Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool?

5 Habits for Successful Social Media Managers in 2020

Social Media Today

To help keep you focused and healthy in 2020, here are five habits to adopt into your social media management workflow

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Social Media Management Must-Have: Sprout Social

Firebelly

I’m often asked about my favorite social media management tools. Must-Have: Sprout Social. I’ve used many social media management systems over the years. Each has pros and cons, but Sprout Social is my favorite.

7 Ways Social Media Managers Can Publish Smarter

agora pulse

As a social media manager, you have a lot of responsibilities. So how can you get more out of your social media strategy without adding to your workload? Let’s look at seven ways social media managers can publish smarter, from scheduling to social listening.

Top Online Social Media Courses Your Social Media Manager Should Take

Ignite Social Media

We’ve rounded up the top online social media courses for social media managers to learn best practices and tips/tricks. With these courses you can reduce your time searching for answers, spark innovative ideas and ultimately improve your social channels.

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What Makes A Good Social Media Manager?

Social Media Today

I posted this question on our Instagram story to see what our followers would come up with. Here is what we heard back

Social Media Management 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

Are you now handling social media in-house? Learn the basics of social media management for businesses and agencies in this invaluable guide. Social Media Planning. To get started with social media planning, follow these five steps.

Social Media Management Blues

SocialFish

LOTS of sessions about social media, of course…by now we association people should have this whole social media thing down pat, right? You should be thinking about who, on your staff, will lead your org’s social media efforts.

Outsourcing Social Media Management

yMarketingMatters

whom I have long respected for his sound and pragmatic social media and marketing advice and expertise. Outsourcing Social Media Management: The Flawed Logic of the Badged Employee. Social media consultants can be 20x more effective.

The #1 Quality Of Amazing Social Media Managers

Firebelly

Social media managers are multitasking maestros that know and do a lot of things, but the best ones have one quality in common. So what is the #1 quality of amazing social media managers? Social Media Management

8 Skills a Social Media Manager Must Have

Socialmedia.biz

Social media marketing skills are critically important today. It is through social media channels that people gain their perception of a brand and social media managers have a lot to do with forming it. Project management.

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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+. You can also manage multiple Instagram accounts from one easy-to-use web interface. Must-Haves Social Media Management

Hiring A Social Media Manager? Ask Them These Questions.

agora pulse

With the discovery that — yes, social media isn’t a fad — more and more businesses have decided to hire a full-time social media manager. Community Management. Find out how your applicant has handled social media crises in the past.

7 Biggest Challenges of Social Media Management (#SMTLive Recap)

Social Media Today

We caught up with 65+ social media managers around the world to talk about what it is like managing a brand's social media presence. Here, they share their biggest challenges on the job

7 Instagram Content Ideas for Creatively Blocked Social Media Managers

agora pulse

Now, we don’t have Matt on our side (*cries a little inside*), but that doesn’t mean social media managers can’t steal the style of this account takeover. Keeping your Instagram feed fresh with diverse content can be taxing—especially when your time and budget are tight.

LinkedIn Reactions: Should Social Media Managers Care About Them?

agora pulse

After all, like every social media site, LinkedIn aims to drive more interaction , not less. As product manager Cissy Chen explains , the team carefully reviewed the platform’s most popular one- and two-word comments.

Calling all Association Social Media Managers

SocialFish

Are you an association social media manager? Those of you who have been reading us since the early days, when we were mere guppies in the social media pond, may remember I did a series like this a whole 4 years ago (along with an Associations Now article way back when too).

Facebook 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

As the world’s largest social media platform, Facebook is an essential channel for businesses, organizations, and public figures to market themselves online. For social media managers specifically, Facebook is a critical component in a well-rounded marketing toolbox.

5 Features of Social Media Management Software to Save You Time

Socially Sorted

Choosing the right social media management software can be a time-saver for your business. In this post, you'll discover 5 awesome time-saving productivity features to look for in a social media management. // Read More.

Your Social Media Manager Resume Better Have This

agora pulse

With adoption of social media marketing at an all time high and fans requiring constant attention, both B2B and B2C companies are finding it necessary to hire an entirely new marketing role, one that didn’t even exist 10 years ago — the social media manager.

