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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. The first is the one I wrote about online community and the second is the one Matt Royse wrote about how social is changing PR. And Matt’s guest post had 19 comments, 42 likes, and 269 tweets.

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

Because if you are creating content, you are likely distributing and promoting that content in variety of ways, including social media. 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. What’s your social currency?

35 Great Social Media Infographics

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy. If you know of any good ones that I’ve missed, please leave a comment and let me know! 1. charts media) [.]

10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence

Pamorama

Meaningful exchanges constantly take place all over the social Web on a variety of platforms, connecting people and enabling them to share, critique, and interact with content and with each other. Social influence occurs when a person’s thoughts, feelings, or actions are affected by others. In the world of social media marketing, influence is currency. PostRank.

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. Klout tracks the impact of your opinions, links and recommendations across your social graph.

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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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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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. Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more.

6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics

Convince & Convert

People who say social media isn’t measurable aren’t looking very hard. The truth is that there are at least 25 viable metrics you can use to evaluate the success of your social media efforts. Here are the 6 critically undervalued social media success metrics. PostRank. Should you care more about Digg submission than about comments? Klout.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Dr. Dave Chaffey

Social Media Citizens

You can follow Dave on LinkedIn or Twitter : G: How would you define a social media “influencer”? D: The adoption of Facebook, Linked In and Twitter means that today everyone is an influencer! advise companies on how to develop digital strategies and of course, social media marketing is a big part of that. This gives you reach, but also ideas on sentiment and passion.

12 Social Media Marketing Myths

Pamorama

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. Millions of people create content for the social Web on a daily basis. Before you jump in, keep these myths in mind: Social media is cheap or free. Yes, many social media tools are free to use, including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, the social network building tool Ning, and content aggregators like StumbleUpon and Digg.

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. Good stuff! Thanks.

How does your brand look on social media?

Janet Fouts

It used to be this would return a list of scholarly papers, some nasty pictures of you at a bachelor party, a random smattering of form posts about cupcakes or software and possibly your connections on some social networks. Momentus Media Community Health Score. Postrank Analytics. Social Media in Action Brand monitoring Social MediaStep 1. Klout.

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Social Media: A Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Pamorama

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? Here’s a handy infographic that doubles as a roadmap of the social Web. Created for CMO.com by 97th Floor , it analyzes the top social media sites in the U.S.

How Fortune 100 Companies are Leveraging Social Media [Infographic]

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Fortune 100 Companies are Leveraging Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on March 14, 2010 Share Burson-Martseller , a leading global public relations and communications firm,  recently released a report detailing how the Fortune 100 companies are using social platforms.

Measuring Social Media ROI

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Measuring Social Media ROI by Pam Dyer on December 21, 2009 Share Companies and brands are finally beginning to fully embrace social media. As of December, about 25% indicated that they had reached the “strategic&# phase of their social-media efforts. link] Urs E.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary by Pam Dyer on June 30, 2010 Share The social media landscape is changing quickly, and it’s filled with terms that are strange to those who aren’t familiar with it. The service began as a blog comment search engine. site (e.g.

How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How Pink Panties Heralded India’s Social Media Movement January 4th, 2011 Tweet Move over, adult entertainment It might border on redundant to mention that the social web has surpassed pornography as the most popular activity on the Internet.

Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? by Adam Sherk on October 6, 2010 It is safe to say that most news sites are now experimenting with various forms of user engagement and content promotion through social media. So I ran 30+ news sites through the tool. on their site).

10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two)

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Paratus Comms #CommsChat PR Daily Top Blogs Speaking / events Saturday, 17 April 2010 10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two) By Adam Vincenzini (As featured in S ocial Media Today ) A couple of weeks ago I compiled a list of 10 social media tools I believe every PR pro should master by the end of 2010. Addictomatic I didnt put this in the first edition of this series at the expense of Social Mention - but they really are two very different tools. Pages. Home About Connect Got something? PR Value: Running a blog? Now what?

