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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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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.

8 Social Media Questions Publishers Should Be Asking Themselves

Adam Sherk

For most publishers social media has earned itself a prominent seat at the audience development table. However many still face issues with strategy, execution and incorporating social into a cohesive program. Are we creating optimized experiences for social media visitors?

Content Curation versus Content Aggregation

www.content-ment.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar Content-ment New media, old media, and the spaces in between. Digital media strategy. The phrase used was "curation is the new aggregation." I would disagree with that sentiment, having discussed this for years. Not an aggregator.

Social Media Optimization Tools

www.toprankblog.com

Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search. HowSociable is a useful tool to quickly gauge the social presence of a particular keyword or brand name.

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Can Publishers Harvest Social Media Intent in a Meaningful Way?

Adam Sherk

Many publishers are now doing a good job of developing social media strategies for brand awareness, content promotion and user engagement. But can the same approach be successfully applied to social media? Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Memorial Day & Social Media: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Here are your 5 must-reads on Memorial Day and social media that we don’t want you to miss. Memorial Day Thoughts From Social Media Explorer. Customers Bullish On Travel, Spending This Memorial Weekend, Says Social Sentiment Index [STUDY].

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.pamorama.net

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. Sentiment analysis.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that. ah, the power of social media!

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A: After an aggregate of 9 years at Microsoft, being the CMO of a $100M dollar digital agency, and a writer, I wanted to get back to my roots in terms of “building” something that had huge customer promise and could make a dent in reality as we know it. Is Sentiment Making Brands Stupid?

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. Facebook and Twitter are some of the main outlets for social media, but there are numerous types of social media like blogs, wikis, forums, chat rooms, etc. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm.

Get Your Social Media Inbox To Zero

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Get Your Social Media Inbox To Zero. Take Control Over Your Social Media Mentions And Messages. " Clearly Yogi wasn't talking about social media or social media tools, but I think it's the right sentiment nonetheless.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

5 non-negotiable dashboards to track your social media success

Socialmedia.biz

At a personal level, social media is one of the most notorious time-sucks of the modern world. Unfortunately, at a business level — especially for small to medium businesses without the resources to hire a dedicated social media manager — the situation is even more bleak.

Zika: A Social Media Conversation Timeline

Simply Measured

Performances and athletic drama may be over, but a concerning public health issue endures: the Zika Virus entered mainstream news prior to the Games, and traveled quickly through social media. Here is the timeline of major conversational events around Zika we found on social.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So I spent the better part of January looking at every social media listening, monitoring, analytics, intelligence and insights firm I could get my hands on. Great for small brands and the do it yourselfer social strategists. SENTIMENT BASED ANALYTICS.

Measuring Social Media ROI

Pamorama

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. What About Sentiment Analysis?

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.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

www.web-strategist.com

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ spicedawg56 It is! Yet remember email is a social network. Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers?

3 Ways to Use Context From Twitter Profiles

SocialTimes Twitter

Demographic data is an essential element in social media strategy. The problem is that demographic targeting is often too broad and not the most effective way to connect with audiences on social media. When mined, in aggregate, it can also tell us things about people that we might not be able to otherwise see. Consider geolocation, time of day and sentiment, not just a hashtag.

gazeMetrix: Monitor Your Visual Brand Mentions Based on Image Recognition

Mindjumpers

Monitoring brand mentions, share of voice, sentiment etc. But there is a dark side, which, until now, has been immeasurable, to the great frustration of social media analysts: Visual brand mentions. 2012 in Recap: The Year of Visual Social Media.

How to Use Location Data to Decode Customer Conversations

Convince & Convert

There are many different theories out there, and every campaign is unique, but one thing is certain: Social media must be a part of your marketing strategy. The amount of people using social media has grown tremendously, and it is now one of the best ways to reach consumers.

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3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website | Social Media Marketing.

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 R.I.P. 3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website August 3rd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet The game used to be relatively simple.

Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is no less true for the world of social networks. ″ and social networking technologies that have been created in the last several years have been a major boon for consumers and web users. I guess it’s a “social&# problem.

Restoring Faith in Humanity - Together

Social Media Marketing

As with any tragic event that plays out in the media, there is always fear, speculation, uncertainty and loose facts running rampant. In this case, it was from a more gentle soul, who had a similar sentiment about such difficult events. news crisis social media

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! Sentiment is really hard to analyze.

New Research Shows How to Engage the Mommy Mind

Convince & Convert

With 90% of moms online and 22% shopping online at least once a day , more moms are having conversations through social channels about their purchases and sharing their feelings about their experiences with brands.

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs

www.socialmediaexplorer.com

Scout Labs appeared on the scene in February after two years of testing and development and they have a very nice social media monitoring tool. Frankly, this dashboard functionality blows all other competitors in the social media monitoring space out of the water.

This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Sentiment Analysis-Opinions Matter, If Only You Knew Which Ones

Direct Marketing Observations

Listening is the first step in social media (everyone says so). Frankly, I think everyone says that just to buy a little time before they have to really figure out what to do with social. I’m not going to get into the depths of all things social media monitoring because that would take all day. There is a word in the industry called “ Sentiment ” that is used when trying to determine a person’s attitude. Q1: How do you define positive sentiment?

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Mary McKnight | Social Media.

Social Media Citizens

She is also an editor of Sacrilicious Marketing , the blog which has a bit different approach to social media. G: How and why did you get into social media business? M: I don’t really consider myself “in the social media” business.

To Create OR To Aggregate, That is The Question

www.genius.com

» To Create OR To Aggregate, That is The Question. Barbra Gago Inbound & Social Marketing Manager This year at SXSW there was a lot of talk about content, and not just creation, but strategy. Or can the aggregation of other people’s content be king too?

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure! Social Media Analytics

Harp Interactive

The client wants to know if their social media campaign is working! They want to understand how social media marketing will meet their goals before they commit to a budget allocation for a “mythical campaign&#.

Book Review: The Social Employee

Webbiquity SMM

One of the most powerful impacts of social media is the way has democratized brands. Invite bloggers to your company events, give them a peak “under the hood,” and the collective “media coverage” generated can be tremendous.

Social Media–What Do I Do With All This Data?

Janet Fouts

One of the questions people ask in our initial social media strategy sessions is “How will I know if I’m doing it right?&# Rather than go into yet another social media metrics debate let’s pretend for the sake of argument that you’ve already set up one or two social listening tools. Maybe Radian6 , SM2 , Trackur or one of these social media listening tools I mention when I give talks on social media.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Rupert Murdoch’s “The Daily&# Officially Launching Feb 2? Social media has come of age.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Add social bookmark links to your most important web pages and/or blog posts to improve sharing. Help companies participate in existing social networks, and build relationships on their turf. People power social media.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

www.pamil-visions.net

When it comes to media monitoring and analytics, it’s really hard to choose. The Verismo methodology captures the essential elements of successful communications: Visibility, Reputation, Influence and Sentiment. It features sentiment analysis, natural language processing and more.

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Social Media Monitoring: Bespoke, Tailored, or Off the Rack?

Net-Savvy Executive

So much of the public discussion of social media monitoring and analysis focus on commercially available platforms that are more or less ready to go to work. Social media analysis

Applying Intelligence and Analytics to Online Statements

Net-Savvy Executive

We care about the results because they present trends or aggregate data points in some way. Let's apply this to the familiar topic of listening in social media. Think about the usual discussion of listening in social media.