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How to Create, Use and Manage Twitter Lists in Hootsuite

If Hootsuite is your main social media management dashboard, you're going to want to know how to manage Twitter lists in Hootsuite. It's not difficult, but all of the Twitter list functions are a bit hidden. I've written a tutorial for creating Twitter Lists in Hootsuite and adding and [...]

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How to Run an Amazingly Simple Contest with Hootsuite Campaigns

Social media contests work. If done right. Doing them right is actually quite simple these days. There are myriad apps out there to help you run a "campaign", contest or sweepstakes quite efficiently. In the past I've used Shortstack extensively to run major contests over multiple days with lots [...]

Which Social Media Scheduler is Best for You? Comparing 8 Programs

If you are doing any decent amount of social media marketing for your own business, or for others, you've probably already tried a scheduling system or two to help with the workload. Maybe you've felt it's wrong to schedule content and you gave up? Or maybe you just didn't [...]

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6 Steps to Schedule Instagram Posts with Hootsuite

Hootsuite rocked the social media world recently when their latest integration was announced: Instagram. There had been ways to add some Instagram functionality to your Hootsuite dashboard previously, but for me they only worked sporadically, and the main feature we all wanted was missing. Hootsuite listened. Now we have [...]

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url Tagging in Hootsuite for Analytics Tracking

Like anything else, you can't say you're successful if you can't measure that success. If you can't remember exactly which campaigns you want to track and how they were worded, you'll end up with three versions of each campaign, which will make your analysis more difficult in the end.