45 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools

agora pulse

We’ve culled the best social media analytics tools to save you the time and pain of sifting through everything out there. How do you measure your brand’s progress on social media and make sure you’re on track to reach your marketing goals? Google Analytics.

The Top 25 Social Media Analytics Tools [Updated for 2021]

Keyhole.co

You guessed it: 2020 accelerated the role that social media has in purchasing decisions. The latest studies show that social media is the first touchpoint customers have with your brand. But social media is a data beast! Social Studio 14.

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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? Do you know… What value Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other social networks are providing to your bottom line? Why you should setup the goals and conversions feature within Google Analytics?

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. Social Media Analysitcs (Photo credit: cambodia4kidsorg). Getting a solid return on investment in social media is tough to measure.

26 Social Media Marketing Books to Advance Your Skills

agora pulse

Need a good social media marketing book that fuels your learning and your career? Here’s our list of favorite reads for different aspects of social media. But what about when you need to master a new-to-you social platform or develop your skills?

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Social Media Management Pricing; Considerations for Setting Your Budget

Ignite Social Media

Understanding social media management pricing and costs isn’t easy. So then, what should your brand set aside for social media management? Step One: Determine Your Primary Goals for Social Media. Now, everyone is going to read step one and think, “ ROI … I want social media to generate sales.” This certainly makes sense, but when it comes to social media it isn’t always so easy to measure your ROI.

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Why your social media isn’t working

Sherrilynne Starkie

The adage holds true in the world of social and digital media where the pace of change is constant. Despite sinking time and resources into social media, many companies are not seeing the results they want. Bringing in a certified social media consultant can turn things around quickly. Surprisingly, one of the most common roadblocks to social media success is a lack of strategy. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

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. All the relevant social media metrics for your hashtag such as buzz, engagement, and reach can be measured and compared against previous campaigns and competitor campaigns. Keeping track of the online community’s reaction to the big finale was essential for FIFA to gauge sentiment and reactions to the event.

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. It has been noticed that marketers are turning towards social analytics to make use of this ‘big data’ while also attempting to understand consumer attitudes and behaviors and to harness these insights for business. Strategies for processing both internal and external social data.

9 Predictions to Fuel Your Social Media Strategy in 2021

Later

Ready for some predictions to fire up your social media strategy in 2021? So to help you get a head start on your social strategy for the new year, we’ve lined up our top predictions for the next 12 months (and beyond!): And that’s one social shift we’re excited to see in 2021!

Hey Digital Marketer! Got Data and Analytics? Here are 10 Business Reasons You Should

Pam Moore

Many digital and social marketers shy away from data and analytics. Smart marketers know that data and analytics is the light at the end of the tunnel to build their business. It is data that shines the light that helps us know our customers, know our audience, understand how we can inspire, connect with and build communities. This podcast is part of a series titled “You are the Media!” 10 Reasons you need to embrace data and analytics.

The Ultimate Guide to Pinterest Analytics

Later

Understanding your Pinterest analytics is the best place to start! Pinterest Analytics can help you target the right audience, skyrocket your Pin performance, sales, conversions, campaign targets, and more. In our Ultimate Guide to Pinterest Analytics, we walk you through the ins and outs of your analytics dashboard, what each metric means, and how you can use this knowledge to build a winning Pinterest content strategy: Table of Contents: .

Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool? We certainly recommend using a social media management tool for many brands, but not necessarily the same one for every brand. Let’s start with what many consider the gold standard of social media management tools.

4 Twitter Analytics Tools You Can’t Ignore

agora pulse

Use one of these Twitter analytics tools to better analyze your performance (or someone else’s). In addition to marketing your business and connecting with customers, Twitter is the best social media channel to spy on your Twitter competition. Luckily, you can choose from a variety of Twitter analytics tools to help you do this. Which are the best Twitter analytics tools with which to get started? Twitter Analytics. Twitter Analytics

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. It’s taken four years for a native analytics offering from the tool, but it’s here! The activity by day and hour is great for community managers when planning content for the week.

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker. Many tools can help you streamline the social marketing process while making it more effective and impactful, too. Social media software can fail you. It Doesn’t Have the Analytics You Need.

4 Tools to Help Build a Social Media Analytics Report

Convince & Convert

In some circles, social media marketers still get a bum wrap for not being able to prove how their work impacts the bottom line. Despite an abundance of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, many business leaders still view social media as a “nice to have” but not a necessity. “We see our competitors employing social media,” they say, “so we use it too.” Actionable Analytics. Google Analytics Advanced Segments.

The Value of Community Management and Customer Interception

Ignite Social Media

Depending on your business objectives, social media marketing can wear multiple hats. Quantifying the value behind social content that drives awareness, consideration, and, especially, direct sales/conversions is, for the most part, straightforward. 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.

How to Use Content Pillars for Your Social Media Strategy

Later

Have you ever struggled to create a social media post? Using content pillars for social media is a great way to stay organized, be consistent, and create high-quality content your audience will love. . How to Use Content Pillars for Social Media.

How to Craft a Successful Social Media Content Strategy

agora pulse

Struggling to put together a social media content strategy? I work on all things social media strategy for the company. We get a lot of questions about social media from our audience. Example of progress from social media content strategy.

10 Truths Nobody Told You About Being A Social Media Marketer

Pam Moore

It is clear social media marketing is delivering real and measurable business value for companies large and small today. Marketers of all specialties from digital, content, strategy and even operations know they must not only learn, but also deeply embrace social media as a way to connect, inspire and serve their new online audiences as well as current, prospective and future customers. Smart social media marketers also know how to align social media to business goals.

