4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics

Idaconcpts

The Google Analytics Traffic Overview is a report that provides an overview of the different kinds of sources that send traffic to your site. Given the rise of social media, a common question by newbies to Google Analytics is how to track their social media referrals.

25 Google Analytics Admin Settings Explained

Razor Social

Google Analytics is without a doubt one of the most useful tools available to help you gain insight into your online marketing performance. So go ahead, log into your Google Analytics account and click the Admin tab at the bottom of the menu on the left.

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Complete Guide to Hashtag Analytics

Sprout Social

One study showed 39% of businesses don’t measure their social media ROI due to a lack of analytics, resources or expertise. By using hashtag analytics, you’ll be able to run organized campaigns, get details on your target audience and optimize your social media posts for more exposure. The more Retweets, likes and comments your social media posts receive, the higher visibility for your brand. In 2015, Google started to include Tweets in its search results.

How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks

Kikolani

As many of you know, I love writing about Google Analytics. One of the best ways to get actionable data out of your Google Analytics is to set up goals. Absolutely – you can start with your comments! What You Can Learn from Setting Up Blog Comments as Goals.

Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet? After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services.

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20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

There are many powerful social media tracking and analytics tools available that can monitor your performance on social media sites like Twitter. Twitter Analyzer : This is an interesting tool — if you love using Google Analytics then this will impress you.

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5

unbounce.com

When you complete these, you will be able to: Track goal conversions for your website in Google Analytics , a plus regardless of whether you care about social media conversions or not. To use this goal type, you must: Have your Google Analytics installed before your tag on your website.

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How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? I’m going to share some solid tips to increase Instagram engagement account using analytics. Have a clear, fantastic avatar that you use on Instagram as well as Twitter, Google+, Facebook. Comments.

Post Case Study: Triberr Visits vs. Google Analytics

Kikolani

Naturally, being the statistics geek that I am, I wondered if I could match up the stats that Triberr gives you for visits from everyone’s unique Triberr URL of your post to the number of visits you see in Google Analytics. The Problem with Google Analytics.

Beyond Likes: 9 Facebook Analytics You Must Be Measuring

Kikolani

Counting ‘likes’ is what we call a ‘vanity metric’, and if you really want to measure the impact and success of your fan page, we’ve got to dive much deeper into your analytics. That could mean a ‘like’, comment or share. Do most of them find you through Google?

5 Free Social Media Analytics Tools – With Recommendations from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media analytics tools come in many shapes and sizes – from free and niche to enterprise level and comprehensive. Below, we’ve compiled a list of five free social media analytics tool s that can help you find new insights for your brand. Let us know in the comments below.

4 Tools to Help Build a Social Media Analytics Report

Convince & Convert

” If this sounds like your place of business or if you are just looking for a better way to demonstrate value from your social media channels, take a look at the four analytics tools to follow. Actionable Analytics. Google Analytics Advanced Segments.

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.

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How to Use Facebook Insights and Analytics to Boost Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Buffer Social

Facebook Insights is one of the most powerful Facebook analytics tools available. This complete guide will cover everything you need to know about the key sections of Facebook Insights and share tips to help you become proficient with Facebook analytics. Reactions / Comments / Shares.

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

Twist Image

What is the true value of a comment on a blog? Eventually, additional features like the ability for a reader to comment on a post and the introduction of RSS (a syndication feature that would notify readers by email or web-based readers when the blogger updated or published to the blog) helped to propel the platform to the mainstream. To this date, there is a constant slew of criticism and discourse on the importance of comments. Let''s get over the comments. google.

How to Use Twitter Analytics: 15 Simple-to-Find Stats to Help You Tweet Better

Buffer Social

We social media marketers are a lucky bunch; not only are there a gigantic number of free social media tools at our disposal (everything from timing tools to social media management tools like Buffer ), there are free tools from the social networks themselves: Facebook insights, Pinterest analytics, and now Twitter analytics, too. I’ve found a lot of value in a couple simple tools for discovering the best stats and analytics for Twitter.

7 Social Media Analytics and Reporting Tips for Becoming a Data-Savvy Marketer

Buffer Social

The key is social media analytics and reporting ! . You can also get most of the data and graphs for free directly from Twitter Analytics and Facebook Insights. You can get an export of your data from any screen in the analytics section of your Buffer dashboard. Next, import the data into a Google Sheet, or open the data in Excel. We’ll make an extra column in the spreadsheet to track total engagement: the sum of clicks, reshares, comments, and Likes.

Google: The search party is not over

Idaconcpts

[This is a guest post by Zachary Zawarski, a Google Apps Consultant , in response to Fortune Magazine's article Google: The search party is over.]. Copeland states that investors are nervous as to where Google's revenue growth will come from. What are Google's problems you ask?

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. Jobs Join Mashable on Google+ Welcome to Mashable! World Featured in US & World Videos Featured: Grammys YouTube Google+. The Future of Sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC]. 5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Social media analytics and tracking can be very time-consuming and expensive. Analytics.

