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Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights

www.web-strategist.com

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter A few years ago, critics said Blogging was a fad. Social data is overwhelming. Social Analytics and Social Insights are Components of the Social CRM Suite. Not here, yet.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. viralWoot

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6 Savvy Ways Pros Use Social Media Monitoring (and you can too)!

Harp Interactive

Blog brand monitoring Monitoring monitoring tools Social Media & SEO monitoring strategy social media monitoring social media monitoring tools Read more. ).

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. The first report in the space was Peter Kim's Forrester Wave: Brand Monitoring (September 2006), which introduced us to seven companies: Biz360 Acquired by Attensity in 2010. Cymfony is now part of WPP's Kantar Media. 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?" It's now known as Dow Jones Insight. Companies

Social Media ROI with these 195+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.salesrescueteam.com

Home About Recommendations 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Website Sales program Small Business Apps Read Up…RSS Sales Rescue Team Want More Customers? 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Is Social Media ROI on your mind?  Social media is about relationships.  So is email. Special thanks to  Infusionsoft (Email Marketing 2.0

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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The Convergence of Search and Social Part 2 – Social Media

Josh S Peters

Social media can be the perfect catalyst for telling your brand’s story and activating new customers or it can be a huge waste of time, money and resources if it’s mismanaged. Taking a look at the pyramid above we can see what social media is the best at and what should be the base for your social media activities. Enhance Branding and Awareness .

12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business by Pam Dyer on June 1, 2010 Share Social media is fast becoming an essential part part the marketing mix for brands. Here are 12 compelling reasons to use social media to help grow your business: 1.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that. This is one component of Social CRM, which if you haven’t heard about, please read the report on the 18 use cases of Social CRM.

3 Powerful (and free) Tools to Measure Brand Awareness

Harp Interactive

Brand Awareness is always at or near the top of our client’s list when we discuss social media marketing goals. Even for large brands, Brand Awareness continues to appear as one of the top 3 goals…typically in the form of “enhanced” Brand Awareness or “top of mind” Awareness. Blog Metrics Social Media Marketing Tools and Resources brand monitoring monitoring toolsAnd the question usually comes down to… what should we measure (and how) to determine awareness and our success in achieving such?

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3 Powerful (and free) Tools to Measure Brand Awareness

Harp Interactive

Brand Awareness is always at or near the top of our client’s list when we discuss social media marketing goals. Even for large brands, Brand Awareness continues to appear as one of the top 3 goals…typically in the form of “enhanced” Brand Awareness or “top of mind” Awareness. Blog Metrics Social Media Marketing Tools and Resources brand monitoring monitoring toolsAnd the question usually comes down to… what should we measure (and how) to determine awareness and our success in achieving such?

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What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. You can find a list of more than 150 social media monitoring tools here or close to 200 here , but—that can seem overwhelming. Social Mention. If Google Alerts had been developed with a focus on social media, this would be it. blogs, microblogging sites, social networks, etc.). Social Media Monitoring.

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Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

Social networks  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Ford Drives U   Social networks  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Scott Monty   Organization & staffing  Automotive  United States  Peter Kim   Ford   Twitter account   Microblogging / Microsharing  Automotive  United States  social brand index- twitter   Ford   FordDriveOne   Microblogging / Microsharing  Automotive  United States  Social Brand Index- Twitter   Ford   Where are the Joneses? adenin Facebook Page   Social networks  High Tech  United States  Meryl K.

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Measuring your Social Media Impact? Meet your new Best Friend!

Harp Interactive

While on the hunt for meaningful metrics tools, Erwin Hendriks, creator of Social Website Analyzer , brought his insightful resource to my attention. Simply put, Social Website Analyzer is a one-click snapshot of the state of your website’s or brand’s social media presence across the top 20 social media sites. Video Channels YouTube and Metacafe.

5 Ways to Battle Social Media Stump

Harp Interactive

With so much hype surrounding the enormous benefits for businesses to  reap with social media, many have eagerly (and expectantly) jumped into the social landscape with a Twitter account and maybe even a Facebook profile or fan page built around their brand or business. How do I justify social media? Conduct a Social Media Competitive Analysis.

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Several great new features were recently added to the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer by co-founder Tony Karrer. For example as I’m writing this, I see a few great posts right up top: •  3 Questions To Ask About The Qualified Lead You Just Received… •  Do B2B Editors Get Twitter? •  The evolution of social media power and influence.

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Monitor Your Brand Online-Part 1

Harp Interactive

One of the main objectives for all social media marketing initiatives for a brand is to “ navigate the narrative&#. In order to cultivate the conversations taking place in the social media arena, you need to know that they’re happening! The first step to monitoring your brand reputation is listening. For example: Your brand name.

Social Media Toolkit - The Digital Strategist

www.michaelfruchter.com

The Digital Strategist Mike Fruchters stream of consciousness on digital marketing, with a heavy bias on social media. Blog Contact Subscribe via Email Subscribe via RSS « Back to blog Social Media Toolkit Edit Delete Autopost The barrier for getting started with social media is low, its dependent on your involvement level, objectives and goals.

