Social Media Time Management

social-mediaMost small businesses owners that I talk to, invariably get to this question. They know they need to get involved in social media, but don’t know if the effort is really worth the effort. These marketers wear too many hats as it is, adding one more just seems like too much. Yet, 90% of these marketers surveyed by Social Media Examiner believe Social media is important.

I understand their frustration, I am the sole employee in my company and the there just isn’t enough hours in the day to invest in social media time management. So, when I ran across this post by socialmediaexaminer.com, I got really excited. The post talks about 3 tools to Simplify Your Social Media Marketing. Any tools we can use to help with our time is a plus in my books! Which is even better, two of the three tools are free!

Engagio – All in One Account Based Automation

Engagio is an inbox for conversations on the web. It tracks your conversations, your friends’ conversations and you can even track any conversations you’re interested in through the search feature!

With Engagio Engagio, you have the functionality to manage, support and encourage conversations.

Features

It’s very easy to set up and free to use. Here are some of the top features:

  • Because your conversations happen in many places, you need a tool to support many platforms. Engagio integrates with a broad range of platforms and currently supports Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, AngelList, WordPress Hosted, Stack Exchange, The Hacker News, Tumblr, Foursquare, LinkedIn, StockTwits and Google Contacts.

Pingraphy—Manage Your Pins on Pinterest

Pinterest is an increasingly popular site where people identify images on the web and share them on Pinterest. When they select an image, they “pin” it and this image then gets pinned onto a virtual board that displays the pinned images.

There are some useful tools available to help grow your presence on Pinterest.

Viraltag is a tool that allows you to schedule pins on Pinterest.

Viraltag is a Marketing Platform for Visual Content. Viraltag will help you to Increase user engagement by publishing engaging visual content to your social networks, content networks and blogs.

Features

  • Find interesting content to post
    Discover interesting content – be it User Generated Content, trending 3rd party content or public domain creative commons images.
  • Organize all your Visual Content in Single Place
    We integrate with Canva, Dropbox, Picasa, Instagram, RSS Feeds and more – so you can find and organize all your visual content at a single place
  • Plan ahead & save countless hours
    Publish your visual content to multiple social networks, content networks and blogs. Powerful collaboration tools to keep your team on the same page with respect to your content strategy.

For more information on these tools, follow the link to http:/www.socialmediaexaminer.com/3-social-media-management-tools/

If you would like more help with your Social Media, please feel free to contact me and see how I can help.

About the Author: Rick Clark (62 Posts)

Rick founded Rick' Creative Designs, an innovative digital design printshop, when those around him were still using linotype machines. He earned his degree as an Internet Professional, enhancing his repertoire as a "Creative Specialist." Today, he runs Clark Media, Inc. where he brings his creativity and experience to the forefront in web, print, social and mobile media.


About the Author: Rick Clark

Rick founded Rick' Creative Designs, an innovative digital design printshop, when those around him were still using linotype machines. He earned his degree as an Internet Professional, enhancing his repertoire as a "Creative Specialist." Today, he runs Clark Media, Inc. where he brings his creativity and experience to the forefront in web, print, social and mobile media.