Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
As a blogger, there are numerous tools at your disposal to track how your content is doing. Enter: PostRank. deceptively simple yet dynamic tool for bloggers which measures what it calls “Engagement Events such as a comment, a bookmarked link, or a tweet about a particular post. There are several tabs within PostRank, each designed to give you a unique view of the data.
Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani
OCTOBER 12, 2010
This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. Types of Video Posts for Bloggers This post includes five types of videos and video posts that bloggers can incorporate into their blog to enhance their blogging content. What is PostRank? Series. Blogging Tips. Blog Marketing. Commenting.
How to Reach Out to Bloggers
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. Bloggers can be fickle and often work to the beat of their own drum. I get dozens of pitches a day.
Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tom H. C. Anderson
Social Media Citizens
APRIL 21, 2011
Market Research” (Research Business Report, 2009), Tom is also a prominent blogger , recognized authority on social media, and the founder of Next Gen Market Research (NGMR), one of the most active networking groups for market researchers on the Web. PostRank is trying to measure this across a few channels. Tom H. C. Named the “Uncrowned Father of Web 3.0 are good. Anderson
How Bloggers Can Make Money from Brands
APRIL 6, 2011
Bloggers everywhere need to rethink their approaches: display advertising needs reinvention: who’s it working for? As a blogger, you need to make some serious strategic calls on where to put your focus because content-making is heavy going. Most recently, I’ve been working with Kleenex Mums to help build a blogger-centric online community. bigger punch with an agency or brand. I was on a panel recently at the Aussie Bloggers Conference. started listing all the benefits that I see available from working with bloggers, and they fell politely into these four buckets. 1.
How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting
MAY 1, 2011
started out on sites by photo bloggers I met at a photowalk in downtown Phoenix and branched out from there with people in their comments and on their blogrolls. In just a few weeks, I have found a lot of great photo bloggers to interact with. See what posts have the highest engagement on any of my feeds with the PostRank Chrome Extension. In Google Reader, of course. Results.
What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data
AUGUST 25, 2010
Like many bloggers, I’ve gone in and out of writing, and that doesn’t help with maintaining a consistent flow of traffic to your blog. My analysis and thoughts follow. Most achieved a Postrank of higher then 6, and 9 out of the 10 articles dealt with social media. But I like anyone loves to see people visit. Based on the data above, here is what I’ve learned: 1.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Blogger : Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by Google that allows individuals and companies to host and publish a blog. Google Documents : Google Documents is a group of Web-based office applications that includes tools for word processing, presentations, and spreadsheet analysis. TypePad : TypePad is a free and paid blogging platform similar to Blogger.
Social Media Optimization Tools
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Eric Miraglia ‘s Inlink Analyzer is a back link analysis tool based on Yahoo’s Site Explorer that not only counts and displays source links to a particular URL, but it also shows if the source links were bookmarked on Delicious and what keyword tags were used. Majestic SEO is easily one of the most powerful and useful link analysis tools available. link] Fedtech, Inc.
Facebook Becomes Most Popular US Web Site
MARCH 16, 2010
recent study by Nielson Company showed that the average American spends 7 hours a month on the site: And based on TechCrunch’s analysis of data from Gigya , 44% of social sharing on the Web is driven by Facebook: Are you using Facebook as a marketing engagement tool? Well, I am a tech blogger at [link] and I am a big fan of the facebook fan page. according to Hitwise.
How to Generate Blog Post Ideas
MAY 6, 2010
Use Postrank to Find Engaging Posts When I wrote a post about the 28 items in my internet marketing toolbox, I covered a nifty little service called Postrank Analytics which lets you see your most shared blog posts on sites like Digg, Delicious and Twitter. While the service was a little too basic to pay for, I do still enjoy the company’s Postrank tool. Home What the F
10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two)
OCTOBER 31, 2010
PostRank PostRank does what it sounds like it should: ranks the quality of posts based on a set of variables. If you see something with a PostRank 10 next to it, thats a pretty good indication its a decent post. Powered by Blogger. Pages. Home About Connect Got something? The response to the post was phenomenal and prompted me to look at some more tools that might be worth adding to the must master list. So, without further ado, here is round two. mobiReady + Mippin The future of web is mobile. But is your website / blog optimized for interaction on a mobile device?
12 Social Media Marketing Myths
JANUARY 19, 2010
There are many free blogging tools, too, like WordPress, Blogger, FriendFeed, and Twitter. According to analysis by iStrategyLabs , Facebook experienced 276% growth in users aged 35-54 in 2009 and is its fastest growing segment. Earlier this week on Twitter, I came across a great list of 12 leading social media myths by a blogger on the West Coast, Pam Dyer. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 12 Social Media Marketing Myths by Pam Dyer on January 19, 2010 Share For brands, resistance to social media is futile. It’s for kids.
