Buffer is a scoial media marketing tool from which you can manage multiple channels like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn. By managing all of your social accounts from one place adds a lot of efficieny to your systems as well you are better informed about each channel about what is happening. You do not need to login on each account separately to read comments or to post your content. You can schedule your posts in advance which saves a lot of time as in one day effort you can porbably plan your whole week or even whole month of social media activity. Here are the main features - * Publish - You can publish or schedule content posting on multiple channels by single click. You can also colloborate with your team on each posts and get some feedback before posting your content. * Reply - Never run into bad PR on social media by missing customer comments and stay ahead on customer experience front by replying all the social media queries in time. Buffer keeps you updated on all social media comments and you can reply on them with a shared team inbox. * Analytics - Get enhanced reporting on the performance of each social media channel on one dashboard.
No, Buffer is not freely available now. Their basic plan for publish starts from $15, reply for $50 and analyze for $35.
Buffer is quite easy to setup - * Signup for Buffer platform * Connect your social media account and authorize Buffer to read and write on your behalf * Start posting or scheduling your content
Buffer schedule means you can plan in advance all your social media posts and schedule them in your account to avoid any hassle of deciding each day what to post. You can dedicate one day for a week of even for a month's social activity, plan it, schedule it and Buffer will keep posting content on your behalf and even keep you updated on any comments.
Yes, Buffer offers an app for both iOS (rated 4.7 on 26k installs) and Android (rated 4.2 on 43k installs). They also have a Chrome Extension.