Hootsuite is a social media management system geared towards brand management, or users looking to engage on social media in a big way. The online service makes it easy to schedule messages on a variety of social networks, and will also track the progress of various social initiatives to determine its success (or failure). Hootsuite works with a large number of social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and the Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo. Though it’s a sophisticated tool, Hootsuite is free plan, though paid plans with more advanced functionality start at $8.99 per month.
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