Onlypult vs. TagScout – Which Instagram Scheduler Is Better?

Keeping with our series comparing Instagram tools from around the web, today we’re looking at Onlypult.

What is Onlypult? According to their website,

“Onlypult – is a scheduled posting service for Instagram. You can upload your photos and videos right from your computer, also you can edit your pictures, manage multiple accounts simultaneously, and let your SMM-specialist manage your posts without giving them direct access to your Instagram account.”

Onlypult is right in our neighborhood of Instagram scheduling tools, so we decided to put it to the test against our own Instagram scheduler, TagScout.

Our comparison consisted of five categories:

  • How do you set up the scheduler?
  • What types of media can you post?
  • What can you do with the scheduler?
  • What do you get for free?
  • How many accounts can you connect to the scheduler?
  • How much does the scheduler cost?
  • Conclusion

 

Onlypult vs. TagScout – a comparison of the two Instagram schedulers.

 

How do you set up the scheduler?

TagScout

Get started with TagScout in four simple steps:

1) Go to www.tagscout.com.

2) When on the homepage, click “Free Trial” in the upper right corner.

 

free instagram followers TagScout

 

3) Provide your name, email, desired password, and click “Register Now”.

 

easy TagScout signup

 

With TagScout, you don’t have to download anything.

After logging into your TagScout account, you will be brought to your dashboard which looks like this:

 

free Instagram followers app

 

Here you can see all of your connected Instagram accounts (you can add and grow multiple Instagram accounts at the same time).

4) To add a new account, click “Add Instagram Account”.

 

adding instagram app free followers app

 

From here, simply log in to your Instagram account as you normally would on your phone.

While most users are finished setting up here, some users will be asked to provide a 6-digit verification code sent to your phone or email by Instagram.

 

TagScout verification

 

TagScout encrypts your password and will not share it with anyone or use it for anything not related to growing your followers.

Congrats! You’ve just set up TagScout and can now use TagScout scheduler.

 

Onlypult

Begin by going to www.onlypult.com.

When on the homepage, click “Try 7-days free trial”.

 

onlypult dashboard

 

Upon clicking the “Create Account with Instagram” button, you are taken to this screen.

 

onlypult signup

 

After verifying your email, you’re brought to your dashboard.

 

add instagram

 

The final step is adding your Instagram account. Click “+ Add more accounts” to start.

 

add instagram account

 

Before you click add, you must confirm that the Instagram account you are adding meets all the conditions required by Onlypult (outlined at the top of the screen).

 

What types of media can you post?

TagScout

With TagScout’s Instagram scheduler, you can schedule and post both photos and videos.

You can also schedule both photo and video albums.

 

Onlypult

You can schedule both photos and videos, as well as photo albums.

You can’t schedule video albums.

 

How do you use the scheduler?

TagScout

Begin by clicking the “Schedule Posts” tab on your TagScout dashboard.

 

 

When you are in the “Schedule Posts” tab, begin your scheduling by clicking “Schedule Your First Post”.

 

TagScout scheduling calender
From here, drag and drop the photo or video you would like to schedule into the broken rectangle at the top of the page.

 

schedule posts from your desktop

Uploading and scheduling posts to Instagram with TagScout is as easy as dragging and dropping.

 

After dragging your photo or video into the rectangle, click “Save” before you continue.

 

TagScout save post

 

Remember, you can also schedule multi-photo, and even multi-video posts.

Supported formats for photos are JPG and PNG, and supported formats for video are MP4, 3GP, MKV, and AVI.

 

Tagscout schedule album

 

After uploading your photo(s) or video(s), you can:

  • tag people
  • crop your post (fit entire photo or crop to 1080px x 1080px)
  • rotate your post

From here, scheduling your post can be accomplished in 5 steps:

  1. Write your caption
  2. Add your hashtags (your hashtags will be posted as a comment to make your caption look cleaner and increase post engagement)
  3. Choose the date and time you want your post to go live (or check the box to “Post Immediately”)
  4. Choose which accounts you want your post to be posted on (you can schedule the same post for multiple Instagram accounts)
  5. Finish scheduling by clicking the green “Schedule Post” button

After hitting “Schedule Post”, you’re post is officially scheduled. Come the date and time of your scheduled post, your post will automatically post to Instagram without any effort on your part.

