- Posted July 9, 2014 by
new york metropolitan, New York
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Instagram Technology Enables Ability To Buy Instagram Followers
Instagram has quickly become the leading photo-sharing portal for millions of users due to technological advancements by the company. Just last month, iReport announced new methods of reporting via the Instagram interface. These and other advancements to the Instagram platform have spawned a new era of marketing to the social media giant. This iReport covers the aforementioned advancements and the common mistakes being made in today’s ever increasing social media expansion by way of buying Instagram Followers for increased exposure.
It’s not enough just to buy Instagram followers in bulk to succeed with social media marketing today. Of the five companies we spoke to that sell Social Media services, three of the companies said that buying Instagram followers(or "likes") is vital to succeed in today's social economy.
One of those companies, Instabilify.com, went as far to say that some of their clientele include fortune 500 companies.
The many fatal Instagram marketing mistakes being made are far greater than just deciding whether or not to purchase followers for your personal or business Instagram account. But for the sake of not rambling on and on, we focus on the Who, What, Where, and How of increasing followers on your Instagram profile.
Making the decision to purchase Instagram followers (as much as you can possibly afford, as early in the process as possible) is going to give you a definite edge and advantage over your competition, according to Instabilify.com.
Instead, you need to make sure that you aren't guilty of making any of these Instagram marketing mistakes outlined below, or you can kiss any time (or money) you have invested in this incredible business tool goodbye. Each and every one of the mistakes outlined below are fatal, and can cripple your business faster than you could imagine. However, any combination of more than one of these mistakes will set you back farther than anything else – so do everything in your power to quickly right these wrongs and get back on the correct track.
Mistake #1 – You're content is BORING
One of the biggest mistakes that people make when they are marketing in general, but especially on Instagram, is publishing content that has absolutely no interesting aspects whatsoever. We seem to forget that we are dealing with the most competitive business environment in human history, a business environment that will eat us alive unless we are at the top of our game. Sure, making the decision to buy Instagram followers is definitely going to help you out – but you need to make sure that all of your marketing and advertising efforts on Instagram are exciting enough to garner attention and push that campaign towards viral status. If not, you may just as well throw your money out the window. It’s just not going to make any difference. Pump up the level of interest in your Instagram content, and all of a sudden you will begin to see just how effective things are when you take the plunge to increase the exposure of your Instagram account.
Mistake #2 – You're messages aren't targeted
The second biggest mistake that people make with Instagram marketing is for getting the value of laser targeting a message or content. Too many people out there right now are “broadcast marketing” – basically trying to cast as wide of a net as possible so that they can catch everyone and anyone as far as prospects are concerned. Not only is this a waste of time, but it’s also a waste of money. Your message is going to be ignored by the overwhelming majority of people that you market to with this approach, and those that would have been receptive to your marketing and advertising are more likely to ignore it as well just because it doesn't “speak to them” as well as a crystal-clear message would have. When you decide to purchase any advertising, you need to make sure that you are flooding each and every one of those new followers with laser targeted messages.
Mistake #3 – You are not building fast enough
Speed is the critical component that separates the Internet from all other marketing and advertising platforms, and is maybe the most influential reason behind why the Internet became so popular as a business tool.Now with the power of Instagram you can reach out and communicate directly with thousands and thousands of their millions, even) of prospects with just a single click of a mouse button – especially if you have already made the decision to buy Instagram followers for your business. But before you can broadcast that message far and wide you are going to need a solid base of Instagram followers already under your belt. After all, even the most carefully crafted messages that are sent out to absolutely no one will fall flat on their face while weak advertising campaigns will have stellar results if they are sent out to thousands and thousands of Instagram followers.
Mistake #4 – You're not creating a brand or persona
Lastly (and maybe most importantly), you need to make sure that you are creating a real brand and persona with your Instagram strategy. Just posting of any old pictures or any old content with no real focus on what it says about you, your products, or your services is a waste of time – and certainly a waste of any Instagram followers you have purchased up to that point.
For more information, contact the Instagram services website referred to in the report at Instabilify.com