How to Schedule Facebook Posts
There are many different programs out there to handle social media scheduling – hootsuite and buffer are two of the most popular. However it is much easier now that Facebook offers this feature for their pages.
Why Schedule Social Media Posts?
I find that sitting down and scheduling out posts for the near future saves me a great deal of time. It also makes you, the business owner, look very organized and on top of things. It gives your potential clients a great impression of who they will be dealing with when they hire you!
For Facebook this is now an easy task!
- Go to your Page and make a post – this can be a status update, image, or video
- Click the grey clock in the lower left corner of the posting window
- Add your Year, Month, Day, and Hour (you can even add minutes in 10 min increments)
- Click Schedule
- You are done!
I use this feature when I have several items I want to post, and I want to spread them out over time. I also use it when I have speaking events, or any other event that has a set date and time. If I know ahead of time that I want to be adding something to my Facebook Page I will use the scheduling feature.