How to Use HootSuite for Social Media

by | Jul 17, 2013 | Resources | 0 comments


If you find you are challenged by juggling your many business’ social media accounts, there is a way to make it easier. While it is important to generate a strong online social presence using a variety of social media accounts that include Twitter, Facebook, Google +, Foursquare, and LinkedIn, the process does not have to drive you crazy.

By using the effective social media dashboard HootSuite, you can easily manage all of your social media sites in a single location. Using HootSuite can save you time by eliminating the hassle of toggling between windows and tabs while attempting to keep things straight.

Some of the advantages of using HootSuite as the management dashboard for your social media marketing projects include:

  • Hootlet – As an effective bookmark plug-in, a Hootlet resides on the browser toolbar for instant access. Anytime you find anything of interest you would like to share on your social media accounts, simply click on the Hootlet button. It will shorten the page’s URL using, which can then easily be inserted into your social media accounts.
  • Link Tracking – Because you use Hootlet and to shorten your URLs, HootSuite automatically tracks every click received, and displays them to you on a viewable chart to help you analyze your online social media performance. With extensive analytics, reporting and monitoring features, HootSuite generates professional style reports
  • Scheduling – HootSuite provides easy scheduling for all of your upcoming social media messages
  • Locating New Business Contacts – Now you can make instant connections using social media. Using the full HootSuite dashboard, you can interact with people on all of your social media platforms at the same time.

There are extensive social media management tools in HootSuite unlike anything else available online. Once you download and use HootSuite for the first time, you will wonder how you ever lived without it.

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