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  Article updated: October 19, 2021

Overview of Hootsuite

This article highlights features used for common tasks in Hootsuite. We've included related articles if you wish to further explore a feature.

Hootsuite offers a number of resources to help you get started with Hootsuite. Check out the following options:

Take a quick tour of Hootsuite using the following "Overview of the Hootsuite dashboard" video.

Overview of the Hootsuite dashboard video

Manage your profile and account information

Go to My profile to make changes to your account, billing preferences, and social accounts.

my profile menu

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Find help and support

Go to Help & resources to find easy access to a number of help resources.

The Help and resources options

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Create, schedule, and publish your content

Go to Create new post to create, schedule, and publish your social media content from one place.

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Monitor your social accounts using streams

Hootsuite streams show a feed of content from your connected social accounts. Go to Streams  to create and view streams, and to monitor specific keywords, mentions, topics, hashtags, brand mentions, or even competitors in one place. You can even create stream boards to categorize and organize your streams.

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Manage engagement using Inbox

Go to Inbox to engage with your audience and customers using both private and public messages. Inbox shows conversations in threads, providing full context that helps you respond efficiently while focusing on strengthening relationships. see all of your messages in one place in the Hootsuite Inbox. You can reply or assign them to others on your team. Messages will be marked as replied or resolved.

Hootsuite Inbox showing navigation and the Inbox page

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View and manage your scheduled content in a calendar

Go to Publisher to view your scheduled content. In addition to viewing your scheduled content here, you can also create new posts and organize, edit, or delete existing ones right from the calendar.

Publisher options for Planner, Content, and Promote

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Review and analyze your social results

Go to Analytics to measure, chart, and track the overall performance of your social media activity across multiple social networks, and then use this information to gauge your ROI, engagement, reach, and more.

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