To increase your potential, you need to pursue yourself for the new challenges. That will help you to improve your skills so that you could be able to perform better than your previous performance. Being on Instagram is not any different from that. If you want to gain more engagement on Instagram, then you should face challenges to improve your skills and creativity while posting on Instagram.
Nowadays, Instagram challenges have become the top source of engagement. Most of the audience to like to participate in such activities. In such a case, you can also host challenges based on posting photos, creating hashtags and stories. That way, you could also be able to build a strong presence on Instagram.
Here are shown the 8 Instagram challenges facing which you can grow your engagement:
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Instead of hosting a challenge on own, you can for group partners to hose your challenge on Instagram. That way, you could be able to connect with more people. Members of the group can share the influence so that you can drive more participants for your challenges. It will help you to build a community with a rich flavour of creativity and style. Not to mention that you might be able to gain more followers on your Instagram account.
Selection of Good Titles and Hashtags
We usually use titles and hashtags on Instagram posts to give information regarding the published photos. It also helps your viewers to find your content on Instagram. Your title needs to be eye catchy, and it should have the potential to lure potential participants on your challenges. Using popular hashtags, you can increase the engagement of the audience on your platform. However, hashtags need to be relevant to the subject of your contest.
Simple Prompts for Challenges 🚦
Prompts are like notification for your viewers, which would help you to direct the participants to your challenges. Just like in hashtags, your prompts should be open-ended so that it allows the contestants to explore creativity in their content. With simple prompts, you could be able to attract more audience to your contest.
Long Run Challenges 🏃
Time surely flies faster than you can imagine. While you can also create photo diary challenges where you can share images of a day, a week, a month or a year. Long run challenges can surely help you to increase creativity. As time passes, you could be able to improve your posting style and improve the aesthetic ratio of your Instagram feed. By showing your improvement into the form of day-to-day photo diary, you can also engage with other Instagrammers who want to enhance the quality of the photos on their Instagram feed.
Manageable Time Length 📏
Even, if you would like to run long challenges on Instagram, after some time there is a possibility that your audience might lose their interest. While you need to make sure to manage the time length efficiently so that it would not be long enough to become a daily chore and it shouldn’t be so short to be unmemorable.
Instagram Story Challenges
Nowadays, stories are the trendiest way to communicate on Instagram. While conducting the Instagram story challenges, you could be able to attract more views on your content. Stories would also help you to increase the visibility of your newsfeed content. According to the Instagram algorithm, everyday people would like to watch stories 250 million times a day. By conducting an Instagram story challenge, you could be able to increase your engagement by two-fold.
Invite Your Followers and Others
Before starting a challenge on Instagram, you can invite your followers to participate in it. While you can directly send direct messages to the people, who are following you on Instagram.
You can also ask for the email contacts of the audience by generating cookies on your website or blogs. That way, you could be able to contact more people to join your contest on Instagram. You can also invite people through blogs and email newsletter. However, to ensure the engagement, it is better for your audience personally.
Interact with Participants
The best part of the challenge is the interaction between the host and participants. As a host, you could be able to connect with more people, and it would also help you to grow your influence on Instagram. You can also comment on the post of participants.
To interact with multiple audiences on Instagram, you can also use Socinator Auto Commenting tool. That will help you to interact with more and more people on Instagram.
How to Auto-Comment on Instagram using Socinator?
Step 1: Download and install the latest version of Socinator.
Step 2: Login to its dashboard.
Step 3: On the left side, you will find the account manager option. Click on that.
Step 4: Here, you will find the accounts which you have already added on Socinator while you can add a new Instagram account by clicking on the Add Account button.
Step 5: Now, you need to right-click on your Instagram account and then go to tools. It will take you to the account configuration screen.
Step 6: Here, you can see the activities on your Instagram account, which you can automate through Socinator.
Step 7: You will find the comment option at the top of the page. Click on comment tab.
Step 8: Here, you will find several configuration categories. Based on the search queries types, you can target your comments on Instagram.
Step 9: There you have the option of different query types from where you can choose the option to target comments based on location hashtags, someone’s followers, someone’s following posts, etc.
Step10: From here onward, you can easily target comments on the multiple Instagram post.
To get more information regarding, “How to auto-comment using Socinator?” you can check this video.
Participate Yourself 🙋
Your content is the key to gain more engagement on Instagram. While you can also take part in it to encourage other people to jump in your challenge. By participating you can also directly interact with other Instagrammers. That will help you to connect with more people and you could also be able to gain more followers.
These are the ways which you can following which you can host the best photo or story challenges on Instagram. It will not only help you boost your creativity, but it will also sharpen your posting style with aesthetics. So that you could be able to gain more engagement on your content.
So go on and host your own Instagram challenge!!