How well do you know today’s top social media channels? Prove your knowledge by seeing which of the top 15 most popular social networking sites you recognize: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus+, YouTube, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine, Snapchat, Reddit, Flickr, Swarm, TVtag, and Pheed.
Do you know them all? A handful? Just a few? None? No matter how many or how little you recognize, it’s still clear that managing all these different profiles and sites can be extremely difficult – even for the most knowledgable social media expert.
However, there is hope on the horizon! With so many social media platforms out there, new social media management tools are being created everyday to help oversee your social media activity and influence the various feeds. We have updated the original Top 3 Social Media Tools blog to show you three more tools that you could be utilizing today.
There are dozens of options, but here are the three social media management tools we think are most effective.
HootSuite is the most popular social media management tool for people and businesses to run campaigns across multiple social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. Hootsuite has become an essential tool for managing social media,tracking conversations, and does an excellent job in measuring your campaign results through web or mobile devices. Hootsuite offers different packages depending on the type of features you want access to. The different packages are the free, pro, and enterprise versions. Each one does a great job of managing business’s social profiles, offers enhanced analytics, message scheduling, Google Analytics and Facebook insights.
IFTTT is a Internet automation site that saves you a ton of time managing social media profiles and other tasks. Essentially, you can connect any of the major platforms together to ensure sharing automatically on sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more, based on certain criteria that you want. For example, you can send out a tweet automatically every time you publish a new blog post. One of IFTTT features is that it works well with Buffer and Hootsuite and basically enhances those tools even further.
Socialflow is a tool businesses can utilize to watch real-time conversations on social media. This tool allows you to predict the best times for publishing content in order to increase the awareness of your postings from your targeted audiences. Socialflow essentially allows you to expand your audience engagement and potentially increase the revenue per customer.
Try these out and let us know how they work for you! Feel free to send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have other suggestions or want to give a shout out to your favorite social media management tool.