Go-To Tools List

All my favourite social media and otherwise “geeky” resources in one place! Just click on a name to be taken to the site. Please note, some of these links are affiliate links. If you use them and purchase the product, I may receive a small referral fee.

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
  • ManageFlitter – Manage your follows
  • Audiense – Manage your follows with advanced targetting

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

  • Pocket – 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

  • Hootsuite (Aff)
  • 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.
  • SocialJukeBox (AFF) (formerly TweetJukeBox) a robust recycling tool for your evergreen content. Perfect for affiliate marketers. Helps you repost the same types of messages in less time.
  • Social Warfare (Aff) – WordPress Plugin allows you to have more control over social sharing of your content.

Design Programs/Sites

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  / Over – allow you to easily add text to a graphic
  • Iconosquare – Instagram analytics and searching
  • Onlypult
  • Candy Camera (Android) – seriously ladies, this has the best beauty filters I’ve seen!

Live Streaming

Video

General Business Apps

  • MileIQ (phone app) – Tindr for your business mileage. Swipe right and it counts towards business!
  • Freshbooks (aff) – automatic monthly invoices saves me hours of work!
  • SecureSafe (Android) – helps me keep track of my passwords
  • Sync (Aff) – Cloud storage