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Instagram is home to more than 400 million active users.

It recently overtook Twitter, although the two social media platforms are way behind Facebook, which boasts of more than 1 billion users. Finding new followers on Instagram is not an impossible task. Regardless of the years, you have been in Instagram; there is no doubt that your goal is to get more followers. If this is true in your case, continue reading to learn how to draw more followers to your Instagram account.


Make it a plan to post as often as possible on Instagram. Learn to post interesting content that will draw more likes and comments. Create a posting schedule and stick to it. The schedule can be daily or weekly. Do it as often as possible to convince other Instagram users that you are active and an interesting person to follow. With such a schedule, your followers will know when to expect the next batch of content from you.

Users go through downtimes when they do not feel like posting on Instagram for various reasons. On the other hand, you should strive to be as different as possible. Try to post regularly even when not feeling like doing it. Users who follow you simply because of the similar interests that you both share will have no qualms about walking away when they notice the lack of activity on your Instagram account. Keep them coming back for more by posting often.


When uploading on Instagram for the first time, you might have no idea about tagging. This should not deter you from learning to tag all your pictures. Tagging increases the likelihood of ending up with more followers. Failure to tag would expose the pictures you upload on Instagram only to people you are already friends with on this social media platform. Tagging the pictures makes them available to all Instagram users, thus drawing more followers.

Social Networks and Trends

Make use of other social media platforms to find more followers on Instagram. To do this, you need to link Instagram with all your other social media accounts in Twitter and Facebook as well as LinkedIn. After doing this, every time you post an image on Instagram, it will be visible on the other social media accounts. The Instagram tags will also appear on the other social media accounts, thus attracting more followers your way.

Lastly, learn to take note of the hashtag trends. After that, upload an image that is based on the trends you just observed. An example of a trend is the POTD tags. POTD simply means Picture of the Day. Post your image based on these types of trends and see your list of Instagram users swelling beyond your wildest imaginations.