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Social Media Tools: The Complete List (2017 Update)
This is the biggest list of the best social media tools on the internet.Ahfaz Ahmed
This is the largest collection of social media tools on the planet.
I personally tested and researched more than 200 social media tools. From these 200 social media tools, I selected 139 best tools that you need to use. And today I am sharing these best tools with you! Some of these tools are free while others are paid.
I have given my personal opinion about every tool so that you can select your best tool more easily.
These social media tools will help you in many ways. But before you explore this awesome list, you need to know something:
This list is very big(really BIG). This list of social media tools contains more than 100 tools and finding the best tool you need will be hard.
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So lets begin!
- Twitter Tools
- Facebook Tools
- Google+ Tools
- Instagram Tools
- Pinterest Tools
- Snapchat Tools
- Social Media Search & Analysis
- Social Media Management Tools
- Social Media Designing Tools
- Social Media Monitoring & Analytics Tools
- Content Discovery & Curation Tools
- Social Media Marketing Tools
- Social Media Lead Generation Tools
- Other Social Media Tools
- Wrapping It Up
Narrow will improve your Twitter marketing game. You can build a targeted following, understand your audience, track your performance.
This tool also allows you to manage multiple accounts.
My Verdict – Narrow provides really great features that will surely improve your Twitter marketing.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://narrow.io/
Want to test which tweet will perform better? This tool is going to make this easy for you.
You can write two tweets and this awesome tool will show you which tweet is better. It’s free and simple.
My Verdict – Try it out once, you’ll love it.
Pricing – Free
Official Website – https://chenhaot.com/retweetedmore/
TweetPulse is a Twitter growth software that will help you get more followers and engage with users.
You can automatically follow users, send them tweets and respond to tweets.
My Verdict – This tool completely automates your Twitter activity. You should check this out.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – http://rhystowey.com/tweetpulse/
Click to Tweet
Share your content on Twitter and track its performance using Click to Tweet. This tool automatically generates a short link that can be tracked.
My Verdict – If you want to measure your content performance on Twitter, start using this tool.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://clicktotweet.com/
Swift Social is a complete Twitter management tool. You can schedule tweets, follow/unfollow users, automatically share content from websites and measure your performance.
You can manage multiple accounts at once using this tool.
My Verdict – If you need just one tool for managing your Twitter, Swift Social is the best to go with.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://swiftsocial.com/
Mediatoolkit is an analytics and social listening tool. You can track your brand mentions, spy on your competitors and find influencers in your industry.
This tool will ultimately help you build your online reputation and protect you from any crisis.
My Verdict – If you’re serious about your online reputation and don’t want to face any reputation damages, then this tool is for you.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – http://www.mediatoolkit.com/
Tweet Deck is a great Twitter management tool. You can view your twitter feed, mentions, notification just from one window. It’s simple to use and you can also add multiple accounts to manage.
This tool helps you manage your Twitter account in just window. You can follow, create lists and also schedule tweets very easily.
My Verdict: If you want to manage all your twitter operations from just one window, then I would definitely recommend you to use this tool.
Official Website: https://tweetdeck.twitter.com/
If you want to grow your Twitter followers, then try Tweepi once. This tool will help you find users relevant to your industry. Then you can engage these users and follow them to grow your own audience.
You can track all the people you are following and those who are not following you back.
My Verdict: The free version of the tool is very limited and the paid packages are of high cost. My suggestion would be to first try its free version and check whether this tool is helping you or not. And if it is then only go for the upgraded versions. Otherwise there are many other alternatives available.
Official Website: http://tweepi.com/
Follower Wonk is one of my favorite Twitter tools. You can increase your target audience with this tool. Moreover, you can find influencers in your industry and engage with them.
I use this tool very often for content promotion. This is because with the help of this tool, I can easily find out influencers who might be interested in my content.
My Verdict: The free version of this tool is great enough to increase your twitter audience, build relationships and promote your content. And if you want more features from this tool, then you must definitely upgrade because this tool is worth using.
Official Website: https://moz.com/followerwonk
Inkybee is an awesome blogger outreach tool for Twitter. You can find people in your industry and reach out to them. The best part of this tool is that it keeps a track of your relationships with different people.
The tool comes with three pricing plans which may be expensive for you. But I would recommend you to do a free trial run because this tool really works great.
My Verdict: If you have the budget to use this tool, then blindly go for it. It is the best blogger outreach tool I have ever come through. And if you don’t believe me, then you can sign up for their trial account.
Official Website: http://inkybee.com/
You will fall in love with this tool, if you have a brand new blog. Just Retweet will help you improve your twitter presence very significantly.
In this tool, you will earn credits for sharing other users’ content on your social profile. And you can use those credits to get your content shared too.
My Verdict: If you have a new blog, then you MUST try this tool at least once. This tool may not help you get thousands of visitors to your blog, but it will surely expose your blog to different people you don’t know. And this tool is completely free, so giving it a try is no harm.
Official Website: http://www.justretweet.com/
Twazzup is a Twitter real-time monitoring tool. It basically is a Twitter search engine but with some cool features. This tool will show you the top influencers, users related for the keyword you entered and many other stuff.
The interface of the tool looks like this:
The top RT links feature will help you in finding the content that perfromed well for the given keyword. You can use this tool for finding content ideas and then reaching out to the influencers that may the content.
My Verdict: As a free tool, Twazzup does a really good job in finding people, links and influencers. You can use these three things to your advantage to generate more traffic to your website.
Official Website: http://twazzup.com/
Tweroid will help you find the best time to tweet on twitter. The tool will analyze the times when your followers are online. Then it will check your tweets and give the best time to tweet.
My verdict: This tool works great but there are many other tools that are much better. Buffer also gives the best times to post. Still there is nothing bad in trying this tool once by yourself.
