How to Add an Appointment Booking Through Instagram

May 17, 2019

Do you have a large following on Instagram? If you do, then, we’d like to congratulate you because you’re probably doing the right thing on your page. If you don’t, this article could help you increase that.


Instagram, A brief history

Instagram became so popular upon its release in 2010 and 2 months after its release, the social media platform already hit a whopping 10 million registered users! As of today, there are about 1 Billion users on Instagram and is still growing up to this day.

With lots of users from around the globe, it is no wonder that this social media giant has become one of the most favourite social networking platforms for businesses. Not only it is easy to gain followers on Instagram, it is also very simple to use.


If you do have lots of followers on Instagram, you might want to try and take advantage of the available features you can use to deliver more results for your businesses.


What are action buttons?

Action buttons are a feature on Instagram that lets you add a call to action on your profile page. Adding this to your page gives your followers a means to take some action, whether it’s calling your business or setting up an appointment with you.


In this article, we will teach you how to add a booking appointment button on your Instagram page so read on!



How to set up a booking appointment on your Instagram page

The most important step before starting to create a booking appointment on your page is to make sure that your business profile is already setup. Next, upload images of your services, sample works or videos. Make sure that you have your profile logo and a short description of the business and your business details. Once you have them setup, all you need to do now, is to follow these steps:


NOTE: For this to happen, you’ll be needing a third-party service.

  1. Log into Instagram using your phone and then click on Edit Profile.

  2. Scroll down and choose Contact Options.

  3. Click on “Add an action button >”.

  4. Select the Booking Service from the list of options and tap Next in the top right corner.

  5. Follow the steps of the Booking Service app of your choice (you might be asked for the web address of your booking page so make sure you have it ready to copy and paste) and you’re done!


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