By all accounts, Social media is likely to stay and carry over the next decade in to the world of marketing, and it is projected to penetrate all aspects of work and life. As we approach 2017, social-media experts have already started forecasting the direction of Social media and its implications in the coming year.
However, the prospect of splurging a fortune on paid social media can prove to be slightly unnerving for small and budding businesses. Not to mention, with the escalating number of features and social networks, paid social isn’t the only factor determining the budget pertaining to social media marketing. In addition to money, time is of the essence when it comes to executing a full-blown strategy and creating a snackable content. So what’s the solution for businesses operating on a shoe string budget?
One thing that all small business owners don’t have a lot of, is time! One of the biggest advantages of social media marketing is to communicate effectively and stay relevant to your audience. In terms of task handling, this might prove to be a hard nut to crack for small businesses, as they often find themselves in the lurch, juggling myriad tasks at once.
However, it’s that time of the year again to add new tools to our social media arsenals that can turn out to be game-changers, and organize our social-media tool boxes in terms of how effective a platform is for certain strategic business objectives. We have rounded up 10 best recommended social-media tools to help small businesses test the waters of social media, stay organized and retain their sanity. If you haven’t added these to your game plan yet, it’s high time to do it now!