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We all strive to have a massive following on Instagram but buying them is not the best way to go. Today I’m helping you strategize so your Orlando Instagram followers can grow organically.

We’ve seen those Instagram accounts that have over 40,000 followers and I know you are wondering, “How in the world did they manage to get that audience without buying them!?” If you aren’t a celebrity, a blogger or a fortune 500 company, there is a way you can gain Orlando Instagram followers organically.

Be Consistent

First things first, you need to post consistently. The average account user posts a photo on Instagram per day, but those who are successful post at least 2-3 times a day. Choose a method that works best for you and stick with it but make sure it is realistic to what you are able to do.

Engage

Repeat after me, engage, engage, and engage some more. There is nothing wrong with engaging as much as you can, the more you do it the more your name will be out there for people to recognize. As people interact with your photos make sure to respond and comment on their photos. Be intentional with your comments so you can leave an impression to inspire someone to check out your account.

Not only does commenting work but liking others photos, but make sure they are people within your niche. Spend a significant amount of time looking at others that have a similar interest as you do and like their photos.

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Cross Promote

I have seen this before and I think it’s great idea to cross promote your Instagram on all of your social media accounts to gain Orlando Instagram followers. Not only will engaging with your followers grow your audience but sharing all your accounts will allow your viewers to follow you on all social media outlets. Your audience on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and even Snap might be different than your Instagram audience. Share photos on Facebook and Twitter and make sure to link back to your account so you can reach a bigger audience.

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Use Hashtags

Someone once said that by not hashtagging your pictures on Instagram, it’s a missed opportunity for someone to find your photo. I couldn’t agree more and as you know, we think 11 hashtags is the magic number (but you can add up to 30)! We wrote a blog post all about why you need hashtags!

You can easily search hashtags and a number will pop up on the right-hand side to show you how many people are using it. The more people the better so chose 11 that will benefit your business.

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Post Contests

What kind of business do you run? Will hosting a contest help people engage more and allow for others to find you? Try hosting a giveaway for your Orlando Instagram followers if you have a product and even service based company. This way one lucky follower will have the opportunity to experience your product or service and then they can rave about it. The great thing about hosting a contest is that you can come up with the rules. You can say that in order to enter they must hashtag their friends in the comments below and make sure to follow your account.  Here are 5 tips to help your Instagram contest excel.

Research

Always remember to do a little research on your audience to find what they like and are into. It changes and will always change so remember to try and stay as relevant as possible with your audience. You can even go through your old photos and look at which photos got the most likes and comments and which got the least amount of interaction. You can then create a new strategy to incorporate more of the photos your Orlando Instagram followers will like.

Creating an organic following on Instagram is not as daunting as you may think. Be committed to sticking to what works best for your company and your social media coordinator. Follows these tips and your followers will increase before you know it! Remember what makes you different from the rest and run with it. We did!

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