Strategy Before Tactics: The Basics of Social Media
JANUARY 21, 2010
Tim Ho , an avid blogger and digital strategist at Ogilvy PR, has assembled a set of insights for people who are new to social media. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Strategy Before Tactics: The Basics of Social Media by Pam Dyer on January 21, 2010 Share Many marketers are planning to incorporate social media into their mix this year. Before you take the social-media plunge, look at the slides below. As always, tactics follow strategy — a frequently overlooked fact that leads to poor results. What do you think? Thanks again for the post.
Social Media: Tracking Its Exponential Growth [Stats, Video]
MAY 10, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media: Tracking Its Exponential Growth [Stats, Video] by Pam Dyer on May 10, 2010 Share Many of you are probably familiar with Social Media Revolution , a fantastic video created last year by Erik Qualman that examined the explosion of social media onto the modern scene. You’d better. Source Pamorama [.] love it.
Measuring Social Media ROI
DECEMBER 21, 2009
PostRank Analytics : This suite of tools takes top-level data from Google Analytics and layers social media engagement on top of it. What About Sentiment Analysis? This is where sentiment analysis comes in. Does a higher sentiment analysis on Twitter lead to more visits or sales? An increase in Web site traffic was the No. are important components of ROI calculation.
25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media
OCTOBER 13, 2010
This year, I have had the fortune of being a regular contributor and guest blogger on a lot of awesome sites, including Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Journal , Search Engine Watch , Stay on Search , Vertical Measures , Famous Bloggers , and many others. 14 Free SEO Tools and Resources From SEOmoz – Along with some awesome pro tools, SEOmoz offers some freebies (or limited use) tools for keyword research, competitor analysis, and more. Earlier this week, I shared the top 25 blogging and social media posts on Kikolani. Blogging. Link Building. Social Media.
16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media
FEBRUARY 3, 2010
PDF) As bloggers and Webmasters, we want most or all of these things: more visitors, more subscribers, more comments, more money, more inbound links, and more people saying good things about us. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media by Pam Dyer on February 3, 2010 Share Whether you’re keeping up with family members or growing your company’s brand, social media has become integral to many aspects of our lives. And it’s getting harder to keep up. Building a Social Media Team , Amber Naslund. link]. link].
Weekly Roundup: The Long Of It
JANUARY 23, 2011
Granted, the title has the word “essay in it, but even so, it’s an incredible combination of explanation and analysis that I haven’t even been able to wrap my head around fully yet. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Earlier this week, there was a great guest post over at Spin Sucks on how long or short blog posts should be. Now what? Appreciated.
Automation in Public Relations Measurement: Yea/Nay?
NOVEMBER 18, 2010
Traditional and social media monitoring vendors often report the quality of their sentiment analysis in terms of “accuracy;” that is, the percentage of stories or posts that the tool’s algorithm and a human reader agree on. Mark as read Approve comment Sentiment analysis is getting better and teachable (Baysian) capabilities are helping. website visitors and sales leads) 3. Lets play.
Social Media Ethics: Resources to Help You Stay Out of Trouble
MARCH 1, 2010
link] Pam Dyer The FTC is cracking down on bloggers vis a vis disclosure. link] Pam Dyer The FTC is cracking down on bloggers vis a vis disclosure. He teaches Word of Mouth Marketing at Northwestern, taught Entrepreneurship at the Wharton School of Business, ran a business incubator, and has started half a dozen companies. The blogosphere expects to know your motivations.”
40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading
DECEMBER 16, 2009
The purpose of the blog is to cover all issues pertaining to Facebook including new applications, general news, and analysis about the future of Facebook. Best consumed by bloggers, entrepreneurs, Web publishers, marketers, freelancers and small business owners. Neville Hobson : Neville Hobson is a communicator, blogger, and podcaster, one of the leading European early adopters and influencers in social media communication for business. ReadWriteWeb : ReadWriteWeb is a blog that provides analysis of Web products and trends. Blonde 2.0′s and social media news.
Snapping at Synapses: Why Digital Death Sucks
DECEMBER 4, 2010
Ill leave the analysis to you, Arik, and Robin. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. If you’re catching up, notice anything different over the past few days? Are you sure? You mean the sun still rose in the east, and your days have been going (relatively) according to plan? Uh oh. As of last night, fans had donated just over $201,000. Makes sense to me. Stupid.
