Published On: Sat, Apr 7th, 2012

Social Media Management with HootSuite

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HootSuite is a social media management system by which a user can use many social networking sites at one time. It was created by Ryan Holmes in 2008 and it provides an opportunity to use all the services of different social networks simultaneously which are required to be used at one time so HootSuite has made the use of social media web sites very convenient. Hoot suite can be used by the person having accounts on Facebook, twitter, Myspace, Google+ etc. It analyses social media traffic and saves a lot of time as you don’t have to separately open these sites, in HootSuite you only have to switch from one tab to another to check news updates etc.

How to use HootSuite for Social Media Management

There are few steps which will be very help full for new users of hoot suite and will provide them some additional information. Follow the following steps:

1)      At the home page click “Sign up now”. Enter your required information, and then click “Create Account”.

2)  Go to “Settings” select “Social Networks” and click the “Add Social Network” button. Now you can start adding networks. First, click the Launch Bar at the top left corner.

3)      To access the HootSuite Launch Menu, click the Launch Bar on the lower or upper left corner of your screen.

4)      Now, it’s the time to start posting updates. First, click “Compose” and type a message. Then, select a social network from the list on the right and click “Send Now”.

5)  You’ll also want to add a column or stream to start monitoring your networks. Click the “+ Add Streams” button at the top of the page to create a column for Home Feed, Mentions, Search, etc.

6)  Hover your mouse over a tweet, and choose to reply, retweet, or direct message by clicking the buttons that appear in the top right corner.

7)      Want to see more? Take a look at the toggle bar near the top right corner of your screen. Shift right or left to adjust column widths so you can fit more.

Advantages of Hoot suite

Hoot suite has brought the whole world of social media under one umbrella and has helped multiple users to work on a single account without sharing the passwords of their accounts.It has also helped entrepreneurs and managers to make their daily meetings and work schedules and send 50 or more unique messages to different people without leaving their account.

HootSuite is a very fast working platform which can keep the records of all ongoing updates and conversations which can be displayed by only one click, like in Facebook’s comments. Thousands of people are using HootSuite social media dashboard and its users are increasing day by day.

 

 

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