The Social Media Managers Tool Kit

Now we know there are about 50,000,000 apps out there but not all are awesome – so here is a list of 30 apps we use on the reg to rock our social media  and we think you should know about because they are totes awesome.

Also – we decided to make this a web page and not a download so we can update it when new awesome stuff happens – so maybe just bookmark it and check back when you need some appsiration 

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Facebook Management Essentials

Facebook’s own official suite of apps to help businesses manage pages and adverts on the go. Just be aware the apps have about 40% of the full desktop version of functionality but do allow you to manage your pages and ads and answer your clients questions faster

Facebook Business Suite 

A dedicated app for managing your Facebook and Instagram Business Pages on the go

Apple Store
Google Play

Ads Manager App

A dedicated app for managing your Facebook advert accounts on the go

Apple Store
Google Play

Facebook Analytics

In-depth reporting, analytics  and dashboards in real time all from your phone

Apple Store
Google Play

Creator Studio 

Edit and manage you Facebook posts – getting better with new versions

Apple Store
Google Play

Instagram Apps

With Instagram being a mobile first product the apps are where it’s at to access all features and fully manage your account. Most are either the platform apps themselves or little creative apps to add movement and life to your post and stories

Instagram App

The whole platform lives here – this is an essential as the full functionality exists within the app.

Apple Store
Google Play

IGTV

Instagram’s dedicated video platform for longer episode style video content – you need this app to post

Apple Store
Google Play

Boomerang

Bring movement to your short videos and create fun effects for more than just stories with this fun app

Apple Store
Google Play

Layout App

A cute way to collage together images for your posts – similar apps exist but this one works well

Apple Store
Google Play

Make Content Faster and/ or Prettier

Video editing apps

Videoshop

An easy to use video editing app that lets you cut, splice and overlay videos

Apple Store
Google Play

Filmora Go

Another easy to use video app for fast snips, cuts and edits on your phone

Apple Store
Google Play

Clipomatic

Add captions to your videos instantly supporting 15 different languages

Apple Store
Soz – IOS only

AutoCap

Another app that adds captions in real time to videos as you talk with editable fonts

Apple Store
Google Play

InShot

Great for adding effects, overlays, voice overs and emojis to your videos

Apple Store
Google Play

Graphic Design and Pictures

Canva App 

All the amazingness of Canva in an app – links to your Canva account – epic!

Apple Store
Google Play

Facetune2  

Take selfies to the next level with this power filtering and enhancing app

Apple Store
Google Play

Fontasia

Make your Instagram stand out by customising your fonts with Fontasia

Apple Store
soz – IOS only

WordSwag

Make stunning quotes  with wordswags huge library of backgrounds and styles

Apple Store
Google Play

Snapseed

A photography editing app for amazing photo editing that’s simpleish to use

Apple Store
Google Play

Instagram Extras

Repost for Instagram

Legally share and repost insta pics by crediting the source with this app

Apple Store
Google Play

Leetags

Hashtag research and suggestions to create better engagement on your posts

Apple Store
Google Play

Unfold 

A simple  layout and template tool for making beautiful Instagram Stories

Apple Store
Google Play

Adobe Spark Post

Create beautiful graphics and animations for Instagram stories

Apple Store
Google Play

Life Laspe

Make your stories stand out with stop motion graphics created with this  app

Apple Store
Google Play

Planning and Scheduling Apps

Planning is key to social success and here are some awesome apps to keep you organised

Planoly 

Our favourite Instagram Scheduling tools has an awesome and easy to use app

Apple Store
Google Play

Later App

Our second favourite Insta planning tool has a cool app too ( it’s just more expensive )

Apple Store
Google Play

Temi Voice Recorder 

Transcribe your blogs, take notes or minutes for meeting with this super accurate app

Apple Store
Google Play

Sprout Social 

Awesome for social listening to keep on track of brand mentions and analytics

Apple Store
Google Play

Technically not apps but still cool

Zubtitle

Add captions to all types of videos and format so they look sick!

Check them out

Wavve Audio 

Add moving audio bars to your videos and podcast promos with Wavve

Check them out

Google Sheet Planner 

A shameless plug but this is our awesome google sheet social media planner that’s easy to use

Check it out