1. Ask, don’t take:
Saw a photo that features your product or location and you want to share it? Take this opportunity to engage with the person who posted the image.
- Like their post.
- Comment on the post saying that you like it.
- Send them a message asking if you could regram it to your audience, with credit of course.
- When sharing, tag the owner of the photo in your comments.
2. Be social:
True story: Instagram is a social media platform. So, perhaps you should consider the “social” part. Rather than only broadcasting your images, take the time to like and comment on other accounts.
Have people commented on your photo? Reply to them and/or like their comment.
4. Don’t be creepy:
This should be obvious, but people and businesses are still acting in creepy ways. For instance: Liking photos from 6 months ago, sending message requests that only say “hey” or “what’s up,” and making comments on photos that don’t make any sense. Don’t do that.
5. Remember who you are:
Manage several Instagram accounts like I do? ALWAYS remember to check which account you are posting, commenting and liking from.