Are you in search of a well-organised way to publish your social media posts? Do you have mental overload regarding the hassles of switching from one social media network to the other just to post updates for your target audience?


Stop right now. because there is a solution to that problem. There is what we call social media scheduling platforms that can help you make your posts seen punctually for your online visitors.


The digital world has numerous social media scheduling tools to offer you. We are helping you refine your search by giving you the list of five scheduling platforms for this year.

1. Hootsuite 

When it comes to social media managing, Hootsuite is always one of the best platforms. This channel has a free trial version and a mobile application available for download should you need to use your phone for scheduling your content. It supports Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, MailChimp, and WordPress. So, it saves you all the trouble since you can just set up the time for publishing your posts across the different social media channels in just one click. The plus side of Hootsuite is that it has a feature that permits you to schedule posts across all platforms and manages it at the same time. This can be done even without logging in to your different social media profiles. That saves a lot of time. In other words, you got an all-in-one tool.


2. SEMrush

SEMrush is also an all-in-one social media tool that offers scheduling features making it convenient for you to realize your goals. The SEMrush calendar allows you to schedule your content in an organized way. The plus side of using SEMrush is that you have the option to track the activity of your competitors making it easy for you to learn from their strategies in terms of post scheduling. You can track 20 competitors and see how they are doing it. That way, you are not only learning but you are also improving. SEMrush also offers a free trial version. Moreover, SEMrush is available for scheduling on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Pinterest.


3. Canva

Canva made it big this year. From designs to reports, now its latest feature is a scheduling tool. The content planner allows you to schedule the posting of your content ahead of time.  This feature is only available to Canva Pro or Enterprise which is a paid version of said platform. Moreover, this feature supports posting for Facebook, Pinterest, Slack, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Tumbler. With the Content Planner feature, you have the option to choose or create a design that you wanted to publish in the future.


4.
Loomly

Loomly’s scheduling tool is based on a Calendar. The Calendar allows you to plan the publishing of your content and save it, too. The advantage of Loomly is that you have the option to edit your post should you need it to be well-polished and it saves your edits as well. If your previous post has made a good impression, you may reschedule it with Loomly. This saves time and effort rather than re-doing the process for scheduling. Loomly comes in an application and has a free 15-day trial version. It supports Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, GMB, Pinterest, and TikTok.


5.
Later

Later publishes on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. However, they are doing better with Instagram making them the Number 1 Instagram Scheduler. Planning your content with Later is very good as it has this “drog and drop” feature allowing you to just drag the content and drop it on the calendar where you want it to be posted. Although it publishes on other platforms, on Instagram, it has an auto-publish option. Later also analyzes the performance of your content. So there is no need for you to check your profile to see the statistics of your posts. Later has a free trial version and a mobile application.


The evolution of digital marketing has paved way for the birth of these social media scheduling platforms. Each has advantages and mostly runs on a free trial version which prohibits you to check its functionality based on the media channels you signed up for. The information about the paid plans can be accessed on each platform’s official site. Nevertheless, these scheduling tools were developed for better planning and get the best out of your organic reaches. 

Do you need help with scheduling your posts? Our team is here to help you. Send us a message.

 

 

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