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Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

When it comes to staying on top of social media, one of the big challenges we have is to find the social media tools that will help us achieve a happy medium between curating, listening, engaging and producing content. – but of those I have tested, here is what I currently think is the holy trinity of managing social media. HootSuite. Buffer.

3 Tips for Using Social Media for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media can be a great business tool to use for marketing, sales, PR, customer service, and HR. However, most of what’s written about social media functionality on a professional level tends to be focused on businesses that work directly with consumers (B2C) rather than B2B enterprises. Employ Someone Who Knows Social Media, Not Just Your Business.

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The Dark Side of Social Media

Spin Sucks

I love social media. Sure, we kind of expect to hear about people being stalked because of social media. Again, something that doesn’t make you super excited to use social media. Social Media is Magic. Those all go into Hootsuite and I let them run their course. Are You On Social Media All Day? By Gini Dietrich.

Building My Social Selling Nest at Hootsuite

Koka Sexton

I had maneuvered my way over the years from the role of inside salesperson to being the head of social media at the world’s largest professional social network. I’ve taken a new role at Hootsuite as an Industry Principal for Social Selling. Hootsuite launched in December 2008 and I started using the platform on Jan. For me, 2016 was a beacon.

Social Media Automation Showdown: Buffer Versus Hootsuite

Absolute PA

“Which scheduling tool should I use, Buffer or Hootsuite?”. Hootsuite. Hootsuite is the complete package. I feel like I can do anything I want social media-wise with this monitoring and scheduling machine. First off, the Hootsuite dashboard is great. you can connect Hootsuite with your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Foursquare and WordPress.

Five Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles

Spin Sucks

Social media is probably one of a hundred different things on your daily to-do list. Keeping up with the fast paced social world is fairly difficult. Matt Banner shares five social media tools you can use to manage your business' social media presence. The post Five Tools for Managing Your Company’s Social Media Profiles appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Twelve Productivity Tools for the Digital Marketing Pro Top Seven Chrome Extensions for Social Media Marketers The Downside of Social Media: The Comparison Dragon.

01/24/2014: Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , SEO , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , Google , HootSuite , Instagram , social media , Social Media Marketing , Twitter , uverVU Social Media Snapshot Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. population now has at least one social networking profile; more than half use two or more social networks. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 90% of young adults—ages 18 to 29—use social media (compared to just 35% of those over age 65).

How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

With social media marketing, you can undeniably grow your audience, gain visibility and exposure for your company/products/services, provide outstanding customer service, and – yes – generate business and increase sales. Social Media Referral Traffic and Visitor Increase to your Website. Social media measurement comes in different levels. Referrals.

Social Media is Like the Telephone

Spin Sucks

And, while I’m never in love with their negative perception of social media, I’ve realized it’s best not to argue. However, there are also a ton of new ideas, business connections, successful media pitches, and behind-the-scenes information just waiting to be discovered. Social Media is Like the Telephone. By Christopher Whitcomb. It’s all about how you use it.

3 Ways Social Media can Boost Sales Success

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook Lead Generation Lead Nurturing People Sales Social Business Intelligence Social Media Social Networking Strategy Thought Leadership Twitter. Social media provides great way to connect with potential buyers. Social media provides the sales person a platform for sharing value, which builds reputation and affinity for the seller.

48 Ways to Measure Social Media Success

Webbiquity SMM

Ultimately, as Olivier Blanchard has pointed out repeatedly , social media marketing has to demonstrate an ROI (though he acknowledges the questions have to be made more specific). But it’s crucial to the social media ROI debate to recognize that “R” is an end-of-the-process measure. Similarly, in social media marketing, there are numerous intermediate “process” measures that don’t fit into an ROI equation, but which are vital in optimizing social media efforts in order to minimize “I” and maximize “R.” Nine Blog Metrics. Overall traffic.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Can social media ROI really be measured?

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

If your business already has a presence on your chosen social media profiles or if you are just starting out, you know that you have to post great valuable content continually and consistently to attract new followers and retain the ones you have. You also know that social media is a hungry content machine! Ideas for Content on Social Media. Viola! Videos.

Social Media Has Created Two Types of Users

Spin Sucks

Social media is an ingrained process that now owns a segment of our personal and professional worlds. At work we have segmented time allotted to monitoring Radian6 (now known as the Salesforce Marketing Cloud ) or Jugnoo (client), or browsing Hootsuite for interesting content. Grouping Social Media Users. Today’s guest post is by Tyler Orchard.

