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HOW TO GET FEATURED ON EXPLORE THANE?
The “Explore Thane” is on a mission to discover and share unique Food, Travel & photography stories with our community.
We search for hidden gems through hundreds of photos each day on @explorethane. There’s no doubt that our purpose is to find the best of the best and inspire our audience to create more similar art.
Everybody can join our community. You just have to use our hashtag #explorethane and tag us or send your creations via Direct message (DM).
Even if your picture is not get featured by using our hashtag, your photos will be discovered by thousands of people interested in content just like yours.
But how to make sure that your photos get featured on @explorethane?
1. HAVE A CONSISTENT FEED
For a clean and consistent look, try to stick to the same filter for your photos. It will take a lot of try and error and creativity process, but when you finally get it to stick with it.
To find out which filter works best, you can use tools like Iconosquare and social blade to see what type of posts get more engagement and do more of that.
Another way to ensure consistency is to find the niche or topic that best suits you and post the majority of your content in that niche. Don’t spread yourself too thin.
2. IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS
Invest in a good editing app. You’ll be impressed by how much you can improve your photos with a simple filter. While you’re at it, learn a few editing tricks and improve your technique.
3. STUDY OTHER INSTAGRAMMERS THAT GET FEATURED ON @EXPLORETHANE!
See what type of photos they post, the colors they use, filters and composition. Engage with them and try to learn from the best. Also, study the curation accounts in your niche. See what are their favorite types of photos and what they prefer to share with their audience. They want to keep their feed consistent, so if your photos are not in line with what they already share you will not be featured.
4. POST YOUR CONTENT AT THE RIGHT TIME
When you’re competing with hundreds of talented Instagram users for a spot on a feature Instagram account, the time of your posting is extremely important.
First of all, don’t try to submit old photos because Instagram displays the tagged photos in chronological order. So your photos will not show up when people search for a specific hashtag.
Then, use a monitoring tool like Iconosquare to figure out what are the best times to share your photos. As you can see in the screenshot below, Iconosquare tells you what your posting habits are and when you should post based on the engagement you receive for each post.
Once you know when to post, it’s easy to create scheduled campaigns using tools like Mass Planner and share your photos at the perfect times.
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