choose a proper timing. As per the research, the timing 2 am, and 5 pm are effective times for making posts.