Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]
Buzz Marketing for Technology
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
So I spent the better part of January looking at every social media listening, monitoring, analytics, intelligence and insights firm I could get my hands on. They have staff to pull monthly reports and do what they are calling “Insights analytics. SENTIMENT BASED ANALYTICS. ANALYTIC AGGREGATORS. BEYOND SENTIMENT ANALYTICS. FREE MONITORING SERVICES.
4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics
JANUARY 13, 2011
The Google Analytics Traffic Overview is a report that provides an overview of the different kinds of sources that send traffic to your site. Given the rise of social media, a common question by newbies to Google Analytics is how to track their social media referrals. The graph shows traffic trends; the pie-chart and tables show what is driving the trends. Click on Advanced Segments.
Klout and Kred – Social Influence Comparison
JULY 2, 2012
But within the last year, there is a new player, Kred, which hasn’t quite caught on the way Klout did. I still understand the value of measuring influence from the perspective of brands and analytics. Despite my krotchey Klout reaction, I’ll admit to using Klout, PeerIndex and Kred scores into baseline, weighted influence measurements for analytics purposes. Blech.
How to Use Twitter Analytics: 15 Simple-to-Find Stats to Help You Tweet Better
MAY 5, 2016
We social media marketers are a lucky bunch; not only are there a gigantic number of free social media tools at our disposal (everything from timing tools to social media management tools like Buffer ), there are free tools from the social networks themselves: Facebook insights, Pinterest analytics, and now Twitter analytics, too. When it comes to Twitter analytics and Twitter metrics in general, I’ve done a bit of research into what exactly we can learn—as straightforward as possible—from all the awesome numbers Twitter displays. See below for details.)
Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide
OCTOBER 27, 2010
This post offers a look at some of the popular social media monitoring tools available, as well as a free comparison-chart PDF download. Click here to download the free social-media monitoring comparison guide. Radian6 Due to its large coverage area, robust analytics and workflow management capabilities, Radian6 is ideal for large companies who need in-depth social media monitoring.
The Fight for the Future of Influencer Analytics
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 19, 2012
Klout (and its main competitor, Kred ) are trying to determine how influential a person is in comparison to other persons, and as a secondary data point how influential that person is about particular topics. That is true, and I can look at the analytics from my Buffer and Argyle Social accounts to prove it. The Rise of Channel Influence Analytics. Twitter Influence Analytics.
Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)
The Marketing Blog
MARCH 2, 2010
Home About In the Media Moving One Step Closer to Dream Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study March 3, 2010.10:02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least. Which one would your prefer?
Comparison of 100 Top Companies on Social Business and Corporate Culture
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 22, 2012
Social Business Comparison. recognize that this is not an apples to apples comparison, as many of the companies (especially smaller ones) ranked as Best Companies to Work For are not in the Social Business Index at all. Even with the analytical shortcomings of this approach, however, the findings were surprising to me: Among the 100 Best Companies to Work For, 40 are ranked in the top 900 companies in the Social Business Index. Are social business and corporate culture inevitably linked? Does Being a Good Place to Work Impact Social Business?
A Review of Triberr and the Spin Sucks Analytics
APRIL 12, 2011
For instance, when I compare Spin Sucks analytics from March 8-April 7 and January 8-February 7 (I didn’t compare to February because it was a short month and not a fair comparison), I found: Traffic is up 59 percent. Review of Triberr and the Spin Sucks Analytics originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 12, 2011. It’s been a month that I’ve been a member of Triberr. I’ve had lots of direct messages, emails, and Facebook messages asking what the heck it is and how I like it. So I’m here to tell you. But you know what I like best about it?
A Powerful Exercise inside Google Analytics to Set You Up for a Successful Year of Blogging
JANUARY 18, 2015
It all starts for me in Google Analytics (the tool I use to track how my blogs are performing). Note : I know the mention of ‘analytics’ is enough to put some of you off reading on any further. I get that – I’m not really an analytical guy. Note : comparison reports are a lot of fun and can be very motivating. Audience. Audience Overview. strings.
