Articles on social media and reporting
The 5 biggest changes to look out for in 2020
New year, new social media strategy! We’re only a few days into the new decade but we’re already tired of those 2020 vision jokes.
5 things you can do now you've saved time with Flaunt
As you’ve probably seen by now, Flaunt is pretty good at saving you time. So now you’ve downloaded Flaunt, you’ve realised how quick and easy it is to do those impressive reports, now what?
Top 3 alternatives to Sprout Social
Being a social media manager is becoming an increasingly bustling business. This means it's vital to find the correct tools to keep you on top of the to dos and the clients impressed all year round. But like anything, it's important to shop around and make sure you get the best value for money. We've listed some of the top alternatives to Sprout Social so you can make sure you're signing up to the right platform for you and your business.
An alternative to Hootsuite reporting
There are many reporting tools to choose from, which help to analyse and reflect on the hard work that social media managers are putting in. One of these tools is Hootsuite. The tool allows you to manage your social media reporting and comes with the ability to download social media reports. With Hootsuite, you can track your performance and share meaningful insights with others. Before you start thinking ahead, there are some considerations to make if you’re looking to make your reports on-brand and professional. Hootsuite is great if you’re looking to analyse reports; but if you want reports that your clients will understand, it’s possibly not.
5 tips for writing the perfect report
A report can be long or short, formal or informal; but either way it will need to be adapted for your audience. The perfect report should be clear and concise; this will help guide your future proposed actions as you incorporate lessons learned from your work and activities. Reporting can be made simple if you think and plan ahead. Check out the following 5 tricks for writing the perfect report!
An alternative to Snagit
Capturing the perfect screenshot on your computer and saving it for a client report should be a quick and simple process. There are some great tools out there that help to capture and present all your achievements in one place, but a lot of these come at a cost.
Is your to-do list affecting your client reports?
Everyone, at some point in their lives, faces difficult periods when it feels like the whole world is on your shoulders. Getting a work-life balance can be challenging. You might find that the seemingly never-ending list of to-dos can affect your motivation levels. Compounding stress can lead to poorer health and reduce your productivity and happiness.
An alternative to PowerPoint
PowerPoint is a longstanding, all-round, multifaceted tool, which can be used for all kinds of projects. The platform has a large number of features such as the collaboration of graphics and text. However, there are some considerations if you are looking to make your reports slick and professional. Writing a business report in PowerPoint can be an overwhelming process. Creating a report from scratch and translating this into a PowerPoint is certainly time-consuming.
The Flaunt changelog
Here's where we log the changes we make to Flaunt so you can stay up to date on how the tool evolves.
An alternative to coverage book
CoverageBook is a popular reporting tool for PR companies, but is there an alternative out there if your requirements are a little different? Take a look at how Flaunt compares here.
Top stats and data used in social media reports
Every client is different so every social media report you create is unique. However, there are some key features of effective reports spanning data, key metrics and more qualitative information. This post explores the top six areas of great reporting.
Marketing report template
Finding a great template ensures each month your client receives a high-quality report that you simply need to populate with the latest stats and wins. Here we compare the pros and cons of tools like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint along with Flaunt's very own solution.
How can social media freelancers report on their client wins and successes?
Demonstrating the return on investment (ROI) of your work to your clients is crucial to your success. This is especially true if you’re a marketing consultant working across a range of platforms or areas for each client. How can you show all the impact you’re making across social media, PR, and other marketing channels and how can you put this together without it monopolising your time?
The number one tool that social media managers couldn't live without
Being a social media manager is a busy job. You need to manage all of your social media accounts, create content for each platform, communicate with clients, source and create graphics, videos, vlogs, blogs, be a community manager, engage with prospects, respond to reviews, cover live events, create reports for clients... and the list goes on!