Set Up Shopping
The following article will give you all the steps you need to know to start selling products on Instagram.
Remember to add your INDIGO INDUSTRIES products to the mix.
Download Indigo images sized for shopping/catalog on Facebook.
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This article will show you how to sell directly on Instagram.
What to know before you begin.
Your account must be approved for shopping on Instagram to feature products in posts and stories
You must have the latest version of Instagram app
Set up Catalog for shopping on Facebook prior to requesting approval from Instagram.
How to set up a Catalog on Facebook
Note: If you use an e-commerce platform like - SHOPIFY or BIGCOMMERCE you can set up a shop directly from these platforms back end.
1. Go onto your stores Facebook page
2. Click the down arrow on yours navigation bar
3. Click Business Manager
a. If you do not have a business manager option - click here to set it up.
4. Type CATALOG in the search menu
5. Click Create Catalog button
6. Upload images, text, pricing, etc. This part is pretty self explanatory.
Link to access Indigo images :) https://www.indigo-industries.com/copy-of-media-artwork
Once you have all your images and information uploaded, you are ready to request shopping from Instagram.
Enable Business Settings for Shopping on Instagram
To enable the ability to feature products from the Instagram App:
Go to your profile and tap - menu list (see example below)
Tap Shopping. Select the request button.
Keep checking back to see if you have been approved. Once you are approved. Got to step 5
Select a product catalog to connect to your business profile.
If you don't see Shopping, your account is probably still under review or it hasn't been approved for shopping on Instagram. The review process can take a few days.
How to Post a Shopping Post on Instagram
Once your have the product feature enabled on your Instagram account, you will now have the option to tag products on the screen.
Add a new post like usual. When you get to this screen (shown below) do the following.
Tap "Tag Products"
3. Tap the location on the image where you want the product tag to appear.
4. Choose the item you're tagging from the list of products you included in your Facebook catalog
5. After you select the product you will return to the tagging screen.
6. Save the tag
7. Finish uploading your Instagram post
Please note – If your Instagram posts directly to Facebook the shoppable function won’t transfer to Facebook. If you want the post to be shoppable on FB the post must be uploaded directly to Facebook.
If you have questions or need help please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOU CAN ACCESS ALL INDIGO PRODUCT IMAGES IN THE DEALER CONNECT SECTION OR SEND DANA A TEXT OR EMAIL AND SHE WILL SEND THE IMAGES DIRECT VIA WETRANSFER. DANAZ@INDIGO-INDUSTRIES.COM OR 714-917-8861