Social Media Toolkit - The Digital Strategist

www.michaelfruchter.com

The Digital Strategist Mike Fruchters stream of consciousness on digital marketing, with a heavy bias on social media. Blog Contact Subscribe via Email Subscribe via RSS « Back to blog Social Media Toolkit Edit Delete Autopost The barrier for getting started with social media is low, its dependent on your involvement level, objectives and goals.

Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

www.interactiveinsightsgroup.com

Interactive Insights Group Interactive Insights Group helps companies use the Internet and Social Media to grow their business. Our blog offers resources, information, and advice on using social media to achieve your business goals. Boss asking about the ROI of your social media campaigns? What Results Can I Expect From My Social Media Campaign?

Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

This blog post is the second in the 2 part series on brand monitoring. In case you missed the first blog post,  here is the link: Monitor Your Brand Online. In order to make things easy you should fiirst create a place that will aggregate all your monitoring results like an RSS reader. Monitoring Tools For: Blogs. Social Media. Social Mention.

A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins, Platforms, Analytics Tools, Apps and other great Social Media Resources Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins, Platforms, Analytics Tools, Apps and other great Social Media resources. link] 1 day ago When you have anchor text and/or links to social sites etc on your blog/website PLEASE make them open in a new.

Creating categories and definitions by doing, not debating

The Way of the Web

As much as I can have respect for the people who get caught up in debates about what PR, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Transmedia, SEO, etc all should mean exactly, the simple fact is that noone cares. market my own projects. And in a challenging market for all broadcasters, it seems like they’re doing better than ever. It's me.

12 Guidelines for Corporate Social Media Policies

Harp Interactive

Welcome to the era of Socialism in Communication. While social media is liberating brands and opening up new grass-roots level channels for connecting with the consumers, it is also posing new challenges for companies in terms of managing and controlling all that free flowing external communication. 12 Tips for Corporate Social Media Policy Guidelines.

How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « What the F**k is Social Media NOW? Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing. Posted by: Tonytellez | July 23, 2010 at 10:15 AM This reminds me of my Firestone story posted on Get Social PR. Todd repeatedly told her that he could not do that. "Fine."

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The Business of Social Media: B2B and B2C Engagement by the Numbers | Brian Solis

www.briansolis.com

In almost every scenario I’ve encountered, executives, marcom and service executives, and brand managers have generally assumed that social and interactive activities and programming were ideally best suited for consumer applications. However, as we recently explored, in Social Media, it’s not just business, it’s business-to-business. General Buying Cycle 1. Awareness 3.

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Marketing Trends for 2011

Blue Focus Marketing

“It’s all about protecting and nurturing the brand&#. Yes, things are a bit crazy but this is also an exciting time for marketing professionals.  As we start the New Year, we find the barometer for “change” ratcheted up a few dozen notches.   So, here’s my list.  Feel free to add some of yours. 1.     Social Media Tool Explosion and ROI.  Advice:  ROI?  R.E.M.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today? How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out? Expert Twitter Marketing Tips and Tactics.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials 12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program YESTERDAY 1. Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. It’s important to claim your brand name across all the major social media platforms. Please share your experiences!

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization

SocialFish

Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. You can’t engage your audience or your market base if you can’t see your organization through their eyes. You should also be comparing your brand to competing brands, and you can’t do this if you aren’t monitoring both them and yourself. Paid Apps. Mention.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing.

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Strategies to Ensure an Engaged Social Presence

Harp Interactive

It was my extreme honor to be a guest in yesterday’s tele-seminar with the International Social Media Association (ISMA). My topic, in case you missed it, was  “Propel your Social Media Marketing to New Heights: Strategies to Ensure a Winning and Engaging Social Presence&#. Social Media Monitoring is key for this. Weather

6 Savvy Tips for Social Media Monitoring

Harp Interactive

In the world of social media marketing, we often hear of the importance of monitoring as the first actionable item. Although social media monitoring has numerous benefits to a businesses, both large and small, it may be unclear as to how to use monitoring. Decide What to Monitor. Choose a Monitoring Platform. The company name.

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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.

Social Media Marketing Madness [Cartoon]

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy) | Main | Hook A Facebook Fan Up: Theyre Looking For Discounts » March 19, 2010 Social Media Marketing Madness [Cartoon] It has been uber busy in the Firebelly office this week. Image: HubSpot ] Have a great weekend everyone!

social media marketing's good news

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Twitterese — The new way to speak online | Main | Too much flash turns google off » November 13, 2009 social media marketings good news Interview with Dave Evan, Digital Voodoo and author of social media marketing, one hour a day Here's a quick recap of the video.

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Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Cyber Monday Is Here! » December 14, 2009 Social Media Marketing Checklist from SES Chicago The speakers in the Social Media Marketing Checklist session at SES Chicago, Sean Carton, Chief Strategy Officer, idfive; Jeanniey Mullen, Chief Marketing Officer, Zinio; Heidi Cohen, President, Riverside Marketing Strategies; and Brian Boland, Manager, Performance Solutions, Facebook created a list of 8 questions and actions to consider when developing their brand’s social strategy. Below

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