Let me just tell you that I put this off for a lot longer than most readers would have. I did this for two main reasons, well, three when you think about it. I was initially never into buying followers on Instagram because I was as poor as a church mouse. Of course, registering for an Instagram profile was free of charge, so no problem there. Secondly, you could just say that I was developing into something of a purist. And I wanted to be as independent as possible, always making progress through my own good and hard work. The purist ideology, in part, influenced my hesitancy in buying followers as opposed to letting them grow organically over time.
Purist my eye. I was as ignorant as an ignoramus. Purchasing Instagram followers costs you next to nothing, and you can utilize bought followers for strategic purposes. These are not meant to be idle followers purely for show. Yes, people will see that you’ve got X number of followers showing on your account, and that’s great. It’s only half the story, really. It is left up to you to turn these followers into active devices. Feed into the perceptions people have over large numbers, forgetting that quality always trumps quantity.
So, howsoever many followers you have on your platform, just make sure that you’re productive and active. Depending on the kind of message you want to broadcast, and depending on the kind of commercial platform you want to launch, there’s numerous exercises that can be carried out across your platform and profile, stretching over onto other platforms. Take advantage of Instagram’s great tools, like the Layout app and Angles, to build your unique brand. Make sure you are using your links and landing pages to full effect.
Also, and this is the work I seem to enjoy the most, do what one notable influencer said; share the love. Sorry, couldn’t help myself. It’s really a nice way of putting it, especially when you’re in such a serious frame mind, trying to attract the notice of others. And once you’ve managed to achieve all of that, don’t for a moment think that you can rest on your laurels. The work is never-ending, I tell you. Anyways, once you’ve appeared to establish yourself amongst your new crop of followers, don’t forget to schedule in feedback sessions.
You’ll be setting an easy to follow or user-friendly set of questions for your readers and you’ll inbox each and every one of them. This is no laborious exercise because by now you would have pinned or tagged them all in. You need to do this, especially when you’ve got important announcements coming up. And they’ll want to be kept in the loop if they’re taking you this seriously. Yes, treat them seriously too. Do not take your followers for granted. They are your bread and butter at the end of the day.