Being a community manager means being skillful because of the many tasks that you have to deal with. So it’s not always easy to be on all fronts. You have to know the right tools to achieve your missions in your company or for your clients if you are a freelancer.

To help you to make your choice, see below a list of 10 free tools for community managers to manage your planning, create designs and analyze your content or those of the competition.

Holiday Calendar

Download the holiday calendar from HubSpot to make sure you don’t miss any event of the year.

Buffer

Buffer is a planning tool for your posts on your different social media accounts. There are many others (Hootsuite, planable, Sprinklr…) but Buffer is the one that offers the best ergonomic interface to my opinion.

Landscape

This online tool by Sprout Social allows you to resize all your images in the right format for each social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more).

Hashtagify

Hashtagify allows you to find the best hashtags for Twitter and Instagram related to your keywords and themes in order to optimize your reach.

Canva

Canva is an online tool that makes it easy to create visuals (social media posts, cover image, banner, logo, etc.). It does not require any graphical skill, the tool is easy to handle and intuitive. Many templates are also available.

Freepik

Canva is an online tool that makes it easy to create visuals (social media posts, cover image, banner, logo, etc.). It does not require any graphical skill, the tool is easy to handle and intuitive. Many templates are also available.

Rawshorts

Because videos are the media that generate the most engagement rate on social medias, with Rawshorts you can create videos of explainer animated videos (tutorials, promotion, infographics…) from completely customizable templates.

Likealyzer

LikeAlyzer is a very simple tool that measures and analyzes the potential and effectiveness of your Facebook page or those of your competitors.

Phlanx

Phlanx allows you to view the engagement rate of your Instagram account or those of your competitors. You can also use this tool to contact influencers or brands directly.

Twitonomy

With Twitonomy, search and get informations about the people you follow and those who follow you. You can also save and export tweets, retweets, mentions and reports in Excel or PDF format.