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[GET] How to Blow up Your Engagement on Instagram in 4 Easy Steps

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by IGKing, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. IGKing

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    This trick isn't necessarily new or groundbreaking (it's been around for a while), but it's a great way to improve your account's short-term engagement.

    You may be asking yourself, "Why should I care about my engagement rate?"
    Here's why:

    You will immediately be exposed to new and potential followers.
    Let's say "Bill" already follows you, and he likes your post. Because Bill liked your post, there's a good chance you will show up in the explore feed of people who follow Bill. So, if Bill has 200 followers, there's a possibility that an additional 200 people will see and potentially like your post. If they like your post, it's also possible they might give you a follow, too.

    This, of course, can be a huge chain reaction if a lot of people like your post. This is also why it's really helpful when large accounts like your content - there's a possibility you will be in explore feed of all of the people who follow that large account.

    High engagement rates are also helpful when you are trying to monetize. You are much more likely to sell to someone who consistently likes and comments on your material. Additionally, if you are trying to sell shout-outs, buyers will pay more for accounts with high engagement rates. If you ever decide to sell your account, you will be much more likely to get a better price if you have a higher engagement rate. Followers who are interactive are valuable followers.

    Here are some more examples of accounts I found that are utilizing this trick.


    Account #1: @ vibedegirl
    Followers: 1.4 Million
    Uses this trick once in every four posts, about. Posts a lot of video content that does considerably well, too. Gains about 16,000 followers a day.


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    Account #2: @ tendencyvideos
    Followers: 1.1 Million
    Uses this tactic pretty similarly as vibedegirl. A tad lower engagement rate. Gains about 12,000 followers per day.


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    Account #3: @ doubletap_all
    Followers: 80 Thousand
    Uses this tactic as a theme for the entire account. Gains about 1,700 followers per day. Grows slightly quicker than @KaleSalad, for those wondering. :rolleyes:


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    Account #4: @ sahalperen
    Followers: 670 Thousand
    Has used this tactic a lot recently, but does it more creatively than most - also one of the few personal accounts I've seen use this tactic. Was actually losing about followers consistently for a while, but recently has been gaining about 1,500 per day on average. Engagement rate is insane for a personal account on the "heart" posts, but everything else is pretty below average.


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    That's all for now. Could some of these likes be fake? Sure. But listen: This isn't necessarily a post saying that this is the best tactic ever; however, it should hopefully reinforce the idea of how impactful a good engagement rate can be, and how little tweaks to content can create something viral.

    Thanks for reading!

    IGKing

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  2. AryabhattZero

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    Yep this works.
    I had found one account which was purely based on this kind of strategy where you lure user with the "♥ Like". It has really good engagement.
    Name - doubletap.me
     
  3. IGKing

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    Ah, I've seen those types of accounts, too. I was looking for one, and then I forgot about it. Thanks for sharing that!
     
  4. AryabhattZero

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    No problem. nice share
     
  5. IGKing

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    Thanks again :)
     
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    Thanks for the post, OP. I've checked the posts of sahalperen before the "heart trick"and the difference in the engagement is huge. 340k+ likes compared to 30k+ likes. In your opinion is it hard to monetize personal profiles such as his. I would like to grow my own personal IG and was wondering if it's a waste of time (currently have 1600+ followers in the fashion/ travel/ lifestyle niche) or I should invest my efforts into building something like the first 3 examples?
     
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    To properly grow a personal account, you'll have to have a pretty interesting lifestyle. It's not so much "monetizing a personal account", but it's more of "building a personal brand". When you build a personal brand, you are able to monetize a wide variety of products and sell yourself as a whole rather than dedicating yourself to a specific product or service.

    So, personal accounts can have a wide variety of ways to make money, and niche accounts are usually subjected to products within that individual niche.
     
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    sorry for being so noobs how you add heart/love shape on images ? using any apps ?
     
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    can someone tell me how to add a heart cutout thing in the middle of the photo??
     
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    Wait what?! Just by posting a heart in the middle of the image we get an higher engagement rate? Seems quite strange...
     
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    After wasting 15 minutes in search of the tool/app, I found this easy lazy trick.
    Just upload the pic to your dummy account, visit the image in your browser while logged in and double click the image and take a quick screenshot.

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  12. Jason Bradbury

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    Ditto
     
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    thanks for your tips, but that sucks have to re upload same image after taking the SCREEN, but there must be a easier way to do it. Let wait for IGKing
     
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    that is low key...GENIUS...
     
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    Nice Share, thank you
     
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    Bice share but sad to learn that uti gain engagement have to auto-ruin the content that u have been carefully picking to gain followers, isn'it?
     
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    Normally I'd agree, but @ sahalperen did this tactic, stayed within the general theme of his account, and he is actually picking up a lot of speed right now.
     
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    I might develop a web based tool to produce such images when I will have some spare time, I'll keep you posted.
     
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    This is actually what I'm doing on some of my fashion accounts, the engagement has tripled lol.
     
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    Hopefully everybody is going to do this spammy looking "tactic" just to get better engagement. :D Look at this sahal guy, he destroys his feed and looks like a freaking retard with those hearts on his body. "Double tap to see the magic". Oh god, what has IG become..
     
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