Piwik: The Google Analytics Alternative

Small Business Mavericks

For the longest time Google Analytics was the only free open source analytics program. Many online marketers opted to use a paid analytics program so they could keep their information private and away from Google’s eyes, or they had other reasons. But there is a new alternative to Google Analytics that is free and open source and is picking up speed. They also have a Developer Zone and a community forum, so you can get technical help when you need it.

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.

Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

We’ve refreshed this post for 2017, check out the latest and greatest social media analytics tools below. As a little bonus, we have included more than 19 free social media analytics tools in this post! Chapter 1: 19 Free Social Media Analytics Tools. Google Analytics.

Use Forums to Boost Your Blog’s Value

ProBlogger

Consider the potential of integrating forums into your website. Site analytics concluded more than a quarter of Dooce’s traffic was made up of repeat visitors, some of whom visited hundreds of times per new post. How forums add value. Do you have a forum on your blog?

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I also look forward to seeing her speak about this topic at the upcoming World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. Big Data Business Intelligence Innovation Leadership Columbia Business School Competitive Advantage Rita McGrath WOBI World Business Forums

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Davos 2016: DiCaprio, Macri and Biden Dominate the Social Headlines

Talkwalker SM

And indeed, as political leaders, academics, artists, celebrities and more than 1,000 CEOs attended the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters to share insights and shape global agendas, the mountain town nearly tripled its population.

Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Social media monitoring , analytics and social “content management” tools are a necessity to see where you stand and where you are going.

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6 best social media monitoring tools 

Unmetric

Crowd Analyzer gives you analytics on your audience demographics, sentiment analysis, top brand mentions, historical data, word cloud, and much more. Glean.info gives you complete media monitoring services across all major social media networks, blogs, and public forums.

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Why You Need a Blog: Blogs Are The Websites of The Social Media.

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. The benefits are tremendous: a simple integration with web analytics, a more ‘open’ and transparent image, search engine optimization and a rapid real-time interaction with people whereby relevant content is crucial.

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A Powerful Exercise inside Google Analytics to Set You Up for a Successful Year of Blogging

ProBlogger

It all starts for me in Google Analytics (the tool I use to track how my blogs are performing). Note : I know the mention of ‘analytics’ is enough to put some of you off reading on any further. I get that – I’m not really an analytical guy.

Analytics for Content Marketers and Bloggers: What Do You Need to Track?

ProBlogger

Increase user engagement (clicks, decrease bounce rate or forum interaction)? Google Analytics has been my tool of choice to analyze my data daily. It’s a good idea to connect your Google Webmaster Tools with your Analytics so that you can get the entire reading under one platform.

The 5 Biggest Themes from Big Boulder 2016 – CEO’s View

Talkwalker SM

And The Big Boulder Initiative, held annually in Colorado, is a forum attended by some of the most prominent individuals in the social media analytics industry. It really is a platform for the “who’s who” in social data, monitoring and analytics. 3 Visual Analytics is Paramount

5 Free Social Media Marketing Tools – The Expert’s Choice

Talkwalker SM

And if you need more comprehensive insights that a free tool may not offer, try the complete version of the Talkwalker platform for your social media analytics to get a full view of your brand presence online. #1

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Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

Google Analytics. Once your site has been around for a while, it pays to check your analytics package (whether Google or other). This is more powerful if you’ve registered your site with Google Webmaster Tools such that you get search phrases and average rank right in Google Analytics.

When Is It Time to Hire a Social Media Agency?

Ignite Social Media

Social media is a platform for a dialogue and if a customer has information or an opinion to share – or worse, a broken product – social media is a natural and very public forum to resolve their issue.

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

It has a much better interface and its easier to use, plus it has stats on your tweets and accounts, like a mini Google Analytics for tweets. With the right analytics in place those sites can give you some numbers that may be meaningful.)

How Social Media Data Gives FMCG Brands an Edge Over Their Competitors

Talkwalker SM

In our latest report , we take a look at how marketing, PR and product departments in the household and personal care sectors can use social media analytics to create valuable insights in crisis management, product development, influencer marketing and more.

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Trust is hard to come by these days

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This doesn’t come from reading tweets everyday about your brand it comes from analytics of all forms of social media – blogs, microblogs, social networks and forums. For years I have kept tabs on the Edelman Trust barometer report , which comes out every January in Davos.

Social Media is set for Google Wave?

Social Media Network Marketing

It works like how you would be conversing on a forum; just that Wave has a little more flexibility and navigational support system.

As A Social Media Network Professionals What You Do

Social Media Network Marketing

More evolved asks do we moderate the forums?

