Get ready to boost your outdated social strategy and use your Instagram at a full power for business, influencing, or monetization!
Violetta Rich
Violetta Rich
Beginner’s guide to using Ingramer to gain massive following

This is an untapped platform and is an ideal place for you to showcase your business, grow your audience and engage with them. But basic Instagram marketing methods (like holding giveaways and using ads) are not enough to put you over the top. Now it is time to get the most important experience of playing the Instagram game like a pro.

Master the modern tool of Instagram promotion – Ingramer.

Ready to get started? Here’s how to use Ingramer for business:

Selling or monetizing your account on this social platform is simple if your product or service reaches those users who are searching for it. Or to those users who might be interested but haven’t yet searched for it. One choice is to begin a promotion campaign that cleverly identifies your target audience, unconditionally reaches out to them, and gently convinces them to deal with you.

Robotization of all processes in the Ingramer service allows you to manage your Instagram account promotion seamlessly. Discover the power of your Instagram business, using all the modules of the Ingramer.

All professionals begin with a VPN.

A VPN (virtual private network) is a requirement to use when utilizing any robotized service. Using a VPN shields your IP, so your genuine geolocation is secure. This secret allows Instagrammers to evade the limitations of the app. We advise utilizing a VPN while turning on all modules like DM, Promo, Posting – any module where Ingramer requires authorization.

Start your safe target growth by turning on a VPN.

What is a VPN? This is a virtual private network that covers your IP and hides the traffic from your application or internet browser. The key is that the IP address in the application and on Ingramer is indistinguishable, and the IP that your device has can’t be the same – so using a VPN is obligatory for making a united IP for you and your robot.

Why is a VPN cool?

  • You can manage many Instagram accounts with one VPN.
  • With a VPN, automated promotion works much faster.
  • A VPN helps you to avoid getting banned by Instagram. The social media algorithm notices that you use automation of your promotions by finding out that your account management and the promotion activity are conducted from different locations.
  • It unblocks Instagram in your area. In some countries or organizations some of Instagram’s features are taboo. With a VPN, you can access the music feature, Instagram shops – or any other features banned in your area, regardless of where you are on the planet.

A VPN is an instrument that will raise the degree of your online security by encoding your data. Any Instagrammer who values security, regardless of whether they have anything to conceal, should always peruse the web with a VPN on.

So if you’re going to use Ingramer and promote your Instagram like a pro, you can buy the VPN subscription in your dashboard.

Any questions left?

How do I turn on my VPN?

After you request a VPN you need to log in to Instagram with it on the gadget you normally use for promotion.

Will a VPN work with any device I use for Instagram?

You need to download and empower the same VPN tool on every gadget that you use to sign in to your Instagram account. This will guarantee that each time you use Instagram, your IP stays indistinguishable.

What if two people manage one Instagram account?

You need to use one VPN for all teammates, and for all devices where your Instagram account can be opened up.

Can I utilize another VPN service rather than the one offered by Ingramer?

We strongly advise that you use the VPN service offered on Ingramer. This VPN is trusted and we are sure that your IP will be matching.

Step-by-step instruction of getting started promoting with a VPN.

  • #1 Join Ingramer.
  • #2 Go to the Ingramer Promo mode. Ensure your account has at least 12 posts already, and the oldest post has been published more than fourteen days ago.
  • #3 Buy a VPN subscription. After the purchase, guidance will show up on your dashboard. Switch the VPN on to permit more activities and avoid restrictions.

Fire up your IG with the Promo module

What do you need to get relevant followers fast? You need your profile to appear in front of the eyes of your target audience. That’s what the Promo module of Ingramer does.

Step-by-step setting up of this powerful but simple tool:

#1 PREPARE YOUR ACCOUNT FOR THE PROMOTION

Ensure your account has at least 12 posts already, and the oldest post has been published more than fourteen days ago. Refresh your bio – make it look simple and engaging to anyone who visits your profile. Pay a lot of attention to the last 6 posts in your account – they need to be fascinating to your target audience and full of useful and updated information.

