Instagram Stars Share Tips On How To Get More Followers

It's not all about filters and hashtags.

Becoming Insta-famous is no easy feat. 

Just like any other social influencers, Instagram celebrities invest a lot of time and effort into curating their digital presence, growing their audience and staying relevant. To succeed, they need a mix of creativity, entrepreneurship and luck. 

We recently sat down with a group of top Instagrammers -- people with thousands or millions of followers -- to learn what it takes to become an Instagram sensation.

Some of their best strategies? Pick a unique point of view, keep an eye out for emerging trends and make sure to post at peak times. 

Here's what else they told us about growing a social media following: