Welcome to Level 4! - Social Media Scheduling Tools & Resources
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A strong social media strategy includes a mixture of planned posts, reactions to online trends and engaging your customers in conversation.
Thankfully there’s a multitude of social media scheduling tools available to you. Here are our top 3 favourites - Hootsuite, Buffer and Later.
Hootsuite is one of the best-known social media management tools on the market. It works well for sole traders and for delegating tasks to a team. Hootsuite analytics give a clear picture of your performance over time, so you can cevelop your strategy further.
Users can easily link their various social media accounts and view them all in streams - posts, scheduled posts, comments. Posting is simple. Posts can be sent to multiple social media platforms at the same time or separately.
Hootsuite’s FREE version allows for 2 social media channels and 5 scheduled messages. Paid plans start from $19.99 (USD)
If you business keeps you on the go, then Buffer could be the one for you. Buffer can be integrated across all your devices to make posting to your social media accounts as simple as possible.
It's analytics are focused on the performance of each post, to give you instant feedback about changing trends.
Buffer’s FREE version allows for 3 social media channels and 10 scheduled messages. Paid plans start from $15.00 (USD)
Later is a modern and visual scheduling tool. The drag-and-drop scheduling function is easy to use and displays your images like a gallery.
Initially created for Instagram, much of the functionality of Later is avaliable on mobile devices.
Later’s FREE version allows for 4 social media channels and 30 scheduled messages. Using the FREE plan, users can only schedule images, a paid plan is required to include text with your posts. Paid plans start from $12.50 (USD).
Level Complete! Congratulations!
You've learnt some tools to help use Social Media Scheduling! We hope this helps you along the way with your business.