Manage Your Facebook and Twitter Accounts Using Pluggio
Found In: Social Networks
In recent times, the internet has witnessed an explosion in the number of people who have adopted the social web for various purposes. In just a few years, numbers have gone from just a few millions to well over a billion users and more are still coming aboard the social web train with no reduction in sight. While this is very great news for social media channels as there is a correlation between the high user population and their profit margin, the story may be slightly different for users. Users use social web for diverse reasons ranging from interaction with family and friends to engaging customer and prospects. Some people have multiple profiles; personal and business on multiple social media channels as well. All these point to a high possibility of inefficient management. Typically some of these accounts would suffer or the owner will endure a very cumbersome and crude method of managing them. It is hard to imagine how a single individual would successfully manage multiple social media accounts requiring customer engagement and content distribution using manual methods. The growing needs of the social media marketplace have created a demand for a very efficient of managing social media accounts and keeping everyone happy.
While there are a number of platforms that offer such services, one stands out smartly; Pluggio. Pluggio is a web-based platform that was designed and created to enable various categories of social media users; individuals, organizations and marketers to grow and manage their social media profiles easily, seamlessly and efficiently. Pluggio is the result of one man, Justin Vincent’s effort to solve the problem he encountered while using Twitter. First, he found that he had to manually look all over the internet for content and then copy/paste manually. This was not only tedious, it was a source of irritation to his followers who felt he overwhelmed them with too many tweets at a go. He therefore created Pluggio to be fed with multiple RSS feeds which are then manually curated and drip-fed into his Twitter stream in intervals of 60 minutes. Pluggio also enables you to find friends and connect with them on Twitter. In addition to the other excellent features that Pluggio provides, users enjoy statistics that enable them get a birdseye view of their interactions with people. This is very important especially for business owners looking to engage their customers via social media.
Pluggio currently boasts of a considerable number of business customers who vouch for the versatility of the platform as well as its positive effect on their customer engagement strategy via social media.
Signing Up to Use Pluggio
Pluggio makes it a point to keep things very simple. The hard stuff happens at the backend and that is what the platform does. The customer needs to have it as easy as possible and this policy applies to the sign up process too. All you need to do is get to the homepage and there, you can make a choice between clicking the ‘Login’ button at the top right side of the page or the ‘Use Pluggio, It’s Free’ button at the center of the page. If you move your cursor to the lower button, it immediately displays a brief form with just three fields required; Email, Desired Username, Selected Password. After filling on those details, click the ‘Create Account’ button beneath the form.
Clicking the ‘Login’ link however, opens the page for regular logins but since you do not have an account, you need to click the sign up link which then displays a signup form with just the same information as before; Email, Desired Username and Selected Password. Fill the fields with the required details and click the ‘Sign Up’ button beneath the form.
Costs of Using Pluggio
Pluggio provides very enticing subscription packages for users and whatever your goal/purpose for using social may be, you are assured of a package that will not just match that need but also suit your budget. There are four paid subscription plans on the platform as well as one FREE plan. Pluggio also allows for discounts if you have any discount coupon and all you need to do is enter you coupon code in the specified field on the subscription plans page. The plans are as follows:
- Free: This package is free and according to Pluggio, will always be. It permits only 1 team member and 5 Twitter accounts. Each Twitter account is permitted a maximum of 5 Friend Finder Search Agents, 10 content feeds and a maximum of 10 scheduled tweets. Users may avail themselves of forum support.
- Professional: This package costs $12.95/month. It permits only 1 team member and 5 Twitter accounts. Each Twitter account is permitted a maximum of 20 Friend Finder Search Agents, unlimited content feeds, a maximum of 100 scheduled tweets and 5 automated feeds. Users under this plan enjoy email support.
- Social Guru: This package costs $24.95/month. It permits only 1 team member and 10 Twitter accounts. Each Twitter account is permitted an unlimited number of Friend Finder Search Agents, unlimited content feeds, a maximum of 2000 scheduled tweets and 20 automated feeds. Users under this plan enjoy bulk scheduling and priority email support.
- Team 4x: This package costs $39.95/month. It permits only 4 team member and 20 Twitter accounts. Each Twitter account is permitted an unlimited number of Friend Finder Search Agents, unlimited content feeds, a maximum of 5000 scheduled tweets and 100 automated feeds. Users under this plan enjoy bulk scheduling and phone support.
- Team 10x: This package costs $199.95/month. It permits only 10 team member and 50 Twitter accounts. Each Twitter account is permitted an unlimited number of Friend Finder Search Agents, unlimited content feeds, a maximum of 5000 scheduled tweets and 250 automated feeds. Users under this plan enjoy bulk scheduling and direct line to CEO.
Benefits of Using Pluggio
The following are a summary of the benefits that Pluggio offers users:
- Birdeye View: You get to see see what is happening in all your accounts as Pluggio keeps the tweet streams separate.
- FriendFinder: Pluggio enables you to find friends and increase your following.
Extensive Integration: Pluggio includes integration with Facebook and LinkedIn.