All you need to know to grow your Instagram following fast!

Learn how to create the best content to drive traffic to your site, engage with your audience, grow your Insta audience!
4.3 (10 ratings) Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
149 students enrolled
Take This Course
  • Lectures 12
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works


Find online courses made by experts from around the world.


Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.


Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

This course is for creative entrepreneurs, small businesses and bloggers. Instagram plays a vital role in creative business and I will show you EVERYTHING you need to know to be a INSTAGRAM SUPERSTAR! I will give you an exact how-to guide on how I built my following by the THOUSANDS in just a few months. You will learn how to create quality content, use that content to engage with your audience and build your following FAST! I will provide you with foundational building blocks to succeed at attracting the right audience, driving traffic to your site and making you more sales through your Instagram account. My goal is that you find your own voice and speak it loud using this awesome social media outlet. In this course you will learn:


1. Create a compelling profile - your FIRST impression!
2. Brand your Instagram through edits, colors and hashtags
3. Create a style guide for your brand and instagram account
4. How to clearly show your skills/product in the BEST possible light
5. Create a unique hashtag for your biz/brand


1. What your audience wants to see (I will show you specifics!)
2. How to create a successful series
3. How to get big brands to repost your content which = +++FOLLOWERS!
4. My rules on how to make your photos THE BEST
5. Plan ahead for your content and schedule
6. My suggested APPS - for quotes, text overlays, and other fun stuff!
7. How to edit these photos
8. What, when, and how often to post - (this is an important one!)
9. Peak times to post your content


1. My hashtag rules!
2. How to create post descriptions that will increase your engagement
3. How to get your audience to engage with you
4. How to properly regram - and it's not what you think!


1. Shh! My secret formula (that's pretty much all I can say right now)
2. Following to follower ratio
3. My suggested app for tracking your following
4. Reading your stats


1. How to use giveaways to create buzz for your biz/brand
2. My specific DO'S & DON'TS of a successful giveaway
3. Learn from my giveaway failures, but most importantly successes

This course includes fun videos and slideshows. There will be tons of information so I promise to keep it exciting by including an occasional DANCE BREAK along the way. I have provided a course outline to follow along during the class. You will need a smartphone and the Instagram app for this course. I will show you everything else from A to Z.

The course itself is under an hour but you may need more time with each lesson as I cover tons of information.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a smart phone with the Instagram app, that's it!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • create a compelling profile to attract more followers
  • learn how to brand your Instagram through edits, colors and hashtags
  • create a style guide to keep your feed aligned with your brand
  • learn how to show your skills/products in the BEST possible light
  • create a unique hashtag for your biz/brand
  • learn to plan ahead for your content and schedule
  • learn how to edit your photos using my favorite app
  • develop your own editing routine
  • create quotes, text overlays and more with my suggested apps
  • learn what, when and how often to post
  • learn peak times to post your content
  • learn my hashtag rules - you MUST follow!
  • learn how to create post descriptions that will increase your engagement
  • actions to build your following organically and FAST!
  • learn a good follower to following ratio
  • track your following with my favorite app
  • learn how to use giveaways to create buzz for your biz/brand and drive traffic to your site

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for creative entrepreneurs, brands and businesses who want to take their Instagram to the next level and grow their Instagram following FAST!
  • This course is not suitable for people looking to grow their personal (not business-related) Instagram accounts.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Overview of INSTA WORKSHOP
If you are ready to take your Instagram to the next level, I will tell you why this course is vital to your business. Hear my story why Instagram has played an important role in building my business FAST! By taking this course, you will be able to speed through the struggles I faced before I create, established and followed my Instagram strategy. Let's get started!
Section 2: INSTA basics

I will walk you through step-by-step on setting a your Instagram profile to attract more followers. This is our foundation to start on.


Become an Instagram Pro and create an actual style guide to keep your feed aligned with your brand. I will show you a step-by-step approach to do this. This will help you keep you Instagram feed a cohesive masterpiece.


I will show you how simple ways to brand your Instagram to attract more followers and stay aligned with your brand image.

Section 3: INSTA content

This is all about defining your audience and target market. We will learn what content to create to reach them. I will also cover how to create a successful series and how to plan ahead your actual content.


You will learn my 3 rules on creating quality content. I will walk you through my editing routine using my favorite app. I will also share my favorite apps for creating quotes, text overlays and more!


You've learned how to create that awesome content. Now I am going to teach you how to post it. When and how often are key! I will also cover how to create engaging descriptions.

Section 4: Engaging with your audience

Here I will cover my hashtag rules! I will uncover the biggest misconception about hashtagging. I will also show you how to engage with your audience,

Section 5: Get a following
Get a Following - My secret formula!

Now that we are on our way to building our following, I am going to show you how to track that following using my favorite suggested app.

Section 6: INSTA giveaways

Giveaways are a great way to create buzz around you brand. I will show my tips on how to use these to drive traffic to your site. I will give you my detailed do's & dont's of running a successful giveaway.

Section 7: Conclusion - Last INSTA wisdom

Aww! I'm going to miss you guys! Here we will conclude the workshop. I will give you my last words of wisdom as you go out and use my the building block I have provided in this course.

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Jessica Safko, Social Media Expert & Graphic Designer

Hello! I specialize in visual branding and social media strategy for small businesses, creative entrepreneurs & bloggers. I have experience working with start-ups, large-scale companies, photographers, fashion brands, non-profits and business coaches. I have been a graphic designer for 5+ years. I design and own a visual design company in Los Angeles - Jessica Safko Creative. I know what it's like being a entrepreneur so I have a passion for helping people build their dream business encumbered. I have utilized certain social media strategies to grow my business FAST. I share these methods with my clients to help them create build their empire. Now, I LOVE using video as a medium to connect with YOU, my students to share this knowledge as well. I'm obsessed color, type and instagram!

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course