#2 TURN ON YOUR VPN

Go to the previous section of this guide and get all information about the importance of a VPN for automated promotion.

#3 PREPARE A LIST OF RIVALS THAT YOU WANT TO GET FOLLOWERS FROM

Now you need to get deeper into what your competitors do on Instagram and if they are successful or not. Because you will steal their followers like a pro with Ingramer. You need to identify up to 50 usernames of competitors that own your target audience on Instagram. You’d better add those accounts that have a high engagement rate on the platform. This list will be used by the automation to crawl through and then show their followers your account – in their Story views, in their list of followers, in their likes, and more.

Do you want to find top competitor’s profiles on Instagram in a few clicks?

For this step we advise you to use Advanced Instagram Search. You’ll form a list of your target rivals in minutes – it’s simple and free with Ingramer. See how to do it in the Instagram Search section.

#4 CREATE A LIST OF HASHTAGS THAT WILL DRIVE ATTENTION TO YOUR ACCOUNT

Now you need to find up to 50 hashtags that your target audience is interested in (i.e., they mention these hashtags in their posts, or follow these hashtags, or searched for them at least once). You need to make a list of top keywords which will point the promotion robot to the audience that is relevant for your profile.

For this step we strongly advise to use the Hashtag Generator – a tool that has a database of 12 million hashtags. And obviously, it will help you find the most suitable words for this goal. Look at how you can make a brilliant hashtag list in a few moments using a professional tool in the Hashtag Generator section.

#5 DIRECT THE PROMOTION ROBOT’S POWER TO SPECIFIC LOCATIONS

If your Instagram account promotion needs to be tuned to specific locations (for example if you’re selling and servicing your clients in a specific geographic area) you can add up to 50 locations. It is a vital thing for those who need to concentrate their promotion power on specific places – you can add literally any location point here.

Add a list of restaurants that your audience may be tagging, or beauty rooms, or streets and squares they may be passing by – any kind of location that can get your target audience’s attention.

If you’re selling worldwide, don’t mention any locations here. Only if you need to get a relevant audience around a physical shop that you have.

Filters for hyper accurate targeting

Choose a gender of profiles you’re targeting. Add languages your audience may speak. You can even target the promotion bot to profiles with a specified number of followers or accounts they’re following (this feature may help you to exclude other shops or big influencers who probably won’t see your promotion activity as their page activity is overloaded).

Here you’re choosing a number of likes that the robot will put to the target audience’s accounts on your behalf.

And here you can enable Story views of target user’s Stories from your profile. It can look through 2,000 target users Stories a day. What a miracle! All of them will see your account in the list of viewers and may become interested in you immediately. Always keep in mind that every filter, like, or action that you’re adding here inserts one more action to the promotion robot algorithm.

Promotion robot working method revealed: what does it do and how?

Imagine this: you’ve set all your goals for the automated promotion on your profile. Your robot is now headed to profiles which have been searching for #silver jewelry, for instance. If you add more filters – gender and number of followers, for example – the robot needs to check these before making any action on your behalf, like story viewing or following.

These filters will increase the number of actions from your account. And since the robot must follow Instagram daily action limitations, this will reduce the number of profiles it will crawl per day.

So the best formula is to put as few filters and actions as you can, while staying focused on your main targets of promotion automation.

Direct messages automation for seamless communication

Direct Module provides the programmed sending of messages to your followers on Instagram. Here you can set up automated sending of:

  • Replies to any keyword used in the message to you from any Instagram user.
  • Welcome message to your new followers.
  • Replies to your Stories reactions.
  • Replies to likes of your posts.
  • Replies to Stories mentions of your account.
  • Bulk limitless number of messages to all users who follow you.

With this module you can automate your Instagram communication without a big support team. For example, you can quickly reply to something specific in users’ messages, like the keywords “collab,” “shipping,” “price,” etc. and make sure that no activity by users in your profile is ignored.

Welcome to clients who have followed you.

Nobody asks you to send a simple "thank you for following me." No doubt that message will mostly be disregarded. Nowadays it is an era of information – so your welcome message needs to be clear and informative.

Tell your follower what they will get from following you – what benefits and what treasures your account will offer them.

