10 Essential Instagram Marketing Tools

Have you ever used Instagram for social media marketing? Don’t have enough tools to use with this image-sharing platform? Can you do this with a little less work and a little more simplification?

Here are 10 tools to help you build your business with Instagram.

1. Tagboard

This tool tracks all trending hashtags. Using Tagboard, you can search any hashtag you like and find all the most recent public posts that used the specific hashtag from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine, and Flickr. You can also tag, tweet, comment, or comment on anything you want directly from the tagboard. The basic plan is free, but you have to pay for more options.

2. Simply Measured

As the name suggests, this tool is for measurement: an analytical tool. You can get a free report on the effectiveness of your audience connection, which photos are most appreciated, and how well you are performing on Instagram. The free version helps keep up to 25,000 followers.

3. Crowdfire

This awesome Instagram-compatible tool will help you keep track of your followers. If you follow a lot of people and want to know who your real fans are then you need Crowdfire to solve this problem. You can identify inactive followers, those who failed to follow you, and the right people to follow. This will help you determine where your best followers are and their Instagram habits (people who follow them, hashtags they use, etc.)

4. Iconosquare (formerly known as Statigram)

This is an iconic analytics tool used with Instagram. You can use it to measure important statistics related to your Instagram account. For example, you can see how many likes you’ve gotten on a photo, the average number of likes and comments per photo, the photos you liked the most, the follower growth graph, and more. This tool is used by thousands of brands including Coca-Cola, Ford, Nike, Starbucks, The Gap, etc.

5. IgerTools

This site contains a collection of tools you can use with your Instagram account. It currently offers a selection of seven tools with many different functions. For example, with Snap Widget you can show your Instagram posts on your website/blog. Keepsy lets you create Instagram photo albums, personal calendars, and more. All tools mentioned are free.

6. nstaFollow

This is a mobile app that you can download from the App Store or Google Play to troubleshoot your followers. With the help of this app, you can find interesting and worthy people to follow. The app uses a currency system to encourage users to find and follow people, as well as promote their accounts. The app has some features similar to Crowdfire, like tracking those you don’t follow and those you don’t follow.

7. Ink361

With this service, you can discover new friends and followers, connect with famous people, brands, and influential people, organize your account with albums and alerts, analyze its social impact, and much more.

8. PicFlow

RedCactus offers this tool to create collages and presentations. Includes a tool that lets you create video presentations. Just combine some photos, adjust the tempo, add audio, click between transitions and click on the message! It is available for free from the App Store, with some premium options.

9. InstaQuote

Do you like writing inspirational quotes? Here are your tools! Instaquote allows users to easily create text images, add text to a photo, and share quotes or thoughts in beautiful ways. The basic plan offers six free backgrounds and a variety of features. The Professional plan ($2.99) offers so much more. You can get it from the App Store or Google Play.

10. Post so

This is a tool to manage your Instagram account. You can schedule and schedule photos, videos, and links anytime and on any future date. You can also invite your team to manage your social accounts without worrying about password sharing or access issues to all your Instagram accounts. After a free trial, you will be charged $14.95 per month.