How to Consistently Post on Social Media
Maintaining an engaging social media has become one of the leading ways to promote a brand and compete in the global economy. However, managing social media consistently is sometimes overwhelming. But do not panic! Several apps and websites are available that save you time and energy. Here are our some of top free apps to manage your social media for the budget conscious entrepreneur.
1. Gremlin Social
Gremlin Social is a web-based management platform for Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Like many of the apps we will mention, it prides itself on being a one-stop shop for all of your social media management needs. In Gremlin, you can quickly schedule posts and utilize a variety of tools to analyze performance. Some of the newer features include a content library and a tracking tool that monitors when your business is mentioned anywhere on the internet.
2. Preview App
While limited to only one social media platform, this iPhone app Preview is perfect for those who only use Instagram. Through this app, you can post unlimited times, rearrange or edit your posts, and schedule in advance. Additionally, the analytics tool allows you to see which posts generate the most views, likes, and comments. This feature helps you to determine what type of content resonates with your audience. Since it is managed on your phone, it is perfect for the on-the-go entrepreneur.
Hootsuite is one of the most popular management apps and go-to platform for most businesses. Using the app or website, you can systemize your posts on a variety of platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and more. Plus, you can conveniently schedule your posts in advance instead of publishing them manually. With their free version, you can coordinate up to 3 profiles, have access to basic analytics, and schedule up to 30 messages in advance.
With Buffer, you can schedule posts, track content performance, and manage multiple accounts under one domain with ease. The user-friendly dashboard gives you full customization of your posting schedule and the ability to track your analytics. One of the best features of this app is the capability to add videos and GIF’s (a feature not many apps offer). Plus, through the browser extension, you can add web links and save posts you wish to share later.
No matter which app you choose, automation is the primary way to save time and energy. Do you have a favorite social media hack? Share with us in the comment section below.