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Social Media Management Must-Have: ScheduGram

Firebelly

In my first must-have post, I wrote about Sprout Social —my favorite tool for scheduling content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. ScheduGram doesn’t just send you a reminder to post to Instagram like Hootsuite and other platforms, it actually posts to Instagram for you. You can also manage multiple Instagram accounts from one easy-to-use web interface.

Top 5 Rated Social Media Management Tools

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Top 5 Rated Social Media Management Tools. What is the best social media management tool on the market? There are countless social media management tools on the market right now, and many of them have some extra features that would benefit different types of businesses. Sprout Social. Hootsuite.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), Appropriate, effective management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media marketing investments. You’ll agree that proper management is in fact, the key to doing anything right. HootSuite. Cool Social Tools Featured Implementation

Interview with Social Media Manager: Hristina Hristova from Acronis

Social Media Citizens

Hristina Hristova is currently working for Acronis as a global social media manager for consumer products. Hristina’s background is in social media and publishing – Hristina was a founding member of Groupon UK , and worked for the social buying giant as a social media strategist. Lastly, collaboration.

Win A Free Copy Of The Unofficial Book On Hootsuite!

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Win A Free Copy Of The Unofficial Book On Hootsuite! This is your chance to be one of FIVE LUCKY WINNERS who will each receive a free digital copy of The Unofficial Book On Hootsuite, The #1 Social Media Management Tool. They'll also each receive a copy of my Social Media In 30 Minutes A Day Checklist.

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. Image credit: Buddy Media.

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Social Media Management Software Ranked and Rated

Convince & Convert

Today, Jeremiah Owyang and the team at Altimeter released a new report (to which I contributed) called “A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation.” ” It looks at the issues faced by large corporations when social media accounts steadily expand like Simon Cowell’s ego, creating lack of coordination and increased risk for social media crisis.

My Best (Free) Tools to Manage Your Day-to-Day Social Media Marketing

yMarketingMatters

There are a ton of tools out there – free and paid – to manage your daily social media activity. Social Media Management Tools Social Media Marketing Tips Facebook Google Alerts Google Analytics Hootsuite Social Media Management Social Media Monitoring SocialMention TweetStats TwentyFeet Twitter Wefollowhave picked out the primary tools that I use on a daily bases, for myself and my clients, that I think will be the most useful to share with you, the SMB owner.

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Social Media Job Opening: Social Media Manager in Dallas Texas

Bill Hartzer

Here at Standing Dog , we have a job opening (an immediate need) for a social media manager. If you have lots of great experience managing social media accounts in the Travel, Real Estate, and Entertainment industries, then you might be interested in applying for this open position. Social Media Manager at Standing Dog. Requirements.

Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way

Jason Yormark

For quite some time Tweetdeck was my preferred choice when it came to social media management software. I’ve typically chosen software based solutions over web based ones for speed and performance when it comes to high touch computing. Constant software hangs, and slow downs just finally got to me and I decided it was time to take another look at Hootsuite. I’m glad I did as I’ve really enjoyed the user experience with Hootsuite. I’m actually finding myself preferring the web based experience. Social Media SoftwareWhat’s your preferred solution?

4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools

Firebelly

Spring has sprung and it’s time to clean up your social media channels! For Twitter: Hootsuite’s Grade Your Social. Authenticate with your Twitter account and Hootsuite’s Grade Your Social will give you a grade from A to F based on reach, engagement and profile scores. Blogging Facebook Instagram Social Media Management Twitter

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10 Tips to Shave Hours Off Your Social Media Marketing

Convince & Convert

According to recent research by LinkedIn , 94% of all SMBs in the United States leverage social media for marketing themselves to their audiences. 60% of SMBs that embraced social media claimed that social media marketing got them new customers. With that kind of success, it follows that social media marketing involves some painstaking hours of work.

How to Choose the Right Content Marketing Software

Convince & Convert

Otherwise, it uses signals like how many social media followers that vendor has. Although we’ve been using social media management software for a decade and marketing automation platforms for years, we continue to use those solutions—just more so for marketing content than ever before. What is actually getting distributed on social media?

20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

New business and relationship management. Newsle syncs with your social networks, and then sends you an email when any of your contacts are “in the news.” Content curation & social media management. still love HootSuite for multi-account and platform management (even more useful now that I have a  virtual assistant ). etc. 8.

Save even MORE time on your social media marketing using Hootsuite’s secret feature

Absolute PA

This week’s tip is about a little known Hootsuite feature – my go-to social media management tool. This feature is one of the things that makes Hootsuite an essential piece of my marketing kit. Don’t know what Hootsuite is? Which means, you spend LESS time using social media while being  MORE visible there. Very cool!

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy. How should you integrate social media with other marketing tactics like email?

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24 Full Service Tools to Manage B2B Social Media

socialmediab2b.com

As the final wrap-up in our ongoing series of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS) reviews for B2B companies, we’re providing a list of the most popular desktop and web-based systems on the market. The social networks that each systems supports is listed along with the price (if published). We encourage anyone in the market for a social media management system to understand the features and functionality you need first, then find a system that matches your requirements and budget. HootSuite : Basic or Pro Accounts. Sprout Social.

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Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

CoTweet , the easy-to-use and fantastically handy social media tool that lets many individuals to collaborate on publishing content on Twitter, is going the way of the Dodo in a few weeks. The company says: “We want to express our sincere thanks to those who have helped us evolve CoTweet into the leading social media management solution. Will people be prepared to pay enterprise-type fees for enterprise social media software?  Three biggest myths of social media. Social vs. Digital Definitions (pr-squared.com).

