Social Media Management

Social media is an important part of blog promotion. It can, however, be very time consuming trying to effectively manage Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and other social media services.

There are many services and applications available that help manage your social media presence. Some are free, however the best services tend to charge a monthly fee.

Agora Pulse

Agora Pulse

A self-professed “All-In-One” platform for managing your Facebook pages. It offers many unique applications and provides advanced statistics on how your Facebook page is performing. Packages start from $29 per month for one Facebook page with less than 6,000 fans.

Bottlenose

Bottlenose

A social intelligence service that provides information in real-time about trending topics. Blogs with multiple authors will find this service useful for scheduling new articles.

Crowdbooster

Crowdbooster

Real-time performance reporting for Facebook and Twitter. It also allows you to schedule updates in advance. Plans start from $9 per month for managing one Facebook account and one Twitter account.

FollowerWonk

FollowerWonk

FollowerWonk is a premium Twitter service that helps you analyse and optimise your social media growth. It is part of the MOZ suite of services.

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Gremln

Gremln

A great service that provides social media tools and analysis. A basic account for one user and five social media profiles is free. Adding an additional user and five additional social media profiles only costs $6 per month.

HootSuite

HootSuite

One of the most popular ways of managing social media accounts. You can manage up to five social media accounts free. An unlimited account only costs $9.99 per month and features Google Analytics and Facebook Insights integration. It also allows an additional user to be added.

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Jugnoo

Jugnoo

A social media management and analytical service that is similar to HootSuite. Three users can manage twenty social media accounts free. It costs $20 per month for five team members and unlimited social media accounts.

Just Retweet

Just Retweet

A Twitter community where members retweet each other’s Twitter messages for credits. Credits can be used to promote your own messages. It is a good way of pushing traffic to good articles you have written.

MarketMeSuite

MarketMeSuite

A social media management service that lets you manage one profile free. Their pro package costs $15 per month and allows unlimited profiles and 100 scheduled messages.

MediaFunnel

MediaFunnel

Social media management and monitoring. Their basic plan retails for $5.95 per month and allows multiple users to manage 10 social media accounts.

NewsPin

NewsPin

A unique service that promises to make you a social media rockstar by posting good articles to your Facebook and Twitter followers. There are over one thousand categories to choose from and they scan over half a million articles every day to bring you the best content.

Postling

Postling

Social media management, tracking, and scheduling, for only $10 per month.

PostPlanner

PostPlanner

A premium service that aims to increase your engagement on Facebook. It is a great resource if you are trying to tap into viral traffic.

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Sendible

Sendible

A beautiful all-in-one online marketing platform that works with all major social media services. It even integrates with popular blogging platforms. Up to eight social media services can be managed for $9.99 per month.

SocialMotus

SocialMotus

Another social media management and analytical service that works in a similar way to HootSuite. It looks great and provides interesting reports on all your social media accounts. It costs $15 per month, per user, for multiple social media account management.

Sprout Social

Sprout Social

A social media management tool that offers real-time brand monitoring and extensive reporting tools. It costs $39 per user, per month, to manage up to 10 social media profiles.

StatusPeople

StatusPeople

An easy-to-use social media management service that works with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. A basic account costs $8.99 per month.

TweetDeck

TweetDeck

A Twitter management application that became so popular it was bought by Twitter. It remains one of the best ways to manage Twitter.

TweetAdder

TweetAdder

Twitter marketing software that builds up your Twitter presence by following others and unfollowing those who do not follow back. The price of the application depends on how many Twitter accounts you want to manage. One account costs $55 whilst ten accounts costs $110.

Viralheat

Viralheat

A social media service that allows you to manage, monitor, analyse, and engage, with your followers. A personal account allows you to manage seven social media profiles free. Fifteen profiles will cost you $9.99 per month.

Worphy

Worphy

A social media manager that allows you to manage five social media profiles free. Premium plans are priced on a daily basis. For example, the standard plan that allows you to manage 20 social media profiles costs $0.99 per day.