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How to Use Tailwind Create for Instagram and Facebook: A Step-by-Step Tutorial
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With Tailwind Create, you can create, schedule and publish your Instagram and Facebook posts all in one place. This all-in-one social media marketing tool enables you to create dozens of personalized designs in one magical click, edit them in real-time and then schedule them faster than ever before.
Each design is expertly designed and optimized for both Instagram and Facebook engagement. And, with a constantly updated supply of designs, you’ll never run out of great options!
Follow along and learn how to use Tailwind Create and start growing your Instagram and Facebook audiences today (while saving yourself time & money!).
How to Use Tailwind Create for Instagram and Facebook
Step One: Set Your Brand Preferences
Once you are logged into your Tailwind dashboard, click on the Tailwind Create tab in the left-hand menu. Then, click on the Start Creating Now button.
- Enter your website or brand name
- Select your fonts
- Select your color palette
- Upload your logos
Once you are done setting up your Brand Preferences, click on the Save and Continue button.
Step Two: Add Your Post Information
Add a link to your specific blog post, product or other content to the Destination Link field. Tailwind Create will automatically pull the title and images from your content. Edit the title if needed and then choose your images by uploading images, using stock photos or using photos from your webpage.
Then, click on the Create Images button and watch Tailwind Create do its magic!
Step Three: “Try On” Different Looks
Scroll down and have a look through all of the awesome & creative designs that Tailwind Create has made for you. As you can see, with very little effort, you now have dozens of designs to choose from!
Hover over a design that you like and click on the arrow to expand the Re-Style section. Click on the Colors, Photos and Layouts buttons to “try on” different looks to suit your style. If you’d like to edit a design even further, you can certainly do that and we’ll cover that part next!
Step Four: Edit Your Designs
To edit a design, simply click on the Edit button. You can then customize your design by doing a combination of the following:
- add text and change your font selection
- add elements
- add photos
- resize & reposition items
- bring items forward and backward
- change colors
- change the opacity
Once you’re happy with your design, click on the Save and Go Back button to view all of your designs.
Step Five: Select Your Final Designs
Scroll through your designs and hit the Select button on each design that you’d like to use. Then, click on the Review Your Selection button. And, don’t worry! You can still make edits during the review stage. You can even use the Re-Style feature to quickly tweak your designs.
Once you’re done with making any last edits, click on the Go Schedule button to schedule your new designer-quality posts!
Step Six: Schedule Your New Posts
You will now see your brand new designs on your Drafts tab. To schedule one of your new images, simply click on it. From there, you can enter your IG Caption along with your hashtags. And, be sure to check out the handy Suggested Hashtags feature! If you’d like, you can check off the “Post hashtags in first comment” to have the hashtags show up as the first comment as opposed to adding them into your main caption.
Continue filling out the rest of the post information and select a time to schedule the post. Once you’re done, hit that Schedule button and you’re done!
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