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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. No one has time to put every one of those tools through its paces.

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Online Tools that Help with PR

Spin Sucks

All of this can be managed—and your day-to-day life won’t seem so hectic—with a few online tools. DIY PR with These Eight Tools Canva. This is a fairly new tool that allows you to design your online properties as if you are a pro. Feedly. Feedly is a user-friendly place to store your blog and news subscriptions. This is both good news and bad news.

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Facebook News Feed: Friends and Family First, Core Values

SocialTimes Facebook

Friends and family come first in Facebook’s News Feed , as the social network detailed the latest tweak to its algorithm  and detailed the values that guide that algorithm. Engineering director Lars Backstrom  announced the algorithm update in a Newsroom post , saying that posts from friends will be ranked higher in News Feed than posts from pages. That’s why today, we’re announcing an upcoming change to News Feed ranking to help make sure you don’t miss stories from your friends. We’ve also found that people enjoy their feeds as a source of entertainment.

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22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community

Spin Sucks

In the past 12 months, the #PRstack community has  created an app that has characterized more than 250 third-party tools. The community has developed a list of its favorite 22 PR tools for Spin Sucks. The 22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community. Anewstip is a simple tool to quickly find relevant journalists to pitch your stories to on Twitter. Tool Google Analytics. 

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8 LinkedIn Tools for Business

Pamorama

From contact management to tracking marketing campaigns, the LinkedIn tools below will help you leverage the platform to its full potential. great LinkedIn tools for business. 1. LinkedIn Pulse is a visual feed that sends you news, social network updates, and RSS, magazine, and blog feeds to your smartphone. SlideShare. OFunnel. SyncME. LinkedIn Pulse. Oktopost.

Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

SocialFish

Here’s a list of really cool tools that can ease your Twitter management and upgrade your results. 1. The search results are sorted into feeds across your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. Additionally, you can integrate RSS feeds from your favourite blogs and sites into your DrmUp accounts essentially putting all content valuable to you in one place! Be useful.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

Let’s start with an awesome list of tools to bring your nonprofit into the future: Consider joining Google for Nonprofits , which offers free Google tools to nonprofit organizations. Some of its best mobile features are: Google Earth Outreach is a mapping tool that allows supporters to see your work. handy tool to help you shop around for apps. And, with 1.5

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. To follow up on this, here are essential tools that will help you get more exposure to your content. These tools could be the difference between content that goes unseen, and content that goes viral. Scheduling Tools. Social Media Promotion Tools. Email Marketing Tools.

Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Did you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed? It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike. The service is free so there’s no risk involved (theoretically) and using a feed service isn’t something that marketers see as an option.

3 Tools and 5 Tips To Help Your Employees Master Social Employee Advocacy

SocialFish

Awesome Tools. Instead of choosing the tool with the most features, consider what will work best for your employees. Here are 3 tools you could consider: DrumUp – Employee Advocacy. It taps into it’s news feeds – Newsle and Pulse – to get the most relevant industry news. The tool also provides analytics to help track your progress. What is Employee Advocacy?

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

So without further ado, here are eight social media management tools and apps that will help you enhance productivity while cutting down time: 1. HootSuite is hands down the most commonly used tool for social media management by profits and non-profits alike. The tool also integrates detailed posting schedules, advanced analytics including Google Analytics and insights from Facebook.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Users are able to create topics on anything they are interested in and  scoop  articles to that feed. Sulia is a website that prioritizes topics and then aggregates stories into your news feed. Content Strategy Cool Social Tools Implementation Examiner. But wait! There’s more! Scoop.It. Sulia. Bundlr. Want more?

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Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. generate ideas for social media together, adapt them to their local needs and then feed those ideas to post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and LinkedIn. The post Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool appeared first on SocialFish. Cool Social Tools The “How”.

Eight Tools for Social Media Listening

Spin Sucks

Now let’s discuss eight free tools to enhance what Google is sending you. Twendz is a reputation management tool that looks at how people feel about a brand or a topic. Next week I’ll give you the tools for assessing where your customers and prospects are already participating online. They are listen, assess, engage, measure, and refine/improve. First things first.

