Weddings planners know that during the course of the big day hundreds or even thousands of pictures may be taken. Management and organizations of so many different images is a job in itself. Pictures inevitably end up on social media platforms, and those who have numerous clients should master this medium to help expand their businesses. Instagram is probably the single most important app for posting and sharing pictures, and a number of additional apps will help create a more refined and professional look with these very important photos.
Later – Later is an app that provides scheduling capabilities and analytics to track the performance of photos. This is essentially a calendaring and optimization tool.
WordSwag – This is a popular option to add text to your photos in a number of formats that can compliment the pictures rather than seeming intrusive.
Preview – Preview manages an Instagram account to allow scheduling, rearranging, captions, and number of other features where you can see what your page and posts will look like before committing. This is especially helpful for accounts with large followings that need to maintain a professional appearance.
PicMonkey – PicMonkey is a graphic design program that can assist with photo editing needs to optimize an image before it is posted. The options provided by PicMonkey are way more extensive than the basic Instagram image editor.
IGTV – Instagram’s TV allows for longer, full screen videos to be posted by instagram creators. This removal of the time and size limitations allows this platform to compete with others such as YouTube for sharing streaming videos.
IGDM – IGDM is a way to manage direct messages on your laptop or desktop in a more comprehensive messenger than the basic one included with the app. This is essential for those who conduct business and carry on high volumes of conversations through their direct messages.
VSCO – VSCO goes way beyond the filters included with Instagram to provide a much more comprehensive editing and color management experience. This is essential for photographers who need their work to appear polished and flawless.
Canva – Canva is becoming a well known photo editing program that can stand with any of the more expensive professional products. There are a number of different tools and options that allow for all kinds of creations to be made from your photos and text.
Repost for Instagram – A gem for those who want to interact with customers and businesses to increase their exposure, repost conveniently allows creators to share images from others to increase their audience and reach.