Instagram is the most dominating social media platform, and it is the 6th most popular worldwide with a billion+ monthly users. That’s a huge number, and it is constantly growing. Nowadays, we use Instagram on a daily basis, and it is a part of our lives. The basic concept behind Instagram is to show off our lifestyle. Social media platforms are always profitable. So, we should take advantage of it and take it as a great opportunity for sharing and posting links to Instagram stories, profiles, and sponsored posts.
Most people use Instagram for sharing photos, adding Stories, chatting, and entertainment purpose, but you should not make this mistake. Many people still don’t know how beneficial Instagram is, and they can even share links. You can turn this platform into your money-making machine. Instagram has a feature to add a link that can help you a lot with your business, You can get more traffic to your websites, get more product sales, and you can even start a business from scratch.
How to Post a Link to Instagram Stories, Post, and Profile?
After talking about some general benefits of Instagram, we are going to show you how you can add links to your profile, stories, and posts.
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Over 500 million+ people use Instagram stories every day. You can add swipe uplink to your stories, and additionally, you can even save it from highlighting a section of the profile. Now, just follow a few simple steps given below.
Note: To add a link in the Instagram story, you must have a business account(not private account) with more than 10,000 followers.
Step 1: First of all, open the Instagram app, and then go to the story section and take a photo or select from the gallery that you want to link with your website.
Step 2: here, you will see a ‘chain’ icon on the upper side, which lets you put a swipe up link In your stories.
Step 3: There will be 2 options “+ IGTV” and “+ URL”, click on the “+ URL” option.
Step 4: After the add link page appears, add a link of your choice in the URL box and click on “Done” from the top right corner and then click on “+ story” when you are ready to upload your story.
Tip: be as creative as possible with your Instagram swipe up stories because you will get only 15 seconds to grab the viewer’s attention. You have to encourage your viewers to swipe up, for that you can make a video pointing at the link, or you can add gif of stickers pointing at your link, apply your own creativity.
Instagram’s Profile page is the only place where your followers and non-followers can see and click on a link from your bio even when your account is private. So even if you choose to keep your profile private, you can still bring traffic :D isn’t it an awesome feature? Now just follow the simple steps given below.
Step 1: Open the Instagram app in your Mobile and click on the “person” icon to go to your profile page.
Step 2: Open the “Edit profile” from the top.
Step 3: there, you will see a website field tap on it and add the link of a website where you want to bring the audience.
Tip: You can even add a link to other Insta profiles by writing a username followed by “@’.
Unlike stories and bio, we can add a link to our posts too, but it is not easy and free as the other two ways.
Generally, what people do is they add the Same link in the caption of a post and in bio, and while they post, they anyhow inform the user in a caption to go to the Profile page and click on the link. Those caption links are not clickable it won’t redirect viewers to anywhere.
But to officially add a link, you have to pay to Instagram. Instagram allows users to advertise for money. However, you can even boost your post with a link for as low as you want. If money doesn’t matter for you to add a link in a post, you can follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Open the Instagram app in your phone and head over to settings from the profile page.
Step 2: Scroll down a little, and you see an option “Switch to Business Account” click on it and permit some conditions.
Step 3: Now open a photo from your post you want to promote and click on the blue promote button.
Step 4: Now, you will be redirected to an Instagram advertising platform, add your link there, and complete payment.
Thus, this was all about how you can add links to your Instagram profile, posts, and stories. We wrote three methods, among them post promotion is the most effective, but you will have to pay to Instagram, the other two ways are a little less effective, but they are free, you can choose according to your need. We hope that you liked this article.