Free Apps for Social Media Marketers

The digital world is always evolving, and it’s important to stay on top of trends if you want to remain relevant. We know that you may be wearing many hats as a marketer, and these free apps can help make your job a little easier.


YouTube is the largest video-sharing platform in the world and has more than 1.8 billion monthly active users. With YouTube, you can share videos, music, and live streaming content across the Internet. Take it a step further by optimizing your YouTube videos to increase viewers, subscribers, and improve your video rankings. 


Crello allows you to create beautiful images and animations for free. There pre-made templates for Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and more.


Canva is a free platform where you can create posters, flyers, logos, and more. There are free templates that are easy to edit and make your own. It’s fun and free, so go download it now!

Preview App

Preview App is an Instagram app for rearranging images prior to posting them to your feed. That way, you can see what your feed layout will look like when a user visits your account. 


VSCO is a photo editing app that includes presets and filters. It’s free but subscribe for $19.99 if you want access to over 130 filters.

Lightroom Mobile

An Adobe app, Lightroom Mobile allows you to make your Instagram photos look professional. You don’t need to be a graphic designer to use the app, and it’s free!


Hootsuite has remained popular over the years for a reason. The platform makes it easy for you to schedule posts to your social media channels. You can also manage more than one account – all for free!


Buffer has fewer features than Hootsuite but, similarly, allows you to post to your social media accounts. It allows you to engage with your audience and provides you with analytics.

Creator Studio

Creator Studio is another social media platform that allows you to manage your Facebook and Instagram posts all in one place. It also tracks metrics through your inbox. Utilize this free tool to measure, monitor, and track your content and analytics.


Create branded content for Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and Facebook stories. And that’s not just images. You can also create games, quizzes, surveys, videos, and more!


Add captions to your Instagram and Snapchat posts with Captiona. And you don’t have to come up with the captions by yourself. Just enter keywords that describe your image and Captiona will generate related captions.


Want to view your Instagram and Snapchat analytics in one central place? Create a dashboard with Storyheap and view engagement metrics all in one place. In addition, you can create and edit stories right on the dashboard as well.

Story Slicer

Story Slicer lets you cut and edit videos for Instagram, Whatsapp, or Facebook. Edit the size of an existing video or shoot directly on Story Slicer. Plus, there’s no watermark on the videos to distract users.

ADVAN Social Media Management

At ADVAN, our social media marketers are always one step ahead of the trends. If you are looking for more ideas for your social media strategy, contact our team of social media experts today!

Published On: July 10, 2020Categories: UncategorizedTags: , , 543 words2.7 min read
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