In our digitized society, marketers no longer have to keep a physical calendar to plan their future publications. There are now apps available in both the App Store and the Google Play Store that give marketers the ability to plan social media posts through automated technology. Trello is a highly recommended application due to having the unique feature of managing assignment cards that break up tasks into individual jobs, assigning them to different team members.
- A social media content calendar lets you plan out posts well in advance and customize them for different platforms.
- Trello, Excel, Evernote and Google Drive are content calendar tools to help you plan your messaging.
- HubSpot offers a free, downloadable template for scheduling, plus a version specially made for startups.
“In this post, we’ve rounded up some of the most helpful tools and templates for building out an effective social media content plan.”