Viraltag Review: Automate Your Social Media Activity with Viraltag

22-05-2016 | Ramona |

I’m a web designer, so I know how important social media is for promoting a website.

I also try to be as productive as possible and not waste time with activities that don’t bring me an immediate benefit, so you can guess how ‘happy’ I am, when I have to spend time promoting on Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and the likes.

This is the reason why I’ve been mostly inactive there, since my time is limited (2 hours/day to do online work, time that I spend for my web design clients and my freelancing course).

And yet social media is important.

So I became interested in a tool that would allow me to pre-schedule my social media posts when I have 30 minutes for this and then not have to worry about it for at least one week.

After looking at few possible options, I stopped at Viraltag.

Reason? Looked simple, clean and affordable.

I joined for a free 14 days test and it took about 30 minutes to really understand how much I missed such a tool until now.

Here is what I love the most:


You can add more accounts

I am not yet that active on other social media outlets, but I love being able to work on them as well, as soon as they become more important to me.

Right now I’m using Pinterest, but I have added my LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook (pages). As soon as I free up some more minutes every week, I’ll work on my LinkedIn account and Twitter.

The scheduler

The reason I’m using it, right?

Very easy to set up and use. I installed their Chrome extension, which allows me to directly schedule from Pinterest, which saves me a TON of time.

Let’s be honest here: I’m not trying to be the best pinner in the world, I just want to get more following and do the least amount of work possible.

I can then schedule the pins for the next days and at the exact times.

Right now I just choose the hours randomly, but there’s a nifty stats tool that allows you to see the times your submissions perform better and choose those exact times in the future, for maximum exposure.

The reports

Clearly a huge advantage: I don’t have to try scour my social media accounts for details or write down my numbers every week, Viraltag keeps track of my posts, how they performed, how many followers I got, how many new likes etc.

After just a week of use, I’ve seen a serious improvement on my Pinterest account, without having to spend a lot of time for it.

What I don’t like:

Right now I have only one thing that I dislike: not having an extension for Firefox. I mainly use it for browsing (I dislike Chrome), so in this case I had to use Chrome with my Viraltag account.

Other than that .. I am impressed with how well it all runs and confident that I’ll soon discover more of is great features and make the most of it.

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Recent Comments

  • Sammy1988

    June 17, 2016 at 7:46 am

    I’ve never heard of ViralTag, but then again I didn’t actually look for a solution to automate my social medial activity. I do use it, but I can’t say I spend a lot of time promoting myself on it, it takes me a few seconds to write a short post or share something relevant. How many social media websites do you post on? I only use facebook, Twitter and (rarely) Pinterest. And LinkedIn.

  • linda

    July 12, 2016 at 7:44 am

    I’ve recently started using Viraltag myself, have a few days left trying it for free. I was looking for reviews and it looks like it’s a good tool, worth the money. Of course, I’ll opt for the individual plan since I’m only just starting out with freelancing.

  • rz3300

    August 16, 2016 at 6:59 pm

    Well I can certainly see how this would help, and having those reports would be nice too. I know that all of the data and the numbers can be a little intimidating at first glance, but if you have a program that can collect them and organize them for you, then you are certainly avoiding a pretty big headache. Overall I think it reminds of all that I am not doing, but I would rather know that than not. For that, I say thank you for sharing.

  • Clair02

    September 18, 2016 at 11:14 pm

    That’s a really great review of the tool. I’ve only ever used the free version of Buffer myself, and just reading your post, I realize just how much I need something like viraltag. I used to think it was a waste of money to by such social media post automation tools, but this one could make my life so much easier. I think it’s worth a try.

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