Are you looking for creative Insta story ideas to plan your social media calendar? Feeling a bit stuck while doing it? We have something that might be just what you need for a week, even a month’s worth of content.
Being active on Instagram has become one of the most important steps towards a strong digital presence. Users follow you for relevant content and they can as easily unfollow if they no longer find the content engaging. We are here to solve that problem for you!
LightX mobile photo editor brings you an ultimate guide to creative Insta story ideas. Also, we have editable Instagram story templates that will make your brand marketing even easier!
6 creative Insta story ideas and how to implement them!
When you offer a product, service, or platform, you might be receiving many questions. Answer those questions! Your social media is the direct link between you and your customers. If you receive the same type of questions over time, try to answer them in your Insta stories!
Step up your engagement game by using the Question sticker of the Instagram stories. Do remember to imply the ideas that you might get from your followers.
Contests and Giveaways
When your Instagram page reaches a certain milestone you can conduct a giveaway for your followers. The giveaway or the prize can be anything- ranging from a free trial of your service or a free hamper of your products.
To create enough buzz around your giveaway, you can even collaborate with another Instagram page in your niche. It offers a chance for cross-promotion and increases the number of followers.
Promote Blog Posts
The second one on the list of creative Insta story ideas is to promote blog posts. Instagram stories, when coupled with the Swipe Up feature ca get you a lot of views and engagement.
Select a suitable story template from LightX, customize it and then you are good to go! It is also a good way to cross-promote your content on various social media sites.
Behind the scenes
People love seeing a face behind the brands or the pages they follow. So another one in the list of creative Insta story ideas is to go behind the scenes. If it is a product, then you can give a tour of how the product is manufactured. Take the audience through the process and highlight the USPs of your brand.
Create a Poll
Polls are super fun! You can conduct polls on your IG stories to engage your followers! Always come up with poll ideas that are fun and informative so the followers are encouraged to participate.
Select a suitable template from LightX mobile photo editor and then upload it to Instagram. Select the poll sticker, write the question and the two options!
Before and after
Before and after shots and comparisons are really popular among Instagram users. They really show the followers the effect of using your product or service.
This story idea can creatively act as a testimonial for your brand. So work up those before and after shots!
How to use Instagram Story Templates in LightX App
- Open LightX mobile photo editor
- Click on ‘Templates’
- Select the appropriate category for your stories
- Customize it step by step to suit your brand and Instagram feed and stories
- Add your brand logo to the story
- Add a CTA if you want
And that’s it! It’s done! That is how easy it is to make an Instagram Story from Templates. So go ahead and start planning the coming week’s content!