I have only been using Instagram for a few weeks, but I really enjoy it. To me, it’s very similar to Twitter, only for images. It’s fast, it’s beautiful and it’s really powerful. As I am writing this, I have just been eating pizza at a restaurant. The pizza was perfect, and I decided that I wanted to share my wonderful experience. And it took me about 2 minutes.
This is the result I created with my iPhone.
I have been looking at various ways to get the most out of Instagram, and I have discovered five ways that works great.
1. Edit your photos with professional apps
Don’t just take a photo and add it to Instagram. Use a professional app to edit your photo. There are many awesome apps, and you can use any of the following to make the most out of your instagram pictures.
2. Create a photo collage
I always notice a photo collage, and especially if they are inside creative frames. There are many different apps that you can use in order to create the photo collages, but here are the two apps I know that works:
3. Add text to your image
I enjoy reading a message inside the photos on Instagram. Most of the time, I don’t read the text below the photos, but I always read text inside photos. So, if you really want people to get the message, you should use an app like Phonto.
4. Be creative and get inspiration
I started out using Instagram without looking at any photos. I had no idea what other users were doing. I just started taking photos and adding them to Instagram. After watching what others did, I started testing new and more creative ways to take pictures, and I added different styles and filters.
You can search Instagram for photos by using
5. Use Hashtags
Like Twitter, if you want more people to see your photos, you should add relevant hashtags. You can use two websites to find the most popular hashtags:
Your turn. Are you using Instagram?
Like I said, I have only been using Instagram for a few weeks, so I’m not an expert. But I really enjoy using it. I’d love to get some feedback on what you’re doing to get noticed and if there are any apps you are using to make your photos more creative and more beautiful.