By Ashleigh Cue
With so many social media platforms, it can be extremely hard to keep up with it all: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus. They are all constantly putting out new information from people we want to hear from. They are also full of people who may want to hear from us. The need to update and maintain multiple different social media accounts is the reason multimedia managers exist. Multimedia managers allow users to manage multiple social media accounts.
There are many different multimedia managers available, but one of the more popular ones is Hootsuite, with over 6 million users. Hootsuite has both a free version and a paid version. For the average social media user, the free version will provide all the necessary tools to manage their social media accounts.
One of the great things that Hootsuite allows is sending one message to multiple different accounts. Hootsuite allows users to send messages through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, WordPress and Instagram. The user can select what social media accounts they want to send the message through. Hootsuite also allows users to shrink links to minimize characters used.
In addition to sending messages from multiple accounts, Hootsuite allows the user to set up customized feeds, or streams, from different social media accounts. For instance, the user can have a feed for any messages using the hashtag #THT or a stream of their Facebook timeline.
There are many other useful features that Hootsuite provides, like a scheduling feature, which allows users to schedule messages to be sent out ahead of time. It also allows users to analyze their social media data. While most users may not find this feature too helpful, it is great for businesses. Hootsuite also has an app available on iPhones and Androids.
Hootsuite is a great tool for anyone needing to manage multiple different social media platforms. It can be used by individuals, businesses and organizations. Hootsuite can help users organize, manage and maintain their social media presence without sacrificing a lot of time.
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