STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they link the community to competitive advantage? Communities are organizational orchestras, and marketing is the conductor. Invest more in analytical tools.

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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. Hashtag Analytics Tools. Give these tools a try for hashtag analytics: 1. Tactics like this are great for community building. Add More to Your Hashtag Analytics.

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Instagram Analytics Guide: How to Pull & Examine Your Data

Sprout Social

With algorithmic changes and the increasing need for paid social efforts, the time to rely on your core Instagram analytics data is now. Here we’ll show you the six must-have Instagram analytics reports and how to pull your own data: 1. Instagram Engagement Analytics.

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

Pamorama

To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. Alterian/SDL ($) | Alterian is now SDL, an integrated platform that blends the marketing analytics, campaign management, and social media capabilities from Alterian with those of SDL.

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

SocialFish

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE’s Technology Conference. Making Sense of Social Media Analytics from Maggie McGary.

Actionable Social Analytics: From Social Media Metrics to Business Insights [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, Awareness released a new white paper on social analytics and suggestions on how marketers process and assimilate seemingly endless social data. The white paper throws some light on the following: How to define social analytics as a discipline.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

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. Keep a solid community in your comments and stay active by doing the following: Delete spammy comments by swiping and remove them.

What Full-Funnel Social Analytics Actually Means

Simply Measured

You want to build an engaged community on social, but you want to get those click-throughs, too. Simply Measured now offers full-funnel analytics, so you can finally measure everything from conversation to conversion.

How to Track Hashtag Campaigns with Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

Using social media analytics like Talkwalker’s Hashtag Campaign IQ App , instant and in-depth hashtag tracking is now possible. Keeping track of the online community’s reaction to the big finale was essential for FIFA to gauge sentiment and reactions to the event.

Analytics: the Sideways Approach to Measuring PR

Waxing UnLyrical

How Analytics are the Sideways Approach to Measuring PR. And analytics are at the heart of this approach. Registrations were the ultimate goal, and they were using campaign tracking in Google Analytics very well. A version of this post originally appeared on Spin Sucks.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Analytics: Metrics, Insights, Tools, and Tips

Buffer Social

Instagram analytics are a key part of any Instagram marketing strategy. Without analytics , your Instagram marketing efforts can be a little hit-and-miss. Analytics are often essential for answering your questions. Instagram Insights) or other Instagram analytics tools.

Community management and content creation

Janet Fouts

Community Management Isn’t Content Creation. (go Now, I don’t 100% disagree with him that not all community managers are suited to create content. To tell great stories you have to stop having your community managers produce your content. Community managers?

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. I picked up some awesome tips from the community on the power of data exports. You can get an export of your data from any screen in the analytics section of your Buffer dashboard. Google Analytics to crunch the revenue numbers. Step 2: Head into Google Analytics and set up Ecommerce or Goals.

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.

Analytics: what are you really learning?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Last week at Social Capital Ottawa I moderated rountable discussions on analytics and digging deep to gain real insight. It was clear from those who participated that people are using and are keenly interested in analytics, but that information they are gleaning is largely superficial.

How’s your community manager doing?

SocialFish

Rachel Happe has a really important post at the Community Roundtable about the lack of support she’s seeing for community managers. To keep up with the ever changing technologies and analytics options. But there are things you can do to support your community manager.

Instagram Analytics: Tools, Tips and Tactics

Razor Social

As with any other platform, it’s important to take a peek every so often into your analytics to see what is working / not working. What platform analytics are available? To get analytics directly from Instagram, you need to move over to a business profile (i.e.

Google Analytics Social Reports Provide Huge Metrics Edge

Convince & Convert

But to best use it, you must have Goals set up in Google Analytics. But before he does, he’s going to take a look at his analytics “just to check”. Based on his analytics, Fictional Jay also knows that a visitor who views five or more pages converts at a 30 percent higher rate.

Visual Analytics: Find Your Brand’s Visual Influencers

Talkwalker SM

Most basic social media analytics platforms will allow you to search for images based on text queries, which will give you access to a fraction of the content you are looking for. You should have already heard this statistic: over 1.8 billion pictures are shared online every day.

[Interview] How Microsoft Uses Social Analytics, And How You Can Too

Audiense

As the demands of this role grows, so does the social media data and analytics understanding required by social media teams. Ben Donkor is a social media analyst at Microsoft, and is adamant about the importance of social media analytics for all businesses.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

Why are social analytics so important? link] Research Report: A Framework for Social Analytics | Thought Experiments [.]

Interview with Community Manager: Ben Bateman from Square Enix

Social Media Citizens

Ben Bateman is community manager from Square Enix. A Currently Community Manager for Codemasters, supporting all boxed titles including DiRT 3, Operation Flashpoint Red River, F1 2011, and Bodycount. G: How did you build your experience as community manager?

Strength of Community Supersedes Influence

Geoff Livingston

After the influencer “graces&# everyone with their presence, the organization’s community remains. After a sales or advocacy campaign winds up, the community remains. That’s why the most important metric should always be Strength of Community.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

mashable.com

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics. Social media analytics and tracking can be very time-consuming and expensive. Here, we’ll share a few ready-made spreadsheets you can copy (navigate File + Make a copy ) and use for social media analytics. Analytics. Social media analytics. fhere’s actually a new social media analytics tool called Quantum Leap Buzz that might be helpful for this too.

Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

» Google Linking Webmaster Tools And Google Analytics There have been several significant improvements made to Google’s Webmaster Tools over this past week. One feature that has been added is the ability to link your Google Analytics data to your Webmaster Tools account.

How to Actively Use Facebook Post Insights to Improve Your Community Management

Mindjumpers

Facebook Insights is a treasure box of information for community managers who want to see the effect of their brands’ wall posts, and optimize on future content. In this blog post I will look into the post level data that community managers can export to Excel sheets via Facebook Insights.

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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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 Social Media and Analytics for Better Customer Loyalty

Simply Measured

We just wrapped up a webinar with Bitly entitled “How to Use Social & Web Analytics for Customer Loyalty.” Usually, she said, social customer loyalty programs attempt to build close knit communities and increase sales.

5 Free Hashtag Analytics Tools That Every Brand Needs

Pixlee

They're also essential for community building, as well as for the creation and curation of user-generated content Hashtags are a central part of finding and joining social conversations on a number of platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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.

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 Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

How to Be the Architect of a Passionate Community

Convince & Convert

Since that talk though, I’ve started thinking about rooting that back to general community/social media management. From there, I’ve realized that we continuously read articles with tips for community management, rather than community building. However, most of us are tasked with being the architects for a brand’s online presence and community rather than managing big brands and pages. Facebook Analytics documents the actions taken on your page as “Stories.”

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts.

2014: Everything Marketers Don’t Want You To Know

Firebelly

Blog community social content performance influencer marketing marketing predictions 2014 real time analytics real time monitoring social insights social media ads Although predictions or extended reality projections usually come at the end of one year or the beginning of of another – I think it’s critical to look at what’s happening so far in 2014 and imagine the rest of the year.

Find Your Online Tribe: Building an Instagram Community on a Low Budget

Sprout Social

Building up a loyal community is an important aspect of any marketing strategy. On Instagram you have an unique opportunity to create a community that can extend beyond your brick-and-mortar store. Interact with your community. Use Native Twitter Analytics.

Sustainable Online Communities Begin with Measurement

Geoff Livingston

Sustaining social media communities over years is one of the primary topics in Welcome to the Fifth Estate. Through understanding how a community constantly shifts over time, one can manage effectively and move towards new tools and media forms. In essence, a community is like water.