Instagram has been very popular since 2012. Did you know that Instagram is not just for personal use, it can be also good for any type of business? Yes, that is correct. Instagram is a very good way to promote your books through posting the images and video in your Instagram account. Your followers will likely see how good your books are and it will lead you to potential buyers and customers.
One good thing with Instagram is that you can connect it with your other social media account such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. That means that there is no need for your post your images in all your social accounts since Instagram will be the one to post it on your behalf. I will give you tips on how to sign up for Instagram account.
1.Download Instagram app in your phone. For IOS device download it in App Store and for Android device, you can download it in Google Play store. Then click the register button.
2 After you have successfully downloaded the app and clicked the register button, the screen below will show up. Fill in all the information asked in the registration page including your photo. Your username is visible to people who will try to search you. Here is a small tip; if it is for business account make it sure that your username reflects your organization.
3.After filling in all the information, you will have an option to invite your Facebook friends to follow you on Instagram. This is a good way to get followers asap.
4.You will also have an option to search friends from your contacts (phone contacts). You can skip this step if you want to.
5.Instagram will provide you a list of suggested people you might want to follow. It is up to you to decide if you want to follow them or not. Once you are done following people in Instagram, you can now click “Done” button.
6.Now, you are done setting up your account, however you are not done yet setting up your profile. In the image below, you can see 5 icons at the bottom, so this will serve you as your profile settings.
7.When you click “Edit Your Profile”, the image below will show up. On this page, you can add additional details about yourself such as your website URL, your photo, a short bio, etc. Once done, click “save” and you are now ready for your followers! If you don’t have a website you can put you amazon authors page URL there.
You can now share things like book covers, book trailers or any image you think your readers will like and also attract new readers.