Useful Hacks to Save Time on Instagram: Part Two
Time is precious especially if you are an Instagram marketer. To grow an effective marketing strategy on this social media economizing the time and use the saved time productively, there are several tips to adhere to. In one of our previous posts, we started the topic and discussed the first four points. Now it’s the time to finish the list and let you know all the hacks you can use. But before that, let us explain how you can benefit from the cooperation with InstaBF. This is the service that offers different packages of Instagram and IGTV likes, comments, views and followers on affordable conditions.
So, let’s get down to work.
Schedule IG Stories
Scheduling feed posts is not any news. However, did you know you can schedule Stories, too? Using a third-party application, it is possible to storyboard content, add links and captions and schedule the Stories right from the desktop. Just imagine how much time this will save you! The images to post can be cropped and resized, filters added. The scheduled stories will be copied to your smartphone and once the time to post them comes you will get a notification. Just remember to choose the date and time from the menu for the Stories to be posted.
By the way, most of these applications are free.
Gather and Save Hashtags
According to the statistics, posts with hashtags get around 13% more engagement than those without hashtags. Accordingly, it will be strategically more expedient to include hashtags under every post. Google Sheets could be used to organize hashtags according to appropriate headers and use them once necessary. Those categories could be filled out actively whenever you found new tags suiting your brand. Today the same can be done with the help of third-party applications. These are, as a rule, easy-to-use and time-saving methods of keeping effective hashtags at hand.
Export Reports on Instagram Analytics
Running an Instagram account on business purposes requires constant measure tracking. You should always be aware of how this or that content performs so that to make the necessary changes. This way you’ll adopt a better strategy for the future.
Nevertheless, producing a monthly report is a manual process that demands quite much time and efforts. You must dig into the Insights and handpick each statistic to track over time. If all this sounds inconvenient, search for an alternative way of exporting your monthly Instagram analytics reports. Such third-party applications as Later, for instance, can be really great! From the app’s dashboard, it’s possible to download CSV files on such crucial metrics as the Profile Growth, Discovery Metrics, etc. The latter will help you track your profile growth and the changes it has undergone.
Create Quick Replies for Common Direct Messages
Do you use a customer service tool for your Instagram business account? If yes, your DM inbox must be filled with identical questions. It’s very important to be as fast with responses as possible. Hence, don’t miss your chance to accept any help from aside. Create Quick Replies with Instagram, for instance. The latter allows to set up messages for the most frequently asked questions and then reply to them with just a single click. Just go to Instagram settings, business settings, and quick replies. Tapping the “+” button, write a quick reply. All that you need to do is to type the shortcut you have created beforehand in the response. When tapping the blue Quick Replies button, you will see the message written and it will appear automatically.