Trending Sources

The Best Tools for Keyword Research, Competitive Analysis and Trending Topics

Adam Sherk

Editorial teams and content creators are always on the lookout for useful tools for keyword research and content planning. To help with that, I’ve put together a list of the best options for keyword research, competitive analysis and monitoring search and social trends.

Getting Big Data to Actually Work

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Most marketers I talk with today say they are drowning in data. But in reality data they really want sits in disparate systems throughout the organization. Or if their company has invested big money in a traditional data warehouse, the results have fallen short of expectations.

Data 93

The Superhuman Guide to Keyword Research & Competition Analysis

Viper Chill

Vladimir had a number of questions pertaining to keyword research and competition analysis, so that’s what I’m going to talk about today. Whenever I’m doing keyword research for a new niche I try to pick up a huge amount of terms.

Social Business + Big Data = Business intelligence

Mindjumpers

quintillion bytes of data. To put it into perspective, we have produced more than 90% of all online data that exists in the world today within these past two years. Combined, this online data equals Big Data. Tweet. Every day we create 2.5

Data 121

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

What your competitors are doing, how they’re making money and how they’re getting traffic are just a few things that you can discover with some in-depth niche research. 22 Resources for Data-Mining Your Industry. Data Mining the Surfing Niche. Final Analysis.

What’s Next for Social Data Intelligence

Convince & Convert

Today, it is more important than ever to harness the power of technological advancements in a way that empowers companies to easily create actionable intelligence from a large volume of complex social data. What Lies Behind the Concept of “Social Data Intelligence”.

Data 45

The Personalized Experience is a Marketing Trend for 2017

Spin Sucks

Marketing Trends Big data data analysis data collection predictive intelligence salesforce research Starbucks state of marketing state of the connected customer

A Simple Workflow for Keyword Research for Content Planning

Adam Sherk

Most editorial teams employ basic keyword research tactics as part of their daily routine, such as using keyword tools to refine word choice or monitoring trending topics for real-time opportunities. Keyword Research for Content Planning. Keyword research is more art than science.

6 Strategies for Increasing Fan Engagement on Facebook (Wildfire Research)

The Realtime Report

Brand advocates — people who share content that results in a new person engaging with a campaign – generate an average of 14 earned media impressions each, according to research released today by Wildfire, the social media marketing software company recently acquired by Google.

Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

I read an article on Wendy Harmer’s Hoopla Polls Fake Story by @gabriellechan that got me thinking about Nielsen polls, sentiment analysis and focus groups. And how totally outdated, outmoded and antique they seem compared to Big Data of social media.

How to Use Social Media for Marketing Research

Unspoken

While many businesses are taking part in social media marketing, many fail to see the market research potential that the platform offers as well. These tips and tricks offer simple, easy to implement ways to turn social media into a powerful marketing research tool. Forming your Marketing Research Plan. Before you can begin to sift through your various social media platforms for information, you must first form a research plan. Common research plan steps include: 1.

The Marketing of Marketing is not Telling Us The Whole Story About Member Research

SocialFish

Billions of dollars of marketing products are sold each year: CMS’s, marketing automation, advertising, customer data analysis and more. Big data, social media and video are all the rage but are not the necessarily silver bullet we claim them to be. Data is only half the story.

New Research Shows How to Engage the Mommy Mind

Convince & Convert

If brands could harness that data around moms, they’d be better equipped to market to them, learning what campaigns are causing negative sentiment and what potential initiatives they could take. Many brands stop at the data but aren’t sure what’s next.

Why The Facebook Ecosystem Dominates Social Media Budgets {research}

Convince & Convert

This research shows precisely how dominant the Facebook ecosystem has become in the paid social media side of the industry: Facebook is a runaway number one as the venue most likely to be getting social ad dollars.

5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

It’s easy to get lost in a sea of avatars and data insights. Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. We should use the data to build more quality relationships and emotionally connect with the humans we want to do business with.

Data 27

What is Market Research?

Idaconcpts

Market research supports marketing in creating a deeper understanding of the marketplace, competitive environment, organization’s image and competencies, and customer needs and wants. There are two main types of market research: quantitative and qualitative. Qualitative Market Research.

On Research, Measurement’s Oft-Forgotten Sibling

Waxing UnLyrical

However, prior to that we had a great chat with Steve King of Emergent Research , and I wanted to give you the much-delayed recap from that chat. And that is because far too many public relations practitioners still don’t understand the importance of research. Research is fun!

How to Keep Content Ideas Coming With Whitespace Analysis

Unmetric

You can write off the hours you spend on Buzzfeed and 9gag as research. If you were to search for Whitespace Analysis on Google, you will find various websites that give you at least three different explanations. Process Management Whitespace Analysis.

10 Insightful Marketing Charts from 2015

Convince & Convert

Now more than ever, the data at our fingertips is ripe for the harvest. But without the proper tools for processing and understanding that data, we would still be in the dark. That’s why data visualization is such a powerful tool. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Audience Analysis Worksheet (worksheet to help you prioritize your niche). Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. Everyone is talking about it but very few are actually doing it!

