So I’m just sharing here my quick simple guide on how to grow fast to 10k without spending money.
I really tried to write it as simple as possible.
I hope y’all enjoy reading and using the guide!
Choose your Niche and Setup the Instagram account.
So that this journey won’t be boring I highly suggest you choose a niche you’re interested in and maybe got some knowledge about it.
As an example of this one I’ve chosen a basketball account. The more you niche down, the faster you’ll grow.
As long as your niche isn’t something way too unpopular.
I figured out that for most of the accounts a bio with 3 description lines works best.
Your bio should be short, informative, include emojis, and a call to action or something similar is necessary.
You also need a profile picture and because this is a growing free guide we won’t buy one.
Just simply create one with a free logo maker such as Canva.
Here’s one I create for this How-to in 20 seconds.
So now you’ve created your account and we can move on to
This is maybe one of the most underrated things but very important if you want to grow fast.
So you have to research a lot of hashtags. You want to have around 80 hashtags in the range from 5k to 250k.
You then want to use around 25 hashtags per post. There should be around 10 from 5k-50k 10 from 50k-100k and 5 with 100k+.
This will help you get some engagement on the small ones and then ranks your post more and more up.
For a more detailed version type in google: “Instagram hashtag ladder“.
For the research just head over to Instagram’s hashtag section and type in your main hashtag. You’ll then find more and more.
Type down all of them on your notes. This will take some time but trust me it’s worth it.
Get viral content
For this, you go to another (big) Instagram page in your niche and look at the posts.
You’ll figure out fast that some performers very well example 50k likes + lots of comments and some don’t 10k likes and few comments.
The ones with a lot of likes and comments are mostly viral content and reached the explore page.
I hope you get which one performs better.
To download the videos just type in your App Store or Play Store: Instagram reposts and just download one.
You now want to download and upload at least 9 videos/pictures.
You always want to write a good caption with a call to action such as tag your ball buddy.
So your account looks legit for the beginning.
After uploading 2 posts and using the Hashtag strategy I already got 16 followers without doing anything else!
Step 4 IMPORTANT
And no this works, most people just do it the wrong way.
You go back to your big niche account and now you want to search bad performing posts.
You go on the likes/views and start following those people. You do this because they are real followers of this page and really like the niche content.
This is really simple and effective.
But only unfollow the ones who don’t follow you back after 1 week. For this, you have to download another app called reports or Followers+.
So you can go ahead and unfollow people who don’t follow back.
Do not unfollow more than 50 people per hour.
Repeat steps 3,4 and 5.
Post daily at least 2 times and follow at least around 300 people a day.
After a few days, you’ll see more and more people following you.
And if you use the strategy correct you can get 2k followers real quick.
After you hit 2k followers more and more posts will hit the explore page and you’ll get a lot of followers real quick from this.
So use the hashtag strategy correctly and you’ll be able to stop following a lot of people daily because of your good content.
Be a part of the community and comment on a lot of posts and like followers post.
So your account is the go-to account in your niche.
I hope that you’re now able to launch your Instagram page. You’ve no excuses anymore…
I know I’m a bit late but I try it anyway: