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Sell With Instagram

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By Becca - June 8, 2018- in Go-Getter Blog

Shoppable Instagram is another way expand your business and sell more products online. Instagram is emerging as a useful selling platform for bloggers, boutique owners, and those who want to supplement their income by making few extra bucks a month.

Shopify’s feature lets its users offer products directly through Instagram tagging.

This feature ONLY works with products that are on sale and have a legitimate Facebook business profile. With a single tap, customers are directed to your Shopify store to purchase a desired product.

Setting Up Shoppable Instagram Account

Country Requirements

Instagram shoppable is available within countries listed below. 

USA, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Brazil, Sweden, Netherlands, Argentina, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Ireland, South Africa, Belgium, Austria, Peru, Uruguay, Paraguay, Malta, Ecuador, Panama, Portugal, Poland, Greece, Cyprus, Denmark, Czech Republic, Romania, Norway, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Luxembourg, Dominican Republic, Belize, Japan and South Korea.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Have at least Basic Shopify Plan 
  • Installed Facebook Sales Channel on Shopify 
  • Facebook Business Account with approved Facebook Shop 
  • Added Instagram Sales Channel in Shopify 
  • Latest Version of Instagram Business Profile  

How to Setup Instagram Business Profile

Open your profile and go to your settings.
Account >> Switch to Business Profile

Tap “Continue” until you see a page with “Connect to Facebook”.


Tap “Choose Page ” to link Facebook and Instagram together.

Either connect with your already set up FB page or create a new FB business page.

Choose a category.

Add your contact information so customers can easily get a hold of you.


Adding Instagram Sales Channel in Shopify

From Shopify admin, click on the “+” button next to Sales Channels . 

Add Instagram as a new Sales Channel. 

Log into your FB account to merge information to your Instagram account.  

Wait until you are approved.

Happy selling! 

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