How to Schedule Facebook Posts: A Video Tutorial!Posted on: January 23, 2019
Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Snapchat… These are just a few of the top social media platforms. It seems everyone is on multiple forms of social media these days!
We all know that our culture is largely influenced by social media, and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere! So, for many of your organizations, having a social media presence is very valuable.
For many small nonprofit organizations, chances are you may not have a dedicated Social Media Specialist on staff. We recognize it is not realistic for those responsible for monitoring your social media account(s) to sit down, create and share posts in real time every single day of the week… We get it!
To develop a consistent social media strategy, we suggest you start with batching your social media tasks. If you’re not familiar with batching, it’s a work strategy of basically grouping similar tasks and getting them all done in one block of time to improve efficiency and productivity!
We suggest once a week, set aside a block of time, create all of the next week’s posts, schedule them and BOOM! You’re done until the next week.
There are so many things to consider when scheduling your social media posts. Like accurately reflecting your brand and mission, creating quality images, writing copy to accompany each image, researching hashtags, monitoring your engagement, reviewing analytics, replying to comments… and more! We know it can feel overwhelming.
But today, we are going to start by showing you how to schedule posts on Facebook pages you manage! This tip will help you not only get started in the right direction when developing a consistent social media presence, but also help you realize that social media isn’t so hard or confusing after all. You can do this!
Watch the below video (it’s less than 2 minutes long!) to learn how to schedule posts on Facebook!
How to Schedule Posts on Facebook:
For further details, you can read the following Facebook article on how to schedule posts. Also, note that these instructions and scheduling tips currently just apply to an organizational Facebook page you help manage, not individual Facebook pages.
We hope that this quick tip is helpful to you as you seek to reach and impact more individuals with a vibrant social media presence!
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This article was inspired by our customers and written to encourage your fundraising efforts. Although we work with ministries and events daily, our team members are not Event Consultants. We encourage you to consult with your event consultant, executive team, and/or affiliate organization before making any major changes to your events.