PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers
APRIL 9, 2011
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. Depending on what your goals are: Highly engaged community, lots of traffic, social shares, moving your content to other referral sources, etc., is what PostRank can help you measure.
Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Enter: PostRank. In short, PostRank endeavors not only to show you how much TRAFFIC you got, but how many times a particular post was talked about. There are several tabs within PostRank, each designed to give you a unique view of the data. Overall, I like PostRank, its a relatively new tool so I suspect that they will continue to improve. Anyway, hope that helps.
Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts
JUNE 27, 2011
Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. xml version="1.0"
Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani
OCTOBER 12, 2010
This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS, and Blog Post Scheduling How to setup your favorite blogs’ RSS feeds to update your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other accounts, and why your blog post schedule matters. What is PostRank? Series. Blogging Tips. Blog Marketing.
The MLxperience: AideRSS Firefox / GoogleReader extension + Thematic PostRank
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 11, 2008
AideRSS Firefox / GoogleReader extension + Thematic PostRank. Bookmark this post: For those who appreciate the hive mind : If you use Google Reader and Firefox and are interested in the most relevant articles of the day, check out AideRss , a GreaseMonkey script that uses PostRank to score, filter and track performance of any RSS feed. site feeds. Main | Extras. Search.
Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape
JANUARY 25, 2011
Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Thanks to Shelly Kramer for sharing Etsys updated policy change following the publicity surrounding this issue.
Six WordPress Plugins to Install on your Site Today
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
PostRank – This nifty plugin rates your posts on engagement, sharing and some other variables and was recently acquired by Google. It also asks folks if they would like to subscribe to your RSS feed. Blogging blogging livefyre nRelate Postrank Social SHare TF Social Share WordpressImage: Wikipedia. It has also increased the time spent on the site.
10 Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Influence
AUGUST 14, 2011
PostRank. PostRank monitors and collects social engagement events correlated with online content in real time across the Web. FriendFeed, and RSS feeds and displays them in a slick interface all in one place. The impact of those relationships affects our Web authority. Social influence occurs when a person’s thoughts, feelings, or actions are affected by others. Twylah.
3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)
JUNE 25, 2013
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. Google Reader. Google Reader only has a few more days before it is retired.
The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
Anti feed-scraper message (alerts you if anyone steals your content). PostRank. It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). Jeremy Whittaker , my Utah turned Germany friend, asks, “Could you give a rundown of the the best technologies for a corporate blog? I’m looking for the best platforms and plugins that make a blog rock.. Sure, Jeremy! WPtouch.
Working On Your Business, Not In It
JULY 12, 2011
Check email, Facebook , Twitter , G+ , LinkedIn groups and discussions, text messages, blog traffic, web traffic, and PostRank analytics all while brushing your teeth and feeding kids or pets. Check email, Facebook , Twitter , G+ , LinkedIn groups and discussions, text messages, blog traffic, web traffic, and PostRank analytics. Up at 5 a.m. Work a full day. Big time.
Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources
JANUARY 31, 2011
Feeds? 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. Feed creators, filters, etc. Feed Informer. PostRank – Likely the best known of these tools.
6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 11, 2011
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. PostRank. PostRank Analytics solves this problem. The best part of PostRank Analytics is the Engagement Score, which is sort of your Klout score for each blog post. Daily Story Feedback. Klout. Right?
5 metrics to track on Twitter
JULY 28, 2011
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. It’s still a common question, mostly I believe, because its the easiest to measure, its a number you can view at a glance. I get this question a lot. My answer is always the same: “It depends on your goals. Increased brand value?
How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 16, 2010
Can you please share your Twitter feeds on LinkedIn? Also, you should consider sharing your Twitter feeds and Facebook updates on your blog’s sidebar. Some tools you can use are Social Mention , Trackur , and PostRank. Some (OK, most) of them I have not been asking myself, nor have I been checking out PostRank, which I should. Follow him on Twitter. In 2008.)
