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How to Use Trending Audio in Vista Social

by Brittany Garlin

Nov 8

5 min to read

How to Use Trending Audio in Vista Social

This just in: you can now find and schedule posts with trending audio in Vista Social. 🎉

We are super excited to announce that Vista Social is the first fully approved social media management tool to offer trending audio for Reels and TikToks.

Trending audio in Vista Social

Now, you can schedule your Reels and TikToks in Vista Social with trending audio and have it auto-publish at your best time for each network. 

Say goodbye to spending hours endlessly scrolling for the right sound or scheduling your posts without the most popular song—this new feature is a total game-changer! 

Vista Social’s new highly anticipated Trending Audio tool lets you:

  • Schedule Reels and TikTok’s with trending audio.
  • Quickly source the most popular songs and sounds on Instagram and TikTok.
  • Import audio to your media library for your next social media post.
  • Organize your audio with labels so you can quickly associate them with clients, brands, or projects.

This is huge for brands, agencies, and solopreneurs looking to grow through short-form videos on social media (while saving time).

Not only is trending audio catchy—but adding it to your videos can increase your reach and engagement on both Instagram and TikTok.

Ready to save time while taking your short-form videos to the next level? Learn everything you need to schedule Reels with trending audio and auto-publish TikTok posts with sound in Vista Social—or read the full blog post below.

How to find trending audio in Vista Social?

Each week, the Vista Social team updates the ‘trending sounds’ tab that is available in your media library.

Trending audio in Vista Social

When you tap the trending sound, you can hear the audio that is available.

Like what you hear? Click the audio so that it is highlighted and tap ‘select’—this will import that audio into your media library.

Once the audio is imported, you can click on the three dots in the top right corner to add a title and description, choose labels, select profile groups, and pick a cover photo! 

Audio settings to organize your media

Now, you can keep your trending sounds and songs organized by associating them with clients, brands, or projects—all in one dashboard. Jackpot! 🤩

The most popular sounds and songs change fast. We’ve got your back with our recap of this week’s trending audio on Instagram to add to your Reels! 

How to import original sounds and songs into Vista Social?

If you already have an original audio or song you want to use for your next Reel or TikTok, you can easily import it to your media library.

4 ways to import trending audio in Vista Social:

  1. Upload from computer: Upload MP3 files to your media library so you can quickly find the right audio when you need it.
  2. Upload from URL: Insert a link to an audio file, an mp4/MOV file, or a TikTok video, and we will extract the sound from it.
  3. Find trending audio by Instagram hashtag: Enter a hashtag to browse through the latest Instagram posts, then save the audio to your Media Library for easy scheduling.
  4. Find trending audio by Instagram user: Enter an Instagram username to browse through the latest Instagram posts, then save the audio to your Media Library for easy scheduling.

The takeaway? The possibilities are endless now that you can quickly source trending audio in Vista Social!

Trending audio in Vista Social

Scrolling to find the most popular songs and sounds on Instagram and TikTok used to be a time-consuming task, but with the right resource by your side, you can get back to scaling your growth.

Your Reels and TikToks scheduling just got a whole lot better. ✨ Try it out today!

How to schedule Reels with trending audio?

You can schedule Reels with trending audio (including business-friendly sounds) in Vista Social.

Vista Social is trusted by thousands of brands, agencies, and social media managers—making it the best app to schedule Instagram Reels with trending audio in 2023. 

Here’s how to get started:

Step #1: Connect Your Instagram Profile 

Sign up (or login) to Vista Social and tap “Add Social Profile.” Select Instagram and connect your account. 

Pro Tip: You can also schedule Reels to Facebook in Vista Social too!

Step #2: Upload Your Reel to Later’s Media Library

Upload or import your video from your Media Library to the Publisher. If you don’t have a video, you can utilize the content discovery feature in Vista Social to find awesome videos to post.

Vista Social has a ton of content creation tools, from sourcing authentic content from Pexels, Unsplash, and Instagram to our Canva integration—we’ve got you covered! 

Step #3: Pick a sound 

Now, it’s time to pick a sound! Click on the 3 dots on the top left side of your video and tap ‘Pick sound.’

Pick a sound to add to your videos in Vista Social's Publisher

The Trending sounds tab contains the most popular audio that you can add to your Reel.

Once you select the sound you want to use, click on ‘Apply sound.’

That’s it! Your video now has the new trending sound you’ve selected.

Step #4: Customize your post

Write your caption and include strategic hashtags and keywords to maximize your Instagram Reels reach. 

Try out our hashtag suggestions tool! Tell us your go-to hashtag or keyword, and instantly receive trending hashtags to try.

Step #5: Schedule your Reel

Choose from 4 publishing options: publish now, add to queue, schedule at a specific time or choose from one of the time slots that Vista Social recommends.

Schedule your posts with Vista Social's optimal time feature

Now, your Reel will be automatically published directly to Instagram with trending audio. 🎶

How to schedule TikToks with trending audio?

You can schedule TikTok’s with trending audio (including business-friendly sounds) in Vista Social.

Vista Social is trusted by thousands of brands, agencies, and social media managers—making it the best app to schedule TikTok posts with trending audio in 2023. 

Here’s how to get started:

Step #1: Connect Your TikTok Profile 

Sign up (or login) to Vista Social and tap “Add Social Profile.” Select TikTok and connect your account.

Step #2: Repeat Steps 2-5 from above

Scheduling a TikTok post with trending audio is similar to auto-publishing an Instagram Reel with trending audio. 

The best part? If you have your TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook profile connected in Vista Social, you can schedule your video to all networks at the same time—yet have them auto-publish at your best time for each network. 

This helps you identify who your audience is, learn what content performs best, and get the numbers you need to set realistic goals.

And that’s not all. You can also respond to comments and DMs across all networks in real-time—or assign tasks to specific team members to monitor incoming messages and provide quick responses.

Talk about the ultimate short-form video tool! 🤩

Why should you use trending sounds in 2023?

Using trending sounds on both Instagram and TikTok can help you reach new audiences and drive serious results. 

TikTok has repeatedly emphasized the significance of trending audio and recommends that marketers consider songs and sounds as an equally, if not more, important element to visual clips on the app.

The right audio can take your Reels and TikTok’s into viral territory.

How trending audio can helps brands grow:

  • Boost awareness big time: TikTok’s with the sound-on had 2.2x better results than competitors.
  • Communicate new information: Adding trending sounds and songs is extremely effective at conveying brand identity to consumers. 
  • Gain sales & increase favourability: Audio helped generate significant lifts in both purchase intent and brand favorability. 

Convinced yet? Vista Social has all the tools to help you quickly discover, organize, and schedule trending audio for your social media posts. 

Now, you can check “find trending audio” off your to-do list. âś…

Ready to schedule your Reels and TikToks with trending audio? Get started with Vista Social, the #1 short-form video platform—today!

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