Go-To Social Media Resources & Tools

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.

Social Media Quizzes

Link Shortening & Feature Tools

  • urlgenius - ensures your link opens inside the app when served on a mobile device
  • Google Url Builder - assists with adding UTM tracking codes to your links
  • Bitly  - for shortening and tracking link clicks

Twitter Tools

Facebook Tools

  • Facebook Debugger - If Facebook isn't pulling the right image from your blog, this tool can scrape a new image for you.
  • Create a New Facebook Page - Be sure you are already logged in to your personal Facebook account.

Social Media Management Tools

  • CloudCampaign
  • Smarterqueue
  • Hootsuite
  • Buffer
  • 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.
  • Hey Orca - a great tool for getting pre-approval of your content when working with agencies
  • Meet Edgar
  • Social Warfare (Aff) - WordPress Plugin allows you to have more control over social sharing of your content.
  • Later / Planoly for Instagram planning and scheduling

Design Programs/Sites

Instagram Tools

  • 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
  • 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!
  • Lastpass - helps me keep track of my passwords
  • Sync (Aff) - Cloud storage
  • Focus@Will (Aff) - Music for productivity
  • Quuu Promote (aff) - Amplify your blog posts
  • FireShot - Screen capture plugin for Chrome