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How to Track Hashtag Campaigns with Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

Using social media analytics like Talkwalker’s  Hashtag Campaign IQ App , instant and in-depth hashtag tracking is now possible. All the relevant social media metrics for your hashtag such as buzz, engagement, and reach can be measured and compared against previous campaigns and competitor campaigns. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. highlight to tweet).

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. Image credit: Buddy Media.

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Are You Measuring Your Social Media Efforts?

Idaconcpts

Businesses that have jumped on the social media train will do well to make sure that they monitor their social media efforts. Before you start monitoring your social media platform, you’ve first got to know what you should be paying the most attention to. Some of the most popular metrics are reach, engagement, competitive data, and sentiment.

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. It extracts sentiments, preferences, and intentions from those sources and displays the information in real time.

Social Media ROI: Mythic or Measurable? Six Experts Weigh In

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing has now become almost a universal practice, the question of whether or not its value can be quantified with any precision remains open. Does social media marketing produce measurable ROI—and if so, how does one measure it? You can’t calculate ROI from social media… Analyze This: A Social Media Measurement Process by FeedBlitz.

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Branding: When Political Campaigns Turn to Social Media

Mindjumpers

Like always, it has been a long, exhausting struggle between Democrats and Republicans who made use of every possible voter encouraging sentiment to win over voters. Unlike the past 56 elections, however, the 2012 election embraced a new media of direct voter engagement at a large scale: Social media. Social media creates a sphere for political interaction.

20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012

Pamorama

Social media is now an essential component of doing business. It’s important for marketers to keep up with the ever-changing social media landscape so they can align their strategies and achieve the results they’re looking for. Here’s a list (in alphabetical order) of some great social media blogs to read in 2012. world.

4 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

Simply too many brands use social media as a free advertising platform where they can sell, sell, sell. While the drive to push sales on whatever platform available is admirable, social media (as most of us have realized by now) plays by different rules. Social media instead demands a symbiotic relationship between brands and their fans. You should, too.

How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Customers today are turning towards social media instead to let companies know exactly what they thought of their experience. According to a recent study carried out by Conversocial , 43% of customers expect social channels to be integrated with other customer service channels. Get Customer Feedback on Social Media. In the bio section on your social profiles.

U.S. Election 2012 & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Take a look at how social media has influenced campaigns in today’s must-reads. 8 Big Social Media Takeaways from the 2012 Election Campaign. By Alex Kantrowitz While face-to-face engagement is still the bread and butter of electoral politics, social media does have an important role to play in national campaigns. is November 6th.

Social Media In 2012: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (5 Must-Reads)

Firebelly

2012 was an exciting year in the social media space. From the Nielsen Social Media Report for 2012. 8 Big Social Media Disasters of 2012. 100 Fascinating Social Media Statistics and Figures From 2012. Americans Spent a Collective 230 Millennia on Social Media During One Month in 2012. Blog Social Media Social Media Marketing

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Is all that social media activity paying off? Listening is just as important as sharing on social media Click To Tweet. The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse. People mention what they are doing on social media channels and they also look for advice. Campaign Analysis. Sentiment Analysis. Social Analytics. Emerging Trends.

Five way to improve your social media measurement

Dave Fleet

We’re past the point  where a “get me one of those” approach to the latest social shiny object is a viable approach. As business use of social media continues to slowly mature, measurement is becoming more and more important to justify the investment in social activities. Or the sentiment of coverage? measurement social mediaTweet.

3 Scientific Studies With Real Insight Into Social Media

Convince & Convert

 . It’s no secret: social media marketing has a data problem. Despite a growing number of tools available to measure the ROI of social media, many of the claims made by “marketing gurus” in this sector come from the gut. It turns out social media may be even more influential than we have imagined , just not in the way many of us have envisioned.

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102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? What is the source of the largest share of social traffic to websites? (It’s not what you almost certainly think.). Visual.ly ). 8.

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How to Successfully Mine Your Social Media Data

Sprout Social

That same sentiment still rings true for social media marketers and advertisers. Now we’re counted on to show our work when we prove social media has a strong return on investment (ROI). It’s sort of crazy to think some businesses still don’t trust social media as an ROI source. What Is Social Media Data? Likes. Mentions. Impressions.

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

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. Social media monitoring helps brands discover, in real time, who is saying what online and where the conversations are happening so they can respond in a timely fashion. Businesses also need to measure, analyze, and report on their social media efforts. How is our new marketing campaign going? Looxii is a social media analytics platform.

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How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth

Which Covers: Purpose vs Values, Tribes & Customer Avatar (Targeted Comms),Spaces and Platforms, Roles and Personal Brand Gamification, Engagement Life Cycles & Call To Actions, Key Influencers, Voice & Etiquette, Campaign & Activities, Rituals & Conversation Diary. Do you have to write a social media strategy for a client? Which Social Media Platforms?

Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform

The Realtime Report

This is the problem that Salorix is trying to solve with a new social media management platform called Amplfy 2.0, and AOL data analytics brainiacs,  the company says it has created the first social media system that uses AI to understand and analyze millions of social conversations in realtime, and then convert them into campaigns that can be tracked and measured.

