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Newsflash ⚡ Instagram adds links to Stories

Updated: Oct 30, 2021

Finally! All small business owners rejoice. You can now share links straight from your IG Stories. This Instagram news update is a game-changer for small business accounts with less than 10,000 followers. It means that businesses with a smaller following can level up and be seen, just in time for the 2021 Christmas shopping season.

How to add a link to your Instagram Stories

Follow these steps:

  1. From the top-right, click the plus + symbol to add content

  2. Select STORY from the choices at the bottom right sliding menu

  3. Create or add your story content from your phone

  4. Using the sticker function in the top menu (smiling post-it note)

  5. Select or search for LINK

  6. Type your hyperlink in the sticker, It's not necessary to add the http:// or www. to make the link work

  7. Check your spelling and preview the link to make sure its accurate

  8. Post!

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