7 Basic Tools for DIY Social Marketing

Are you looking to launch your own social media marketing campaign? Many start-ups simply don’t have the funding for the expense of a social marketing team. However, don’t let this discourage you from getting started with your digital marketing efforts.

Effective marketing campaigns can be made with the help of some really cool tools that can help you do more in less time while reaching more of your target audience. While we already know the importance of SEO and how it can help your website with scoring top placements, an effective social marketing campaign can also yield impressive results with little expense other than your precious time.

Here is a list of our top seven tools that are available to assist you in automating your social campaigns, creating viral content that people want to share and increase your reach as much as possible to drive conversion.

1. Hootsuite

hootsuite

Hootsuite is a scheduling tool that can help you queue up your content to be posted to a variety of social networks. The free version allows you to connect up to 3 social networks of your choice and create a posting schedule. Use this tool to schedule your posts at the most effective times of day when they will achieve the best reach.

2. Manage Flitter

Manage Flitter

Manage Flitter is great for taking the painstaking work out of creating your Twitter following. Manage Flitter uses API technology to find relevant users to follow on your Twitter profile. You have the ability to totally manage any aspect of your Twitter account. The service costs a minimal fee every month but the time it saves you on managing your following and followers is well worth it.

3. Followliker

Followliker

Followliker makes modules for both Twitter and Instagram. The API technology in these programs allows you to build your following on autopilot. Simply select an account to follow, set up your filters, click one button and watch your followers begin to grow.

4. Buzzsumo

Buzzsumo

Buzzsumo is a great program to use to find relevant trending content as well as source industry social influencers on your social platforms. Buzzsumo has amazing functionality and the most attractive feature it offers is its ability to find the top shared content on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter

Buzzsumo is expensive, however, it is well worth the price tag and can fast track your research, helping you reach influencers faster and grow your account into the stratosphere.

5. Websta

Websta

Use Websta to find out what’s going on in Instagram. Websta analyzes rising trends on Instagram and is great for hashtag research. A free tool that’s well worth investigating. Riding viral hashtags will allow you to benefit from the massive attention brought to it.

6. Canva

Canva

Create amazing images with the free image editor Canva. Canva has some amazing functionality, with free templates, shapes, and themes for you to incorporate into your own designs for your online campaigns. Canva is so easy to use and creates designs specific to any platform in seconds.

8. WondershareFilmora

Wondershare Filmora

The ultimate tool for anyone who wants a simple, inexpensive video editing suite. Video content has taken over the internet, with popular viral video getting millions of views. Create your own viral videos with Filmora. It is user-friendly and requires very little training to make amazing, effective videos.

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