Five Networking Apps to Boost Your Social Media Marketing

Here at xAmplifier, we want to help you improve your business’ digital reputation. One way to do so is by using social media to connect with your target audience.

Networking with your audience and building customer relationships can help strengthen your brand. That’s why this week, we’re offering you five networking apps to connect with your customers and target audience online.


Want to leverage your Twitter connections? Staying connected with your customers via Twitter is a great way to expand your business. Check out SocialBro, a marketing platform that uses a combination of content optimization and analytics to determine the tweets your audience responds to the most.

SocialBro works with social media management platforms like HootSuite, so it’s simple and easy to integrate into a daily routine. The tool suite allows you to create customized direct message campaigns as well as determine the best times to tweet to your digital audience. The app is free, but monthly and annual plans with additional features vary in price.


TrendSpottr helps you discover viral trends that are relevant to your audience by allowing you to set up alerts for any keyword, hashtag or topic and find keywords or phrases with the potential to go viral. The tool also offers crisis management, keeping your business’ bad news from going viral and leaving a negative impact on your company brand.

The app works with HootSuite and Salesforce, helping you keep your employees in the loop about viral content. Commercial pricing varies.


NeedTagger helps you find customers asking about your business’ products or even complaining about your competitors. The networking service allows you to find and follow up with potential customers by defining search words geared towards your target audience either through their API or their own app StreamBuilder, the easier option.

NeedTagger offers a 30-day free trial and afterwards, paid accounts vary based on the number of tweets you wish to scan.


This social media management and networking app focuses on building relationships with your contacts, regardless of their social networks. Nimble’s single view allows you to see your past and current conversations with every prospect and gather details that would normally be spread across multiple CRM apps.

The app also allows you to tag contacts with specific keywords and establish Stay in Touch reminders to follow up with leads and contacts. Nimble offers a free 14-day trial.


Need help keeping up with the latest products, trends and technology in your industry? ContentGems allows you to choose topics of interest, then sends you a list of industry news and alerts you can use to engage your digital audience.

This content discovery app monitors more than 200,000 news sources, blogs, and social media accounts and filters based on your defined keywords. ContentGems offers a free account, but paid account prices vary based on the number of keywords you wish to research.

Want to learn more about social media marketing strategies to enhance your business’s digital reputation? Contact us at or call 866.363.6434 to see what xAmplifier can do for you!

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