Instagram Tools for Creators, Personal, and Business Profiles

Updated on June 13, 2023

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Head of Marketing @ Vista Social

Published April 19, 2023

Instagram Tools for Creators, Personal, and Business Profiles
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ICYMI: Vista Social now fully supports Instagram tools for Creators!

At Vista Social, we’re all about embracing and supporting every kind of creator, business, and entrepreneur.

And we understand it’s difficult to find Instagram tools for creators, since most only support business accounts. That’s why we are determined to build the best insta planner for you!

With Vista Social, users can tap into a treasure trove of content planning, scheduling, engagement, and analytics tools, regardless of their account type.

So, if you’re a solo creator hustling to build your brand, a boss babe working to promote your products and services, or a social media manager juggling multiple account types, Vista Social has your back! πŸ’™βœ¨

Boost your engagement, plan your posts, respond to comments and DMS, and monitor your IG performance – all using Vista Social! Sign up today.

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Vista Social features for all types of Instagram accounts

No matter which Instagram account type you’re rocking, Vista Social has an amazing set of features tailored to help you make the most out of your social media experience. Let’s dive into each category:

Scheduling & auto-publishing

We know that being able to schedule and auto-publish your content is crucial for staying on top of your Instagram game.

Auto-publishing and scheduling is available for both Business and Creator (also known as Professional) accounts.

Here are the scheduling and auto-publishing features Instagram profiles can access in Vista Social:

πŸš€ Auto-Publishing for Business & Creator accounts:

  • Schedule and directly publish your content without lifting a finger
  • Free up time to focus on other aspects of your social media strategy
  • Benefit from Optimal Time insights to maximize engagement

πŸ“² Reminder scheduling for Personal accounts:

  • Set up post reminders to notify you when it’s time to publish
  • Receive notifications on your device, so you never miss a beat
  • Use Optimal Time insights to choose the best times for engagement

With Vista Social, you can take control of your content planning and posting, regardless of your Instagram account type.

Our scheduling features, including auto-publishing and reminder scheduling, ensure you stay consistent and maximize engagement with your audience.

Content planning & creation

Instagram tools for creators, personal, and business profiles.

Crafting a captivating Instagram feed involves thoughtful planning and creative content.

Instagram tools for creators

Vista Social provides the tools you need to bring your ideas to life, making content planning and creation a breeze for all Instagram account types.

πŸ“… Plan your posts & feed

  • Preview your content with 3 types of views: post previews, feed view, and calendar view
  • Arrange your feed with a drag-and-drop feature to help preview how it will look before publishing for your Feed, Reels, and Stories placements

🎞️ Media library & organization:

  • Store and manage your photos, videos, and audio in one place
  • Organize your media using labels for quick content access
  • Use Vista Social’s browser extension to quickly important content and audio in 2 clicks
  • Find and upload content by Instagram user or hashtag for easy resharing

πŸ€– AI-powered content generation:

  • Use an AI Assistant powered by ChatGPT for captions and idea generation to keep your tone and style consistent
  • Easily respond to comments, mentions, and DMs with the AI Assistant – and save the responses for repetitive questions
  • Transform text into dynamic content or try Canva’s AI text-to-image magic

🎨 Editing tools for polished posts:

  • Refine your images and videos with built-in editing tools
  • Select the perfect cover for your Reels using thumbnail tools

πŸ’™ Collaboration & teamwork:

  • Work together with your team or friends on content planning and creation
  • Assign tasks and streamline your workflow for a consistent feed

With Vista Social, you have everything you need for content planning and creation, from ideation to execution.

Our tools help you maintain a visually stunning and engaging Instagram presence, regardless of your account type.

AI tools

Instagram tools for creators, personal, and business profiles.

Vista Social takes pride in offering cutting-edge AI tools that set us apart from other social media management platforms.

Vista Social AI tools

While many AI assistants for social media and content creation are still in beta, Vista Social’s AI tools are fully functional and reliable.

In fact, we were the first to offer these advanced features.

πŸ€– Robust AI Assistant:

  • Generate captions and responses effortlessly
  • Vista Social was the first to provide a fully-functional AI assistant

⬇️ Saved captions for easy organization:

  • Store and manage your AI-generated captions in Vista Social
  • Organize them into groups based on similar ideas or focus

🌐 Extensive social network integrations:

  • Use AI tools across 13 social network integrations, not just Instagram
  • Seamlessly integrate and enhance your entire social media strategy

🎨 Canva’s AI text-to-image integration:

  • Be among the first to utilize Canva’s AI text-to-image magic with Vista Social
  • Transform your text into stunning visuals with ease

πŸͺ„ Dynamic content for every network:

  • Quickly produce and publish unique content for each social platform
  • Leverage AI-generated text or custom post captions for a tailored approach

πŸ… Stay prepared and establish your brand:

  • Harness ready-to-go content to capitalize on social media conversations
  • Position your brand as a thought leader in your industry

With Vista Social’s powerful AI tools, you can elevate your social media game, making content creation and engagement a seamless experience across all your social networks.

Be ahead of the curve by using our advanced features that are designed to help you stand out and establish your brand’s presence.

Engagement tools

Instagram tools for creators and business profiles.

