The ability to schedule a First Comment on Instagram has been one of our most requested features from the PromoRepublic community.

Are you ready to reap the benefits of Instagram hashtags without crowding your caption? We’re thrilled to officially launch it - today!

Now you can create, schedule, and automatically post the first comment on your Instagram Business posts, available for all PromoRepublic users.

The first comment on Instagram isn’t limited to adding hashtags, you can add whatever text you like, and it will appear as the first comment below your post and caption.

Whether you want to kick-start a conversation, ask questions to your audience or even reveal a competition winner in your first comment, PromoRepublic has got you covered!

Ready to try it yourself? Publishing the first comment on Instagram is available on all PromoRepublic plans, so sign in to your account now and take it for a test drive!

Guide on How to Auto-Post First Comments from PromoRepublic to Instagram:

  1. Go to your PromoRepublic and click Create Post.

  2. When scheduling content to post, you can access the First Comment feature when selecting Instagram Business.


    3. You’ll see a text box slide in, where you can add your comment (up to 2,000 characters, 10 mentions, and 30 hashtags).

    4. Add your comment and click ‘Save.’ Your hashtags or mentions will automatically be posted into the first comment of your Instagram post.


What requirements are needed for the First Comment?

Instagram Requirements:

  • The Instagram Profile must be set to a Business Profile.

  • The Facebook Business Page must be authenticated with PromoRepublic to enable this feature.

If you have any further questions, please contact us at [email protected].

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