Official Website: http://www.tweriod.com/
UberSocial is a Twitter app that will keep you updated with the tweets and other things. This tool is available on smartphones only. It has features like Advanced Tweet Composer, LivePreview and Uberbar.
My Verdict: I really didn’t find this app useful. It is because you will not always do all your Twitter work on your smartphone. And even if you do, you will have to use some other tool for desktop.
Official Website: http://www.ubersocial.com/
This tool will basically give you the definition or meaning of a hash tag. So suppose if you have seen a hashtag on Twitter and couldn’t understand it, this tool will help you.
My Verdict: All in all, this tool is helpful in finding meanings of different hashtags. It’s free and easy to use.
Official Website: https://tagdef.com/
TweetBot is another Twitter-client for iOS. This app also includes many features. You can customize your timeline, view your Twitter statistics and much more.
My Verdict: This app is the best Twitter-client for iOS I found.
Official Website: http://tapbots.com/tweetbot/
This Twitter tool will help you grow your profile. With ManageFlitter, you can schedule tweets, manage multiple accounts and much more.
You can find out who unfollowed you, your active and inactive followers. The best part is that it is easy to use and also has a free plan.
My Verdict: This is the ultimate Twitter tool if you want to grow your Twitter audience. I fell in love with this tool the moment I used it and I guess you will too!
Official Website: https://manageflitter.com/
This tool is perfect to manage a group Twitter account. This is very helpful if you run a company and you want other people to contribute tweets to you company account.
It’s easy to set-up and you can add contributors without any troubles.
My Verdict: This tool is amazing for companies and organizations whose Twitter accounts are managed by multiple people. Try this tool and see how this works for your team.
Official Website: https://grouptweet.com/
Life On Twitter
This is a brilliantly designed tool to give you all the data about your Twitter account. It analyses your Twitter data and shows the best time to tweet, most popular tweets, best days you tweeted, most used hashtags and much more.
My Verdict: I would highly recommend you to use this tool at least once to find out how our life on Twitter has been.
Official Website: http://lifeontwitter.com/
TweetReach will show you how far your tweets reached, your top tweets and many other things. This tool is similar to Life on Twitter. The difference is that this tool is paid.
My Verdict: This tool is good but the free plan is limited. On the other hand, Life On Twitter tool provides more data and that too for free.
Official Website: https://tweetreach.com/
Riffle is a chrome extension that will give you Twitter engagement, interests and analytics in real-time. So whenever you are browsing Twitter, this tool will give you all the details about the profile.
My Verdict: This tool is helpful for many purposes. If you want to interact with a user on Twitter, you can use this extension to learn more about them.
Official Website: http://crowdriff.com/
Twitonomy is a Twitter analytics tool that will give you information on about your Twitter profile. You can access the data of your account and track your performance. The analytics data is very detailed and it helps you to find out your real followers.
My Verdict: This is a great analytics tool to track your performance on Twitter. The free version itself has many great features and I think its one of the best Twitter analytics tool.
Official Website: http://www.twitonomy.com/
This tool will allow you to create maps based on hashtags. With these maps you can track the most most mentioned and retweeted users on Twitter. This will help you identify influencers and users in any given hashtag.
My Verdict: This tool is good if you want to find and follow influencers in your industry.
Official Website: http://bluenod.com/
This is another search and analytics tool for Twitter. It will help you find people to follow, their tweet statistics and much more. This tool is very simple to use and you can easily identify influencers and people to follow in your industry.
My Verdict: If you are looking for a tool to search people and hashtags, this tool is the right fit for you. This is because it’s very simple to use and helps you grow your twitter audience.
Official Website: https://socialbearing.com/
This is a simple tool that will help you find who follows whom. You can enter two Twitter usernames and find out whether they follow each other or not.
My Verdict: This tool is great but it’s something you won’t use everyday.
Official Website: https://doesfollow.com/
This tool will help you find people with similar interests. It will provide more relevant tweets and content to you.
My Verdict: Linkreaser is a very good tool to find people with common interests. This way you can engage them and build relationships with them.
Official Website: http://www.linkreaser.com/
Warble will give you daily email alerts on a particular hashtag, keyword or phrase for free. This is an amazing tool to track keywords and hashtags. With this tool, you will be able to know whats going on in your industry. You can set up custom daily alerts, discover new content with its powerful search and do many other things.
My Verdict: This tool is a must-use for those who want to track their competitors or keywords in their industry.
Official Website: https://warble.co/
Fan Page Karma
This is a Facebook page monitoring tool that will give you reports and statistics of your Facebook Page. You can also analyze your competitors and improve your marketing strategy.
My Verdict: This is the best tool to track your your Facebook profile and page. With this tool you can increase your audience and get more fans. I would highly recommend you to use this tool.
Official Website: http://www.fanpagekarma.com/
LikeAlyzer will help you measure the success rate of your Facebook page. This tool will basically analyze your Facebook page and give you the performance with many other metrics.
My Verdict: This is a great tool to keep track of your Facebook page.
Official Website: http://likealyzer.com/
Friends+Me is a Google+ tool that will help you schedule posts on Google plus easily. You can connect other social media channels too with this tool.
My Verdict: This is a great tool but the free version allows you to connect only one social media account.
Official Website: https://friendsplus.me/
CircleCount is an amazing Google+ tool. It provides you with statistics of your Google+ account. Moreover, you can track your own circles with the help of this tool.
My Verdict: There is nothing bad in trying this tool because it’s free. And if you really like, you should go for the pro version.
Official Website: http://www.circlecount.com/
Allmyplus will give you all the statistics about your Google+ account and pages. It will show you the statistics like shares, comments and 1+’s.
My Verdict: This tool is not something that you would love to use daily. It’s simple and provides stats of your account. That’s it.
