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Let them sleep while you grind. let them party while you work. the difference will show.
Like most people, you're secretly hoping for a magic bullet... but you know such a thing doesn't exist for building a quality audience.
Although with the right strategies in place plus some dedication you'd be surprised at the results you can achieve!
Let's dive right into it
The first thing you must do is understand how the Instagram algorithm works. Without going into the technicalities of the algorithm, from my research and experience I have found it favors content that is:
This is the type of content you must be producing if you really want your account to explode in growth!
What's the point of having amazing content on your page if you don't know when to post it?
According to my years of split testing and research, these time slots have worked really well for me!
The best times to post are:
The purpose of hashtags is to reach out to an audience that isn’t following you. It’s important to use the right hashtags if you want to get noticed by the right crowd.
Let’s say you’re creating content related to a FIFA match, you shouldn’t just use #football because the term is too broad. Instead, use #FIFA, #FIFA2018, #FIFAWorldCup or #FIFAWorldCup2018.
Before using a hashtag, also check out the search volume for it. You risk getting lost in the flurry of posts if your hashtags have search volumes that go into the millions. Also, analyze which hashtags are giving your posts more engagement, and try to use them more often.
Instagram allows usage of up to 30 hashtags in one post, but it is advisable to use only nine per post. SproutSocial found in a study that posts with 9 hashtags got the highest engagement rates.
I could talk on this topic for hours but I'll try make it short and straight to the point!
Pro Tip: Try to get them to post more natural and less advertisement-like the shout out posts as they get better engagement!
Ok here is a list of the apps/software which are incredibly helpful!
Well there you have it, I hope these tips are helpful.
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PS: Stay tuned for my next blog posts/emails. I will be dropping some more knowledge bombs on you all!