[408] 11 Instagram Story Ideas that will help you make more sales in your business

Do you ever have those days when you feel like you're all out of ideas for Instagram Stories? Or you've been posting Instagram Stories but you feel like your ideas are a bit stale and you'd love to shake them up a bit?

Maybe you've got a new launch coming up and you’d love to know some new innovative ways to talk about what it is that you do and promote your product or service?

Then listen to this podcast episode where I share 11 Instagram Story ideas to generate more sales in your business. With three of them I go into more depth and explain how you can construct the entire Instagram Story from beginning to end.

Discover how you can use Instagram Stories to start conversations and generate sales. Plus why getting people into your DM’s is key.

I’d love to know what you think.

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Podcast shownotes

  • Why Instagram stories are so powerful for sales conversations (2:42)
  • The difference between your Instagram grid and your Instagram Story (3:22)
  • Why asking for opinions/using polls on Instagram stories is great for making sales (08:21)
  • How to use your publicity shots in Stories and use voting polls (10:46)
  • How to create content about your behind-the-scenes on Instagram Stories (11:33)
  • How to use  behind-the-scenes on Instagram Stories for product or service businesses (12:15)
  • Examples of using before and after content in Instagram Stories (14:29)
  • How to use the grenade post as a video in Instagram Stories  (16:44)
  • How to use awareness days in your Instagram Stories (18:13)
  • The ideal length for an Instagram Story and how to keep people viewing & engaged (19:30)
  • How to ask for opinions to generate loads of engagement (20:46)
  • How to construct a day in the life Instagram story and examples of what to post (24:10)
  • How to avoid frustrating your Instagram story viewer (26:57)
  • What to put in a getting to know you Instagram Story and what you must include (27:21)
  • How to create an Instagram Story to promote and get people in your DM’s (29:52)
  • Why you should get people to DM you rather than send them to your website (32:58)
  • About my Instagram Success Academy (34:25)

Resources

Download my 27 Instagram Story Ideas here

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