How to Add a Link to your Instagram Bio

How to Add a Link to your Instagram Bio

Your Instagram link in bio is the very first thing someone sees when they land on your profile so it’s important you make good use of your bio. We all know the value of a good first impression. Instagram is no exception. So, it’s important to have a great Instagram bio that draws in users and encourages them to follow you. To add a link to your Instagram Bio, follow these steps below:

  • First, Open Instagram
  • Visit your profile by tapping the profile icon on the bottom right
  • Tap “Edit Profile” at the top
  • Write a custom description in 150 characters or less
  • Add a brief link to your website in the form of
  • Add links to other profiles by tapping “@” followed by the profile’s username
  • Use hashtags by tapping “#” followed by the hashtag you are associated with
  • Tap “Done” to save your bio

Instagram link in bio

If you want to spice up your Instagram link in bio, here are some suggestions to consider:

What do you do?

You do something – and you do something that sets you apart from anyone else. Tell this side of your brand in your bio. Explain what makes you unique. What you can do for them. Explain what you share on Instagram. Tell users what you do and who you are.

Instagram link in bio

Make It Intriguing

Instagram is about having fun. Your bio should mirror that fun side of your personality. Don’t make your bio too formal. Include emojis or symbols in your bio. Use humor, make people laugh. Know your audience.

Use Keywords

Keywords aren’t used on Instagram in the same way that they are on other sites. Hashtags work well and are easily searched on Instagram. But hashtags in your bio aren’t clickable and won’t show up in search results. So, it’s recommend avoiding them in your bio, unless you have a custom hashtag you are recognized for. Even though keywords aren’t necessarily going to help you in term of searches on Instagram, you should still use them to connect with other users.

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Customize It

Take the time to craft a customized bio that represents your brand and personality but that fits within the Instagram format and culture.

Add Your Website Link

The only place on Instagram where you can place a clickable link is in your bio. Take advantage of this real estate and include your website URL, landing page, blog page, or other link in this section. Including a link in your bio also shows users that you are a credible business. This encourages people to follow you so take advantage of it.

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I, Doğukan Batuhan Kurtçu was born in 1997 at a metropolis of Turkey named Izmir. Computer literacy and social media networks were always attracting me. When I first got introduced to Facebook, I knew it was game-changing. Not just for me but it was game-changing for human communication and soci...

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