You can finally schedule content to auto-post to Instagram!
It has been a long time coming. In fact, many thought it never would: the ability to schedule content to auto-post to Instagram! Now, before you get too excited, there are a few things to know
- Only business profiles have this feature
- Content cannot be scheduled directly though Instagram. Instead, you must use a social media content manager such as Hootsuite
- Videos cannot be auto-posted, but can still be scheduled with a push notification
- Images must be between 4:5 and 1:91:1 ratios
So how do you schedule your content to auto-post?
Set up a business profile on Instagram.
Not only does this allow you to auto-post, it also give you a ton of perks such as analytics and the ability to run ads!
Sign up with a social media content manager.
Check out this list of a few content managers which have the ability to auto post:
- LATER (coming soon)
Schedule your content, then forget about it!
OK--don't really forget about it. You'll still want to engage with those who comment on the content you no longer have to post yourself. :) That said, this new feature is sure to save you TONS of time on social media management for your handmade biz!