Social media tools empower us, marketers, to get more done faster and with better outcomes. However, considering how many of them are available nowadays, it can be hard to know which ones to use to maximize results.
Some tools may seem like they’re not right for you, at first. However, trying new tools is never a bad idea, as you may find different ways of capitalizing on their potential.
Let’s take a look at some of the social media tools you should try in the following twelve months.
Quuu provides hand-curated content based on your interests which you select manually.
Next, you’ll fill up your Buffer queue for posting on social profiles. The frequency can be adjusted manually, or you can let the app figure out when it’s the best time to post.
For $10 a month, you get access to all its features and gain a solid chance of increasing engagement on social media. Quuu also has a free version, but this offers limited functionality.
Publishing original and high-quality visual content on your social media profiles is an excellent way of building a loyal audience. However, it often requires working with a professional graphic designer – something not everybody can afford.
Sure, you can learn the skills needed to create visual content yourself. But that takes time.
Another alternative is to use Adobe Spark. It’s 100% free and the result can be stunningly good looking. With just a few clicks, the tool enables you to create:
They also have a mobile app and the content syncs between devices, so you can access it no matter where you are.
Here’s another neat tool you can use to create engaging content for your social media profiles. You’ve guessed it: gifs lets you create GIFs from your browser.
The tool allows you to turn any YouTube video or Facebook Live video into a GIF. You can add captions and even do frame-by-frame editing for extra visual oomph.
Again, this tool is completely free and easy to use.
Slack is a highly popular tool used by many teams all over the world. Reveal perfectly integrates with the platform and offers you and your team insights you may want to know immediately.
Reveal will alert you if your Facebook and Instagram Ads suffer a sudden change in click-through rate or cost-per-click.
It will give you a complete overview of how your ads are performing so you know when you are losing money on ads. For now, this tool is free because it’s still in beta.
What other social media tools are you planning on using in 2017? Do share your thoughts and recommendations in the comment section below.
How do you feel about the four tools presented in this article? Will you give them a spin to see if they are of any use for growing your social media profiles?