Currently, Instagram Stories offers marketers the ability to measure reach, exits, replies, people insights and video views. While these metrics are important, direct responses will enable brands a much needed connection to the website conversion and mobile installs/engagement (available at the end of May 2017).
This is exciting news for performance marketers who will be able to measure and optimize, and therefore, allocate ROI for performance on the social platform.
Brands will be able to place CTAs in their Instagram Stories content, which will allow for connection to websites, landing pages, and app installs (available at the end of May). This means Instagram Stories will open up possibilities for lead generation, website conversion, product/service sales and promotion, product orders, or newsletter sign ups.
The following CTAs are supported in the new Direct Response Instagram Stories:
Tips for implementing the Direct Response tactics:
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