The photo sharing app recently announced they now have over 1 billion monthly users, with more than 70 million photos and videos being uploaded each day. Instagram is now the fastest growing social network, surpassing Pinterest, Linkedin, Twitter, and even Facebook, which is why we’ve made it easy for you to gain Instagram followers fast with an Instagram contest. In fact, research from TailWind found accounts that hold Instagram contests grew their followers 70% faster.
Popular Instagram contest strategies include asking followers to comment on a post to win, follow an Instagram account or tag a friend to enter. These are decent strategies to grow your account, but why leave all the action on one Instagram post? It’s much more beneficial to create your contest on your website and then use social media to promote it. You’ll be driving your traffic to your website and gathering valuable statistics. Plus you have the option of increasing email subscriptions, or building your Snapchat, YouTube, Twitter or Facebook account on the same contest.
Our friends at EnterTalk Radio, Mission Engineering and Pitbull Audio gained over 9000 new followers on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and their newseltters by using multiple entry methods with a recent contest.
“Ask your followers to follow you on Instagram to win your contest and we’ll keep track of all your contestants for you. “
Features of your Instagram Contest Include:
- Display your contest anywhere: Place your contest on your website or use our hosted page. If you use WordPress, our plugin makes running contests simple.
- Customize the layout: Choose from multiple themes, colour options, images, videos or style it with CSS.
- Follow multiple accounts: Add multiple Instagram accounts on your contest for people to follow. The more they follow, the better their chances of winning.
- Add points: Prioritize your entry methods and add incentive by including points to your contest.
- Send out invitations to your contest
- Statistics: Discover demographic and geographic information about your contestants
- Location: Target or block certain locations from entering your contest
- Contest Reports: Export your contest statistics at any time to a professional PDF
- Automatic winner picking
- Notifications: Send and customize notifications to your contestants if you choose.
How to gain Instagram followers fast with an Instagram contest:
If you’re looking to created engagement or user generated content try our hashtag contests. Simply ask your followers to upload a picture or video on IG with a specific hashtag to be entered to win. You can then display all the entries on your website, and easily keep track of your contestants.
- Combine Entry Methods: You have 30 different entry methods to choose from – add as many as you like!
- Collaborate: Benefit from the extra exposure you’ll receive through your partners. Check out this great case study to get inspired.
- Promote it: 19 contest websites who will promote your contest.
- Viral Share Entry: One of our greatest marketing tools!Be sure to add this powerful entry method into your contest
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