Posting regularly on Instagram is not enough anymore
With the Instagram algorithm constantly changing, it is crucial to keep up and have an effective Instagram strategy in place.
Check out a few simple tricks that you can use to get more comments, more likes, and, ultimately more followers.
Dollar Eighty Strategy
Coined by world-leading marketer Gary Vaynerchuk, the dollar eighty strategy is where you leave your opinions or 2 cents on the top 9 trending posts for 10 different hashtags relevant to you each day.
This strategy helps you engage users in your niche and satisfy the Instagram algorithm in the form of comments. To do this, look up hashtags relevant to you.
Be sure to leave a genuine comment on each of these 9 posts. Doing this twice a day will guarantee that your engagement numbers jump high. It shows the algorithm that you are engaging with people in your niche, and since most of these posts are relatively new, the users are bound to respond or check your profile or even follow you.
Use niche hashtags
Using niche Instagram hashtags can help you build a community around your brand and increase the number of your Instagram comments faster.
It's also easier to rank higher in smaller hashtags and let people find you through the hashtag browser.
I'm talking 20x increase in your organic traffic. For example, instead of tagging your content #furniture, which has almost 20 million Instagram posts, try adding your business' location to the hashtag to narrow it down and help people find you.