Social Media tools for community managers


Managing your social media pages need not be complicated. We have identified 5 top FREE tools that every community manager should check out that helps you deliver your strategy.

A leading free tool that’s a market leader in social analytics. The platform is subscriber-based with tools and services to manage Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram., but the free tools and statistics are helpful to provide a broad overview of your and your competitor’s social pages. Vietnamese stats also available.

Similar to Social Bakers, this has been compiled by YouNet Media, and has deeper stats for the Vietnam market such as Top Posts, conversations and stories. You can also get data about other countries.

Canva is a free tool where anyone can be a designer. The tool offers image templates and editing options to create a wide range of visual content, including Facebook Cover Photos, Email headers, Youtube Channel Art, Photo Collages, Twitter headers, Ads, Presentations and more. Free templates and paid-for templates/images are available.

Newsle is a monitoring tool that can be used on several social media platforms including Linkedin and Facebook. It tells you who among your connections, both on email and social media, are most in the news. This means that you can track mentions of brands, your influencers, colleagues, professional acquaintances, competitors and peers.

Buffer is a great content management & community tool that will help you in scheduling your posts as well as track clicks and engagement. The main benefit is that you can prepare your posts in advanced and spread them out throughout the day or week so that there’s no need to be online when you post.