Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms out there today. In fact, in a single month, the app averages over 1 billion users (source: Omnicore). In. A. Single. Month. Anyway, you understand just how frequently the app is used. And it makes sense. Instagram has several ways that you can create engaging content. So, that’s whether it’s a personal account, you’re a brand or even a budding business. There are several ways to connect with your following.
And today, Instagram user Irene Miller (@i.renemiller), a student content creator and digital marketer shares some tips that you can use to increase your engagement on Instagram. That is, ways that you can get more interactions from your following.
Now, this is probably not the first time that you’ve heard this tip. But the reason that you keep hearing it is because of how effective it is. Some of the hashtags that Irene suggests that you use are #accra #ghana #repost #explore #explorePage.
Tag Your Location
According to Irene, turning on the location tag when you post, will increase the chances of your post reaching people in that particular location. It’s more likely to appear on their page.
Reply To Comments As Soon As Possible
Instagram pushes posts with more engagements to the top of user’s feeds. That means that in order to get your post seen more, you need to reply to comments and mentions immediately. Have conversations if you can. In addition to the benefits in terms of metrics, you also build a rapport with your followers.
Check Your Insights To Track The Best Time To Post
When you check your insights, Instagram shows you the times when your other posts have the most engagement; the times when most of your audience is online. You can use that information to figure out the best time to post to get the highest engagement.