“Tips On How to Make a Creative Instagram Name” written by Mike Marko.
Are you having a problem creating a unique Instagram name? Do you want to know the tricks in making your Instagram name creative and help it stand out?
Instagram is a great way to help build a business using the internet. It’s one of the best social media platforms if you’re trying to reach a national or worldwide audience. What makes it more attractive is that users on Instagram are more active than any other social media platform, but there are a lot more Instagram benefits.
So taking the time to setup your Instagram account properly can make all the difference.
Let me help you with that, I have ways on how to make a creative Instagram name.
Ways On How To Make A Creative Instagram Name
The Instagram community is getting bigger and bigger as the time goes by and having a creative Instagram name that stands out is getting more and more difficult to have.
Everyone wants a good and unique Instagram name, right? Something that you won’t be embarrassed giving out to your friends and relatives. lol
Let me give you some ideas on how to make a creative Instagram name.
Me, Myself and I
Make it personal: use your life as an idea. Putting what you love or what you always do will give you an idea to be unique and creative.
Let’s say you are a traveler @iamatraveler will do. or you love eating ice cream, @icecreamaddict will do. Make it a representation of yourself and showcase you.
Your pastime or hobbies can also be a good idea on how to make a creative Instagram name.
If you love singing and your favorite genre is R&B, you can incorporate R&B in making my Instagram name. You can use RNBlover then you can use a number… maybe a favorite number 08 or your birth year. So, for example, you could make it as @rnblover08.
This is also a good way for you to easily remember your name and people will know your interests. People with the same interest will then interact with you and you will gain more followers.The Simpler the Better
A simple Instagram name sometimes is actually better, make it your initial or last name.
This is easy for those who already have a unique last name. For example, if your name is John Schneider you’ll have a much easier time than Mark Smith.
There are different ways of making your last name unique. Let’s say a simple last name Like “Krist” spell it backward “Tsirk”. This is a unique idea and will be even more striking to those who know you.
Use other Languages
Barely anyone is going to know what “Ganda” means (a Filipino word) or the word “Oishi” means (in Japanese).
Using another language is a great way on how to make a creative Instagram name. The use of some cute or cool sounding words from a different language is cool. Some of the most creative usernames aren’t English!
So make use of your other languages!
Another way on how to make a creative name on Instagram is by using adjectives that would describe you the best.
Instead of using your first name with your last name like Johnsmith08… AwesomeJohn08 stands out a lot more.
Don’t always use your email address as a username. Half of what makes your login secure is the username, the other half is your password. Make sure to have a unique password…this will prevent the hackers to hack your account.
There are tons of adjectives you can use… and some sound super cool so use them!
Use Unique Characters
Using keyboard symbols is another way on how to make a creative name on Instagram. Try things like $^*%^, Unicode characters, or other special characters. Some of these characters can even create cute emojis that are very popular these days.
Remember this will not only work on Instagram but it may work on other social media platforms you are using.
You can use a simple name in combination with those characters: for example simplecoco08Â¥!
Make your Instagram unique by using unique characters!
When you are really lacking imagination name generators can come to the rescue.
You can search for name online generators. You’ll be amazed by the name and number combinations they can provide.
It’s another way on how to make a creative name on Instagram.
Social media is not private…. it’s VERY public. Therefore you aware that anything you put other there will not be private. People in the Instagram community will be able to see and know your information… especially if you’re using them as your username.
Let’s say you use your full name, your last name, or even your street address… this all can be risky.
Making use of obscene words could be offensive as well (and can have ramifications in your career). So be careful… and instead be creative without risking giving away too much.
Don’t Make It Long
Do not make an excessively long username.
Yes, we want to be unique being unique but that doesn’t mean that you want to make a very long username.
No one wants to type in a very long username on the login page every time. And your visitors won’t be able to remember (or even type in accurately) your long user name either.
Keep your Instagram name short. Maybe spell it a bit different than normal… People will still be able to remember you and your account.
Check Your Username
You will be able to also know if your chosen username is unique and creative by the use of the internet!
Visit a site such as KnowEm? and enter your username idea. You’ll be able to see how common your Instagram name may be across ALL social media platforms. I for one like to make sure that I can use the same username across as many social media platforms as possible. This will also give you an idea how unique your username idea really is.
Final Thoughts About How to Make a Creative Instagram Name
Your account represents you… who you are and possibly your business brand. Make sure that your username reflects you, your personality and the things you do. And ultimately, you need to be confident that you love what you end up choosing.
So what are you waiting for? Create your unique Instagram name today!
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Be sure to also check out out this more comprehensive blog post: How to Market Your Business with Instagram And Get Results.
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And always keep in mind… have fun!
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