Instagram Tips You Should Know

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HOW TO WRITE A CREATIVE BIO

Your profile should tell people what your business is all about. Use industry keywords that help strangers easily figure out what it is that you offer. That way they can easily and quickly decide if your account is one they might like to follow. A strong bio also includes a call to action whether it be “leave a comment,” “use our hashtag,” “email for inquiry,” “visit our website” or any other request you have for your followers. And most importantly you need to have a link to wherever it is that you’d like to drive traffic. This link could be your website, blog, YouTube channel, Etsy shop, or any other site.

PRODUCING GREAT VISUALS

In each post, you need to make sure you’re providing value for your followers. Think to yourself, “does this give them a reason to come back to my page?” Stick to a consistent visual theme. Whether you use the in-app features to edit your pics or a third-party app, maintaining a theme helps you appear more professional, solidifies branding, and often leads to faster follower growth.

THINK ABOUT YOUR DESCRIPTION & TAGGING

The description of your post is just as important as the image itself. Always provide additional value, insights, or inspiration as context around your post. Tag people or other brands that are in the picture. 

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ENGAGE. ENGAGE. ENGAGE.

Naturally many of the people you follow will follow you back in return if your content is appealing. Regularly like their posts and leave genuine comments. The more you interact with others the more they will interact with you. When you’re first starting out spend 20 minutes a day simply engaging with others.