Resources

All my favourite social media and otherwise “geeky” resources in one place! Just click on a name to be taken to the site.

Twitter Tools

  • Tweriod – find the best time to Tweet
  • Twilert – get e-mail updates on a Twitter search
  • Mr. Unfollower – find out who unfollows you every week
  • Proxlet – mute “noisy” Tweeps
  • ManageFlitter – Manage your follows
  • Social Bro – Manage your follows with advanced targetting
  • TweetChat – makes participating in Twitter Parties much, much easier

Facebook Tools

  • Facebook Grid Image Checker – this tool helps you see if you have too much text on your image. For use with Facebook advertisements.
  • Post Planner –  a great scheduling app if you’re mainly using Facebook.

General Geeky apps & extensions for Google/Gmail

  • WiseStamp (branded e-mail signature)
  • FormSwift (free, email signature option)
  • Fireshot (screen shot program)
  • Read It Later – online reading list
  • Hootlet (Hootsuite Extension for Chrome)
  • Boomerang – Chrome extenstion brings emails back to the top of your Gmail inbox in a set amount of time, so you don’t forget to follow up

Social Media Management Tools

Read my blog post How to Choose a Social Media Scheduling Tool.

  • Hootsuite
  • Social Oomph
  • Buffer – Now manages Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn
  • IFTTT – (If This Then That) Great for helping with some types of auto-posting. I use this to post to my accounts when my blog is updated.
  • Zapier – Similar to IFTTT, but has many more integrations to choose from. I have a paid account and use it mostly to send automagic email reminders based on events in my Google calendar.
  • Hey Orca – a great tool for getting pre-approval of your content when working with agencies
  • Meet Edgar – a robust recycling tool for your evergreen content. Perfect for affiliate marketers. Helps you repost the same types of messages in less time.
  • TweetJukeBox – create lists of rotating evergreen social media content.
  • Tailwind – works specifically with Pinterest

Measures of Influence on Social Media

Design Programs/Sites

  • Canva – easy, template-based design for all social media needs.
  • PageModo – easy, template-based design, mainly for Facebook.
  • Relay – easy, template-based design for all social media, including SnapChat geo filters.
  • Pablo – very limited, template-based designs for Twitter/Facebook, integrated with Buffer.

Instagram Tools

  • Schedugram – Scheduling for Instagram
  • Latergram.me – Scheduling for Instagram
  • Photo Repost – There are NUMEROUS versions, all accomplish the same thing, sharing another person’s Instagram post on your feed.
  • Instaquote/Wordswag – allow you to easily add text to a graphic
  • Iconosquare – Instagram analytics and searching

Live Streaming

  • Periscope
  • Blab
  • Facebook Live – Embedded in your Page Manager app on your mobile device.