Between Later and Canva, Later has all the tools to actually help you grow

Auto posting on multiple social platforms, analytics capabilities, and media library make Later the best Canva alternative.
Auto posting on multiple social platforms, analytics capabilities, and media library make Later the best Canva alternative.

The social media marketing platform to share your passion, grow your community and build your business.

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No extra apps required

Upload and store your media, bulk schedule your posts, and even measure the impact of your efforts for platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

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Drive traffic & track sales by Later turns your Instagram and TikTok profile into a mini web page, complete with analytics. You’ll know exactly which posts are driving traffic, and where your followers are going.

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Collaborate on campaigns

Later helps creators and brands to find each other and collaborate on campaigns

Social platforms supported
Schedule and autopost Instagram Carousels, Reels and TikTok videos
Learn more about Later’s Instagram Scheduler and Later’s TikTok Scheduler
Bulk schedule to multiple social profiles
Best Time to Post suggestions for Instagram and TikTok
Learn more about Later's Best Time to Post on Instagram Tool and Later’s TikTok Schdeduler
Instagram hashtag suggestions
Visually plan Instagram grid
Analyze social content performance
Learn more about Later’s Analytics
Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, Pinterest,
Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest
Built-in media editing tools
Search and Share user-generated content
Unlimited media storage
Save captions and hashtags to speed-up your workflow
Collect user-generated content
Manage your customizable link in bio page
Yes pages for Instagram and TikTok (clickable + shoppable grid)
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Connect Mailchimp to link in bio page
Creator and brand collaboration hub
Learn more about Later for Creators
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Help Center, E-mail (help from a real human!), Chat Support, Social Support
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Last updated December 2022

3 reasons Later is the best Canva alternative for social content planning, scheduling, and more.

Plus, try any Later plan for free.


Save time & auto post from anywhere

Schedule your Instagram posts, Carousels, Reels, and even TikToks to automatically publish ahead of time.

Local Ice Cream uses Later to schedule Instagram posts, Instagram reels and Facebook posts

Measure what matters

Reporting, personalized insights, and more, Later helps you understand what works for your business, who is paying attention to and engaging with your content and offers suggestions to optimize your strategy.

Later Analytics evaluates post performance, follower growth rate, and audience insights on Instagram

Find, save, and share the right content

Use the drag-and-drop Visual Planner to schedule multiple posts to multiple accounts. Plus, easily find user-generated content that resonates with your feed and your audience.

Local Ice Cream uses Laters visual feed planner to ensure a consistent aesthetic on Instagram

Over 7 million people — from small shops to global brands — use Later. Here’s why.

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Later’s Instagram Reels analytics tools have helped us tremendously with being more data-driven in our content strategy. The Reels auto publish is also a must- now we can spend less time manually posting, and more time creating great content!

Jessica Hong

Social Media Manager, APOTHEKE

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7 million people — from global brands to small businesses — trust Later

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Thinking about switching?

Here are some frequently asked questions.

  • How much does Later cost?

    Whether you’re a creator, small business owners, social media manager, or digital marketer, Later has a plan for you - starting at $18 per month.

  • What types of posts can be Auto Published on different social channels?

    With Later, you can Auto Publish the following posts types on each platform:

  • How does Later calculate my best times to post?

    Later’s Best Time to Post tool combines data from audience engagement across Instagram and TikTok as well as your followers to give you recommendations on the best days and times to post that are completely unique to you. The more you post, the better recommendations you’ll get.

  • What is Later’s Creator & Brand Collabs?

    Creator & Brand Collabs is a suite of tools designed to help creators like you discover and get discovered by brands, win brand deals, and manage your entire social media strategy all within Later. It’s easy to use and free to try!

  • Can I use one website link for both Instagram and TikTok?

    Yup! You can use the same link for both your Instagram and TikTok profiles. Your followers will see the posts from the platform that they’re on when they click your bio link and will be able to toggle between your TikTok and Instagram feeds to see even more of your great content.

  • Will the page look exactly like my feed?

    Your page will contain any posts tagged with a link. Meaning it may not mirror your exact feed if you don’t tag every single post with a link.

What’s the best social media marketing platform for you?

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