7 best Facebook analytics tools

Unmetric

Marketers hustle to push out engaging content every day to skyrocket their engagement levels. By allies, I mean these really cool analytics tools that will help you understand your Facebook performance and get real-time metrics to help you reach your target audience.

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.

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Google Analytics: Your Free Goldmine to More Leads, Sales and Human Connections

Pam Moore

What if I told you that right now at this very moment you are already you're sitting on a gold mine of free data and analytics to help you generate more brand awareness, leads and sales by connecting with your ideal customers in a human way? What content is truly engaging your audience?

6 best Twitter analytics tools

Unmetric

Be it product updates or engaging in industry-related conversations, it is the go-to network to increase brand visibility. Twitter analytics tools give you key data points that are helpful in calculating your social ROI. Social Strategies Analytics Social Media Analytics twitter

Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of

Ignite Social Media

If you are like the members of the analytics team here at Ignite Social Media, you’ve been anticipating the release of an official Instagram analytics platform ever since Facebook purchased the platform for a nice, round $1 billion. engagement.

The Value of Community Management and Customer Interception

Ignite Social Media

Quantifying customer care and the value of community management can be a bit more… avant-garde; however, we have a measurement solution that might help you justify allocating resources to customer care on social media. Building the Value of Community Management Model.

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.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. How is your video content serving your community?

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.

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. Strengthen support and engagement.

How to Increase Engagement on Instagram with Later

Later

Wondering how to increase engagement on Instagram? With an ultra-smart algorithm and tons of creative brands competing for people’s attention, growing your Instagram engagement can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. Ready to increase your Instagram engagement?

Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Insights using these 5 Strategies

Pam Moore

How to leverage social media insights to learn about your customer and social media audience / community. Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media?

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How to Build a Successful Social Media Community (Presentation)

Mindjumpers

Tweet An important part of your social media strategy is to start and manage your community. Community building is an important exercise since this makes your target customers stick to the brand and makes them come back to see the latest happenings on your brand.

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.

Why Private Communities Fail

SocialFish

Socious’ Online Community Blog has a fantastic series listing a whole ton of reasons why private communities fail. My favorite: Private online communities are not about enabling members to connect and friend each other. Private online communities are about providing the content, resources, and discussions to help members or customers become more successful in their jobs and lives. Why Private Social Communities Fail & How to Avoid It? Open Communit

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.

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? To get answers to these critical questions, Leader Networks conducted a survey of nearly 300 marketing and community leaders that resulted in The Business Impact of Online Communities Study. Communities are organizational orchestras, and marketing is the conductor. Invest more in analytical tools.

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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.

6 Twitter analytics tools to amplify your Twitter strategy

Sprout Social

Twitter is an excellent platform to engage with friends and follow your favorite industry experts. A great Twitter strategy requires proper analytics to understand what’s working and what isn’t. That’s why it’s worth investing in the best Twitter analytics tools to keep track of how your posts are performing. Among its comprehensive suite of social media management tools, Sprout Social also offers a powerful analytics solution for Twitter. Native Twitter Analytics.

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. You may have the wrong content or maybe you’re not engaging enough on the platform. What platform analytics are available?

Social media manager vs. community manager: What’s the difference?

Sprout Social

Does the person who post as your brand on Facebook also work to develop the community that the company is part of? Typically, most companies find they need at least a social media manager and a community manager. The Sims has both social media managers and community managers.

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. Social media marketing is all about engagement. Hashtags drive engagement. Tweets with hashtags get twice as much engagement as those without them, and 55% more Retweets.

Increasing Reach Without Spend: A Community Radio Case Study

Ignite Social Media

I volunteer at fantastic community radio station, WHUP , hosting a show called Global Garage. Considering WHUP is a community radio station run by volunteers and funded by donations, there isn’t really a budget for promoting individual radio show posts.

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. This is key for YouTube community building. Engage.

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.

How to Use Instagram Analytics to Grow Engagement and Followers

Later

If you want to get more engagement and followers, it all starts with understanding Instagram analytics. The data from your Instagram analytics should inspire your content strategy, and not the other way around. Understanding Instagram Analytics: The Audience Tab.

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. Assess Reach vs. Engagement. You should have already heard this statistic: over 1.8

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.

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.

Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

Depending on your needs, anything from a simple, single-channel engagement tool to a robust multi-channel tool with top-shelf analytics may be best. Putting that another way: to monitor all your Twitter engagement, you’ll need separate columns for mentions, replies, and DMs.

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.

Google Analytics Social Reports Provide Huge Metrics Edge

Convince & Convert

Off-site engagement is more difficult to measure than on-site engagement. 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”. It’s a Google Alert directly in your Analytics.

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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?

4 Real-Time Monitoring Tools that Save Your Brand Time

Ignite Social Media

How does one brand monitor and listen to the thousands, if not millions of members in its community? Many people have dedicated their lives to developing tools to help brands monitor and listen to their communities in real-time.

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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. This tool is very flexible and it can give you analytics on any hashtag that you are following, not just the ones that you’re actively using.

Increasing Reach Without Spend: A Community Radio Case Study

Ignite Social Media

I volunteer at fantastic community radio station, WHUP , hosting a show called Global Garage. Considering WHUP is a community radio station run by volunteers and funded by donations, there isn’t really a budget for promoting individual radio show posts.

Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This is a guest post from Marshall Sponder , author of the newly released Social Media Analytics. I picked up Hubbard’s book and it nicely fits into my own framework on analytics tracking I put forward in Social Media Analytics.

What the #measurePR Community Thinks of 2012

Waxing UnLyrical

The #MeasurePR chat on December 6 was a free-wheeling smorgasbord of terrific measurement topics, from what the community thinks will be hot measurement trends next year to which free tools we love the most. What the #measurePR Community Thinks of 2012.

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

Buffer Social

The key is social media analytics and reporting ! . Measure total engagement. Engage influencers who shared your content. 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. Next, calculate total engagement.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Analytics

Later

Take a look at your Instagram analytics, and then take the time to really understand them. Instagram analytics can help you target the right audience, post engaging content, get more views on stories, and so much more! How to Access Your Instagram Analytics.