Social Media Tools


I’m often asked about the social media tools I use to manage various aspects of online marketing, so I decided to create this page with all the information in one place.  I currently use or have used all of the resources on this page and I have highlighted the products and services I am currently using.  Nick Q's social media tools

Some of these links are affiliate links, which means I may get a commission if you purchase.  However, none of the fees of these resources have been increased to compensate me.

 

Blogging:

WordPress – The #1 Blog Publishing Platform. Free and easily customizable with wonderful support. All of my blogs use WordPress.

WooThemes – The ultimate resource for premium looking WordPress themes.  Easy themes to use and install with some great support plugins for design, e-commerce, marketing, etc.

 

Design:

Canva – makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more

 

Hosting and Domain tools:

GoDaddy (aff) – Providing 1-Click WordPress installs for your domain and hosting package.  New Customers get 25% off at GoDaddy.com!

Moz.com – Moz’s software makes inbound marketing easy. Track SEO, social, brand, and content marketing. See what to do next – and learn how to do it!

 

Social Media Posting Tools:

HootSuite – A social media dashboard that help you track, manage, and schedule posts.

BufferApp – Schedule posts and Tweets throughout the day and you can even preset the distribution times.

TweetDeck – TweetDeck is the most powerful Twitter tool for tracking real-time conversations

 

Social Media Search Tools:

Tagboard – Cross platform Hashtag search engine

Social Mention – Real time social media search and analysis

 

Social Media Analytics:

Simply Measured – The leading social media analytics provider of in-depth measurement and reporting across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and many more.

Tailwind – Pinterest analytics dashboard and posting tools

 

Email Subscriptions and Marketing:

Aweber (aff) – The internet’s most powerful email opt-in service and email marketing/broadcasting tool. This is what I use to build my email list and newsletter.

 

Online Advertising:

Adsense – Make money by placing relevant ads on your website that are generated from advertisers using Google Adwords. This is free to use, but you have to register for an account.

 

Website Protection for WordPress:

Better WP – The easiest, most effective way to secure WordPress. Improve the security of any WordPress site in seconds.

 

Video /Screen Capture software:

Camtasia Studio – Screen recording and Video editing software