Publishing to Instagram via web and the MavSocial mobile application
You can easily share carousel posts and videos on Instagram with MavSocial iOS and Android application. As a registered user within the MavSocial application, you can add multiple Instagram accounts, create, save and schedule posts. These posts are pushed with a notification from the MavSocial app which is available from the Apple store for IOS and Google Play Store for Android. With the MavSocial app, you can publish your posts. The MavSocial app's Dashboard helps you to quickly get the statistics for scheduled, saved and published posts and also details of the latest 5 scheduled posts.
Instagram publishing is applicable to PRO, Advanced and Enterprise users.
- Flow of Instagram within the MavSocial web application
1.1 Open the Post Manager
Add your Instagram accounts from the Network section and in Post Manager, select an image post and select your Instagram network(s).
1.2 Save post
If you click on "Save” the post will be saved in the Campaign Planner. You can also see the same post in the Saved tab in the MavSocial app.
Your saved Instagram post can now be seen in the Campaign Planner.
All of your posts can be seen in your campaign Messaging screen
1.3 How to immediately Publish your post
You can directly publish single image posts to Instagram business profiles from the web. For videos and carousel posts, after you click "Publish", your post will be pushed to the MavSocial app ready for publishing.
You can see all your scheduled and published posts in the Campaign Planner and Calendar view.
1.4 Schedule your posts to Instagram
After you have created your draft post in Post Manager you can save your work by clicking the "Save" button and your draft will save in the Campaign Planner with Saved status.
You can also schedule the time for your post to be pushed to the MavSocial app by selecting the "Schedule" icon and then select the time and date and click on "Schedule" button when you are finished.
- Flow of Instagram within the MavSocial mobile application
Open the MavSocial application on your mobile device and you will see a message saying the MavSocial app would like to send you notifications. Select "OK" then login using the same credentials as your MavSocial account.
Once you have logged in, the MavSocial Dashboard will appear. This displays the number of published, scheduled, saved posts and also the next 5 scheduled Posts.
2.1 Publishing a post immediately
To publish an Instagram post immediately in the Saved tab click “Post Now” on the relevant post. A pop-up will display asking "Are you logged into the right account on Instagram?" It is important to make sure that you are logged into the Instagram app with the correct credentials.
Once you confirmed that you are logged into the correct account click OK and you will be redirected to the Instagram application where a new window will appear and select “Copy to Instagram” image. After that the Instagram application will open and you can crop and filter your images. On the Share to page, press into the caption field and paste the caption that you created for the post. Then click "Share" button at the bottom to publish this image.
2.2 Publishing a scheduled post
A notification will display on your mobile phone approximately 5 minutes before the scheduled post time. All post timing will be display based on your time zone on the mobile device.
To publish a scheduled post you can either select the post from the Dashboard or from the scheduled tab. From the Dashboard, click on the scheduled post and follow the procedure set up.
Posts which are saved in the MavSocial application will be displayed in the Saved tab.
For Posting and Deleting, follow the same procedure as the scheduled post.
The posts which are already published can be re-posted again by clicking on Re-post.
After clicking Re-post the pop-up will appear: "Are you logged into the right account on Instagram?"
In Account page, you can view and manage all your details