Social media management can be a daunting task, specially for those who are new to the social network and those who are just starting their businesses. As difficult as it is, it is equally important too!! A business can benefit a lot from social media marketing. Including but not limited to increasing brand awareness, customer loyalty and reach. Proper marketing can do wonders to your business and your brand. Here are a few tools that are free of cost you can use to increase your social influence.. there are also paid tools, but we’ll save that for another blog post.

  1. SumAll
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    Sumall, the sum of all social media platforms you own

    SumAll is a tool that has been designed with small business owners in mind. Its free plan allows its users to connect with 42 different services. Including social media champions like Facebook, Twitter and instagram. It gives the ability to measure and monitor impacts in major social networking platforms and keeps its users up-to-date with email updates and an easy to use dashboard.

  2. IFTTT
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    Short for If This Then That, IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections.Using what are known as “Recipes” by taking a “Trigger” (the “this” part). A blog post to trigger a facebook photo upload and similar stuffs. Connecting different services together, IFTTT allows its users to automate the internet platforms.  With 132 channels that include social media networks and businesses like eBay and Best Buy, users can also choose from hundreds of recipes or create and share their own.
  3. Easel.ly
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    Infographics can help convey rich information in a nifty manner. Statistical data, survey reports and information arranged in an interactive manner can boost credibility and increase site traffic.Easel.ly was launched in 2013, over 300,000 users have already created thousands of infographics. You can too!! and for free!! 🙂 All you have to do is select one of the free templates and start plugging in your data.

What are the tools you use? Let us know in the comments! 🙂