Beat the Instagram Algorithm

Alright ya’ll, we know how annoying algorithm is but I’m gonna show you some tricks on how to beat this thang!

I wanna see your images on the top of your followers feeds, and heck I wanna double tap ’em!

So, with that being said I did a little research and this is what I found to be true….

The Instagram Algorithm Rewards Posts With High Engagement

Meaning we should follow these simple tips to create a BIG difference in your IG postings!

Keep Tabs On Your Instagram Comments

Instagram favors authenticity so start a convo with your followers in the caption, and then interact with them in the comments! Show the love right back, girl!

Spend More Time Posting To Instagram Stories

Instagram stories help… A LOT! So spend some time on all those new fun features like #hashtags and location dropping so that even more people can see yours posts and IG account!

Find Out When Your Audience Is Most Active

Oh this helps a lot considering we wanna post when most our followers are on so we can get engagement immediately, resulting in being at the top of our follower’s feeds. In you profile analytics you can check that out, or download some hand dandy apps that work best for your profile/images.

Stop Them In Their Tracks with the Perfect Instagram Caption

Okay, we not only need a jaw dropping image but we need fun captions! Make your followers stop and read what your image is about, and maybe throw in a “call to action” so that they interact with you! If you’re stumped on some ideas refer to your March Bundle we share some snazey ideas!

Optimize Your Instagram Hashtag Strategy

Another thing that helps a lot is the good ‘ol hashtag! Insta really favors images that has relating hashtags, and you might even get featured in the hashtag feed that pops up when people follow that specific hashtag! (Gimme all that exposure plz!)

Less Posts & More Engagement

That’s the bottom line. Don’t spam your followers with a million photos a day that’s not gonna get you anywhere the black hole at the bottom of the algorithm. So take your time, post an awesome image following those tips and more people will engage!

Alright ya’ll I can’t wait to see how these tips help your Instagram game improve! Let me know in the comments what tricks you used.

-Jana

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