How to use Tailwind for Instagram why I made the switch
Being a content creator and a mom to five kids, planning my content and scheduling it out is a game-changer for making sure that I show up for my audience and for my family. There is nothing worse than having a kid get a lego stuck in his ear (yep that just happened earlier today) and mom being stressed out because she just has to finish a post (that didn’t happen today because I have a secret weapon that is helping me schedule out my posts so that I can deal with these beautiful emergencies when they come up.)
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My new favorite Instagram scheduler: TailWind
What is TailWind for Instagram:
TailWind for Instagram is a way to schedule out your Instagram posts ahead of time. I already use TailWind to grow my Pinterest account, so this makes all of my scheduling in one place.
Why I made the switch:
TailWind for Instagram just got a refresh of their dashboard. Before the refresh, I felt that the dashboard was a bit clunky and hard to maneuver. Now, it is intuitive and fresh. Plus, it has a lot of features that I’m excited to use.
At a high-level, TailWind for Instagram helps you:
Drag and Drop grid:
It has a simple drag and drop grid planner. This makes it easy to see how your Instagram feed is going to look and you can drag and drop the images to make the feed look just like you want it to look.
TailWind has a built-in content plan and they even give you ideas for what content to post next.
Optimal post times:
It helps you decide when the best time to post is and will help you find the right hashtags for each post.
The Smart.bio link.
You guys. This is a GAME CHANGER. I’ve looked around for something this good and I’m so excited that I found it. You can have your regular link in bio with buttons, but then you are also able to link different Instagram posts. Check out my Instagram bio link view below.
You also have access to their mobile scheduling app so that you can schedule them on the go.
TailWind is amazing and keeping analytics so that you know what is working and what isn’t.
Other great features:
- Saved hashtag lists
- Hide hashtags in first comment
- Tag users and locations
- Schedule videos
- Schedule stories
- Photo cropping
- Batch scheduling
- Regram Instagram posts
- Profile analytics
- Post inspector
- Summary email reports
- Multiple accounts
- Invite teammates
- Synced mobile and desktop apps
- 100% Safe to Use. Tailwind is an official Instagram and Pinterest Partner tool.
How much does TailWind for Instagram cost?
It is free for your first 30 posts. It isn’t time-specific, so you can take as much time as you need to see if you like it or not. (Secret: I think you’re going to love it!). After that, it is $119/year. Whenever I am deciding whether to invest in new software, I ask: will it make my business life faster? and will it help me make more money? If the answer is yes, then I’m in. Automation and scheduling is an important part of making this business work while I’m raising these five kids. So, TailWind pro was a big “Yes!”.
How to schedule your first post in TailWind for Instagram post:
Say that our trial is based on 100 scheduled Pins or 30 scheduled Instagram Posts – NOT 14 or 30 days. Mention that Instagram and Pinterest are separate paid subscriptions
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