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.

Social Media Quizzes

Twitter Tools

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.
  • Facebook overlay tool – similar to the grid image checker, this one from Facebook simply tells you if your image is good to go.
  • 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

  • Smarterqueue(Aff)
  • Hootsuite
  • 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.
  • Social Warfare (Aff) – WordPress Plugin allows you to have more control over social sharing of your content.
  • Lead Pages – Create quick and beautiful landing pages for your lead magnets.

Design Programs/Sites

Instagram Tools

  • Schedugram – Scheduling for Instagram
  • Later.com – 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!
  • SecureSafe (Android) – helps me keep track of my passwords
  • Sync (Aff) – Cloud storage
  • Focus@Will (Aff) – Music for productivity
  • Quuu Promote (aff) – Amplify your blog posts

Privacy Preference Center

Necessary

Navigate the website, navigate the store

WordPress, Woocommerce, Jetpack

Advertising

advertising

Facebook, Twitter
Facebook pixel
Twitter personalization

Analytics

To track traffic and usage data

Google
Google
Google

Communication

opt-in, emails

MailChimp