Posting to Instagram can be complicated but it doesn’t have to.
Instagram is one of the most used social media platforms with over 1 billion active users.
It is an ideal tool for both SME’s and Large Cooperations, and influencers, and individuals, one of the major perks of Instagram is the ability of users to share content with their audience, this content includes pictures, texts, or a combination of both.
You can use these contents to share an update about yourself, your interest, and to pass across information, while businesses can also use it as a means of engaging potential customers and promoting special offers.
This post explains the steps that can be taken to post to Instagram.
Steps to posting to instagram
Follow the steps below to post to Instagram from the Instagram app in your mobile device.
Step 1. Open the Instagram App.
Step 2. Click on the ‘+’ icon: The ‘+’ icon can be located at the top-right corner of your Instagram home page.
Step 3. Choose the type of Post: From the drop-down list, you can choose the type of post you wanted to add to Instagram.
A post is a simple picture or text.
A story is a post that disappears in 24hrs, stories appear in circles at the top of the screen.
A reel is a short video on Instagram, you can watch reels by clicking on the search icon that is at the base of the screen.
A live video is a video that is anchored with logged-in users, the users will see what is going on in real-time and can comment on it.
Step 4. Chose a Picture: You can choose a picture from your phone gallery,
You can select multiple images by clicking on the “select multiple” button.
You can select up to 10 images, to take a picture, swipe left, or click the camera icon.
Once done, click on the arrow icon that can be found in the top right corner.
Step 5. Edit your picture: You can add a filter and other editing to your picture by clicking on either “Filter” or “Edit”.
Once satisfied, click on the arrow icon.
Step 6. Add Caption: You can now add a caption to your picture, you can also tag people and add your location.
If your account is connected to Facebook, Twitter, or another platform, you can also post to it, simply flip on the switch.
Step 7. Click “Done”: If you are using an iOS device, click on ” Done” from the top right corner of the page, else click on the marker icon.
That’s it, your followers should see the post in their feed.
I hope you find this information helpful, please leave a comment if you had any questions.