What are the best spy tools for social media?

Just like 7 Lim, We spend hours on our social media accounts--Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Pinterest-- just to manage all the notifications, messages, likes, and other inquiries. So, here's a list of spy tools to monitor them and make the task easier!

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    #1Followerwonk

    Followerwonk
    With a focus exclusively on Twitter research and analytics, this free tool from Moz provides a handy search engine for influencer identification, as well as tools for competitive comparisons, tracking, and data visualization.
    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Kathryn Guerrero
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "Is it just me or whenever I hear something is even lightly affiliated with Moz, I trust it immediately? This is a must-have tool for digital marketers "
  2. 1

    #2BuzzSumo

    BuzzSumo
    BuzzSumo has a powerful influencers search. You can search for the key influencers in any topic area or location. You can filter influencers and sharers by reach, authority, influence and engagement.
    Websites

    Free

    Bertha Córdova
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "Its influencer finding feature made my job WAAAAAAAAAY easier. Now I got more time to enjoy my coffee breaks instead of fussing over potential leads"
  3. 0

    #3Instapaper

    Instapaper
    Instapaper is a read-it-later service that helps you save articles to read on your preferred device in a much friendlier, beautiful format. It supports Web, iOS, Android, Kindle.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Daisy Wu
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "As a procrasitnator slash reader. Instapaper just saves me a whole lot of time. All the stuff I want to read gets congregated in one place! "
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    #4Brandwatch

    Brandwatch
    Offering a suite of tools that work across major social media platforms, Brandwatch is perhaps best used as a research suite. It provides information about the markets you own and want to enter, such as demographic data about gender and occupation.
    Websites

    Free

    Donald Curtis
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "This really helped my team to push through with our campaign. I really wouldnt know what to do during a slump in the project had it not been for this app. LIFE SAVER!"
  2. 0

    #5IFTTT

    IFTTT

    IFTTT stands for If This Then That. It's a tool that actually lets you build your very own automated actions called "recipes," so that you don't have to do them yourself every time.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Paul Daniels
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "I love the logic references. But seriously, you can use this way more than what you can imagine."
  3. 0

    #6Boardreader

    Boardreader

    Boardreader is a search engine website that specializes in various Forums and Boards content searches. Get fast and quality search for your own forum or website with searches that pulls results from forums across the web.

    Websites

    Free

    Tammy Wells
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "I use this when I need inspiration to crate posts and socmed ideas :P "
  4. 0

    #7Tweetdeck

    Tweetdeck
    TweetDeck is a free application that enables Twitter users to manage multiple Twitter accounts from a unified interface. TweetDeck is a reliable tool for businesses that are looking real-time tracking, organizing, and engagement capabilities on Twitter.
    Websites

    Free

    Matthew Robinson
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "Helpful tool for maintaining your or your company's brand always up and relevant on Twitter. Tweet marketing is criminally underrated right now guys!!! Let's hop on the train while it isnt too crammed!"
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    #8Hootsuite

    Hootsuite

    Hootsuite is an online platform for managing social media accounts. With Hootsuite, users can monitor keywords and manage Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Ping.fm, WordPress, and etc. It is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac.

    Online Tools

    Free- 1 month. Free trial available

    Bruce Turner
    Written on August 21, 2019
    "This is the best software for social listening right now. Dont miss out on this versatile tool! Love the RSS Feed!"

Summary

Best What are the best spy tools for social media
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1FollowerwonkOnline Tools 1 Free
2BuzzSumoWebsites 1 Free
3InstapaperApps 0 Free
4BrandwatchWebsites 0 Free
5IFTTTApps 0 Free
6BoardreaderWebsites 0 Free
7TweetdeckWebsites 0 Free
8HootsuiteOnline Tools -1 Free
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