You have read stories of how brands have used Instagram to promote their brands’ sales and engagement, but you remain skeptical if you would fine fortune if you try it. I am sad to tell you, you are lagging behind if you are yet to own an Instagram account.
Instagram was released in October, 2010. It is today available in over 20 languages. It ranked first in App Store in just 24 hours of its launch. CEO of Instagram is Kevin Systrome. Using it we can get much fun and adventure and knowledge and other phases of life.
What are the steps of creating an Instagram account?
- Download the app (Instagram). Just type the word ‘Instagram’ in your device’s app marketplace (e.g. the App Store on iOS or the Google Play Store on Android) and then selecting the search result for download.
- Open the Instagram app. To do so, tap the Instagram icon on one of your device’s home screens.
- Sign up by creating an account at the bottom of your screen. At this point you will need to enter an email address, preferred username, password, phone number. You are also expected to have a profile picture. While if you have an account already with Instagram you can just simply login with your account details.
- Locate friends to follow. After creating your account, you are provided with the opportunity of selecting friends from your contact list via your Facebook account or Twitter account. Or you make use of the manual search. Note that you will need to provide Instagram with your Facebook or Twitter account information (your email address and relevant password) before you will be able to select friends able to select friends from either of these platforms.
You can choose to follow suggested Instagram users by tapping the “Follow” button next to their name.
Following people allows you to see their posts in your “Home” page.
Select done when you are ready to proceed. Doing this will take you directly to your Instagram account’s Home page, which is where you will see, posts from the people you have chosen to follow. Now you can locate a community of your audience waiting for you to share your product.