Compared to all the other popular social media platforms, Instagram has very high engagement rates for sponsored ads. So, it is safe to say that marketing your products on Instagram is a very smart thing to do. If you really want to get the most out of it, the wise thing to do is open an online store and use Instagram to boost your sales.
Besides the huge engagement rates, Instagram is also great due to its advertising options that give you full control over who’s viewing your ads. You can use interests, location, demographics, and custom audiences to make sure that your campaign is well targeted and ready to generate high quality traffic.
Here are 5 ways to make money from Instagram.
1. Be sure you have a product to sell
This article is for those who already have products or services to market but have no idea what to do to achieve good sales and traffic from interested people. Of course , there are lots of Instagram users with no product or service to sell. But as a business owner, you can’t make money unless you are selling something.
Also, to achieve grand success on Instagram, your product or service must be unique and very different from what people are used to.
2. Make an attractive bio
While creating an Instagram account, keep in mind that your bio must be different from others. It should your business profile and give your audience a feel what you are about.
It is a given that it should be attractive but it should give a clear idea of what your goal is.
3. Add website link in your bio
A link in your bio is key to generating traffic on your website. The more the traffic, the more likely an increase in your income. Some tips to creating an attractive bio include:
- Pick a username that defines your company and highlight it
- Highlight your skills
- Use keywords to target audience to your niche
- Add different emojis (if necessary)
- Highlight your companies website
Followers are really important to your business’s success story, as they help generate likes, engagements, and even more followers. To grow your followership on Instagram, do the following:
- Use right, popular and relevant hashtags with every image, video or content
- Like and follow people in your niche
- Ask people to follow you on other channels like Facebook, Twitter, your website, etc
- Make use of HDR images
5. Focus on great images
Since Instagram is a photo sharing app, ensure to post only quality pictures. People tend to get attracted to photos before reading your content. To make money, it goes without saying that you must post quality images with great captions. Entice your audience with images of your products or services and more importantly, about what your brand represents.
Did you find these tips helpful? Share your thoughts in the comments section!