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5 Social Media Tools You Need To Know About In 2019

From creating new leads to helping to manage your social profiles, there are plenty of readily available tools out there to help maximise your online presence with ease. According to the latest statistics from Ignite Visibility, there are about 2.34 billion (yep, BILLION) people worldwide that are active on social media, with that number expected to grow to 2.95 billion by 2020 - now's the perfect time to boost your business with help from our Top 5 Social Media Tools.


Although the term 'Social Media Tools' might seem a little broad, here at Lighthouse we like to consider 'tools' as services that can a) Save You Time, b) Are Easy To Use and Manage, c) Are Affordable, and d) Can Help Effectively Boost Your Brand.


So, if you're struggling to create content or are stuck on how to schedule your posts effectively and with as little stress as possible - then be sure to check out these need-to-know tools:



1. Jarvee

Cost: 5 Day Free Trial - Then £24 per month for up to 10 Social Accounts


From Post Scheduling to Social Media Automation (Liking, Following, Commenting etc.), Jarvee is a one-stop shop for all things 'engagement'. A great way to help you interact with hashtags relevant to your business field, to follow potential clients, and even comment on posts without you manually having to trawl through Social Media, this automation solution is great for those short on time.


Running in the background, and with an array of handy pre-set tools and scraping metrics, Jarzee is perfect for SME's that are interested in boosting their online presence.


Visit Here: https://jarvee.com/




2. Canva

Cost: Free Plan or £10.35 per month for Canva Pro


Great for those looking to create an array of engaging and stylish-looking posts with ease, Canva's simplistic drag-and-drop feature is built with any brand in mind. With an array of ready-to-use layouts to choose from (suitable for Facebook Feeds, Instagram Stories, and even for creating Leaflets), this easy-to-use tool is ideal for businesses that don't have their own dedicated Graphics Team or are simply looking to create posts on the go.


With hundreds of different fonts, stock images, icons, and filters to choose from - the possibilities really are endless when it comes to Canva. With no watermark on your creations and an easy-to-access file safe that holds all of your creations (even for re-editing purposes), this Design-Editing software is sure to help boost your brand.


Visit Here: https://www.canva.com/




3. pexels

Cost: Free Plan (Although User-Credit is optional)


A great alternative to other costly subscription sites such as Shutterstock, Pexels is a great platform that hosts a wide array of ready-to-download royalty-free images and videos.


Boasting a huge searchable selection of high-resolution images, and even 4k videos, this user-friendly tool is great for those looking to create their own graphic content with rich imagery. With new images and videos available each and every day, this wonderful tool helps millions of creators all over the world to easily create beautiful products and designs.


Visit Here: https://www.pexels.com




4. Sprout Social

Cost: 30 Day Free Trial - Then £78 per user/per month for up to 5 Social Accounts


With an integrated Social Media Calendar to help you Schedule and Queue an array of posts with ease, Sprout Social is designed to help make posting to your Social Channels that little bit easier. Featuring in-depth insight tools to help you accurately track engagement, ROI, and conversions, their Trends-Report function is sure to help boost your Social Listening.


For those more focused on engagement, then the real-time charts and keyword monitoring tools are designed to help you stay on top of the game!


Visit Here: https://sproutsocial.com/





5. uNFOLD

Cost: Free Plan


Ideal for those looking to boost their Instagram Story game, then Unfold is a great application to help you create an array of visual engaging designs. An App that's suitable for use on both Android and iOS devices, this tool has a huge range of different templates, fonts, designs, and transitions to really help your stories stand out.


The perfect tool-kit for storytellers and for small business that are looking to tap into their Social Media a little deeper, Unfold is sure to gather attention.


Visit Here: https://unfoldstori.es/





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