Instructions on creating Instagram stories

Here’s your social media marketing tip for October. As a reminder, these tips are included with our brand new social media posting program. Since we recently added Instagram to our program, we thought we’d make this month’s tip on how to post to Instagram stories. Instagram stories add a personalized touch to engagement and we strongly encourage you to post to your story whenever the opportunity arises to promote new products and services.


Step #1: Tap the  icon in the top left of your screen or swipe right from anywhere in your feed.

Step #2: Tap the circle  at the bottom of the screen to take a photo, or tap and hold to record a video. To choose a photo from your phone’s library or gallery, swipe up anywhere on the screen or click the little box in the bottom left corner.

Step #3: Tap or  to draw, add text or a sticker to your photo or video.
Note: To remove text or a sticker, drag and drop it on  at the bottom of the screen.

Step #4: When you’re ready to share, tap Your Story in the bottom left.

Step #5: (Optional) If you’d like to add your Story to the top of your profile so that it doesn’t disappear after 24 hours, go to your story and click on the highlight button to add it to your highlights!

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