Official Website: http://www.allmyplus.com/
Planoly is a visual planner for Instagram. You can schedule your content with this awesome tool.
I love this tool because it lets you schedule your content from your the website directly. You don’t have to use to your phone to schedule content making Instagram schedule hassle-free.
One more great feature of this tool is that you can repost content on your account easily by just searching for an account or hashtag. The tool also provides powerful analytics making it more awesome.
My Verdict – This is the best Instagram tool on earth.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://www.planoly.com/
Use one link on Instagram forever with this tool. You can create a link for your Instagram bio with this tool and redirect anywhere, anytime.
You can create multiple links and reorder them easily.
My Verdict – For someone who’s changing Instagram links constantly, this tool is really helpful.
Pricing – Free
Official Website – https://linktr.ee/
Post on Instagram from your computer using Grum. Just like Planoly, you can schedule your content easily.
Grum also lets you manage multiple accounts.
My Verdict – It’s not as good as Planoly but still awesome.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – http://grum.co/
Minter is an Instagram analytics tool. You can measure your Instagram performance, learn about your audience and more.
This tool will really help you if you’re serious about Instagram marketing.
My Verdict – This tool is really helpful in understanding about your Instagram efforts.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://minter.io/
Do you ever wonder how you got ton of likes by using a particular hashtag?
It’s because of tools like Boostfy. You can automate your Instagram activity using this tool. You can target specific hashtags, locations and accounts and this tool will automatically like posts.
My Verdict – Though not the best way to grow your Instagram account, it still works and you can give it a try.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://boostfy.co/
Schedule Instagram posts using Onlypult with ease. This tool is also similar to Planoly and lets you schedule posts directly from your computer.
You can manage multiple accounts, add members in your team to manage your accounts analyze your performance.
My Verdict – The tool provides almost identical features like Planoly but is not free. You can go for it but my first choice would be Planoly.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://onlypult.com/
Later is an awesome Instagram scheduling tool. You can bulk upload images and schedule them.
It also lets you repost content and visualize your content calendar.
My Verdict – Later is great but is not a free tool. If you’re looking for a free alternative, Planoly is here to save you again.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://later.com/
You can easily add your Instagram photo gallery widget in your website with SnapWidget. It’s free and easy to use. You can also filter images by hashtags or username.
My Verdict: If you want your website readers to follow you on Instagram, then you should use this tool. Moreover if you can get the pro version of this tool.
Official Website: http://snapwidget.com/
Repost For Instagram
This simple app lets you to repost any Instagram photo or video while giving credit to the original Instagramer. You can repost by either searching people, hashtags or the photos and videos that you liked.
My Verdict: Sometimes you find something on Instagram that fits your target audience and you want to post, this is the perfect app for such purposes.
Official Website: http://repostapp.com/
This tool makes managing your Instagram accounts easy. With this tool you can manage multiple accounts, schedule posts and also allow multiple users to access the account.
My Verdict: This tool is great but as your followers grow, you will have to upgrade to higher plans of this tool.
Official Website: http://schedugr.am/
This is the perfect Instagram tool. You can view your Instagram accounts statistics, analytics and manage your Instagram with this tool.
My Verdict: If you use Instagram for marketing and business, then you MUST use this tool.
Official Website: http://iconosquare.com/
Simply Measured Instagram
This is an Instagram analytics tool for serious marketers. Why so serious? Because they don’t just provide tools for Instagram. The pricing will burn your seriously pockets. But the Instagram analytics tool is free and will give you a report of your Instagram account.
My Verdict: The free instagram analytics tool is great. There are many other tools that are free too. But if you want to buy their tools, then make sure to check the pricing page again.
Official Website: http://simplymeasured.com/
This is one of the best Pinterest marketing tools out there. You can auto-follow, schedule pins, unfollow and do a lot more using PinPinterest.
It uses A.I to provide you the most relevant content in your niche that you can schedule and auto-pin.
My Verdict – This tool will save you time because it does everything on its own.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://pinpinterest.com/
This tool is really awesome. It will notify you if someone pins something from your website. You can get alerts in your email. Moreover you can get alerts for multiple domains.
My Verdict: This tool is really great and will help you get more followers on Pinterest.
Official Website: http://www.pinalerts.com/
Do you face difficulties in finding Group Boards on Pinterest? Well, not anymore! PinGroupie is a tool that will help you find group boards. You can easily find group boards of any industry.
My Verdict: I do not use Pinterest a lot but when I used this tool for finding group boards, it really did a great job.
Official Website: http://pingroupie.com/
This tool will sync your Facebook and Pinterest. This wonderful tool will tak your Pinterest pins and Instagram photos and display them on your Facebook page.
My Verdict: If you want to post the same stuff on Pinterest and your Facebook page, then this tool will do a great job in automating your work and hence saving time.
Official Website: http://www.pinvolve.co/
It is the largest database of Snapchat users. You can find users based on categories and interests.
Ghostcodes app lets you download the snapcodes of these users so that you can add them quickly.
You can also create your own account on Ghostcodes so that people can discover you and add you on Snapchat.
My Verdict – If you want to grow your Snapchat followers fast, this tool is a must use.
Pricing – Free
Official Website – https://www.ghostcodes.com/
This is the only Snapchat analytics tool. You can manage your Snapchat account using this tool.
It gives insights about your stories and snaps so you know what’s performing well. You can also get followers data using Snaplytics.
The best part about this is that you can schedule your Snapchat stories from your browser.
My Verdict – This is the best and only Snapchat tool out there but it’s very expensive for small businesses. The next Snapchat tool in this list (though it’s not exactly a tool) will solve half of your problems.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – http://snaplytics.io/
Snapchat Marketing Strategy Kit
This kit created by me will save you from buying an expensive tool. Since there is no affordable Snapchat tool for marketers, I created this kit.
