Which Social Media Scheduling Platform Is Best?

social media schedulingUsing a social media scheduling platform is so helpful in managing your accounts and staying on top of your posts, comments, likes, and more. There are many scheduling platforms you can use, so you may be wondering which ones are best for your operations.

Read on to learn about the seven best social media scheduling platforms to find one ideal for your needs!

1. Hootsuite

Hootsuite is one of the most popular social media scheduling platforms out there. With Hootsuite you’re able to:

  • Plan your content
  • Craft messages for your social posts
  • Schedule posts on a calendar
  • Monitor your activity and engage with followers on all networks
  • Organize everything so all team members are on the same page
  • Join Hootsuite academy to stay up to date on industry trends

The three profiles that Hootsuite offers range from $29/month to $600/month!

2. Buffer

Another common social media scheduling platform is Buffer. This platform allows you to visually plan your posts, measure and report your performance, create and save hashtags, and receive in-depth insights on how you can grow your brand.

Buffer offers two different paths for their services:

  • Publish – planning, creating and posting your content
  • Analyze – reporting on your social media performance analysis

For the publishing services, the price ranges from $15/month to $99/month. For the analysis services, the price ranges from $35/month to $50/month.

3. Loomly

Loomly is a clean and straightforward scheduling tool. You can create your own posts right on the interface or pull in post ideas from RSS feeds. This platform posts on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google My Business.

Loomly’s services include:

  • Analytics
  • Automated publishing
  • Content management
  • Customer targeting
  • Keyword filtering
  • Multi-account management
  • Post scheduling
  • Customer engagement

Loomly offers four different pricing packages. These range from basic at $25/month to enterprise at $249/month. As the packages increase in amount, they become more complex in the number of users, accounts, ad budgets and more.

4. AgoraPulse

With an extremely friendly interface and clear tutorials on its features, AgoraPulse is another great social media management tool. What makes AgoraPulse so unique is how it shows comments, mentions, conversations and reviews relating to your different social accounts.

A lot of power from this platform comes from its bulk feature allowing you to import many posts. You can view your followers, label them, and see all of your engagements with them!

AgoraPulses schedules content with Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

The pricing includes four different packages after a 28-day trial. They range from Medium at $99/month to Enterprise at $499/month.

5. Promo Republic

If you are interested in improving visuals in your posts, Promo Republic is the tool for you! You can design intricate posts right in the interface without leaving to pull graphics from another software.

Promo Republic allows you to organize your posts across a calendar, view your content on the display, and customize it to your liking. Also, this platform provides you with post ideas if you just can’t think of what to do!

The channels Promo Republic works with are Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest.

After a 14-day trial, the four-payment packages range from Solo at $9/month to Advanced at $189/month. You can also purchase twenty content templates for $149!

6. Sprout Social

Sprout Social is a very professional management system that targets large organizations with heavy-duty needs! You can create content, add graphics, incorporate links, schedule posts, and then add everything into your calendar.

A unique feature of Sprout Social is that you can view industry trends and insights from social conversations. This helps you to generate ideas for your marketing strategy!

Sprout Social works with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.

After a 30-day trial, the three paid packages range from Standard at $99/user/month to Advanced at $249/user/month.

7. CoSchedule

CoSchedule is a great platform if you are wanting to get the most out of your small window of time! This platform extends its abilities by also providing scheduling and organizing for blog content and other marketing strategies as well.

CoSchedule offers:

  • A blog calendar where you can organize your blog and schedule posts on both the site and social. This is priced at $13/month.
  • A marketing calendar that allows you to view all of your marketing efforts in one area. This includes blogs, emails, social updates, and more, and is priced at $24/month.
  • A marketing suite that contains a marketing calendar, content organizer, social organizer, work organizer and asset organizer.

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This post was written and edited by employees at Sixth City Marketing, a full-service SEO and digital marketing agency helping clients across industries such as manufacturing, ecommerce, and many others since 2010.

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