How mobile devices inject efficiency into social media work
I’m all about creating efficiency as a busy mom and entrepreneur. Social media can take a lot of time unless well managed, so I look to tools that allow me to get the job done quickly, yet effectively. One of my favorite tools for creating social media efficiency is mobile devices.
Social Media Application
Did you know you can load just about any social media application on your mobile devices? I use Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter apps on my smartphone, iPod and iPad. This means I can tweet anywhere I take my mobile tools.
I also access social event calendars like Meetup online. That allows me to look at an event and instantly add it to my calendar, saving me steps. That translates into time saved.
Applications Supporting Social Media
It’s easy to open the Facebook post and provide a status update, but it’s even better to use a social media aggregator tool like HootSuite to post to multiple accounts at one time. These tools are available for most smartphones.
There are applications like Google Reader that allow you not only to view all your news feeds but then pass them along to others using the ‘share’ feature, if you like. No need to unpack that bulky laptop to send the news along.
Don’t forget to use your mobile devices to take photos at events and gatherings to share on your social sites. Many devices will seamlessly upload your photos directly to sites like Facebook and Twitter. Y
Hope you feel inspired to take ten minutes to peruse the applications available for your smartphone and set them up to create efficiencies today!