In this kit, there is a Snapchat marketing spreadsheet with which you can measure all your Snapchat marketing efforts.
You can measure your stories data, snaps data, followers data and more. If you send custom offers to your followers on Snapchat, this spreadsheet included in the kit will help you keep track of it.
My Verdict – It’s free to download and will definitely help you.
Pricing – Free
Official Website – https://www.ahfazahmed.net/snapchat-marketing-strategy-kit/
Social Media Search & Analysis
Ahrefs Content Explorer
Discover top content in your industry using Content Explorer by Ahrefs. You can find content by most shares on Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest.
This tool will not only help you with social media marketing, but will also improve your website traffic. You can find people who shared your content.
Not only this, you can track your competitor’s content and find who shared it. Then you can build relationships with those people. There are many ways you can use this tool.
My Verdict – This tool comes along with many other tools provided by ahrefs. So, it is a bit expensive for small businesses and bloggers. But if you can pay for the tool, then do it. Because it’s just awesome.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://ahrefs.com/content-explorer
Buzzsumo is the perfect tool for finding influencers in your industry. You can also use it to find the most shared content. This tool works great in finding people and connecting with them. You can find influencers, follow them and build relationships with them.
My Verdict: Buzzsumo is the best tool I use to find key influencers.
Offical Website: http://buzzsumo.com/
This is a real time social search and analysis tool. You just need to enter a keyword, trend or topic and this tool will give the top keywords, users and sources where the topic was mentioned.
My Verdict: This tool is very helpful in finding when and where a keyword was last mentioned. Moreover it also helps in finding out the reach and sentiment of the given keyword. I would definitely recommend you to use this tool.
Official Website: http://www.socialmention.com/
Tagboard will help you find out the best content on the basis of the hashtag you enter. You can also expand your audience with integrated social displays.
My Verdict: You must try this tool and see how it helps you. I really loved using this tool and I think you will too.
Official Website: https://tagboard.com/
This is a hashtag tracking tool with real-time tracking. You can also find influencers of a hashtag, top sites using the hashtag and the top posts.
My Verdict: The tool is paid but you must try its 3-day trial to get an idea of what it actually does.
Official Website: http://keyhole.co/
Nuzzel is a tool that brings you the top news from your friends and influencers. You can find feeds and stories of the given search item and identify the best content.
My Verdict: This tool will help you if want to stay updated to the latest news and posts from your influencers.
Official Website: http://nuzzel.com/
Little Bird Tool
This is a powerful tool to find influencers and content. You can easily find influencers, engage them and increase your brand awareness.
My Verdict: There are many other influencer marketing tools out there but you must try this one.
Official Website: http://www.getlittlebird.com/
Nudge will help you grow your relationships with the right people. It is basically a networking app that will track the strength of relationships as you interact on different platforms with people.
My Verdict: This is definitely a great tool to build strong relationships with people.
Official Website: http://www.neednudge.com/
Knowem is a powerful username search tool. It will search a given username on over 500 popular networks and tell you whether is available or not. And if you want to create your profile on all of the social networks, this tool will do it for you.
My Verdict: It is the best username search tool I ever came across.
Official Website: http://knowem.com/
Social Media Management Tools
Buffer is the best social media management tool to schedule your social media updates easily. You can connect almost all of your social media channels and schedule posts.
Buffer also provides analytics with which you can track how your posts are performing on different social media channels. You can find out the reach, potential and the best times to post.
My Verdict: Buffer is my favorite social media tool. I use it to schedule my posts on different social media channels. And honestly, I cannot live without this tool.
Official Website: https://buffer.com/
Hootsuite is also a social media management tool that will allow you to schedule updates on your different social media networks. But it has some more features other than scheduling and analytics. You can also schedule messages to different people and improve your brand awareness.
My Verdict: I would still prefer Buffer because its more simple and I love its user-interface. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use Hootsuite. Many experts recommend this tool so I think you should try this tool and see what works for you.
Official Website: https://hootsuite.com/
Awario is the ultimate tool to improve your social media presence. With so many features available, you can’t just ignore this awesome social management tool.
This brand monitoring tool will help you get to know your audience better. You can spy on your competitors, find sales opportunities and build strong relationships with influencers.
My Verdict – If you want a tool that monitors brand mentions and also helps you out with growth, choose Awario. It’s a match made in heaven.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://awario.com/
Plan and schedule all your social media content from one place. Amplifr helps in scheduling content quickly.
It also provides actionable data that will help you in tracking your growth and engagement.
My Verdict – If you’re on a tight budget, Amplifr is a good choice for you.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://amplifr.com/en
Falcon is a complete social media management suite. You can schedule content, track your progress, create pages, monitor your brand and engage with your audience.
One feature that I really love about Falcon is the campaign planner. With this, you can cross-reference your content to different platforms and also on your offline activities.
My Verdict – This platform is the complete social media management package you will ever need.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://www.falcon.io/
This tool will help you improve your social media presence. You can monitor your social media accounts, schedule updates and hence improve your overall social media engagement.
Some of the features of this tool are smart inbox, social CRM, monitoring, publishing and much more.
My Verdict: This tool is great if you have a good budget. You can try the 30-day free trial to see how this tool works and helps you.
Official Website: http://sproutsocial.com/
Agorapulse is among the best social media management tools. It comes with many features such as social media publishing, monitoring your social media channels and much more.
You can get power-point reports of how your social media accounts are performing. You can also run contests, quizzes and promotions to increase your audience.
My Verdict: This is a must-use tool. It is simple and affordable. Moreover you can manage all your social media accounts very easily and measure your growth and engagement.
Official Website: http://www.agorapulse.com/
Oktopost is a B2B social media management tool. This tool will also allow you to schedule your posts, measure your performance and be a part of social conversations.
My Verdict: This tool is great but first try the 30-day free trial.
