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29 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros

29 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros
Are you looking for ways to enhance your social media marketing? Do you want new tools to simplify your job? We asked a group of social media pros for the hottest social media tools they use today. Check them out to see if these social media tools are a good fit for you! #1: RivalIQ Jay Baer Figuring out precisely what works in social media is a tricky (yet entirely necessary) proposition. I’m always seeking to improve clicks, shares and social media engagement on my own content as well as our Convince and Convert clients’ content. Recently, I started using RivalIQ to get at what’s working in social, and this easy-to-use, reasonably priced analysis platform produces a steady stream of insights while saving me a ton of time. Here, I set up a collection of consumer products companies (RivalIQ calls them a “landscape”) for a strategic plan we’re building. RivalIQ provides competitive intelligence. Today, as the industry matures, social media is less about colonization, and more about optimization.

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How to Find Influencers in Your Industry No matter what type of business you have, there are likely some people who could be considered influencers in your industry, or one closely related to it. Influencers can help you with your business in many ways, from being a role model/source of inspiration to helping spread the word about your business in order to give you more exposure. If you are looking for influencers within your industry, here are some tools that can help you out. Followerwonk Which Stats Matter: A Definitive Guide to Social Media Metrics Among the many superpowers I wish I had, one that would be quite useful is the ability to understand social media metrics. I know enough to get by, and I love learning the new techniques to get more from these numbers—and to make sure I’m seeking the right numbers in the first place. In an effort to understand the little bits I can, I’ve done some research into all the many different social media stats you might track and which ones are worthwhile. Wouldn’t you know it, social media stats aren’t just as simple as looking at the right numbers!

Content Management Apps for Busy #Eventprofs If you're an event planner, there are a few things I know about you. I know you are incredibly organized, see things in the big picture and the small details and you're incredibly busy. Am I right so far? If you're like many of us, your office is overflowing with papers and your social media accounts are overflowing with great content you'll never have the time to sort through. 5 Hashtag Tracking Tools for Twitter, Facebook and Beyond Are you using hashtags in your social media campaigns? Do you want to find tools to help manage your hashtags? The right tools can help you launch, track and analyze hashtags across social networks. In this article, you’ll discover five tools that make it easy to track hashtags and their related conversations.

Twitter’s Root Injustice — - meta - How To Make Twitter More Fair and Competitive The story of my experience on Twitter is the story that is celebrated—but rarely the case for most people. When I joined Twitter in 2009 it was like showing up to a half-settled frontier town. I could talk with people who would normally never talk to me, I could gain a following in fields where I was years younger than most, and I could do this all from a laptop in my underwear.

45 Social Media Tools and Tips to Improve Your Marketing Are you looking for some practical tips and tools to help with your social media marketing? Do you find it difficult to keep up with how quickly social media is evolving? In this article, I outline a collection of technology tools and tips you’ll want to consider using to improve your presence across social media. Why Tools? It takes a lot of time to create quality content, engage on social profiles and sustain online relationships that support your business goals. Self-Promotion and Social Media: The Case for Promoting Your Content If you’ve been to any of Buffer’s social media accounts recently (take Twitter, for instance), you may have noticed that the lion’s share of stories we share come from us. We tweet our own stuff. We toot our own horn. It would certainly seem that we are in the minority with this strategy. There seems to be a a fine line between sharing enough of your own stuff and sharing too much. Most people would rather err on the side of just enough (or even less) in their social media strategy.

9 Content Marketing Tools You Should be Using but Aren’t You know that creating brilliant content is key to driving traffic to your website. Without valuable content that engages your audience, writing blogs and posting to social media becomes a lot like throwing paint against the wall and hoping it sticks. You put something out in cyberspace multiple times a week and hope that your audience is reading it and becoming inspired enough to fill out a form or inquire about your product. Deep down, though, you realize this “strategy” is not effective.

4 Social Media Tools to Improve Your Social Media Marketing Are you struggling with day-to-day social media marketing tasks? Are you looking for tools to speed up your social tasks? In this article, I’ll share four social media tools and tips to help community managers save time, show creativity and streamline community management for their companies. Why Social Media Tools Three Cool and Inexpensive Tools to Track Twitter Hashtags Judging by the outcry over Tweetchat having to close, due to Twitter’s new API restructuring, and the interest shown in replacement platforms, it’s fair to say that Twitter chats continue to be popular for both Twitter users and brands alike. The ease in which topics and conversations can be filtered using the hashtag on Twitter enforces the idea that, when done right, Twitter chats and their attached hashtags are a great way to solicit feedback, user experience, crowdsourcing and more. To make that ease even more effective, here are three cool hashtag trackers that don’t need a second mortgage to use. 1.

Compare HubSpot vs Pardot Marketing Automation Great Platform, Easy to Use Pardot: Marketing Automation that will make your Small Business, Bigger. Pardot provides great templates for email and landing pages. The automation rules are great for automating specific tasks. 3 Tools Every Digital Marketer Should Have in Their Toolkits by Zara Burke on December 22, 2014 Being a digital marketer is hard. You’re always rushing to meet some tight deadline or striving to achieve a tightly bound KPI. You’re the content marketer, the search engine specialist, the designer, the tea maker, the office jokester…yes, time is tight.

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