It would be time-consuming or difficult to handle at your busiest time. But you don’t need to do. After Facebook-owned Instagram, the platform has provided a whole lot of features that don’t only save our time but work seamlessly to gain access to a faster experience. Facebook has a lot of features that we even don’t know. So, we get behind in the cutting-edge competition.
If you are a start-up brand and want to use all the advanced features that Facebook and Instagram, then reading this article will be helpful for you. You know you can share posts to Instagram from Facebook without double-spending your valuable time.
Yes, you can. Everybody has valuable time. So, if one has to do the same thing two times, then it would be very difficult to upload more than a few posts. Cross-posting is a feature from Facebook of uploading one post on two platforms without manually uploading 2nd time. As Instagram has been the brand’s apple of the eye, there’s no question to avoid this platform. In this article, I’ll discuss how one can share Facebook posts to Instagram without any hassle.
Why Should You Use Cross-Posting Feature?
Before going to the “How” stage, let’s see why you need this feature. Since Instagram has been in the Social Media marketing game, users have been crazy about using both platforms simultaneously. Almost all businesses are going online. It makes sense to use both platforms simultaneously and seamlessly. As all the files have been on the desktop, it is easier to use the feature with ease. Please keep in mind that it is recommended to use this feature on your desktop. The smartphones would be frustrating.
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This cross-posting feature makes it easy to upload any post one time on two platforms at the same time. There is no third-party tool. There’s not even fear of sharing your precious information with other sites. Everything is possible in one place. So from now on, you don’t need to worry about cross-posting. Post happily and gain more followers to your brand.
How to Cross-Post to Instagram From Your Facebook Page
To use this feature, you need to have a business page. First, connect your Instagram business account to your Facebook page. Here are the steps to follow.
- Go to your Facebook page which you want to connect
- Click on the “Settings” option you will get on the top of the page
- Select “Instagram” from the left sidebar
- Tap “Log In”
- That’s it, and your Instagram account will be connected
Now, let’s see how to make a post. You can now manage your Facebook page and Instagram through Business Suite.
- Go to Create Post in Business Suite
- You will see your Facebook and Instagram account has been connected
- Click on Write a Post
- You will see a New Post page
Write a suitable keeping in mind the Instagram account. You can add up to 10 photos which were not possible a year ago. Facebook has added many features. Where it had only one image to support, now you can add 10 images. You can customize your Facebook text also. Sometimes, we may need to think about Facebook post customization. So, you have an option there.
If you want to change or add something else to your Facebook, you can do so easily. You can now use hashtags, locations, and even videos to your Instagram post through your Facebook page. This is an amazing feature of the platform.
Remember you can share only Instagram mentioned size and aspect ratio. Before uploading a picture, check it supports Instagram or not. Resize the picture in between 4:5 to 1.91:1 ratio. There are options to edit your pictures. You can add filters as well. So, you don’t need to go to Instagram after uploading. It saves a lot of time and effort. There is an option to tag people.
Another interesting thing Facebook has added is the “Turn into Video” option. It allows your picture to create motion. You can add any text on it which will be animated. This is really an awesome feature which is very attractive.
Here is another glance at the feature. This feature is more interactive than a still picture. As we know that video captures more people than a still. There are more options like changing text, background colour, etc to edit your videos according to your choice. As the article has a definite purpose, I’ll come to the main topic.
Once everything is done, you are ready to publish now. You will see a “Publish” button at the bottom right corner. Click on it and you will see that your post has been published on both platforms. As you get accustomed to the feature, it will be very interesting to you. Then you can create a more interesting post to gain more followers. This is how you share from Facebook to Instagram.
You may sometimes need to schedule a post. What will you do? Don’t worry at all; Facebook has that feature also. You can simultaneously schedule your post by clicking on the “Schedule Post” option.
Why Not Choosing Other Tools?
There are other well-known third-party tools also, like Hootsuite, and Buffer, that allows you to edit, post, and even schedule. Through their dashboard, you can post anything seamlessly as you do with a Facebook page but with much more facilities. As far as the features are concerned, Facebook Business Suite indeed allows a lot more. So, you don’t need to choose any other third-party platforms.
They have premium plans also that might discourage you if you are a start-up. It is expected that you should choose the free option before choosing the premium plan. You can check analytics also through Facebook Business Suite which allows you to design your future game.