We get 24 hours in a day & we all know the fact how we manage to tackle these hours when it comes to our personal & professional arena. And if you happen to be that someone who is managing several brand's social media profiles then you will agree that 24 hours are not enough. Everything comes down to how you manage the time & more importantly, how wisely you do it.
Everyone has their own method to manage their day. Its not a recipe that will suit for all. Its also about the comfort level. Here I share some of the tips on how you can simplify your social media tasks on a regular basis.
- Maintain a notepad
Take a moment in making a list of everyday's tasks each morning. Make a habit of maintaining a diary or Evernote or any other app you are comfortable with so you can make an entry whenever required.
- Be clever & find out where you need to spend more time
First you need to find out which social media platforms needs more of your time. Check which social media profiles of your brand has more fans, followers, engagement. Dive into the Google Analytics & find out from which social media profiles your website is getting more traffic. Create a chart based on these pointers & you will get your answer.
- Better stick to a schedule
Based on your findings from the pointers (point 2) decide how much time you want to devote to a brand's social media profile. Be it for scanning for spam comments & deleting the same, following/unfollowing, responding to replies, likes & retweets, creating & scheduling content etc.
- Don't shy away from using tools
There are so many tools available today which will help you to ease your tasks.
Keen to find out who unfollowed you, followed you? Then tools like: Tweepi, ManageFlitter, Who Unfollowed Me, Crowdfire can be useful.
If looking for scheduling social media posts then tools like Buffer, Meet Edgar can be the best options.
Its all about trial & error. Do not stick to one schedule. Keep checking on what works best & what not, to come out with your own strategies. I hope these tips may help you in simplifying your daily social media tasks. Do you have your own way of tackling such tasks? Do share with me. I would love to know.