My journey with Instagram begun when I started dropshipping. I had a dropshipping store where I was selling home products. At the time I used to use Facebook ads to promote my store until I found out about influencer marketing.
I started reaching out to many influencers to promote my product on IG and after trial and error I found the perfect influencer. Before this I spent a lot of money paying influencers and I was getting no results. I found out later on that most influencers accounts were just filled with bot followers.
So I started doing my research and by this time I was able to tell the difference between fake accounts from genuine accounts. This is when I found the perfect influencer for my store.
I started seeing the results and after seeing the power of IG I decided I wanted to buy my own account.
I reached out to influencers with the genuine accounts without bots. And I was shocked by the response. 90% were not interested in selling despite any offer because that was their main source of income.
So I decided to grow my own account, I did my research and learned the most authentic way to grow your account with organic followers. Below is the list and I would say 4 is the most effective one.
- Post regularly between different times of the day.
- Don't over post
- Use all the features of IG. This includes reels, stories, etc.
- Follow accounts in the similar niche.
After applying these strategies I also developed my own follow/unfollow tool that did the rest of the work for me. 👉 Instagram Automation . By far this was the most useful strategy I found.