Instagram Marketing Hacks: How to Use Instagram on Your Computer | Laurie Wang | Skillshare

Instagram Marketing Hacks: How to Use Instagram on Your Computer

Laurie Wang, Digital Marketing Instructor and Teacher

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2 Lessons (13m)
    • 1. Introduction Using Instagram on PC

      0:56
    • 2. How to use instagram on computer

      11:44

About This Class

In this special class, I'm going to show you how to use Instagram on your computer and PC. (And a bonus Instagram hack on how to upload pictures and videos from your computer without using your phone).

- How to use Instagram Stories on your computer

- How to use IGTV on your computer

- How to use saved posts and tagged photos on Instagram on your computer

- How to use Instagram Highlights on your computer

- How to upload photos and videos to Instagram from your computer

In the end, you'll leave with lots of actionable tips to use Instagram on your PC/computer and post to Instagram from the computer, without having to use your mobile devices!

For those of you looking to save your eyes from looking at the phone, you can do it on the comfort of your PC/computer.

Let's dive in! :-)

Transcripts

1. Introduction Using Instagram on PC: are you interested in using instagram on your computer? But you don't know how well, in this video, I've got a step by step tutorial to show you how to use instagram from your computer on. As an extra bonus, I'll be showing you an instagram hack that you can use to upload photos and videos directly from your desktop computer to the instagram app. Now, if you're someone like me who uses inscribed all the time on the desktop, you'd be saving so much time. And because Instagram isn't mobile only app, you'll be able to upload photos and videos directly from your desktop without having to transfer to the phone. It's a game changer, right, guys, Hi there. I'm Laurie Way, your online marketing trainer and coach, helping you grow your audience. Foster with social media and digital marketing strategies. So let's dive in 2. How to use instagram on computer: are you interested in using instagram on your computer? But you don't know how well in this video, I've got a step by step tutorial to show you how to use instagram from your computer on. As an extra bonus, I'll be showing you an instagram hack that you can use to upload photos and videos directly from your desktop computer to the instagram app. Now, if you're someone like me who uses inscribed all the time on the desktop, you'll be saving so much time. And because Instagram isn't mobile only app, you'll be able to upload photos and videos directly from your desktop without having to transfer to the phone. It's a game changer, right, guys, Hi there. I'm Laurie Way. You're online marketing trainer and coach, helping you grow your audience. Foster with social media and digital marketing strategies. So let's dive into the video now. Instagram has made a lot of changes to the desktop site, so as a user you actually have a lot of features at your disposal on the INSTAGRAM desktop site. So I want to go through these features with you first before it's are diving in into the extra in scrum hack that will help you to upload your inscribed photos and videos onto the APP directly from your computer. Okay, first of all, you can actually view all your instagram stories on the desktop site and let's check it up to use instagram stories on your computer. First of all, you can actually go to the right hand. When you first go into instagram dot com on your browser on the right hand, you can actually watch all stories, so top watch all and it will actually show you all the stories in your group. So whenever one person stories finished, it wouldn't go to next ones, which makes it really, really easy to use, and one story ends. Then it goes on to the next person you follow. You can also use the search bar at the tall to find the profile that you want to search for . So in this case, I'll search for one of my favorite travel counts, and from here, I can then click on the profile and view their instrument stories to go forward and backwards. You simply use the arrow on the left and right hand corner, and number two you can also view your I G TV on the desktop side as well. Now you can also view I G TV on Instagram's desktop site. So in this case, on Travel Leisure's profile page, right next to their post, there's a little I call Mrs I G TV, and from here I simply could calm I g TV and I can see all of their idea TV videos by clicking on each single one and you simply click Play here on you will play all the videos for you. You can also see your own I G TV by going to your own profile. So in this case, I can go to the I G TV icon next to my posts on Dykan. See all of my I D TV videos there, so it makes it super easy for you to be able to view and also search for other people's I D TV as well. Number three. How to use safe post on your Instagram desktop site. You can also look at save post on instagram Andi. You can view this by clicking on your save post icon next to a I G TV with little ribbon on it. So when I click on this, I can see all the safe. Who's that I have done in the past On. Essentially, you can go back to them any time to find that post again. You can say the post by simply going to you a specific post and then clicking on this little ribbon bottom to save it to your safe post section. I found the super easy for me, especially if I have, let's say, a recipe that want to refer back to Aiken. Simply click on the little ribbon button and then they'll be saved under my safe section was also really great about Instagram on desktop is that you can actually go to oppose on copy the tax by clicking on command. See on your Mac or control see on your windows on essentially condone pace that somewhere else as well, which makes it super easy, safe