Check Out These 9 Useful Social Media Management Tools
Choosing a social media tool set to deal with the massive tasks before you is nearly as bad as the problem it's attempting to fix. How to decipher which of these tools are actually necessary, and what they can do for you can be difficult.
Clearly there is a need though, as keeping up with social media for your business is not for the faint of heart. It will take a well-thought out strategy, dedicated staff, and several well placed tools.
Let's have a look at some of the best social media tools out there at the moment, and just how they can help you with managing your social media.
9 Social media tools and why they're awesome
These social media tools cover many different areas and tasks. Assuming you've figured out the social networks you're focusing on, there are some great tools here to help you with your social media!
SharedCount – Just how popular is your content? This tool will show you exactly how much play your content is getting and where it's being shared.
TweetReach – This Twitter tool will show you the reach and exposure of each tweet you send, and delivers data reflecting who retweets you and their influence.
LikeAlyzer – A pure Facebook analytics tool, this one provides you with the ability to take an in-depth look at your Facebook pages and even offers suggestions on what you can do to improve them.
Klout – Klout collects information on your various social profiles and comes up with a popularity score of 1 to 100. What's your Klout?
Mention – Mention tracks anywhere that your name or your company could be mentioned online, and delivers them to you in a daily email.
IFTTT – This automation app can do everything from text you tomorrow's weather to automatically updating your Twitter with content from your other channels. IFTTT currently makes connections with over 90 channels, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
Buffer – Another great automation tool that gives you the capability to schedule out social media posting and update to your various accounts. This works well with Facebook, Google+ LinkedIn and Twitter, and others.
Hootsuite – Hootsuite is a social media management tool that helps you monitor, measure and manage up to 100 Social Profiles on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ Pages, all from one convenient dashboard.