Why Scheduling Instagram Push Notifications Is a Good Idea

agora pulse

When Instagram scheduling was only available through social scheduling software that sent push notifications to your phone and required you to then post the content yourself, everyone (including us!) Now we have that option, thanks to Instagram releasing its API last year. They can schedule their Instagram posts through the dashboard, so that the posts will be published seamlessly , and with no pesky notifications interrupting their day.

7 Strategies I’m Pitching for Businesses to use Facebook Places

Stay N' Alive

What happens when Facebook enables Push notifications on the iPhone in the future for Venue owners? Here’s where a little API knowledge is helpful, and why you’re going to want to read my next book that comes out in a few months. We could maybe even feature some of those on our main corporate website using Graph API. You can browse this manually or use the Facebook Graph API to tally it automatically for you (with very little effort).

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How to Publish Instagram Stories From the Desktop

agora pulse

But, just as with normal Instagram posts initially, Stories were designed to be shared only from your mobile device … and only at the moment you wanted to share. (No There is some hope that Instagram will release API functionality that permits direct publishing and scheduling of Instagram Stories via third-party tools—but that’s not an option today. You need to either send content to your mobile device and publish manually or use a third-party tool like Agorapulse.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts

agora pulse

But you first need to know this crucial fact: Yes, you can schedule and publish posts to Instagram from your desktop or mobile device, but you can only enable Instagram direct publishing for business accounts. That is a current restriction of the Instagram API.

How to Schedule Instagram Stories: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hootsuite

Because of an Instagram API limitation, third-party apps and software can’t publish directly to Instagram Stories. If you’ve ever used the mobile notification workflow to schedule posts for your Instagram feed, you already know how to do this. You can create and schedule Instagram stories on your desktop, but you’ll need both mobile apps to complete the publishing process. Tap the notification to open a preview of your Story, then click Open in Instagram.

Facebook Live Video: The Complete Guide to Live-Streaming for Business

Hootsuite

All you need is a mobile device — and the right steps of course. How to create a mobile Facebook Live video from your business page. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device. How to create a mobile Facebook Live video from your personal profile. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device. Scroll down to Notifications and make sure the Send Notifications toggle is switched on to notify friends and followers when you go live.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hootsuite

Instagram’s API doesn’t allow personal accounts to schedule posts to be published directly, so instead we’ll show you how to set up a mobile notification workflow. Basically, this means you set up your post(s), and then schedule a reminder via push notification. One other thing: when scheduling posts for personal accounts, it’s crucial that you have notifications turned on in the Hootsuite mobile app.

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

Last year, Instagram announced several major changes to their API , one of which gave Instagram business profiles the ability to schedule single photo and video posts to Instagram without the use of push notifications. . Prior to the change, the only safe way to schedule Instagram posts was to use an Instagram scheduler that sent you a push notification when it was time to post. To schedule carousel posts, you will still need to use notifications.

SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic

Kikolani

Mainline Menswear achieved a 45% rise in direct traffic and a massive 93% rise in mobile traffic. The burgeoning social media and online marketing are still new to the brand managers and agencies, and maybe mobile is just a step too far. There are people who understand how effective mobile and SMS marketing is. “We live in a mobile-first society,” he says, “but many marketers have yet to embrace this reality.”

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How To Post From Desktop To Instagram and Stay Out of Hot Water

Socially Sorted

Instagram’s API is highly prohibitive to certain actions including auto-posting and posting directly from desktop computers or laptops. Any tool that gets around the API puts you (and your employer or client or business) at risk of being shut down. It’s Instagram, pure and simple, just like on a mobile…only on your Surface Device. This is what I see when I open the app (just like on my mobile phone!).

How to Schedule Instagram Posts Through Sprout Social in 6 Easy Steps

Sprout Social

Simply schedule your post from Sprout, and when it’s time to post you’ll receive a push notification from our mobile app. When you get the notification, tap the “Share on Instagram” mobile button to send the post to the native Instagram app. Luckily with Sprout, your social media team can select a designated publisher for each post to receive the push notification reminder when it’s time to post. Receive Notification to Post.

How Our Social Media Management Tool Continued Evolving in 2019 [Infographic]

agora pulse

By staying on top of social media trends and API changes, we adapt to new marketing opportunities offered by social media networks. The tagged post appears in the “photos of” tab of the tagged person’s profile, and often, a tag notification will nudge a brand or public figure to regram your content. User option with Instagram push notifications. By using push notifications , users can schedule a single Instagram post with swipeable multiple images.

How to Clarify Your Website Requirements with a Website brief

Razor Social

Integration with a booking engine – This could be as simple as adding one line of code on your website to display the booking engine or it could a few days work doing integration with an API (techie term but all I mean is that you building your own checkout process and this talks to the booking engine instead of putting their booking engine on the website). You’ll want all the website features accessible on popular browsers on desktop and mobile.

8 Key Steps for a Successful Instagram Takeover

agora pulse

With Agorapulse you can schedule a post on the web or thorugh the mobile app. Instagram’s API doesn’t allow for publishing , but when it’s time to post to Instagram you’ll receive a notification on your phone letting you know it’s time to post along with your caption – making it super easy to get content up on time! Growing and maintaining your audience on Instagram can be difficult.

