Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

Webbiquity SMM

Measuring the ROI of social media is challenging for several reasons, the most significant of which is the problem of “last click attribution;&# just because a sale or lead “came from&# Twitter or Facebook as the last click doesn’t necessarily mean that site deserves all the credit.

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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Tamara Mendelsohn of Eventbrite details five guiding principles for promoting events, including choose the right platform, publish your event to Facebook, and “define success metrics and don’t underestimate the effort required.&#.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Alterian SM2 Freemium. It may not catch everything, but it finds a lot (via blogs, Twitter, social news sites and Facebook public pages) and presents the information through useful charts and graphs. Along with the monitoring and alert features you’d expect, Trackur also includes a proprietary algorithm for displaying the influence and reach of individuals discussing your brand or topic—so you can focus on power users and ignore trolls and spammers. Alterian SM2.

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3 Reasons To Dig Deeper In Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post by Connie Bensen , the Director of Community Strategy and Social Media at Alterian , which provides leading marketing products for the enterprise. Brands have realized that social networks offer an opportunity to interact directly with consumers.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., The software doesn’t provide a way to automatically segregate branded from unbranded search keywords (which would be nice), but this can be set up manually using “Campaigns.”

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. 8 brand personalities Facebook and Twitter users hate by iMedia Connection. Share this on Facebook.

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Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A good DIY choice for small brands looking for a no cost option. Socialmention – another free service for monitoring brands with a nice user experience (including some nice graphs and metrics) and the ability to do date range targeting.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.

Mindjumpers

You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation Alterian has launched a series of white papers earlier this year under the name ‘social Media ROI’. Conduct searches for terms that correlate with your industry; search your competitors and the brands that you offer.

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

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. Since so many people are gathering to share ideas, and concepts through social media, it is important for businesses to monitor how their brand is being handled through the various social media channels. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

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Although the idea captured the imagination and interest of several brand-name organizations, the timeframe was just too tight this year to line up sponsorship. Erin is the Chief Marketing Officer for Bazaarvoice , a brand engagement and social data integration platform, in Austin, Texas.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Connie is the Community Strategist for the Alterian (formerly Techrigy) SM2 social media monitoring platform. Though she writes mainly on pharma-related subjects, her blog topics also include branding, family, fundraising, innovation, leadership, and Twitter.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.

Mindjumpers

You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation Alterian has launched a series of white papers earlier this year under the name ‘social Media ROI’. Conduct searches for terms that correlate with your industry; search your competitors and the brands that you offer.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.

Mindjumpers

You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation Alterian has launched a series of white papers earlier this year under the name ‘social Media ROI’. Conduct searches for terms that correlate with your industry; search your competitors and the brands that you offer.

Is Your Social Strategy Proactive or Reactive | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Brand communities, contests, most social listening, and non-promotional tweeting fits into this category. We also find Facebook fan pages that try to explain product features (wrong again, as it’s unlikely that non-customers are going to fan your page, thus talking about features is preaching to the converted). People coming from Google don’t know who you are yet, so you can’t treat them like a Facebook audience that’s already drinking your Kool-aid.

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

Convince & Convert

Competitive analysis: How does your brand stack up to the competition? • On-going monitoring: What are people saying about your brand and how can you use that information to either repair your reputation or identify opportunities? How can your brand participate in this space most effectively? applications like Facebook, Twitter, Skype, etc. I think Facebook pages are a tool that are not given enough credit right now.

The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

Convince & Convert

But, under pressure from digital and advertising agencies each looking to be the driver of the social media express, PR firms are sometimes turning over inquisitional rocks that do not portray them as strategic caretakers of brands’ social presences. What’s the best way to get the most possible Facebook “likes&# and Twitter followers? Clients/Brands ask these questions because they have no idea where to start, because the knowledge isn't there.