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.

The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How by Pam Dyer on June 22, 2010 Share Edison Research just released its latest report on social network usage. The study compares the behavior and demographics of frequent users of social media to those of the population at large.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

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.

16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media

Pamorama

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. Here are some ebooks that can get you started on your path towards social media success or help you kick things up a notch if you’re already active on the social Web. Building a Social Media Team , Amber Naslund. link].

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. How social are they? Wide reach.

The Future of Social Media Monitoring

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To be sure some of the future will be frighteningly intrusive and creepy; we've argued that the present state of the art in social media monitoring already is. We base these predictions in part on a conversation with Chris Golda of social media discussion search engine Backtype. The most obvious place for social media monitoring tools to go next is into Facebook.

8 Social Media Tips for Small Business

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 8 Social Media Tips for Small Business by Pam Dyer on April 11, 2010 Share The majority of small businesses (52%) believe that having a social media presence is important, according to a national poll of 500 small business owners or managers commissioned by EMPLOYERS. link].

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.

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

Again, I’ll say that what you should measure depends on your strategy, what are you trying to accomplish with social media? 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. Metrics social media Study advice analytics metrics Twitter

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).

25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media

Kikolani

Earlier this week, I shared the top 25 blogging and social media posts on Kikolani. 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. Top 10 Ways to Make Your Blog Sociable – If you want your blog to have better social engagement, here are 10 ways to make it more sociable. Social Media. Please share them in the comments!

Social Media Ethics: Resources to Help You Stay Out of Trouble

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Ethics: Resources to Help You Stay Out of Trouble by Pam Dyer on March 1, 2010 Share Here’s a BlogWell presentation by GasPedal CEO Andy Sernovitz that recaps the latest FTC regulations on disclosure and social media. Everything begins with ethics. Make sense?

50 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 50 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits by Pam Dyer on January 27, 2010 Share Thanks to their member-driven nature, nonprofits came early to the social-media party. Because nonprofits are so deeply invested in relationships, many were early adopters of online community and social networking tools. The presentation is full of examples that can easily (mostly) be implemented once you have a well-considered social media plan in hand.

Tunisia, Social Media And Change

Waxing UnLyrical

The Jasmine Revolution has, as we have now come to expect, triggered yet more discussion on how important social media is or can be in bringing about political change. There’s no doubt social media played its part. Meanwhile the world’s media, caught by surprise, struggled to get their news teams into the country. But social media is not a catalyst for change.

Video: 2009 in Social Media

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Video: 2009 in Social Media by Pam Dyer on December 30, 2009 Share Rob Cottingham, of the “ Noise to Signal &# Web comic, produced this terrific 8-minute video retrospective of 2009 through the lens of social media. (It’s so chock-full of events that it definitely feels shorter than 8 minutes.)

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. Measurement Public Relations Social Media influence katie paine klout perceptionHere I go again: Klout does not equal Clout. Klout. Katie.

Top SocialFish posts of 2010

SocialFish

Just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who reads, shares, comments on, tweets and otherwise supports our SocialFishing blog. The Trainer’s Social Media Tool Box. Need help with Social Media policies? How to find your people on the social web – fast! The Science of Social Media Marketing. Cool tools in my social media arsenal.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

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 6 Critical Services Agencies Must Provide to Stay Relevant in Social Media March 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is there a future for agencies in a social media world?

Social Media Book Giveaway Contest Follow Up

Jason Yormark

First off, thank you to everyone that left a comment on the site. Here’s the raw data: -31 Comments (6 times the norm). -30 Tweets (30-40% higher then average). 8.1/10 PostRank (50% higher then average). And without further ado, the winner of the Social Media Book Giveaway is Sue Koch ! Subscribe to the comments for this post? Best of both worlds.

Coca-Cola's Shrewd New Social Media Policy

Pamorama

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. Coke’s Social Media policy [.]

Social Media: Tracking Its Exponential Growth [Stats, Video]

Pamorama

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.