If you own a business, building a successful online presence should be amongst your top priorities. One of the social mediums that recently took off and reached a whole new level of popularity is Instagram. If your company isn’t there yet, it’s time to set up an account! Our all-time least favorite thing about online marketing is the sheer amount of time you need to spend in order to really get it going. Fortunately, now there is a way for you to deal with it all in the matter of minutes – and not having to worry about being online at a certain hour. What is this magic? Take a look at our list of useful tools that will let you schedule Instagram posts quickly and with ease.
How to schedule Instagram posts like a pro
This is a useful tool that you can use for free – there are two types of accounts, only one of which is paid and offers additional features. If you don’t want to spend any money on your scheduling ventures, Latergramme will let you add 2 Instagram accounts and serve them with up to 30 photos per month. Not bad! You can also search photos, and search and repost content. Latergramme also has a mobile companion app and will remind you to post according to your schedule. If you choose to pay the $20 monthly fee you will get up to 250 posts per month and you can post photos and videos alike.
This tool will be perfect for you if Instagram is not the be-all end-all of your online presence. ViralTag lets you not only schedule Instagram posts, but also take care of your Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter activity. ViralTag will supply you with curated content from RSS feeds and help you choose the best time to publish your posts on social media. You will gain access to a marketing calendar and link shortening tools. ViralTag starts at 24$, but if you want to use it really hard, you might need to upgrade to a more expensive plan.
This tool is really popular and you’ve probably already heard about it. It will let you upload photos and videos from the internet and edit your images, filters included. It supports multiple accounts and lets you post photos in bulk, right now or scheduled for a set date in the future. If you’re interested, you can sign up for a free trial of the premium account that last 7 days. The total monthly cost for one account with up to 10,000 followers is $20. If you are planning to use more than 10 accounts with ScheduGram, you can count on a hefty discount.
Onlypult offers more than just scheduling your posts. If you are of a competitive outlook, know that this tool will track the movements of your rivals for you. You can also manage up to 40 Instagram accounts and create multiple user accounts. The service starts at $12 monthly. Onlypult also offers a free, less impressive version of their software, and a free 7-day trail if you want to see for yourself whether the tool is worth its price.
Hootsuite is a tool that is free if you are going to use up to three profiles. Yes, profiles – because Hootsuite will help you not only schedule Instagram posts, but also tweets and Facebook page posts & videos. Social analytics reports will be made available to you and following popular hashtags will be made much more intuitive. If this tool sounds like something you’d like more of, it’s just $9 a month for it to serve more than three profiles of yours. There is also a month long free trial on offer – why not check it out?
This is the perfect tool for you if you like to stay in control. For a $10/per account fee you get access to unlimited posting opportunities. You will be able to repost pictures and captions and share your Instagram updates to other social media such as Twitter and Facebook. There are various plans to choose from if you need less or more and you want the pricing to reflect that.
As you can see, it doesn’t take much to successfully manage the Instagram presence of your business. Al you need are the right tools and we’ve just listed a whole bunch of them for you to choose from!