10 Of The Best Tools For Social Media Marketing
Social media marketing is a huge part of online marketing these days; perhaps even as important as SEO for some businesses. As more and more companies realise this, more and more applications are being created to help social media marketers around the world and make their lives easier. There are a lot of these apps out there but we’ve found 10 of the best ones for you. Here they are:
#1 – Hootsuite
Ok, we had to start with this one as its just about the most popular social media app out there. Hootsuite allows you to schedule posts on Facebook, twitter and many other platforms. Plus, it is available for free.
#2 – Wildfire
Google’s Wildfire application was initially created in 2012 and has been growing fast. It basically allows you to manage your social media marketing efforts for multiple businesses and pages all on one place.
#3 – Followerwonk
A tool created by the SEO website; SEOMoz, Followerwonk allows you to see a tonne of information about your twitter followers and how your profile ranks against others in your industry.
#4 – SproutSocial
Sprout is perhaps the best social media marketing tool out there as it helps you increase your social media following as well as monitor your clients social media channels. It does a lot actually and is well worth $39 per month.
#5 – Buffer
Buffer is a genius concept that allows you to hare posts that you’ve read online through your social media channels. It is available starting at $0 per month and is a great tool.
#6 – BuzzStream
Whether or not Buzzstream is classed as a social media marketing tool, I’m not sure but it is definitely a great tool nonetheless. Buzzstream allows you to manage relationships with webmasters and industry experts through one great interface.
#7 – Edgerank
Edgerank is an extremely simple tool that allows you to measure your Facebook page levels of exposure and reach. It is great for those looking to increase their Facebook rankings.
#8 – Tweetdeck
Tweetdeck is an incredible program that can be downloaded on iPhone, iPad and any regular computer that allows you to manage your Facebook and Twitter accounts.
#9 – SocialBro
SocialBro is a relatively low cost tool that allows you to monitor and optimise your twitter following. One drawback is that you can only use it with Twitter currently.
#10 – Social Crawlytics
This is a fantastic tool that is available for free and allows you to analyse the most shared content that your competitors are posting out on their social media channels.