16 DIY Tools To Help You Transition Away From Wildfire and North Social
What's a marketer to do when their favorite social media tool shuts down? Find a new one of course! This is exactly what is facing Wildfire Interactive users with the announcement that Google will no longer be supporting the platform. Unfortunately finding a new tool might be easier said than done! There are many different social media tools out there, all with their own strengths. Choosing the one that's right for your social media marketing needs might not be as easy as you'd think.
Fortunately, SocialStack has created this handy infographic to lay out many of the best social media tools to help you find the one(s) that best meet your needs. It's a great reference for anyone looking for a new social media tool or who just wants to browse.
There are a variety of different social marketing tools at every price point, and most offer a free trial so that you can try before you commit to a service. As SocialStack points out, choosing services that offer specialized tools may allow you to save money instead of spending it on suites of products you do not need. All of the top name social tools are here: Buffer, HootSuite, Kissmetrics and many more!
Your tools are divided into several categories. First are thesocial messaging & planning like Hootsuite and Buffer. Second your analyics like Kissmetrics, and third the social landing pages such as Rafflecopter, Tabsite, and SocialStack. There's a thorough comparison of the features each service offers. Choosing the right service or services will require a thoughtful look at your marketing needs, goals, and budget.
If you are a marketer looking for a new set of social media marketing tools due to either the shutdown of Wildfire or just needing something that better fits your needs start your search here. Do you have a favorite social media marketing tool? What's in your marketing toolbox? Share it with us in the comments!