How I use Google Analytics ‘Compare’ Feature to Motivate Me to Grow My Blog
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
” We’ve covered a whole heap of techniques for growing the amount of traffic you attract to your blog in our Blog Promotion category (also check out this ‘ how to find readers page ‘ and listen to my recent finding reader webinar ) but one thing that has helped me on the ‘motivation’ front lately is the report below in Google Analytics (click to enlarge).
How to Successfully Mine Your Social Media Data
JUNE 22, 2016
common misconception is that you need a data scientist, analyst or analytics professional. With the data, you can then build social media analytics to make sense of the raw information. Popular social networks understand the importance of analytics. Page Likes: This metric shows the total amount of Page Likes and new Page Likes with weekly data comparisons as well.
Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JANUARY 23, 2013
Brands often spend a disproportionate amount of time, money and effort on website branding efforts, in comparison to the relative pittance reserved for complementary Facebook efforts. Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media Analytics content marketing CTA Customer Intelligence Plugins
Business risks from and for the insurance industry
JANUARY 20, 2015
Digital technologies and innovations, the increasing digital communications behavior of consumers, feedback and comparison websites, the list goes on. Digital transformation Research Allianz Allianz Risk Barometer 2015 Big Data cybercrime digital transformation disruption insurance industry predictive analytics
Why Blog Posts Fail
Convince & Convert
JULY 7, 2015
In comparison to its attention-creating forebears like advertising and direct mail, content marketing offers lower production costs on a per-execution basis. You need three things to make this work: Predictive content analytics (we swear by InboundWriter for this. We Enough of a partnership with your blog writers that you can help guide their topics, using predictive analytics.
Ten Ways To Use Analytics And Rev Up Performance
Small Business Mavericks
AUGUST 18, 2014
It’s easy to miss one of the many ways to use the Analytics toolkit to rev up your AdWords performance. Frederick Vallaeys made it easier to find some of the best in his Search Engine Land article, “ These 10 Analytics Reports Will Improve Your AdWords Results “ As always, there are going to be some that are familiar, and some that surprise you in his list: Use the “pages/visit” metric to see if users aren’t finding what your ads are promising. Put a value on keywords that assist conversions with the Model Comparison report.
Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs
JANUARY 19, 2012
Yes, you could do this from Google Analytics (GA) as well (in fact, gShift pulls a fair amount of its reporting data from GA) but gShift presents it all in one spot, attractively graphed out. gShift features extensive social media tracking capabilities as well, pulling analytics from Twitter (e.g. Unlike pure SEO management tools (e.g., Features. site) is helpful. bit.ly URL links).
Taking Inspiration From Inspire
APRIL 11, 2016
year later, in October 2015, Unmetric was first to market again with Unmetric Predict – a product that uses predictive analytics to help content creators understand how well their content is likely to engage with their audience. It’s against this backdrop that all of us at Unmetric would like to say congratulations to another social media analytics company. Uncanny, right?
Is Google becoming evil?
The Way of the Web
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
But recently Google made an announcement that Google Analytics would no longer provide keyword information for users who are logged into their Google profile and using secure search. But hang on – if it really doesn’t matter to individual user privacy, could it be related to the launch of a paid Google Analytics for enterprise with a hefty price?
The Delicate Art of Letting Sacred Cows Go
JANUARY 12, 2015
Precious “must have” initiatives can pale in comparison to other efforts when it comes to delivering actual results. It’s fairly easy to set up these types of goals with a combination of web analytics and CRM. Marketing analytics business content data facebook kpi measurement sacred cow Forced change is one of the hardest aspects of communications today.
What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Though limited (in terms of filters, number of search terms and results) in comparison to the fee-based version of the tool, SM2 Freemium is still an excellent tool for getting a snapshot of your social media landscape—discovering who’s talking about you, your competitors and your industry, what they’re saying, and where they are saying it. Popular with agencies as well as corporate users, Radian6 offers a rich set of tools for social media monitoring, responding, tracking, benchmarking and analytics. simple tool like Google Alerts would pick up most stray citations.
