Camille Styles

5 Ways to Take Your Insta Stories to the Next Level

September 14th, 2017

It’s been about a year since Instagram unrolled “stories”, and since then we’ve seen some clever use — and complete abuse — of the video platform. The feature was openly designed to compete with Snapchat, and it’s disappearing quality was *supposed* to mean freedom from the perfection-obsessed culture of Instagram. Insta users were quick to get on board: it seems like everyone is documenting EVERYTHING these days (from the common cold to actual births). As a viewer, it can feel a bit like rummaging through a garage sale looking for something interesting. So how do you keep your followers from swiping left? I went straight to the two accounts I love most for answers: @texasmonthly and @lucylaucht. I can always count on both of these handles for inspiring and entertaining stories, and couldn’t wait to see what they had to say about their methods for creating them. Read on to discover 5 simple ways to take your insta stories to the next level:

featured image via fairfax journal

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  1. Rena says:

    Love the picture with the denims so much!
    xx Rena

  2. Love this post! I think my favorite tip is knowing my audience. Sometimes i just post what i want, and not necessarily what people want to see. But i’m still trying to find the right balance.

  3. Very helpful. I haven’t used this new Instagram feature yet but probably should!

  4. Briana Lee says:

    These tips are really helpful. Thank you!

    Briana |

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