Instagram now lets you schedule posts within its app
For years Instagram has ceased to be a platform that only serves to publish your memories. Today, it is a real business machine, and companies of all kinds use the app to sell their products and services. Soon, it will be even easier for those who manage social networks to keep an order in your Instagram posts.
It is a function that will allow you to schedule the publications. In this way, you will not have to resort to third-party tools that could have ulterior motives.
The proposal will be available to content creators with professional accounts. A) Yes, Finally, the company offers a solution to a lack that has existed since its inception. It is well known that the platform provides few really useful features for those who professionally service an Instagram account. It is true that the company has been working on implementing more and more features each time, but most have been aimed at imitating competing apps, such as TikTok or BeReal.
How can you schedule your next posts on Instagram?
Doing so is fairly straightforward, as explained by the company in its official blog. In addition, you will have a margin of 75 days to schedule the publications you require, and you will not have to download any extra application. Everything will be within Instagram and ready for use.
To schedule a post on Instagram, just follow these steps:
- Open on Instagram and go to the publication section.
- On that screen, where the caption is added, tap on Advanced settings.
- Here you will see a new switch under the name of Schedule this post.
- Once you select it, you can choose the date and time you want for the publication. Afterwards, tap on Program.
Clever. Now the content will be scheduled for later publication on Instagram. In case you want to check what posts have been scheduled, or want to cancel any, you just have to enter the Scheduled Content function, in the hamburger menu (indicated by three horizontal lines, hence the name). This same section allows you to reschedule, should you need to.
Also remember that only users with a professional account will be able to access this function. That is, if you want to use it, you will have to change your account type from the Instagram settings. The process is very simple, and after that you will be able to see content such as the engagement levels of your followers, the best days to post, and other statistics used by companies to measure the success of a publication.
Lastly, this feature has already begun to roll out to app users. That is, if it has not yet arrived, you should soon see it among your settings. Just remember that as this is a progressive process, it might take a few days or weeks before you can use it.
Other interesting news arrive on the social network
In addition to integrating this scheduling feature, Instagram has also added another cool feature. This is the Achievements for the reels.
What does this mean? According to the company, content creators will be able to unlock achievements in the Reels section. To do so, they will have to earn them, and it will be through creating content, collaborating with another creator, talking to the community, and even doing more than one reel a week.
When you have achieved any achievement related to any of the above, you will be notified right after publishing your reels. Yes indeed, this feature is still in testingalthough it is expected to be launched this week for all users globally.