6. Promote Yourself on Other Platforms
A great way to make yourself known on Instagram is to promote yourself on all your other social media platforms, which might include Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Snapchat and Instagram just to name to most common ones.
You may not see the point of doing this, but it's super effective for gaining followers and increasing your popularity online as you're giving everyone the chance the follow you on every social media platform possible.
Also, chances are that if people like your content on Instagram or Snapchat, they will probably have a look at your other accounts and follow you there, too!