How to Get More Followers on Instagram: 13 Reliable Ways to Grow Your Audience

Author Adidas Wilson
3 min readOct 7, 2020

You want to regularly engage the audience you already have and get more followers. To engage your current followers, post engaging photos. If you want more people to follow you, use the most popular hashtags.

The Right Filters

Some filters are more favored by Instagram users more than others. Use the preferred filters to make your followers more interested.

These are the most popular filters:

The Right Times

Trial and error is the best approach here. What has worked before? What has not worked? The IconoSquare optimization section gives detailed information of your posting history and engagement. The report will also tell you the best times to post.

Steal Followers from Your Competitor

Look for your competitors’ accounts on Instagram and engage with your audience. The fact that they follow that account means that they are interested in your products or products similar to yours.

  • Follow them
  • Like their photo
  • Comment on their photo

Pay for Product Reviews and Sponsored Posts

This tactic may not be free but it can yield amazing results when used properly. Create a list of powerful; accounts in your niche. They should have a large following and an email address somewhere in their profile. Ask them, via email, what they charge for sponsored posts.

Use Geotags

Tag your location (where the video/photo was taken or your current location). Locations have the advantage of a specified Instagram feed and Story. If you are a local business, this feature may be very useful for your business. Do not forget to engage with posts of people in the same location.

Organize Your Store

When someone visits your Instagram profile, you have a few seconds to convince them to hit the follow button. The “Highlights” feature gives a quick idea of what your brand is about.

Request for More Followers

Do not shy away from asking people to follow you. Promise more amazing content. Incorporate the…

Author Adidas Wilson

Adidas Wilson was born in Chicago, surviving a near death experience driving off a bridge in an 18 wheeler and getting hit by a train. Author and Motivator


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