text. And unfortunately, you still can't copy text on your mobile. So by doing this on Instagram's desktop, it makes it super easy to copy and paste to share posts. You can simply cook on the post and then click on this little arrow button, and you can choose to share to Facebook to messenger Twitter by email, or simply copy the link to the Post to give it to someone else. Number four. How to use Tact Photos on your INSTAGRAM desktop side Now on Instagram. You can also use tact photos as well on desktop. So in this case, you can go to the tag button next year. Save button on desktop on here, you can see all the photos and videos that you were tagged in number five. How to view highlights on your profile and someone else's profile To use highlights on your INSTAGRAM desktop computer, you can view all the highlights by clicking them in the profile. So in this case, I can click on the highlight in my profile on. I can use the arrow to go forward, then backwards to see all the highlights and different groups. As it is, one highlight group is finished. Then it will go on to the next group as well, so it makes it super easy to see highlights on your computer. Now to ask someone else's highlights, you can simply search for them, and you can click on their highlights to view them by using the forward and backwards butts in. If you'll know more about how to use instagram stories and highlights, I've linked them to a video here for you to check out. So simply click on the cars on the top of my video, and you can go see that in scum stories, step by step tutorial as well. Also, if you wanna make Instagram work for you this year on creating more followers, engagements, clients and customers and make more money on instagram, then you should download my free in scrunchie sheet. Go to my description in the YouTube video below, and you can then click on that link to down. I'm gonna show you Ah, hack and a shortcut on how you can actually post to instagram from your desktop or your laptop and not from your phone. Celestial is no matter how big the screens of our phones have become these days, there's nothing like the comfort of using a laptop. And just imagine how much easier can be to typing your captions using your desktop or your laptop or at the right hashtags using your laptops keyboard inside that tiny little touch keyboard on your phone. But there's one problem right if you tried to that before, is that Instagram for Web does not allow you to post photos from your desktop browser from All right. Well, there's actually easy way to hack your browser so that it lets you post photos and videos directly from your laptop on your desktop. How amazing is out? No longer. You will have to transfer files back to your phones, he in order to post it from your film. And remember this hack were really well on safari for both Mac and PC computers. Now you wanna open safari, and you want to make sure your developer tools are available. So if you don't see a develop menu in the menu bar right here, then choose safari and then preferences. And then here click advanced. And then from here, it's like Show develop menu menu bar, which is just down here. You see that you want a quick on this boxing show Develop menu in menu bar. Great. So once that's done, you should be the seat. Develop in your menu now in your safari menu and you wanna click on developed in the top menu bar here and then user agent slighting that option and then safari are US phone iPhone . So in this case, is the IOS 11 iPhone. Great. So this automatically tell Safari to show any website as they would be shown on the iPhone here. And the magic here is that Instagram's responsive code would then believe you actually are on an iPhone on the lock. All the IOS at features on this browser. It's amazing, right? So that's it is not easy. And then from here, you can literally go into instagram, and then this hack will let you post photos in JPEG and other your ACC options. You will also allow you to search and add hashtags, attack other users and even at the location on your post. So for this lost one, you will have to enable location sharing from your computer on. It just makes a super easy engaging your community. So from here now, um, on instagram and you can see that is showing me exactly as it would on iPhone by showing this vertical feet right in my instagram feed. And no, only this hack will let you post photos Jay Pek specifically, and I did your captions. It will also allow you to search so we can see here. I could literally quick that button, and then it will let me choose the fall that I want to post. It will also allow you to search and ad hash hacks, which is really cool, so you contact other users. You can even add the location on your post for this loss. One. Just make sure you have an able location sharing from your computer, but it also makes us so much easier to engage with your community by using this desktop to like and comment on. Reply to comment on your own photos, etcetera. So it's great, and you can click on this bet to go to your own pro fall, and from here you can then go ahead and reply to Commons, etcetera. So makes it super easy. You also have the Explorer button. We're from here. You concert for different kinds of accounts and profiles. So again it just makes it super easy to engage on also post images now, directly from your desktop. Now, unfortunately, Google Chrome, it doesn't work as well, so I've tested myself using this similar kind of process, and it really doesn't work as well, unfortunately, but we can do is obviously down with safari if you don't have it and have a go in safari so far work super well from there on, let me know in the comments Do you like using inscribed on the desktop or on your mobile? Or maybe a bit of both? I look forward to reading your comments. In the meantime, thank you so much for watching guys and see next week.