The Top 5 Resources to Up Your Instagram Game

We know that Instagram can be a little confusing and time consuming in your busy life. But we want to provide you with the right tools to take your business or brand to the next level on Instagram.

To make it a little easier, here are the top 5 resources that you NEED for your Instagram!

Buffer

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 Planning, creating, scheduling, and posting content can feel like a full time job. If you’re posting 3-5 times per week most people struggle to find the time. Luckily, you don’t have to create and post content minute by minute as you need it, you can actually schedule it ahead of time a great social media scheduler. When you have a variety of different social media platforms to post on, it makes it easier to schedule your content to be posted automatically, when you want them to be posted.


Some other, more advanced, content schedulers that will help you to post your amazing finished content to your Instagram are Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Tailwind. All of these are available on an app as well that you can download easily from your IPhone or Android so that you can create and schedule posts when it is convenient for you.

Canva

Canva is the ultimate beginner graphic design tool website that uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts to make engaging posts for your Instagram followers.

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It is used by non-designers, bloggers as well as professionals. The tools can be used for both web and print media design and graphics, and comes with hundreds of templates for your specific graphic needs!


Lumen5

There are tons of video editing websites and systems that make really great engaging content for your Instagram. A great beginner video creator to use is Lumen5. It let’s you take blog posts or articles and turn them in to engaging videos for your followers. When you become comfortable with Lumen5, start with some other awesome video creator systems like  Wave.com/Animatron or Rocketium!

InShot

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InShot makes it super easy to create videos for your Instagram. Add music, text, emojis, voice-overs to videos, as well as other effects for more engaging content.

Repost

Repost makes it easy to repost your favorite photos & videos on Instagram while giving credit to the original Instagramer. This app is most useful for businesses that are tagged in photos quite often. For example, if you own a restaurant, people usually take photos of get togethers and the food at your location. This app is perfect for taking those photos and reposting them onto your own business Instagram.

Available for downloading on both Apple and Android.