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Getting Started with Hootsuite

After reading a few posts here at Persona Paper about sharing your post in Social Media (especially in Twitter ), I learned that there are a few tools and applications that help manage and schedule your tweets.

Based on the posts by BarbRad here , MegL here and Melody23 here , I have learned that there are two main applications they use for scheduling, namely HootSuite and Socialoomph .

Since I am a newbie in the Twitter world, I decided to try both applications to see which one is better for my particular needs. I am starting with HootSuite .

So far I think HootSuite is very user friendly and intuitive. I am using the free version, that is perfect for what I intent to do, which is managing a Twitter account and a Facebook account. The free version is limited to three (3) Social Networks.

It is based on a Dashboard where you can have Tabs to manage your Social Networks and each Tab has up to 10 Streams.

I am just starting to use it and will be trying to post more later as I become more familiar with the tool

© Original content by NBaquero 2014

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Comments

LynnWrites wrote on September 10, 2014, 1:21 AM

Never heard of that one..thanks for sharing that!

allen0187 wrote on September 10, 2014, 1:51 AM

Thanks for sharing this. I'll have to try this one out. Since you are on Twitter, feel free to send me a tweet so we can follow each other.

Cheers!

BarbRad wrote on September 10, 2014, 3:05 AM

I'm very happy with Hootsuite's free version, as you know. Which reminds me, I need to schedule some tweets for tomorrow.

nbaquero wrote on September 10, 2014, 12:58 PM

Thanks allen0187 will do!

nbaquero wrote on September 10, 2014, 1:02 PM

BarbRad emoticon :smile: Nice, I need to look for you in Twitter as well.

nbaquero wrote on September 10, 2014, 1:56 PM

lynnwrites you are very welcome, hope this is useful for you.

OldRoadsOnceTraveled wrote on September 10, 2014, 3:03 PM

I've heard of Hootsuite, but I've never checked into it. I'll have to give it a look.

nbaquero wrote on September 10, 2014, 11:58 PM

OldRoadsOnceTraveled I am still getting familiar with it, but from what I've seen it is worth giving it a try. Thanks for your comment.

scheng1 wrote on December 20, 2014, 8:56 AM

The amount of traffic still depends on how many followers you have in Twitter.