No one said it would be easy
Social media is hard work. With so many networks for businesses to utilize and manage, it’s no doubt that it can get stressful and downright painful. Between managing posts on multiple platforms, engaging with your audience and tracking progress, this stuff can be exhausting and overwhelming!
But what if there were comprehensive social media management tools to make connecting with customers faster and smarter? How much easier would your life be if there were a way to automate basically everything?
Fortunately, there’s several great tools you can take advantage of to make managing social media less painful and get ahead of the competition.
What is Hootsuite?
Hootsuite is a social media management system that helps you keep track and manage your multiple social network channels from one dashboard. You can view streams from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. and post updates or reply directly.
The best part?
You can automatically find and schedule effective posts!
Their real time analytics allow you to spot trends as they develop and have actual insight on how your content is performing to help you make marketing decisions with confidence.
Protect your Brand
Hootsuite helps you improve your reputation and protect your brand by tracking messages and mentions on all social media networks.
Check them out here: https://hootsuite.com
Have you ever heard of Likealyzer?
It provides an in-depth assessment of your Facebook page performance and gives recommendations on how you can boost engagement with your brand.
You don’t even have to provide all of your personal info – all you do is plug in your URL and there ya go! The report will automatically generate within seconds.
The report is user-friendly and provides clear insights into what is and isn’t working for your Facebook. The company who’s report is shown above could get more engagement if they posted at different times of day and asked their audience more questions.
It’s amazing how a few simply adjustments can make a huge difference on performance!
Likealyzer also shows you how your company is performing compared to that of similar brands so you can keep up with your competitors.
Try out Likealyzer for free here: https://likealyzer.com
We love Canva!
It’s literally the easiest design tool to use ever created. The goal is to easily create eye catching content that gets shared on your social media platforms.
And if you don’t have an eye for design? No big deal. They offer online Design Courses with a ton of tips and tutorials.
Canva offers a variety of many different content types. From pre-sized social media image and header templates to marketing materials, documents, presentations, invitations and ads, you’ll find almost everything you need.
And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can easily create it yourself.
Once you’ve selected your template, you can drag and drop a variety of design elements like images, text and shapes. And BOOM! You’re done!
You can save and download each image or you can share directly to your Facebook and Twitter accounts directly from the Canva platform.
The best part?
Check it out here: https://www.canva.com/
We find all of these tools helpful and hopefully you do too!
What social media tools do you use to make your life easier?
We’d love to hear your thoughts!