Adapt Or Die
JANUARY 19, 2012
Regardless of what we - as business owners - are capable of, there are bigger forces at play: technology, connectivity, mobility, analytics, data, creativity, commerce, publishing and more will continue to reshape and change how we do business. My guess is that the next five to ten years are going to make the past decade's disruption seem minor in comparison. analytics. Do you like the saying, "adapt or die" ? There are days when it is the soundtrack of my life and then there are days when I shake my head at what the connotation truly means. Think about it. apple.
A Deeper Look at the Twitter Metrics You Should Be Tracking
JUNE 7, 2016
Get started by visiting Twitter’s native analytics site and logging in with your Twitter username and password. Check out our Twitter Profiles, Twitter Comparison and Twitter Listening reports in Sprout Social. The Twitter Comparison Report. The Twitter Comparison report is a powerful way to gain insight on how your Twitter strategy stacks up to that of your competitors.
The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach
APRIL 30, 2013
You can also use Topsy Analytics to compare profiles, domains or keywords and see what content has received the most links. But if you are looking for a simple way to do a relative comparison of users, these tools offer a basic metric you can use. Related posts: The Best Free Tools for Twitter Analytics. Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools. Topsy.
Analyze Performance with the New Facebook Pages Report
JUNE 15, 2016
Our new report enables users to analyze message volume, engagement, paid activity and audience demographics across one or more Pages through our Facebook Analytics tools. The new Facebook Pages Report includes analytics that span the social marketing spectrum and provides marketers with deeper insights into a brand’s Facebook strategy. What’s New? An Enhanced User Experience.
Four Metrics for Measuring Social ROI
JANUARY 25, 2013
Using Google Analytics to track down the number of users who, referred by social media channels, visited the brand’s official website, will outline which channels are beneficial as traffic boosters that have the potential of leading to increased sales. This metric refers to measuring the effectiveness of a brand’s own social media activities in comparison to that of its competitors. Marketers
The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor
MARCH 30, 2016
Social Analytics. Track your social media analytics in relation to what you monitor and produce reports. Check out our social media analytics compass. You’ll want to own the conversation online related to your products and services in comparison to your competitors. Digimind is a nicely designed monitoring and analytics platform. You may also be monitored!!
40% of Leading Brands Use Instagram
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 13, 2012
While Instagram’s 40% pales in comparison to the 98% of Interbrand Top 100 brands that are on Facebook (94% on Twitter), Instagram’s rise in popularity among brands has been impressive, especially considering the platform’s lack of administrative or brand management features ( Marketing Profs ). How active are these top brands on Instagram? 37 have an active profile.
The Best Tools for Keyword Research, Competitive Analysis and Trending Topics
OCTOBER 7, 2014
And now that the vast majority of keyword referral data in analytics tools is “not provided” or “keyword unavailable” it’s one of the best available sources. There’s also a domain comparison report that allows you to see what terms a competitor is ranking for that you are not (or alternatively what intersecting terms you share). Keyword Research. 1.
5 Things Google+ Pages for Brands Are Missing
NOVEMBER 8, 2011
Google+ Pages for brands have launched; let the comparisons to Facebook brand pages begin! Analytics. No analytics make is nearly impossible for brands to measure success (however they choose to define it) on their pages. 5. Many people have been boasting the potential search engine optimization advantages these Google+ Pages will have, but there are 5 important things Facebook Pages have that Google+ Pages currently do not. 1. Vanity URLs. Find us at facebook.com/firebellysocial is a lot easier to remember (and takes up a lot less space) than find us at [link]. 2.
Mistake Math – Why We’re Valuing Facebook Fans All Wrong
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 26, 2010
However, in comparison to your Facebook fans, your email subscribers usually provide far more important information to your business when they subscribe. Without an expensive analytics subscription, you can’t with utter reliability compare your website traffic to your competitors. Tweet Part 2 of a 3-Part Rant. Remember, the goal isn’t to be good at Facebook.
How to Find the Right Content Distribution
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Yes, I know averages are lies , but just by comparing the top two analytics screen grabs, you can see it was harmful. For instance, I might ask Buffer if they would kindly highlight a PR metrics post, for comparison. By Gini Dietrich One of the things my team and I are working diligently on is finding new ways to distribute content and engage new audiences. Not so much.