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Instagram is bringing the algorithm to its feed, but don’t panic yet

Unmetric

In a blog post , the social network mentions that users miss almost 70% of the content on their feeds and to improve user experience, the new curated feed is being brought in. With fans now seeing only certain posts on their feed, brands will have to compete (read: pay up) to get their content delivered to more people. However, we can't say that this came out of the blue?

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Ten Social Media Truths About Chatbots

Spin Sucks

Social Media Tools ai aol artificial intelligence Assist chat apps chatbot chatbots ChatFuel CNN is working with Facebook context collapse on Facebook conversational UI conversational user interface decline in intimacy on social networks facebook Facebook’s news feeds. Facebook recently announced that chatbots will be incorporated into Messenger.

Three Tools to Show PR Value

Spin Sucks

Show PR Value with These Tools. To make a case for the PR value you provide (and your budget) to even the most reluctant executives, you’ll need three tools: A crystal clear strategy; . When I ran an agency, these are the three tools I had ready whenever I had to go head-to-head with a request like this. The post Three Tools to Show PR Value appeared first on Spin Sucks.

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Two Tools for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

Without spending any money building an app or creating a new version of your blog for the tablet, there are two new tools you  definitely need to check out! Fill in all of the necessary information, including the blog name, the RSS feed, and a description. OnSwipe is the other tool. Two Tools for Bloggers originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 3, 2011. Click publish.

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6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

But to do so effectively you need to know what tools to use and how to use them and especially for smaller companies you may want to test out some free tools before investing in a more complete social media monitoring tool. Note: Most of the tools in the list also have a paid version). The real power of such a tool is when you look for people other than yourself. 

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20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. weekendfamilybreaks Great list of tools. Wide reach.

List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Shares Whether you are a VA looking after the Facebook and Twitter of a small business or the marketing manager who needs to social media Monitor Instagram and Risk Management, social media tools to schedule, automate, autofollow, autotweet, monitor are critical to saving time and resources. When looking at Social Media tools around automation or scheduling, choose from the following.

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Discover how to accomplish all of the tasks above and more using some of the coolest free and modestly priced social media and web tools released in the past year or so. Cool Social Media Tools. This tool makes unfollowing non-followers easy. powerful people search tool.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle. Almost all blogs have some form of RSS feed that syndicates their content out on the web. Say that three times fast! Enter iGoogle…. What is iGoogle?

10 Outreach Tools Every Marketer Needs

Kikolani

These are the tools that any versatile marketer’s arsenal should contain. One of the best tools for finding contacts and shaping reputation is BuzzSumo. So, get the buzz started and utilize this tool as an indispensable part of your social media toolbox. By exploring a truckload of filters, you can customize the feed and ensure that the tool serves your specific needs.

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10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

Here are a few tools to get you started with benchmarking: Klout. FriendFeed, and RSS feeds and displays them in a slick interface all in one place. In addition to communication tools, Sprout Social offers contact management, competitive insight, lead generation, reporting, analytics, and more in a package that’s intuitive and easy to use. How can it be calculated?

Taking Control of Your Facebook News Feed

yMarketingMatters

Have you wondered why you are not seeing as many of your friends and business Pages in your News Feed? That’s because Facebook determines what appears in your News Feed, and how high, with an algorithm called EdgeRank. Learn how to take control of your News Feed on your personal page with Facebook’s new Interest List tool. Read the full blog here. Yasmin.

Simple Tool, Small Wonder: Buffer App

Spin Sucks

Amidst all the froth about the new Facebook features and the general release of Google+ , it’s easy for social media professionals not to spend much time considering the importance of simple tools. While it’s generally thought of as just a tweet scheduling tool, my experience has been that it unlocks the promise of social media for businesses that have been sitting on the sidelines.

