You can draft and schedule original Facebook posts directly inside your ActionSprout account. This allows you to take advantage of our handy Smart Scheduling tool!
To get started, click on Posts in the left-hand menu:
Then click the green Create a Post button at the top of the following screen:
This will open the post composer screen:
If we choose the Link option, this is what we see:
You'll find a place to:
- Paste in your link
- Compose the message
- Decide when the post should go live. (Schedule for a future date, post now, save as draft, or hidden.)
If you are scheduling the post, you'll see the option to choose the next recommended time. This is based on your Facebook Page, and how your audience behaves.
You can also open the full menu to see all recommended posting times:
If you've made a mistake and want to start over, just click the Start Over button at the very bottom of the menu screen:
The menus for image and video posts will look the same, except for the place to upload the image or video:
That's all there is to it!
If you need any additional help, or just want to say "Hi", you can always reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org