1 / 7Load more
2 / 7 Update regularly, but never spamLoad more
Anything more than 10 posts a day will irritate people and make them “unfollow” you. But, too little and you gain followers very slowly. The magic number seems to be around five.
3 / 7 Don’t leave desperate commentsLoad more
Leaving desperate comments to ask people to follow you. This will only turn people off. You can leaving witty and relevant comments on popular accounts instead.
4 / 7 Organise giveaways or contestsLoad more
Do giveaways for your followers and ask them to promote your account to win the prizes.
5 / 7 It shouldn’t be your goal to have a big group of followersLoad more
Having followers is a bonus. You should genuinely want to share interesting content with people, and that’s it. If you set out to be popular, people can smell a fame whore from a mile away and they will shun you.
6 / 7 Post beautiful, cute or funny pictures that people can appreciateLoad more
Use apps to beautify pictures before posting. It also helps to have a good camera for these photos. Nowadays, a lot of cameras come enabled with Wi-Fi, allowing you to upload pictures directly to your phone wirelessly.
7 / 7 Don’t buy followersLoad more
No matter how tempting or affordable it is to do so.When you get found out – and you will – you’ll be so embarrassed.