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Useful programs for social network management

Social networking is becoming increasingly important to the life of the Church and its agencies. After all, people of all ages are moving to social networks to find new things to do, places to go and people to meet.

José Luis Pascual-August 3, 2021-Reading time: 3 minutes

Despite its usefulness, we understand that managing a Facebook, Twitter e Instagram... is a time-consuming task. And, if we add it to our workload, it can seem like an impossible task. It would be a time saver to make social network management easier for everyone. I will show you the best apps that can speed up your social networks. They are:

Social report

Social report is an all-in-one social media management tool. It can be used to schedule posts and generate detailed reports. It has excellent smart scheduling tools, detailed analytics and reporting, and even a smart social inbox that displays your mentions. 

On the publishing side, you can schedule the statuses of all your social network accounts at once. Simply build your post in the message composition window, select the accounts you want to post to and schedule your post. You can use content syndication and content syndication features. Evergreen to automate the publication in social networks. 

Social report offers a tool that allows you to import status updates from a document in Excelso you can schedule all your publications at once. It is compatible with all networks.

Canva

Canva is a free web-based graphic design application. You can create banners and other social media images using the free template library. Just fill them with your own text, change the images and brand them with your logos. Once you've perfected your design, you can download copies of your designs for social use and post them directly to the social networks of your choice. 

Sharethis

Sharethis offers free social network sharing buttons for the website or blog of WordPress. The buttons are polished, responsive and optimized for mobile devices, so they will adapt to the look and feel of the website. Just add the code ShareThis to your website, and that's it! I promise it won't take more than 10 minutes to implement, it's free!

Kapwing

Kapwing quickly edit social media videos on the web. Today video is taking over the social media world. So, if your church wants to increase attendance, it should experiment with posting short videos of services and breakout sessions. But video editing is time-consuming and expensive. With Kapwing go to the website, select one of its many editing functions and upload your video clip. Kapwing will do the rest. So you can take your cell phone video of Sunday's celebration and edit it into a short clip to Facebook in a matter of seconds.

Tweetdeck

Tweetdeck is the free tool of Twitter for advanced users. The application allows you to view, manage and tweet from all of the accounts of Twitter in one place. You can also use it to run ongoing searches for different keywords and hashtags. Create as many dashboards as you want to display different lists, feeds of Twitterand more.

Story heap

Story heap creates and schedules stories of Instagram y Snapchat online. The stories of Instagram y Snapchat are a powerful way to increase social followers, especially among younger people. But creating story content on a smartphone can be difficult. Limited screen real estate makes it difficult to create. Storyheap is a web application that allows you to create and schedule stories of Snapchat e Instagram in your web browser. The application has a story generator, so it is very easy to create them.

Pagemodo

Pagemodo helps you stand out among the sea of generic Facebook with amazing themes and custom tabs. You can create a custom tab on the Facebook of your church and add photos, videos, maps, service information and more with just a couple of clicks. You already have control over the HTML and CSS of the tab. When used correctly, these additional tabs can be converted to the Facebook of your parish in a knowledge base about your parish. It has an excellent cover photo creator that allows you to create custom banners, no design experience required.

Visit the website of each of these tools, and you will see how easy it is.

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