Instagram hashtags are a day-to-day mystery.
Everybody is trying to use them, but only a few get some real results. So, what is the best way to squeeze everything out of your Instagram hashtags?
That is the question I had to answer by myself when I was just starting out.
It was a beautiful 2020 summer night.
I was working on a way that would help me increase my sales and finally move to the next level. But there was one problem.
My Instagram hashtag reach – at the moment my only source of growth – has dropped to zero.
I was frightened. Why did that happen? I didn’t know the answer.
It has never happened to me before.
But then I thought about one of my affirmations. “If I don’t know how something works, I am not afraid to ask for help somebody who does!”
And that is exactly what I did.
So, I went to a creator with over 100K followers that I follow for a long time and I asked him one thing.
‘My hashtag reach has gone down to 0 overnight. What should I do?’
And he responded pretty quickly…
‘Dude, you don’t have any strategy. That’s why it happens. I just checked your profile and it looks like you used hashtags from every niche that exists.
You NEED to have a strategy. I used a tool called Flick to create mine, and it is effective. You should try it out.’
And because I am a coachable person, I did.
I signed up for the free trial and I tried to figure out how it works.
So, I have written the keyword into the search bar and…
…the tool has immediately spit out hundreds of personalized Instagram hashtags based on my average engagement, niche, etc.
It was amazing!
So, I copied them, and I used them in my new post.
Do you want to know what has happened?
My reach went from 0 to 327! Back then, it was a massive deal!
That’s the reason why today, I’d love to dive a little bit deeper into how this amazing tool works…and at the end offer you something special that will blow you away!
So, let’s dive into it…
Flick – Future Of Instagram Hashtag Search
Flick is the future of Instagram hashtag search. With it, you will be able to take off your Instagram hashtag reach off like a rocket…
Flick’s Instagram hashtag search allows you to surface other tags relevant to the ones you’re already using.
So when you search #blessed, for example, you’ll pull other tags often used in conjunction with it across posts that rank high in engagement.
They also offer a “viral post finder” for better understanding the types of content performing well across audiences.
You can download surfaced images directly from search results.
Lastly, there are the Instagram hashtag metrics.
These are data points relative to hashtags and the content that ranks well in association with them.
They’ll present you with numbers around potential reach, daily average post count, average likes, and more to help you narrow in on which hashtags will seemingly provide the best return.
That means that you will be able to squeeze every impression out of them, increase your growth, drive more traffic to your website…
…and in the end, make more sales.
And that is the reason why we are here right?
(By the way, if you don’t have a sales funnel, with the thing that I will show you at the end, you will be able to do that pretty quickly.)
Explode Your Hashtag Reach
Flick is used by over 13,000+ creators and businesses like Marketing Harry, Squared Academy, etc. and it was even mentioned in the Instagram blog as one of the best hashtag tools ever.
Because it works. However, my most favorite feature is the Instagram hashtag search.
All you have to do is to enter a keyword or hashtag and Flick will provide you 40 suggestions that are either:
- Instagram hashtags that are frequently used together in content that is ‘ranking’ (proven to have worked for people before) based on your search.
- Gives you Instagram hashtags that are textually similar to your search.
Note: Flick will notify you if a hashtag is banned or flagged.
Also, you can apply these amazing things while searching for the right hashtags:
- Advanced search filters (Filter hashtags based on your strategy)
- Suggested filters (automatically creates filters based on your linked IG account)
- Expand hashtags (Click to search a hashtag in the graph or table)
- Copy hashtags to the clipboard, or add them to a hashtag collection for later
- Hashtag Metrics (I will show you more about that later in this post.)
I couldn’t love it more. When I used it for the first time, my hashtags reach exploded beyond my imagination.
And when I learned how to use the search even more effectively (it took me around 5 minutes)…the reach has doubled again!
But there is way more to this tool than just that.
Flick has also a built-in Instagram hashtag assistant that will let you access your hashtag collection on the go and keep up to date with key growth metrics.
This requires a linked IG account, but all you have to do is to visit the app store or Google Play, log in and your collections will sync automatically.
With this feature you will be able to:
- Check follower growth analytics (see your change in followers daily, how many have been gained and lost)
- Copy hashtags in a single tap
- Copy hashtags from different collections
And you know what? That is not all by a long shot.
Instagram Performance Reports
Just link your IG account, visit https://app.flick.tech/reports, and sign up (wait until I will show you the special thing at the end of this post.)
If you will, Flick will send you reports every Monday, that will also be available within the app.
In the report you will discover:
- Change in followers
- Profile visits
- Website clicks
- Daily breakdowns.
And if you want to share the reports with somebody, you will also get a shareable link that you can use.
And you know what? We are not stopping here…
This is probably the most useful feature of all. Without it, this tool would suck…but it doesn’t.
With these advanced Instagram hashtag metrics you will be able to see:
Average Likes / Comments
The average number of likes/comments received on content that has ranked in the ‘top posts’ section of a Instangram hashtag.
The estimated level of difficulty to rank in the ‘top posts’ feed of the hashtag.
This score compares the hashtag’s difficulty to all other hashtags in Flick’s database, as well as the success Flick users have had using hashtags with similar features.
The estimated audience size you’re likely to reach if you were to rank highly on the Instagram hashtag.
This score compares the Instagram hashtag’s potential audience size to all other hashtags in Flick’s database, as well as the experience Flick users have had using hashtags with similar features.
DAPC (Daily Average Post Count)
The average number of posts made into a hashtag on a daily basis.
The total number of posts made in a hashtag.
The number of times your posts were seen in the ‘top posts’ section of a hashtag.
Avg. Best Rank
The average position your posts are seen in the ‘top posts’ section of a hashtag, based on the data we have.
The percentage of times you rank in the top 100 posts with this hashtag when using it.
Efficiency Score (BETA)
The overall value of this hashtag, relative to the hashtags you’ve used – takes into consideration the hashtag’s size, where you rank on it, and the frequency that you rank on it.
This score becomes more accurate the more you use a hashtag.
It is crazy. I couldn’t love the tool more!
However, Even Flick Is Not Perfect
Flick is not a perfect tool as you might think.
It also has some flaws and because I want you to be aware of them, I will show them to you here.
The first thing is that you only have a 7-day free trial to try it out.
I believe that they could make it a bit longer for your convenience, but there is nothing we can do with that.
The second thing is that if you use the mobile version, you are probably going to face some bugs.
However, it is not something serious and you can fix it by reopening the app.
However, I highly believe that Flick is going to fix this soon.
Flick is a fantastic tool that will help you explode your Instagram hashtag reach, make you grow faster, drive more traffic to your website, and in the end make more sales.
It has a ton of fantastic features that you can use, and I highly believe that once you start using it…you will never stop. It is MORE than worth it.
But now, let’s dive into the special thing that I prepared for you…