You can see all of your upcoming scheduled posts from your dashboard, as well as all of your past scheduled posts using TagScout’s scheduler.

 

TagScout Instagram scheduler

 

If you want to change something about an upcoming scheduled post, you can simply hit “Edit”, make any desired changes, and hit “Schedule Post” to save your changes.

Caption Spintax

If you are posting the same post with the same caption across multiple Instagram accounts, you can use TagScout’s Spintax feature to avoid being flagged by Instagram.

When posting the same post to multiple Instagram accounts, Instagram can sometimes mistake your posts for spam and flag your account. To help you avoid this, TagScout’s Spintax feature allows you to easily create multiple different versions of the same caption.

Using Spintax in your captions is as easy as including the following format in your original caption: {Phrase 1 | Phrase 2 | Phrase 3}.

Here’s how it looks in a real caption:

 

 

To give you an idea of how the the above caption would work when posting to three Instagram accounts, one account would post with a caption including “time”, another account would post with a caption including “adventure”, and another account would post with a caption including “stay”.

The more variables you include in your caption, the more variations of your original caption can be posted.

Hashtag Suggestion Tool

When choosing the hashtags you want to attach to your post, you can also use TagScout’s search tool to find the most popular hashtags related to your post without having to leave TagScout.

 

post hashtags as comment

 

TagScout choose hashtags

 

To help you find hashtags that will produce the best possible results for your post, you can also read this article.

There is no limit to the number of posts you can schedule using TagScout’s Instagram scheduler.

To see the scheduler in action, watch the video below:

 

 

Instagram engagement groups

TagScout also offers free Instagram engagement groups.

Engagement groups are groups of people on Instagram who agree to Like and comment on every post uploaded by a group member.

Depending on the size of your engagement group, using engagement groups can guarantee hundreds, if not thousands more real Likes and comments every time you post to Instagram.

With TagScout, receiving the engagement from your engagement groups is accomplished in two easy steps:

  1. join any groups that apply to your Instagram page by navigating to the “Engagement Groups” tab on your TagScout dashboard and clicking “Join” under any groups you wish to join
  2. post to Instagram using TagScout’s scheduler

 

TagScout automated Instagram pods

With TagScout, there are 100+ engagement groups you can join catering to nearly any kind of Instagram page.

 

When your post goes live on Instagram, all members of all groups you are a part of will automatically Like and/or comment on your new post.

Likewise, when you schedule a new post through TagScout’s scheduler, all members of all engagement groups you are a part of will automatically Like and/or comment on your new post.

Because the process is automatic, all groups are guaranteed to be free of leechers. No leechers means that absolutely none of your effort is wasted.

This way, there is little to no maintenance work on your part after initially joing your groups.

If, for whatever reason, there is a problem, TagScout will automatically email you detailing the problem and a proposed way to fix it.

 

free instagram growth tool

 

You can also likely find the answer to your problem in TagScout 25+ FAQs.

All new TagScout users are also entitled to a free one-on-one consultation call with a TagScout growth expert.

 

Onlypult

Before uploading your post, you must choose which kind of post you want to schedule: “Single”, “Gallery”, “Multiple” or “Story”.

After choosing an option, you can choose to upload from your computer or from a URL.

 

schedule from pc or url

 

Choose your option and crop the post to your desired dimensions.

 

crop image upleap

 

On the final screen, you can add your caption, hashtags (input your own or choose from popular hashtags suggested by Onlypult), geotags, and the date and time you want the post to go live. You can also tag other users and choose whether you want the post to be automatically deleted after a certain amount of time.

 

write caption upleap

 

After hitting “Save”, your post is officially scheduled. Come the scheduled time, you post will automatically go live.

You can see your scheduled posts from your dashboard. You can also see your posts as plotted out on a calender as shown below. This is especially helpful if your entire team is using Onlypult and needs to see upcoming plans.

 

onlypult planner

 

Analytics

Onlypult also gives you access to analytics.

