While everyone else is celebrating reaching new Instagram milestones, especially the much-coveted 1 million followers mark, are you still stuck with less than a thousand followers? Have you tried every ‘grow-your-Instagram-followers’ guide on the web, and none seems to be working for you?
Being unable to tap into the massive
pool of active Instagram users can sometimes be frustrating, especially when
you post photos or videos and nobody likes or comments on them. Well, your
struggle is finally over because in this article, I’ll be sharing with you 5
reasons why your Instagram account has refused to grow and how you can fix it.
1. You Lack Consistency
Your Instagram account lacks the
desired engagement and growth because you are not posting new engaging content
consistently. Consistency has always been a critical factor in the success of
any social media marketing strategy. You have to plan on the type of content to
post and the post’s timing to reach as many people as possible.
You simply can’t post content today
and go a week without posting anything; your audience will eventually lose
interest in your page. Have a specific time you post content daily and stick to
it. By doing this, your followers know when to expect something from you and
are eager to see it.
2. You Do Not Engage With Your Followers and Other Accounts
While posting new engaging content
is important if you plan to grow your Instagram account, you can’t go about
dropping loads of pictures without properly engaging your audience who take the
time to comment on them.
They will have no choice but to
unfollow you simply because you’re not making any effort to communicate with
them. Start responding to comments under your posts, engage with your
followers, gives them the impression that you are very active and accessible.
This will keep existing followers glued to you and attract new followers.
3. You Do Not Fully Leverage Instagram
Your Instagram account will refuse
to grow if you do not use the features on Instagram properly. Don’t just stick
to just sharing photos and videos in the regular feeds.
There are more exciting features
that make your page more attractive to potential followers, such as Instagram
Stories, IGTV, and Instagram Reels. Take advantage of these features, expand
your page, make your page exciting and fun to visit.
4. You Do Not Have a Clear Path
Are you a Jack of all trades and a
master of none? It needs to stop, at least for your Instagram online presence
to grow. You can’t attract the right type of followers in their masses if you
don’t have a targeted audience.
Focusing on so many things at once
does not give your audience a clear message of what your brand stands for and
what you offer. Stay focused and stick to one thing; find your niche. Make sure
every post directly represents what your brand stands for. Do not confuse your
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