Preview Your Social Media Posts

Your brand needs to have an epic online presence. The most effective way to do that is to properly preview social media posts to avoid any possible typo, incorrect formatting, or watermarks.

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Publer has now a Live Preview Feature!

You can now take a sneak peek before your post goes online – through Publer. Besides being able to create, edit, organize, and schedule posts, Publer allows you to instantly preview posts with a single click.

Have you ever gotten tired that all of your photos are being incorrectly cropped by social networks? Or maybe, the fact that you missed out on a small typo that can change the meaning of the sentence?

By previewing the content while creating a new post (or after you have scheduled one), you can make all the desired changes before it goes live and never, ever receives an unwanted surprise.

Why is it important to preview social media posts before scheduling or sharing:

  • Avoid any negative impact towards your brand and the team that works behind it We know, mistakes are human. But, having the possibility to avoid them, is a superpower!
  • Double-check whether the content sections are properly adjusted, the emojis are relevant, and also, stay ahead of limited characters.
  • Check how links and their CTA buttons look like and if images are properly optimized.

Here’s an article that lists 4 tricks you might be missing out on Publer.

With the new Publer’s Previewing Feature you can:

  • Preview how the watermarked photos or videos will look on the actual social network’s feed. Remember: You can always edit your post, make the desired changes and then preview it again.
  • Get an actual view of the text that will be posted (including the selected signature or any shortcodes). Remember: You can add or remove Signatures and shortcodes whenever you want.
  • Get a 99% prediction of how your social media post will be posted on both mobile and desktop.

The preview feature provides a precaution to any undesired mistakes that will make you go back to the published post and manually edit it. It is amazing how you can preview EACH step of your content design.

With Publer you can customize posts of each social account with different captions, emojis, scheduling time, etc.

Sneak a peek at your posts before they go live. Make the proper corrections and never miss a mistake. Edit your posts live and preview them.

This way, you can preview each one of them in a smooth and easy way via the dashboard. If you are not satisfied with one of the posts you are creating, then you can simply click on it and make the desired changes.

Carefully craft your posts and keep in mind:

  • Social networks display photos and videos differently. For example, Pinterest likes portrait images and video formats, while Twitter prefers landscape ones.
  • You can preview your post while creating it and also after you have scheduled it.

Here’s a trick: Once you go to the Calendar -> Daily View -> You can create and preview social media posts with a click.

Your posts might look slightly different once published because of the extensive algorithms each social network uses, for example when to cut off a long text with a “Read More” button.

Extra: Instagram Feed Preview

In case you’ve missed this, Publer also allows you to preview the entire Instagram feed in a dedicated section of your virtual calendar.

Whether you decide to drag and drop images/videos, schedule new posts on the spot, or import from your favorite apps (Drive, DropBox, Unsplash, etc.) – you can do it all!

Preview social media posts before sharing to avoid typos and easily boost engagement.

Never miss a comma in your scheduling life again. Try it now for FREE.

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