Effective Online Marketing with Forums and Message Boards
NOVEMBER 28, 2012
Today’s companies are quickly recognizing the power that social media tools such as forums and message boards can have for finding new customers and spreading the word about products and services. Among these social media platforms, forums and message boards are the most popular for discussing products and services. This is a guest post by Olga Ionel.
9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool
MARCH 23, 2011
Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services. blogger raises a question about your company’s financial outlook. But how do you choose one? Range of coverage. Many include at least the most popular blogs as well. Frequency of alerts. News can travel extremely fast through social media. Workflow capabilities. Value.
What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. This tool is fast, easy to use, and offers a useful set of filters for finding mentions of a company or topic in specific types of social interaction (e.g. Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy. No more. UberVU.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
BackType : BackType is a social media analytics company that helps companies measure their social engagement. It offers both a free and a paid platform for individuals and companies who want to host an online video show. Blogger : Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by Google that allows individuals and companies to host and publish a blog. But never fear!
How to Become a Niche Rockstar: The Guide
AUGUST 25, 2011
Stay Foolish. It was their farewell message as they signed off. And if that little speech doesn’t convince you that knowing your industry (and who’s in it) is incredibly important then I’ll add that every big company you can think of have staff dedicated to doing nothing but watching their competition and the markets they operate in. The Benefits of Rockstardom.
Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site
MAY 14, 2010
So, if you are a company that sells “red widgets , how would you go about getting a top search engine ranking for “red widgets ? Adding a message board, adding product reviews, aggregating the latest news from your industry might be an option. To compete, you will need at least that much content on your site: or even more content. Doing it Yourself.
HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
At my company, we’ve seen that brands that track and quantify word-of-mouth impact have found that these key influencers can drive 20, 30, or even 70% of all visits to their campaign pages, beating out display and search advertising as the most efficient driver of traffic to their sites. One of my company’s clients decided to engage its most ardent fans when planning a large industry event. To find and activate the people who are truly passionate about your products, services, or sector, you’ve got to carefully monitor the blogosphere, message boards, and forums.
A Brief History Of Social Media
JUNE 15, 2009
Phreaks sniffed out telephone company test lines and conference circuits in order to host virtual seminars and discussions. Bulletin Board Systems (BBS’s) – (1979 – 1995) image: Robert Watson The first BBS or electronic “Bulletin Board System was developed and was opened to the public in 1979 by Ward Christensen. BBSes had social discussions on message boards, community-contributed file downloads, and online games. Raven www.virutalraven.net Brett Borders VirtualRaven, Nothing quite beats the thrill of getting new personal messages.
Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs
SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
To be completely fair, it should be noted that the two companies have slightly different target audiences, strengths, technologies and approaches. Yes, this is a manual function, but one your company will want to use and participate in because it allows you to use your monitoring to realize results and proactively engage those voices talking about your brand. They’re better now.