To set up a welcome message:

  1. Go to Auto-Reply.
  2. Choose Add auto-reply.
  3. In the upper left-hand corner choose Welcome message.
  4. Type or Paste the text of the message.
  5. Randomize your text to avoid being blocked for spamming. Please do not send links. If you are not sure how to mail out properly, seek advice from our support team at hello@ingramer.com. To create a template, you need to put it into figure brackets – {}. Type several versions of phrases, separating them with a vertical bar – |. You can create several variants of words, expressions, sentences. Also, mention the user directly using @username.
  6. Add an image to the message or one or two additional messages if you like.
  7. Tap Preview under your working field to see if your message looks good.
  8. Tap Save.
  9. Tap settings in the upper right-hand corner and add Language variations for your message. Paste the translation of your message in any offered language in the list. This will allow the sending messages in the language of followers’ accounts automatically.

Replies to keywords.

This is an automated answer associated with specific catch phrases that appear in a message of any user who messages you.

When you get a message containing a trigger expression, your inquirer gets a pre-assembled answer. The answers are dependent on trigger words. You need to enter keywords that you frequently get in Instagram messages, for instance, “cost,” “price,” “how much,” “shipping,” “delivery,” “size,” “collab,” etc.

Create a full and simple answer to any message with these trigger words – and your potential customers/followers will get an immediate answer.

How to set reply to keywords:

  1. Go to Auto-Reply.
  2. Choose Add auto-reply.
  3. It is by default set to “Reply to keyword.”
  4. Add keyword.
  5. Tap Add message.
  6. Type or Paste the text of the message you’d like to be sent in reply to a message with this keyword.
Randomize your text to avoid being blocked for spamming. Please do not send links. If you are not sure how to mail out properly, seek advice from our support team at hello@ingramer.com. To create a template, you need to put it into figure brackets – {}. Type several versions of phrases separating them with a vertical bar – |. You can create several variants of words, expressions, and sentences. You can also mention the user directly using @username. Add an image to the message or one or two additional messages if you like.
  1. Tap Preview under your working field to see if your message looks good.
  2. Tap Save.
  3. Tap Settings in the upper right-hand corner and add Language variations for your message. Paste the translation of your message in any offered language in the list. This will allow the sending of messages in the language of followers’ accounts automatically.

Replies to actions (Likes, Story reactions, Story mentions)

These automated messages will simplify your life and will generate the confidence among your active users that they are heard and seen.

How to set reply to actions:

  1. Go to Auto-Reply.
  2. Choose Add auto-reply.
  3. Choose reply to First message.
  4. Choose what you would like to message for: Likes, Story reactions, Story mentions.
  5. Tap Add message.
  6. Type or Paste a text of the message you’d like to be sent in response to these reactions, mentions or likes.
Randomize your text to avoid being blocked for spamming. Please do not send links. If you are not sure how to mail out properly, seek advice from our support team at hello@ingramer.com. To create a template, you need to put it into figure brackets – {}. Type several versions of phrases separating them with a vertical bar – |. You can create several variants of words, expressions, and sentences. You can also mention the user directly using @username.
  1. Add an image to the message or one or two additional messages if you like.
  2. Tap Preview under your working field to see if your message looks good.
  3. Tap Save.
  4. Tap Settings in the upper right-hand corner and add Language variations for your message. Paste the translation of your message in any offered language in the list. This will allow the sending of messages in the language of followers’ accounts automatically.

Bulk messaging to share useful information

When it comes to sending bulk messages, it is best to send a cordial message with helpful information. Don’t try to fill up people’s Direct messages with obvious sales or marketing content immediately. Just use this feature to share something really useful to your followers.

You can filter users you’re sending messages to in several ways:

  • By language. Ingramer’s AI perceives the language of the posts in their accounts.
  • By gender. You can stay focused on one gender with your mailout.
  • By number of followers. If the page has a large number of followers, its Direct is overloaded with indistinguishable messages. Don’t try to send a message to followers who are extra popular on Instagram.
  • By number following. An account following a huge load of others can imply that the page has a bot in place.
  • By number of posts. The more dynamic the client, the more chance he won’t put an attention at your activity on his profile.
  • By recent update. Fresh updates are proof that the account is alive.

