Buried in the digital labyrinth of Instagram profiles, extracting vital information can be a cumbersome maze. This automation effortlessly weaves through a list of Instagram profile links in your Google Sheet. It extracts the essence, updating your sheet with the latest details.
No more wrestling with manual data entry, no more toggling between platforms. For the meticulous researcher curating a database or the social media strategist monitoring influencers, this automation is your biggest helper.
Effortlessly collect profile data, stay on top of updates, and let your Google Sheet evolve into a dynamic reservoir of insights, sparing you the tedious chore of constant data upkeep.
Let’s set it up!
The first step is to create a Google Sheet with the column containing the links of the Instagram profiles that you want to get information from.
Make sure to take a note of the column name, as you will need it during the next steps.
You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Google Sheets.
Click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to get this automation saved to your Playbooks.
Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and click on the playbook card. The setup flow will start.
You will be asked to specify the Google Sheets spreadsheet that contains the links and the column of the links . After you choose the database and column, you will get a prompt to map the information to the fields in Google Sheets.
Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Google Sheets. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook.
To get profile information from each link and update the Sheet with instagram profile information, activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and run this playbook.
It will open each profile and get information like name, handle, posts, followers and more. It will then update each row with new information.
This automation is fantastic for social media strategists navigating the dynamic world of influencers. Easily manage a Google Sheet with a list of Instagram profiles, extracting crucial data for each influencer. Stay ahead of the game by keeping the sheet updated with follower counts, engagement rates, and content themes, empowering you to make informed decisions and optimize your influencer partnerships.
Meticulous researchers compiling data from Instagram profiles for a comprehensive study can also benefit from this automation. It streamlines the process, allowing you to effortlessly gather and update profile information. No more manual data extraction or outdated details; focus on your research, knowing that your Google Sheet is a reliable repository of the latest insights.
For professionals managing client relationships and collaborations, this automation ensures you're always in the loop. Maintain a Google Sheet with client Instagram profiles, automatically updating it with their latest information. Whether it's tracking changes in bio descriptions or monitoring engagement metrics, this tool keeps your client database current, enabling you to provide personalized and up-to-date services.
You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.
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