How to start an Instagram DM automation?

Influencers and e-commerce business owners can benefit from using an Instagram DM automation tool. By automating your DMs, you can save time while still reaching out to new and potential followers.  

As social media platforms evolve, so must how we use them. One such evolution is the introduction of Instagram DM automation tools. In this post, we'll explore what an Instagram DM automation is, how it works, and why you might want to consider using one. By the end, you should have a good understanding of what these tools are and whether they're suitable for your business.​



1. What is an Instagram DM automation, and how does it work?


Instagram Direct Message (DM) automation is a tool that allows you to send automated messages to your followers and customers through Instagram. DM automation can help you build better relationships with your followers and customers by providing timely, relevant information. This blog post will discuss Instagram DM automation and how it works. We will also provide tips on using DM automation to improve your marketing efforts.


For brands and businesses with an Instagram account, there's no doubt that DM automation is a valuable tool. It allows you to send large volumes of personalized messages quickly and easily. But what is DM automation, and how does it work? 


DM automation is a sophisticated Chatbot that exists on your Instagram and Facebook account 24/7 and answers the DMs. It uses prebuilt templates customized to your niche or built from scratch according to the client's needs. Our Agency can offer you a few plans tailored for mid-size and big influencers and brands.



2. Why should you start using Instagram DM automation?


You'll be able to focus on creating more content instead of answering the same questions over and over again. It's like having an entire team working around the clock for you! Our software will automatically send messages to people who follow you on social media, collect their email address and SMS number, and even add them to your email list MailChimp, Klaviyo...


Are you looking for a way to run your next giveaway or promotion? Look no further than Instagram DM automation! With this new, Facebook-approved feature, you can easily and quickly get the email addresses of everyone who enters your contest.


DM automation is not only plaint text. It will allow you to send links to blog posts, YouTube videos, podcast episodes, affiliate links, links to the particular product in your webshop. You can send a photo or gallery of a few images, emojis, links - including "deep links." Sending coupon codes. You can choose to initiate automation via the "keyword" DM, reply to the comment even from the IG feed, or reply to the story mentioned. Connecting Chatbot to Instagram Ads and Facebook Ads is also possible and effectively generates new leads and sales.


3. How to set up an Instagram DM automation?


You don't have to do it by yourself our Agency will set up everything for you. Within 2-3 days, we will make your connection to the DM automation software, and we will create your first automations. Every month or week you will have the option to add new, change older automations or disable those which are no more needed. We will also connect our Chatbot software with your email marketing platform: MailChimp, Klaviyo, etc. Via our software, there is an option to send SMS to your followers. This way, you will be growing your email and SMS list automatically. 


4. The benefits of using Instagram DM automation.


Are you looking to take your social media marketing efforts to the next level? If so, you may want to consider using an Instagram DM automation tool. Such tools allow you to send automated messages to your followers and potential customers, which can help drive more engagement and sales.


•       Automation of FAQ

•       A new way of organizing the giveaways and contests where you build the email and SMS list of fans

•       Reaching your fans Omni-channel via Emails, SMS, IG DMs and Messenger

•       Automation of your Instagram and Facebook comments

•       Automation of Story Mentions

•       Persistent menu for Instagram (photo below)

•       Automation of webinar sign-ups straight from IG DMs

•       Saving time which you can put into content creation or brand deals


5. Tips for getting the most out of your Instagram DM automation.


•       Push to multiple channels at once with a single task

•       Reach your audience all across social media through DM's

•       Building the email and SMS list of people interested, for example about the presale of the book, course on the day of premiere you can email them (few days campaign) and SMS them

•       Get more engagement on your content (via an automated reply to comments)

•       Reach out to a hidden audience of inactive Facebook users via messages and sponsored messages

•       Automate campaigns while you sleep and focus on other marketing needs

  • Develop better emails with the automated list of engaged people who are following you 
  • Easily set up webinars and auto-responder messages seen in the DMs



Conclusions:  If you're tired of wasting time trying to send messages manually, or if you want a better way to increase sales and leads with marketing automation software, then it might be worth your while to explore Instagram DM automations. In this blog post, we've explored what Instagram DM automation is and the benefits that come from using one. We also shared some tips for setting up your automated message sending process through Instagram DMs!

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