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5 Tips for Selling Products on Instagram

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Published December 1, 2015
Excerpt from Social Media Examiner 


Are you wondering how to sell your products on Instagram?

Want some tips to get started?

To make the most of interactions with customers on Instagram, your images and descriptions need to stand out and purchasing needs to be as easy as possible.

In this article you’ll discover five tips for selling your products on Instagram.

#1: Develop a Signature Look

Before you start posting, think about how you want to position your products on your page. The right product placement is key to driving Instagram sales and engagement.Identify the aesthetic you want for your page and stick to it.

Once you have your product shots, use Instagrams internal filters or an app likeVSCO Cam to make your photos visually sharper and clearer. Remember that you want to showcase the true product to your customers, so sometimes no filter works best in social selling.

If you want to show one product in a variety of ways, try the Instagram Layout app. The app makes it easy to combine multiple images into a single image. Use it to show your product at different angles, which is particularly useful for fashion and jewelry businesses.

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A picture may be worth a thousand followers. You can get a helpful free resource called Instagram – A New Marketing Frontier that gives you some keys. The photographic world has changed, isn’t it time you did too?


Jerry Duling is a Marketing and Business Consultant, Professional Speaker, and Social Media advisor. Jerry shows businesses how to use Social Media to build their brand, generate leads and close sales. Jerry also provides individual resources for the Internet Entrepreneur. Connect with



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