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How to advertise on Instagram for free

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How to advertise on Instagram for free: You’ve been creating an account for some time Instagram to publish content that relates to your interests and passions. However, despite your considerable efforts, the posts and stories you publish don’t seem to have particular appeal to users, and therefore followers are struggling to grow.

How do you say? This is exactly how things are and, for this reason, you wonder how to advertise on Instagram for free? You would like to promote some of your posts or stories, but since you don’t intend to spend money to do so, are you wondering how to do it at no cost? In this case, do not worry: in the next chapters of this guide of mine I will give you several tips in this regard.

So if you can’t wait to find out more now, I suggest you take just a few minutes of free time and sit down comfortably. Read carefully the advice I am about to give you and put it into practice. You will see that with a little patience, putting in a lot of effort and perseverance, the results will come. That said, all I have to do is wish you a good read and a big good luck for everything!

Preliminary information

Since you wonder how to advertise on Instagram for free I must first of all informed that the possibility of sponsoring a content on Instagram is a feature of the social network that can only be used for a fee and, therefore, you cannot advertise, in the true sense of the term, for free.

However, if you want to promote a content created by you for free, you can implement some simple strategies, such as those I will talk about in the next chapters, thanks to which you can increase the reach of the content you publish, in order to obtain greater popularity within the well-known photographic social network.

Therefore, to succeed in the intent you have proposed, continue reading the next paragraphs, to find out what are the solutions you can implement.

How to advertise on Instagram for free

Having made the necessary premises above, it is time to illustrate in detail what are the solutions, advice and strategies that you can apply, to increase the popularity of the content you publish on Instagram and, consequently, obtain a greater number of followers and likes. Good luck!

Create quality content

Create quality content

The first suggestion I want to give you is related to some advice regarding the need for constantly create high quality content.

Your main goal, in fact, must be to try to distinguish yourself from the numerous popular contents that are published every day on the photographic social network and that you can see, for example, through the section Explore Of Instagram (the icon magnifying glass).

To succeed in this intent, you must first know in detail all the features of Instagramincluding Stories and Reels, which are among the most popular content.

After that, in order to create high-quality content, you must also have the right equipment: for example a smartphone a high-level camera to be associated with apps that allow you to check the shooting parameters (for example Camera FV-5 for Android or Halide for iOS). Alternatively, I recommend that you consider purchasing a professional camera.

For the creation of high quality content, applications are also important (Snapseed for Android And iOS or VSCO for Android And iOS) or programs (such as Photoshop And GIMP) for photo retouching, thanks to which you can then embellish your shots.

If, on the other hand, you want to make videos, I suggest you edit them through the use of some apps (such as Inshot for Android And iOS) or through the most famous programs to edit videos for Windows, macOS And Linux.

For the creation of custom stories, however, you can use apps such as Insta Story for Android And Made for iOS.

Connect a Facebook page

Connect a Facebook page

Another tip I want to give you is to switch to a corporate Instagram account, by connecting with a Facebook page.

By carrying out this procedure, which can be carried out in the Instagramacting from the section Settings> Accounts> Switch a corporate accountyou have the option to link one Facebook page previously created by you.

As a consequence of the execution of this operation, set on ON the lever relative to the publication on Facebook of the contents published on Instagram (i post and / or the stories).

In addition, if you want to connect other social accounts, in addition to Facebookyou can do it through the section Settings> Sharing to other apps. In this screen, in fact, by pressing on the items Twitter or Tumblryou can log in to these social networks in order to activate simultaneous publication on the latter as well.

Tag other people in posts and stories

Tag other people in posts and stories

A good way to promote your content on Instagram at no cost is certainly to tag other people in posts and / or stories that are realized.

But be careful, you must use this tool with knowledge of the facts and tag only those people who are believed to be directly interested or in some way really involved in the content created.

That said, to tag a person in the stories Of Instagramall you have to do is click on the icon of the square smiley face, in order to open the sticker menu. After that, press the button Mention and type the username of the person to be mentioned. Finally, click on the button Your story to post the content in Instagram Stories.

To tag a person in postinstead, you must first type the symbol @ in the post caption, after which you have to write the username of the user you want to tag. Finally, click on the button Shareto publish the post on Instagram.

Comment on other people’s posts

Comment on other people's posts

Another solution that you can use, to reach a greater number of users on Instagram, is comment on the posts of othersto get you noticed.

Also in this case, it is a solution to be used with reasoning: for example, constructively comment on posts published by people you think are interesting, or interact with contents that concern topics of real interest to you; do not “spam” your content in a harassing way.

To comment on Instagram, all you have to do is locate, through the search engine of the photographic social network (the magnifying glass), the post of your interest. Then you have to tap on the icon of comics and, in the text field that is shown to you, type the text of the message. Finally, click on the button Publishto post the comment and that’s it.

Collaborate with other users

Chat on Instagram

Since Instagram is a social network and, as such, invites interaction between users, you can evaluate the possibility of collaborate with other people who publish content in line with your interests, in order to advertise and reach new audiences.

If you have identified Instagram accounts of people who share content similar to yours, offer them a collaboration, for example by publishing shared content in which to target each other.

To propose a collaboration to a user on Instagram, I suggest you contact him privately, in order to be able to expose your ideas in a confidential manner.

To send a private message, just press the button Message, in correspondence with the Instagram profile of the user to be identified. In this way, you will be able to view the text field relating to the private chat of the social network and, using the text field write a messagepropose your idea in writing.

Finally, when you are ready to send your message, click on the button Send and wait for a response from the contacted user.