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  • http://www.iamrob.in Robin Solanki

    Hosting Contests, this is something new that I have learnt today, I’ll surely give it a try.

    • https://www.searchenginejournal.com Albert Costill

      Please do Robin. And, please let us know how it goes.

  • http://twitter.com/zacjohnson Zac Johnson (@zacjohnson)

    Great tips… I still have yet to do anything with Instagram :(

    • https://www.searchenginejournal.com Albert Costill

      Thanks Zac. There’s still plenty of time to jump on the Instagram bandwagon though.

  • http://www.myoptimind.com/ Jeric C

    We can also check what’s the Weekend Hashtag Project (#WHP) of Instagram where you can have a chance to get featured on their blog and get new followers. :)

    • https://www.searchenginejournal.com Albert Costill

      Thanks for the tip Jeric.

  • http://infotuck.com/ joseph101

    I have very less followers on Instagram :( .. i will try to follow your tips… thanks for sharing this..

  • http://splendid.net.au/ Peter

    I really like tip number 7, the one about the questions as the captions. I have never thought about asking questions there! It allows people to comment on my images and then I can reply to others. I also like the contests, I think these contests can bring in a lot of followers and likes which would be great for my instagram account.

  • http://seogeek.nl/diensten/ David

    I have been pushing hard to increase my Instagram followers lately but it is a slow game – much slower than Facebook I find. At best I am acquiring 3-4 followers a day.

  • http://www.chinabiohacker.com Randy

    Great article Albert! When I created a new instagram account, I did a small experiment on these methods to see which work best. Thought you might find it interesting. http://www.chinabiohacker.com/blog/instagram-hacks-how-to-get-more-followers

    • https://www.searchenginejournal.com Albert Costill

      Thanks for sharing your experiment with us Randy. That could definitely come in handy for someone who is just starting out on Instagram. Great work!

  • http://instagress.com Marina

    Love the post! I think that if you want to get a lot of new likes, comments and followers, you should be doing the same for others. The more active you are, the more exposure you will get.