What are the best social media automation tools?

  1. #1
    Written on May 18, 2017
    Edison He
    "I think this is a MUST HAVE for any serious social media connoisseur. It's important to know the right times to make a post so that your content can have the best chance of being seen by your followers, and Buffer provides such an easy solution to this problem. If you want to schedule posts to appear at a certain time then this is perfect for you."
  2. #2
    Written on October 9, 2017
    Betty Su
    "I have been using Hootsuite in my work as a social media manager for a few months now. It has better features than the tool I used previously, which didn't add time-saving value at all. I can even do my job on the company-paid smartphone while walking down the street with Hootsuite."
  3. #3
    Written on March 4, 2017
    Luis Cárdenas
    "Zapier allows me to keep track and schedule my activity on social media. I sometimes think of posting something and then realize the timing isn't right. With Zapier, I am able to write a post and schedule it for when I feel comfortable to post it."
  1. #4


    Written on May 12, 2017
    Chirag Dutta
    "I think Tweepi just does the job. Many people would use this tool to find relevant users but I think the importnat part of the tool is that you can easily do many types of analyzes in Twitter. It is a really good social media research tool."
  2. #5
    Automate Ads

    $19 - Month. Varies by plan

    Written on September 28, 2017
    Annie Zhang
    "Managing a lot of social media accounts at one time can be daunting for anybody. When it's a business it can be even more so. I decided to check out Automate Ads and can safely say that it has streamlined my business greatly."
  3. #6

    $49 - Month. Varies by plan. Free trial available

    Written on January 18, 2017
    Diya Lobo
    "This product works great -- I was able to connect so much better with my clients. I was able to see all the comments my followers posted, no matter where they posted them. I noticed my clients loved the one-on-one interaction I was able to give them. I was able to schedule my social media posts for whenever I wanted, which was great, because it allowed me to have a business and a life!"
  4. #7
    Written on April 1, 2017
    Stephen Long
    "Buying people's personal data is SUPER expensive so I use Social Harvest to track millions of people's online activity and all LEGALLY because nobody ever reads the terms of agreement forms when signing up. Even if they do, its full of the most boring legal wording that even the most self-disciplined people have problems getting through it. My ads need to be seen and Social Harvest makes that possible."
  5. #8
    Ads Espresso

    $49 - Varies by plan. Free trial available

    Written on June 10, 2017
    Ismael Guerra
    "I've seen a lot of social media automation tools these days and each one offers a new bell or whistle that promises to give you the edge and help you to take your ads to the next level. Ads Espresso is different and it really does seem to deliver on the promises it makes. I get real life input and traffic updates on the ads that I am running through social media and I can get help through Ads Espresso with tailoring my ads toward my different clients. The best part of it all is at the end of each campaign Ads Espresso can analyze my click though data and give me suggestions on changes that I should make to increase my click throughs on the ads I run."
  6. #9
    Written on February 11, 2017
    Jose Nelson
    "This software is a good fit for a up and coming business or a business that wants to expand beyond their current geographical area. The different pricing levels plus the free trials allowed me to find the best fit for my business. It provides enormous information that is helpful in understanding the direction of your business."
  7. #10
    Meet Edgar

    $49 - month. Free trial available.

