Instagram marketing that works

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I have recorded good success using instagram for my business and was wondering if anyone has too...
Instagram is more than a fun, photo-based social network. It can help you promote your products or services, get more leads and generate conversions.


some basic tips to consider when getting started:



Add a Link to Your Website on Your Instagram Profile
Showcase Images of Your Products and Services

Use Text Overlays on Images

Use Clear Calls to Action in Post Captions

Add Relevant Hashtags
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex65
    HI
    Today the brands that use Instagram, do they simply want access to a vertical community, very large, loyal to the company and particularly strong growth. None for now is forcing the hand of photographs of the highest level. I believe that soon will come many other fashion companies and the latter could emphasize the importance of this tool....
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    • Profile picture of the author lucaspm98
      My main free traffic method currently is Instagram.

      I think it is severely underrated. Most people give up when they see there is no way to link to a website in a caption or comment, but it is fairly easy to just tell people to click the one link in the bio.

      The competition on Instagram between marketers seems to be much less, and casual users engage very well. There is also no weird formula like Facebook where only a few of your followers will see the content.

      Instagram is definitely a great way to build a brand, especially if there is a way to portray it in images.
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  • Profile picture of the author kimanierick
    Instagram has not been well utilized. any business would easily make it big by promoting their products on Instagram. I usually post very good pictures of my products , ensure they are attractive and convincing. I post my contacts and people definitely get to me and I have seen the results, first hand.
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  • Profile picture of the author Asadullah72
    Today the brands that utilization Instagram, do they basically need access to a vertical group, huge, faithful to the organization and especially solid development. None until further notice is compelling the hand of photos of the largest amount. I trust that soon will come numerous other style organizations and the recent could accentuate the significance of this tool....
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  • Profile picture of the author aznsparks
    I quite like Instagram, but you should definitely focus on building a big profile before promoting, in my experience. Since you can't post direct links, the clickthrough rate isn't great.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matt Feast
    Just out of interest ...
    Does anyone here use Instagram successfully to grow their business .?
    I have never tried it personally, but know of people who say it is effective ..
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    • Profile picture of the author mikeyman120
      Originally Posted by Matt Feast View Post

      Just out of interest ...
      Does anyone here use Instagram successfully to grow their business .?
      I have never tried it personally, but know of people who say it is effective ..
      Instagram is very effective there are loads of Instagram success stories online. I use Instagram successfully as a marketer where I grow my accounts to over 100k followings and then turn around and start using my account like an advertising platform and charge people for sponsored posts or as there called shoutouts. There are hundeds of people doing this on Instagram and loads of then are making good money selling shoutouts including me.
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  • Profile picture of the author A1 Maverick
    I am using Likelistbot which is really good and owner also sks for any recommended features to be added.
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  • Profile picture of the author mikeyman120
    Originally Posted by Bizzleh2o View Post

    Add a Link to Your Website on Your Instagram Profile
    Showcase Images of Your Products and Services

    Use Text Overlays on Images

    Use Clear Calls to Action in Post Captions

    Add Relevant Hashtags
    Great tips. I use all of these everyday. All are important ecspecially number 3 - Use clear calls to action in post captions. Just simply telling people to click the link in your bio will get you clicks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Adria Fontana
    Instagram is a wonderful social network that helps business to promote using the visiual content. Its a place for fun, capable of providing tons of targeted traffic. So you need to have a good Instagram marketing strategy to connect with your audience.
    Be creative with your photos.
    Be Strategic With Your Bio-Link.
    Take Advantage of Trending Hashtags.
    Use brand specific hashtags.
    Run Instagram content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nicole W
    I like instagram but I found that spnsored posts don't do as well as on facebook. So we will use instagram for organic traffic but probably not much for paid traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sam Bearfoot
    I like Instagram, I have a nice pot of followers over there but as yet I just dont see a traffic course from there and i'm certain i'm missing a trick or two...

    I've got all the basics covered, good bio, link thats relevant etc, frequent posting but nothing.

    I think perhaps it's just not my platform for business.
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  • Profile picture of the author mogulmedia
    Instagram is cool. So far I've found just being active in all ways (liking, comments etc) are good ways to attract natural followers...
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  • Profile picture of the author cd banzkz
    Hi there!

    To me instagram is among the best platforms you can use to market your products. I sell some of my pre-loved items myself and I market them on instagram. Here are 3 tips that you can use to attract buyers and to improve your marketing strategy:

    1. Picture Perfect
    The image that you are using must be of good quality. It has to be clear. Use the proper brightness and you may use a filter, just be sure that you've done the brightness fix before anything else, because most of the time, that's all you need. You don't need all those filters!

    2. Theme-o-matic
    If you do decide to use a filter, be consistent. You would want your buyers to remember your IG account or shop because it has a pink tint, it has some pastel colors, in short, it has one theme which kind of puts all of your products together.

    3. Timeless Pieces
    Don't flood! You will be remembered for flooding your viewers and they wouldn't want that. The key is to upload, then allow for some hearts for one product then you can upload another one. Also, be sure to be consistent with the quality of your products and uploads.
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  • Profile picture of the author james flynn
    Originally Posted by Bizzleh2o View Post

    I have recorded good success using instagram for my business and was wondering if anyone has too...
    Instagram is more than a fun, photo-based social network. It can help you promote your products or services, get more leads and generate conversions.


    some basic tips to consider when getting started:



    Add a Link to Your Website on Your Instagram Profile
    Showcase Images of Your Products and Services

    Use Text Overlays on Images

    Use Clear Calls to Action in Post Captions

    Add Relevant Hashtags
    Great tips indeed. A real game changer is definitely an attractive call to action caption. Videos and images attract everyone but dragging your visitors to the funnel requires a good sales pitch which is an epitome of good marketing.

    Cheers-james
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  • Profile picture of the author onehalf
    Instagram is a growing social networking platform that could help you showcase your products or services. The secret to instagram marketing success is to know the ins and outs of the platform and using the right tools.
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  • Profile picture of the author mrkhan21
    Marketing in IG is one of the best ideas you could think of. One very important tip though: Be sure your account is public. You can check that on your settings. It's useless to market with a private account.
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  • Profile picture of the author missmystery
    Post at the right time, in the right niche, to the right people. I got 4000 likes on a post from two days ago with posting at peak times for people who like my niche, and the below.

    People like good photos. That's really all there is to it. Don't brand your photos obviously, it makes them look cheap. don't cloud them with silly sparkles and things. Just post or re-post good photos.

    Tagging, hashtags, and syndication are in IG for a reason, use them. Good luck
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex Son
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    There is one smart move for Instagram marketing that is increase number of likes on posted content. You can buy instagram likes to increase number of clicks over posted content. By seeing plenty number of likes more people will visit your content.
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  • Profile picture of the author BeckettR
    Other than promoting your own products or services you may also promote the industry or the products of same interest range. This results in driving more traffic on the base of a genuine business which helps the user to have all the benefits.
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  • Profile picture of the author Olivia Bond
    I've been using Instagram as a main social media marketing platform to promote my small coffee bar. It works great for me. The key factor is not to forget posting photos on a regular basis. I even downloaded a special Instagram scheduler push.photo . The number of likes and followers has been gradually increasing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Neil Day
    I've used instagram a couple of times to try and help promote my products, but have never had any success. I tend to find the traffic really unresponsive even to general niches...
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  • Profile picture of the author ChristeenH
    Totally agree!
    Instagram is pure gold, but you need really to master it to get outcome that you wish for, also is good to use some automation tools to put that business on autopilot
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  • Profile picture of the author Soulstreak
    I personally prefer to spend as little time on Instagram as possible, unless I am looking at other peoples pages for new ideas/niches. It helps if you have a tool to help automate things.
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