Let’s face it…Instagram images are kind of a big deal. Because without a photo, there’s no Instagram post.

Sure you can use stock photos, but they don’t draw your audience in like the real deal.

People want to follow people, so it’s time to give your followers what they want and give them a closer look at your lifestyle and who you are.


Here are 5 Instagram photo ideas:


Whether you are working from your couch or have a cute home office or you’ve just set up shop at a local coffee spot, give your followers an inside look of your workspace and show them what you are working on. (And be sure to have your branding in the photo!)


Have a quote you love? Instead of sharing a design someone else created, make it your own image with @canva or @wordswag. Or, if you want to really think outside the box, write out the quote in your journal! Throw in some fun details like your favorite coffee mug, a cute pen, and take the photo from overhead and BOOM. Flatlay = Slayed.


Did you stumble upon a cool new mural in your city or do you have some pretty greenery in your home sweet home? Share your favorite Insta-worthy views and sites. And if you need some inspo, take a stroll around your town!


Our furry companions deserve love, too! Does your pet hang out next to you while you’re hard at work? Snap a pic of your favorite assistant.


You already know what I’m about to say…SHOW YO’ FACE. Your Instagram feed should tell your brand’s story and the story is you!

Ready to get snappin?! What are your favorite photos to share on Instagram?!



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