This template is designed to help increase engagement on Instagram. The recommended actions below are included to increase your reach and collect user generated content.
Cross-Post Instagram Images
Use Instagram to publish your photos and then cross-post them to your other social media to boost engagement over text-only posts.
* +94 percent total views for all social media articles with images compared to text only.
* +98 percent Linkedin engagement
* +94 percent Google+ +1s
* +73 percent Facebook engagement
* +35 percent Twitter Retweets for photo links
Juicing up Instagram Engagement
There’s a science to maximizing Instagram impact.
* +38 percent for images with faces, +32 percent comments
* +30 percent engagement for images showing real customers using products
* +29 percent likes for high background space vs. low background space
* +26 percent for photos vs. videos
* +24 percent likes if blue-dominant image vs. red-dominant image
* +24 percent likes for light images vs. dark iimages
* +6 percent engagement Sunday (most used) vs. Wednesday (least used)
* +2 percent engagement using Mayfair filter (most used) vs. Toaster (least used). +6 Mayfair vs. no filter
* +1 percent photo engagement weekdays vs. weeknights and weekends
( Socialdraft.com )
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