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How To Sell on Direct Messages in Instagram

Kaip parduoti internetu naudojant „Instagram“ tiesioginius pranešimus?

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If you’ve spent a considerable amount of time using the Instagram app for your business, you might have used private messages (or DM) with Instagram Direct. This feature gives you direct access to shoppers and a great opportunity to build trust and rapport with your customers.

This feature is a free tool you can use in your promotional strategy for your business. In a sense, you become a salesperson while providing insight and expertise about your products.

Let’s go through a couple of questions and find out how to use Instagram DM for your business.

What Does DM Mean on Instagram?

It’s important to understand the capabilities of the Instagram app and the DM feature. You might have seen or heard “DM” and this term simply refers to direct messages. It allows you to privately send messages, vaizdo įrašus, paveikslėlius, profiles, locations, GIFsjust about anything!

While these messages are private, you can have up to 32 users in one message. But we don’t recommend that, and we’ll cover the correct Instagram DM etiquette here as well.

This feature is great for businesses just startingallowing you to have direct access to your customers. Before you start sending mass DM messages, pitching your product or service, think about building a relationship with your customer first. This could look like: engaging with them in the comments or reposting their content. And you don’t have to be following a user to send a DM. You should know the message will automatically have to be approved for the user to reply.

Now that you’ve established contact, let’s discuss the next steps.

How Do You Sell on Instagram DM?

As previously mentioned, before you send a sales pitch to your followers. It’s important to populate your feed with products, vaizdai, videos and anything else to highlight your business. Now that you’ve built a strong relationship, curated your feed, it’s time to start selling.

If you don’t have a website, you can post pictures with your products in your Instagram feed and ask followers to reach out to you via Direct Messages to close the sale. Your feed essentially serves as a product catalog. And you can accept payments in cash (nerekomenduojama pandemijos metu) arba pateikdami savo PayPal el. pašto adresą. Gavus atlyginimą, you will need to update each customer manually on the order status.

Selling on Instagram DM without a website means a lot of manual work, tačiau, tai vis tiek gali būti puikus pirmasis žingsnis kai kuriems verslininkams. Pavyzdžiui, jei „Instagram“ pardavimas yra jūsų šalutinis šurmulys ir jūs parduodate tik keletą prekių per mėnesį, tada jums gali pasitarnauti kiekvieno sandorio susitarimas atskirai.

Patarimas: Įsitikinkite, kad naudojate verslo profilį tokį, koks jis yra įrankiai, skirti geriau valdyti tiesioginius pranešimus.

How Do You DM a Business on Instagram?

Kaip prekybininkas, it’s helpful to understand how your customers can contact you with Instagram DM. Dažnai, customers turn to social media for product questions or order updates. And exactly why you’ll want to learn how a customer can DM your business.

Here is how to DM brands on Instagram:

    1. Go to the profile page of the account or brand and tap message.

Go to the IG profile page of the account or brand and tap message

    1. This will open the direct message, where you can send different types of messages including: vaizdo įrašus, vaizdai, screenshots, gifs and more.

This will open the direct message, where you can send different types of messages

    1. By tapping the message box, you can begin your message. And once you’re finished, press send. It’s that simple!

By tapping the message box, you can begin your message

Use Instagram DM as a quick and easy way for your customers to contact you directly. And level up your klientų aptarnavimas by making yourself readily available on this platform.

Can I DM on Instagram From My Computer?

Iki šiol, users could not access their direct messages on a desktop or computer. Dabar – tu gali! This is extremely helpful if you’re managing an online business and overwhelmed with your inbox. If you’re putting together your Instagram DM strategy, consider using your desktop instead of a mobile device. By switching to a desktop, it mimics an email inbox. Take a look at an example below!

Can I DM on Instagram From My Computer

Patikrinkite how to set up an Instagram DM workflow to help keep you on track and organized.

Can You Mass DM on Instagram?

Be aware of Instagram DM etiquette and how many messages you send. While there is no hard stop on the exact number, you should know that your account may be temporarily disabled. And in the absolute worse case, banned. Taigi, tread lightly.

If done appropriately, pavyzdžiui, sending a handful of direct messages a day. This would be a way to mass message. If you have a special promotion running in your store, this could be a positive way to use

Looking to work with Influencers? Patikrinkite ways you can work with micro-influencers.

Kas toliau?

Jei dar to nepadarėte, create an Instagram account with a business profile. And while you’re at, make sure you have an Ecwid E-commerce store to enable shoppable Instagram posts. You’ll be onto your first sale in no time.

 

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