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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Can social media ROI really be measured?

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior. Offers audits and reports plus daily social media alerts. Social Response ($) | Formerly Cotweet.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? News can travel extremely fast through social media. Monitoring beyond social media. Range of coverage.

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The Most Popular Summer Blockbuster Movies in Social Media

Adam Sherk

Alterian recently released some data on the most popular summer blockbusters in social media, focusing specifically on movies with May and June release dates. According to their data Fast Five and Thor are far and away the most popular summer movies with each getting 38%+ of social media activity among the selected group of films: (click to enlarge). Social Medi

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I’ve been meaning to do this braindump for a while now. I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media. paid media plan.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.pamorama.net

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools by Pam Dyer on October 12, 2010 Share From fans to followers, brands are actively working to engage their current and future customers via social media — and online reputation management is quickly becoming a vital part of doing business.

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Marketing Has a Long Way to Go

Spin Sucks

Jackie works for Walker Sands , the agency for Alterian , a social web content and monitoring company. Allow me to introduce you to the Alterian survey of nearly 1,500 marketing professionals to discover where brands stand when it comes to budgets, social media, level of personalization, and if they are ready for growth or if they’re at risk.

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. s, 50?s,

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. Facebook and Twitter are some of the main outlets for social media, but there are numerous types of social media like blogs, wikis, forums, chat rooms, etc. Since so many people are gathering to share ideas, and concepts through social media, it is important for businesses to monitor how their brand is being handled through the various social media channels.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Given that WPO is the fusion of SEO, social media, interactive PR , and online reputation management, that’s a tall order. Web CEO , SEO Powersuite ), social media monitoring tools (e.g., Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., media mentions), competitors and countries. Unlike pure SEO management tools (e.g., Features. Pricing.

Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

At a recent BlogWell event I got a chance to hear Robert Raines from Chevron present his Social Media program and how he reports their activity into the Boardroom. It all starts with the Pulse Report that Chevron had produced by Edelman (their PR firm) using their Alterian’s SM2 social media monitoring tool. Email this to a friend? Share this on Facebook.

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Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide

www.pr2020.com

blogs, forums, social networks) and responding to relevant posts is an effective strategy for organizations looking to: understand brand perception from internal and external audiences, connect with buyer personas , increase visibility online, establish thought leadership , provide value to their online communities and become familiar with how target audiences interact online. What Next?

Social Media Monitoring Tools – 2010 Review (intro)

www.freshnetworks.com

Over the last few weeks we’ve been carrying out detailed tests and analysis on 7 social media monitoring tools – Alterian , Brandwatch , Biz360 , Nielsen My Buzzmetrics , Radian6 ,  Scoutlabs and Sysomos – so that we can provide an in-depth review of the tools and a comprehensive report laying out the pros and cons for each tool.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. That is what has driven social media adoption. Many of these were other B2B marketers, but others were social media experts, journalists, PR professionals, or just plain fascinating personalities. What is it? aaker.

Social Media Monitoring Tools In Action: Radian6 vs Alterian / Techrigy SM2

www.covisio.com

Not too long ago I followed a nice discussion on Ken Burbary’s blog about social media monitoring tools. Ken had come along some noticeable inconsistencies in the results reported by two leading social media platforms, namely Radian6 and Alterian/Techrigy SM2. Social Media Social Media Monitoring Alterian listening campaign Radian6 social media tools Techrigy SM

The “Must-Have&# Tool Kit of Social Media Citizen Vol. 2

Social Media Citizens

There are as many social media tools as there are posts about these tools. It is a list of tools which has been used by top social media people generated from the interview series with Top Social Media Citizens. Social Mention. SM2 Alterian. Tools social media toolsFree tools: Tweedeck. HootSuite. Seesmic Desktop. Google Alerts.

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The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media August 18th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The enthusiasm about social media among public relations professionals is rampant, and encouraging.

3 Reasons To Dig Deeper In Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post by Connie Bensen , the Director of Community Strategy and Social Media at Alterian , which provides leading marketing products for the enterprise. Brands have realized that social networks offer an opportunity to interact directly with consumers. social media listening tool can help uncover those questions. She also blogs at [link].

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Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

After two years at the helm of Avaya’s social media strategy which produced a very strong ROI in the Social Customer Support area, I am happy to say we finally got that strategy institutionalized within the Support organization so I found myself with a rare opportunity to evolve our strategy from brand monitoring and reputation management to something higher order like Social Insights.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. We’ve also expanded the focus of the #Nifty50 this year to include an element of social good—the #Nifty50 Kids project. Stacey Acevero. sacevero. kishau.

How Engaged is Your Brand?

Social Email Marketing

Late last year Alterian surveyed 1,462 marketers around the world at various industry event for their eighth annual survey. Email marketing Social media marketing email marketing engagement segmentation social media marketingThe basic question was: How engaged is your brand? Respondents in this survey agreed with other surveys which found that expectations were that marketing budgets would.

Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

Webbiquity SMM

While there are unquestionably many ways that social media marketing results can be measured , the debate rages on as to whether it’s truly possible to quantify the ROI from these activities. Some experts contend that because social media activity is rich in metrics , you can and should be measuring ROI constantly. Anything that measures social interaction.

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Out with the Old (Marketing) And In With the New

Blue Focus Marketing

Consumers are already bombarded with thousands of marketing messages on a daily basis but the majority of them are ignored”, according to Scott Goodson, in his Forbes article, “Become a Social Business”. More Media Options Today. Today, the proliferation of media choices has left consumers with more options than time. Trust is Social Media’s Sweet Spot. No Pain.

