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

Webbiquity SMM

Tim McCord emphasizes the need to create a team when crafting a social media policy and selecting monitoring tools. Lasica and Kim Bale review 20 powerful fee-based tools for professional social media monitoring, among them Radian6 , Lithium , Alterian SM2 and Attentio.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Your PR team was aware of most of these as it often had a hand in generating those placements. Alterian SM2 Freemium. Andy Beal and his team have built a nice tool that’s garnered favorable reviews from TechCrunch and other prominent tech sites. Alterian SM2. Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Whether you’ve a selection team working on this or the entire project has been delegated to you, here are nine critical considerations to keep in mind as you review and evaluate your options. Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. But how do you choose one?

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

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A quick list of eight leading monitoring tools, from Alterian and Radian6 to UberVU and Sysomos. 195 Social Media Measurement Tools & Technologies by Sales Rescue Team. 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.

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Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The team is on call to determine “Why the spike in mentions or share of voice&# to determine “what’s happening and why should you care&#. Sysomos – which is now owned by MarketWire is different than Radian6 or Alterian since it also indexes more traditional news (a nice touch).

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

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Jeanette leads the Social & Digital Marketing team at Cisco. With her team, Maria directs a cross-functional social media council to foster knowledge sharing across different groups. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

213 Days as an Insider

Koka Sexton

I’ve been using a social monitoring tool called Alterian SM2. It makes it better that the Marketing team is full of rockstars too. I haven’t blogged much since I started my awesome job at InsideView.

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What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else?

Net-Savvy Executive

Other acquisitions have tied SMA firms to PR/media (Sysomos/Marketwire, Brandtology/Media Monitors), market research (Cymfony/TNS, Umbria/JD Power, Evolve24/Maritz), and marketing management (Techrigy/Alterian). If your needs are more specific—you want an analyst team or a virtual focus group capability, for example—the list gets longer quickly. Every few seconds this morning, TweetDeck brings another comment on today's announcement that Salesforce.com is buying Radian6.

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

Convince & Convert

Are you working with a team or collaborating with a client? • link] Katie Van Domelen I actually haven't used SM2 since it switched from Techrigy to Alterian so I had to call them and ask a few questions to refresh my memory. We have keyword searches that trigger email notifications to selected people on the social media teams or within the organization who need to be aware of what is happening in connected channels.

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

Convince & Convert

How can we find a social media guru to add to our team? Its important for PR firms to realize the value of it, not only for their teams, but how they show, demonstrate and teach their clients. Thanks for reminding everyone that any team driving a social program must ask smart questions with substance.