How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting
MAY 1, 2011
So after a full weekend of removing feeds that hadn’t updated in a year, I began to slowly collect feeds from new bloggers I have connected with since the last time I did a full sweep of my RSS subscriptions. The main reason I use Google Reader is convenience. I can access my RSS feeds on any computer I am logged into my Google account. In Google Reader, of course.
100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools
OCTOBER 12, 2010
It’s the perfect tool to keep up with the hottest topics, perform ego searches and feed your addiction for what’s up, what’s now or what other people are feeding on. PostRank. PostRank is the largest aggregator of social engagement data in the industry. PostRank social engagement data measures actual user activity, the most accurate indicator of the relevance and influence of a site, story, or author. PostRank offers both free and $ plans. Businesses also need to measure, analyze, and report on their social media efforts. Addictomatic.
Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses
MARCH 29, 2011
Then measure it.You can use Google Analytics, PostRank or even (GASP!) Or someone said you should so your considering it. Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. But where do you start? Well, its an often overlooked question. Define your goal. Commit.
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
link] How to Use Twitter Analytics Apps to Manage your Feed — 2moroDocs [.] 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools [.] By establishing a presence on the social Web, you can gain virtually unlimited exposure to your target audience without incurring the higher costs associated with traditional marketing campaigns. How is your brand perceived? Wide reach. Direct feedback. Share URLs?
PR for Products vs. Services: Do They Work the Same?
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
He talked about how to force feed prospects your content so, by the time you meet with them, they’re ready to buy from you. So we’ve been testing Google analytics, Clicky, and PostRank to track our leads. A couple of weeks ago, Marcus Sheridan hosted his second webinar for Spin Sucks Pro. As is typical of anything Marcus does, the webinar was really good. think it does.
17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog
MARCH 3, 2011
Feed Pauser halts the syndication of a new blog post for up to 20 minutes to let me ensure there are no typos and that the published appearance is how it was intended. 4. PostRank also runs invisibly and shows me metrics about the popularity of blog posts to help me know what you like to read and what you hate. Plug photo by Adam Mulligan on Flickr. It is time for an updated list.
100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools
OCTOBER 31, 2010
It’s the perfect tool to keep up with the hottest topics, perform ego searches and feed your addiction for what’s up, what’s now or what other people are feeding on. PostRank PostRank is the largest aggregator of social engagement data in the industry. PostRank offers both free and $ plans. Analytic.ly Is it good news or bad news? Broad coverage.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. These providers allow other Web sites to incorporate the blog’s “syndicated headline or headline-and-short-summary feeds under various usage agreements. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically.
Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? | Small Business Mavericks
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 15, 2011
– 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? About Us What’s a Maverick? How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO » Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool?
How to Generate Blog Post Ideas
MAY 6, 2010
went from having over 150 blogs in my feed reader in the last few years to just 12, purely because I was seeing the same content over, and over (and over) again. While the service was a little too basic to pay for, I do still enjoy the company’s Postrank tool. It’s only when someone bombards your inbox / feed reader that post frequency is likely to turn someone away.
Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits
JANUARY 24, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Wait for it…) Relax, I’m not going to re-list what’s already been written all over the Interwebz about affordable technology available to non-profits. Instead, here are four completely awesome tools I love that don’t seem to get the attention they deserve. Lets play.
Social Media Optimization Tools
OCTOBER 31, 2010
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.
Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible
DECEMBER 24, 2010
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ. Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). Here are three. Jesus.
10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two)
OCTOBER 31, 2010
PostRank PostRank does what it sounds like it should: ranks the quality of posts based on a set of variables. If you see something with a PostRank 10 next to it, thats a pretty good indication its a decent post. FeedBurner FeedBurner is a service that helps generate a feed for your site / blog - it then helps deliver content and provides stats on usage. Pages. Home About Connect Got something? The response to the post was phenomenal and prompted me to look at some more tools that might be worth adding to the must master list. PR Value: Running a blog? Now what?
