Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world. Here are the top reasons why people, including digital marketers, prefer Google Chrome web browser.
Google Chrome literally has extensions for everything. All you need to do is go to the web store and find your extension to add it to your browser. So, how it can help my social media campaign? Chrome offers many extensions for social media to improve and make your SMM effective and effortless. Here are the top ten Google Chrome Extensions for social media marketing.
1. Share to Facebook
The name of this extension tells us what it does. Let us understand how this plugin helps you in detail.
This Chrome extension gives you an easy option to quickly share web content to your Facebook account, Facebook Page, Groups or Messenger. Furthermore, it also helps you to tag your friends and other brands. This extension gives you an option to highlight some important lines to include in your post. You can do all these things within a couple of mins with the help of a couple of clicks.
Facebook’s news feed is always changing. Create a Facebook group relevant to your business and industry, and share interesting snippets using this chrome extension. Overall, this activity will improve brand awareness, brand loyalty and help you in brand building.
2. VidIQ Vision for YouTube
Does YouTube play an important role in your digital marketing campaign? If yes, VidIQ Vision for YouTube should be your first choice. This extension helps you in answering questions of your social media marketing. Below are some top vital questions to which you can find an answer using this tool.
What makes a video viral?
How much revenue did the YouTube ad campaign generate?
How much revenue your competitors are generating?
Furthermore, you can seek an in-depth summary of various youtube parameters such as views, engagements, earning and SEO specifics. These parameters help you understand how well your YouTube marketing is going on and what are the changes you need to do. Hence, if you have not installed this one yet, do it right now.
Publishing a post with spelling mistakes can be dangerous. It may harm your online reputation and kill your credibility. Avoiding spelling mistakes is difficult. We all tend to do it unknowingly. It is not a good idea to write the post and waste your time on searching spelling mistakes. Why we have to work if there are tools created to work for us?
Grammarly is one of the most popular spellings and grammar checker tools we have. The best thing about this tool is that it also comes in the form of a plugin. It corrects your spelling and grammar mistakes in real time while typing and underlines the spelling and grammar mistakes. Currently, Grammarly works fine on Google Docs. Since it is a beta test, it does not currently include Grammarly premium correction.
4. Check My Links
Check My Links is another useful chrome extension to make your digital marketing campaign effortless. Before we learn what it does, it is quite important to know what are broken links. A broken link, also known as a dead link, is a link on a website that no longer works because the entered URL does not exist. Having broken links spoils user experience. And therefore SEO experts say these links can negatively influence your whole SEO campaign.
Hence, it is important to check your links. Check My Links is an amazing tool that scans your posts to check the links. Once you install this extension, all you need to do is open the web page you want to check and click the extension icon present on the toolbar. The extension will start testing all the links present on the page and show the results in a box displayed on the top right corner of the screen.
The results consist of three kinds of links highlighted with three different colors. Broken links are highlighted with the help of red color, Yellow is used for problematic links and green for healthy links.
5. Figure It Out
Do you target a global audience? If yes, your biggest problem is to figure it out the current time in different countries. Timing plays a key role in social media marketing. You do not post at 3 AM for a reason. You create content because you want people to watch, read, or listen to it.
It saves a lot of time spend on mental and finger calculation by displaying the time of different time zones. With the help of this plugin, you can add up to ten time zones on your “new tab” screen. This will help you to schedule your posts as well as meetings across different regions. Furthermore, Figure It Out also displays regional and national holidays to help you select the best day to post.
6. SEMrush Social Media Poster
It is common to come across great content and find yourself not being able to share it with all your social media followers. The new SEMrush solves this issue for you.
This amazing chrome extension makes it possible to post valuable content, found on the internet, on all your social media pages with the help of few clicks. In addition to that, this tool also gives three options. That is you can post immediately, schedule it later, or save as a draft.
Scheduling your post is important because you may find something interesting at 2 AM, but it is not the right time to post. You may find 11 AM the more suitable time.
7. Social Meter
Social Meter is an amazing plugin to guess the buzz of a webpage. Similar to other extensions mentioned in this blog post, this plugin is also easy to use.
The name of this extension itself tells us about what it does. Only one click on the icon tells you how many interactions the page has gained on the social media platforms such as Pinterest, Facebook, Reddit, Google+, LinkedIn, Buffer and VK. This extension not only allows you to measure your own success but also your competitors’.
According to a recent study, an Instagram post with at least one hashtag has more than 12% more engagement than others. If we talk about Twitter, tweet with hashtags is 33% more likely to get retweeted that the one without.
The fact is that hashtags improve your post visibility and reach. That is exactly why you need RiteTag extension. Here are the top features of this plugin.
Automatic hashtag generation when you right-click images online
Automatic hashtag generation when a text is highlighted
Automatic hashtag generation when a text is entered
In social media marketing, many business owners tend to get distracted and spend their time on unproductive things. So, if you want to keep yourself on the digital marketing track, you need Momentum. Here is how the extension is going to help you.
At the start of the day, this tool asks you, “what is your main focus today?” This primary focus will be shown on your dashboard under time. It also gives you an option to add tasks to your to-do list on the right side. As you complete the task, you can mark them or remove them.
You can customize your dashboard by clicking the gear icon present in the bottom left of the screen. This icon is nothing but tools’ setting. If you upgrade to the premium plan, you can integrate this extension with other popular to-do apps like Google Tasks and Trello.
Search engine optimization, also known as SEO, is an integral part of content marketing. And content marketing is an integral part of most of the digital marketing methods such as social media marketing and email marketing. Unfortunately, people who are new to digital marketing or SEO find the tools too complicated or too advance. As a result, their output suffers.
If you have just begun your SEO journey, we recommend the MozBar extension. This extension allows you to see PA (Page Authority) and DA (Domain Authority) of any links. Further, you can also check out “Page Analysis” and get the list of inbound links to any content.