Creating content for a social media channel can be tricky if you don’t know where to start, and if you don’t have a big budget, you’ll need to spare every penny you can. 

So here is a list of our teams top 5 free apps for social media content creation.


Canva is an online tool that allows you to design and create graphic content.

 It’s filled with pre made templates to edit, or if you’ve got a keen eye for design you can create graphics.

You can create everything from social media posts and logos, to
infographics, magazines and everything in between.

This is a great app, that’s drag and drop features make it easy to use and is available on tablet and mobile for those who are always on the go.


Hootsuite allows you create, publish and schedule messages to all your social networks from one place.

The social media management system is easy to use with drop down and drag and drop features.

It will even tell you how many words you have written (this is especially handy for twitter) and will also display the post on the right-hand side before you publish the content, so you can make sure that your content is perfect


When you are managing a company social media account you’re reaching thousands of followers in an instant, and anything you post represents the brands you work with.

Every once in a while a spelling or grammar mistake can slip through the net, although not the end of the world it does not reflect positively on the company account.

But don’t worry Grammarly has your back, Grammarly automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in your writing. 

You can use Grammarly across emails, documents, messages and social media (it’s well worth downloading)


Hashtagify tracks the visibility of different hashtags Instagram and Twitter, allowing you to get your content seen by a more relevant and wider audience.

Simply search the word you have # and review the report below. 

You can subscribe to hashtagify to get more benefits, including custom suggestions, full reports, and competitor analysis, but if you’re just starting out the free version works well.


Images are crucial for any content creation, but stock image subscriptions can cost a fortune.

That’s why we recommend you check out Pexels.

The team behind Pexels believes in empowering creators-they do this by providing high quality, free licensed stock photos to the design community.

All photos are tagged and are easily searchable if your not sure what you’re looking for you can even check our their discover page for inspiration

Need help with your social media? Struggling to create your own content? Call one of our experts today on 01702 668558 to see how they help you transform your social media accounts today!