With over 500 million active users per month, Instagram is a marketer’s dream audience. Indeed, 48.8% of top US brands are using this social media platform and the number is expected to rise to 70% by the year 2018. It would be hard to ignore this potential market for your product or service.  Growing your Instagram likes should be a priority if you want to see better lead generation.

It is possible to get thousands of likes by several ways:

1. Awesome content

They say content is king. Instagram is a visual platform, so this means posting high quality and interesting photos and videos.  Use imaginative captions and let your posts tell an interesting story. Make your followers keep double tapping by posting fresh content. Top brands using Instagram post 3-4 times a week.

2. Buy likes

Buy Instagram likes to grow your for better and quicker success. You can invest a few dollars to buy quality likes from a social media agency. You can get as much as 10,000 likes from real followers. This is a good return of investment for a marketing campaign. The catch is in using a social media agency that has a good reputation.

3. Consistency

If you are posting fashion pictures stick to it as your followers are fashion people. If you suddenly post a picture of a zebra they will put off your followers.  Develop a theme and grow it. Yourfollowers will keep coming back to your posts as they believe you are an authority. Use a consistent filter to develop your theme.

Be consistency in your posting schedule. If you have awesome content that appears every Tuesday, your followers will look forward to Tuesdays for your content.

4. Engage

Your followers will feel appreciated if you engage them. Like interesting photos and comment on good posts constantly. Keeping the followers engaged will make them more inclined to check out your content and like it.

5. Hashtags

Use imaginative and catchy hashtags. You can take on top trending hashtags and twist them to fit your post. If you are promoting a pizza discount you could create a hashtag like #lovepizzatuesdays. The trick is having a taking a trending hashtag and riding on its wave. Use the hashtags prudently as using too many hashtags can make look a bit desperate.

6. Explore tool

The explore tool allows you to find posts and photos that are outside your influence. You can engage with Instagram users other than your followers. This will give your posts more visibility and increase likes.