Maintaining an online social media presence can be overwhelming, depending on how many profiles you manage and how often you want to post on them. But, it’s the best way to create and grow a following, to spread brand awareness and to get your message out there, showing your followers who you are and what makes you different from the crowd.

We’ve put together a list of the Social Media Schedulers that we think are worth your consideration. There’s a variety of prices and platforms covered.

1. Social Oomph

Supported Networks:
Social Media: Discord, Facebook, LinkedIn, Mastodon, Pinterest, Reddit, StockTwits.
Blogs: Twitter, Medium, Shopify, Tumblr, WordPress.com, WordPress.org

Price Plans:
Free 30-day trial.
Free.  1 social profile.  0 blogs.
$15 p/m.  1 social profile.  1 blog.
$25 p/m.  10 social profiles.  5 blogs.
$55 p/m.  20 social profiles.  10 blogs.

Mobile App:
No.

Pros: 
SocialOomph has been updated recently manage and schedule posts in advance, generate leads with social contests. You can now attach multiple images to a post, great for Instagram and Facebook. Analytics and bulk uploading are available with some plans. Up to 30 social media profiles available with the paid plans. Unlimited scheduled posts.

Cons:
Only one social media channel is available with the free plan. No customisable branding or third-party integration.

2. HootSuite

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Supported Networks:
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn WordPress, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest

Price Plans:
Free 30-day trial.
Free.  3 profiles. 1 user
£25 p/m.  10 profiles.  1 user.
£99 p/m.  20 profiles.  3 users.
£520 p/m.  35 profiles.  5-10 users.
£price on demand.  Custom solutions.

Pros:
You can shorten URL’s. Create ads in app. Bulk uploading with paid plans.  Warning email when free trial is ending. Monitor keywords and usernames. Custom analytics, exportable reports. 24/7 support (with some plans). Customisable branding, search functionality and third party integration.

Cons:
Can’t attach more than one image at the moment, which isn’t great for Facebook and Instagram. Only 30 scheduled posts available in free version.

3. Sprout Social

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Supported Networks:
Social Media:
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest.
Other integrations: ZenDesk, Bitly, Google Analytics, Uservoice, Feedly, Hubspot.

Price Plans:
30-day free trial.
$99 p/m. 5 social profiles.
$149 pm.  10 social profiles.
$249 p/m.  10 social profiles.  

Mobile App:
Yes.

Pros:
Social media analytics. Monitor profiles, keywords and locations. Trend and engagement reports. Advanced Keywords reports. Analytics and reports. Easy to read interface. Filter by profile. Near real-time analytics. Comprehensive reports

Cons:
No free plan available. Limited social networks available including Instagram, which is a big one.

4. Zoho Social

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Supported Networks:
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google My Business, and Instagram.

Price Plans:
Free trial period.
£8 p/m.  2 team members.  1 brand (6 social profiles).
£20 p/m.  3 team members.  1 brand (6 social profiles).
£160 p/a.  5 team members.  10 brands (60 social profiles).
£240 p/a.  5 team members.  20 brands (120 social profiles).

Mobile App:
Yes.

Pros:
Search relevant keywords. Facebook lead ads, advanced reporting features, a SocialShare browser plugin, and CRM integrations. URL shortener. Publishing calendar (some profiles only). Real time integration with profiles. Easy to use on desktop and mobile.

Cons:
No bulk posting available. No connection to YouTube. 

5. Tweetdeck

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Supported Networks:
Twitter.

Price Plans:
Free.

Mobile App:
No.

Pros:
Great if you only use twitter. Choice of twitter or Bitly to shorten urls. Real time integration. Monitors brand mentions. Add team members to plans. Comprehensive dashboard.

Cons:
Only supports Twitter so no good if you want to keep track of any other social profiles.

6. Friendsplus.me

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Supported Networks:
Facebook, LinkedIn profiles & company pages, Twitter, Tumbler, Pinterest.

Price Plans:
Free trial available.
Free.  1 user.  2 profiles.  5 scheduled posts.
$9 p/m.  10 users.  5 profiles.  500 scheduled posts.
$29 p/m.  20 users.  15 profiles.  1500 scheduled posts.
$59 p/m.  30 users.  30 profiles.  3000 scheduled posts.
$259 p/m.  50 users.  120 profiles.  5000 scheduled posts.

Mobile App:
Yes

Pros:
Add additional profiles for a small monthly cost without having to upgrade monthly account. Browser extensions and desktop applications available. Link shortening integration.

Cons:
Free profile can only schedule 5 posts at any one time.

 

Any Last Words

We have already discussed ways to maximise your social media presence and with lots and lots of choice you really need to take the time to do some research and see what you really want to get out of your social media scheduler, how much effort you want to put in, what profiles you need to maintain and how much you want to spend per month (and if you want to spend anything at all)!

Do you use a scheduler from our list already, or have we missed out your favourite? Why don’t you comment below and tell us about it.

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