It's official – TikTok Scheduling is here.
TikTok Scheduling is now available in Early Access mode on our website Starter, Growth, and Advanced Plans – so you can vSchedule and schedule your TikTok videos regularly in advance!
With more than 850 million monthly users (and count) TikTok offers a great opportunity for companies looking to reach new audiences.
In this blog we explain how to start and plan with Later – as well as all the benefits you can get:
Expand your TikTok with later
Would you like to increase your fan base and attract potential customers for TikTok?
You are in the right place! Social media is about building a strong community – and the key to building a community on TikTok is consistency. The more you show up, the better your audience will understand your brand and resonate with your content.
Easier said than done? We understand! It takes time to keep up to date on social media.
Later, you can manage your TikTok along with your other social channels (including Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook) through an easy-to-use dashboard. This way you save time and get more eyes for your content!
What is Early Access Mode?
New later functions go through a number of stages of development before we share them far and wide.
This process helps us gather feedback, make updates and improvements, and finish with a feature that brings real value to our customers.
If you try TikTok Scheduling in Early Access mode, you'll get an early look at our newest features – and we'll learn from your likes (or dislikes) to make your experience even better.
We have big plans to expand our offering when it comes to TikTok, and your feedback is most important.
How to Schedule TikTok Videos with Later
Step 1: Add your TikTok profile to your later account
You can do this in two ways:
1. Calendar view: Add a TikTok profile by clicking the plus sign (+) at the top of the page:
2. Account settings: Navigate to Settings and then to Social Groups and Access Groups. Click Details to add a profile:
Step 2: Choose a video that you want to publish on TikTok
Drag and drop content from your media library onto your calendar to schedule:
TIP: Save time by scheduling multiple profiles at once with a post with multiple profiles.
Step 3: trim and crop your videos for TikTok
Make sure your content is optimized for TikTok. Tap on "Edit" and crop your video size by selecting the TikTok crop. Select the Trim tool to adjust the length of the video.
You still have access to all of TikTok's cool editing features when it's time to post.
TIP: TikTok videos must be between 3 and 60 seconds long.
Step 4: add a caption and hashtags
Write your caption and make sure to include hashtags to maximize the reach of your post.
TIP: Use the Subtitles Saved Later feature to save your most frequently used hashtags so you can quickly add them to future posts. Not sure which hashtags to use for TikTok? Learn more about it blog entry.
Click "Save" and your post will be scheduled for the time you choose.
Step 5: time to post!
When it's time to post, you will receive a notification on your phone via the Phone Later app. Not using the mobile app yet? Charge it up iOS or Android to get started.
Click the notification to open the Later app. Your TikTok video will be automatically saved on your camera roll and the caption will be copied to your clipboard.
Open TikTok and follow the steps to publish your video in just a few clicks.
TIP: Are you planning your TikTok posts on the go? You can plan and schedule posts directly in the later mobile app!
What do our users say?
We asked some future customers to test our new TikTok scheduling feature and share their feedback. One of our customers said the following:
"It's very handy to be able to track my schedule on all social media platforms and make sure I'm consistent across the board." I also like being able to easily use the same medium across multiple social media platforms. “- Alison @oneandonlypaper
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Ready to start?
Early Access TikTok Scheduling is now available on our website Starter, Growth, and Advanced Plans – Upgrade today to get started!
Matt has set up a few startups and is also one of the founders of Later where he leads marketing, growth and customer experience. In previous companies, he led product, engineering and growth teams. You can follow @mattfromlater on Instagram or Twitter