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9 Tools to Improve Social Media Productivity

Convince & Convert

Thankfully, there are several wonderful tools that can help. Here are 9 social media tools that will help you save time and improve your productivity. 1. Nimble is a social relationship management tool that is designed to help you do this. In the example above, the source is a blog’s RSS feed and the destination is a Twitter account. account. 3.  Enagag.io engag.io

A Tools Guide to Live streaming on Facebook

Razor Social

For everyone else, it’s no secret. I’m going to share with you exactly what you need to know about the tools… …tips and tactics you need for Facebook Live. There are so many tools available. Which software tools can you use to help with broadcasting? And for these tools to work with Facebook, they need to support RTMP. Pull in a live Twitter feed.

5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level

Webbiquity SMM

Use these these five helpful Twitter tools and strategies to build upon what you have already established. 1) Improve Multimedia With Twitter Cards. Using one of these cards increases click-throughs and engagement, since they make your tweets look so much different from those ones in your followers’ feeds. Social Media Marketing Twitter Logan Strain Twitter tactics Twitter tools

20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post on the five productivity tools I found myself using frequently. Without further ado, here are 20 tools to help you grow your business, by keeping you efficient, productive, and in the know. Email, contacts and calendar/scheduling tools. 1. 20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Of the hundreds of third party Twitter tools out there, which are really worth utilizing? Discover the answers to those questions and many more here in 45 of the best guides to Twitter tips, tools and tactics of the past year. Twitter gets new, Facebook-like feeds & features by DevBeat. Twitter Tools. 15 Useful Twitter Tools for B2B Social Media by Social Media B2B.

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The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

Social monitoring tools like Radian6 and PR suites like Vocus and Cision offer the greatest range of functionality for research and contact management. However utilizing enterprise-level tools is not always an option for smaller organizations, or even large ones with budget constraints. Each tool is free unless otherwise noted. Google+ Tools. Pinterest Tools.

10 best content marketing tools

Socialmedia.biz

Website Grader, Open Site Explorer & 8 more tools. ontent marketers have access to hundreds of tools that can make their jobs more effective. With so many options out there, it’s easy to get carried away and start using more tools than necessary. Instead of complicating your life by testing tools that don’t work, you can try some of the most efficient options out there.

12 Social Media Tools for Scheduling and Publishing Updates Compared

Kikolani

In the never ending search for tools to make social media management simpler, I decided to research several tools that help you update multiple social media networks in one place. In this post, I wanted to share my findings for others who are also in the process of choosing a social media publishing tool for their business. Social Media Tools Compared. AgoraPulse. IFTTT.

Social Media Optimization Tools

www.toprankblog.com

The changing nature of social media marketing and optimization create the need for tools whether for research, marketing and promotion or analytics. HowSociable is a useful tool to quickly gauge the social presence of a particular keyword or brand name. Google Insights for Search is a handy tool to research trends in popularity of various keywords on their own or in combination.

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Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

How do you do it and what tools are available to you? Feeds? Well the good news (and bad news) is that there are many tools and different approaches. People search for interesting content, they package it up, they post it.  If you are going down this route, you probably should also be looking at lots of tools that are in the spirit of how Marshall attacked the problem. 

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

But there has been an explosion of more elaborate tools, including Radian6 ‘s solutions, which offer you a complete listening and engagement platform, and Scout Labs ‘ tool that tracks social media and finds signals in the noise. Here’s a list of social media monitoring tools that might be helpful in your quest to get your arms around social media engagement, measurement, and metrics. If you have experience using any of these, or if I’ve omitted a tool that you find particularly useful, please comment and share! Addictomatic. Alterian. Analytic.ly.

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Tool Tuesday: SocialOomph

Akamai Marketing

Welcome Direct Messages are both a useful tool and the bane of the Twitter existence. A DM is essentially a private message within Twitter; the person whom your sending the DM to has to be a follower.  If you choose to send an automatic welcome DM, be sure it has value for your potential follower, but don’t expect much from it. For those services, I use and suggest SocialOomph.

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Nurture Your Pinterest Audience With These Fabulous Tools

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Nurture Your Pinterest Audience With These Fabulous Tools. These Tools Can Help You Reach A Wider Audience More Efficiently On Pinterest. That's where the tools come in. You're going to get a glimpse at some of the tools I've used to discover content, optimize pins, schedule pins, and reach a wider audience. Canva is a graphic design tool, isn't it?

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