If you haven't heard already, Instagram is one of the best places for businesses, entrepreneurs, and marketers to get super targeted traffic for any niche!
And as with any other platform, the developers around the world come to help us get our social media marketing game on.
Here are 5 Instagram Tools these developers bestowed upon us to level up our game:
1. Later and Buffer
Later and Buffer are both amazing scheduling tools for Instagram. Plus, they both offer a FREE version to trial them out.
LinkInProfile is the perfect tool for bloggers, shopify or etsy store owners, or any Instagrammer who wants to drive traffic to multiple sources on Instagram.
LinkInProfile lets you add links to your Instagram posts and send your followers to where you want them to go! It's perfect for getting someone to land on an individual product page directly from your Instagram post of that product.
Price: Free 30 Day Trial, $10 a month.
SocialRank is a powerful tool for managing your Instagram following. Their Free version allows you to filter your followers by any number of attributes including location, keywords in bio, hashtags used, follower and following count, and much much more.
Perfect for finding hidden influencers who love your Instagram account or to narrow down your leads based on your location.
Plus, their Market Intel version allows you to analyze your followers in comparison to your competitors, see where they overlap, and even show you by an individual basis the people you can target who aren't yet following you.
Price: Premium Version $49. Market Intel Version, Contact SocialRank for pricing.
Iconosquare is probably the best Instagram analytics tools there is. It can help you track your follower growth, the best times to post, who your top followers are, hashtag performance, and much much more.
Price: Starting at $4.90 per month
So of course I have to mention my own app Smarthash!
It's a simple and beautifully designed app that will help you find out which of your hashtags are actually influencing your engagement on Instagram. By split testing and analyzing the hashtags you use on your posts, Smarthash will show you via heat map which hashtags are actually getting you likes and comments.
Plus, Smarthash makes it even easier to copy and paste your hashtags by letting you save off sets of hashtags and letting you copy the entire set with one click! Now that's Smart!
Price: Free with Premium version
Instagram is a major player in the Social Media field, and with over 500 million users and better engagement rates than twitter and Facebook, it’s no surprise more and more businesses are starting to go all in on this platform.
These 5 specific Instagram tools will help anyone who's serious on doing social media marketing to level up their Instagram game.
Which tools are working well for your that didn’t make it on the list? I want to know!