Optimize Facebook Posts Easily For the Future!

Optimize Facebook Posts Easily For the Future!

Facebook has been making a lot of changes lately, they’re enforcing their social throne status with key updates and power moves like the purchase of pic sharing app, Instagram, their new Facebook Camera app, and the ability to schedule future posts directly on Facebook. With third party applications like Sprout Social and Hootsuite, which have the ability to schedule posts in the future, Facebook is a bit late to the game, but due to the decrease in activity and engagement when third party apps post to Facebook, this is a move in the right direction for the social behemoth.

According to a new study by Applum, developer of Page tool EdgeRank Checker, “Facebook Pages that automatically publish content to the news feed through third-party apps such as HootSuite, TweetDeck, and Networked Blogs receive an average of 70% fewer Likes and comments.”

So, in today’s blog, we’re going to provide a quick guide to posting in the future, no De-Lorean required.

1.) Sign into Facebook and choose a Page (you must be a page admin)

2.) Navigate to the post a status update box

 

 3.) Click the clock icon in the lower left-hand corner of the sharing tool.

4.) Select the year, month, day, hour, and minute.

5.) The “Post” button will change to “Schedule”

6.) Type your marketing message

5.) Hit “Schedule” and viola!

It’s also possible to back-date content by choosing dates in the past to make these posts appear immediately in your timeline on the date you choose. You can check on your scheduled posts, as well. Here’s how:

1.)Visit your page and scroll to the top and click “Admin Panel” (if it’s your profile, the button will be to the right of your name.

2.) Click the Activity Log button.

3.)The new page will show your future posts as well as your current activity on Facebook.

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Mark Battalini
markbattalini@seomavericks.com

SEO Agency Boca Raton | Internet Marketing Agency Boca Raton | Mark Battalini owner of Seomavericks.com led efforts to the referrals of countless large-name companies and clients. Mark Battalini, being a visionary that possesses an entrepreneurial mindset, continually shifts gears to pursue his own objectives of creating high ROI SEO & SEM campaigns for his clients. Mark is able to take a hands-on approach with large national partners to build and oversee their online marketing programs and maximize their potential to the fullest. He has led Seomavericks Inc. to higher degrees of market orientation and customer intimacy.

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