Welcome to this Social Pilot review, this walkthrough will help you look at how Social Pilot works, helping you plan schedule and publish your posts using advanced features, saving you time, so you can build your brand more efficiently.
They are proud of their price points and you will see how many profiles you get for your own account if it’s just for your business or if your a social media manager managing client accounts as well. You’ll, be really pleased with Social Pilot.
In my opinion it’s a better option than Hootsuite because you can have more profile accounts and the pricing is a lot cheaper. If you’re just getting started, I would recommend to start with the 14 day free trial, just see if you like it.
If you find that’s it’s helpful for you then after the 14 days, sign up for the smallest plan to start off with, you get a lot of different features and capabilities.
Social Pilot Review
The first step to using Social Pilot is to connect your social media profiles so that you can manage your accounts. Click accounts, connect account, to connect any of these profiles listed here.
Once you click on the connect button, you will be redirected to the social media platform and be asked for authorization. Kindly accept all permissions to continue.
Now let’s set up posting schedules for your connected social accounts. Click on set this schedule, to set up these time slots or go for a manual setup as well.
Your posting schedule will be ready as we have set up your posting schedule. Let’s create a post for your connected social accounts. Posts can be made to individual social media accounts or to multiple accounts all at once. To create a new post, click posts, create post.
You can add links, upload images and videos, use gif to make your post interactive or save it as a draft for later use. Click on the add to queue button or the drop down for other scheduling options when you are satisfied with your post,
If you are out of post ideas and want fresh new content to be posted to your social accounts, you can find suggestions under the curated content tab.
Click content and feed from the side panel and select curated content. Enter a keyword related to your content and you’ll have a list of suggested blogs right there on your Social Pilot account.
Now let’s visualize your posting queue. With calendar click posts calendar to view your social media content calendar. You can view all of them in one quick glance. You can even drag and drop scheduled items onto the calendar to reschedule them.
There’s more that Social Pilots can do. Analytics helps you take a deep dive into your social media data. Click analytics and select which social platform you want to view analytics for.
Never miss a deadline again by collaborating with your team using Social Pilot. Just click team and client, add team member. Let them create content for your selected social media accounts, while you retain full control of post approvals.
In addition to the features covered above, Social Pilot offers these additional features. You can reply to and manage all messages, posts and comments on all your Facebook pages in one place using the social inbox.
Client management helps you manage your clients social media profiles hassle-free without the need for their credentials.
You can share your blog posts automatically or manually to your connected social accounts by adding your blog’s Rss feed into your social pilot account and the list doesn’t end here.
Social Pilot Review – Pricing
Like I mentioned earlier, they offer a free 14 day trial so you get a chance to test it out and see if it’s something that fits your needs. After that their pricing is so much cheaper than Hootsuite so it will save you a ton of money.
- Professional ($30/mo, or $25/mo billed annually) — At Social Pilot’s lowest level subscription, you can manage 50 social accounts, make 200 posts per day with up to 2,500 posts in the queue.
- Small Team ($50/mo, $41.33/mo billed annually) — 100 social accounts, 500 posts per day, 5,000 posts in the queue
- Agency ($100/mo, $83.33/mo billed annually) — 200 social accounts, 1,000 posts, 10,000 in the queue
- Enterprise (Custom Pricing) — For clients who need to do more than the other plans allow for.
Social Pilot Review – Conclusion
I hope this Social Pilot review has given you some insight if you’re looking to automate your social media. I know I try to streamline as much of my business as I can so it gives me time to focus on the money making side,
Hootsuite had cornered the market for years when it came to social media planning and for good reason, they have a great product but with the arrival of Social Pilot things may be changing.
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