How to succeed at Instagram for business – 10 power tips from the pros!

29 Comments
  1. Geeky Daddy 2 months ago

    This list is a tremendous resource. My instagram seemed to plateau shortly after I started my blog and I was looking for some best practice techniques to increase my presence. Thanks

  2. Nadya 3 months ago

    Awesome article with so many great ideas! 🙂

  3. Lisa 3 months ago

    Awesome ideas! I’m totally bookmarking this article and will come back to it to take notes. I’m really trying to amp up my IG to drive traffic to my blog. 🙂

  4. You’ve provided some really awesome tips here! I use a decent amount of the tips mentioned on this list, and this article has given me even more ideas to level up my Instagram strategy. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Carrie 3 months ago

    These are great tips. I have been feeling a little lost with Instagram, and this post has been helpful! 🙂

  6. This information was just powerful, I recently started my own business so it is coming at the very right time! Thank you so much

  7. Mallory Phillips 2 years ago

    Awesome! I love all the tips and the outside sources you quoted! Helpful.

  8. saniya puri 2 years ago

    This is amazing. Thanks for the ideas. I am going to try it all.

  9. adam wisnewski 2 years ago

    Wow, very comprehensive and very helpful, thank you!

  10. Milan Tesic 2 years ago

    You shared some great tips with us. People need to understand that growing a following is not just about numbers, but it’s mainly about how engaged are your followers.

    I checked that Earth Love, and saying that they have 17% engagement is ridiculous. With around 3300 followers they average around 120 likes and some comments. There is one image with 2000 likes, but it is only one spike that disrupts engagement calculator.

    There’s a lot to learn about Instagram and not all advice can be applied to every account. Some businesses have offices and employees and some only have one person.

    I disagree with throwing contents to increase the number of followers, since people will follow your account only for freebies.

  11. Jodi Graham 2 years ago

    WOW thanks for this super comprehensive post and all the detail! IG is a tricky beast, LOL, and these tips are so helpful. I always respond to those bot comments, and try to be a little cheeky in the process, heehee!

  12. Kelly Bonanno 2 years ago

    Lots of helpful tips here. It’s so important to give value and not just being selling all the time. I find the follow/unfollow game that many accounts do just to bait you into following them is very inauthentic.

  13. Lee Munch 2 years ago

    IG is very important and I have been slow in the uptake. Thank you so much for the great post – very timely for me!

  14. Alina Vincent 2 years ago

    Great strategies. I’ve never used Highlights before… looking forward to trying it out.

  15. Susan Berland 2 years ago

    Excellent ideas. I’ve been using Instagram for engagement primarily and have not even considered changing to a business account. A lot to think about here.

  16. Alyssa Dawson 2 years ago

    These are great tips! I need to be better about my scrolling and find myself being active with engagement instead of being wasteful with my time.

  17. Joanna 2 years ago

    I find it so hard to grow on Instagram lately. It’s like for each follow you gain, you lose 5, no matter how professional and high quality your content is, no matter how much you engage.

  18. These are wonderful tips! I really have to up my Instagram game…

  19. Preet 2 years ago

    I am not really into IG though I know how it works This is such a great resource on how I can grow my business using IG.

  20. Rebecca Sanchez 2 years ago

    Just a post I needed today. Recently I started my business, together with it I create an IG account. I know that this could be a big help but I don’t know where to start. Thank you for sharing.

  21. Alexandra Cook 2 years ago

    As I started my business using Instagram it was not as good. But then I found out how IG stories can be very useful.

    • Pooja Krishna Author
      Pooja Krishna 2 years ago

      That’s great! What kind of stories do you think work the best for your brand?

  22. Clare Minall 2 years ago

    This is such a great and very informative post. This could be a big help especially for those planning to sue IG as part of their business.

  23. GiGi Eats 2 years ago

    HUMANIZING YOUR BRAND IS THE MOST MOST MOST MOST MOST important thing ever!!! If you don’t then no one will be able to relate to you and/or your brand and then well, you’re not going to make any sales because you won’t have a connection!

    • Pooja Krishna Author
      Pooja Krishna 2 years ago

      Totally true! Authenticity works for most aspects of business!

  24. Erin 2 years ago

    These are great tips. I love the idea of making it into a game!

    • Pooja Krishna Author
      Pooja Krishna 2 years ago

      Thanks Erin,
      Do share if that is something you try!

  25. I have not gotten on Instagram yet. I just recently created my profile 🙂

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