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Tech Tools for Influencers

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Influencers will get the most use out of tools that allow them to multitask, organize, and reach their audiences across many platforms. — Getty Images/NanoStockk

Working as an influencer requires you to wear many hats at once. Influencers must not only consistently produce great content, but also manage their business, reach out to potential clients, and continuously interact with their followers. With only so many hours in the day, influencers need the right technology to keep up with the demands of being always online while also collecting payments, generating business leads, and staying organized. Here are a few tools that can help.

TubeBuddy

TubeBuddy is a browser extension for YouTube creators that provides a range of tools for optimizing video SEO, analyzing competitors, managing comments, and growing subscribers. TubeBuddy offers an incredibly powerful set of features that help with SEO and ranking, community management, and channel optimization. It’s designed for everyone from experts like Mr. Beast to new influencers just starting. Pricing starts at $3.75 per month.

[Read more: How to Start an Influencer Business]

Linktree

Linktree solves the limitation of having only one clickable link in your Instagram or TikTok bios. Linktree allows you to create a custom landing page with multiple links to your website, blog, social media profiles, affiliate links, and more. Use it on all your profiles to connect your website, videos, podcast episodes, and events. Linktree’s analytics provide key information about what content your audience engages with most. There’s a free plan, and upgrades start at $5 per month.

Later

Later is a social media management platform that influencers can use to schedule posts automatically. Influencers don’t always have time to log in to each social media profile and hit post at the right moment to get the highest engagement. Later does this for you. Use Later to create, edit, and schedule posts across all your social media profiles. AI built into the platform can also help you write captions faster. Pricing for Later starts at $16.67 per month.


ViralSweep is an all-in-one platform for creating and managing contests, sweepstakes, and promotions.

Canva

Canva is a user-friendly graphic design platform for creating visuals for social media posts, banners, logos, and infographics without extensive design skills. It offers hundreds of templates for virtually any format, including print and video. Canva’s drag-and-drop editor makes customizing designs for your unique branding easy. AI tools also help with editing and generating copy for your visual design. The best part? Canva has many templates you can use for free.

Adobe Express

Adobe Express is similar to Canva with more professional design features, especially related to video editing. Influencers can save time using Adobe’s generative AI tools like Generative Fill, Text to Image, and Text to Template, which use text prompts to create unique videos and images from scratch. Plus, there are one-click tasks for videos, photos, PDFs, and more that allow you to easily convert an image to a PDF, resize for a specific platform, or remove a background, for instance. Adobe Express has a free plan; paid options start at $9.99 per month.

ViralSweep

ViralSweep is an all-in-one platform for creating and managing contests, sweepstakes, and promotions. Online contests and giveaways are a great way to engage your audience while learning more about their interests. ViralSweep has all the tools you need to set up and run a contest or sweepstakes, including an official rules generator to ensure compliance with platform rules. ViralSweep has a nearly perfect rating on Shopify with a free seven-day trial; paid plans start at $49 per month.

[Read more: Get Connected: Top 5 Social Media Influencers in 9 Industries]

Sunsama

Sunsama is like a personal assistant for time management. This advanced scheduling tool combines your to-do list, calendar, and project management tools (like Asana or Trello) in one view. “Sunsama is the best time management tool to replace all the others you’re using. It’s an all-in-one daily task manager that organizes all tasks, meetings, emails, and projects in one place,” said Sade Kelly, an Influencer and Time Management Coach. Pricing for Sunsama starts at $16 per month.

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