A while ago I was writing an article about Social Media Tools that are helping me in my daily freelance jobs.
Since then I’ve managed to diversify my portfolio of clients, from e-commerce businesses, financial advisors to hospitality. My daily tasks are also more diverse now: paid advertising & remarketing, social media presence, crowdfunding campaigns and so on.
Here is the long list of tools that are helping me achieve my goals, so hold on tight:
It’s a tool that automates your social media marketing effort. You need to select the relevant interest categories that matter to you and your audience, connect it to Buffer.com and you’re done. Quuu will post on Twitter, LinkedIn or your Facebook Page.
Cyfe is an Online Business Dashboard. You can add custom widgets like: Advertising (Google Adwords, Bing Adwords), RSS Feed, Email (Gmail, Mailchimp), Monitoring (Google Alerts, Trends) and so on. It’s “one in all” type of tool. Rather than spending your time on all these websites, you have one platform that does it all.
A bit similar to Sumome.com but with fewer functionalities. Nevertheless, you can easily follow your site performance with heatmaps. You can create polls (Sumome.com doesn’t have this functionality) and custom surveys. Lastly, you can set up your sales funnel and see how it’s performing.
If you want to talk to your customers in real-time than Zopim is the answer. You can track visitors, customize the pop-up message and it’s really easy to integrate. So far it’s the best tool on the market.
Grow your email list through Viral Giveaways for WordPress. You need to set it up on WordPress and your giveaways will be promoted to your visitors. You have the schedule functionality available.
Find thousands of influencers & leads instantly in any country, from business leads, Instagram Influencers to Twitter Influencers. Unfortunately, this is not a free tool, but you have the 14 Days Free Trial. It’s one of the best tools if you are a professional blogger or small business.
Another tool to find the best bloggers and influencers, manage your relationships and measure the value of your content.
Similar to Ninja Outreach, this is one of the best tools on the market to find influencers or bloggers. You can use it also as inspiration for next blog posts, finding content or see what’s trending.
Another tool for mapping influencers’ network to surface the people and content that drive more effective marketing. They have an impressive list of clients: IBM, Hubspot, Unilever or Adobe.
It’s a Media Search, Monitoring & Relationship Management tool. You can search and pitch media influencers based on tweets and news articles.
The SEO Spider is a small desktop program you can install locally on your PC, Mac or Linux machine which spiders websites’ links, images, CSS, script and apps from an SEO perspective.
Another great tool to analyze your SEO performance, plus it’s free.
It’s an asset tool for entrepreneurs to get media coverage for their businesses.
PR Log is an online press release distribution and press release submission service. It can also help you write your Press Release.
Identify and contact journalists, bloggers and freelancers around the world, monitor the news and build reports on your PR efforts.
This is one of my favorite tool to find journalists to write about your startup.
HARO provides journalists with a robust database of sources for upcoming stories and daily opportunities for sources to secure valuable media coverage. You can either be a source for journalists or you can be a journalist.
#7. Going Viral
Thunderclap is the first crowd-speaking platform. If you reach your supporter goal, Thunderclap will blast out a timed Twitter, Facebook, or Tumblr post from all your supporters, creating a wave of attention. It can be used by individuals, private companies or organizations.
A similar tool as Thunderclap. Also, your message is distributed when you reach your goal.
#8. Email Client
If you are a Windows user this is the ultimate email client for you. Since I work a lot in Asana with my clients, Mailbird has an awesome integration with 3rd parties like Asana, Evernote, Whatsapp, Facebook, Google Calendar or Google Docs. Also, they have some kick ass themes if you’re a fan of Game of Thrones for e.g.