Instagram Tools

header cameraInstagram, a social platform for sharing images, continues to grow in users. You should have an account; how much time to devote to it is up to you. Here are some tools that can help you to streamline your Instagram efforts.

ScheduGram

Upload and schedule multiple images to post later to multiple accounts. Allows multiple users to  log and schedule posts for your accounts. ScheduGram provides direct integration with Canva for designing images. Price plans start at $5 per week.

Tagboard

Each tagboard is a collection of social media posts that share a common hashtag. Tagboards can be embedded on websites, integrated into mobile apps and shown on displays. Basic service is free.

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Crowdfire

Use this tool to manage relationships on Instagram and Twitter. Find inactive users so you can unfollow them and locate relevant users to follow. Free.

TakeOff is a free  app from Crowdfire that can be used to schedule Instagram posts. TakeOff also analyzes captions to suggest relevant hashtags.

INK361

This free app lets you create albums, find contacts, sort the users you follow into subsets, and set up alerts for new posts. There’s a stats dashboard. Using the INK361 Facebook Instagram App, you can share your Instagram images on Facebook.

Collec.to

This is another management platform. Organize images into albums, get stats on your account, use the enhanced browsing feature and syndicate your content with RSS feeds. For brands, it offers tools to run effective contests and get statistics. Basic version is free.

SnapWidget

This tool lets you to embed a photo gallery in a website or blog. Display an Instagram photo gallery for a specific username or a hashtag on your blog or website. Free.

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  1. Just announced: Hootsuite now works with Instagram. You can now schedule posts, publish pictures, monitor your feed, and engage with your Instagram audience right within the Hootsuite dashboard.

    You can now:
    – Publish posts to Instagram immediately or schedule them to publish at a later time
    – Easily manage multiple Instagram accounts in one place
    – Grow your Instagram community by engaging your audience right within the dashboard
    – Keep an eye on the competition and find opportunities for engagement by creating search streams that follow specific users, hashtags, and keywords