Check Out These 9 Useful Social Media Management Tools

Choosing a social media tool set to handle the huge tasks before you is almost as bad as the problem it’s attempting to fix. How to discover which of these tools are actually necessary, and what they can do for you is not easy.

Clearly there is a need, as keeping up with social media for your business is not for the faint of heart. It will take a well-thought out strategy, dedicated staff, plus several well placed tools.

Let’s take a peek at several of the best tools out there presently, and just how they can help you with managing your social media.

9 Social media tools and why they’re awesome

The very first thing to do is decide which of the many social networks you are wanting to try and make use of. Then we can dive into which of these tools may be best for your business.

Tweetdeck – A great tool for Twitter that organizes all of your Twitter activity onto one “deck”. This gives you the capability to see at a glance what’s happening.

SharedCount – Just how popular is your content? This tool shows you exactly how much play your content is receiving and where it’s being shared.

TweetReach – Another Twitter tools that shows you how far your Tweet is reaching, showing you data such as who is retweeting you and what their influence and reach is as well.

LikeAlyzer – A pure Facebook analytics tool, this one offers you the ability to take an in-depth look at your Facebook pages and even gives suggestions on what you can do to improve them.

Klout – Klout collects details on your various social profiles and comes up with a popularity score of 1 to 100. What’s your Klout?

Mention – Would you like to know who and where your brand or name is being mentioned? This is the tool for that! It can track anywhere, and send it to you in an email daily.

IFTTT – This automation app can do everything from text you tomorrow’s weather to automatically updating your Twitter with content from your other channels. IFTTT currently makes connections with more than 90 channels, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Buffer – An execllent automation tool that gives you the capability to schedule out social media posting and update to your various accounts. This works well with Facebook, Google+ LinkedIn and Twitter, and others.

Hootsuite – Hootsuite is a social media management tool that can help you monitor, measure and manage up to 100 Social Profiles on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ Pages, all from one convenient dashboard.