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5 Ways To Increase Your Instagram Following

Instagram is definitely a well-loved social media platform with over 200 million active users. Having a larger Instagram following can mean more sales for your business, more views for your website and blog and a stronger brand awareness. But how do some people gain thousands of followers? 

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How To Get The Quintessential Instagram Feed

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Instagram is currently the fastest growing social media platform. It was started as a simple photo sharing app but has now grown to support a community of over 300 million brands and consumers. Pretty ridiculous right? For business owners, bloggers and creatives it’s one of the best and easiest ways of engaging with followers. Through likes, follows and comments an active audience isn’t far away. 

Since Instagram is solely based on visual content, it’s important to have a professional and branded feed. We’re all drawn to those accounts that have seamless, beautiful images that are completely engaging yet have a consistent feel throughout. But how do you get that quintessential Instagram look yourself? Here are a few tips and tricks to help you get started. 

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The Beginner’s Guide To Instagram

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Today we wanted to provide you with a comprehensive beginner’s guide to one of the rising stars of the social media world; Instagram. Instagram is an online mobile photo and video sharing channel that allows you to create and share memories with your followers via your smartphone. It’s a fairly new social network, having only been around for just over five years, yet it’s potential was recognised as early as 2012 when Facebook bought the network for $1 billion. Since then the network has grown and expanded exponentially. With more users than Twitter and it’s only focus on visual content, it has become one of the go-o social media tools for individuals, creatives and businesses alike. 

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Instagram – dos and don’ts

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Instagram is a free and simple way to share your pictures with others. The picture or video, can be customised with filters and creative tools so it’s really easy to use.  You can find people to follow based on things you’re into, and be part of an inspirational community.

Most top photographers have large followings on Instagram, for very good reason.

They are visual communicators and other social mediums just don’t offer the same ease of sharing or love of commenting on images. With a highly shareable platform, and also as part of Facebook, the benefits of showcasing your work are obvious.

Whilst this is all well and good, it’s important to remember that most images are viewed on a mobile device, quite a small screen, and images need to work for that size. There are also some great professional apps out there with tools to enhance and adjust your images, and by showing a mastery of these tools gives you an added cachet.

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Social Media: Instagram Do’s and Dont’s

The top photographers all have large followings on Instagram, for very good reason. They are visual communicators and other social mediums just don’t offer the same ease of sharing or love of commenting on images. With a highly shareable platform, and also as part of Facebook, the benefits of showcasing your work are obvious.

Whilst this is all very well and good, it’s important to remember that most images are viewed on a mobile device, quite a small screen, and images need to work for that size. There are also some great professional apps out there with tools to enhance and adjust your images, and by showing a mastery of these tools gives you an added edge on your competitors.

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