How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business

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How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business

1 Nov , 2016  

Do you want to build Instagram profile for your business?

Or, are you still wondering why your business should be on Instagram?

 

 

Instagram is having over 500 million active monthly users and more than 300 million active daily users, which is huge. If your business is visually strong, then you can make a great impact on your audiences and build up your brand. Instagram is acquiring more than 95 million posts and 4.2 billion likes every day. It is a great opportunity to grow your brand and acquire new customers. Moreover, if targeted audiences of your business are teenagers, then you cannot miss this social media platform at all.

 

What all you need to set up an Instagram account for your business?

 

  • Its obvious that you would need a smartphone or a tab to install and manage the Instagram account.
  • Business email address is needed in order to sign up. If you don’t have a business email id, any other email address that is related to your business would do. You can also use Facebook account to sign up.
  • A profile picture, which is your business logo or icon that represents your business. The size of the image should be 110×110 pixels.
  • To start off, create some images, visuals or short videos that would kick-start your Instagram profile.

 

 

How to set up an Instagram account for your Business?


Firstly, Install Instagram App.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Sign up with the email address.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Give a Username that represents your brand. And also remember that users should find you on top when they are searching for you. So, always make your brand name to be your username.


Upload the profile picture. Remember the size of the image should be 110×110 pixels and should be your business logo.


After initial settings, Go to “Edit Profile” and give a brief description of your business and enter your website address.How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Now, go to “Options”, at the right top corner. And then go to “Account” under which you will find an option: “Switch to Business Profile”.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Click on “Continue”, to turn your Instagram account into business profile.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Then, it will ask you to connect with your Facebook business page. Connecting with your Facebook page would definitely be a plus, so go ahead.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Next, you need to set up your business profile; enter email address, phone number and address that can be accessed by the users to contact.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


That’s done! Your Instagram Business profile is ready, you can now upload interesting images and videos to engage your audience.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business


Final Tips

 

Once you create your profile, let your audiences or customers know that you are on Instagram. Simply, convey them through other social media platforms, email footers or business cards and tell them to follow your brand on Instagram.

 

Unlike personal accounts, Instagram business profiles have a direct “Contact” option in the profile, So make sure you provide genuine contact details for your customers.

 

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business

 

Instagram Insights, is the best way to learn about your followers. Insights gives data over a period of one week about your followers, how your posts are performing, at what times, how many websites clicks you have gained, Impressions of your posts, profiles views and more.

How to Set Up an Instagram Account for Your Business

 

We hope that this article was helpful in creating your business Instagram profile, Share your views in the comment section below.

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