Boost your brand’s interaction and communication with Vista Social’s engagement tools designed specifically for Business and Creator profiles.

Engagement Tools

These features help streamline your social media management and ensure prompt, personalized responses.

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πŸ“¬ Smart inbox:

  • Consolidate all connected networks and profiles into one stream
  • Monitor incoming messages and provide quick, efficient responses

πŸ’¬ Conversation view:

  • Access all messages with a user in one place for easy reference
  • Quickly find and review prior chats with your audience

πŸ‘₯ Task assignment:

  • Delegate messages to specific team members for timely follow-ups
  • Measure user efficiency based on tasks assigned and completed

🏷️ Message tagging:

  • Label and sort messages for easy access and organization
  • Align communications with marketing strategies and business objectives

πŸ“ Internal notes:

  • Create internal notes within conversations for team collaboration
  • Mention team members to share insights and streamline communication

πŸ‘ Engagement features:

  • Interact with messages directly from the inbox
  • Like, dislike, delete messages or block users as needed

Vista Social’s engagement tools empower Business and Creator profiles to build stronger connections with their audience, promote seamless team collaboration, and drive their social media strategy to new heights.

Analytics and reporting

Instagram tools for creators and business profiles.

Unlock the power of data with Vista Social’s comprehensive analytics and reporting features.

Instagram tools for creators

Gain insights, track performance, and measure your team’s productivity to make data-driven decisions and optimize your social media strategy.

πŸ“ˆ Social profile performance:

  • Get a high-level overview of performance across all connected profiles
  • Evaluate social growth and identify areas for improvement

πŸ’‘ Post performance report:

  • Analyze cross-channel performance at the post level
  • Understand what content resonates and why for better strategy

🎯 Competitor report:

πŸš€ Team performance report:

  • Measure individual users’ response times and task completion
  • Improve customer care and boost team productivity

πŸ“Š Custom reports:

  • Tailor every aspect of your reports to fit your needs
  • Monitor the metrics that matter most to your brand

πŸ–‹οΈ White label & export options:

  • Add your own logo, title, and description for each report
  • Create stunning PDF reports that can easily be shared

⏱️ Automate delivery:

  • Schedule reports in advance for teams and clients
  • Ensure timely delivery of insights to inform decision-making

With Vista Social’s analytics and reporting tools, you can dive deep into your social media performance, make informed decisions, and refine your strategy for maximum impact.

What you need to know about the types of Instagram accounts

Everyone’s got their own style, goals, and reasons for using Instagram. That’s why there are three main types of accounts to choose from: Personal, Creator, and Business.

Instagram tools for creators

Each one offers unique features tailored to different users, whether you’re just sharing life’s moments or building a brand. Here’s what you need to know about the types of accounts:

Instagram Personal profiles

For those who keep it casual, a personal account is perfect for individuals wanting to share everyday moments.

With a personal account, you can share photos and videos, follow other users, and engage with content through likes, comments, and direct messages.

Vista Social features for Instagram Personal profiles:

  • Reminder publishing
  • Content planning
  • AI tools

Instagram Creator profiles

Content queens and kings, this one’s for you! The creator account is designed for those who craft and share Insta-worthy content.

It’s like a personal account, but with extra perks like audience insights and monetization options.

Plus, creators can let their biz partners turn branded posts and stories into ads!

Vista Social features for Instagram Creator profiles:

  • Reminder publishing
  • Content planning
  • AI tools
  • Engagement tools
  • Analytics and reporting

Instagram Business profiles

Calling all boss babes and brands! The business account is tailor-made for those promoting products and services on Instagram.

You’ll get access to features like ad creation, analytics, and call-to-action buttons on your profile that personal accounts just don’t have.

Psst: Instagram Business profiles pack the most punch when it comes to managing them through a 3rd party tool like Vista Social. πŸ‘€

Vista Social features for Instagram Business profiles:

  • Direct publishing
  • Reminder publishing
  • Content planning
  • AI tools
  • Engagement tools
  • Analytics and reporting

Start planning and scheduling with Vista Social

Navigating the world of Instagram can be challenging, but Vista Social is here to help you make the most of your social media presence.

Our platform is tailored to support Personal, Creator, and Business accounts, ensuring that everyone has access to the tools they need to excel on Instagram.

From scheduling and auto-publishing to engagement tools, AI-powered content generation, and in-depth analytics, Vista Social provides a comprehensive suite of features designed to streamline your workflow, optimize your content strategy, and build lasting connections with your audience.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to elevate your Instagram game and grow your brand.

Together, let’s create captivating content, engage with your community, and achieve your social media goals!

Sign up for Vista Social today and unlock your social media potential. πŸ’™βœ¨

About the Author

Head of Marketing @ Vista Social

Brittany Garlin serves as the Head of Marketing at Vista Social, the leading social media suite that's pushing the boundaries of innovation. Steering the platform to achieve an impressive milestone of over 2 million connected social profiles, Brittany's expertise has been acknowledged in a recent appearance on the Social Pros podcast, where she discussed making marketing to marketers more human-centered. With a knack for strategic disruption, Brittany also redefines what it means to be a woman in the tech sector. Her thought leadership is frequently highlighted in prestigious outlets like Forbes and HubSpot.

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