Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms around and due to its wide spread appeal it can also be a great tool for your business. If you're not using it, you might be missing out on a huge opportunity to connect with your audience on an app they spend hours using everyday.
But quite frankly, it's not easy to create your Instagram posts on a consistent basis. It’s hard enough to find the time to take photos but then we need to craft clever captions and let's not forget the call to action!!
Is there any way around this?
If you want to use Instagram as part of your marketing strategy, and you're looking for an easier way to manage all the necessary tasks, I recommend you start by using Canva.
You probably heard about Canva by now but in case you aren't convinced, rest assured that Canva has a plethora of free templates that are perfect for posting on Instagram. I remember year ago, hearing people say they didn't use Canva because the templates were so recognizable. Things have really changed over that past few years and today Canva can be used to create totally unique designs that are high quality and very professional looking without the need for any design skills!
Save Time Scheduling Instagram Posts
Another really cool feature of Canva is the option to schedule to Instagram and other social platforms directly from the Canva interface. By the way, did you know that you can install the desktop version on your Mac or pc and the mobile app is pretty handy too. Here's how easy it is to schedule your Instagram posts with Canva – just follow the steps below!
Facebook Creator Studio
If for some reason, you want to explore another option, you can consider using the Facebook Creator Studio which I cover at the end of the video. Please don't be alarmed if your Facebook interface doesn't look the same as what I show here — they keep changing it!
More Canva Integrations
There are other platforms that allow scheduling from Canva and the list keeps growing. Currently, you can post from Canva directly to these platforms:
As the list gets updated I'll keep you informed and in the meantime, check out these other content sharing and creation tools you can connect and share your designs with.
I wish I could make videos to show you how to use all of these apps but some of them are pretty straight forward. For example, you can connect your account to Google Drive or Dropbox! That means you never need to worry about running out of storage on your device or computer again.
For now, I'll leave you with another tutorial where I share how to edit video and pdf's inside of Canva.
Have fun posting to Instagram and Stay Beautiful!
Recommended Canva Resources
- Design With Canva YouTube Channel
- Ultimate Collection of Canva Tutorials YouTube Playlist
- Canva Tutorials for Coaches YouTube Playlist
- Sandee Solutions YouTube Channel