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what is the best tool to schedule posts on social media channels?
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  • Profile picture of the author Umer Idrisi

    This is my first answer on WF and I think I can help.

    First of all, Facebook is allowing you to schedule posts and for other networks you can use tools.

    Hootsuite is best and if you talk about free tools then there are several hootsuite alternatives are available.

    Check them and don't forget to use Buffer.

    Hope it helps!
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  • Profile picture of the author DaveMartin
    I just started using social kickstart, it looks promising but I am finding it a bit clunky at the moment. I need more time with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author SiteNameSales
    Your best bet is to do a search for 'top schedule posts apps' as an example. I have no doubt that folks here have their own favorites, but you should try them out for yourself to really get a feel. Almost all have some sort of free trial and there seems to be a new scheduler coming on line every day.

    The thing is, all of them have plus and minuses you need to consider - from price differentials to the platforms that are included to those that are not. Some will allow automatic repeat posting, while others won't permit it. Some have extensive monitoring and interaction capabilities, while others are limited to just posting.

    This is not to avoid answering your question, but merely pointing out that only you can decide what you need and what you can afford and what platforms you prefer.

    I should also add that I enjoy the testing process and, though I have found some tools that provide everything I need, they do not necessarily provide everything I want.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Tweet Deck and Social Oomph are 2 of my faves.

    Just remember to engage folks manually on social too, to see greater success and to make your scheduled updates more clickable.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by ailerons IT View Post

    what is the best tool to schedule posts on social media channels?
    What social media platforms?

    For Facebook and Twitter, I use FPTraffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author LoginworkSoftware
    8 Social Media Marketing Tools That Will Give You an Unfair Advantage

    1. Buffer. Buffer is one of the most recognized tools in the industry.

    2. Sprout Social. Sprout Social is an all-in-one social media marketing tool to help managers better control their efforts.

    3. MeetEdgar.

    4. Hootsuite.

    5. IFTTT.

    6. SocialOomph.

    7. BuzzSumo.

    8. Feedly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nortus Fitness
    There are lots of tools which can provides you the lots of feature and let you monitor you social media pages and scheduling posts on them. I use Hootsuite for the same but you can try Crowdfire and buffer for the social media management and scheduling.
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  • Profile picture of the author dilipcybex
    Hi ailerons,
    Hope you got a lot of answers from various comments!
    As a Digital Marketing Manager, I recommend you to use the socialpilot tool for managing and scheduling the social media posts and take informative reports regarding the performance.

    During my career, I had used a lot of tools to manage the social media platforms. At last, I came to use this tool and it's really easy to handle my clients.
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    I like Hootsuite the best. If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you can go with Postfity.

    Far more complicated than the other two, the cheapest method of all is IFTTT (it's free) - How to Use IFTTT as a Social Media Scheduler
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    • Profile picture of the author Virginia Sanders
      An affiliate program that I joined used IFTT to give away free ebooks on Twitter.It was an ingenuis way to get people to purchase affiliate products that were suggested in the Free ebook that people received. It really was handsfree But at the time I was promoting this program it seemed that it gave away too many ebooks too often so I tried to time it to give away an Ebook per week but It seemed t complicated to fix so I abandoned it But when it works it works great.
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  • Profile picture of the author akshay7
    There are many websites and tools that allow you to schedule posts. What service you should go with depends on a few factors -

    1. Which platforms and how many ?
    2. How many accounts will you be managing ?
    3. How active do you need the accounts to be ?

    We have a built in posts scheduler in our product as well if you want to try but my offering is primarily media intelligence (social/news monitoring and reporting).
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  • Profile picture of the author James London
    Hootsuite runs 1st in my book and Sprout Social if you want an alternative to Hootsuite. Both are great tools that have been around for quite some time now proving they deserve their place in the SMM industry.
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  • Profile picture of the author HerbertMendez
    Sprout Social, Later, CoSchedule are the 3 best scheduling tools for social media. I have tried these tools for myself and they are working really great.
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  • Profile picture of the author jaferwaleed
    Hubspot is best for scheduling posts across various platforms in my personal experience. Also offers a ton of advanced features. Worth trying!

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  • Profile picture of the author LedZep33
    Buffer, definitely. No bugs, very reliable, many useful features. Supports all the most popular social networks.
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  • Profile picture of the author arohi56
    I recommend Social media platforms such as Hubspot where you can not only monitor and publish but also get closed loop reporting data. That means you're not just seeing what channels drive the most engagement.
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