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8 Ways to Promote your LocaL Business on instagram


1) invoLve yourseLf, ParticiPate  Follow influencers and brands and join the stirred conversations, you’ll get an

opportunity to interact with the content produced by them.  You can actively join conversations happening in the comment section of your posts and offer your answer to questions, concerns, praise, and other sentiments.


2) rePost LocaL content  Routinely reposting of content published by local followers,

works. You can repost content published by local celebrities too.  Share content created by real people, it sets up your brand’s

accessible identity.  This strategy successfully creates a stronger reputation in the

community and also, saves you a lot of time creating original, distinctive content  Make sure to ask first and tag the user’s Instagram account.


3) KeeP a consistent Brand identity  All of the Social Media platforms including Instagram, there

should be a sense of consistency, in particular of your brand’s tone and personality.  Your persona should be similar on all Social Media platforms.  When interacting with the customers on Instagram, it needs to

support how it actually feels to visit your business in person.  If not, you may have underwhelmed customers. This brings a

disruptive customer journey


4) avoid BLanKet Posting  “Blanket posting is using the exact same message and content across

different social media platforms.”  The customers following you across multiple social media channels are seeing an exact same message multiple times.  Thus, it stops being appealing and starts being disrupting.  blanket posting can be done if in case your business is hosting a local event or releasing new products as you want more & more people to know about you.


5) focus on LocaLized HasHtags  By focusing on localized hashtags, you can optimize the local reach of your

Instagram page.  The strategy lets people in your area to hit upon your posts/business, using area-specific hashtags.  For instance, if you are captioning your outdoor photo, instead of using a generic “#nature”,use a hashtag that includes your location, like “#NewportNature.”


6) geotag your Posts  When you geotag posts with a location, users clicking on the location link

are brought to a map page within the app that shows them exactly where your business is.  It also shows other content posted from this location.  Though, it’s suggested to not to geotag your exact business location.  By geotagging, people can find your content when they are searching those locations on Instagram.


7) go WitH tHe trends  Use topics whose popularity you can leverage when creating compelling

Instagram content.  This works hugely as garnering local attention and ensuring that you’re

posting relevant and interesting content.  You can find trending hashtags, by paying interest to the news, local

events, and even community-specific holidays.  It’s really smart to follow other businesses, local celebrities, and other

community thought leaders as you get to know about trending and local keywords to use.


8) tracK & measure your efforts constantLy ď‚— Consumer attitudes and behaviors keep on changing. you as a

business/brand need to take care of your followers changing preferences. ď‚— Pay maximum attention to the content creating the most engagement on

your Insta page and investigate the reason of the sudden increase in likes, comments, and shares. ď‚— Seek for people insights as it is important; ask them what effort drew

them in, this will inform you of strategies that are working in your favor.


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8 ways to promote your local business on instagram  

If you want your local business to succeed on Instagram, you must take care of engagement along with followers, as this leads to conversion...

8 ways to promote your local business on instagram  

If you want your local business to succeed on Instagram, you must take care of engagement along with followers, as this leads to conversion...

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