Among all major social media platforms, Instagram has remained one of the most closed, as it does not let you put links in your captions. As per the reports of AdWeek, 28% of the time spent online on social media platforms is on Instagram. That’s a staggering amount of time which is being spent online and the number that should only continue to increase as the number of social networks continues to increase. Nobody, in this competitive market, wants to leave behind and therefore, there is no doubt that your cac (Customer Acquisition cost) requires to be on social media. You probably have been taken your business presence on Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn or Pinterest, but what about some other networks you keep hearing about especially Instagram.
In June 2018, it has been seen that Instagram reached 1 billion monthly active users, which is a lot of cute pets and fancy burgers. This platform is one o the most popular social media network for people as well as businesses. If Instagram is not already a part of your social media marketing, then it’s time to consider that. The number of organizations joining Instagram is growing rapidly, because, it makes easy for organizations to share their companies stories and brand identities through visual content. But, do you have an idea in case you need to schedule your post for further coming days, how to do that? No worries..!! For this, there are various apps that have been built to schedule your post on Instagram, and when the date comes, it is posted automatically over your platform.
Let’s have a look at some of the major best apps to schedule the post on Instagram that will help you to decrease your workload especially during holidays:
With later, you can schedule up to 30 posts per month for free of cost with the help of your mobile app or through the web browser. The big selling point of later is that it allows you to upload bulk images and videos and while most other solutions pull directly from your camera roll or require you uploading the images when you post them.
In addition to all this, it has a very beautiful Feed preview feature; therefore you can see how your scheduled posts will look once they are updated and auto-posting. It also allows you to search and report with the help of the app, as well as schedule tweets, etc.
For those of you who are not familiar, Buffer is the social media marketing tool which allows you to easily schedule social posts. It helps to track analytics, helps you to plan the schedule so that your posts hit your target demographic at key times and best of all.
It is integrated with Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram as well as Facebook. This app makes it much possible to keep up with your publishing schedule across multiple platforms with the help of one account. Unlike later, this app allows users to post videos and upload images to Instagram.
Like buffer, this app also integrates all of your social media marketing efforts into one place. It also provides social media analytics to show you how well your social media efforts are paying off and you can engage with your audience with their monitoring tool.
The free version of Hootsuite is more suited for individuals rather than business, but you can easily upgrade to plan for small business or even dive into their enterprise level. This app is available with the help of a web browser, Android and iOS.
ScheduGram is again one of the most popular tools for scheduling Instagram posts. The major features of this app is that you can upload photos and videos from the web, crop, add filters and text or can rotate the images, post Instagram updates now or can schedule them for later on, bulk upload multiple post for Instagram, manage multiple Instagram accounts, create multiple users to manage all of your schedule Instagram content.
If you want to schedule and publish content on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook LinkedIn, and Pinterest, then crowdfire is the best option. It is the only social media management tool which offers image recommendations for Instagram, images which have been approved for sharing by the creators.
This app also helps to curate related content, therefore; you can focus on your strategy instead of hunting for great, relevant articles to share. This app crunches the number to tell you the best to post your images or videos and suggest the hashtag to reach people outside your group of followers.
Viraltag is another tool which lets you schedule to both Pinterest and Instagram like Tailwind. Actually, with this app, you can schedule to LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter as well. This is a great option for anyone looking for a complete visual social media management tool, but you will require an additional social media management tool like Hootsuite and Buffer because you can only schedule images with it.
This app makes it easy for you to upload images from your computer with the help of drag and drop feature. It also integrates with Dropbox, Flickr and Google drive to make uploading images more conveniently.
By using sendible, you can monitor, manage and measure your social accounts on the go with sendible. If you are not the sendible user, you may register for a 30-day trial and can get started. It connects with multiple blogging and social network platforms and has comprehensive software to manage all social network platforms.
By using this app, you can view reporting accessing link to clients at any time and can collaborate easily and efficiently. This app has two major disadvantages i.e. no plug-in or free plans to use within the WordPress, and the other one lets you use only 20 modules per report.
If you are on the fence about using Instagram for your business, then this will help you to increase your business growth. With more than users, Instagram is becoming more popular than many established social media platform. Hope all the above apps will help you to make your business productivity reach on the top.