The Problem Of Scale

Twist Image

Several years ago, they jumped into social media and now, they're faced with some tough decisions. They simply don't have the resources and/or funding to scale and maintain the level of quality that people expect in these highly personalized social spaces, so they're stuck in that old, "this or that?" The problem with social media success. It's become a bit of a sad joke, but the majority of brands are simply not prepared should they become successful at social media. Now, it's over to you: can you scale social media?

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Of course, there’s more to (successful) blogger outreach than just pitching, and there’s more to the new practice of social PR than just blogger outreach. Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far.

Calculate the Value of Your Facebook Page

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Calculate the Value of Your Facebook Page by Pam Dyer on May 19, 2010 Share Marketers are clamoring for data to determine the ROI of their social-media efforts, and a new free tool called the Social Page Evaluator , from social media management company Vitrue , is here to help.

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3 Super Quick Twitter Tips for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

IMPORTANT NOTE!    When tweeting using an image, use  Twitter , NOT Hootsuite, TweetDeck or any other social media management software. This is an image posted from Hootsuite with link only showing in timeline: This is an image posted from Twitter with image showing in timeline: 3. USING THE PERIOD BEFORE @ SIGN. It  won’t  be seen by ALL of my followers.

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Firm Leaders: Are You Social?

Myrland Marketing

Hootsuite, the Social Media management tool, recently published a post by Shawn Neumann , President and Founder of the web agency Domain7 , and a contributor to the HootSource Blog. It was called The Social Executive: Are You A Social CEO? Shawn writes that when he talks to other CEOs and executives, he finds fear and reluctance in the Social space.

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Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

——————— Let’s welcome Lauren Precker, Social Media Manager for ASAE to the SocialFish stage! 1 ) First things first – in what department in your organization does your role sit? ASAE is active on a variety of social media platforms both public and private.  How do you manage content flow? Thanks Lauren!

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)

SocialFish

——————— Welcome to Tracie Rollins, social media manager for the National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)! Thank you for coming on SocialFish to share how you manage this work! 1) First things first –  in what department in your organization does your role sit? How do you manage content flow?

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior. Offers audits and reports plus daily social media alerts. Social Response ($) | Formerly Cotweet.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

This is a list of free or cheap web, social media, marketing and design resources that I presented in my session, 20 Tools to Help You MacGyver Your Small Association’s Communications, at YourMembership Xperience 2016. SOCIAL MEDIA/MARKETING. Hootsuite  is a social media management platform that offers both free and paid versions. Here it is.

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. HootSuite. Buffer.

Eloqua, TopRank, Demandbase and More – OMS Minneapolis Wrapup

Webbiquity SMM

Last week’s Online Marketing Summi t in Minneapolis drew an intense crowd of local agency and corporate attendees focused on learning the latest strategies for SEO and search, conversion rate optimization (CRO), QR codes, PPC, social video marketing, integrated analytics, social media measurement and more. Research, through social media, has to fill in much of this gap.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post.  So here’s the latest on: Google+ and Google search. Dirty little secrets: The trouble with Google’s social search  (CNN). I’m watching this one – lots of debate about it.

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Automate or Not? Making Your Clients Wonder if You Are Human Online

The Social Media Incubator

Social Media Strategist Caroline Melberg shared a recent experience with a client that reaffirmed her opinions about automating all of your online communication. “I was talking with a prospect recently about social media, and as I explained how we could help him manage his social media activities , he asked me, ‘Aren’t there tools that let me just automate all of that so that I can just set-it-and-forget-it?’ Obviously, spam is THE big no-no on social media. – Um … are you human? Seriously?

Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed

yMarketingMatters

You can manage content through 3rd party social media management dashboard like Hootsuite. Blog LinkedIn Marketing Social Media Marketing Tips Linkedin linkedin for business Linkedin Products and Services Page LinkedIn Showcase Page marketing for small business So, on April 14 : Your LinkedIn Products & Services pages will go away (disappear).

4 Ways to Make Sure You Always Have Something to Say Online

yMarketingMatters

It’s probably the most common problem faced by bloggers and social media users. Most people feel that blogging is only about writing blog posts and social media is only about posting updates. It’s a big reason why so many blogs and social media accounts are abandoned. Blog Sharable Content Sharing Content Social Media for Business

15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone

Razor Social

Using your mobile for social media marketing will make you more productive and efficient  when marketing your business on social media. Some applications will just waste your time and some will benefit your business.   The applications we have selected below will make you more effective on social media. Manage Twitter using Tweetbot. PRISMA. Phonto.

5 Apps To Enhance Your Brand

Idaconcpts

Hootsuite. Hootsuite is a social media management app that businesses can use to increase their social media presence. With the app, they can schedule posts on popular social media channels such as Google +, Facebook and Twitter, and handle multiple accounts simultaneously. It’s available for iOS and Android. 2. DoubleDutch Instagram.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Is all that social media activity paying off? Listening is just as important as sharing on social media Click To Tweet. The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse. People mention what they are doing on social media channels and they also look for advice. Social Analytics. Check out our social media analytics compass. Mention.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in 33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012 So Far , posted here a few months ago, social media marketing adoption is now so widespread there’s little further question of “if” or “when” in the minds of most marketers–but many “how” and “what” questions still remain. know—Reddit?