Jet's Favorite Freesources: Hootsuite

Today we say a fond farewell to our recent endeavors into video marketing. It’s not really goodbye, just see you later, because video is on our mind all the time as pet store marketers. If you missed all of that stuff, not to worry, you can get everything we put out by joining our free community for pet store owners here:

Nonetheless, we are extremely excited to present to our community of pet store owners this next platform, tool, and resource that has really made our lives so much easier here at Pet Engine Marketing.

We’re Talking About Hootsuite

Hootsuite is a brilliant platform for social media management that is so full of features and so easy to use that it was a no-brainer when it came to adding it to our list of freesources. With integration into over 35 social media networks and a free plan that is perfect for pet store owners or employees that singularly handle the social media side of marketing their pet store, Hootsuite is a powerful tool and resource in our arsenal here at Pet Engine and can be the same for your pet store’s marketing strategy.

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Benefits of Hootsuite

Hootsuite content calendar scheduler is organized, easy, and beautiful.

Hootsuite content calendar scheduler is organized, easy, and beautiful.

Here’s what you get for free:

  • Manage and schedule content for up to 3 social media account profiles. For example, your pet store’s Instagram, Facebook Page, and Twitter account would be 3 profiles. The free plan is limited to 30 scheduled posts - but if your calendar is planned and you have your content ready, that means that in just an hour or two, you could schedule content for weeks in advance and then forget about it!

  • 2 RSS feed integrations, to automatically find relevant and compelling content from trustworthy sources that can be shared to your account pages with just a few clicks.

  • $100 of boosted content. They aren’t giving you $100! Too bad. It just means that you can boost posts with a budget of up to $100 per month through the Hootsuite platform.

  • Access to the online help center with several free courses on social media.

  • Insightful and simple social analytics that let you know what’s working and what isn’t and give you a rundown of the health of your pet store’s social media profiles.

Hootsuite analytics dashboard

Hootsuite analytics dashboard

Want to grow your pet store’s social media presence, save yourself some time, and do both of those things for free? Check out Hootsuite.

Want to grow your social media presence with professionals that take advantage of all of the resources and features that come with the paid version of Hootsuite? Give the expert team here at Pet Engine Marketing a call, we’d love to hear from you!


The free plan through Hootsuite is perfect for pet store owners who want to start managing multiple social networks, schedule content, and engage with their audience — all in one place. Gone are the days of forgetting to or not having enough time to post content, missing comments or messages, or having to painfully do everything on your phone (or some mixture of phone and computer).