My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers
DECEMBER 21, 2011
Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools. used to do team comparison posts with some frequency but I scaled back, mainly because the figures become outdated so quickly (and since social media is more than a numbers game). The post on Facebook analytics tools did well considering I just published it last week. Original idea! Is LinkedIn the New Old Boys Network?
Twitter Audience Insights – Late to the Party, but Valuable Addition
JUNE 2, 2015
Twitter recently made a big splash in the social media world when they announced their new analytics – called audience insights. What I like about the new analytics is that it will allow users to track their personal performance (if they have goals associated – thought leadership, eyeballs, etc.) or to see who on their network is truly engaged with them. The thing that stood out was that this was something that I have used with FB for years – while it isn’t as robust, it does give a comparison point. social media Twitter Twitter Analytics Twitter Audience Insights
The Only 4 Reasons Agencies Should Care About Their Own Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 5, 2012
Potential clients, during the comparison shopping and due diligence process. Agency Promotion Content Marketing agency promotion blogging content marketing social media metrics web analyticsMimicry is not a strategy. Compulsion is not a strategy. Yet, far too many agencies are devoting resources to content marketing and social media solely because they feel they have to do so. Ouch).
Time Spent on Mobile Apps Totals 76% of Time Spent Watching TV
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Mobile device users are spending more and more time on mobile apps, according to a new report from mobile app analytics firm Flurry. US consumers spent an average of 127 minutes on mobile apps per day, a gain of 35% year-over-year. So how does mobile app usage compare to desktop web usage — or to the time spent watching TV? A comparison of Flurry’s mobile app data with web usage indicates that US consumers spend more time in apps than surfing the web via desktop. Time spent in mobile apps now totals 76% of time spent watching television.
Forrester: Email and search drive online sales, not social
SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
What about long-lead sales (as I said in response to last year’s version of this same report, last-click analysis is very flawed - and much social traffic via apps often displays in web analytics as direct traffic, for that matter)? Social media, says the report, drives less than 1% of online sales. As reported by Marketing Pilgrim : Paid search matters most for new customers.
Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
For bloggers, that’s not an overly dramatic comparison, as the Twitter share count has been used as talisman of “social proof” since Twitter became de rigueur as a content sharing platform and sites started baking sharing icons into their pages. Well, guess what else is featured on the analytics dashboard? Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Where’d the numbers go?
How to Create a Video Marketing Strategy for Your Business
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
APRIL 17, 2012
YouTube analytics counts the amount of times a video has been watched, how many likes, dislikes, and shares it has had, which is a fantastic way to understand what does and does not work: Google Analytics is a great way to gather information about how users interact with your site. This is a guest post from Neil Davidson. But where do you start? The key is strategy. Have clear goals.
What Happened After I Closed Guest Post Submissions
JULY 24, 2013
In this post, I thought I would quickly share the results of taking over sole authorship of Kikolani since March, comparing eight months of analytics and subscriber data. Analytics Comparison. First, let’s look at the Audience Overview in Google Analytics for the first four months without guest writers with the previous four months with guest writers. What Changed.
SEMRush Review: How to Beat Competitors in Search
MAY 11, 2016
This is really useful when you want to do a comparison of traffic for you, competitors etc. The first one I highlighted is for Twitter analytics. If you look at the image below you’ll see the ad run by Sprout Social and my organic search result. The free version does provide some useful analytics to start with. SEMRush provides this functionality and a lot more! Action.
Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization
JUNE 26, 2014
Furthermore, these apps can supply you with social analytics, comparison tools, website tracking, reporting and much more. A few of these apps include: Topsy. It also provides the ability to reply to individual mentions on Twitter and has additional features such as social analytics and social trends, data filters, influencer identifiers and more. Paid Apps. Mention.
4 Important Snapchat Metrics Your Brand Should Be Measuring
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 7, 2015
By comparison, Facebook has 8 billion daily video views and YouTube roughly 4 billion. It’s understandable why a new and complicated platform like Snapchat without formal analytics would be hard for marketers to dive right into. billion views (with a b). Let that sink in for a second. That’s massive. highlight to tweet). Total Unique Views. Total Story Completions. Completion Rate.