50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013


There are countless tools out there, offering many ways to analyze, measure, display, and create reports about your engagement efforts. These 50 tools distill data in ways that are relevant to your social media marketing plan, enabling you to figure out how to succeed with your audience.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs?

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools


But there has been an explosion of more elaborate tools, including Radian6 ‘s solutions, which offer you a complete listening and engagement platform, and Scout Labs ‘ tool that tracks social media and finds signals in the noise. Here’s a list of social media monitoring tools that might be helpful in your quest to get your arms around social media engagement, measurement, and metrics. Alterian.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Which social media monitoring tools should I use? Social media adoption on both the buyer and vendor side is happening with incredible speed; the tools that we’ve developed to track other web marketing activities haven’t kept pace. Social Media Tools.

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

Webbiquity SMM

A simple tool like Google Alerts would pick up most stray citations. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. A rapidly proliferating collection of tools are being developed to meet the need. Alterian SM2 Freemium. Alterian SM2. If I overlooked your favorite tool, leave a comment below.

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm. While there are many more tools available out there, here is a list of some of the best monitoring tools and sites available that you can use to monitor your brand across the social media landscape. Review Analyst – ReviewAnalyst is a new tool that lets hotels take a proactive approach to user-generated hotel reviews, blogs, videos & images.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Unlike pure SEO management tools (e.g., Web CEO , SEO Powersuite ), social media monitoring tools (e.g., Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Here he outlines five ways that sales can use these tools as well, from social CRM to teaching prospects how to solve business issues. Social Media Tools.

Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide


Luckily, there are tools available – both free and paid – to help streamline and simplify the listening process. This post offers a look at some of the popular social media monitoring tools available, as well as a free comparison-chart PDF download.

The Most Popular Summer Blockbuster Movies in Social Media

Adam Sherk

Alterian recently released some data on the most popular summer blockbusters in social media, focusing specifically on movies with May and June release dates. Does the Alterian data match what is available through some of the free tools out there?

The “Must-Have&# Tool Kit of Social Media Citizen Vol. 2

Social Media Citizens

There are as many social media tools as there are posts about these tools. It is a list of tools which has been used by top social media people generated from the interview series with Top Social Media Citizens. Free tools: Tweedeck. SM2 Alterian.

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Social Media Monitoring Tools In Action: Radian6 vs Alterian / Techrigy SM2


Not too long ago I followed a nice discussion on Ken Burbary’s blog about social media monitoring tools. Ken had come along some noticeable inconsistencies in the results reported by two leading social media platforms, namely Radian6 and Alterian/Techrigy SM2.

Social Media Monitoring Tools – 2010 Review (intro)


We’ve put the tools to the test by tracking well-known international coffee company Starbucks. We compared over 19,000 online conversations, giving us some really unexpected results and highlighting some staggering differences in the way each tool performs.

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. A social media listening tool can help uncover those questions. A social media monitoring tool can quickly identify them.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Alterian – formerly known as SM2 by Techrigy offers a freeimum service that offers up to 5 search terms to monitor for and up to 1000 results, which could be good enough for some small brand with low volume. They sell you the tool and you can create your own reports.

21 Free Social Media Tracking tools


Chris Rawlinson The Marketing Gentleman's Log Home Contact Photo Gallery Who is Chris Rawlinson 21 Free Social Media Tracking tools January 5, 2010 by admin Happy New Year and hope you all had a fabulous Christmas. Alterian’s SM2, Sysomos’ Heartbeat and Viralheat.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

29) Learn how to use engagement tools like HootSuite. Doing so, will get you some additional features and tools. 47) Understand how Google’s Adwords tool works. Social Sharing Tools (e.g. Add a social sharing tool to your site.

213 Days as an Insider

Koka Sexton

I’ve been using a social monitoring tool called Alterian SM2. I haven’t blogged much since I started my awesome job at InsideView. The typical 1 st week post and then a little about the creation of social media university but that’s about all. Oh… I got to meet Brian Solis.

Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing In A Big Way


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Study Finds Marketers Embracing Social Media Marketing in a Big Way by Pam Dyer on January 21, 2010 Share Integrated marketing services provider Alterian today released the results of their seventh annual survey on social media marketing adoption. Alterian found that 66% of respondents will be investing in social media marketing (SMM) in 2010.

Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

Webbiquity SMM

Others argue that social media is a tool , not an event, so applying an ROI to social media is akin to calculating the ROI of your phone, or that at this point the business risks of ignoring social media are so great that ROI is immaterial.

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. Few phenomena have ever spread as far and grown as rapidly as social media; obviously, this has tapped into something essential to our nature. What is it?

