Using popular hashtags
Hashtags provide an alternative way to get likes on Instagram for your photos. Hashtags can be based on the subject material, the style of photography or processing, Instagram filtration systems, location Instagram likes or your apps. You can also choose from one of the popular tags used frequently, such as #photooftheday, #instagood or #tigers. Explore the hashtags employed by other users. If you feel that adding these tags from your phone is difficult, you can post your photo from the phone. Then using Instagram’s web based program, copy and substance the hashtags from a draft in your email, a saved document or use Tagstagram.
Participate in community activities
Many Instagram activities on mobile social networks provide options for you to participate. One of the biggest community activities is the JJ’s daily forum that was started by Josh Johnson, an Instagram user with nearly 280, 000 followers. With thousands of members, his forum has expanded to now will include a network of writers accommodating highlight photos every day. To participate, follow Josh Johnson, find out the daily theme and submit your photos. The themes are generally based on style or content, such as monochrome or insights. Other Instagram communities include Steetphoto bw, Photooftheday, Ampt, EyeEm and there are others.
Give and take
The most important element for success at Instagram is proposal, just like any other community or social network. The more you give your time to other members and interact with them the more they would do the same for you. Like others’ photos and leave innovative comments to catch their attention. Paying more awareness of photos by people outside your immediate group of friends will get you more likes and followers. In turn, their friends will notice you and your network will expand faster. Be selective about the photos you like, since it pays to engage with Instagrammers interested in similar kinds to photography.
Be creative with photo-editing
You might want to try Instagram’s filtration systems, but don’t stop there. Although they are amazing, there are unlimited options with Android mobile phone and iOS apps for enthusiastic mobile professional photographers. Use Adobe Photoshop Express or Snapseed for photo-editing, or PicCollage or Fuzel, creative apps that let you generate striking collages. Create your signature style and add your mark to your photos. Once you establish your distinctive niche or style, you will get noticed quicker and soon build a substantial following.
Get featured by Instagram
Whilst getting featured by Instagram is pretty difficult, this could get you thousands of followers in a day. Instagram haven’t exposed its policy or criteria for choosing users for their suggested users’ list. If you do get selected, you would stay on for one week, giving you the greatest possible exposure on the social network. If you don’t know about the suggested users’ list, you should check it out in settings-find and invite friends-suggested users. The list varies profoundly and you could feature on it for an interesting perspective, a unique style or for your niche.