How to create a carousel post

Carousels are a popular type of content, and posting them from Maybe* is easy. We'll walk you through everything you need to know here.

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Written by Hannah McKernon
Updated over a week ago

Why use carousels?

A carousel post on social media is a type of content format that allows users to share multiple photos, videos, or a mix of both in a single post. Users can swipe through the carousel to view all of the included items. This format is popular on platforms like Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and X, offering a more dynamic and engaging way to share content beyond just a single image or video.

Carousels can be used for a variety of purposes, such as:

  • Storytelling: Sharing a story or experience in a sequential manner, allowing followers to see different aspects or moments of the story as they swipe through.

  • Showcasing Products: Businesses and brands often use carousel posts to showcase different products, features, or various angles of a single product.

  • Before and After: Displaying before and after photos, which is particularly popular in fitness, beauty, renovations, or art.

  • Educational Content: Sharing informative content spread across multiple slides, like tips, tutorials, or lists.

  • Event Recaps: Sharing highlights from events or occasions, allowing viewers to experience different facets or moments of the event.

The effectiveness of carousel posts in engaging audiences has made them a staple for marketers, content creators, and regular users looking to share more comprehensive and interactive content on social media.

Posting Carousels from Maybe* is easy

Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  • In your Maybe* account, select New Post and add your caption;

  • Click on the image icon to add an image to your post;

  • Add an image;

  • Repeat the last two steps to add any additional images in your carousel;

  • You can view your carousel by clicking the left/right arrows in your post preview;

  • Post or schedule as required.

That’s it - super simple!

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