Instagram Explore Page or Search page shows you posts from pages you are not following but might be interested in. It allows to explore other users, hashtags, or posts that interest you. Did you know that an explore page is an awesome tool for promoting your Instagram page? It puts your post right in front of the audience who has shown the pattern of liking something similar to your post. This can drastically increase your reach. Specific algorithm tracks down what a user is interested in and offers similar content. That probably sounds pretty good but do you know how to actually get on Instagram explore page? Although there is no exact way to do it, here are some tips to increase your chances.
You should know your target audience and do everything you can to make them like you. Check your statistics regularly and know what works the best with your audience. They should be constantly following your updates, watch your stories, save your posts, like and comment you.
Tagging a location on your posts will help you reach local audiences. You can see posts based on geographics on the explore page, so always add one. If your target audience isn’t limited to your area you can add different location tags. It will also be an awesome idea to add a couple location based hashtags.
You should always use hashtags no matter what you post. However, you should be smart about them and show the sense of your post. Now you can even follow specific hashtags so it’s for your benefit to do your homework and explore the most followed hashtags.
Of course, you can just tag brands and influencers in your posts to encourage them to like you, however, this may just end up coming across as spammy. The more thoughtful way is to build long-term relationships by offering them collaborations and common projects.
One of the Instagram algorithms determines how often you post and how much interaction your posts get. You should build your schedule-specific time when you post content and go with it. The right time to post will be the peak hours of activity on your Instagram account.
All your posts and stories should contain a call-to-action (CTA) to encourage your followers to like and comment on your post. Regardless of what you were talking about in caption try finish it with a question so everyone can comment their opinion. This is also a good idea to add a recent post to your story.
You should constantly be working on increasing your engagement with your audience. Go on their pages, like and comment on their posts, answer their messages in your DM, like their comments – make them feel appreciated. This can also increase your reach.
Real active people will follow, comment and like your photos.