There are over 1 billion active users on Instagram.
So even if you have a rare name, there’s a good chance someone else with that name is also on Instagram. If you have a page for your business, someone else may have a similar or identical username.
So how do you stand out from impostors? How do you let people know they’ve found the right account?
The Instagram verified badge is the answer. It’s the tiny blue checkmark that proves you’re “legit.”
But it’s not like just anyone can get it. (And if they could, that would render it meaningless.) There are a lot of hoops to jump through before you can even hope to get verified.
In this guide, we’ll teach you exactly how to get verified on Instagram, including 5 extra tips to ensure you get that blue check next to your name.