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Are you a blogger or business owner? If you are, then for sure, you have heard of success stories of other bloggers and business owners like you in Instagram. So, you have also decided to make use of the said platform to take your blogging career or business to the next level and to help you out, below are the steps for you to take.
Choose a username and profile picture
If you can, try to use the name of your business or the name that you use from blogging. However, you cannot expect that your chosen name would still be available. In such cases, try to find a way for you to still be able to incorporate your business or blogging name. Use your creativity. You can also use of period to separate words or numbers at the start or end of your chosen username. After selecting your username, you can then upload a profile picture of your choice.
Complete your bio
Make use of every opportunity that Instagram gives you to introduce yourself, your blogs and your business. So, better make the best use of the 150 characters that you have to complete your bio instead of leaving it blank. Use as many characters as you can. It would also be best if you can include certain keywords that are related to your niche so that people would be able to find you whenever they conduct a search on the app using certain keywords.
Always remember that by just simply having an account on Instagram would not be enough for you to be known in the said platform. So, start posting content that can offer your audience value or at least, something that they can relate to. It would also be best for you to add high quality images and more than anything else, you should be consistent with the content or the things that you are posting. Also, see to it that you accompany every image with a great caption, enough to capture the attention of other users.
Engage with other users
If you know popular influencers in your niche or industry who also have an account on Instagram, definitely follow them. Also, if in case your post has something to do with your partners, you can also tag them in your post for who knows, they might repost it, allowing more people to be able to see it as well. Of course, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should only engage with known personalities in Instagram for as a matter of fact, engaging with other users may benefit you as well. Engaging with them may be a great way for you to earn their trust towards you and your business/blogs.
So, now that you have successfully setup your Instagram account for business or blogging purpose, you can start letting other people know about it. You can do this by sharing your Instagram account link on your other social media account, on your blogging site or on your business site. Don’t be shy. Share it in the comments here. 🙂