10 Engaging Prompts For AI-Generated Captions for Instagram

Unlock the secret to social media success with these 10 prompts for AI-generated Instagram captions.

Gabby Kaushansky
6 minutes read

If you’re a brand or business owner, you likely know that sometimes you can run into writer’s block or your creative juices aren’t flowing. In these cases, sometimes all you need is some fresh ideas, which is where AI caption generators can come in handy. 

Harnessing AI social media caption writers can help you improve your workflows and speed up your content creation process. With AI you can produce social media captions for Instagram that communicate your key messages, incorporate your tone of voice, and speak directly to your audience in just a few minutes. 

So, if you’re ready to start tapping into the power of AI for your brand or business, then we’re rounding up 10 engaging prompts you can start asking AI Instagram caption generators to help your craft engaging captions. 


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How to create expertly crafted AI-generated prompts 

While the powers of AI are amazing, helping you craft captivating captions in minutes, getting the most out of your AI-generated captions relies on providing the right prompts. That means you’ve got to give your caption generator the proper context. 

A well-crafted prompt provides the right context and information including your tone of voice, the topic you want to talk about, the platform you’re looking to publish your content on, and any additional details that are relevant. 

So, with that in mind, let’s run through 10 prompts for AI-generated captions that will speed up your workflow, and help you craft more engaging Instagram captions.  

Prompt 1. Create an Instagram post announcing the launch of our new  [product/service name and description]

Preparing to launch a new product or service can be both exciting and overwhelming, especially when it comes to crafting the perfect caption. But fear not! Here’s a fantastic prompt to help you leverage the capabilities of your AI caption generator.

Simply provide key details about your new product or service along with a concise description. You can even take it a step further by inputting the URL of your live website, allowing your AI tool to extract relevant information directly, saving you valuable time.

Prompt 2. Write an Instagram post debunking common industry myths about [topic name]

Want to talk about some common myths in your industry but don’t want to spend hours of time researching the topic? AI models are fantastic at doing the research for you, so why not ask your AI tool to debunk some common industry myths? 

You can either add your own input with your tone of voice or give some background information to help your AI generator understand how you would approach the specific topic. Remember context matters!

Prompt 3. Craft an Instagram caption highlighting 3 key benefits of [product/service] for [target audience]

If you’re looking to generate more conversions then highlighting the benefits of your products and services to the right target audience is key. And, there’s no better way to do it than getting your AI caption generator to do it for you. Simply tell your AI tool to highlight a few key benefits of your product or service and input a short description of what your product or service offering is. 

Prompt 4. Summarize this [blog topic] into an engaging Instagram caption

If you’re looking to repurpose a ton of content but don’t really have the time to write effortless and engaging captions, then AI can be your best friend. Simply input your blog into the AI generator and ask it to craft a shorter summary that’s fit for Instagram. 

Prompt 5. Create an Instagram poll about [insert topic]

One of the best ways you can utilize Instagram is by creating polls in the captions of your Instagram posts. That way you can gather audience feedback and garner more engagement on your social posts. 

And, instead of coming up with the questions yourself, you can get your AI caption generator to do it for you. All you have to do is come up with an engaging topic and let AI handle the rest. 

Prompt 6. Write a caption that breaks down [topic name] into simple steps for [target audience]

Want to show your audience how to use one of your products? Maybe you want to break down a complex topic surrounding your niche. Whatever it is, there’s a lot you can do with this prompt. 

By breaking down the topic into simple steps, you can help your target audience better understand and grasp the topic in a matter of seconds without having to summarize the information all by yourself. 

Prompt 7. Write an Instagram post outlining the [number] of reasons why [target audience] should learn more about [content piece]

Looking to captivate your audience? This prompt is your secret weapon to seize the attention of your target audience. 

Craft an engaging Instagram post that compellingly explains why they absolutely need to dive deeper into a specific topic or content piece. Get ready to ignite their curiosity and generate more clicks with a powerful call to action that leaves them craving more.

Prompt 8. Create a post that showcases a behind-the-scenes look at [event name and description] with a strong hook

Maximize the reach of your Instagram Reels and other content by offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into recent events or team dinners you’ve attended. And, if you’re seeking a scroll-stopping hook, let your AI caption generator craft one for you. With this winning combination, you’ll effortlessly attract more viewers and leave them eagerly engaged with your content.

Prompt 9. Craft an Instagram caption about [topic name] and include five SEO keywords related to the topic

If you’re not familiar with social SEO, it’s time to harness its potential. By strategically incorporating SEO keywords into your captions, you can optimize your content for discovery by Instagram users. 

Unlock the full potential of your captions by utilizing an AI caption generator to seamlessly integrate SEO keywords. This approach empowers you to enhance visibility and expand your reach across various topics, effectively maximizing your presence on the platform.

Prompt 10. Write an Instagram caption encouraging [target audience] to sign up for our mailing list [mailing list name and description] 

Got a mailing list you want more people to subscribe to? Use your caption generator to help you encourage your target audience to sign up for your mailing list or newsletter. Craft an engaging caption specifically designed to promote your mailing list, so you can effectively communicate the benefits and value they can expect to receive by joining.

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