Whether you are going on vacation and need to schedule posts while absent, or you don’t have time to post every single day, it is convenient to know how to automate social media posts.

Best Solutions to Automate Social Media Posts


Cost: Free

Later, formerly Latergram, is a great tool to automate social media posts, especially Instagram. The user-interface is very design-forward, which makes creating a visual story a snap to accomplish. Also, there is a great Help Center to assist with any questions with scheduling posts.



Cost: Free

IFTTT (stands for “if this then that”) facilitates the most common platforms to communicate with one another. This service bridges Apple or Google calendars into actions with social media platforms. Create a hashtag on your calendar, and it will automatically be posted to Facebook. Link your phone to automatically post videos to Instagram. Anything you can imagine could be automated. The personal plan allows 3 integrations for free.


Cost: Free

When posting on Instagram, it is important to keep branding at the forefront. This includes a standard filter or color palette. Planoly allows users to do just that. Create a plan for all future posting photos to ensure the profile meets brand standards and flows.


Cost: Free

We have shared a lot of Instagram-related tools, however, Twitter is a popular social platform that shouldn’t be ignored. Twitter boasts 330 million monthly active users. Of these, more than 40 percent, or more specifically, 145 million, use the service on a daily basis.  However, Twitter is a platform known for sharing information quickly. Buffer helps queue future tweets as you discover articles you wish to share. There is also a browser extension, so any webpage instantly becomes tweet-ready. Keep on top of the industry with ease.


Cost: Freemium

It isn’t completely free, but it is important to mention, Hootsuite since it helps a business automate all social platforms. Plus, you can be alerted to engagement with posts or any mentions of your company. It is free for a user to connect three social profiles and schedule 30 posts. However, if your business needs more connected, then it costs $29/month.

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