Social networking has become a core marketing strategy for many small businesses. And keeping up with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn while you are out and about is now a lot easier thanks to some of the dedicated social media apps that are available. These are some of the social networking apps that can help you promote your business better.
Echofon automatically keeps unread tweets in sync between your computer, your iPhone and your iPad. It can notify you of mentions and messages.
Platforms: iPhone, Mac, Firefox
A social media dashboard that allows you to connect to multiple social networks from one website. It helps businesses use social networking to launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow their audiences, distribute targeted messages and track the results.
Platforms: iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, PC, Mac
An app to manage all your Twitter activity from your Android phone.
TweetDeck is a desktop and mobile browser that helps you keep up with what’s happening on Twitter and Facebook. You can create groups, search Twitter, manage multiple accounts, and post tweets or share photos, videos and links.
Platforms: iPhone, iPad, Android, Desktop, Chrome
Seesmic is a collection of social management tools that allow businesses and individuals to build their brand online.
Platforms: iPhone, Windows Phone 7, Android, Blackberry, Desktop
There is a mobile version of this popular blogging tool so you can write and upload a blog from anywhere.
Platforms: Windows Phone 7, Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Nokia, Desktop
Allows you to post new blogs on the move and also post quotes, photos, audio and video.
Platforms: Android, Blackberry, iPhone
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