28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox
MARCH 1, 2010
Feedburner If you’re a blogger and you’re not using Feedburner, I first of all want to know where you’ve been, and secondly need to say that you have been missing out. Postrank I have been using Postrank Analytics for about 3 weeks now and find it really impressive. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" He has no sight at all. No problem. Cheers Oscar.
Sticky PR Measurement: Are We There Yet?
NOVEMBER 1, 2010
Too many graduates come out bursting with words and not a clue about how to create a pivot table or do a regression analysis. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Sticky PR Measurement: Are We There Yet? Probably quite often. Darrel W.
26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Reputation
DECEMBER 6, 2009
Billing itself as “the leading blog search engine, Technorati has been helping bloggers and those with their fingers on the blog pulse stay informed for years. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand’s Reputation by Pam Dyer on December 6, 2009 Share Are you listening? Do you know what people are saying about your brand? If you have customers, odds are they’re talking about you to their coworkers, to their friends, and to anyone else within earshot — including those on social networks. Yahoo!
Coca-Cola's Shrewd New Social Media Policy
JANUARY 12, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Coca-Cola’s Shrewd New Social Media Policy by Pam Dyer on January 12, 2010 Share The buzz about social media and how to leverage it for branding, marketing, advertising, PR, and CRM has been building over the past few years. As a result, many companies are just beginning to develop corporate social media policies.
Fetching Friday – Resources, SEO Blogging Contest & Sheep LED Art
JULY 23, 2010
Simple co-citation analysis and link prospecting – a process for finding link prospects for a linkable asset using simple, targeted, hostname-only co-citation analysis. How to use PostRank for social media analytics and engagement – check out the social sharing statistics on your site & others, plus get a free three month trial of their analytics to get in-depth engagement analytics. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a new SEO blogging contest, and some creative sheep LED art on kikolani.com. Facebook.
Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online
DECEMBER 1, 2009
Steps to Startup with WordPress: The Guide for the Wannabe Blogger =-. Steps to Startup with WordPress: The Guide for the Wannabe Blogger =-. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online by Pam Dyer on December 1, 2009 Share If you spend a lot of time on the Web you already know this, but a new study from eMarketer has found that people behave much differently online than offline. According to the research, originally conducted by by Euro RSCG Worldwide , “cyberdisinhibition has caused 43% of U.S.-based
Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
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 Crushing the Myth of B2B Social Media December 27th, 2009 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet In nearly every speech or Webinar I conduct, someone in the audience asks “But all this social media stuff doesn’t apply to B2B right? Yes, social media applies to B2B. Of course. appreciate it.
Pepsi Sidelines Super Bowl Ads, Opts for Social Media Push
JANUARY 5, 2010
So on Super Bowl Sunday this year, while you and I are watching the sports and advertising spectacle, Pepsi will be marshaling an army of texters, bloggers, and tweeters in an attempt to rewrite the rules of marketing. Do you enjoy NFL football? If so, we’ll both be watching the Super Bowl on February 7th. Pepsi is historically a prodigious broadcast advertiser. Please leave a comment!
Best of #SMAZ – Blogging Tips, Social Media ROI, & SEO
JANUARY 26, 2010
Blogging Tips for Serious Bloggers. The presentation included great tips for both beginning to advanced bloggers. For more great tips for serious bloggers, you can also check out the slides from the presentation. 11 Must Dos For The Serious Blogger from Jay Baer. So, without further ado, here is a story of my day at #SMAZ. Almost Not Making It. Giant Rabbits. Closing.
Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.
Convince & Convert
MARCH 3, 2010
Help clients tie search success to social media through wise keyword analysis, multi-media optimization and ongoing link acquisition. Between bit.ly and Postrank, and Tweetmeme and Topsy and Facebook Insights and about 1,000 other tools you can use to precisely measure social media success, there is literally no excuse to not ALWAYS BE TESTING. 6. Yesterday, I gave a presentation in Tempe, AZ to Agencyside , a conference of advertising and PR agency owners. Forrester Research shows that from 2009-2014, U.S. Maybe Selena Gomez autographs, or Danica Patrick NASCAR collectibles.
What Google's Real-Time Search Means for Brands
DECEMBER 13, 2009
link] jake@targetedadvertisement I think that real time search will be great for bloggers like you and I. link] jake@targetedadvertisement I think that real time search will be great for bloggers like you and I. Google’s real-time search is poised to have a significant effect on brands in the social media space. Everyone has the potential to be influential more than ever before.