5 Simple Tools for Growing a Quality Social Media Page 

 September 17, 2017

By  Julian

5 Simple Tools for Growing a Quality Social Media Page

This is a guest post by Rachel McPherson.

Social media marketing continues to be one of the essential online marketing strategies. Gaining a competitive advantage and reaching the top ranks on the ever-increasing market is, to say the least, a challenging task.

That’s why social media can help you build awareness of your brand and make it more visible to the audience you want to target. Are you looking for the way how to upscale your social media pages?

#1. ActiveCollab


ActiveCollab is a simple and yet powerful marketing project management software that helps your team stay organized and produce best possible results within desired budget and timelines. With ActiveCollab you can easily delegate your tasks to the rest of the team and help your team stay on the track by having a clear overview of every single step they make during the project development.

Besides features like time-tracking and task management, it allows your team to give their feedback directly on their tasks and collaborate with ease. Also, it enables you to involve your client into the project, provide him with an insight into all the stages of the project and let him invoice once the project is completed.

Top Features

  • Reporting - allows you to keep track of all your invoices, payments, projects and tasks.
  • Task management (My work) - gives you a clear overview of all the updates and all the tasks you are assigned to in one place.
  • Time tracking
  • Invoicing

#2. BuzzSumo


BuzzSumo is an excellent tool that every social media expert must have in their toolbox. It’s a research and monitoring tool that gives you a clear overview which content is performing and helps you find influencers across social media channels.

It allows you to find the most shared content on social media platforms and get notified about keywords, brand names, links, author name or domain. In addition, it enables you to track your competitor’s content performance and do the detailed comparative analysis. This will not only help you gauge your content performance but will help you identify the areas you should be working on in order to improve your social media marketing efforts.

Top Features

  • Content Insights - it helps you find the content that resonates with your audience.
  • Content Research and Planning - it enables you make content research faster and easier.
  • Competitor Research - it lets you know what content is getting tractions for your competitors and it keeps you on top of new and trending content.
  • Brand Monitoring - maintaining brand consistency across platforms.

#3. Buffer


Buffer is probably the most popular social media tool that lets you share your content easily on a number of social media channels. With Buffer, you can share to multiple social media accounts from one place, schedule your posts in advance and create optimized posting schedules. Also, you can add videos and images to posts or even create your own visuals.

Buffer gives you the ability to maintain a consistent presence on social, so you can build your following and track influencers with ease. Finally, track engagement and interactions on the posts you shared so you can evaluate its performance on a variety of social accounts and improve your agile project management.

Top Features

  • Detailed Social Analytics - gives you the data you need to keep getting better on social media.
  • Custom Scheduling - lets you target the right audience with the right content.
  • Multiple Social Networks - it offers options for including several social networks like Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter.
  • Business and Agency plans.

#4. Visage


Visage is a web-based information design tool which enables your team to create custom and professional graphics and the ultimate brand template system without using the service of professional web-design team. It allows your social marketing team to create infographics, e-books, reports, social graphics and makes brand consistency easy to replicate.

It does not only offer a drag-and-drop feature but also offers a great library of images you can use for your social media posts. Visage will help your team create more appealing, eye-catching images that will have a major impact on your target audience.

Top Features

  • Google Sheets integration
  • Editable designs
  • Maintaining brand consistency and good design
  • Drag-and-drop to improve editing experience

#5. Hootsuite


HootSuite is a well-known player in the field of social media analytics tools space which empowers businesses to develop powerful social media marketing strategies and triumph in their marketing efforts. With HootSuite, you can manage all your social media accounts at one place without having to memorize many passwords.

With HootSuite, your company can post updates and connect with your customer base and have a clear overview of responses on more than thirty social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, Twitter. On top of that, HootSuite helps you measure your social ROI which should help you make smarter marketing decisions, upscale your business and grow your revenue.

Top Features

  • Platform integration
  • Social media monitoring and listening
  • Scheduling
  • Engagement
  • Analytics
  • Collaboration
  • Tool integration


In the sea of social media marketing tools, finding the ones that will work for your business is not an easy task.

However, if you invest in this set of tools you will undoubtedly streamline and consolidate your next social media marketing campaign.

Guest Author: Rachel is currently working as the vice president of communications at ActiveCollab. After finishing her master’s degree in Communications she pursued a career in the digital industry, most notably in marketing and public relations. Her work portfolio can be accessed by clicking here.

About Julian

Julian started his first blog way back in the summer of 2014. He is very passionate about building websites and watching them grow. He has made many mistakes over the years and is now dedicated to sharing his knowledge on Blogging Aid so he can help beginner and intermediate bloggers become successful bloggers.

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