Analytics is broken down into three categories:

  • Audience
  • Engagement
  • Optimization

According to Onlypult, audience analytics “shows the quantity of your followers, the growth of their quantity within a chosen period, the maximum growth of followers within a chosen period, and also the average growth within a chosen period.”

 

audience analytics

 

Engagement analytics shows you “the number of posts, the amount of total likes, the number of comments for a chosen time period, the average likes per post and the average comments per post.”

 

engagement analytics

 

Optimization analytics “indicates the best time for future posting. It is based on the reaction of your followers to your content.

 

opttimization analytics

 

Desktop DMs (beta)

Onlypult is currently offering a beta version of Instagram Direct, a feature that allows you to view your Instagram DMs, accept chat requests, and create new DMs from your desktop.

 

onlypult dms

 

User tracking

You can also choose to “Follow” other Instagram users (“Follow” in this case does not mean “Follow” in the typical Instagram sense).

Onlypult will show all new posts belonging to the people you follow and give you the option to repost their content.

 

following users onlypult

Simply click “Repost”, change (or keep) the existing caption, and the post will be reposted to your Instagram account.

 

You can find users to follow by the hashtags they use or by their account names.

 

onlypult favorite

 

What do you get for free?

TagScout

TagScout’s Instagram scheduler and all of its features are completetly free to use.

That includes:

  • schedule photos, videos, and photo + video albums
  • unlimited scheduled posts
  • auto posting (no mobile verification required)
  • unlimited connected accounts
  • post the same post across multiple Instagram accounts
  • hashtag suggestions
  • caption spintax (the same post will post across multiple Instagram accounts with different captions)
  • access to 100+ Instagram engagement groups
  • repost previous posts

 

Onlypult:

Onlypult offers a limited 7-day free trial. This trial includes:

  • schedule photos, videos, photo albums and Stories (beta)
  • unlimited scheduled posts
  • support for Facebook scheduling (beta)
  • desktop DM inbox (beta)
  • post the same post across multiple Instagram accounts
  • Favorites (repost from followed accounts or hashtags)
  • auto posting (no mobile verification required)
  • up to 3 connected accounts
  • analytics
  • access to desktop DMs

See the price section below to see Onlypult’s paid plans and what additional features each plan offers.

 

How many accounts can you connect to the scheduler?

TagScout

There is no limit to the number of Instagram accounts you can connect to TagScout’s scheduler.

 

Onlypult

During the 7-day trial, you can connect up to three accounts.

On paid plans, you can add up to 40 accounts.

 

How much does the scheduler cost?

TagScout

TagScout Instagram scheduler is completetly free and always will be.

 

Onlypult

Onlypult offers a limited 7-day free trial of their Instagram scheduler.

After this trial, to gain access to any of Onlypult’s features, you must upgrade to a paid plan.

Onlypult’s different plans are broken down into monthly, half-annual, and annual plans:

Monthly:

 

monthly onlypult plans

 

Half-Annual:

 

half annual plans onlypult

 

Annual:

 

annual onlypult

 

Conclusion

Onlypult is a great scheduling tool with a slick experience and support for both Instagram and Facebook. If you are trying to streamline your content plan for Instagram and Facebook, especially if you are working with a team, then Onlypult is a great option.

However, if you are specializing in Instagram, TagScout offers a much better experience.

Of course, the main difference between TagScout and Onlypult is that what costs money with Onlypult is absolutely free with TagScout.

In addition to TagScout being absolutely free, you also gain access to features that are missing from Onlypult, including:

  • being to able connect an unlimited number of Instagram accounts
  • support for multi-video posts
  • access to over 100 engagement groups to help get you more real Likes and comments every time you post to Instagram
  • caption spintax (multiple versions of the same caption) to save time when posting the same post across multiple Instagrama accounts
  • hashtag suggestion tool that updates in real-time
  • easily repost past posts

Want to try TagScout for yourself? Click here to sign up and start scheduling Instagram posts for free today.

For those interested in trying Onlypult, click here to visit their website.

By |2018-12-05T21:49:39+00:00December 5th, 2018|All|0 Comments

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