How do I set up a business account with my Instagram personal profile? With an Instagram business account, you can grow your small business into a big business when you convert your profile into a business account on Instagram. A lot of people all over the world come to Instagram because it inspires them.
They want to discover a lot of things which include content/posts from personal profiles, brands, and businesses. Furthermore, it not just setting up a professional Instagram account, after you finish switching your profile to a business account, there is still more you have to do.
Starting an Instagram Account is Quick and Easy
If you are new to Instagram and you want to tell people more about your products and services or business, you need to set up an Instagram account.
Download and Install the App
You can download the Instagram app from the Google Play Store on Android and The App Store on iOS. Also, if you do make use of a Windows phone, you can download the Instagram app from the Windows Phone Store. After you finish downloading the app and it is installed on your phone, tap on it to launch it.
Instagram Who Want to Know Who You Are
You will need to create an account. You can make use of an email address or a phone number to sign up for an Instagram account. Tap on the Sign up button, enter your Email address or phone number, and tap on Next.
If you do have a Facebook account you can make use of it to sign up for an Instagram account, click on Sign up with your Facebook account.
Set Up a Free Instagram Business Profile
Within the Instagram app, click on settings, scroll to the down part of the screen, and click on Switch to Business profile. Now that you have a business account, you will have to add all the information that cosine your business which includes the opening hour time. Where your business is located (Address), and your business phone number for customers to reach you.
Post and Follow Other Instagram Users
After you finish creating or setting up your Business profile, you will need to start posting your business content which will appear on your feed. Then you need to follow s small amount of users that Instagram has suggested for you.
How to Set Up an Instagram Business Account
When you set up an Instagram business account, it helps promote your business product and services when you create Ads. Creating an Ad on Instagram lets you promote your business content for users to see.
You can set up Ads on Instagram to target a particular audience in an area or within a country. But first, you must switch from a personal profile to a business account, which is also called an Instagram professional account.
To Set Up a Business Account:
- Open the Instagram app.
- Go to your Instagram profile.
- Then tap on the Menu button at the top right corner.
- Tap on Settings.
- The Tap on Account.
- Click on Switch to Professional Account.
- Then select Business.
After you switch to a Professional account, you will then have to connect your Instagram Business Account to a Facebook Page. Note you can only connect a Business account to one Facebook page.
Connect Your Instagram Business to a Facebook Page
Click on the Connect page button, it will then direct you to your Facebook page. Then select the page you want to connect to your Instagram business account. Enter your business information and select your business category. Then click on Done.
Having switched to a business account, you can now access all the Instagram business features, Instagram Insights. Instagram Insights helps you know and understand how users engage with your business on Instagram.