How to set a mail out:

  1. Go to Bulk messages.
  2. Choose Start Campaign.
  3. Set filters – choose if you want to message all active threads in your Instagram or all of your followers.
  4. Tap New message.
  5. Upload an image you’d like them to receive with the message.
  6. Type or Paste the text of the message you’d like to be sent.
Randomize your mail out text to avoid being blocked for spamming. Please do not send links. If you are not sure how to mail out properly, seek advice from our support team at hello@ingramer.com. To create a template, you need to put it into figure brackets – {}. Type several versions of phrases separating them with a vertical bar – |. You can create several variants of words, expressions, and sentences. You can also mention the user directly using @username.
  1. Tap Preview under your working field to see if your message looks good.
  2. Tap custom filter. Choose number of followers, following, gender, and number of posts, etc.
  3. Tap Activate now.

Use Direct module as CRM for Instagram sales


Your active community is waiting for special offers. People who bought from you or are active with your content, or who have contacted you once for a question – all of them are hot prospects, and DM will get them engaged.

Open up your Direct module from a computer – you’ll get a full CRM system in your direct messages:

Mark your active followers/clients via labels. Filter your dialogues using labels. Create a Quick-reply containing the text of your deal you want to offer to the active clients. Add a shortcut. Start typing the shortcut and the full message with your deal will appear on the screen. Repeat for each member of the labeled group.

Use this strategy to engage with your followers, customers, and active members of your community. Distribute coupons and promo codes using DM from the comfort of your computer. Set labels for different marketing groups of clients or delegate clients to other teammates with labels.

Switch on your fantasy –- create a “hot clients” label, or “happy client,” “unhappy client,” “waiting to be answered,” “waiting for a size,” - etc. Maximize your CRM inside the social media platform

Set auto-replies for the labeled groups. You can answer automatically on the first messages from the special groups of customers. Thus, their messages won’t disappear in your busy DM. What you need to do: Go to the Ingramer Direct moduleAuto-replies. Choose Reply to First Message in the upper right corner. Choose the label you use to mark the desired group of users. Type your message. Add images and emojis.

How to set up labels in your Direct messenger:

  1. Go to Direct messenger.
  2. Choose any thread.
  3. Tap the sign near the account name of the user.
  4. Edit the description of the profile.
  5. Add any labels you need.
  6. Add notes.

Posting module

Make your Instagram Gallery much more lovable and increase the visibility of your posts!

Ingramer Posting Module will save your time by arranging and planning posts in your profile ahead of time. It empowers posting on Instagram from computer or smartphone or any other gadget.

With this tool, you can plan and distribute: Posts and Stories

How to plan and schedule automated posting

  1. Go to your Ingramer Dashboard and Posting.
  2. Tap Add content
  3. Upload a photo that will be posted.
  4. Enter a description.
  5. Add hashtags (we advise using the Hashtag Generator to add relevant hashtags).
  6. Click Autoupdate description if you’d like to have the hashtag set automatically changed at several intervals.
  7. Tap Publish now or set uptime of posting in the future.

Hashtag Generator

How about hacking Instagram and gathering 50x more impressions just by utilizing one straightforward technique? It is all about the Hashtag Generator.

There is no simpler or more coherent method to master the art of hashtags in 2021. Just type in one – and get 300 relevant words for your Instagram promotion in a few moments. Let’s see how to use it right.

How to find hashtags by photograph, URL or keyword(s):

  1. Type a keyword that is relevant to your account topic, or upload a photo you’d like to post with hashtags in the caption, or Paste a URL to a photo you’d like to accompany by hashtags.
  2. Tap Search.
  3. Tick the hashtags that are highly related to your account topic or to the idea of your post.
  4. Simply tap Copy on the box with ticked hashtags.
  5. Paste all hashtags wherever you like.

