The biggest players in this social networking field include Facebook,Twitter, LinkedIn,Google Plus, StumbleUpon, Digg, Reddit,Pinterest, Instagram; the list goes on. The fact is that there are more and more social networking sites for you to join, and more and more accounts to manage.
To stay current with all the social networking sites requires a lot of your precious time. Time management turns out to be a big issue for effective social media marketings.
It is Time Consuming to manage social networking sites!
Managing multiple social networking sites from one web-based dashboard
Social medias are great tools to promote your online business by launching marketing campaigns, identifying your customers and interacting with them, growing your audience, destributing targeted messages.
To frequent multiple social networking sites is a necessity to successfully propel your business online. However, if done manually, all these time-consuming tasks could get yourself really exhausted each day just for keeping up.
Some big companies hire virtual social media managers to keep the ball rolling, but others, especially if those who prefer to watch out social signals by themselves, Hootsuite comes to the rescue.
Instead of opening up each social media stream, HootSuite stands out as one of the best options to help you effectively manage your multiple social networking sites, all on one single dashboard. You can read all the social streams from different accounts/networks using HootSuite’s tabbed dashboard. The dashboard tabs are customizable to your needs. You can also schedule and send out your tweets/messages to different social networking sites all at once.
Hootsuite‘s unique dashboard allows organizations and business owners to easily manage multiple social networks, engage their audience and analyze social media campaigns.
For the free account, you can have
- a maximum of 20 tabs per dashboard;
- a maximum of 10 streams per tab;
- a maximum of five social networks such as Facebook profiles, pages and groups, Twitter, Google+ pages and so forth.
If five social network accounts are not enough for you, you can choose the HootSuite Pro account which can manage unlimited social networks and profiles under one interface.
You can do more tracking and analyzing with the Pro account, such as
- creating lists to track keywords, mentions and trending topics;
- accessing unlimited RSS feeds;
- collecting integrated social analytic data to effectively measure engagement and campaign success.
- collaborating with other team members to enhance social communication and improve efficiency.
If you are not sure which account to choose at the beginning, you can easily Sign up for a free 30-day trial of HootSuite Pro account to first test out the different aspects of the Pro’s many add-on features, from adding team members, to custom urls, to getting your HootSuite University Social Media Professional Certificate. (What is this? Click the image above to find out.)
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