If you are a target to get traffic from social media then you could not ignore Instagram. Because Instagram is one of the most popular social media platform nowaday. And if you are targeting specific mobile visitors then Instagram is a gold mine for you. Because 90% of Instagram traffic is from the mobile users. And if you play with the Instagram right way then in no matter of time you’ll flood your website with quality traffic. And in this post, I’m going to show you best and working Instagram cheat sheet that is kick-start your Instagram marketing campaign to the top.
So let’s get started :).
Warning: This post is a bit long so grab some coffee and popcorn. LOL.
Ok so, first of all, we’ll start with the basic tips, then we will move on to our advanced tips that will help you to boost your Instagram marketing campaign to the top.
So let’s start with our first tips, our first tip is
Complete Your Full Profile:
This is very important to complete your full profile because when someone visits your profile if your profile is incomplete then they are taking a negative impact into their mind and they are just gone from your profile and never came back. so this is important to complete your full profile, So when someone visits your profile and if your profile is complete 100% they are taking a positive feedback about your profile, and they are visiting your profile again and again.
And if they impress with your profile they are clicking into your website link and visit your website and read your content.
So this is important to complete your full profile. so just sign up with your Instagram account then fill up your bio add a profile picture and also add your website link into the URL section. So this looks nice and clean.
Now let’s move on to our next tips, so our next tips is
Describe Your Business Into Your Bio:
This is also a very important tip. Describe your business as much as you can but as simple as you can into your bio. This is important Because when someone visits your profile they are just taking two minutes to read your bio and into this two-minutes, if you are generating some positive feedback into their mind they visit your profile again and again. And most likely they visit your website and view your product or service.
So this is important to describe your business as simple as you can but as much as you can into your bio.
So when someone visits your profile they are read about you and read about your business in your bio and they can understand your business and visit your website. So this is why it important to describe your business into your bio.
Post Relevant Hash Tags:
This is also an important tip when you are promoting on Instagram. For an example when you are promoting a Health related niche, you put some health-related hashtag into your pictures then share your picture. But don’t just put some dog training or some business-related hashtag into your health related pictures and share those into Instagram, That is completely wrong and this will destroy your brand.
Just think about it when someone search for dog training and they can find a health-related picture that you are sharing, they are taking a negative impact into their mind about your brand and this is just destroying your brand value.
So this is important to post relevant hashtag into your picture. if you are sharing health-related niche picture then only post health related hashtag into your pictures. This is important and keeps it into your mind, only post relevant hashtag.
So let’s move on to our next tips.
This is also important tips. Post frequently on Instagram stays you active. Instagram see this as an active member.
When you are posting frequently on Instagram, Instagram will understand that you are an active member and Instagram will reward you with followers, engagement and most likely your posts are ranking to the top of the search result.
YES, posting frequently gives you more engagement, more followers. If the possible post on every hour. If you are promoting your business through Instagram then it is important to post frequently. And if possible post at least one picture on every hour.
This will give you the maximum result, give you maximum followers and maximum engagements. and also your content will rank higher on the top.
Because Instagram algorithm will take that you are an active member, So Instagram will reward you with the higher ranking, more followers, and more engagements. So post frequently on Instagram.
So our next tips is
Post Relevant Picture From Relevant Account:
This is also an important tip. As I mentioned before post relevant hashtag on relevant pictures, So as like that this is also important thing post relevant pictures from relevant account.
So if your account is health-related niche, then you could not post any dog training related pictures from your account. This will destroy your brand.
You only post health related niche pictures using your account.
So when someone visits your account, when someone sees your content they can completely understand that you are promoting health-related products. So they visit your profile and if they can impress with your content, impress with your profile they visit your website and check out your products.
So post relevant pictures from relevant account.
Follow Relevant Account And Like Relevant Pictures:
This is also an important tip. So if you are promoting a health related niche just search for the health-related hashtag on Instagram and you will find a bunch of pictures, Just like them, comment on them and if possible follow the content creator.
This will gain you engagements, YES! If you are engaged with the same related niche and if you can follow those content creator most likely they will follow you back.