A little advice for using hashtags to the best advantage:

1. Use important hashtags

In some cases Instagrammers essentially neglect using important and obvious hashtags. They try to use only narrow, rare hashtags which are tightly relevant to their audience’s interests. We advise including wider, important hashtags as well as narrower hashtags. For example: common = #silverjewelry, and more targeted = #designernecklace925.

2. Don’t use only well-known, popular hashtags

Famous hashtags are used a huge number of times. Each new post with them turns into “one more among thousands” and stays on the top only a few moments. Try to use popular and broad hashtags 9-10 times per caption. Example of popular hashtags: #jewelry #silver.

3. Use all 30 hashtags under every post

Each hashtag is a chance to multiply your reach at least 3x times. Every one of them carries its own crowd to you. Give it a full play!

4. Refresh hashtags under your posts with Ingramer Scheduled Posting

We have an opportunity to delete old hashtags and add new in your caption automatically after a few hours after it has been posted using programmed caption update.

How to turn on the caption autoupdate?

  1. Open the Posting tab in your Cabinet.
  2. Tap Add Content.
  3. Transfer picture, type the subtitle, add the first set of hashtags (well-known hashtags);
  4. Tap Auto-update.
  5. Compose the second set of hashtags (uncommon and narrow hashtags).
  6. Set the time of change to whatever you like, from 10 minutes to 4 hours.
  7. Save this post for later automated publication or post now.

Your caption will be refreshed automatically.

Profile Analyzer

Identify the most successful profiles and posts on Instagram with the Profile Analyzer. This is an AI tool that conducts a full Instagram profile analysis. It provides you with useful metrics and visualized graphs. All of them: Engagement rate, Best time to post, Top commented and liked posts etc. will help your promotion and content idea generation.

Here you analyze TOP profiles in your niche, industry leaders, most important competitors. The tool doesn't need to be downloaded or registered.

How does Instagram Profile Analyzer work?

Ingramer collects statistics on an Instagram profile and analyzes 13 metrics, which are Number of followers; Engagement rate; Average user activity; Posts per day, week and month; Uploads number; Most popular post time; Top hashtags used; Top caption words; Audience interests; most commented posts and most liked posts. For your convenience and to help better understanding, Ingramer provides you with infographics.

How to use Profile Analyzer:

  1. Type @username of your competitor right into the Profile Analyzer tool.
  2. Wait 30 seconds - and the tool will show you the result of analysis
  3. Here you’ll find a grid of the most popular posts of any Instagram profile, with engagement rate, popular posts time and more - just scroll lower.

This is brilliant knowledge for those who want to find the key to success.

Open these publications right on Instagram by clicking the “More” button.

Advanced Instagram Search

Advance Instagram Search is the most effective method to utilize Instagram for finding influencer advertising opportunities, conducting market research, and doing talent research.

Have you tried the basic in-app Instagram search to discover influencers or competitors in a particular specialty or a geolocation?

Was it a disappointing experience? Probably Instagram offered you few accounts, and some of them weren’t even relevant to what you were looking for.

Stop using basic search for professional goals. Here is a special instrument – Instagram User Search. The service incorporates a huge number of records, all sifted by categories of account, following size, and gender. Also, you can discover individuals by keywords.

How to use Instagram Search

#1 SEARCH BY KEYWORDS

Indicate where you want a keyword to be present – in a bio, name, username, phone, or email.

This search is highly targeted. You can find accounts in specific locations by typing a city in the keyword section. Or by a type of business – by typing “local” or “handmade” or “bulk.”

#2 SEARCH BY CATEGORIES

You can leave the search field for keywords blank and just choose a category – now there are dozens of them. We added such niche areas as Car Dealership, Florist, Physical Therapist, etc.

Conduct niche-specific market research or cross two filters – keyword and category – to adjust the search to a narrow group of accounts.

#3 VIEW THE CONTACTS

Register on the free service, and you’ll get all the information about the accounts you’re searching for in one place, including emails and even phone numbers. All this info will be ready to download as a CSV or XLS file right from the service to your device. Isn’t it a brilliant way to create a database for future marketing activities?

For every account found with the Instagram Search you can use the Ingramer Profile Analyzer to get insightful data about any public account.

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