Official Website: http://www.oktopost.com/
Tailwind is a Pinterest and Instagram marketing app that will help you discover content, schedule posts, launch promotions and analyze the results.
My Verdict: If you want to grow your Pinterest audience, then you must give this tool a try. It will help you grow your followers and engage people easily.
Official Website: https://www.tailwindapp.com/
Socialoomph is a very simple social media management tool that will help you boost your social media productivity. You can easily schedule updates on different social media channels and monitor your account activity.
My Verdict: This tool will help you schedule posts easily. The free plan also has many great features. You can also take a 7-day trial of their professional plan.
Official Website: https://www.socialoomph.com/
This is the ultimate tool you just can’t ignore. You can connect all your apps(yes, ALL) and do whatever you want. The tool allows you to create recipes which are nothing but tasks. For example – You can create a recipe that will post your Facebook post on Twitter.
And you can create thousands of such recipes that will make your life easier.
My Verdict: Start using this tool right now. You will be able to automate your whole work with the help of this tool. Moreover this tool is free, so you don’t have to worry at all.
Official Website: https://ifttt.com/
Everypost is also a social media platform that will help you schedule posts, customize them to get maximum exposure and measure your performance on different social media channels.
My Verdict: The free plan of this tool is very limited and to get the best features of this tool, you will have to upgrade your plan.
Official Website: http://everypost.me/
With Edgar you can easily grow your audience by scheduling posts at the right time, asking questions when most of your audience is online and share links at the right time.
Currently it works for Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
My Verdict: You will be able to use this tool on the basis of invitation only. The features look very interesting and if you get a chance to use this tool then don’t waste it.
Official Website: https://meetedgar.com/
Crowdfire is a great tool to manage and analyze your Twitter and Instagram profiles. You can track who followed and unfollowed you. You can copy followers of influencers and increase your own following.
This tool also allows you to schedule posts and track their performance.
My Verdict: I have been using this tool since a long time and it works great. I was able to increase my Instagram followers with this tool. Though the free plan has limited features but it helped me grow my followers very easily. You must try this tool at least once.
Official Website: https://crowdfireapp.com
Using real-time data, this tool will help you publish content that is relevant to your audience. With this tool, you can gain more followers and exposure.
It supports the five main social media channels that are:
My Verdict: You should request a demo for this tool and see how it works for you. If it helps you in getting more followers and exposure, then keep using this tool to maximize your yield.
Price: Request a demo
Official Website: http://www.socialflow.com/
Instead of just focusing on managing your post, try focusing on engaging with Bundlepost. You can easily discover content that your audience wants, schedule it and get better results.
With this tool, you can merge up to 100 social media posts with a customized social schedule in just minutes.
My Verdict: You can try the 30-day free trial and schedule content to keep your social media posts flowing.
Official Website: http://bundlepost.com/
Are you tired of logging in to different social media accounts? Then Sendible is definitely for you. You can easily engage people across different channels, track and monitor your channel’s performance and increase your brand awareness.
Moreover you can also generate leads with this cool tool.
My Verdict: If you want to manage your social media channels effectively then this might be the right tool for you.
Official Website: http://sendible.com/
Babbly is really a cool tool to get shares to your content. And it is very simple to use. You earn points for sharing others’ content. Then you can use those earned points to get shares to your content.
My Verdict: This tool is free and you must definitely try it. This tool is really great to get your content shared by others.
Official Website: http://babbly.com/
Openr is tool for social media.
With this tool, you get traffic to your website by sharing other people’s content. This is how it works:
You share a content anywhere on social media or promote it some place else. But with this tool, you can add a small call-to-action on the page you shared. This call-to-action will either ask the user to visit a website, enter email or anything else.
Then you can track how well your content performed and get more insights.
My Verdict: This tool is worth using. You can get more traffic and leads with this tool without any hassle.
Official Website: http://openr.co/
Likeable hub is a social platform that will help you manage your social media channels more easily. You can share stories and schedule them to grow your audience.
This tool also helps in generating leads and referrals. You can measure your growth with their analytics.
My Verdict: This tool has all the features that most other tools have. But not all tools help in generating leads while this one does.
Official Website: https://likeablehub.com/
BuzzBundle is a social media software that will help you improve your social media marketing. You can create unlimited personas and social profiles, easily switch between profiles and much more.
My Verdict: This is fantastic tool to manage all your social media networks. The best part is that it’s completely free.
Official Website: http://www.buzzbundle.com/
If you are posting regularly on different social media channels and still not growing, then you should try Post Planner. This tool is designed specifically to help people increase their social reach and engagement.
You will be able to promote and share content that will help you boost your social engagement and generate more followers.
My Verdict: This is a must use tool if you want to increase your engagement. You will be able to post content that will surely bring more shares, likes and followers.
Official Website: https://www.postplanner.com/
This too is also similar to many others. But it has some new and cool features. With this tool, you can easily capture leads, track your engagement and much more.
My Verdict: This tool is affordable and simple to use. The performance reports provide deep insights of your different social media networks.
Official Website: http://postific.com/
Socialdraft is a simple drag and drop social media calendar that will help you schedule your posts on different social media profiles. One of the cool features of this tool is that it provides downloadable reports as PDF which can be sent to different people.
My Verdict: The tool is really great and has some awesome features. You can use this tool on your PC and smartphones.
Official Website: http://socialdraft.com/
SumAll will help you convert your audience into customers. You can get performance reports which will show you post analysis for your different social media profiles, your top performing content, most loyal followers and much more.
My Verdict: This is tool is good for tracking all your social media networks. The reports provide an in-depth analysis of all your social networks.
Official Website: https://sumall.com/
Statusbrew is a cool app to manage your Twitter and Instagram accounts. You can easily schedule posts, manage followers and also track your unfollowers.
