social media toolsDo you use Slack?

Want to streamline communication with team members and clients?

There are a number of third-party apps and add-ons to help you customize Slack to fit your marketing team’s needs.

In this article, you’ll discover eight apps for social media marketers using Slack.

apps and add ons to customize slack for marketing

Discover eight apps to customize Slack for social media marketers.

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social media how toDo you use Twitter to find prospects?

Looking for a better way to organize relevant conversations?

You can use your favorite RSS reader to monitor customized Twitter searches, Twitter lists, and hashtags that relate to your business.

In this article, you’ll discover how to set up RSS feeds to easily monitor and manage a steady flow of Twitter leads.

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Discover how to to set up RSS feeds to easily manage Twitter leads.

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social media toolsAre you looking to simplify management of your social activities? If so, then Ifttt is for you.

Don’t be put off by Ifttt’s crazy name. This is one handy tool that you should definitely know about.

Ifttt stands for “If this, then that,” which is a very basic way of explaining the site’s whole premise.

With very little effort on your part, Ifttt will connect your online accounts and services to create triggered events. After setting a trigger from one service, you can create a task to be activated automatically when the trigger goes off.

ifttt dashboard

Ifttt lets us common people work with scary Internet codes like APIs without ever knowing it.

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social media how toDo you need a better way to manage the monitoring of your social media? Don’t want to spend a lot of money? How about a free alternative?

Keep reading to learn how…

Google Alerts has its uses, but it is simply not effective as a stand-alone tool for monitoring social media conversations on a day-to-day basis. Dozens of paid options exist, including Radian6, SAS and Lithium.

However, with an RSS reader and some Internet savvy, you can build a powerful social media listening post at no cost. This article will show you how.

Knowing where your company is mentioned online, who’s doing the mentioning and how others are responding is crucial to 1) understanding the “buzz” about you, 2) addressing complaints and negative mentions quickly, 3) knowing the impact (or lack thereof) of your marketing efforts, and 4) shaping social media marketing efforts to reach the right people (key influencers) on their preferred platform.

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