Popular writers research study: Influential writers on Instagram

A couple of weeks ago was International Book day, and we are living in a world that we can see how many authors use social media to promote their books. Many authors have grown their popularity and their sales by using Instagram and other social media channels to share their book signings, new book releases and thoughts while writing their books.  This is the top 10 authors on Instagram, but there are many profiles out there to feel inspired about the good books that they write.

1º – Rupi Kaur

Her most famous book is Milk and Honey.  She also released another famous book after that, “ The sun and the Flowers”.  She has more than 3.7 million of followers and engagement of 3%.

2º –  John Green

John Green is the second person of our list, and she has more than 2.1M of followers and 2.7 % of engagement. She is an american writer, and he has won several awards regarding his best selling books. One of his most popular books, The Fault in our stars, was made into a movie.

3º – Brené Brown

Brené Brown is one of the most famous authors and psychologists in the world. Her books have been translated into hundreds of languages and are New York Times Best sellers. She has a documentary on Netflix and she also works as a research professor. She has 1.5 M followers and an engagement of 4%.

4º – Stephen King

Stephen King, is one of the most famous writers in modern Literature. His book IT, is known for being one of the scariest books all times. It was also made into a movie and it’s getting a second part soon.  They have 1.2M followers and an engagement of 9.9%.

5º – Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth is an American Author and she is known for her memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” that has been a best seller worldwide. Her book was also made into a movie. She has 730K followers on Instagram and an engagement of 2%.

6º – Glennon Doyle

Glennon Doyle, she is a mother, american author and activist. Her most popular book so far is Love Warrior.  She lives in the USA and she has 540K followers and an engagement of  6.9%.

7º – Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda, is a feminist Nigerian author who wrote We all should be feminists, a book that is a reference for many people worldwide. She lives in the USA and has 380K followers and 5.3% of engagement.

8º – Dan Brown

Dan Brown, is an author known worldwide that he has many best seller books like Origins or Angels and Demons. He is the 8th of our list with 140K followers and 3.1% of engagement.

9º – Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is an american author that is popular for the young adult novel, “The hate you give“. She released a second novel a couple of months ago.   She has 94K followers and 3.3% engagement.

10º – Susan Dennard

Susan Dennard, is an american fantasy author. She has wrote many novels like Windwitch, Truthwitch, etc.   She has 24K followers and a good engagement of 7%.

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