Buffer for Instagram is Here: 8 Ways to Get Your Best Instagram Marketing Results with Buffer

Buffer Social

Buffer for Instagram works by sending a notification to your phone when it’s time to post. Receive a push notification from the Buffer mobile app at the scheduled time. Open the notification, select Open in Instagram. When you’ve chosen your hashtag, you can add it to your caption and set your Instagram notification in Buffer. The Buffer app notification to post also serves as a reminder to update our bio!

10 Hacks to Save Time on Instagram

Later

2: Use Adobe Lightroom CC App to Edit Photos with Mobile Presets. While Photoshop takes time and effort to master, the free Lightroom app allows you to use mobile presets to quickly edit your images on the go. With Later, you can schedule your posts to automatically publish to your feed — no push notifications need! Then Later does the rest — you don’t need to worry about push notification or opening the Instagram app at all after that!

Breaking Down The Cambridge Analytica Kerfuffle

Ignite Social Media

The API was updated in 2015 to prevent this type of data collection going forward; however, Facebook did not have the ability to delete the data that was already collected by third parties. As mentioned above, Facebook has since changed the Open Graph API to limit third-parties from receiving users’ friend data without permission. Facebook also needs to increase transparency and speed of notification when it comes to data abuse.

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Facebook Automated Rules: Automate Ad Maintenance

Jon Loomer

During the past year, Facebook released Automated Rules to the ads API, meaning that it was available to those managing their ads with a third party tool. Send notification only. ” Notification: You will automatically be notified on Facebook when a condition is met and the rule is applied. Send notification only. Cost Per Mobile App Install. As mentioned earlier, you will receive a Facebook notification when a condition is met and your rule is executed.

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How To Schedule Instagram Posts

The Social Media Hat

There are other apps that have or soon will have Instagram scheduling capability but unfortunately, due to the way Instagram's API is configured, this is how they all work. You can create the images on Desktop or Mobile, as well as use pictures you've taken. If you want to schedule an image that's on your mobile device, using your laptop. At the appointed time, your mobile device will notify you. Step Two B: Schedule Instagram Post via AgoraPulse (Mobile App).

Here’s What to Expect with the New Agorapulse

agora pulse

Once your designer has added the visuals (he’ll get a notification for each post assigned to her), she can then assign them to the editor who will, in turn, proofread and approve the content to be published. Whether you had API issues, problems with your content (video size, image format), duplicate content by accident or just a bug on our side (rare), you had no way to get back on track and that was frustrating. New and improved mobile app.

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The Top Facebook Updates You Need to Know: July 2020

Hootsuite

Screen sharing now available in Messenger mobile app. It’s why Facebook has just added a “Share Your Screen” option to its Messenger mobile and web apps. Facebook launches mobile-friendly native shops. And if you don’t already have it on mobile, just update your app.

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27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019

Hootsuite

Instagram posts and videos can be scheduled and published directly from Hootsuite’s dashboard and mobile app. Its dashboard makes it easier to keep track of comments that require action, versus attempting customer service via Instagram’s notification feed. Developed by Google, Snapseed is a free photo editing app that offers a smooth workflow and several easy-to-use tools that help creators edit for mobile.

The Top Facebook Updates You Need to Know: August 2020

Hootsuite

Screen sharing now available in Messenger mobile app. It’s why Facebook has just added a “Share Your Screen” option to its Messenger mobile and web apps. Facebook launches mobile-friendly native shops. And if you don’t already have it on mobile, just update your app.

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New! Schedule Videos to Instagram with Auto Publish

Later

Instagram has recently expanded the Instagram Graph API to include scheduling for videos, so now your scheduled videos will post to Instagram just like your photos – no notifications required! How to Schedule Videos to Instagram: Previously, you could only schedule videos to Instagram via push notifications, as it wasn’t offered in the official Instagram Graph API. Only available using Later on the web, mobile scheduling coming soon!

The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You could simply opt out of Facebook messages and notifications about new followers on Quora. Get notifications via Gmail Notifier : Google Notifier is a small app that tells me about new incoming email, much like Outlook does with its native app. I know desktop notifications now exist, but I guess the developers of that new feature didn’t realize a better tool that isn’t confined to Chrome has been around for 5 years now.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

A great user experience on desktop and mobile as I need to use the tool wherever I am as part of my daily flow. . Since tools tap into APIs and have databases of content and past performance, there’s a lot of insight that they can give users based on simply analyzing past performance and giving specific recommendations – perhaps even semi-automating some of these suggestions. And, if we’re getting picky, being able to do it on mobile would be even better.

The Top Twitter Updates You Need to Know: October 2020

Hootsuite

It became clear that Twitter’s image-cropping algorithm defaulted to preview white faces: Geez…any guesses why @Twitter defaulted to show only the right side of the picture on mobile? Twitter launched its new application programming interface (API).

