All brand ambassadors and online models know that engagement is gold in Instagram language. In addition to growing your followers, you also need to make sure that you post high-quality content that will get likes from your audience. When it comes to posting content that will elicit reaction, you need to carefully plan your posts and make sure that you know your audience well enough to know what kinds of content will appeal to them. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Caption with a Question
Photo captions are important because they tell your followers about your pictures and they provide you with a venue to directly ask for follower feedback. The next time that you post your photos, why not try ending it with a question, along with the necessary hashtags? More often than not, your followers will like your photos and actually reply to your query. Doing so will not only get you more like but may also get you more comments.
Break your Pattern
As you go about with posting your content, you will notice that you will fall into a certain kind of pattern that will highly depend on the lifestyle that you lead. For example, if you alternate your time between your home, your office, and the gym, you will most like be posting photos taken in these places. It will get monotonous after a while, so go ahead and break your pattern!
Go somewhere you’ve never been or do something you’ve never done before. You will surely enjoy the new experience and your followers will definitely love the different content!
Ride the Waves of Trends
Online venue alternate between trends. As an online influencer, you should not merely go along with these trends but instead, go ahead and start them! After all, with the knowledge that you have about your followers and the online sphere, it should not be hard for you to hazard a guess as to what potential trends will take off.
A great thing that you can do is to look at current trends and add your own spin to them. Yes, you may take part in the current trending photo challenge, but make sure that you always take it one step further and think of what you can do to make it more fun for your followers!
Share the Love
When it comes to being on Instagram, one thing is true: haters will hate, but there is more than enough love to go around. Simply said, if you come across a content that you like or appreciate, do not be afraid to go ahead and do a double tap. More often than not, people will take not of who you are and give you a like the next time that they see your post online! Your followers will surely be thrilled, too, to get a like from one of their favorite online influencers!