25 brands every social media manager should follow on social

Unmetric

Social media is a whole new ball game for brands. And yet, there are some brands out there that are impressively strong at social. What secret social sauce do they use? Find out which famous brands you should follow and what their social strategies are.

9 Productivity Tips for Social Media Managers

Social Media Today

These digital marketing tools and tips will help you maximize your limited time and capacity

The Difference Between a Social Media Manager and a Community Manager

Social Media Today

A lot of people get confused when talking about social media management and community management. So we asked the question: What is the difference between a social media manager and a community manager

How Will Twitter's Redesign Impact Social Media Managers?

Social Media Today

Twitter has a new desktop interface - but will social media professionals find it to be a help, or hindrance, when managing client accounts

What Social Media Managers Can Learn From the Cleveland Museum of Art’s ArtLens

agora pulse

So, what does this art experience have to do with social media? After all, at the heart of social media, we craft stories and engage our audience. What types of user experience can I craft for my different social channels? Social Media Management

LinkedIn Reaches 610 Million Members, Publishes New eBook on Social Media Management Tips

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has released a new guide to effective social media management, with a focus on LinkedIn marketing

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What Social Media Managers Can Learn From the Cleveland Museum of Art’s ArtLens

agora pulse

So, what does this art experience have to do with social media? After all, at the heart of social media, we craft stories and engage our audience. What types of user experience can I craft for my different social channels? Social Media Management

Project management tools for social media managers

Sprout Social

If you’re like the average social media manager , you’ve got a suite of skills and a set of projects to match. That’s where a project management tool comes in handy. There are many project management tools out there. How to project manage a content calendar.

How to Create a Social Media Management Plan That Produces Results

Social Media Today

If you want to maximize your social media marketing success, you need a plan. Here are some key tips to help you build an effective social media marketing strategy

5 of the Best Social Media Management Tools to Help Streamline Your Efforts

Social Media Today

Here is a list of five social media management tools that can help improve your social marketing efforts

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 app bills itself as your “personal social media manager”.

Social Media Marketing 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

New to the world of social media marketing or just need to ensure you’ve got the basics down? Here’s your informative walk-through of social media marketing. Social media can be overwhelming at times. Create your social media strategy.

The 6 Things Marketers Expect from Social Media Management Tools (but don’t have yet)

agora pulse

The World of Social Media Tools is an overcrowded, making it difficult for users to navigate the maze of features and pricing offered to them. But when you ask social media experts if these tools offer what they really need, the answer is often a resounding “no.”

How to Pick the Right Social Media Management Tools for Your Needs

Social Media Today

The right tools can help you maximize your social media marketing efforts - but with so many to choose from, finding the right ones can be difficult.

What’s next? 8 career paths for social media managers

Sprout Social

Social media managers wear many hats, filling necessary and strategic roles ranging from marketing specialist to customer care provider. Fortunately, working in social media builds a broad range of transferable skills. Community management.

7 Instagram Rumors That Even Smart Social Media Managers May Believe

agora pulse

You’re a savvy social media manager who knows how to successfully wield the power of Instagram … except lately, you’ve heard things. Social Pulse Weekly brings you incredible marketing experts and today’s latest social media news and developments.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. As an avid YouTuber, Evan is looking for tools that can help him manage all of the comments he gets – something that he hasn’t been able to find as of yet!

11 Important Skills for Social Media Managers (Free Resume Template!)

Hootsuite

Social media managers own the skills that brands need in order to succeed on social. billion people using social media —and a million more joining every day—we all know that no marketing strategy can survive without a social component. Skills Social

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Social Media Management From the Trenches

SocialFish

Here are three great examples of social media management in the trenches from the last couple of months. Andy’s Answers: How Aetna enables 35,000 employees to engage in social media (SBOSM). The reason AARP is placing a big emphasis on the social Web is simple.

A Social Media Manager's Tool Box [#SMTLive Recap]

Social Media Today

There's an overwhelming offering of tools available to social media managers, so knowing what to invest usually takes time and research. Most of us end up using a variety of different tools to create content and gather the information we need to reach our goals. It's rare that you hear so