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10 All-Important Skills That Successful Social Media Managers Have

agora pulse

Looking for a social media manager or wanting to become one? These skills for social media managers are practically requirements! Social media managers can be an enormous asset to all businesses, brands, and organizations. Advanced social strategy abilities.

10 Best Social Media Management Tools

agora pulse

Shopping for social media management tools? Or need to upgrade to a new social media scheduling app? But with dozens of available options, how do you know which is the best social media tool? Not one social media app works best for every organization.

The Ultimate Guide to Facebook Analytics

Later

Facebook analytics is an incredibly effective resource for leveling-up your social media strategy and running successful marketing campaigns. Table of Contents: Facebook Analytics: What They Are and How to Access Them. Facebook Analytics: What They Are and How to Access Them. Similar to Instagram, Facebook’s built-in analytics (officially called Facebook Insights ) is an extremely powerful tool! information in your Facebook analytics.

What Are the Top Social Media Platforms for SMBs?

Later

Wondering what the top social media platforms for SMBs are? If you’re a small business just getting started with social media marketing , it can be challenging to know which platform will help you tap into the right audience – especially if you’re a time-strapped solopreneur!

Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

Social selling has become an almost inevitable part of B2B selling. Sadly enough, even though social selling is proven to increase company revenue by upwards of 16% , 3 in 4 sales reps don’t implement the strategy. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media.

7 best Facebook analytics tools

Unmetric

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. Unmetric is an AI-powered, brand-focused social media intelligence platform that helps companies gather reliable social media data to perform better on social. Detect promoted posts of your competitors to uncover their paid social strategy. Social Status.

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

Pam Moore

Have you ever thought about the quality of the human connections you make via social media? Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. Success in business utilizing social media and digital marketing requires both art and science. Take a listen to the 220th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast to learn 5 easy ways to humanize your brand utilizing data and social insights.

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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. Apart from customer service, community building is an important tool which can help increase the engagement levels of your brand, thus gathering more and more followers. Steps for building a community.

Top Five: Who is social media’s AR winner?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Who is social media's AR winner? Top 5 must know social media news including Twitter automation, Facebook transparency, Instagram soundtracks, Google Analytics videos, and Snapchat's tennis lens. Google Analytics has introduced a new video series on YouTube: Measure Matters. The series covers best practices on leveraging Google's suite of products, rounds up highlights from the larger measurement community, and reviews recent product updates.

Pitching a home run social media marketing campaign or idea for 2021

Sprout Social

It’s another to pitch a social media marketing campaign and secure your boss’ approval to execute it, especially when you consider the impact the events of 2020 have had on marketing as a whole. Using social data to prepare your pitch.

The Top 16 Facebook Analytics Tools for Marketers

Keyhole.co

Updated on November 2020: this new Facebook Analytics tool list covers now 16 tools. Here are some reasons to change your mind: Facebook continues to be the most used social media platform in 2020 by far. And for this you need a Facebook analytics tool. Social Bakers 13.

Our 2020 Social Media Wish List

Likeable

Dear Social Media Santa, 2020 has been wild! With everything that happened in the world this year, we’re grateful that you were still able to give us some great platform updates such as TikTok analytics tools, Instagram Reels, Snapchat Spotlight, and so many shopping features.

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Popular Social Media Topics of 2016

Ignite Social Media

2016 has been a very eventful year, especially in the world of social media marketing. Starting with January, we’re going to take you through the year to see what popular social media topics were on marketers minds. How “Making a Murderer” Made its Mark Through Social Media , by Jessica Hammerstein. 5 Ways to Win in Social Media Marketing for Seasonal Products , by Leeann Dickerson.

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

Buffer Social

How do you know what’s working with your social media? The social networks provide us with a ton of data about our posts but it can be hard to distinguish the signals from the noise. Imagine having a framework to pull out the signals from the noise — a framework that points you to the key information about your social media performance. The key is social media analytics and reporting ! . Evaluate your social media performance.

How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

With social media marketing, you can undeniably grow your audience, gain visibility and exposure for your company/products/services, provide outstanding customer service, and – yes – generate business and increase sales. There are many business owners running small-to-medium sized businesses who are still hesitant to invest in and start social media marketing because they are not sure how to measure and prove social media ROI – Return on Investment.

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

Being a data and ROI junkie I often find myself buried deep in analytics, spreadsheets and conversion funnels. It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Underneath all of the bits, bytes, and likes we can't forget why we like social media in the first place. Social networks connect human beings. 10 Social Inspiration People Metrics You Can't Ignore: 1.

TikTok Analytics: Your Guide to Understanding the Metrics

Later

TikTok analytics are the key to stepping up your TikTok strategy. With TikTok’s built-in analytics, you can target the right audiences and really understand what they’re interested in. In this guide, we break down TikTok Pro analytics and how these metrics can help you set up your TikTok strategy in 2020! Table of Contents: TikTok Analytics: What They Are and How To Access Them. TikTok Analytics: Your Dashboard. TikTok Analytics: Your Content.

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

Dave Fleet

What if you had to re-examine your assumptions around social media? Last weekend I presented a session at PodCamp Toronto entitled “From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale.” ” The goal of the session was to prompt people to question some of the norms espoused by many ‘experts’, who have never had to manage social media programs at anything beyond a small scale. Tweet.

Ignite Social Media to Hold “Ask Me Anything” Webinar Series on Best-in-Class Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Ignite Social Media, the original social media agency® , announced today that it will be hosting a series of “Ask Me Anything” webinars on critical social media marketing topics. About Ignite Social Media.

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