My Verdict: This tool is great and is much similar to Crowdfire app which I mentioned earlier. You can try both of them and see what works for you. But this tool has great analytics and insights.
Official Website: http://statusbrew.com/
Social Media Designing Tools
A Color Story
Make your photos look awesome with this app. You can access over 100 filters, 40+ effects, add light flares, color fogs and do all kinds of adjustments with their different adjustment tools.
This app is great to make your photos shine on your social media profiles. With great photos comes, great followers and fans.
My Verdict: This app must be in your arsenal so that you can make even the most boring pictures come alive!
Price: Free/Includes in-app purchases
Official Website: http://acolorstory.com/
I think this you may have heard many good things about this tool. And if you’re still not using it, then you are making a big mistake!
Canva is the best app to design images for your social media profiles. You can create amazing quotes images, edit your own images and much more. The tool is very easy to use and has many different templates for almost all purposes.
My Verdict: Start using this tool now and you will notice an increase in your engagement and followers.
Official Website: http://www.canva.com/
Stencil is a great tool to design stunning images for social media and share them directly. Just like Canva, you can design visual content for social media.
But what’s better about Stencil is that you can directly schedule your content on Buffer. This saves you from saving the image and then uploading it on the desired social platform.
Stencil also has their own Chrome extension which is really awesome.
My Verdict – Creating visual content and sharing it quickly is something you will be able to achieve once you start using Stencil. You must check out this tool.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://getstencil.com/
This tool will also help you create stunning social media content. With over 100,000 templates and ideas, you can create your own unique designs.
You can find templates based on your interests and then you can simply schedule content you created.
My Verdict – There are some really cool templates PromoRepublic provides and you must use this tool to create your visuals.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – http://promorepublic.com/en/
The only place where you can get mind-blowing stock photos and vectors. You can find images and vectors on all different categories.
My Verdict: It is paid but the images are of quality and are amazing.
Official Website: http://www.shutterstock.com/
With this tool you can design ads for your Facebook campaigns, design cool cover photos for your page and create amazing posters.
My Verdict: This tool is great but it is much similar to Canva. It is paid so I would prefer to use Canva which is free and has almost same features as this tool.
Official Website: https://www.pagemodo.com/
Studio is a powerful design app to add layers to your photo. You can add text or any design on your photos to make them look better.
My Verdict: This tool is good for making photos for Instagram. Using this tool will help you gain more followers.
Official Website: http://www.madewithstudio.com/
This app is designed to add text, subtitles, graphics and backgrounds to your videos. This tool will help you get more followers on Instagram and grow your audience.
My Verdict: This app is good and if you post a lot of videos on Instagram, then you must try this app.
Official Website: https://itunes.apple.com/app/overvideo-text-music-video/id810713114?mt=8
Pablo is a wonderful app by Buffer that helps you design images for your social media networks. This app works great with Buffer. While scheduling posts on Buffer you can also design images very easily.
My Verdict: If you use Buffer, then use Pablo with it.
Official Website: https://pablo.buffer.com/
With Word Swag you can generate text and quotes on your photos. The app has many cool features with which you can do wonders.
My Verdict: I would recommend you to use this tool because its simple and works great.
Official Website: http://wordswag.co/
Social Media Monitoring & Analytics Tools
This tool will give you customer’s actions in real time. You can keep an eye on the feedback you receive about your brand.
Plus, you can also spy on your competition and learn what they’re doing.
My Verdict – You can monitor your brand and your competitors using this tool. It gives you deep insights about your brand and customers.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – http://www.oscilloskope.com
This is a local review management tool that will monitor your customer reviews everywhere.
Moreover, Grade.us can also help you get more reviews.
My Verdict – If you’re a local business or a small brand, you must check out this tool.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://www.grade.us/home
Kuku is a really cool analytics tool for social media. You can connect various social media profiles and start tracking your progress.
Kuku tracks your engagement and follower growth rate. Also, you can post to multiple social media accounts. You can get weekly, monthly reports that give you insights of your social media activity.
My Verdict – It’s free and awesome. You must definitely start using this tool now!
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://kuku.io/analytics/
This is a great tool if you’re a blogger or content marketer. It tracks traffic and shares of your content.
It also shows potential reach of your posts. A great feature of this tool is that it shows who shared your content so you can connect with these people.
My Verdict – There are many other social media management tools that provide the above features. But if you want a tool that only tracks your content reach, then PostReach is the best in the market.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://www.postreach.co
Monitor your social media accounts with ease using PeakFeed. It sends weekly reports in your email about your social media performance.
The best part of this tool is that you don’t have to do anything yourself. It will weekly emails that will show your performance.
My Verdict – Amazing tool if you’re busy.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – http://peakfeed.com
Are you creating hashtags for your brand? If yes, then you’re going to love this tool. You can track hashtags using this tool.
HashTracking can track hashtags on Twitter & Instagram.
My Verdict – The tool is a little expensive for small businesses but it’s worth it. You won’t find any other good tool that tracks hashtags.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://www.hashtracking.com/
Crowdbooster will measure and optimize your social media marketing. With this tool, you get real-time data of your social media profiles which you can export to CSV hassle free.
Morover you can schedule posts at the optimal time and find your most engaged fans and followers.
My Verdict: Using a tool that gives you reports of your social media profiles is good. And this tool is great for such stuff.
Official Website: http://crowdbooster.com/
Visually’s Google Analytics Report
A custom infographic of your website’s performance will be delivered to you every week. In this infographic, you will be able to see the change in your website’s traffic compared to previous period, the sources that generated the most traffic and much more.
You may be thinking that this is not a social media tool, but it really is. With this report in your inbox every week, you can see how much traffic you are generating from social networks.
My Verdict: It’s free and you will get weekly reports of your website every week, so I would highly recommend you to use this tool.
