How to enter competitions on the instagram app.

  1. Create account choose a fun name but nothing with the word comp/comper/ competition it may affect your chances of winning.
  2. Sign in and I highly recommend downloading the app as its the only way you can see messages.
  3. Then your you will see similar to mine.

4.  click the magnifying glass and from here you can search for and follow your favourite brands /influencers and search for competitions by using hashtags  ( i.e  #winitwednesday #winuk #freebiefriday ).


5. The plus sign is how you add photos and videos.

6. The heart is your notifications.

7. Your profile id recommends adding some photos so your account doesn’t look fake.

8. The fun stuff how to enter firstly read the instructions and see whether you need to tag friends use different hashtags.

press the heart to like

and the speech bubble to comment

write your comment making sure to add any tags using @ followed by your friend’s name or # tags ๐Ÿ˜€

press post

your entered yay ๐Ÿ˜€


example of a competition post

9.  Wait for the wins ๐Ÿ˜€ you will either be tagged which will show up in your notifications or they will message you which you can access using the arrow in the top right corner of the home screens.

10. good luck from me feel free to follow my account and tag me if you have nobody else to tag ๐Ÿ™‚ @mummyandmex2


*Not so secret tip click through the Instagram stories to find competitions you can find these by pressing the circles at the top of the home screen ๐Ÿ˜€

*follow all your comping friends and after a while, Instagram will show you more competitions due to the algorithms.



Thanks for reading guys let me know if you liked more beginner’s guides ๐Ÿ˜€ please comment below if you have any questions ๐Ÿ™‚ x





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I am a mum of two from bristol just trying to get by like everybody else. I'm doing it my way. I like to blog about my alternative lifestyle, reviewing, mum life and mental health journey. nice to meet you x

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