In PromoRepublic you can schedule videos to Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Instagram Business. Video will be played natively in the feed as shown on the screenshot below.
Although, video publishing is limited for Pinterest and Google My Business. When attempting to post a video to these platforms, it won't be published, but a preview instead.
So, how can you add a video to a post? There are two ways you can start the post creation:
Create a post from scratch;
Schedule a post in a certain Time Slot.
Click on the Create Post button located in the top bar menu.
In the post editor form upload the video file from your computer.
Right away you will see the video being uploaded.
In the Calendar select a certain time slot by hitting the blue New Post button.
Choose Create Post from Scratch.
Then pick a video from your computer as described above.
When it's time for the post to be published, be prepared that it will be live in the feed in several minutes, because the video needs to be converted on the PromoRepublic server first and then on the Facebook end.
If there is any issue, check out technical limitations for video publishing in this article.
Also please mind these minor, but very important nuances when preparing video content:
One video is allowed to be posted at a time;
You can't post more than one video or a video and a GIF or an image at a time;
Change video name before uploading it, because you can't edit the file name inside PromoRepublic;
When re-posting a video post, the video itself won't be re-published, but only the text if any. That is why you'll need to re-upload the file as you initially did.
For future updates, we are working on preview selection and a possibility to change the video name directly in PromoRepublic interface, and improve the video re-posting process.
If you have any additional questions, please reach out to us at [email protected].