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The Ultimate Toolbox For Social Media Managers

The tools and applications that will make your life easier and save you time and money - everyday!
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Social Media

Hootsuite

Hootsuite is a social media scheduling tool and can be used on desktop or comes with a mobile app. 

Cost: Free to Premium Plans available 

Boardbooster

Boardbooster is a scheduling tool for Pinterest that allows you to automate your account.  This is a great way to bring in free traffic from Pinterest to your website without having to touch your account. 

Cost – $5 per month – $50 per month

Canva 

Canva is one of the best free platforms online that allows you to create beautiful social media images. Not only does it provide custom layouts for all social platforms it has free stock images and icons included. 

Ripl

Ripl is a fantastic app that allow you to use images and text to create short videos for social media. 

Web Design & Development

Wordpress

Wordpress is my recommend choice of website platform. Not only can you maintain a fully functioning website or blog easily, the endless amount of plugins and coding options allow room for growth should you decide to expand your website or business. 

Bluehost

If you are looking fora hosting provider to get your site up and running Bluehost offers plans starting at $3.95 a month and has a great service behind it. 

Yoast SEO Plugin

Yoast SEO is a plugin that allows you to optimize all your posts and pages for the keywords that you want to rank for.  Add your descriptions easily, no code required.

Behind every tweet, share and purchase, there is a person. Care more about the person and less about the share.

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About Annelise

Hey there I’m Annelise. I am a digital guru and lover of all things social! I work with businesses and other social managers to create strategies that convert online.  At the end of the day I am passionate about connecting with more than just accounts – but people!

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