Updated: Jul 11
You don' t own the URL, so you don't own the traffic. Third party apps like Linktree, Campsite, Milkshake, Canva -- while all convenient, don't allow you to claim ownership of the web traffic for SEO like you would with your own domain.
No.1 : You don't own the URL. so you don't own the traffic.
Third-party apps like Linktr.ee, Campsite, Milkshake, Canva -- while all convenient, don't allow you to claim ownership of the web traffic for SEO like you would with your own domain.
No.2 : It's not a seamless experience for your users.
High-value brands know a seamlessly branded experience (ie. consistent logo, brand colors, fonts, etc.) = increased trust, credibility and brand perception.
No.3 : Instagram views third-party links as spam.
Yes - as in there's a high-possibility someone can click your link in bio and receive a spam error message. Yikes. Don't believe us? Google "InstagramLinkTree spam 2018".
No.4 : They can't be fully customized.
Templates are great, until they're not.
Your Instagram links page should be an extension of your website. Not a template-y, skeleton-y version of it. Not exactly the best first impression.
No.5 : The 'shareable URL' links are too long.
Yes, this is a real link.
But yourdomain.com/resources sounds much better.
Q. So how do you avoid or fix this for your brand?
A. By using a branded Instagram page for your website.
Even better? We can do it for you - Message our chat box in the bottom right corner of our website and we'll share how!