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11 Awesome Instagram Marketing Tricks To Help You Build Your Business

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Are you using Instagram to market your business?

If so, you may want to utilize some of these awesome Instagram Marketing Tricks to make sure you are getting the most bang for your buck with your Instagram marketing.

11 Awesome Instagram Marketing Tricks To Help You Build Your Business

Instagram Marketing Trick #1


Put an Instagram Badge on your website.

This allows other Instagram users to share your blog or squeeze page for free.


Instagram Marketing Trick #2

Add a signature file for every outgoing email.

For example, you can add something like this to the bottom of each of your emails:

“P.S. You can always follow my every move on Instagram at {{Your INSTAGRAM URL}}”.

Instagram Marketing Trick #3

Reply to Instagram posts in your niche.

For example: If you are in the weight loss niche,  reply to as many posts as possible within that particular niche. When you stay focused on that particular niche, you are able to maximize the results.

Instagram Marketing Trick #4

Brand your name first.

It is important to brand your name such as: JohnDoeFans.

This allows you to build your reputation as a public figure where you will attract loyal followers for your business.

If you are a rep for a particular company, it’s especially important to brand yourself, not your company.
For example: will be much better than

Instagram Marketing Trick #5

Schedule your posts ahead of time.

Use “ScheduGram” or “Latergramme” to schedule your posts on Instagram. This allows you to invest your time on building your business.

NOTE: Search “ScheduGram” or “Latergramme” on

Instagram Marketing Trick #6

Use your squeeze page (capture page) URL on your profile description.

This allows you to build your subscriber base from Instagram.

**Always remember that your goal from Instagram marketing is to build your list first.

Instagram Marketing Trick #7

Use to create professional looking Instagram pictures.


Canva is a free website that will help you create professional looking graphics quickly and easily. There’s even an Instagram selection to make it super easy.

Instagram Marketing Trick #8

Use images that show your audience the end result they want to see in their life.

How does this work?

If you are in the Internet Marketing niche, show them your lifestyle. If you are in the weight loss niche, you can show the pictures of before and after your weight loss, etc. By doing this, your audience will have the opportunity to start to TRUST you without even have to sell them.

Instagram Marketing Trick #9

Exchange your Instagram page with your friends instead of your phone number.

When you go to a party, a conference, a workshop, etc., give people your Instagram URL where they can get to know you better.

HINT: The Generation Y people no longer give away or ask for phone numbers. Instead, they will ask you for your Instagram profile.

Instagram Marketing Trick #10

Add an Instagram widget on your blog.


Use to display your Instagram photos on your blog. This allows you to receive Instagram traffic from both your blog and Instagram.

Instagram Marketing Trick #11

If you have nothing new to post, you can always post an image with an inspirational or motivational quote.

00001531With so many negativities around us, motivational quotes will attract your audience to follow you on Instagram.

There are some awesome apps you can use to create great quotes graphics… I used Instaquote for this one.

**In one of my upcoming posts I will be sharing my must-have apps for Instagram.

I hope these 11 Awesome Instagram Marketing Tricks have been helpful and that you will implement some of them immediately to grow your business.

And now I want to hear from you…

Has this post been helpful?

Do you have some other Instagram marketing Tricks you’d be willing to share?

Please let me know in the comments below…

Also, feel free to ask any questions you have, about anything.

I love comments and I love meeting the readers of my blog…. so drop me a line. 🙂

With love,


Amy Starr Allen





Amy Starr Allen

Founder of the Next Level Mastermind

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  1. Amy, thank you for sharing these great tips. I’m still learning the ins and outs of Instagram and these tips will really help. Much appreciated.

  2. Author

    I’m so glad these tips were helpful to you, Ralph. It’s my pleasure… and I look forward to hearing about your success with Instagram once you get it rolling. 🙂 xo

  3. Great tips! My daughter only uses her instagram handle as her signature for her other social media sites. She has a ton of followers ( age appropriate of course :))

    1. Author

      That’s awesome, Andrea. I think our kids definitely know more than we do when it comes to Instagram. They’ve got it dialed in. 🙂

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