From that lunchtime Instagram post to Linkedin after five, keeping socially visible is a job in itself. The right tools, however, can streamline these tasks, helping you save time and reach your target audience. If you often find yourself being too busy to post, this could lead to a drop in engagement but with a packed schedule what’s the alternative? The answer is nifty scheduling tools, read on for my roundup of five of my favourite ones.
MeetEdgar is a premium social media management tool for small businesses and entrepreneurs. An effective way of automating your posts so that they post when you can’t – MeetEdgar will even recycle old content. Simply create a library of posts, things you would typically say and schedule for each day with a time. MeetEdgar requires a monthly subscription fee, but it’s so worth the investment to keep your feed fresh and diverse.
With a choice of 3 plans, Buffer is trusted by brands for authentic engagement. Used by 75,000 businesses worldwide, Buffer has made sharing your story straightforward and even easier to engage with your audience. Loved for it’s fresh, clean look, intuitive tools which help to measure social media performance, with Buffer you also get a free 14-day trial so you can try before you buy to make sure that this tool is for you.
Used by over 18 million people, Hootsuite is probably one of the biggest social media tools of the moment. A comprehensive all-in-one platform, Hootsuite takes care of the lot and helps you to do more with your social accounts. From the basic free plan to the enterprise package, this scheduling tool is great for any business, no matter the size. The platform even allows you to filter conversations by a certain keyword to hear what people are saying about your brand, competitors, or industry.
Similar to Hootsuite, Sprout Social combines several tools in one platform. It’s also one of the few media management tools with great CRM features (customer relationship management) and comes with a free 30-day trial.
Social media simplified, Crowdfire helps you to manage all your accounts from one place. As well as organising your posts, it even allows you to manage your Twitter followers and suggests new articles for sharing. Crowdfire is additionally free for all with 19 million users worldwide enjoying an end-to-end social media process. Curating and publishing posts has never been so easy – you’ll save hours with this savvy tool!
With so many fab media management tools, I thought it would help to showcase some of my top ones. Which one will you use to successfully plan and deliver your social content? Thanks for reading.