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PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. You see, PostRank is one of the tools that AdAge uses to determine their Power 150. It gives you pageviews, how long a person spent on the page, “engagement&# events, Twitter, comments, Facebook likes, Delicious bookmarks, and linkbacks. My mission today is to change that!

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

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. In short, PostRank endeavors not only to show you how much TRAFFIC you got, but how many times a particular post was talked about. Most obvious of these is Google Analytics.

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. 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. Google Reader & Blog Commenting. Please share them in the comments!

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. Commenting. Valuable Commenters vs. Comment Spam How blog owners can determine comment spam from genuine comments from link builders, and how link builders can get their comments approved. What is PostRank? Series. Twitter.

The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins

Spin Sucks

Comment notifier (alerts people who leave comments that someone has responded). Feature comments. Most commented widget. Recent comments. Recent comments widget. Tweetbacks (shows tweets as comments on the blog). Livefyre (commenting system we recommend to everyone). PostRank. Sure, Jeremy! need some questions. Free Plugins. WPtouch.

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)

Kikolani

PostRank. PostRank was a social analytics platform that scored blogs based on their engagement (comments and social shares). wrote about PostRank regularly as a way to discover the most engaging content on blogs for inspiration, guest post pitches, and competitor research. PostRank Alternatives. Please share in the comments! Google Reader. Formulist.

5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published

Kikolani

One of the easiest ways to do that is using Google Reader in the Chrome browser with the PostRank Chrome extension. Simply subscribe to your desired guest post destination in Google Reader, and let PostRank do the rest. Some great ways to get to know blog owners include: Commenting on their blog. Comment Driving Conclusion – blog owners generally love comments.

How Do You Define Blogging Success?

Jason Yormark

While I’ve been able to grow my audience and blog traffic, my engagement and back links are a little less then to be desired.  It doesn’t surprise me though as this is a direct result of a lack of time.  To improve my engagement I simply need to comment more on other like minded blogs.  As much as I enjoy doing this, it’s a time thing.  My blog often stresses me out.

6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics

Convince & Convert

Instead of just counting the number of Facebook “likes” you accrue – which signifies nothing more than digital bumper stickering, instead track how often your fans click “like” and comment upon the status updates you post. The more fans that click “like” and comment, the more likely your future updates are to be seen in their News Feed, dramatically increasing your actual Facebook audience.

A Review of Livefyre

Spin Sucks

If you visit Spin Sucks often, you already know about Livefyre , the commenting system we’ve been using since September. New comment stream design and features (you also can post your comment to Twitter or Facebook, if you want). Mobile commenting (it works on your phone and tablet; I know because I’ve tried). Comments are up 27 percent (on average).

4 Free Tools for Researching Guest Blogging and Advertising Opportunities

Kikolani

PostRank. If you’ve been following my writing for a while, you will notice I always find a way to throw in a mention for PostRank , and for good reason. Simply search keywords in your industry, and PostRank will give you a list of the blogs with the top engagement on that topic. Engagement Details on PostRank. What Makes a Great Opportunity. Free Research Tools.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Marshall Kirkpatrick talked about aggregation and filtering several years ago in How to Build an RSS and Blog News Site for Your Project where he had cobbled together a solution using Google Blog Search,  dapper, Feed Digest, PostRank, Roller, and others.  PostRank – Likely the best known of these tools.  How do you do it and what tools are available to you? Aggregation. Filtering.

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

When you add a comment and John replies to you, a plugin emails you that comment. CommentLuv is the reason why if you write a comment and include your blog in the website field, your most-recent blog post will appear under your text after you hit the “submit” button. 2. Only your first will be moderated, per the comment policy , to ensure you are not spamming. 3.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Another way you can integrate is using your social profile URLs as your website when leaving comments. Some tools you can use are Social Mention , Trackur , and PostRank. Reply Kwame June 16, 2010 at 1:49 pm Thanks for the appreciation and comment Zak. Thanks for following up for me Tamar. I was in slumberland when Anwar left the comment. Thanks for commenting.

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

Analyze the links every 30-60-90 days and watch for consistencies for what is shared and commented on. Comments and Shares on Website/Blog : Track the topic and the number of shares and discussion around the topic. PostRank will help balance out the information from Google Analytics, including RSS feed tracking and conversation on Twitter surrounding a particular link. It happened again this weekend. Over mimosas and a lovely chat. Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Ahh, yes. Increased brand value?

Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

PostRank has a comparison tool that uses its Domain Activity API to measure total engagement based on user participation across multiple social platforms. PostRank counts “engagement events” which it defines as individual activities such as a tweet, like, comment, digg, RSS view, etc. So which news sites are getting the most out of their social media efforts? on their site).

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

link] uberVU – social comments Social comments and analytics for this post… This post was mentioned on Twitter by BeatrizMPP: 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools [link]. link] uberVU – social comments Social comments and analytics for this post… This post was mentioned on Twitter by eogez: 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools [link].

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Then measure it.You can use Google Analytics, PostRank or even (GASP!) Be disciplined: develop an editorial calendar, leave room for newsy items that your company should be commenting on. Share and Enjoy: Tags: blog , social media , strategy 2 Comments Dania Posted March 29, 2011 at 7:00 PM Great information. I’ve taken notes and almost ready. But where do you start?

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

If you have experience using any of these, or if I’ve omitted a tool that you find particularly useful, please comment and share! Discover which topics and sub-topics are being discussed, the volume of comments, themes, and the relationships between them. $. Track the effectiveness and reach of published content across social media channels with one simple view of activity across your social marketing campaigns and drill down to see the details of how a particular piece of content is being consumed, shared, commented on, and favorited. $. PostRank. Alterian.

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How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

agree with an earlier comment, that this statistic just validates how vital it is for companies to be social online, especially those marketing to women. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on July 12, 2010 Share Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. Corey J.

Meet Kristi and Her Key to Blog Promotion

Ari Herzog

Recent comments Not a bad price, and considering it is supposed to be national. Experienced blog publishers recognize that popularity and traffic come over time. When you build a blog for the first time, nobody will know about its existence unless you tell them. Once you tell someone, tell the person again. And again. And again. This is her first book. You may not even notice them.

The Secret To Getting Attention

Twist Image

PostRank is one of many online analytics tools that attempts to rate and score social statistics from reader's online to help people determine what is worthy of reading. It applies a PostRank score of 1-10 (1 being of little interest to 10 being of significant interest). It looks at everything from who is reading, sharing and commenting and beyond. While I am sure that there are many who might question the methodology of PostRank's algorithm, it often highlights something we should all acknowledge and accept that much more often. postrank. Don't Suck. brand.

Influence is Not a Number

Waxing UnLyrical

My initial reaction (and it’s also in the comment that I left over on the Klout blog post, since I didn’t think it fair to simply write about it here and not comment there as well) is … that it’s very pretty. Here I go again: Klout does not equal Clout. And while it may in the future, it certainly does not right now. Klout. It’s ridiculous. You know why?

Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands.

Pamorama

blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Average Age of a Facebook User? pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? by Pam Dyer on September 21, 2010 Share Which one is it? Twitter or Facebook? Facebook or Twitter? Feature winners of Facebook competitions in your e-mail newsletter.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

If you know of any good ones that I’ve missed, please leave a comment and let me know! 1. You can check his excellent comments here: [link]. link] Michael Schulz So, why didn't you publish my first comment? I was just marking mistakes – are only praises allowed here? I am sorry, but Infographic #5 is inaccurate and outdated! Comment! Comment!

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.pamorama.net

If you have experience using any of these, or if I’ve omitted a tool that you find particularly useful, please comment and share! Discover which topics and sub-topics are being discussed, the volume of comments, themes, and the relationships between them. PostRank PostRank is the largest aggregator of social engagement data in the industry. Analytic.ly Greetz!

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PR for Products vs. Services: Do They Work the Same?

Spin Sucks

So we’ve been testing Google analytics, Clicky, and PostRank to track our leads. Ninety percent of them read the comments. A couple of weeks ago, Marcus Sheridan hosted his second webinar for Spin Sucks Pro. It was a follow-up to his first webinar on creating content for pull PR and marketing. As is typical of anything Marcus does, the webinar was really good. think it does.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Get Shareaholic test Filed under How To , Public Relations | Tags: best practices , media relations , pitching , Public Relations | Comments (29) Site settings comment help? Get notified of updates in this conversation "> Follow conversation Stop receiving notifications "> Following conversation people listening Followers Livefyre is in Offline Mode - you can still post comments.

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Interview with Social Media Influencer: Dr. Dave Chaffey

Social Media Citizens

To help this, PostRank is an underused tool – this uses a combination of number of Facebook shares, tweets and an estimate of views to finds the most influential content. also rate Twitalyser. G: Who/What is influencing you on Social Media Properties? D: Like many, I listen to and influenced by the published US commentators like Chris Brogan , Jay Baer , Seth Godin and Brian Solis.

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

Pamorama

blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Careful, Google: Facebook Has Passed You in Time Spent on Site [Chart] Next post: Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Average Age of a Facebook User? Did you know that the average age of a Facebook user is 38 years old?  And what about Twitter ?

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Get Shareaholic test Filed under Blogging for Grasshoppers , Public Relations , Social Media | Tags: blogging , john taylor , wordpress plugins | Comments (14) Site settings comment help? Sign out Leave your comment here. Comment as pts moderator hannush Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! Neat. 3. Seriously!

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

This list will constantly evolve — please add other terms in the comments below and I’ll be happy to incorporate them. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z A Application Programing Interface (API) : An API is a documented interface that allows one software application to to interact with another application.

Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Pamorama

link] uberVU – social comments Social comments and analytics for this post… This post was mentioned on Twitter by viralmediapro: Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic] [link]. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on March 14, 2010 Share Are you new to social media?

Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

– Twitter has posted some impressive numbers about its service and Frank at … [link] Log in to Reply Gina Witucki says: March 16, 2011 at 7:32 pm Small Business Mavericks – PostRank (PostRank: All) – Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? You must be logged in to post a comment. About Us What’s a Maverick? That’s 177 million – in one day!

Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits

Waxing UnLyrical

Have you used any of these tools and do you have any others to add? I’d love to hear from you in the comments. Get Shareaholic test Filed under Erica Holt , Marketing , Public Relations , Resources , Social Media | Tags: adwords , digital , erica holt , google , mobile marketing , nonprofits | Comments (9) Site settings comment help? Sign out Leave your comment here.

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Social Media Optimization Tools

www.toprankblog.com

PostRank offers a nice measure of engagement at the individual document level and if you pay attention, you can get that data on any web site in their database, not just your own. You can easily see what content on your competitors blogs are getting popular and where.  If you sign up for the PostRank Analytics service, you can incorporate Google Analytics data with social engagement metrics.

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5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Get Shareaholic test Filed under Blogging for Grasshoppers , Public Relations , Social Media | Tags: addons , blogging , enhancing your blog , plugins , wordpress | Comments (13) Site settings comment help? Sign out Leave your comment here. Comment as pts moderator hackmanj Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New!