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Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

Extras for Hangouts: Document sharing Screensharing The ability to sketch/doodle Named Hangouts for public events Availability of the Hangouts API Search The last one was a particularly sensitive improvement, as Google was taken to task for being a search engine company (even though it's much more) that didn't integrate search into its platform.

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SocialToo Launches Anti-Virus Solution for Twitter

Stay N' Alive

Go to your Devices tab and turn off device notifications – again, the SocialToo e-mails will replace this – and we’re also working on some better mobile solutions to replace this functionality. Lastly, if you’re a developer and would like access to any of this information, we do have an API. Viruses and worms are rampant on the web. Until only recently this has been a big problem on your PC.

Later’s Year in Review: Every Cool Feature We Launched in 2019

Later

When it’s time to post, you’ll get a notification from Later on your phone that lets you put the finishing touches to the stories posts, and voilà! This year, Instagram expanded their API to include video publishing. 11: Tag Instagram Profiles or Locations on Mobile. It’s been a big year for Instagram , and for everyone at Later. .

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Mention provides a really good user interface with a very nice mobile app for monitoring mentions across many platforms. You enter your keywords and then you will start to get notifications. Radian 6 covers over 150 million sources ranging from blogs, forums, Facebook public API, Twitter, and photo and video sharing sites. Do you realize how valuable it is to monitor and track conversations online? Are you monitoring the trends related to conversations about your brand?

A Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization Tool Categories

Razor Social

A/B testing, page level targeting, mobile-specific popups, and analytics that show you how well your forms are performing. It comes with a library of nicely designed form templates to get you started, and the forms you build will work equally well on desktop and mobile. A nice feature is Instant Notifications which help you reply quickly to your leads. Mixpanel – Mixpanel enables you to analyze visitors’ actions on your mobile or web application by tracking specific events.

How Facebook Messenger Bots Can Impact Your Business

Sprout Social

There are three main capabilities at the core of bots for Messenger: Send/Receive API: This includes the ability to send and receive text, images and rich bubbles with CTAs. It works well with bots that deal with transactional notifications like receipts or shipping alerts. The plugins work on both desktop and mobile web. On desktop the person will be sent to messenger.com and on mobile they’ll be sent to the native Messenger app.

Everything Marketers Need to Know About F8 Conference 2017 to Stay Ahead on Facebook

Buffer Social

At the conference itself, Facebook announced the launch of Facebook Live API, Instant Articles, and Messenger Bots. Vertical Facebook videos on mobile. Powering Mobile Commerce on Facebook (3:30 PM PST). Mobile App Ads: Thinking Beyond the Install (5 PM PST). Marketing APIs: Advertising Automation, for All (2 PM PST). Facebook will likely be opening up the API for the group bots to allow developers to create more group bots.

How to Add & Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts for Your Brand

Sprout Social

First let’s look at how you actually add multiple Instagram accounts to your mobile device. To get started on your mobile device: Click on your profile and look for the sun icon (iPhone) or three vertical dots (Android) in the top right. For those who have push notifications on, Instagram will notify you with followers and like updates with the account in brackets. As one of the fastest growing social networks in the world, everyone wants a piece of Instagram.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

You will need to get an API key from Akismet which ranges in price from free to $50 per month for multi-site enterprise access. Subscribe to Comments – This plugin adds a checkbox to your comment form allowing commenters to subscribe and receive email notifications for new comments on a post. Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready. One question I get asked often is how to start a blog.

The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know

Hootsuite

Application programming interface (API). An application programming interface (API) is a communication system that allows two applications or platforms to “talk” to each other. Social network APIs allow these platforms to integrate with other software providers and apps. For example, Hootsuite uses Twitter’s API to publish tweets, and Instagram’s API to schedule posts. Notification. Social media is a constantly evolving field.

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199: A COOL TOOL To Create Professional Facebook Live Videos

ProBlogger

In the early days, you could only do it from the mobile phone. But there still are some limitations of what you can and can’t do either through the mobile app or through your desktop computer. If they are on Facebook at the time that you’re going to go live, a notification comes up that says Darren’s about to go live. They have said in their Facebook Group that they’re open to doing that if Facebook would allow it in their API.

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PB172: How to Build a Blogging Business Through Interviewing Others [An Interview with Michael Stelzner]

ProBlogger

I ask them to shut down any notifications typically that might interrupt the conversation. As a result, these podcasts get auto-magically downloaded to their mobile device, and it’s just there – ready and waiting for them to listen to. The podcast is the only medium that you can multitask with – meaning, you can listen while you’re in the car, in the shower, at the gym, walking the dog. Michael Stelzner on Building a Blogging Business Through Interviewing Others.

PB172: How to Build a Blogging Business Through Interviewing Others [An Interview with Michael Stelzner]

ProBlogger

I ask them to shut down any notifications typically that might interrupt the conversation. As a result, these podcasts get auto-magically downloaded to their mobile device, and it’s just there – ready and waiting for them to listen to. The podcast is the only medium that you can multitask with – meaning, you can listen while you’re in the car, in the shower, at the gym, walking the dog. Michael Stelzner on Building a Blogging Business Through Interviewing Others.