Because you are also promoting health related niche and if you can like their pictures most likely they can like your pictures. So this is why follow the relevant account and like relevant pictures. Just search for your relevant hashtag into Instagram search and like the pictures and follow the content creator.
Send Welcome Message To Your Followers:
This is also an important tip. When someone’s following you, Send them a direct message.
Which called DM in Instagram. So send them a direct message something like, “Hey thanks for following me just check out my profile and if possible visit my website link http://www.yourwebsite.com“.
This message will provide a positive feedback into your follower’s mind. and they can visit your profile again and again and most likely they can visit your website and check out your products.
So this is important to send a customized welcome message to your followers. there are lots of bots out there which will automate this process. just search for Instagram automation tools and you will find some branch of free tool out there to do this type of work.
It will also save time and energy. Just set up your profile into those automation tool(s) and when someone follows you, those tool(s) will send a customized welcome message to your followers. So your followers make a positive feedback about your profiles and your business and they are most likely to visit your website.
Spy On Other Hashtag:
This is also a very very important thing. Search for your related niche hashtag into Instagram search and just take a look at the top of the search result pictures.
And below of those pictures just take a note of the hashtags that those content creator will be using to rank their pictures to the top, And just put those hashtag into your pictures and share it.
This will not only give you more visibility this will also give you more engagements, more followers, and most likely more visitor into your website.
So this is important to take a note of other content creator hashtag and just use them to your content.
Ask For ‘Tag A Friend’:
This is a very cool effective way to viral an image on Instagram. Just write “Tag A Friend” or “Tag Your Friend” in some were into your pictures or into your pictures description this will engage those viewers who viewing your pictures in Instagram, to tag their friends and when they can tag their friends their friends will tag their friends this way your pictures go viral. and this is a very cool and simple way to viral any picture on Instagram.
Just ask for “Tag A Friend”.
Responds Back To Your Followers:
This is a very important step in Instagram marketing when you are promoting your business on Instagram. when someone asks you something, Just respond them back. Solve their problem. This will not give a positive impact to your business into their mind, and that can make them visit your website and purchase your product.
Post On The Correct Time:
If you are asking me what is the correct time to posting on Instagram then I will say that there is no specific posting time on Instagram. YES!
You have to identify yourself what is the right time for you. For that purpose, I use a simple method.
I am just posting one or two picture every hour on Instagram and then monitor those pictures. And notice which pictures get most likes, most comments, and most engagements and I just mark that time as a correct time.
And I will post my most of the pictures on that time. and that time is different for everyone so you have to just identify what is the right time for you and you can use my simple method to identify what is the right time for you. Then post on that time to get most of the engagement.
Make Your Picture CTA:
So what are the CTA pictures? CTA pictures are Called To Action pictures. As we all know we can’t post any links on the Instagram post so this is very important to promote our business on Instagram using pictures. So whenever you make any picture for Instagram make sure your picture is Call To Action.
So what is a call to action pictures? Call to action pictures is that type of pictures, that when someone sees those pictures they are taking some action. Write something into the image like DoubleTap to like or share this image with your friends or visit your website link then put your website link into the image. Be creative, use your head.
This is how the call-to-action image will work. You have to share your thought using the image. you have to tell the visitors to take some action using your image. Like when someone see your image tell them to visit your website, When someone see your image tell them to liked your image, When someone see your image tell them to share them, When someone see your image they know about your brand, When someone see your image they know you are promoting a health related program on that time on that date and they are invited to visit your website to register for the program.
This is how the call-to-action image will work. And make your image something like that so when someone sees your image they are taking some action. And you are getting more leads. Don’t just share normal image make every of your image Call To Action. So your image will work for you and give you more leads and customer for your business.
So this is our 12th tips/ Instagram Cheat Sheet that will help you to kick-start your Instagram marketing campaign to the top.
So keep this tips in your mind and use them into your next Instagram strategy, and I am sure that your next Instagram campaign will surely move forward to the next level and you will see some good results.