Social Media Success Starts with Listening

Webbiquity SMM

The grandmotherly maxim, “The good Lord gave you two ears but only one mouth for a reason&# applies to social interactions in general, but is nowhere more critical than in social media marketing. Without this information, the company’s social media pronouncements appear off-topic, unsolicited and out of touch. Tag them on social bookmarking sites.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. That is what has driven social media adoption. Many of these were other B2B marketers, but others were social media experts, journalists, PR professionals, or just plain fascinating personalities. What is it?

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Social Media Monitoring Tools – How to Pick The Right One July 7th, 2010 |Written By: Katie Van Domelen | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Katie Van Domelen , the social media manager at Off Madison Ave in Tempe, Arizona.

Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing In A Big Way

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing in a Big Way by Pam Dyer on January 21, 2010 Share Integrated marketing services provider Alterian today released the results of their seventh annual survey on social media marketing adoption. Alterian found that 66% of respondents will be investing in social media marketing (SMM) in 2010. To get a copy of the full report of the Alterian Annual Survey results, sign up here.

Why community matters

Gemma Went

This is a guest post from James Ainsworth, marketing specialist at Alterian. Community Social Media blogging communityThis blog post may upset one or two of you. I’m sorry about that. want to talk about coffee and realise I may well have lost a sizeable audience of tea drinkers before I’ve even got to the good part. You see, [.].

21 Free Social Media Tracking tools

www.chrisrawlinson.com

Chris Rawlinson The Marketing Gentleman's Log Home Contact Photo Gallery Who is Chris Rawlinson 21 Free Social Media Tracking tools January 5, 2010 by admin Happy New Year and hope you all had a fabulous Christmas. To help get things off to a good start for the year I thought I would share with you 21 great social media tracking tools available to use for free.

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Interview with Social Media Citizen: Gemma Went

Social Media Citizens

Gemma Went is the Director of Red Cube Marketing , a communications agency integrating Marketing, PR and Social Media. You can follow Gemma on Twitter or Linkedin. G: How and why did you get into social m edia business? G: I’ve been in the comms game for over 10 years. That plan soon changed as I became immersed in social media. think it’s an UI thing.

Social Media Etiquette: 6 Important Lessons Learned from One Japanese Company’s Major Twitter Mistake

windmillnetworking.com

Social media is a fascinating and new medium for  business es.  If done right, social media can be an incredibly viral way of spreading the word about your  company , brand, or product. However, because of its “viral&# nature, companies are learning the hard way that social media can amplify the good, and the bad, about your company and/or products.

What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else?

Net-Savvy Executive

The announcement's not exactly a surprise—Radian6 was the obvious acquisition target in social media analysis (SMA), and their platform had supported Salesforce integration since mid-2009. Blogging about the day's big news is sort of obvious, so I'll focus on the question I haven't seen raised yet: what does the Radian6 acquisition mean to the other companies in social media analysis ? A few thoughts for discussion: Radian6 just took a big step toward solidifying its position as the standard. Enterprise software has noticed social media analysis.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 7 Important Steps to Great Business Communication Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video » Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine Marketing Relevance Posted by admin Aug 27th, 2010 Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 7 Important Steps to Great Business Communication Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video » Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine Marketing Relevance Posted by admin Aug 27th, 2010 Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 7 Important Steps to Great Business Communication Spacebook and Danceroulette Music Video » Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine Marketing Relevance Posted by admin Aug 27th, 2010 Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant.

Using social media monitoring to improve your search engine marketing relevance

Conversionation

Alterian has launched a series of white papers earlier this year under the name ‘social Media ROI’ I downloaded them and thought they provide useful insights and tips, so I decided to tackle some of them. The first one is called “Four ways to take your Search Marketing. Click title to read more

Radian6 – Monitoring Social Media

www.theappgap.com

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter Radian6 – Monitoring Social Media by Bill Ives November 10, 2008 at 5:38 pm · Filed under Reviews With the continuing rise of Web 2.0 Chris used the term “social phone” to describe how many conversations on the Web have evolved. So how do companies answer the social phone? like this feature. Web 3.0

Brand Monitoring: Where Are They Now?

Net-Savvy Executive

couple of CEOs have pointed out how few of the vendors ever featured in Forrester's reports on social media analysis are still independent. Cymfony is now part of WPP's Kantar Media. To complete our set of steak knives Wave reports, we have Zach Hofer-Shall's July 2010 update on Listening Platforms , which added four companies to Forrester's coverage: Alterian Entered the market through its 2009 acquisition of Techrigy. Back-channel emails are a wonderful thing. So, in the spirit of the filmmaker who's not sure how to end a movie, let's roll the "where are they now?"

Social Media Monitoring Tools Demystified: Analysing Sources

energise2-0.com

When aligned with an integrated and coordinated Social Media Strategy as described in Step6: Social Media Strategy Development and the Balanced Scorecard this type of analysis becomes extremely powerful. have written before about the criticality of Social Media Monitoring tools to business success. iii) There is no one tool that will do everything.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

www.pamil-visions.net

When it comes to media monitoring and analytics, it’s really hard to choose. Crimson Hexagon’s platform for social media monitoring and analysis empowers companies to gain actionable insight into consumer opinion of their brand, product, or market by tapping into the billions of conversations taking place in online media. Social Media Metabase monitors more than 1.3

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