Hey there amazing rockstars! I recently become blogging buddies with Vanessa from www.vanessakromer.com. She grew her Instagram by 200 followers in ONE week. I was super impressed because while everyone is complaining about Instagram algorithms, people are still out there slaying it. These are some awesome stats and she's here to share how she did it with all of you. That's pretty badass if you ask me. ENJOY!
Holy Moly~~ I really stepped up my Instagram game this past week. As a busy mom, entrepreneur and constant student sometimes I let certain aspects of my business fall aside. My focus the past few weeks has been my instagram account. You will not believe how easy it was for me to get 200 NEW followers in ONE WEEK! Here's what I did!
Cleaned up my page.
Went way back to the beginning and deleted some of my older pics that may not have been inline with my brand today.
Jazzed up my profile Spent a lot of time connecting with like minded brands
Made sure to comment and like on key pages related to my brand
Participated in a LOOP giveaway. With 8 other lady bosses, we ran a giveaway for 5 days on Instagram. To enter you had to follow everyone in the loop, like, comment and tag 2 friends. Great exposure and a lot of fun.
Made sure to use #hashtags in my posts, the best way is to actually hashtag is in your comment section NOT on the post itself, which I recently discovered!
Started using IFTTT (https://ifttt.com/ ) to cross-post on ALL my social media. AMAZING website that links all of your sites and posts for you. I start all of my IFTTT recipes with instagram so every single social media posts directs the viewer back to my instagram post!! I link to FB personal and biz pages, twitter, pinterest, tumblr and linkedIn. Saves me an insane amount of time which is PRICELESS!!! The “recipes” as IFTTT calls it, that I use are….