Keeping Up with Social Media

September 18, 2012

The Amazing

With only so many hours in a day, and only so many days in a week, we all know how time can slip away from us. Our busy schedules make keeping up with social media a chore at times. Luckily, there’s an app for that. is perfect for small business owners, busy parents, writers, marketing pros, students, and even social media experts. In short, it’s a cool, easy to use site that puts the control of social media back into your hard-working hands.

The Goods: allows you to post articles, pictures, status updates, and videos to multiple social media sites at one time. Better yet, they pretty much do it for you! All you have to do is login to and figure out what you’d like to post that day. These posts are automatically shared throughout the day at the times you select.

-For those who’ve yet to have their morning coffee, thinking can be a little strenuous. knows this. So, if you can’t think of posts but know that out of sight equals out of mind, just click “suggest a post,” and they’ll do it for you!

-Signing up is free. You get 10 free updates a month. If you want more, you can make this happen for a nominal fee of just $10 a month.

-You can connect your buffer to your friends or business partners, so they can help manage your profile.

-And saving the best for last, Bufferapp has an analytics section, which allows you to track the traffic of each post in real time. You can easily see retweets, likes, shares, and comments. This allows small businesses to see what their clients are most interested in. It allows writers and ad execs to see which blogs, articles or ads attract the most and least circulation. It allows me to see if anyone has (fingers crossed) read this article. is basically your social media secretary. Whether you use it for business, pleasure, or even strange public experiments, there really is something for everyone. Happy posting!

-Amy Shanker