Free Tools to Improve your Social Media Management

Find out what free tools you can use to manage your social media

We all love a bit of Social Media, whether it be Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram. But do you find yourself spending too much time posting and not enough time working? An active social media presence can help you land the job of your dreams, so it’s more important than ever to make sure you are making the most of your tweets! We’ve picked out some great digital tools to help you manage your time online.

TweetDeck

There are many great tools to help take the load off your fingers such as TweetDeck. As you can probably tell, TweetDeck is focused around Twitter and is a free service that lets you schedule tweets months in advance and manage more than one twitter account in one go.

Tweetdeck keeps all your columns in view so you never have to keep going back and forth between tabs. You can also create ‘Lists’ of Twitter accounts that post the stuff you are most interested in and is a great way to keep on top of industry news!

If you are looking for a simple, easy to use tool to get on top of Twitter and have more time to yourself, then look no further than Tweetdeck.

Hootsuite

Hootsuite is a popular social media management tool used by people and businesses. Just like Tweetdeck, Hootsuite lets you to manage and view streams from different accounts but you can also keep an eye on accounts across different platforms! So you can check your favourite memes on facebook, retweet your favourite artist and update your Google+ all in the one place!

Hootsuite offers a free service for up to 3 accounts if you don’t want to part with your money but it also has paid ‘pro’ and ‘enterprise’ options, which gives you even more options such as seeing Twitter analytics, Facebook Insights and Google Analytics so you know what your followers want to see! Hootsuite is a great tool if you have more than one social media account to manage and you want to cross promote from your accounts.

SocialOomph

Similar to Hootsuite, SocialOomph offers both free and paid versions for managing your social media accounts. The free version only has access to Twitter but gives you the options of tracking and URL shortening. SocialOomph even lets you schedule more than 400 future tweets in a single go! You’ll never have to lift a finger again.

If you decide to pay, you can work with Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Tumblr. There’s also keyword research, a great way to find out what topics people are talking and searching about. SocialOomph can make life so much easier if you want to stay on top of trends and you don’t have much time to organise all those different social media profiles.

Tweepi

People use Twitter for many different reasons, from business, to posting their dinner, memes and so on, so it can be hard to find followers that share your interests. Tweepi is a unique social media management tool for Twitter that lets you manage your followers and following.

You can follow interesting new tweeps and get rid of all those inactive egg accounts with Tweepi. Tweepi’s paid pro version lets you follow and unfollow from up to 200 accounts! If you’re Twitter is clogged up with inactive accounts and you are interested in your growing your following, then Tweepi is a great tool for you to get your content out to the right people.

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