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How to Grow Instagram Followers 2020?


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There is no doubt that Instagram has become a very popular platform. However, many businesses use it to increase sales, to showcase their products, and generate new businesses.

As the platform is growing continuously and developing new features, such as, stories, live videos, and reels option to get more engagements, many startups, brands, and organizations are utilizing it to reach their clients.

Here, we will discuss tips that can help increase followers.

Following is a step-by-step process to start focusing on building your Instagram profile:

  • Select a niche
  • Setup logo
  • Setup bio
  • Add highlights
  • Use good quality images
  • Upload video and reel every alternate day
  • Go live at least once a week
  • Add posts on a consistent basis
  • Attract people by updating 2 to 4 stories on a daily basis
  • Fix a time to post (e.g. 11 AM, 4 PM and 9 PM)

1. Quality Content

Posting quality content is very essential. Content should be unique and informative. Do not copy anywhere. Create your original content and make your online presence stronger.

Quality content will always help you reach new audiences. If you upload informational and some specific content then people will definitely follow you.

Millions of photos are shared every day on Instagram. Therefore, it is extremely important to post something unique to stand apart. Now time have changed and even Instagram algorithm is sharp than before. You need to post what is liked and in-demand by your online audience.

2. Hashtags

One of the most effective ways to engage on Instagram is the hashtag. Hashtags allow you to expand your social outlook. To create a huge community on Instagram, you need to use trendy and most popular hashtags.

Before posting, do some research and find relevant hashtags according to your content. There are some online portals that also provide compatible hashtags. Use hashtags that are most frequently checked by your target audience.

Try adding keywords related to people's queries in the caption. In this way, you can connect with more viewers.

3. Shoutouts

Instagram shoutouts are very important for growth, as you are just starting up and you really want to make your social presence strong.

Instagram is the best way to create your own brand. You can buy shoutout from top Instagram influencers having millions of followers. Through shoutouts, you can gain thousands of followers within a few days.

So what is an Instagram shoutout — when someone introduces you to their page and asks their audience to follow you. Shoutout posts can be an image or a video.

This is one of the smartest ways to gather more viewers on your page. To get the best results, follow this pattern for at least 7 days

4. Location

There is a feature on Instagram called ‘Geotags’. If you use geotag in your post then you can easily get more benefits, for sure. Geotag is a best technique to achieve greater engagement.

Instagram geotag feature gives the location information so that people can see from where you are offering this service. By using the geotag location feature, you can actually connect with the customer in your local area.

In addition, sometimes people search for a particular place. When you mention a specific location in your post, your chances of appearing in the search list become clear. This will definitely help you to get more exposure for your post.

5. Follow

Instagram is a very popular platform from which you can create your own network and sell your services. In order to follow someone, first of all, find similar domain accounts and check their recent posts. After that, open comment section and do follow only those who have commented there.


Day 1: Follow 25 accounts

Day 2: Follow 50 accounts

Day 3: Follow 75 accounts

Day 4: Follow 100 accounts

Day 5: Follow 200 accounts

In this way, you can stretch your limit every day. By doing so, you will be able to get valuable new connections. Because when you will provide value to your audience then people will surely notice it. This is how you can actually generate organic traffic to your page


Please note that increasing Instagram followers is nothing like a day trick or hack. It will take a lot of time and effort. There are many ways to get fake followers. But they will not help you at all. To get real followers, you need to work hard and be consistent.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Amit Masih


Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on October 13, 2020:

Thank you very much, Divya ma'am! It inspires me when you guys find my articles valuable at your end.

Divya Jyoti Munjal on October 13, 2020:

Well written article with useful information

Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on October 13, 2020:

Yes, exactly, Arun Ji. This is what I have learned from one of my friends who is an SMM expert. Who gave me these insights, and after getting the desirable results, I decided to pen. Well, thank you so much! :)

D Arun Prasad from Chennai on October 13, 2020:

The article on Instagram has been well articulated with simple but powerful techniques. No doubt this article will be useful to the readers who would like to expand their horizons of followers.

Amit Masih (author) from Jaipur, India on October 13, 2020:

Thank you very much, Ma'am! I really appreciate that you are constantly motivating me to write more and more. I am so grateful.

sowspeaks from Bengaluru on September 17, 2020:

Hi Amit, this is a nice compact article wherein you have shared some very valuable tips. Thank you, this is of great help!

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