Twitter is a resourceful social media platform to connect with prospective customers and acquire leads. It enables businesses and brands to develop conversations in real time with an audience that is interested in their product or service offers.
However, monitoring the conversations real time and making an optimal use of your Twitter account goes can be challenging. There are lots of tools that help with twitter account management. Most of them are not free. However we have selected top 5 free twitter tools that a lot of social media and industry experts recommend.
On twitter, you will notice that unless you shorten website links in your posts they will appear as a long unsightly mess. Quite frankly, having a long link shortens the number of characters available for your tweet. Bit.ly is just a URL shortening service which addresses this issue and offer even a number of other insightful features.
A free Bit.ly account will give you access to a dashboard where you can shorten and share links to multiple Twitter accounts. You can also see the stats for any Bit.ly links you share through your dashboard
Buffer is a smart way to tweet. This tool enables you to schedule your tweets with an even spread throughout the day to ensure you don’t flood the time lines of your followers with lots of tweets .You can also get great analytics on your tweets which will help determine what your audience loves or doesn’t.
- CO TWEET
CoTweet, is considered a Twitter marketing tool for companies who want to engage, track, and analyze conversations about their brand. The free version allows you to manage your Twitter accounts, collaborate with multiple users, track clicks and limited analytics, schedule tweets, keep conversation history for 30 days, and more.
HootSuite is a very powerful tool as far as Twitter management is concerned, and is also quite popular amongst the social media elites. It is a freemium tool, meaning that you can use the free plan if you have fewer than five social profiles to manage.
- TWITTER FEED
Twitterfeed allows you to add RSS feeds (yours and others) to be shared automatically through your Twitter, Facebook, and other social media accounts each time there is a new update to them. You can customize the tweets to show the title of the new post, the link (shortened by your preferred URL shortener), and even add a RT @username or via @username so you let the blogger know you’re always tweeting their posts. It’s a great way to curate content for your audience automatically, but just be careful that the blogs whose feeds you use always publish quality content.
Have you used any FREE Twitter tool that was beneficial to your businesss? kindly add a description in the comments section below. We always look forward to hearing from you