It can be stressful trying to manage content for different platforms while working to ensure posts are published on the correct dates and times. Luckily social media schedulers have provided a solution to this problem. Here's a quick list of social media scheduling platforms that could work for you along with pricing options:
Buffer: This platform supports Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+. Buffer's most basic plan is the Individual plan. The Individual Plan is free, allows for management of 3 social accounts, no team members, and 10 scheduled posts per social account. The first tier of the paid plan options is the Awesome Plan. It's $10/month, allows for 10 social accounts, no team members, and 100 scheduled posts. After the Awesome Plan is the Small Business Plan which is $99/month, allows for 25 social accounts, 5 team members, and 2,000 scheduled posts. The third tier of Buffer's paid plan options is the Medium Business Plan which is $199/month, covers 50 social accounts, 10 team members, and 2,000 scheduled posts. Then there's the Large Business Plan which is $399/month, allows up to 150 social accounts, 25 team members, and 2,000 scheduled posts. Analytics are only available on Buffer's Awesome and Business Plan which allows you to track the engagement you've received on posts you've published.
HootSuite: A well-known social media management solution, HootSuite comes with several features such as scheduling, content curation, and analytics. It's paid options start at $19/month for its Professional package which allows 10 social profiles, unlimited scheduling, and 1 user. The Team package is $99/month, 20 social profiles, unlimited scheduling, 3 users. The third paid option is Business which is $499/month, allows for management of up to 50 social profiles, unlimited scheduling, and up to 10 users. Each package also comes with greater reporting tools depending on what you need for your organization. There's also a free option complete with basic analytics. HootSuite also offers certifications and training on related topics such as social marketing and advanced social advertising.
Later: Later started off entirely focused on Instagram but now also covers Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Later also has a free option like Buffer and Hootsuite. Later's free plan is for individuals, allows photos to be posted, has basic analytics. The free plan allows up to 30 Instagram posts per month, up to 50 Twitter posts per month, up to 30 Facebook posts per month, and up to 30 Pinterest posts per month. The first paid option by Later is Plus which is $9/month. Plus covers one social profile per platform, 1 user, allows for photos and videos to be posted. Plus users can post up to 100 times on Instagram, up to 100 Facebook posts per month, up to 100 Pinterest posts per month, and allowed unlimited Tweets. Plus users receive Basic+Pro Instagram Analytics, Search & Repost, and Multi-Photo posts.
Now that you're aware of a few different options, which scheduling solution will you use? Let us know in the comments below!