Free Social Media Tools you need to know about in 2017

The social media world is a fascinating one. Every now and then a new social media platform or tool emerges to capture our attention. We’ve provided some useful tools and social media platforms you shouldn’t ignore. Some have been around for a while and others are just coming into the limelight.

Instagram Analytics

Find out how your business is performing on Instagram with this free analytics tool by Simply Measured.


Adobe Spark

With Adobe Spark you can create beautiful graphics, web stories, and animated videos in minutes for your social media posts.



Snapchat has been around for a few years now but I wanted to re-introduce it to you as one of the fastest growing social media channels in 2016. Snapchat is a FREE mobile application which is used to share pictures, videos, text and drawings. It is one of the most valuable start-ups in the past 5 years and is currently being used by over 100 million people daily worldwide



Hootsuite is a social media management tool that allows you to send one post across all your social media platforms. It’s free to use when managing less than 3 accounts, anymore then there is a small fee.


Find the right Hashtags for your business

Hashtagify helps you accelerate your business growth, brand awareness and marketing effectiveness through intelligent Hashtag Marketing. Amplify your reach, identify and reach the right influencers, and make smarter marketing decisions to secure new business.


Free Stock Images to add to your posts

If you’re looking for stock images for your social media posts this is the tool for you! And there free!


Twitter Symbols

We all love emoji’s, so why not be creative and use these fun creative symbols and smiley faces in your posts.



You’ve probably more recently come across a very short animated GIF. I wouldn’t call them images and I wouldn’t call them videos, in fact they are somewhere in between but create a lot of engagement on social media channels like Twitter and Facebook. You can creating custom GIFs or turn your videos into GIFs.


For help with your social media set up and/or management please contact us.