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Top 10: Simple Tips To Up Your Insta-Game

Top 10: Simple Tips To Up Your Insta-Game


We all have Instagram right? But how many of us are really happy with how ours looks? Taking the perfect Insta snap is no easy feat. Not to mention the hashtags, the filters, the caption, the 'will it look good on my profile'? Too many selfies? Not enough selfies? It's stressful. # 1 0

D O   :   B E   C O N S I S T E N T

Pick a theme and stick with it.


# 9

D O   :   H A S H T A G   ( A P P R O P R I A T E L Y )

This means no #follow #followme #followforlikes.


# 8

D O   :   T A P   T A G

Tap tagging the blogger, brand or even your friends will not only notify them you've posted the photo but will extend the reach of your image by having it viewable in more than one place.


# 7

D O   :   U S E   C L E A R   I M A G E R Y

Resolution is important. There's nothing worse than a blurry photo.


# 6

D O   :   U S E   F I L T E R S   ( S O R T   O F )

If you're not being papped by professionals, you probably take your photos on your phone like the rest of us. That's where the filters come in. But don't go overboard. Tip: play around with the levels. You can adjust the filters as little or as much as you like.


# 5

D O   :   K E E P   I T   S I M P L E

You might have taken a million photos to get the end result...but you don't want it to look that way. Keep it fun and effortless.

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# 4

D O   :   I N T E R A C T

If someone has taken the time to comment on your image (or even regram it) make sure you reply. People remember manners.

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# 3

D O   :   C R E A T E   A   B A L A N C E

No one wants to a see a million selfies. A balance of lifestyle, landscape and inpso (plus the occasional selfie) will keep your audience engaged.


# 2

D O   :  T H I N K   B E F O R E   Y O U   P O S T

What was the last image you posted? Will the one you're about to post fit with the rest? If not - file it away. The time will come (and there's nothing wrong with a #latergram).


# 1

D O   :   H A V E   F U N

Social media has turned into such a serious business. Make sure you have fun somewhere in between.


Words: Stephanie Dugan
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