Tips & Tricks

How to turn a Youtube Shorts into Instagram Post

Saina Sefidbakht
Head of Product @ OneCliq

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An Instagram Post is a game-changer for visibility and engagement testing. Discover how to effortlessly transform your YouTube Shorts into an engaging Instagram Post to establish your authority and spark meaningful conversations and learn what your audience loves. Looking to maximize your YouTube Shorts reach with an Instagram Post? You’re in the right place. OneCliq is a simple-to-use content repurposing assistant that lets you turn Podcasts, YouTube videos, webinars, and more into engaging Instagram Posts in seconds. Ready to get started? Keep reading to learn the step-by-step process.

Why Turn Your YouTube Shorts into Instagram Post?

Before diving into how to create an Instagram Post from your YouTube Shorts, it’s crucial to understand the benefits of repurposing content for your Instagram. Here are three main reasons:

1. Provide Additional Context

An Instagram Post allows you to present the context of your YouTube Shorts in an easily digestible format. This enables your audience to grasp your message in a summarized version, which appeals to their varying content consumption preferences.

2. Establish Authority on Topics

Creating an Instagram Post from YouTube Shorts not only shares your knowledge but also highlights your expertise in specific subject areas. This strengthens your authority in your niche, ultimately enhancing your credibility and contributing to your brand’s growth.

3. Test Content Ideas with Your Audience

Repurposing your YouTube Shorts content into an Instagram Post lets you gauge your audience’s interest in various topics. This enables you to calibrate and tailor your YouTube Shorts content to better serve your listeners.

How to Create an Instagram Post from Your YouTube Shorts Using OneCliq

Step 1: Upload Your YouTube Shorts

OneCliq Content Repurposing Assistant Dashboard

First, sign up for a Free Plan on and upload your YouTube Shorts directly to the platform. OneCliq will then analyze your audio content, recognizing topic changes within the YouTube Shorts.

Step 2: Choose the Instagram Post

OneCliq Content Repurposing Assistant Dashboard

OneCliq will return several AI-generated Instagram Posts based on the different topics discussed during the YouTube Shorts. Browse through these options and select the one you’d like to repurpose for your Instagram Post.

Step 3: Generate Your Instagram Post

OneCliq Content Repurposing Assistant Dashboard

Locate the Instagram button within the content module section and click it. In just a few moments, an entire Instagram Post will be generated based on the selected YouTube Shorts. This will be visible on the right side of your screen in our content editor panel.

Step 4: Download/export Your content

OneCliq Content Repurposing Assistant Dashboard

Important: It's very important to read the content closely and fact-check where needed. Also remember that AI should never do 100% of the work. Make sure to put in at least 1% of editing to make it your own.

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Key Takeaways:

  1. Turning your YouTube Shorts into an Instagram Post provides additional context, establishes authority, and helps test content ideas with your audience.
  2. There’s no need to do this work manually: OneCliq Generates Instagram Posts from YouTube Shorts in your tone of voice with ease.
  3. Never generate and post without reviewing and refining your content, regardless of any Generative AI model you use.

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Saina Sefidbakht
Head of Product @
Saina Sefidbakht is a self-taught UI/UX designer, who seamlessly transitioned from Product Designer to leading the product vision. Her leadership extends beyond the confines of design; she's been a beacon in various roles, driving impactful initiatives and leading by example. With a UI/UX Design Certificate from the University of Toronto and a BSc in Honours Biology from York University, Saina masterfully blends design expertise with a deep-rooted passion for community and education. She's a design-savvy leader with a heart for positive impact.

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