How to Add Your Business on Instagram: Complete Guide

How to Add Your Business on Instagram

Last Updated on: 9th March 2023, 12:19 pm

It’s time to put your business on Instagram! This article will guide you through the process of how to add your business on Instagram.

Instagram is the largest photo-sharing social media network with more than 800 million active users. Having your business on this platform is a MUST. Given these big opportunities, here’s how you can add your business on Instagram.

The Best Guide on How You Can Add Your Business on Instagram for 2022

1. Set-Up Your Account

There are two ways to add your business on Instagram:

  1. Use your existing personal account as your business account.
  2. Create a separate Instagram account for your business. In this case, just sign-up for another Instagram account. (Recommended)

Now you can add your business to Instagram using the following steps.

Install the Instagram app on your smartphone or tablet and sign-up. If you already have an account, log in and go to your profile.

Tap on the three vertical dots that appear in the top right-hand corner of your screen. Scroll down and tap on the “Switch to My Business Profile” option.

Note: It is required that you have a Facebook business page if you want to add your business to Instagram. In case you don’t have it yet, you’ll be prompted to create one in the process. Furthermore, you can manage your Instagram business profile from the Facebook page itself.

2. Set-up Business for Instagram

You’ll be redirected to a page with a carousel introducing Instagram for businesses feature. Then tap on “Continue.”


3. Create or Link a Facebook Page

You’ll be asked to “Create Your Facebook Page” Fill in the details, including your Page title and business category. If unsure, you can ‘local businesses,’ which is the ideal main category. After choosing your primary category, choose a subcategory relevant to your business. Then, tap on the blue arrow button on the top right-hand corner of the page.


But in case you already have a Facebook business Page, you’ll be prompted just to add it.

4. Add Your Business Contact Information

In the next step, add your business address, email address, and phone number. This will appear as call-to-actions on your Instagram page. After that, tap on “Done.”


5. Your Instagram Business Page is Ready!

Once you’re done, you’ll be redirected to your Instagram profile. Click on “Edit Profile” 


6. Optimize Your Business Profile

Edit your profile. Fill in the fields with the necessary business information, add your profile image, and tap on the blue tick mark on the top right-hand corner.

Did your know that Snapchat also provides filters that you can use for your business? Read how to use Snapchat filters for your business here.

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