How to Become an Instagram Influencer and Earn Big
So you’re interested in learning how to become an Instagram influencer? Influencers on Instagram, such as Huda Kattan, are worth millions of dollars and have used their following to establish lucrative businesses.
Huda is, of course, only one of many influencers who have collected millions of dollars, but how did she achieve it? When you look at the Instagram ‘rich list,’ you’ll notice that superstars such as Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Kylie Jenner charge nearly a million dollars for each Instagram post they make about their sponsors.
It’s less about their Instagram influencer status and more about them being well-known celebrities in general that allows them to charge so much.
The rest of us on Instagram will never be able to charge such exorbitant fees based only on the size of our Instagram following. Many Instagram influencers, on the other hand, have been able to leave their day jobs and pursue their mini-celebrity status full-time.
In this article, I’ll walk you through a step-by-step process to help you become an Instagram influencer from the ground up. That’s correct, you don’t need an Instagram following to thrive here. Let’s get going.
Sign up on Instagram:
I doubt anyone looking for information on how to become an Instagram influencer doesn’t already have one.
But, hey, I promised you that I’d teach you how to become an Instagram influencer from the ground up.
So, naturally, the first step is to open an account.
It’s not complicated. If you have an Android device, go to this link, and if you have an iPhone, go to this link.
You can sign up with your Facebook account or directly with your cell phone number or email address after downloading the app.
You’ll also be asked to choose a username at this point. Do so with caution, as this will be the handle that you will promote.
Here are some tips for choosing a decent username:
Your complete name is the first (and best) option. There are several reasons why I believe it is the greatest. For starters, it lends credibility. Fake accounts and questionable information exist on the internet.
People are more likely to believe anything that comes from a real person than something that comes from someone hiding behind obscurity.
We’ll go through how to choose a specialty later in this post, but if you’ve already decided on a topic, you can choose a username that corresponds to it.
However, only if you also possess a website with the same name is this a decent idea. This way, you may write in-depth posts about the subject on your blog while also providing visuals and other relevant information on your Instagram page.
Make sure that any username you use does not come across as spammy or salesy.
Pick a Niche
It is vital to highlight that an influencer’s success is not determined by the amount of followers they have.
Your follower count does, after all, matter. However, from a business standpoint, that is not the most important criterion for an effective influencer.
Instead, a good influencer is someone who is well-known in a very specific specialty.
Here’s why: attracting a large audience is not difficult. There are numerous tools available online to assist you in increasing your following.
The issue is that you aren’t the only one who uses such techniques to increase their Instagram following. Many more are following in their footsteps.
When a company wants to employ Instagram influencers to promote a product, they usually choose people whose viewership closely matches your target demographic.
Otherwise, they risk wasting money on a target population that is unlikely to convert.
Learn Photo and Video Editing
Being good with images and videos is one of the most basic requirements for gaining a large Instagram following. Sure, Instagram gives you the essentials, such as filters and captions. However, if you want to stand out from the crowd on Instagram, you’ll need to learn how to take good images and videos.
Be Consistent in Your Online Presence
Consistently publishing content is the key to becoming a great Instagram influencer. There are several causes for this.
To begin with, your fans are not all online at the same time. You can reach out to your followers at different times of the day by publishing material throughout the day.
Second, when determining the prominence of your posts, the Instagram algorithm considers a variety of parameters. This comprises post recency (how recently your material was published), post engagement (how well your post was received by the first few individuals who saw it), and previous interactions (how well were your earlier posts received by the specific follower).