Before you decide what to post on Instagram, you need a killer username.
But what if the name you want is already taken??
If your dream names are already taken (and they probably are!!), this post is for you.
Below are 20 ways to tweak your handle to find the most sexy Instagram names ever.
Some of these tips are easy -- others require a bit more thought. But they'll all have you getting more followers and likes in no time.
Let me know which of these cool Instagram tricks worked best for you.
And post your sexy Instagram names in the comments below -- after you've secured them online, of course! ;)
Use this Handy Guide to Create Sexy Instagram Names
1. Add a Dot
Adding a period can open lots of opportunities for finding sexy Instagram names. Bella Falconi may have used this technique:
Porque eu sou daquelas que já começa a escolher as roupas para levar na viagem 2 semanas antes da viagem! Hahaha adoro! Amei essa combinação! Biquini @liveoficial Bone BF e oculos Bella Falconi da Mormaii, ambos disponíveis no @bellafalconistore ! Chega logo novembroooooo! ☀️😃👙 _________ Because I am the type of girl who starts choosing the items I will pack for my trip 2 weeks before the trip! Lol love this combo - bikini by @liveoficial , BF hat and Bella Falconi for Mormaii glasses, both available at @bellafalconistore ! is it November yet?!?!? 👙😍
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2. Use Your Initials
Add an initial to your name.
3. Add an Underscore
Use an underscore as a space in your Instagram username.
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4. Use Your Niche or Industry
Add your niche or industry to create a sexy Instagram name.
5. Add Other Letters
Add other letters to modify an Instagram name that's already taken.
6. Change Spelling
Replace C with K or change other letters in a similar way.
7. Use “App” (if it applies)
App companies sometimes use "App" in their Instagram names.
8. Add the Word "Team"
Using “Team” in your username helps people connect with your business.
9. Use Your Domain Name
A domain can make a sexy Instagram name.
10. Add "The"
It's easy to add "The" to almost any Instagram name.
11. Use “This is” or “I am”
These phrases also fit nicely in many usernames.
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12. Start with “We are”
"We are" works well for a business or other organization.
13. Add Mr, Mrs or Miss
Find the perfect name by adding a title at the beginning.
14. Use Your Country, City or State
Tell people where your business is located.
15. "Try", "Use", "Get" or "Join"
One of these might help you get more Likes and followers on Instagram, especially if your business provides some kind of service.
16. Use HQ
HQ (short for headquarters) is an easy way to let your customers know they're in the right place.
17. Use Inc
Inc works for most any corporation.
18. Add the Word "Ask"
Use "Ask" and brand yourself as an expert in your field.
19. Remove a Letter from Your Name
You'll often find a name you like if you just remove one letter.
20. Spell Your Name Backwards
When all else fails -- spell your name backwards.
Bookmark this guide for the next time Instagram tells you that a name you want is already taken.
Remember: before you learn how to market on Instagram, you need a powerful username.
Once you have an Instagram name you love -- what's next?
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