7 Productivity Apps Every Social Media Marketer Should Have

The life of a social media marketer isn’t that simple. Managing multiple brands across a range of social media channels is a daily challenge for every social media marketer. Keeping your accounts active can tax your sanity real hard. Without focus and diligence, this job could be very confusing.

Thanks to the advancement of technology, productivity apps have come to the rescue, so you can survive  this job without tearing your brains apart. 

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Below is a compilation of the top 10 productivity apps that can help you handle social media accounts--better and faster!

Top 10 Productivity Apps for Social Media Marketers

1. IFTTT - Automate Daily Tasks

IFTTT

IFTTT

Free

This app is humongous when it comes to freeing up your time, thanks to its customizable automation recipes, you can access your online accounts and mobile apps to streamline common routinary tasks and even get an email notification when your brand is mentioned on twitter. If it’s your habit to check the forecast each morning, you can automate this or auto-share contents on Wordpress to Facebook. 

2. Over - Create Beautiful Visual Contents

Over

Over

Php 188.62

Over is the application to use if you want to make sure that the content you share will gain much attention online. With this tool, you can post engaging visual contents on your social media channels. It even allows addition of text content on eye-catching artworks and images using beautiful fonts and overlay and comes with intuitive editing tools that can be used even without a mastery of photoshop.

3. Cold Turkey - Block Distracting Websites

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey

Free

When you’re rushing on a deadline, this app helps you keep distractions off and help you focus on the work at hand. Cold Turkey prevents you from plunging into your Facebook or Twitter feed by blocking them off at a given time period. 

4. Mention - Monitor Your Online Presence

Mention

Mention

Free

If monitoring your brand’s online presence is a hassle for you, then use Mention -- it delivers real time mentions of your brand across social media channels straight to your mobile device. You don’t have to worry about too much noise or flood on your feed, because its anti-noise management tool filters mentions and only gives you insights that matter. 

5. Planoly - Never Miss an Instagram Post

Planoly

Planoly

Free

Never miss a post when you use Panoly, an instagram planner that allows you to schedule posts, organize feed and monitor your data and engagement rate. One cool thing about this app is that it allows you to preview the look of your content before pushing it live. You can also include other people to co-manage multiple instagram accounts.

6. Facebook Pages Manager - Manage FB pages easily

Facebook Pages Manager

Facebook Pages Manager

Free

With Facebook Pages Manager, managing multiple FB pages is a breeze. You can have a hassle-free experience of keeping the pages up to date and engaging your audiences by replying to messages and commenting to posts as your page. On top of this, it enables you to schedule posts and monitor the performance of each pages. 

7. Grytics

Grytics

12+

To top it all off, your social media marketing job will never be the same with Grytics. This tool gives you actionable insights about the FB groups you manage for your brand. With this you can identify who your most active members are, your engagement rate, activity scores and your top Facebook content. 

 

It takes the right tools to simplify the demanding job of a social media marketer and it’s good to know that there are already tools and apps that can help you do things easily and manage multiple accounts without taking so much of your time!

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