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

We know that measurement is the the top goal inside of companies , and while I’ve published this data before, it’s important to recast it to show the important of measurement in an emerging technology set. link] Dan Whitehouse Social analysis. data above).

Analysis: Revealing the Highest Earning Blogs that Sell Advertising

Viper Chill

It has been a long time since I published a data-centric blog post, even though they’re often my favourite to write and tend to get the best response. For my analysis I gathered the following statistics: Impressions : Different ad units have different impression counts.

New Research: Do Pictures of People Increase Facebook Engagement?

Convince & Convert

At Taggs, we decided to bring data to help settle the debate – Do people pictured in brand images help or hurt Facebook engagement? We dove a little deeper into the data and broke out our analysis by post likes, shares, and comments to shed more light on these results. Here’s the breakdown of the brand in our analysis, showing the frequency with which they post images with or without people. The Research Methods Behind the Madness.

The Specialization of Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

Judging from the way people are talking about it, social media analysis is segmenting into at least three subspecialties. In 2007, I asked for opinions on a generic term for social media monitoring, analysis, research, etc. Measurement Social media analysis

Don’t Be Fooled By Last-Click Analysis Of Social Media

Dave Fleet

Last-click measurement is insufficient – it works for email and search but other tactics receive insufficient credit “as they are typically early in the research funnel and are followed by visits to search engines or email&# (fair).

9 Data-Driven Copywriting Tips

Writtent Blog

If you’re not data-driven, you’re probably missing out on a wealth of information. We’ve scoured some of the most fascinating large-scale research projects, case studies, and other forms of intelligence.. Image source. Copywriting is creative work.

Data 36

Unique Keyword Research Technique to Spot Hidden Market Opportunities

Kikolani

You can take full advantage of the two as long as you don’t choose to see them as just some other keyword research tools. And from this point of view, data might be a bit misleading. When you combine the two, you can actually get a lot more out of the analysis.

When is the social curation bubble going to burst? — Tech News and Analysis

gigaom.com

Tech News and Analysis. Research. gigabarb : How big data can tackle commercial building energy [link]. The tools available now are extremely powerful, and they connect to vast amounts of data that pour out of the Web. Events. GigaOM.tv. Apple. Broadband. Cleantech. Cloud.

Social Media Data: Time to Embrace it

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Well that day was yesterday for many of the folks at Pivotcon where I debuted a presentation on the 12 Ways to Monitize Social Media which documents many approaches to ROI in social media more importantly half of them are ways to use social data to get a great return.

Data 58

Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

Convince & Convert

according to new research by my client ExactTarget), many of your potential customers have the capacity to interact with your QR code. That’s commendable, as we all know that EVERY data point you request has a negative impact on your conversion rate.

Working with Social Media Data: Content

Net-Savvy Executive

Before you can analyze, you need data. In thinking of what you can do with social media data, I find it helpful to think about three buckets of social media data : content, activity, and people data. What is Content Data? Measurement Social media analysis

New Research Finds the Curation vs Creation Sweet Spot

Convince & Convert

This creation-vs-curation paradox inspired me to look for some answers in the data. The data behind this analysis comes from a sample of customers’ activity on Argyle Social, a social media marketing software provider.

Second Screen TV - Research

Diva Marketing Blog

The results, which they shared with the industry, TV Viewing and the “Second Screen” – What Audiences are Doing with Mobile, Tablet Devices, is a report based on the CivicScience data collection and research platform. Picture this.

[INTERVIEW] How TV producers are bridging the gap between social data, risk, and creativity (and how you can too)

Audiense

Decision makers will want to minimise this risk by consulting reliable statistics, research, and advice as early in the process as possible. Audiense: What sparked your interest in the connection between social data and TV? Why did you need to use Twitter data to make the show?

Data 30

The Best Research Tools for Finding Kick-Ass Content

ProBlogger

Tools like Facebook Trending and Google Trends are a good start, but there is goldmine of content research available in lesser-known platforms that don’t have the same brand recognition. The post The Best Research Tools for Finding Kick-Ass Content appeared first on ProBlogger.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Here is a quick list of reasons to get Market Research engaged early in order to give social media (People fueled) initiatives the best chances of long term success. Either way, the market research team should be established pros at getting feedback from existing and target customers.

3 Ways Sports Marketers Need To Be Using Instagram Data

Audiense

Implementing insights gleaned from Instagram data can impact a sporting brand’s social activity on more than just instagram. The importance of extracting data will only increase as Instagram continues to experiment with providing audience analytics to marketers.

Best Keyword Research Tools

Writtent Blog

Effective online marketing starts with thorough keyword research. But knowing the keywords your prospects use to find you online is more than just good SEO — it’s also good market research. competition analysis. scalable research and growth.

The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis

Kikolani

To maintain your organic traffic growth and assure that your site is safe from any Google penalty, it’s wise to perform an in-depth backlinks analysis. Is the content valuable to the reader and well researched?

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Invest in Data Measuring the impact of social media campaigns is systemically different from that of traditional marketing campaigns. While data is abundant, it is by nature unstructured. All of this underscores the need for real-time monitoring and analysis.