Advanced Tips for Google Reader
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Tip 1 – Feed GR Shares to any website. Here’s my first tip – you can create any folder, put specific blog feeds into it, and under “settings , make that folder public and then grab the feed to place on your website or wherever. Tip 3 – Postrank extension. As it happens, I LOVE Google Reader and I have TONS of Reader tips for ya! Awesome.
5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog
JANUARY 14, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Mark as read Approve comment Shonali, totally stole your idea for my blog, but added two more to your list: Zemanta, which recommends Creative Commons images and related articles to help enrich your posts and SlickFlickr, which helps you build slideshows and the like from your Flickr feed.
12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter
JANUARY 18, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0 Why not give them to you all at once, you ask, a little miffed? Well, I can only think of so many at a time. And besides, if you got ‘em all at once, you’d have nothing to look forward to. Let’s get to it. 1. Try the Better Blogroll plugin.
15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck
JANUARY 27, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Last week I posted 6 ways to ruin your chances of getting free publicity over at BNET. If you haven’t read it yet, the background is that I used HARO to source a query for BNET. And O.M.G. And that was it. That was supposed to be the story. and 3. Event.
An Ode To Monday
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali An Ode To Monday February 7th, 2011 Tweet You wake up to Monday ; what will it bring? More work than play… likely more than less. Tis why DAVINA RULES!
Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!
JANUARY 26, 2011
For example, if Starbucks buys a “sponsored story ad, the status of a user’s friends who check into or “like Starbucks will run twice: once in the user’s news feed, and again as a paid ad for Starbucks. These “sponsored stories will only appear in the news feeds, and sidebar ads, of your Facebook friends, based on your privacy settings. Zilch.
Measuring Public Relations Outcomes With Seth Duncan
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0 Right? So here I am! Awareness b.
MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition
NOVEMBER 3, 2010
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition November 3rd, 2010 Tweet If you work in the PR/marketing world(s) (are they one now? shouldn’t they always have been?
44 Blogging Questions and Answers
JANUARY 16, 2011
Be sure to list your new blog URL as well as your new RSS feed URL in that post so people can subscribe easily to your new site or visit it directly. This is better than just using an outside service to update your page or a simple status update because the Link option takes up the most real estate on your page and in your fans’ news feeds. Enjoy! One or the other? Or add a ?
Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog
JULY 28, 2010
Adding your blog to the PostRank system (if it’s not already there) and under particular topic categories, you can get ranked in the top blogs on that topic based on your blog’s social engagement. Alltop imports the feeds of popular blogs on a range of subjects (like blogging ) for the site’s visitors and those following Alltop’s category Twitters. Also, if you have an option (like in Bloggeries) to add your blog feed, be sure to do so – just like CommentLuv, it will add a link to your latest blog post on each of your forum posts. For Reviews.
The Year of Living Older… And Liking It
JANUARY 15, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali The Year of Living Older… And Liking It January 15th, 2011 Tweet Today is my 41 st birthday. Yes, shock and awe, I told you how old I am. Hoo boy. And ".11
How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement
JANUARY 4, 2011
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. In the Indian context, the web has begun to move beyond a media genre that was no different in terms of interruption when compared to conventional media like television and radio. “User engagement is the buzzword just seeping its way through every CEO’s checklist. Awesome.
How People Made 2010 What It Was
DECEMBER 31, 2010
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How People Made 2010 What It Was December 31st, 2010 Tweet Just a few more hours before we put our 2010 calendars away and start our New Year, eh? turned 40.
How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations
DECEMBER 28, 2010
If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Ive recently have been thinking about this a lot lately while looking at my Twitter stream or Facebook News Feed. actually have a bunch of them. There’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, of course. Also Cinderella. Also Sleeping Beauty. Well, I still love fairy tales. Any one.