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How To Add Link In Instagram Story | Instagram Update

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Hello readers, Do you want to get more Instagram traffic to your website? or Do you want to get more views on your youtube videos? So new Instagram update will help you.

Many instagram users still can't add links on their instagram stories. In this article, you’ll learn "How To Add link In Instagram Story" and find ways to drive more traffic or views on your website or youtube videos.

Who Can Add Links in Instagram Story?

As other promoting features on Instagram, clickable links in stories were available only for verified accounts. But Instagram started to expanding this feature to more marketers in May 2017. Clickable stories links are now also available to business accounts (not personal accounts) that have more than 10,000 followers on Instagram.

There doesn't seem, by all accounts, to be any geographic restrictions to clickable stories links, and as the feature picks up in fame and use, we hope Instagram will keep rolling this feature out to significantly more users.

Steps To Adding Link In Instagram Story

Step 1:- Select Your Instagram Story You can take a picture or video by the Instagram Stories application or you can swipe up on the Story screen to import any picture taken within the last 24 hours.

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Step 2:- Add the Link URL For adding your link url, click on the chain icon at the top of your story.

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Then another window will show up on your screen, allowing you to input your preferred link destination. Then type your complete URL address and press the green check mark (on Android) or “Done” (on iOS) to save the link. 

The chain link icon highlighted on your story when a URL is successfully linked.

Step 3:- Add Some Stuff On Your Story You can add any other content including stickers, text and filters to your story, then upload your story.

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The best element in this feature is Call To Action (CTA). We strongly recommend this element to you to include in your story text to direct your viewers to access the link. Common CTA's include “Tap ‘See More’ to visit our website or "Swipe up to see more".

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Here are some best ways to add links to your stories:

Send Traffic To Your Blog Posts

If you own a blog or website, you highly want to share your new blog post in as many places as possible. With links in Instagram Stories, you can not only alert people that, you have a new blog post up, but you can also add a link directly to that blog post.

Complete Your Tutorial or DIY Stories. Promote your new blog posts with a call to action in your Instagram stories.

Get Views On Your Youtube Videos

If you have a youtube channel and you make videos about your products and services, so you can get more views on your youtube videos by adding link of your video in your Instagram stories. That link redirect your viewers on your youtube video instantly. 

This new Instagram feature has been highly appreciated by many marketers who’ve been trying to get more traffic from Instagram. If this new feature will use effectively and creatively, so marketers definitely increase his website traffic.

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I hope this information is help you. Share your experience of this new Instagram feature with us. If you have any queries, so feel free and let us know in the comment section.

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