Official Website: http://visual.ly/google-analytics-report
Get instant access to mentions about your brand across the internet. This tool will track all the mentions of your brand. The tool provides cool features like sentiment analysis, influencer score, competitor knowledge and much more.
My Verdict: This tool is necessary if you want to track your brand mentions. There are many other alternatives available but this one is very affordable.
Official Website: http://brand24.com/
Mention is just like Brand24 but it is gives more detailed information about your brand mentions. You can use this tool easily track your brand. You can also track other brands and learn from them.
My Verdict: Mention has the most affordable plan but you won’t get all the great features in their first plan. To get more great features, you will have to upgrade your plan.
Official Website: https://mention.com/en/
This is another social media monitoring tool that will give you insights about your brand on different social networks. You can run social media lead generation campaigns to capture leads.
My Verdict: The best thing about this tool is that its free. You can connect up to 3 social media accounts and and get 2 reports.
Official Website: https://www.socialclout.com/
Klout is more than just a social media monitoring tool. You can also schedule content with this tool. The Klout score is a very cool feature that gives you a score from 1 to 100. This score determines how influential your social media profiles are.
My Verdict: Start using this tool now. It is free and helps a lot in tracking your performance on social media.
Official Website: https://klout.com/
Secure My Social
This is a real-time social media alerts tool that protects you and your business from informational leaks, reputation damage and other such problems.
My Verdict: This tool will help you from reputation damages and other such problems which many businesses face.
Official Website: https://www.securemysocial.com/
NUVI is also a social media monitoring tool that gives insights about your social media networks. But their social visualizations are very stunning that makes using this tool much more easy.
My Verdict: Based on your requirements, this tool can do wonders for you. If you want a social media analytics tool that provides data on visuals then go for this one.
Official Website: https://www.nuvi.com/
Formerly known as SocialBro, this tool will help you find new audience and influencers in your industry. You can connect with your audience and track the details of your campaigns.
My Verdict: The tool provides some great features that will surely help you find and target the right audience.
Official Website: https://www.audiense.com/
Track your brand magnitude with this tool. How Sociable will monitor your online brand reputation and gives you a magnitude score which means the level of activity of your different social media networks.
My Verdict: Without any thoughts, sign up for this tool to monitor your reputation.
Official Website: http://www.howsociable.com/
Free Review Monitoring
This awesome free tool will monitor your business. Whenever there is a review of your business, this tool will send email alerts to you.
My Verdict: This tool is good for businesses. You can get all the reviews about your business easily in your inbox.
Official Website: https://www.freereviewmonitoring.com/
Sociota is your social media dashboard for managing and monitoring your social media channels. Moreover this tool provides social media engagement tools that helps in growing your social media audience.
My Verdict: As far as monitoring your social networks is concerned, this tool does the perfect job. It also has a free plan so you can first give this tool a test run.
Official Website: https://www.sociota.net/
Track your social media metrics with this tool and monitor the data. It is completely free and provides detailed statistics.
My Verdict: This tool is free to use so you must try it. You can also export the reports and create alerts.
Official Website: http://www.brandgauge.com/
This chrome extension will help you a lot and save your time. You can get any person’s LinkedIn information on their Twitter profile. This way you can connect with people on all social media networks.
My Verdict: This extension is really great and helped me a lot. You don’t have to open all of your social media networks to connect with people.
Official Website: http://discover.ly/
RebelMouse is a social growth platform that will help you amplify your engagement with some great features. This tool has three products Rebel Runner, Rebel Roar and Rebel Discovery.
All these three tools will help you boost your social media followers, engagement, generate leads and help you reach maximum audience.
My Verdict: This tool is awesome and is used by many top companies. You should start using this tool to grow your social media accounts.
Official Website: https://www.rebelmouse.com/
Become a smart marketer with Klear. Monitor your social media accounts and get reports. One of the cool features of this tool is that this tool makes influencer marketing easy so that you can find and connect with influencers and build your network.
My Verdict: This tool must be in your toolbox so that you can leverage influencer marketing and build relationships hassle-free.
Official Website: http://klear.com/
Now you don’t need to struggle with social surveys because Twtpoll will do your job easily. With this tool, you can do social surveys, quizzes and much more.
My Verdict: If you want to attract people from quizzes and surveys then use this tool to make your job easier.
Official Website: http://twtpoll.com/
Content Discovery & Curation Tools
Quuu makes finding content for social media very easy. You can select your interest and select how many suggestions you need. Once you do this, Quuu will automatically show you content based on your interests.
If you like the content, you can simply share it on social media. This saves a lot of time because now you don’t have to manually check websites and find what’s new. You can directly find all content in one place and share it easily.
The tool also integrates with Buffer & Hubspot making it a whole lot better.
My Verdict – If you’re having troubles in discovering new content for social media, you have to start using Quuu. It’s a time-saver and really awesome.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://www.quuu.co/
Ruzzit is viral content discovery tool. You can select any content type and category and find what’s trending.
What’s cool is that you can filter your results by social network allowing you to find trending content on different social platforms. The time filter of the tool allows you to find content that’s trending in the last 6 hours, 1 day or a month.
My Verdict – Ruzzit is great if you want to stay up to date and know what’s trending. You can pick up on these trends and take advantage of the opportunity to grow your business.
Pricing – Free
Official Website – https://www.ruzzit.com/
Create stories wherever you find them using Storify. This tool will make creating stories easier and hassle-free. You can curate the best user content and create evergreen stories.
My Verdict: This tool is a must if you are struggling with creating fresh stories. This tool will make this easy for you.
Official Website: https://storify.com/
Collect great content with this tool and share it with your audience. This tool will help you find content that is relevant to your audience and can use this content to engage them.
My Verdict: I would prefer to use this tool over storify because it’s free plan has more features than the latter.
