Need to freshen up your ‘gram game with some new Instagram Story tricks? Well, friend, you have journeyed to the right side of the interwebs.
Today we are going to share some of our absolute favourite Instagram Story tricks that are sure to wow your audience like nothing else.
Can I get a woop woop?!
Hold onto your socks because we’re about to knock them right off with these fantabulous Instagram Story tricks.
CREATIVE INSTAGRAM STORY TRICKS
CREATE A SOLID COLOUR BACKGROUND
This is a really handy dandy trick to have up your sleeves for Instagram Stories because not only can you create a solid colour background – you can even make transparent backgrounds to give a little sneak peek at a photo that you’ll be posting to your Instagram grid later in the day.
Open up Instagram Stories and follow the tutorial below to give it a try!
CREATE ANIMATED TEXT
So, over on the Plann YouTube channel, we have a bunch of helpful tutorials showing the best Instagram Story tricks that we know.
In this video, we show you how to create animated text – how flipp’n cool is that?!
CREATE RAINBOW TEXT ON INSTAGRAM STORIES
If you love yourself a bit of colour (or a LOT of colours!!!) you are going to have a lot of fun with this Instagram Story trick.
Check out our quick tutorial below and try it out for yourself!
PSSST -> Do you need some hacks for increasing your Instagram Stories engagement? Check out this handy blog post.
INSTAGRAM STORY TRICKS FOR GROWTH
ADD INVISIBLE HASHTAGS TO YOUR INSTAGRAM STORIES
If you want to increase your Instagram Stories views, you should definitely give this Instagram Story trick a try!
Take a peek at this quick video tutorial to learn how to add invisible hashtags to your Instagram Stories.
CREATE YOUR OWN GIFS
Importantly, did you know that you can create your own GIFs for Instagram Stories?!
We have tried it out here at Plann HQ and now if you go to the GIF sticker in stories and type in ‘Fancy Pants’ you should come across our funny little GIF…
So, if you want to create your own GIFs for your business or blog, you will need to create a GIPHY account here and follow this handy dandy tutorial.
ADD HIGHLIGHT COVERS WITHOUT UPLOADING TO STORIES
Because everyone wants to have funky, unique Instagram Story highlight covers, the worst thing everrrr is when someone spams their audience with 5 or 6 stories that are just placeholders!
We have an Instagram Story trick that you’re really going to love if you are a business or blog that changes their Instagram Story Highlight covers regularly.
UNIQUE INSTAGRAM STORY TRICKS
ZOOM IN AND OUT
If you want to add a bit of visual interest to your Instagram Story videos, we have a handy dandy trick for you!
Follow along with our video tutorial below. Learn how to zoom in and out of Instagram Stories with just one finger.
CREATE STOP MOTION INSTAGRAM STORIES
Well, if you are feeling extra creative you should definitely try out this last Instagram Story trick!
In this video tutorial, we’re going to show you how to create a stop-motion Instagram Story that is unique and will definitely WOW your audience.
PHEW! That was a whole bunch of Instagram Story tricks.
Now you have a bunch of new ways that you can jazz up your stories to make them more exciting for your audience. We think that this is always a great idea!
If you want to remember to post to Instagram Stories regularly don’t forget to download the Plann app to schedule your Instagram Stories in advance.