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The Most Highly Engaged Instagram Creators You Should Know About

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The days of evaluating how “influential” Instagram accounts are based on the number of followers they have are slowly but surely coming to an end.

An Instagram account’s engagement (= average number of likes per post/total followers) is a much more effective metric to evaluate what percentage of the people who follow that account actually care about their content. The higher the engagement, the more influential an account is, in comparison to other accounts with similar follower numbers within a similar category.

But who are the most highly engaged Instagram accounts out there? Why are they so engaged? What do they do to get such high engagement?

Source: The Most Highly Engaged Instagram Creators You Should Know About | Week of December 4th, 2017

How to Build Brand Loyalty on Instagram

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Authentic interactions on Instagram (and other social media channels) build trust and contribute to long-term loyalty. Personal messages, frequent interactions, and a word-of-mouth engine can all strengthen your customer relationships over time. If you communicate well, Instagram can be the key to building a thriving customer network — starting with one person at a time. Here are our guidelines for building valuable customer relationships on Instagram.

Source: How to Build Brand Loyalty on Instagram

3 Tricks to Become an Instagram Influencer

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One of the industries that has been most radically changed by Instagram is also the least talked about one: the modeling industry. Three years ago, models had almost no power. They were largely at the mercy of modeling agencies — Instagram changed that.

Source: 3 Tricks to Become an Instagram Influencer | Entrepreneur.com

When Is the Best Time to Post on Instagram in 2018? [Cheat Sheet]

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To build a sizable Instagram following, you need to create compelling content that your audience actually craves. But if you don’t post your content at the right time, most of them will never see it. So how do you figure out the optimal post time for your specific audience? The best way to find an ideal posting time is by testing the timing of your posts to see which post time generates the most audience engagement…

Source: When Is the Best Time to Post on Instagram in 2018? [Cheat Sheet]

How True Is The Entrepreneur Life You See On Social Media?

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If you search ‘entrepreneur’, ‘founder’ or ‘startup’ on Instagram, what do you see? Or more to the point, what do you not see? There is no tears. No late nights. No signs of panic. No empty bank accounts.

Instagram would have you believe that becoming an entrepreneur, and indulging in some #entrepreneurlife, means the following.

Source: How True Is The Entrepreneur Life You See On Social Media?

How the Instagram Algorithm Works and What You Can Do About It

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Instagram wants to show you content that delights you because delightful content will keep your attention on the app for longer and increase the likelihood of you coming back to the app more often. Your attention is what they sell to advertisers to make money, so every single part of the app is designed to maximize the attention they get from you, and their algorithm is no different.

Source: How the Instagram Algorithm Works and What You Can Do About It

A Quick Guide to IGTV [Infographic]

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If you are looking into it, this new infographic from milkwhale will help – they’ve broken down all the key IGTV elements, including what it is, how to use it and what you should consider uploading to the platform.

Source: A Quick Guide to IGTV [Infographic] | Social Media Today

6 Instagram Apps To Grow Your Following

Growing on any social platform is always difficult, social media is a competitive landscape where everyone is battling for attention. For you to have any chance of gaining traction, you need to find new ways to stand out in this noisy landscape. Some of the best ways to do this is one be creative with your content, two find your best times to post. Three having a way of knowing which posts has the highest chances of performing well.

Source: 6 Instagram Apps To Grow Your Following – Len Gordon – Medium

The Real Way to Build a Massive and Engaged Social Following

Do you get the feeling that the world of social media is experiencing a big shift? For example, Instagram content has become so repetitive that a styled photo isn’t enough to stand-out anymore.

It feels like power is flowing back to those influencers who created, or are creating, a real following of engaged users. This shift will mean that the engagement of one’s account is more important than the size of its following.

Now that the Instagram robots are virtually marginalized and the “growth hack” tips and tricks are obsolete, how do you build a massive following of users who are actually engaged? I don’t have the answer, so I interviewed someone I know who does: Matt Gottesman of Hustle & Deal Flow.

Source: The Real Way to Build a Massive and Engaged Social Following | Inc.com

The Most Highly Engaged Instagram Creators You Should Know About

“The days of evaluating how “influential” Instagram accounts are based on the number of followers they have are slowly but surely coming to an end.”

An Instagram account’s engagement (= average number of likes per post/total followers) is a much more effective metric to evaluate what percentage of the people who follow that account actually care about their content. The higher the engagement, the more influential an account is, in comparison to other accounts with similar follower numbers within a similar category.

Source: The Most Highly Engaged Instagram Creators You Should Know About