How to know you instagram account Type? is it a Business or Personal account?
Which one is better, and how to switch between?

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What is a personal account on Instagram?

As we know, Instagram has become one of the popular social media in the world, many influencers use this platform daily and stay connect with their followers and share their daily chores with them.
Because of this, Brands and Companies focused on Instagram and work with the popular influencers to get traffic and get selles.
So if you don't have an account on Instagram, you should create one here.

When you create a new account on Instagram it will be named as a "Personal account" by default. and if you need to get a business account you need to switch from the Personal and to do that just keep reading. 

What is a business account on Instagram?

A business account on Instagram is a personal account but with more features such as: creating paid promotions, get insights for your account [Post reach, followers, unfollowers ...etc].

How do I know if I have a brand account on Instagram?

If you want to know the type of your account on Instagram there are easy steps to know that.
choose one of your posts and click on it.
below the post, you will find the "promotion" button if you have a brand or business account, if you don't find it, that means that your account is "personal".

How to switch to a business account on Instagram?

Okay, now to switch to a business or brand account on Instagram, you need to follow these steps:

  1. First, open the Instagram application and login with your email [phone] and your password.
  2. Open the settings menu by clicking on the 'avatar' below.
  3. Click on the three lines on the top side, and then click on settings bellow.
  4. Click on "Account" and scroll down to find "Switch to professional account".
  5. Now click on Continue.
  6. Choose your Facebook page to connect it with your Instagram or create a new one.
  7. Check your Information and click done, 'Congratulation' you have a business account.

What are the Benefits of Operating an Instagram Business Profile?

  • Creating promotions on Instagram posts. 
  • You can get detailed insights for your posts, videos, and stories. 
  • Adding a "call to action" feature which allows followers to contact you directly.
  • Adding links to your story "when you reach 10k". 
  • Showing the "shopping side" on your account.

How to switch back to personal account Instagram

It's much easy to switch back to a personal account on Instagram, all that you have to do is to repeat the previous steps.

  1. Open settings
  2. Open account
  3. Switch back to the personal account
  4. Click ok.


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