How to grow your Instagram followers with Guest WiFi

Marketing 5 minute read 5th October 2020

Instagram has become one of the most potent social channels for acquiring new guests and shows no signs of slowing down. Its visual nature allows small businesses to convey their venues value and gives consumers confidence in what they are getting.

  • Restaurants use Instagram to promote their latest dishes, creating mouth-watering posts that leaves guests craving the real thing.
  • Bars and Pubs convey their vibrant atmosphere with event action shots.
  • Cafes use Instagram to promote their upcoming events and clubs, plus their yummy coffee art!
  • Salons and Barbers make discovery easy by displaying their cuts, attracting their target market and inpspiring styles.
  • Retail stores use Instagram to re-target shoppers with product posts that increase purchases.
  • Accommodation businesses prompt previous guests to book again directly, taking more margin and increasing occupancy rates.

Growing your Instagram with Social WiFi

Using Beambox, you can automatically display a latest Instagram post to all of your guests when they connect to your free WiFi.

This is just one method that you can use to grow your Instagram on autopilot using your guest WiFi. It’s easy, takes just a minute to set up and sky rockets your local Instagram presence over time 🚀

Instagram matters to small businesses

Instagram has to be one of the most (if not the most) important social channel in 2021. Its visual nature makes it easy to convey quality to its audience of prospective customers.

  • Half of Instagram followers follow a small business and receive any update they post
  • 53% of 25-29 year olds use Instagram regularly
  • 25% of 30-49 year olds use Instagram regularly
  • 16% of 50+ year olds use Instagram regularly
  • 70% of Instagram users have at least searched for a brand that they are interested in
  • 1 in 4 Instagram users have followed a small business that they have or intend to purchase something from
  • Instagram posts get an average of 23% more engagement than their Facebook counterparts
  • Small businesses see an average 10x higher engagement rate on Instagram as opposed to Facebook

Statistic sources: SmallBizTrends and Adespresso

Give us 30 days to grow your followers

Beambox helps over 5,000 venues grow their Instagram followers internationally with social WiFi, but what else do we do? Here’s a taster:

  • 👤 Capture guest emails and grow your marketing database
  • 📈 Increase your social media followers with WiFi prompts
  • 🎨 Send branded email blasts that bring in business
  • ⭐️ 10x your positive TripAdvisor reviews on autopilot
  • 🤑 Automate behavioural emailing that increases loyalty

Get more followers with WiFi Marketing

Plug in a Beambox and take your marketing to the next level with tools for social, email and SMS

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