    Written on September 28, 2017
    Chirag Patil
    "Edgar has really improved my social media engagement as well as my distribution of content. After some initial setup, it automatically creates and syndicates my website's content across multiple social media outlets. this is a huge time saver, and my site's traffic has increased quite a bit as a result."
  8. #11
    Written on September 28, 2017
    Cindy Shen
    "Everypost is an awesome tool to use for controlling and maintaining your social media accounts. It allows you to easily draw from other websites, like Youtube, to make comprehensive posts. Also they give you tools to monitor your accounts, allow you to collaborate with your team easily, and help you to construct posts. Very, very helpful!"
  9. #12
    Written on October 1, 2017
    Danielle Peterson
    "As a business owner thriving from social media contact, I needed a utility that would connect me to all of my clients and business information. AgoraPulse is that utility. All my needs are met quickly using this one site, I've saved lots of time and earned more money using AgoraPulse!"
  10. #13
    Written on June 20, 2017
    Hemant Mittal
    "This is a good solution. Postcron allows you to post on Facebook Pages, Facebook Groups, Facebook Events, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, Pinterest & Instagram all from one place according to the site. For this one which is a little broad as a question I might however have preferred a listing of automation tools such as at http://www.razorsocial.com/social-media-automation/"
  11. #14
    Written on April 29, 2017
    Shaurya Nair
    "This is actually a really cool little tool. Even if you don't have meaningful programming experience it allows you to automate certain actions on social media. The more I used it the more ideas I came up with for how to use it to save myself time. Like any program there will be some trial and error in getting it to do exactly what you want, but I never got so frustrated I considered nixing any "recipe" I'd started. A really fun little tool that I can see myself going back to again and again."
  12. #15

    $29 - $249

    Written on January 29, 2017
    Linda Robinson
    "The beauty of Viraltag is much more than posting that great selfie on all the social media forms.. no it is a marketing genius! You can promote your business, launch your sale, at the exact right time. Now you are in charge or what you put out there, when you put it out there, and hopefully get some feedback !"
  13. #16

    Free - $38

    Written on June 18, 2017
    Jenny Chang
    "SocialGest is one of those tools that really helps you stay organized and in control of your social media accounts. In times where social media and business accounts have become such an important source of communication, it's important to be linked into this network in an effective way, and this program allows for that."
  14. #17

    Android , iOS

    Free - with in-app purchases

    Written on April 22, 2017
    Yi Wang
    "So if you have a small business and you're trying to keep your online presence growing, you most likely are in the market for social media automation tools, right? If you're an Instagram user, you need to check out Plann. It lets you plan and schedule your Instagram activity so you can make the most of your time AND make the most of your brand! They keep adding new stuff to the app too, so check it out the minute you have the time."
  15. #18
    Written on September 28, 2017
    Rodolfo de los Santos
    "As we all know, posting your Instagram pics and thoughts is much more effective if timed properly. Timing is everything! And I never have enough time. Well, now , thanks to this app, I can flood the netwires with my images and precious thoughts right on time and I can set it all up in my spare time! Koodohs!"
  16. #19

    Android , iOS

    Free - with in-app purchases

    Written on January 2, 2017
    Samuel Pérez
    "This app is pretty neat. It does what it says it does--lets you preview and schedule posts to your Instagram account. I would like if it would let you access other social media platforms as well, but that might be added in a later update, so I'd still recommend this as well."
  17. #20

    $8.4 - $45.50/month

    Written on September 28, 2017
    Peter Owens
    "Onlypult is an easy and simple solution for anybody looking to simplify their social media posting. There are a lot of guides that can be used and the skills needed to utilize this software are minimal."
  18. #21

    $19 - $179/month

    Written on April 21, 2017
    Devansh Chopra
    "I manage social media for my workplace, and the biggest challenge I face is having to post content to various platforms on a regular basis. Autogrammer makes this process easy, as I can schedule to post automatically to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. For the social media mavens out there, this app is a lifesaver."
  19. #22
    Written on November 9, 2017
    Juan Antonio Vázquez
    "I have always wondered how to create an RSS Feed. Seeing the small orange icon often confused me. I did a search on google and found a guide on how to create an RSS Feed. Specifically it was for a Facebook fan Page. It was an easy to learn from. Even had cross tutorials on just how to make a normal feed. Its nice being able to go to one place to view most of the headlines you would be interested in."

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Best social media automation tools
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Buffer Websites 344 Free
2 Hootsuite Websites 320 Paid
3 Zapier Websites 300 Free
4 Tweepi Websites 277 Paid
5 Automate Ads Websites 264 Paid
6 Sendible Websites 245 Paid
7 Social Harvest Websites 236 Free
8 Ads Espresso Websites 206 Paid
9 Sprout Social Websites 192 Free
10 Meet Edgar Websites 176 Paid

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