Growth hacking has always been topical when it comes to digital marketing. When you are working with Instagram and trying to grow your overall brand presence, a growth hacking strategy is essential to success.
To be honest, I have always hated the term “growth hacking.” To me, the work hack means refers to shortcuts or cheats. The Best Bites Marketing / Trinity Web Media Instagram system is more of a strategy for growth and less of a hack.
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10/10/10 Instagram Hashtag Strategy
This strategy is proven and works for real social media growth. Do not use this and expect the number of followers or other amateur vanity metrics to improve. This Instagram strategy effects change within the parameter of the business that matters — engagement.
When marketing your products and services on Instagram use a tool like All Hashtag to begin your discovery. You want to uncover hashtags that have traction, that are authentic to your business and ones that really represent you as a whole.
Here’s where the 10/10/10 magic happens:
Select 10 hashtags that represent your image, 10 for your service and the remaining 10 should speak to your audience.
I live in San Diego, where there is a large craft beer presence. Also, we are a marketing company that wants to attract clients and get on people’s radar so here are the hashtags I would use for this image:
#beer #beers #beerporn #beerstagram #beergeek #beerlover #beerMe #beerlovers#beerlove #beersofinstagram #Food #foodporn #foodie #foodstagram #foodgasm #foodpics #foodphotography #foodlover #foodpic #foodart #foodlovers #SanDiego #sandiegoliving #SanDiegoLife #sandiegocounty #missionbeach #missionbeachcalifornia #california #californialove #californiadreaming #californialiving #californiadreamin
From there see what works, what does not and then how can we make things better. Review. Refine. Repeat.
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