How to sell on instagram without spending a dime?
Let us see the first steps that needs to be taken for you to understand where you can find sales, sales, sales!
1- Selling in Direct Messages: If you’re not ready to commit to a website, try selling via Direct Messages. Your feed will serve as your product catalog where followers can shop and browse. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Ask them to reach out to you via Direct Messages to close the sale.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
2- Selling in comments: There’s a slightly easier way of selling on Instagram with no website — CommentSold, which automates selling on Instagram comments. It works like this: a customer leaves a specific comment on one of your posts. That triggers the app to create an order in the system and directs the customer to the checkout where they can pay with a credit card or PayPal.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
3- Selling via hashtags: There is a massive range of hashtag research tools available to users for free or for minimal cost. Some of these will give you figures not only for how popular individual posts are but for how many people found your posts from specific hashtags.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
4- Selling with shopping tags: The most convenient option for you & for your customers:
- Define and expose the necessary product information is right there on Instagram.
- You should always tag up to 5 products in a single post.
- Tagged products are displayed in the Shop tab in your profile. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This isn’t necessarily news, but there’s no official follower minimum for selling on Instagram.
To get started, you’ll need:⠀
- A Business profile⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- Filled bio and contact info
- A good-looking profile picture⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- Several quality posts⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
- A bunch of relevant hashtags.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Ticked off everything from the list above? Time to give your new page a shoutout on your personal profile and ask your friends to share your new Instagram store. Done? The floor is yours: keep posting content, engage with your followers with meaningful conversations, educate them on how to use your products.⠀
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