How to Use Tailwind to Schedule Your Instagram Posts
Today there are two big online platforms that every online seller must focus on. These two are Instagram and Pinterest. If anyone needs to build an online presence today then they must surely focus on these two.
Instagram is one of the fastest growing social networks and it drives the highest engagement.
After instagram Pinterest is the second highest social network site that drives huge traffic. Facebook is still on number one rank. Instagram and Pinterest are two major social media network where you can build your presence organically and drive free traffic and sales without the use of ads. To achieve this you need to put regular posts to both these social networks. It is assumed that a business should at least post around 16 to 25 post a day on Pinterest and should put at least 7 post a week on Instagram. It is better if someone put a post per day on Instagram.
Each of these posts should be scheduled to go out at the most optimal time and they should be optimized to drive the highest engagement and traffic. This is the reason it is very important to use a schedule tool that makes it easy for users to schedule to Pinterest and Instagram in advance.
Majority of people use a tool like Tailwind that is specifically designed to schedule post to Pinterest and Instagram. Tailwind has wide range of features that makes it best to use among other such tools. In this guide we will help you know how you can use Tailwind to schedule your Instagram and Pinterest posts.
Using Tailwind to Schedule to Instagram
Tailwind has many features that can help you save time while scheduling Instagram posts.
Simply open the Tailwind app and add your Instagram account to it. Now login in to your Instagram account and then just click on “Ass new Instagram Account”.
Now the next step for you is to authorize your account and connect your corresponding facebook page. After doing this you must verify your phone number and then get Tailwind to personalize your schedule i.e you should create a post schedule for you.
After doing this, your Tailwind account will be set up and you can start scheduling your Insta posts. With free plan you can easily schedule 31 posts for free. You can begin creating your posts by either using your browser extension (to share user generated content and for regramming and shoutouts) or by using their drag and drop visual uploader.
Once you upload your 1st picture, this app will automatically guide you through the process of scheduling Instagram posts.
It also help you find best hashtags, hashtag lists and will ask you to add description to your post and then will put the post in queue. Based on your past activity, this app will suggest you hashtags and will automatically add few of them which got most clicks. This way you can save your time.
Tailwind has hashtag list feature from where you can create lists of hastags for your instagram post. You can add all of them with a couple of clicks.
You can as many as hash tags to your posts and can save them so that next time when you have to use those you simply have to click on the list. You can also give your hash tag list a name. It has been observed that posts that have more than 11 hash tags get the most engagement. So, this feature will help you get more likes, comments and followers with a smaller effort.
Once you add your hash tags you can directly schedule from your desktop itself if you have a business account as Tailwind lets you auto post. You don’t need to transfer your post to a mobile device first.
Once your post goes live then you can view its analytic features. You can check which post is working best for you and which hashtag has got the most engagement.
All the features of Tailwind are specifically designed to save your time while using it to schedule to Instagram. Tailwind is an official Instagram partner tool which means you can trust it to make sure your account and personal information is safe and secure.
You can easily schedule your first 31 posts for free. If you are willing to upgrade to plus plan then you need to pay $14.99 per month for it. It has been found that users who use plus plan of Tailwind get 1.8 times more likes and 1.3 time more followers.
The Tailwind smart schedule feature will help you choose the best times to post and it is based on when your targeted audience is most engaged so you can get more out of every post.
Drag and drop calendar so you can preview your feed before you post
Every user must care about their Instagram strategy. It is always best to have regular posts on your Instagram page and the content should put a great impression on the visitor.
With drag and drop calendar feature, user can plan an amazing Instagram feed easily. Use can make sure the feed is always looking perfect.
You can easily drag and drop your image to test/see what would look and fit the best for your Instagram feed.
And much more than this!
Other than scheduling a post for your Instagram page, Tailwind has lot more features that are really helpful. Below we have mentioned few of them:
Saved hashtag lists
Hide hashtags in first comment
Tag users and locations
Regram Instagram posts
Summary email reports
Synced mobile and desktop apps
This is safe app to use as it is an Instagram and Pinterest partner tool.
Above we have mentioned how you can schedule a post on your Instagram using Tailwind.