Instagram Stories Ideas for business owners

30-Day Instagram Story Challenge

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Instagram Stories allow you to share images and short videos that disappear after 24 hours. Coming up with Instagram content can be stressful sometimes. And that is why we put together this 30-Day Instagram story challenge to help you create stories for the next 30 days. We know that content creation is not always easy. Instagram Stories allow you the freedom to be authentic and not worry about filters or a perfectly branded feed. They allow you to be you.

People love to see the behind the scenes of their favourite content creators. Instagram stories are a great way to create engagement and build connections with your audience. They also help you to increase your brand visibility and generate leads.

Are you using Instagram stories?

The purpose of the 30-day Instagram Story challenge is to help you with prompts for your stories and make it easier for you to create Instagram Stories for 30 days.

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30 Instagram Stories Ideas for Business Owners

01: Share something about you

Share something about you or your business that your audience might not know. This can be anything but let it be something that will make people want to check your stories.

02: Share a blog post

You can share a recent blog post or an old blog post that you would like to drive traffic to. And the good news is anyone can add a link to their stories. You don’t need a certain number of followers to do so.

03: Promote a product

Talk about your products in your stories. You can never market your products enough. They say that people need to see an ad an average of 7 times or more before they are convinced to buy.

04: Share an Instagram Post

There are posts that you know would be of great help to your audience but didn’t do so well. You can share such posts on your Instagram Stories to reach more people. You can also re-share posts that performed well since not everyone gets to see all posts you share.

05: Feature another business owner

Whose content are you currently enjoying? You can feature them on your Instagram Stories.

06: Behind the Scenes

Who doesn’t like to see what goes on behind the scenes? Share your office space or show us how you like to work.

07: A book you are reading

What book are you reading? Share what spoke to you. People are always to looking for book recommendations.

08: A fun fact about you

Share a fun fact about you. It can be something that happened to you in high school or something funny or embarrassing that you did.

09: Something funny

You can share a funny meme or something funny that is trending in your niche.

10: A series you are watching

We want to know what you are binge-watching. You might just be making a recommendation. On a serious note, it’s a great way to connect with those that are interested in the same things as you.

11: A freebie

Share a freebie that will encourage people to join your email list. I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about how important it is to build an email list.

12: Show some love

Appreciate someone. We live in a world where everyone is too busy trying to make a living. Sometimes we forget to slow down and just thank those who have our back.

13: 5 things that you use every day

What 5 things do you use every day? It can be stuff that you use as a business owner or something that is not business-related.

14: A sneak peek at something you are working on

What are you working on? Show your audience what you are working on and create some buzz around it.

15: Something trending

Talk about something that is trending in your niche and share your opinion.

16: A day in the life

What does your daily routine look like? Share what your day looks like.

17: Create a poll

Want to find out what people would rather go for? A poll is a great way to do this.

18: Favourite skin product

What skin product is working for you? You never know who you might help.

19: Story takeover

You can allow other business owners to share their content on your stories.

20: Before and After

It can be an old picture and a recent picture of you or something you did for your client. It can be anything. Whatever you choose, make it interesting.

21: Offer a discount

We all like discounts! Instagram Stories are a great place to share promotions.

22: Best business advice you have received

What’s the best business advice you have ever received? It might help someone.

23: Share a limiting belief you had

Share a limiting belief you had and how you overcame it.

24: Share a recent win

Share a recent achievement- something that was a challenge.

25: Examples of your work

Share your work with your audience. Some people might not know what services you offer.

26: Share why you started your business

Talk about why you started your business and what drives you to keep going.

27. A story that inspired you

Share an inspiring story. We are usually inspired by the stories we are able to relate to.

28. Get to know your audience

Come up with a set of questions to ask your audience.

29. A short tutorial

Share a short guide. It can be a hack or something that a lot of people have been struggling with.

30. This or That

This is something fun and a great way to increase engagement.

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