Only a few days after publishing an article about what is cross-posting, I found that many readers are most genuinely interested in Instagram cross-posting. Specifically, in automating their Instagram cross-posting.
If you have any questions or concerns about Instagram cross-posting
Or, if you want to learn how to set up an Instagram cross-posting automation to share your IG content to other social media platforms like TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, and Pinterest automatically, this Question-Answer article is for you.
What Is Instagram Cross-Posting?
Instagram cross-posting is the act of taking content you've already published on Instagram and re-sharing it on other social media platforms.
This allows you to reach multiple audiences from different platforms without creating new content.
On Which Platforms Can I Crosspost My Instagram Content?
- YouTube Shorts
- Google Business
- X (Fromely Twitter)
Can I Automate Cross-Posting?
Yes, by using a third-party social media management tool like Nuelink. You can set up an automation to cross-post some or all of the content shared in one social media platform (Instagram for example) to other social media platforms like TikTok, YouTube, and Facebook… It can be immediately or after a specific amount of time.
This is what we call ‘Cross-posting automation’.
What Is Instagram Cross-Posting Automation?
Instagram cross-posting automation is the feature that allows Instagram users to share their Instagram posts, slides, and reels directly and automatically to other social media platforms, such as Facebook, TikTok, and others without requiring manual reposting.
Can I Choose Which Specific Posts Get Cross-Posted and Which Don't?
Yes, you can! There are different methods to choose which posts to get cross-posted and which don’t. For example, with Nuelink you can choose only the posts with a specific hashtag to get cross-posted, any posts that don't have that hashtag won’t be cross-posted.
Will My Instagram Hashtags Appear on Other Social Media Platforms When I Cross-Post?
When the third-party social media management tool took your post from Instagram to cross-post it to others, it took all of the post details, such as captions, descriptions, and hashtags.
So, yes the hashtags of your Instagram posts will appear on other social media platforms as well.
Can I Maintain Authenticity When Cross-Posting?
Yes, you can! Cross-posting your Instagram content automatically to other social media channels doesn't kill your authenticity unless you overdo it.
You can check this article to better understand the relationship between automation and authenticity and how you can strike a balance between the two
How to Setup Instagram Crossposting
- Log into Nuelink.
- Select "Automation" from the left navbar.
- Click "Add Automation."
- Find and select "Instagram Crossposting."
- Choose your Instagram channel.
- Pick the desired channels to cross-post to.
- Finalize by clicking "Add Instagram Crossposting Automation."
Nuelink checks your Instagram account every 30 min for new posts and cross-posts them.
Does Cross-Posting Affect the Quality of the Images or Videos?
As a general rule, crossposting doesn't affect the quality of images and videos.
However, there's an exception…
Not all social media platforms have the same image and video sizes, and they might also have different guidelines.
If the differences in size and guidelines between the platform you're crossposting from and the one you're crossposting to are minor, there's nothing to worry about.
But if the differences are significant, it won't really decrease the quality, but it can make your content appear unnatural.
Can I Cross-Post Instagram Reels?
Yes, you can cross-post your Instagram reels. Cross-posting on Instagram isn't limited to just regular content; it also includes reels.
Your Instagram reels can be automatically shared on various social media platforms. To understand how, watch this 4-minute YouTube video by Bilal, the founder of Nuelink, where he explains how to auto-post Instagram reels to YouTube, TikTok, Pinterest, Facebook & others
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