Here’s a compilation of cool tools and apps for marketers. While many are free or have no charge trials, some are subscription models. I think you’ll find each of them worth trying.
Helpful Apps for Marketers and Small Businesses
Twitter Monthly Content Calendar for Marketers
Twitter for Business has provided a downloadable outline for a month’s worth of weekday tweet ideas to help marketers plan what to post every day. It’s not specific to any month, but can be used to plan content for any month. It even includes fun holidays. An extremely cool business tool!. For more useful business tools visit wrice.
Free Hashtag Tracking Tool that monitors hashtag performance for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and more.
Askaway open-source remote work tool developed by Myplanet that allows businesses to more easily and efficiently ask and answer questions during large video conferences. It can be used alongside any video conferencing service (Zoom, Google Hangouts, Blue Jeans, etc.)
Attendees can upvote questions, which can be asked anonymously.
Tribe Small Business Browser Extension is a very cool, no charge tool to help consumers easily identify products sold by small businesses and/or cruelty-free companies on Amazon.
It appears as a small box in the corner of their browser window, alerting the shopper to the same or similar products offered by a small business. The new tool is currently available for download on Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.
A new tool for managing and optimizing your business for Google Maps. Specific features include:
- Dashboard detailing 18 months of metrics, including views, visit, direction requests and estimated revenue
- Single and multi-location optimization
- Intelligent recommendations to adjust listing features to match customer behavior
- CTA’s to improve/update photos, respond to customer reviews and publish specific content on Maps listing(s) to improve search performance and engagement
How to check your devices for stalkerware
Wired Magazine has detailed instructions for how to check your phone, laptop and online accounts to be sure no one is snooping on you. If you know how, you can find software tools that are designed to be hidden and difficult to detect.
Booklets.io is an Instagram library of sorts that combines education-oriented posts on social media into bite-sized learnings around product design, UX, marketing and branding, among other things.
Bonus Link: 7 Great Marketing Apps You Should Know