30 Jan

Time Saving Tools To Keep You Connected Online When You Just Can’t Be There!

Looking for online time saving tools?

You have all the time in the world, right? Wrong – You DON’T have all the time in the world.  One of the biggest complaints I hear from my clients is that they just don’t have the time to everything they need to do online in order to stay visible and in front of their target clients.

And oh boy – do I hear their pain!  I too feel the time crunch! There is so much we should be doing online, but keeping up with constant changes and new features on all the different social media sites – in addition to posting our status updates and tweets – sure can be a hair-raising and daunting task.

Well, I just wanted you to know that there are a couple of time-saving tools out there that you can use to help you stay connected even when you don’t have time. Going on vacation and afraid you’ll lose your visibility? No worries – I’ve got you covered. Let’s look at two really need time-saving social media tools you can start using today to keep you visibly and active AND help you track what’s working and what’s not.

Hootsuite:
Hootsuite logoHootSuite is a social media management system for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute campaigns across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audiences, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences with geo-targeting functionality. Invite multiple collaborators to manage social profiles securely, plus provide custom reports using the comprehensive social analytics tools for measurement.Key social network integrations include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and new Google+ Pages, plus a suite of social content apps for YouTube, Flickr, Tumblr and more. Hootsuite has apps for your iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, and Android.Hootsuite has a free plan and a paid plan. Check them out.

Buffer:
Buffer logoBe awesome on social media. Easily add great articles, pictures and videos to your Buffer and they automatically share them for you through the day!  Post to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and App.net accounts easily and quickly from wherever you find great content! Get free, detailed analytics on all your posts to every social network. See how many likes, shares and retweets you get at a glance. Invite your whole team to make consistent sharing easier. Anyone can manage the account from all our apps. Like Hootsuite, you can use Buffer via your iPhone or Android.Buffer has a free version and an upgraded paid version as well. Check them out.

Have you been using something else? Share your online time-saving tools with us!
Eydie :)
Note: I do not gain any compensation for promoting Hootsuite or Buffer

3 thoughts on “Time Saving Tools To Keep You Connected Online When You Just Can’t Be There!

  1. Great suggestions for both Hootsuit and Buffer. I have used Buffer a great deal for certain promos and it is fantastic to load it up and not worry about it for a couple of days.
    Thanks for the reminder. Will get over there and reload! Best Regards, Wendy

    • You’re right, Sandra. TweetDeck is a good option as well. For some reason, however, TweetDeck seems to slow down my computer. For that reason I don’t use it anymore.

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