SAN MATEO, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Viralheat, the social media marketing suite provider, today announced it is unveiling Flint 2.0, a new version of its popular publishing tool for Chrome. Flint 2.0 now also includes social sharing for Firefox and Safari. The easy-to-use application supports cross-platform engagement, allowing users to simultaneously post to their Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ accounts in just two simple clicks from any page in Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
In order for businesses to stay on top of social media management, it takes research, awareness of current trends and continuous creative thinking to create fresh, compelling content. In fact, successful daily management of social channels can help businesses of all sizes drive brand awareness and maintain customer engagement.
Viralheat's all-in-one social media marketing suite makes it easy for social media marketers to manage, monitor, analyze and engage across multiple platforms. Marketers can connect all of their social accounts for individual or cross-channel publishing in addition to easy access to mentions about their company, brand or keyword searches. Viralheat also provides detailed reporting and analytics across Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and websites.
Here's how the new version works: Flint 2.0 allows users to publish articles and stories to any of their connected social media accounts in two clicks from anywhere on Safari, Firefox or Chrome's browsers when signed into their Viralheat account. Next, when users click the Flint logo on the page they wish to share, the Viralheat publishing box appears showing pre-populated information, ready to post to the selected accounts. Users also can select an image, link, quote or text selection on a web page, and then right-click to share via Flint, with the option to use any of the publishing suite features to edit the post prior to sharing.
"Typically, it can be a struggle for content managers to regularly come up with content to share, and keep engagement high," said Vishal Sankhla, Co-founder, Viralheat. "With its simple online user interface, the new Flint 2.0 allows people to easily and quickly publish inspiring and relevant content across all social media, in just two clicks. And because they are better able to share rich content on a timely basis, users tell us that Flint 2.0 has actually allowed them to grow their follower base, even up to 2 times in some cases."
According to Sankhla, the new version offers numerous additional benefits, including: increased engagement across all social media platforms; the opportunity to drive traffic and increase link and content sharing; the chance to expand social influence; and the opportunity to maintain a consistent social network presence.
Flint 2.0 also boasts a time zone support feature, which allows users to schedule unlimited tweets, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn updates in advance. In addition, the publishing tool offers a geo-targeted publishing function, allowing users to specify targeted updates for Facebook, according to city, state, country or region.
Viralheat is the unified social media marketing suite for businesses. Trusted by more than 12,000 brands worldwide, Viralheat combines social media management and intelligence in a single platform encompassing account management, monitoring, engagement, and analytics. With its comprehensive platform and flexible pricing, Viralheat easily scales as your social media and business goals evolve. Viralheat is headquartered in San Mateo, California. For more information, visit www.viralheat.com.