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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. 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. So here is my short list of things so far that have me loving Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: Tabs – Love the tabs. Related posts: 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. Social Media Software

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. The Social Engagement Spectrum 2. The Social Media Effect 4. Social Marketing Compass 5. Anyone?

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns. Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event. Tips on managing social media campaigns.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. The following are reasons I chose to use HootSuite as my primary Twitter management tool, and the ways I use it to help in my blogging. This is the reason I chose HootSuite in the beginning.

App Of The Week: HootSuite

The Social Media Incubator

It’s a very popular social media organizer for both businesses and individuals. HootSuite allows you to manage all of your social networks in one place. Whether it is your Facebook profile, a Facebook page you manage, a Twitter account, a LinkedIn or any of the many others, HootSuite gives you the chance to manage all of them from one dashboard.

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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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. Must-Haves Social Media ManagementIt doesn’t schedule posts to Instagram.

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.

Seven Ways to Launch a Product Without a News Release

Spin Sucks

Communication PESO Model Blog facebook ads facebook pixel Hootsuite integrated pr PESO model relationship building salesforce Social Media StartUp NationYou're ready to launch a product and now all you need is a news release. Right? Hold up, there! Gini Dietrich outlines the seven far better ways to launch a new product.

The Best Social Media Analytics Tools for Publishers

Adam Sherk

What are the best tools for publishers looking to track social media activity at the content level? There are a lot of options for social monitoring, tracking and analytics, with prices ranging from free to very expensive. The primary focus here is on social media analytics and share count tracking, along with identifying content and topics with the potential to go viral.

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. Hootsuite Book Giveaway.

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. The applications we have selected below will make you more effective on social media. Manage your social media presence. Some applications will just waste your time and some will benefit your business.

02/28/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Extend Facebook Reach, Twitter Promoted Accounts, LinkedIn’s Makeover & More

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , HootSuite , LinkedIn , Monitoring , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , Facebook Messenger , Firefox , Google , linkedin , Promoted Accounts , socia media , Twitter , Who''s Viewed Your Profile Facebook Tags, Twitter Promoted Accounts, Google Helps Local Media, and more! Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite

Laurel Papworth

How to pull in Facebook Notifications into Hootsuite from Facebook Profiles and Pages using RSS feeds. How to Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite and use Facebook RSS feed. Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite. Go to Hootsuite and “Add Stream” as normal. Facebook howto social media feeds Hootsuite Notifications Pages profile rss

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. The management of social media initiatives will help you align your people, time, budget and expenses together with your goals for successful completion of campaigns.

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 WefollowI have 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.

Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

——————— Let’s welcome Lauren Precker, Social Media Manager for ASAE to the SocialFish stage! At ASAE social media is in the Marketing and Communications Group, and the social media manager reports directly to the senior manager of public relations. One of my favorite tools is Hootsuite. Thanks Lauren!

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5 Reasons Your Social Media ROI Sucks

SocialFish

Sometimes your social media goal doesn’t relate directly to bottom line revenue or profits, so you aren’t able to tie social success to a bottom line number. Almost always, you have to do something custom to track social media accurately. Otherwise, you’re probably only seeing 20% of your actual social traffic come up as “social”. Choose Better Ones.

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How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

Because of the fast pace of social media, we are constantly bombarded with distractions from one social network or another. You have to participate and engage consistently, Facebook seems to change something on a weekly basis, Google has all of these animal-named announcements, new social networks pop up all the time…it’s exhausting to keep up with everything! Hootsuite.

5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions

Jason Yormark

With my increased usage, I’ve come across a variety of social media themed extensions that I have tried out, and the following 5 are the ones I find the most useful and worthy of my screen real estate. If you are using HootSuite, it’s especially great as the links use their web shortener which provide you analytics so you have access to your sharing data. Social Media Softwar

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. Multi Platform updates – Hootsuite, Buffer, SproutSocial. p xxx.

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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.

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.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Good suggestions that came from the chat included using tools like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite to schedule similar messages throughout the day so all of your followers get the information, regardless of their time zone. Cheers!

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. My thoughts on 18 different topics, with some social media humor sprinkled in.