How to Draw Meaningful Conclusions from Social Media Metrics

Convince & Convert

The wealth of information available to social media marketing practitioners is staggering. Companies typically track “likes” and retweets, but they can also track things they rarely focus on: the qualified leads coming from social, a company’s share of a conversation, and even the amount of revenue generated from an individual social marketing initiative. Get help!

Four Secrets of Successful Hashtag Marketing

Spin Sucks

After finding that most of their bookings came from online channels and their consumers across the board showed a high level of social media activity, Qatar Airlines started exploring how they could be more socially active themselves and connect with consumers online. But that doesn’t mean you can use them haphazardly or without strategy.

5 Holiday Campaign Tips to Keep You Off the Naughty List

Convince & Convert

Holiday campaigns present an incredible opportunity to abandon “left brain” marketing and connect emotionally with your community.   (highlight to tweet) Done right, the holiday “card” can go beyond spreading good cheer and increase engagement, build loyalty, and drive significant conversions. Use real people, real language, and real sentiment. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Be genuine.

Social Media Report - Tyre Brands in India

Unmetric

Have you wondered how tyre brands do on social media? CEAT Tyres received the highest percentage of Positive Sentiment (48.00%). CEAT Tyres published the most (4) in its CEAT Mobile App campaign. Going by these numbers, Goodyear is the most engaging and CEAT is killing it when it comes to Fan sentiment. Can they match the kind of buzz that auto brands generate?

The Significance of a Social Media Revolt: How Binders Full of Women Exploded

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In an election this close, at this late a stage, where women represent the majority of the undecided, the significance of this spasm on social media is hard to overestimate. We saw a preview of the Binders backlash on social media earlier this month in the vice presidential debate. Featured Social MediaThis is a guest post by Ralph Fascitelli. points.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Search for a brand name or keyword across all of the most popular social networks at once? Create animations?

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Top Social Media Campaigns from FMCG Companies: How Ariel’s #ShareTheLoad Inspired Millions

Talkwalker SM

In our latest report , we’ve looked at top FMCG household and personal care brands and used social data to explain how their social media campaigns achieved top results. Using  social listening , we’ve examined Ariel ’s social strategy and found one campaign that was particularly interesting.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? It’s probably worth noting that every baby steps stage in social media engagement is valid – from little acorns big ol’ oak trees grow. Stage Zero - What is Social Media?

#TakeBackthePink – @Komenforthecure’s social media nightmare

Janet Fouts

What about the social backlash? In this screenshot of a report by analytics firm Attensity the sentiment about Susan G Komen is pretty darn clear. Please help spread the word about the counter-campaign. Social Media in Action komenforthecure planned parenthood social media nightmareThat post was later removed. click to enlarge. takebackthepink.

5 Clever Uses of LinkedIn for Unique Customer Experiences

Convince & Convert

In a time where consumer attention is the ultimate commodity, maximizing each social media channel to create memorable experiences has become a powerful strategy. campaign. The ten best IN moments were shared on the L’Oréal company page at the end of the campaign. Connect with KFC’s Founder. Apply for a Travel Enthusiast’s “Dream Job” With Virgin Atlantic. Ever. 4.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. wanted to offer something a little bit different and look at those simple tips that you might often overlook, but are fundamental to running a good Facebook Page. 3 Key Metrics To Measure Social Media Success. By Clay McDaniel Social media marketing has entered a new era. Now what?

How Social Media Gave True Blood a Transfusion

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The first episode of a new TV season needs to grab the audience, and social media campaigns have become an integral part of doing just that. Instead, deeper analysis of social data is needed to gain insights into which promotional elements are working and which topics are creating buzz among viewers, including featured characters, plotlines and featured actors.

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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Jim Sterne on social media metrics: reach, influence, sentiment.

Social Media Citizens

But I also wanted to know what he thought about all these new metrics and KPIs “social media mavens” are introducing all the time. This is what Jim answered: “Social media KPIs are all dependent on the individual organization and its goals. Is our activity on social media driving visits, downloads, registrations and sales?” So, what can you do then?

The Social Media ROI Debate

Webbiquity SMM

Can the financial return on expenditures for social media business activities– in marketing, PR, customer support, HR, product development or other areas — be accurately measured? Can social media costs be justified on the P&L, so that as belts get ever tighter in this stagnant economy, these projects and tasks can be spared the budget axe? Perhaps.

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How to Use Social Media and Analytics for Better Customer Loyalty

Simply Measured

We just wrapped up a webinar with Bitly entitled “How to Use Social & Web Analytics for Customer Loyalty.” Examples of great social loyalty programs. Brooke talked about setting goals as an important framework prior to any campaign, so success can be truly measured. What is their sentiment? Social MediaSurprise and Delight FTW.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Sydney social media course 2013. Walk away with a social media strategy, campaign, tools. Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement. Sydney Social Media Course . 29 to 31 July – Sydney 3 Day Social Media course. Next  Sydney Social Media Workshop Outline.

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth

Shares Hiya, I’m running my last 3 Day social media intensive for this year, in December. very practical course with small group (about 10 people) – bring your laptop to set up tools for improving Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media press releases, measurement, strategy, campaigns and so on. Not sure if/when I’m running them next year due to available dates but here’s the details for this December course: Social Media 3 Day Intensive Course (hands on) in Sydney December 2014. Social Media Workshop Outline.