With over 200 million people visiting Instagram daily, adding the Instagram Book button to your profile is a no-brainer for stylists. Attaching a clear call to action to your page is an easy way to convert your Instagram visitors into paying customers. But for many stylists, implementing the integration is far from seamless. If you’ve had difficulty adding the Instagram Book Now button to your profile, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.
Upgrade to a Business Account
As a stylist, you likely already have an Instagram business account. If you don’t, start there. This level of Instagram gives you insight into your followers, lets you add a link to your bio, and most importantly, allows you to add action buttons like the coveted Book Now. Making the switch to a biz account is as easy as clicking Edit Profile then selecting Switch to a Professional Account. For step by step instructions, check out Instagram’s how-to video here to get up and running.
Link Your Profile
Now for the (relatively) easy part — linking your profile. If you’ve tried to link your StyleSeat account before Instagram’s latest update, chances are the steps have changed. Follow the latest steps below:
- Go to your business profile on Instagram
- Select Edit Profile
- Tap Action Buttons
- Select Book Now
- Select StyleSeat
- This will pull up a StyleSeat login page
- Enter your StyleSeat username and password to integrate your Instagram business page with StyleSeat
- Click Continue
- Head back to Instagram to view your brand new Book Now button
Get the Latest Version of Instagram
If you’re having issues connecting your StyleSeat account, make sure you have the most up-to-date version of Instagram. Not sure if you have the latest version?
- Open the App Store
- Tap your profile icon at the top of the screen
- Scroll down to Instagram, if you don’t have the latest version tap Update (if it says open next to your app then you have the latest version!)
- From the Play Store home screen, tap the Menu icon
- Tap My apps & games
- Tap Instagram to update to the latest version
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