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How to write Effective Social Media Bio: Useful tips for artists

Focusing on a social media bio could sound extremely basic, right? However, an effective social media presence begins with a strong foundation. 

In this blog, we'll discuss the essential components of a bio, but first, you need to understand what a social media bio is, why writing a bio on social media is important for artists and how your bio helps you establish an effective social media presence. 

What is a social media bio?


Social media bio is a brief description about an individual. Bio is Used to briefly introduce yourself to people, describe your interests, your background, your website address,  etc. Instagram allows for a bio with a maximum of 150 characters. 

Why is having a strong social media bio important? 

A decent bio is crucial for a number of reasons, the first of which is that most people have limited attention spans. You only have a brief window of time to capture someone's interest and convince them to follow you. 

People want to know what you're about and why they should care when they visit your account; a strong bio is a good way to accomplish all of that. To sound more personal, introduce yourself and always write in the first person.

 Things to remember:

  • Instagram username character limit: 30 characters. 
  • Instagram caption character limit: 2,200 characters
  • Instagram hashtag limit: 30 hashtags
  • Instagram bio character limit: 150 characters
  • Instagram username character limit: 30 characters

To write a successful Instagram bio, follow these steps: 

  • Start off with your name 
  • Mention your academic degrees (for example, BFA or MFA) 
  • Describe your interests. 
  • Your area of expertise (if any) 
  • Give your contact details 
  • Mention your most noteworthy achievements.

Add a call to action. A call to action is a way for you to convince your social media audience to concentrate their attention on the next action you want them to take. 


Be brief. Be unique Be specific 

Mention Website URL (If any)

How to put a link in your Instagram bio?

  • Open the Instagram app on your phone. 
  • By tapping the person icon on the bottom right, you can access your profile. 
  • At the top of the screen, tap "Edit Profile." 
  • Mention URL to your description
  • By tapping "@" and the profile's handle, you can add links to other profiles. 
  • By tapping "#" and the hashtag you want to use, you can add hashtags. 
  • To save your bio, select "Done."


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    • All info at one place.. It’s great!

      Abhishek Shukla

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