Official Website: http://paper.li/
Social Media Marketing Tools
Social Pilot is an amazing social media marketing tool. It lets you connect over 200 social profiles just from a single account.
You can schedule tweets and posts in bulk. On top of it, you have a beautiful looking calendar that helps you visualize your social media content.
Lastly, it also provides powerful analytics and allows you to dig deeper and learn more about your audience.
My Verdict – Social Pilot is a very affordable tool. Even if you’re budget is limited, this powerful tool is something you should include in your arsenal.
Pricing – Free/Paid
Official Website – https://socialpilot.co/
Julius is an influencer marketing platform helping you find influencers that will help you reach your target audience.
It shows an influencer’s reach on different platforms. You can create lists of influencers and compare them easily.
My Verdict – It’s the perfect influencer marketing platform. No cold calling or emailing. Build real relationships the right way.
Pricing – Paid
Official Website – https://juliusworks.com
This tool will help you create social media campaigns, contests, promotions and much more. You can integrate your campaigns on all platforms to help you engage your audience from different social networks.
My Verdict: Creating Facebook and Instagram contests is very easy from this tool and you must try it.
Official Website: http://www.shortstack.com/
Traackr is a smart influencer marketing platform that will help you discover influencers and build relationships. This tool has a cool feature that will help you engage people at the right time based on relevant content.
My Verdict: This tool has really made influencer marketing easy. You can manage all your influencer relationships in one place.
Official Website: http://traackr.com/
Onalytica is another influencer marketing tool used by leading brands. This tool is really cool and simple. You need to upload or link any piece of content. The tool’s algorithm will then give you 25 influencers that match your content.
This tool has many other features too that help you engage with influencers at the right time.
My Verdict: Onalytica will not only help you find influencers, but you can also build relationships with them and engage them.
Official Website: http://content.onalytica.com/
Coschedule has many tools that will help you. You may have heard of their headline analyzer. But there are many other tools by them you need to know about. And one of them is their marketing calendar.
This content calendar software will let you schedule your social media posts more easily. You can run different social media campaigns and also use templates to make your job easier.
My Verdict: Coschedule has always provided the best tools and you can’t just avoid it.
Official Website: http://coschedule.com/
This tool will surely make your life easier. Percolate is an all-in-one marketing tool to plan, create and execute your marketing.
It has many features like social publishing, monitoring, engagement and much more.
My Verdict: If you are tired of using different tools for different purposes, then move to this one. All your work will be done without any problems.
Official Website: https://percolate.com/
MACSocial made social media marketing with their wide variety of features. You can monitor your brand mentions and engagement, upload and manage your own images with their visual content library and even access over 70 million stock photos.
This tool has many features that I can even mention. Moreover you can use this tool for free.
My Verdict: This tool is amazing and has many awesome features which you would love to use.
Official Website: http://mavsocial.com/
Social Media Lead Generation Tools
Socedo is a must-use tool to generate leads from social media. This tool will make find prospects on social media very easy.
Here is a demo of this tool:
Moreover you can do split testing to experiment what works for you so that you can increase your conversion rates.
My Verdict: This is the best tool I’ve found to generate leads from social media.
Official Website: http://www.socedo.com/
Build promotion apps hassle-free with this tool. You can create contests, deals and much more to engage people and generate leads.
You can use this tool to do great wonders. Some of the best apps you can use with this tool are photo contest app, Instagram photo contest app, coupon app, social review app and much more.
My Verdict: With such a variety of apps in just one tool, you can easily grow leads and maximize conversions and revenues.
Official Website: https://www.tabsite.com/
Other Social Media Tools
Bitly is a URL shortener that will help you shorten links before you share them. Then you can measure your link analytics.
My Verdict: I would highly recommend you to use this tool. There are many other link shortener tools but I find this one the best.
Official Website: https://bitly.com/
Cyfe is an online dashboard which can be used for many purposes. But it works perfect for monitoring all your social media analytics and marketing.
You can connect apps and add widgets to your dashboard. You can connect many apps and add as many widgets as you want.
My Verdict: This tool is really cool for anyone who wants to monitor everything from just one dashboard.
Official Website: http://www.cyfe.com/
Can’t find email addresses of influencers? Well don’t worry because Email Hunter will do this job for you in just a few seconds.
You can add their chrome extension and get email addresses from any website.
My Verdict: This tool gives you the correct email addresses from any website and helps save a lot of time.
Official Website: https://emailhunter.co/
You can create simple personas with this app. It’s free to use and saves your time.
My Verdict: Instead of wasting hours creating personas on Word or any other software, use this tool to do your job faster.
Official Website: http://personapp.io/
You need to start using this tool right now! This is because you can get all your contact’s information right in your Gmail.
This free add-on for Chrome and Firefox will save your time and help you a lot.
My Verdict: Rapportive is really great and you can connect with people on LinkedIn right from your Gmail. How cool is that!
Official Website: https://rapportive.com/
This powerful social media tool will boost your conversions. With this tool, you can add simple call-to-action on any web page you share. This will help you engage with your followers.
You can add a button that links to your website on the webpage you share. Then you can monitor your engagement and keep track of clicks and conversions.
My Verdict: Not using a tool like this is the biggest mistake you could ever make. You can actually get traffic to your website by sharing others’ content. How can you turn this down?
Official Website: http://snip.ly/
Wrapping It Up
So this was the MASSIVE list of the best social media tools. Now, it’s obvious that you will not use all of the tools but this list will help you find all the best tools and pick the perfect ones for you.
With this big list, you will never have to search around the web for social media tools. All the tools are here and I would recommend you to bookmark this page for future reference.
If any tool is missing from this list you can mention it in the comments. I will check the tool and add it in the list.
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My name is Ahfaz Ahmed. I am a Blogger and Internet Marketer. I test the different strategies shared by experts and tell if it really works.