What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics

www.briansolis.com

A Framework for Social Analytics Tweet September 1, 2011 View Comments “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.&# - Albert Einstein Say hello to my little friends, R.O. A Framework for Social Analytics [.]

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How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

Tweet On November 7 2011, Google+ launched their highly anticipated pages. For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands. The benefits of a Google+ presence.

Using Google Analytics to Unlock the Secrets of your Blog’s Audience

ProBlogger

Do you ever think Google Analytics is a bit overwhelming? If you’ve already logged into Google Analytics then you’ll know it provides an incredible amount of information which you can use to gain powerful insights into your blog’s audience. People commenting.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests Mobile-Ad Network, Twitter Launches Card Analytics

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest and Snapchat: Pinterest now supports GIFs. Facebook, Twitter, Google. Let us know in the comments below.

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

Most obvious of these is Google Analytics. Another is the popular “Add This&# which also offers analytic information. It also breaks down where engagement events are occurring for the time period (comments, Digg, Twitter).

Writing Around the Web – Social Media SEO, Google Analytics, and Social Proof

Kikolani

This post will guide you to the right fields to optimize for the best possible search optimization of your social media profiles on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more! Leave me a comment with any questions or thoughts – I’ll be happy to help!

10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool

Pamorama

The demise of Google’s Keyword Tool, the most popular of its kind, has left marketers scrambling for alternatives. It has been rebranded as Google AdWords Planner , which offers much less functionality and requires users to have an AdWords account in order to use it. .

Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Social Media Marketing

In case you're coming out from the rock you've been living under for the summer, Google+ arrived on our digital doorsteps in early July - but only for limited field testing. Google, on the other hand, has gone about things in a different way. Google+ Google social networks

How to Use Google Analytics to Measure the ROI of Your Social Media Activity

Absolute PA

Now, I’m getting curious about Google+ and Pinterest. Sure, you could follow general observations like creatives are on Pinterest and techies are on Google+ but what about your specific audience? Google Analytics. Don’t have Google Analytics setup yet?

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Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

Google’s Keyword Tool. Google Trends. Then take those new ideas back to the Google Keyword Tool and gather more info. Google Analytics. Once your site has been around for a while, it pays to check your analytics package (whether Google or other).

Which Instagram Analytics Tool Will Work Best for Your Business?

agora pulse

Historically, Instagram hasn’t offered a central place for businesses to view their analytics. Instagram business pages are slowly being rolled out and will include analytics, but they might not be enough for most marketers. When you do an analytical deep-dive, you need a dashboard.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. Google+. Google makes its own social ads, with a twist – Google+ debuts ‘+Post’ ads; brand posts on the social network are turned into ads, which will run on sites (but not on Google+ itself) that use Google’s “massive” ad network (AllThingsD).

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Improve your Google search results today

Socialmedia.biz

Do you pay proper homage to the Google gods? T here are so many things you can do on your own site today — starting now — that will help you in real ways with Google Search and your search results on Google’s SERP. Also, bonus points: Google Analytics.

How I use Google Analytics ‘Compare’ Feature to Motivate Me to Grow My Blog

ProBlogger

For those of you new to Google Analytics here’s the easy process to get this report (it will only take you a couple of minutes). Login to your Google Analytics Account. Have a go yourself – do some comparisons and let me know what you find in comments below!

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. Let us know in the comments below how long it took. Google. Google not only accounts for 85% of all web searches but controls an astounding 44% of the global online advertising market. Imagine that you walk into a restaurant and there’s no one there to take your order.

Google+ Communities Yay or Wait and See?

Janet Fouts

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten more than a dozen invitations to Google+ communities in the last couple of days. In case you’re not aware of what that means, Google+ launched a new feature, Google+ Communities on Dec 6. The future of Google+ Communities.

How 16 Companies are Dominating the World’s Google Search Results

Viper Chill

Today I’m going to reveal how the huge diversity we perceive in Google search results is once again a few large corporations controlling what we assume to be choice. As I stated earlier, I was far more surprised by how Google reacted to this.

How to Build Relationships and Grow Your Blog with Comments

Kikolani

Bloggers obsess over traffic and comments. But you can help them get the conversation on their blog going, by leaving good comments. Just make sure your comments don’t come across as spam. The secret to good comments, is to add value to the conversation. Here’s how you can go about it: Read the post first (this might seem obvious, but many commenters don’t take the time to read the article and it often shows in their comments).

How to Get Notified When People Talk About Your Website on Google+

Stay N' Alive

Want a notification any time someone comments or posts about your website on Google+? You can do this with Google Analytics: 1. Go to the "Traffic Sources" section of Google Analytics for your website 2. First posted on Google+!

Why Google Pushed Me to Build a (Bigger) Link Network

Viper Chill

Whether or not an idea fits perfectly within Google’s guidelines. This may seem like quite a strange topic for someone who, for eight years, has been highly focused on the Google “right way” Not too much has changed there because I still believe in the Google way.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

It really doesn’t have to be complicated; use an Excel (or Google) spreadsheet if you need to, or use the tracking and reporting capabilities that so many different PR software platforms provide these days.