Instagram stories are one of the best Instagram post formats for businesses as you can add links directly into Instagram stories that make it a lot easier to drive people to your website, offers and drive conversions from Instagram directly.
In this Instagram marketing tutorial, we are going to show you how you can share sn Instagram story to Facebook Story automatically. This little trick can double your content production without spending any extra time on content creation.
If you prefer a video tutorial, you can also check out a video on how to share an Instagram story to a Facebook story:
What you need to share Instagram story to Facebook story?
First, before we would show you the actual process, we want to explain two things that are necessary if you want to share Instagram post to Facebook story.
First, you need to have an Instagram business account to be able to do this. If you don’t have an Instagram business account yet, you can find more about how to switch to an Instagram business account in our tutorial:
Secondly, you need to link your Instagram business account to the Facebook page where you want to share the Instagram stories as Facebook stories.
We also have a complete tutorial on this so check that out if you haven’t connected your IG account to your Facebook business page yet:
How to share Instagram story to Facebook story?
Once you have switched to an Instagram business account and connected to a Facebook page, you only need one more thing to automatically share Instagram stories to Facebook stories as well.
- Open up your Instagram profile
- Tap on the ‘Hamburger menu’ in the top right corner.
- Tap on ‘Settings’
- Select ‘Sharing to Other App’
- Tap on ‘Facebook’.
- Turn on ‘Automatically Share’ – ‘Your Instagram story’ as you can see on the screenshot below.
So from now on, whenever you share an Instagram story it will be automatically shared to the connected Facebook page as a Facebook story as well.
You might have just doubled your Facebook organic reach as stories on Facebook still can get a quite good reach without paying for Facebook ads.
How to share Instagram post to Facebook Story?
When you publish a new Instagram post, it is a best practice to make a couple of Instagram stories about it promoting it.
Then you can also share these Instagram stories to Facebook stories automatically as well.
How to share Instagram stories as Facebook stories to multiple Facebook pages?
Currently, you can only share the Instagram story you create to one Facebook page as Facebook stories using the Instagram app. If you want to share an Instagram story to multiple Facebook pages you own, you have to use a social media scheduler software.
If you want to take your social media automation to the next level, you could also try out an automation service like Integromat or Zapier. They are cheaper and more versatile.
If you want to know more on how to share Instagram stories to multiple Facebook pages with a service like Integromat let us know in the comments below and we will add to this tutorial.