How to Post Like a Rock Star
Your Essential Instagram Posting Checklist
❏ Is your picture captivating? Beautiful, interesting, eye-catching, intriguing, artistic,
❏ Is your content timely? Appropriate for current events, seasonally aligned, of the
❏ Is your caption engaging? Will it spark interest, a reaction, create conversation?
❏ Does the photo work with your overall aesthetic?
❏ If it is a feature did you properly credit and tag the owner in a clear, giving, and
❏ If you tagged anyone did you mention also in your caption?
❏ Did you use between 15-30 hashtags?
❏ Are your hashtags ALL relevant (related to your photo or your text)?
❏ Is your photo perfectly aligned, no messy edges?
❏ Is your photo in the best size? (Instagram has 3 shapes/sizes to choose from)
❏ Did you add location? This will add value to the post’s searchability.
❏ Did you proofread…twice? OK….You’re ready to press SHARE! ☺
Finally, do NOT abandon your post. Stay with it as long as you can to respond to
comments in real time! This helps encourage responses and adds to your engagement