4 Key Factors to Rank High in Google

Idaconcpts

Participating in Forums. One of the easiest ways to obtain backlinks to your site is to try participating in forums that are related to your niche. However, do not sound like a salesman in forums.

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Top Places Where You Still Can Get Free Links

Idaconcpts

Forums. Forums allow you to make conversation and that of course means being able to post whatever you want on the site. Web Analytics free back links free backlinks free links places for back links places for backlinks places for links

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Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth

Covering Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media strategy writing for clients, step by step campaigns, measurement and analytics, and dealing with trolls and negative criticism on Facebook and other social media sites? Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ?

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services. For example, a discussion of the latest developments in aerospace composites is probably more likely to happen on a niche engineering forum than on Facebook. more website traffic driven by social media) and 2) actionable analytics (measures that enable you to determine whether you should do more a specific activity, do less, or do it differently).

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What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

I’ve used this tool on behalf of small clients for finding hundreds of key influencers on Twitter, blogs and various other social networking sites and forums. Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. Popular with agencies as well as corporate users, Radian6 offers a rich set of tools for social media monitoring, responding, tracking, benchmarking and analytics.

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Top Social Media Campaigns from FMCG Companies: How Ariel’s #ShareTheLoad Inspired Millions

Talkwalker SM

ShareTheLoad article from the Daily Mail got shared on Twitter and on forums and blogs, thus reaching an even wider audience than before. Marketers are always looking for fresh ways to make their content more appealing and impactful.

How to Block Semalt.com from Accessing Your Website Using.htaccess

Bill Hartzer

Yesterday, I wrote a post about how to stop Semalt.com from showing up in your Google Analytics account. According to the Google Product forums, Semalt’s CEO, Yuriy Yakovenko , asked why Google was blocking (or removed) their website, soundfrost.org, from Google. Web Analytics

Should You Worry About Yahoo and Bing?

Idaconcpts

Finally have a good look on the seo forums and specific Yahoo and Bing forums to find out what the latest optimising techniques are because like Google they will be changing constantly. Web Analytics

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Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

Viper Chill

They’re simply registering on tons of forums and profile websites, placing their link in their bio’s, and then ranking well for their keyphrase. Once again I’ve noticed another website which is simply spamming forums (and writing articles) in order to rank for their phrase.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

making it as simply as possible for visitors to share your site content across multiple social networks), and social analytics.

6 Free SEO Tools Social Media Marketers Can Use Too

Sprout Social

Social media marketers use social media management tools and SEOs use keyword research and analytics tools. Google Analytics. Google Analytics is easily one of the best overall marketing tools, not just limited to SEO or social. Analytics

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How to Analyze What Works for Your Audience

Sprout Social

By creating a content strategy , checking your social media analytics and doing a little social listening , you’ll be able to get a solid understanding of what works for your audience. You’ll need a social media analytics tool that’ll show you the performance of your shares.

Is Measuring Your Social Media Success a Big, Fat Time Suck?

Absolute PA

If you spend enough time online using social media to market your business , researching ways to market your business and absorbing advice in forums that help you market your business, chances are you’ve read plenty about the importance of measuring your social media success.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. The analytics tools built into social networks provide a bit more detail, though only within their own platforms. ” — RazorSocial (Analytics).

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Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

Webbiquity SMM

Are you okay with just monitoring brand mentions on social media platforms, or do want to scan the entire web (news sites, forums, blogs, etc.)? These tools monitor news sites, forums, job sites,edu sites, and more in addition to social media platforms.

Why real social media experts are also great writers

Sherrilynne Starkie

In shared media, a good writer will be creating and compiling social media updates, blog comments, user-generated content, discussion forums, bookmarking, reviews and more. They are more analytical and provide improved clarity and style.

Hot Association Jobs This Week – May 17

SocialFish

Communications Manager , Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers – Reporting to the Senior Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer, the Communications Manager is responsible for ensuring that the Forum uses communications as effectively as possible to advance the Forum’s mission and vision.

Stop Chasing the Glittery Disco Ball of Influencers: Consider Micro Influencers

Waxing UnLyrical

Consider STEM professionals, who regularly share issues and wins in forums with their tribe. Then utilize Google Analytics to understand the effectiveness of your campaign. “We Guest Post by Debbie Friez.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

I love the analytics and insights I can capture about my communities, client communities and their competitors. Although Woobox is more of a social platform for contests and engagement, they do offer some Facebook analytics.” 23: The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools. #24:

Dark Social – We Only See The Tip of The Social Media Iceberg

Mindjumpers

Madrigal, tech editor at Atlantic.com, to refer to web traffic that comes from outside sources that web analytics can’t track. Dark Social happens when someone shares content or a link by copying and pasting into communications such as emails, instant messages and forum posts.

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