What tools can help you up your game for social media? Do you need help managing, organizing, or need some creative inspiration? These eight websites can be extremely helpful to make you a professional at social media.
Hootsuite is a great scheduling and management tool. It is one of the most efficient tools to help pre-schedule your social media. You can also update and post to any social media page whether that be Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, or Instagram from the Hootsuite dashboard. It can be a full time job managing social media profiles, especially when there is more than one, and Hootsuite can be a huge help.
Bitly can shorten the URL of any website. Why would you want this? If you have a social media account which counts characters per post, you want the shortest URL to fit in your post. Also, many people pre-judge a website based only on the URL. Can they understand what your site is about purely based on the URL? Is your URL confusing, filled with nonsense and unnecessary characters? Bitly is the place to go. Bitly makes the most out of online references. It is the best tool for optimization also, helping your SEO as well as your clients.
Talking with clients can be a serious business, so instead struggling to explain something on the computer, you can connect with customers on a personal level by sharing a screen. ScreenShare helps companies who must show processes on the computer screen or show how to do something. This helps gain a better understanding of the topic with visual aid.
Are you searching for popular content that you can post for a client or even yourself? Buzzsumo is the place to go to. This is not a management tool, but instead a tool to help find better writing/posting content. Key influences have most reliable content, and buzzsumo gives you those key influencers. Buzzsumo analyzes what content performs best, so that there is less testing for you.
Canva is a graphic design tool for social media marketing campaigns. This is a great tool for those who are too busy or have little to no experience with graphic design. The tools from canva are as follows: free of charge graphics, fonts, amazing software, etc. Canva also has designs for almost any type of document including cards, logos, brochures, and even tickets.
These websites, Pexels and Pixabay, have hd photos for free. They are creative commons, which means that you can do whatever you so desire with the pictures with no restrictions. Edit, manipulate, and use these hd pictures free of charge!
This website, Edgerank Checker, shows you how to know if your social media is working (getting traffic). It shows the algorithm for Facebook, and therefore checks your page’s exposure within Facebook.
This website, Rawshorts, is almost identical to the website Canva, but it is in video format. It is text and graphic based. Do you want a video to explain your company and its features? Rawshorts is the way to go. Easy to use and free of charge, even a beginner could use it!
All these websites can help you step up your game in social media, whether that be management of all your sites, organization, or creative inspiration and help. They all provide great tools for the busy, on-the-go worker. Step up your game and become an expert on social media management!