Hootsuite is a social media management tool that can be used to manage multiple social profiles, schedule messages, track brand mentions, analyze social media traffic and more. And with three different plan types, there is something to fit everyone’s needs.
Hootsuite's Quick Start Guide summarizes 6 important steps that will help you get started with your Hootsuite dashboard.
Step 1: Sign Up for Hootsuite
The Sign Up Wizard will get you started with Hootsuite Free, and help you connect one or more social networks.
Type your email address, full name, and create a password.
Click Sign Up Now.
Alternatively, click the Plans & Pricing button on the Hootsuite.com homepage to begin your 30-day trial of Hootsuite Pro, or request a demo of a Hootsuite Enterprise plan to determine if it fits your needs.
Connecting your social profiles to your Hootsuite dashboard enables you to do things like publish messages to multiple networks, schedule content, track brand mentions and analyze social media traffic.
When your social network has been connected to your HootSuite dashboard, you can add corresponding streams. After adding social networks to your Hootsuite dashboard, you can add corresponding streams of content.
Tip: Adding a Twitter profile? Corresponding streams might include Home Feed, Mentions and Scheduled Tweets.