Best apps: for social networking

Man using computer - Best apps: for social networking

Social networking for business has become a lot easier thanks to a wealth of dedicated apps that are now available. These are some of the 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.


A social media dashboard that allows you to manage multiple social networks from one screen. It helps businesses use social networking to launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow their audiences, distribute targeted messages and track mentions of their organisation.


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.


The mobile version of the highly popular blogging platform enables you to write and upload a blog from anywhere and distribute it immediately to LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


Buffer allows you to create a schedule for your Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest and Google+ posts in one place.


This tool is another option for scheduling your posts across multiple social media sites. It will also replace keywords with hashtags giving your posts a wider reach. Bundlepost integrates with other apps such as Hootsuite and Buffer.


Cyfe monitors and analyses all your business data and marketing activity including email marketing, SEO, social media and web analytics – all from one dashboard.


This popular tool delivers all the news and blogs you need, tailor-made for you and in one place by providing a single platform on which to access your favourite bookmarks and RSS feeds.

Adobe Spark

With this app you can get free access to images and graphics that will transform the look of your social media messages.

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