Social Media Success Starts with Listening

Webbiquity SMM

Use social media monitoring tools to find the people who are talking about your company, your competitors, and key industry terms. Social Mention , Alterian’s SM2 Freemium and Google blog search are helpful free tools, and a growing number of commercial suites are available.

Social Media Monitoring Tools Demystified: Analysing Sources


I have written before about the criticality of Social Media Monitoring tools to business success. This series of articles will look in much more depth at the relative merits of Social Media Tools: high cost vs. low cost. SocialMention is possibly closest to the features of paid tools.

Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It all starts with the Pulse Report that Chevron had produced by Edelman (their PR firm) using their Alterian’s SM2 social media monitoring tool.

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26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Reputation


pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand’s Reputation by Pam Dyer on December 6, 2009 Share Are you listening? BoardTracker : A useful tool for scanning and tracking forums conversations. Technorati : Search engine and monitoring tool for user-generated media and blogs. Twitter Search : Twitter’s very own search tool is a great resource. Sideline : A TweetDeck-esque tool from Yahoo.

Six Useful Social Media Monitoring Tools For Your Business


Wicked PR Feb 15 Six Useful Social Media Monitoring Tools For Your Business Posted by Wicked Intern in Social Media 0 Comments Tweet Let one of these social media monitoring tools help you filter out the noise and listen to what people are saying about your brand online.

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Social Media Monitoring Tools: What’s Right For You?


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The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)


The Stack: The Social Business Software Suite Category Name, Short Description, Frequently Heard Vendor Names Listening and Learning: Brand monitoring: These listening and learning tools provide data to brands by filtering data via scraping and APIs then sorting by keywords.

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Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights


They don’t want to end up being trilobites and have become part of a larger system: Recent acquisitions include Scoutlabs+Lithium(community), Filtrbox+Jive(Community), Techrigy+Alterian(WCM) and others.

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

Convince & Convert

I’ve spent a lot of time working with various social media monitoring tools and I’ve whittled my list of favorites down to two or three. But I get a lot of questions about why I like particular tools better than others and how I decide to use which, so here’s a summary of my thought process that I hope will help you make a similar decision for your client or your organization. How much can you afford to spend on the tool? •

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Gemma Went

Social Media Citizens

Otherwise I’d spend a large proportion of my time trying out new tools that may not be relevant to me or my clients. G: What are your favourite Marketing/PR tools on social media? Social Mention , SM2 Alterian for some handy, free monitoring and Scout Labs for paid monitoring.

Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire

Dave Fleet

Alterian. Sysomos offers three core services: Sysomos MAP – a web-based, enterprise-level social media monitoring tool. Audience – a sales- and marketing-focused tool to help measure ROI and optimize marketing and community engagement. As Ray Wang suggests , expect to see more of this kind of activity in the coming months with other companies such as Alterian , BuzzGain , Cymfony , Radian6 , Viralheat and Visible Technologies.

Social Media Etiquette: 6 Important Lessons Learned from One Japanese Company’s Major Twitter Mistake


Obviously UCC Coffee understood how Twitter worked as a broadcast tool but not how Twitter worked in the realm of social media. 2) Beware of Automation Tools. When considering automation tools, think real hard as to if it makes sense or not.

The Radian6 vs. SM2 Death Match


I can say with certainty that they’re not using either SM2 from Techrigy or Radian6 , two major monitoring and measurement tools that I’ve used extensively over the past year. It’s a question of which tools are the best. I'm wondering if they are both powerful tools.

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

Convince & Convert

You spell the difference between quick hit message distribution mentality and deploying social media as a brand relationship building tool. I don't think that the secretary needs to know every tool, channel and strategy that the firm uses but she does need to know the difference between a Facebook page or profile.

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.


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’. Link building strategies “Social media monitoring tools can assist you in meeting two objectives of link building.&#

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.


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’. Link building strategies “Social media monitoring tools can assist you in meeting two objectives of link building.&#

Using Social Media Monitoring to Improve Your Search Engine.


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’. Link building strategies “Social media monitoring tools can assist you in meeting two objectives of link building.&#

Sysomos Adds Facebook Feature To Social Media Monitoring Solution


Sysomos MAP , the company’s core product, is positioned as a market research tool. So, if you’re an agency handling 10-15 clients, the MAP tool does the same stuff and can save you a bunch of money on your monitoring costs.

Long-Tail Blogger Outreach Campaign Nuts & Bolts


So, using our team of researchers and tools like Alterian SM2 and eCairn , we identify blogger communities and assess their interests, collect their contact info and their names, and then reach out to all of the bloggers we can find that match your demographic.