If you need some help managing your social media, look no further. Here is the ultimate cheat sheet on social media hacks, tips, and tricks to help you save time and stay on top of your important posts.
Blog Title Tools
There are several tools out there to help you create catchy blog titles, such as BYOB’s Idea Generator and HubSpot’s Topic Generator. All you have to do is put in some data—such as topics or keywords—and you will receive some clever posts titles and ideas.
EMV Headline Analyzer
Whether or not you use a headline-generating tool, you can always use a headline analyzer. EMV Headline Analyzer lets you know how well your heading will perform based on the emotional marketing value, based on a scale of 0-100. The idea is that you want to evoke enough emotion to encourage shares without being too emotional; shoot for between 30-50.
HootSuite is one of the most popular social media management tools available. It helps you manage all of your social profiles—including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more—so you can easily promote your brand, increase traffic, and generate leads. Plus, they recently added Instagram!
Helps you manage your SM workflow by curating content from various sources, such as YouTube and RSS feeds, and posting it to your social media accounts. Plus, you can customize content by the audience of each different platform and collaborate with team members via the app.
This neat link shortener lets you customize calls to action snippets. Plus, you can promote your content while sharing content from another source. Example: want to share a well-written relevant article with a CTA to your related product? You can easily do it with Sniply.
If you want to take your CTAs up another notch, check out Overvideo, which lets you create video calls to action via an iPhone app. All you have to do it select a video from your camera roll then customize it with graphics, callouts, and links. And, you can also use this app just for fun to share 9ideos with friend and family.
If your brand or your target audience are more visual, then this social media tool is perfect for you. Tailwind allows you to post easily from Instagram to Pinterest boards, encouraging cross-platform sharing and following. You can also schedule and bulk upload pins directly to Pinterest to promote your brand.
Chase’s Calendar of Events
There is pretty much a day devoted to everything—pizza, donuts, grandparents, pets, and more. And this kooky calendar lets you know what is coming up (and offers topics and ideas) so that you can create timely content and encourage topical conversations based on the “holiday” of the day.
Little Bird allows you to easily target and engage the most influential people on social media. This clever tool uses “collective discovery” to find relevant people through other relevant people not just by keyword use. Influencers can help promote your product or service to like-minded people on SM.
HubSpot offers many helpful tools, but this one lets you see the entire history of your social interaction with prospects and leads—including page views and email open rates. Easy integration with your current CRM allows you to see what is generating the most activity.
The best part about this list of helpful hacks is that it is not exclusive. There are many helpful tools, sites, and apps available to assist you with managing your social media. And, since SM continues to be critical to business success, it is imperative that you make the most of your posts and tweets.
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