How to Get More Followers on Instagram

Want to get more followers on Instagram? It’s simple really… Just be a good follower yourself. Easier said then done right? Well let us help you by giving you three steps to getting more followers on Instagram. 

Step 1. Share the likes


If you see a picture that you like, then like it. Don’t you like getting likes on your photos? Well, other people do too! When you see a picture that resonates with you, take the time to spread the “like love.” This will help you be a good follower and share a little love.

Step 2. Follow Others


If you want people to follow you, you need to actively seek out new people to follow and follow them. Unfortunately, people aren’t sitting around waiting for the correct time to follow you. Make yourself stand out by following others and odds are, they will follow you back. Want to get more followers on Instagram? Then follow others.

Step 3. Comment on Photos


Now let’s not get crazy here… only comment on photos you really like. But it is so easy to comment on almost anything. Take the two seconds to leave a comment on a photo you like and you will stand out in an Instagram users notifications. It’s as easy as saying, “Your dog is #adorable.” When anyone comments on my photos I always look into their profile and comment back. Most likely, that is what will happen to you too when you comment on photos in Instagram.

With three easy steps, you can grow your following. Yes, it takes a minimal amount of work but we aren’t asking you to do anything difficult. You can do it while watching tv, or while listening to music.

When you try these three steps and you get some results, let us know as a comment on this post. Want more easy, step-by-step strategies? Snag a copy of our mini-guide to clean up and maintain your following, below. Or, sign up for our free Instagram marketing webinar and join us as we talk shop and map out your Instagram strategy live, on-the-air.


Chelsey Veturis BakerChelsey Veturis Baker is the Chief Operating Officer of new media consultancy Sister Act Media. A veteran content marketing strategist, Baker oversees an arsenal of consumer-facing, branded social media profiles including pages on Facebook with more than 4.72 million fans – and accounts on Twitter with more than 42,000 followers. Named one of the “100 Greatest Women in Social Media,” Chelsey positions companies on the first pages of Google. She’s an Elite Member of Yelp, a “Top 50 Tweep to Follow,” an official Huffington Post “Female Geek,” and an inaugural keynote speaker for the O.C. Social Media Summit. 

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