If you feel like your account growth on Instagram is "stuck," I promise you it's not the algorithm. Being stagnant or "stuck" on Instagram is a sign that something needs to change. The first thing most social media managers, influencers and businesses, in general, do when they get stuck is posting at a different time … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Instagram Growth Is “Stuck” (And How To Fix It)
It's a question I get asked at least once a week. Normally the person asking is skeptical. They understand that a big following is partially a vanity thing. It looks cool. Or maybe they know that people can buy thousands of followers on social media. I get it. Making an impact on thousands of people … Continue reading How Does A Big Instagram Following Make You Money?
This week I hit a HUGE milestone: 100k followers on Instagram. It took me exactly 18 months, 654 posts... and HOURS of work. For people that use Instagram personally, uploading takes less than five minutes. You pick a photo, crop it, throw a filter on it, a witty caption and boom - you're done and … Continue reading What Actually Goes Into Growing An Instagram Account To 100k
I have over 88,000 followers on Instagram and it took me just over a year to get there. I'm not a famous person. I'm not a big brand (yet). I've never been on TV (yet). I haven't written any books (yet). I'm not dating a celebrity. (And I never will!) So how the hell can … Continue reading How I Rapidly Built A Following On Instagram As A Complete Nobody
If you've ever blamed Instagram's algorithm for the lack of enagement on your Instagram posts, you may want to consider taking a second look at your content. This post breaks down the parts of Instagram's algorithm that you can control.
After getting super nerdy about Instagram growth, here's what I learned from growing my account to 15k and beyond in a year.