The Best, and Worst, Social Media Analytics Platforms

Ignite Social Media

The analytics tools behind some of the most popular social media platforms can be surprisingly limited. With an increasing number of businesses using social media for marketing, many platform analytics leave something to be desired. While some platforms excel in certain aspects of analytics reporting, others fall short. Here are how the most popular platforms rank in terms of social media analytics: 1.

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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TikTok Analytics Defined for Brands and Marketers

Ignite Social Media

It’s no secret that TikTok has become a powerhouse social media network, but for brands and marketers using the app for their businesses it’s important to understand what TikTok analytics are accessible, and more importantly, what each metric means. TikTok Analytics Defined.

April Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

With each unprecedented day passing, social media apps have quickly become the frontlines for many to source out news, seek entertainment, and stay connected with their loved ones. COVID-19 has impacted every industry worldwide and social marketing is no different.

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Cortex Launches TikTok Analytics

Cortex

TikTok is the fastest growing Social media network in the world, and the driving influence in tastes and culture for Gen Z. Company News Tips & Knowledge social media storytelling Content Intelligence Tools Brand Strategy

Top 25 [Free + Paid] Social Media Analytics Tools in 2022

Keyhole.co

You guessed it: 2021 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! Do you have global social media teams?

Top Five: Google Analytics introduces new ‘Audiences’ report

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Google Analytics introduces new 'Audiences' report. Here are top social media news stories for this week. Snapchat finally gives creators analytics. Now tens of thousands creators who make official Stories or have large followings will start seeing a slew of view count and demographic analytics on their Snapchat profile. Google Analytics Introduces New 'Audiences' Report. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers .

The Best Social Media Analytics Tools for Publishers

Adam Sherk

What are the best tools for publishers looking to track social media activity at the content level? There are a lot of options for social monitoring, tracking and analytics, with prices ranging from free to very expensive. The primary focus here is on social media analytics and share count tracking, along with identifying content and topics with the potential to go viral. Real-Time Analytics. Social Crawlytics. Sprout Social.

Social Media Definitions: KPIs and Other Valuable Terms to Know

Ignite Social Media

The social media world is full of crazy terminology, and the terms keep adding up the more the industry evolves. Throughout this post we’ve outlined some of the most important social media definitions you need to arm yourself with to be dangerous. Social Media Definitions.

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5 Free Social Media Analytics Tools – With Recommendations from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Being on social media is second nature for many brands today, but if you really want to make the most out of it, you need tools to help you understand what’s being said and by whom. 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.

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?

This week in Social Media

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , How To Tags: pinterest inventive boards , pinterest marketing , pinterest scheduling tool , social media updates , twitonomy , twitter analytics tool , viraltag A roundup of social media news, tips and updates from Harp Social’s Facebook Page for the week of September 9-13. ViralTag Pinterest Scheduling Tool: Post by Harp Social. How to optimize your Youtube videos for better local search results: Post by Harp Social.

Channeling the Chaos of Social Media via Tools

Ignite Social Media

Social media is chaos. Whether you’re the casual user arguing with somebody’s uncle about politics or you’re a social media manager dealing with customer service complaints. There are a wide variety of strategies behind success in social media marketing.

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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. Where do you turn for meaningful stats on your social media marketing ? I’m grateful for the insight from some truly incredible tools that help make sense of the actions I take on social media. Update: I’ve put together a list of 6 tools and strategies for managing multiple social media accounts (some free, some paid).

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. Twitter Analytics.

24 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use

Visually SM

Social media tools are essential for a smart business to manage important channels in their Digital Marketing routine. The good news is that as social media has grown up, so have the tools available to help you master it. Sprout Social. Source: Twitter Media.

Lecture 4: Analytics for Universities and Colleges – Social Media Series

Laurel Papworth

In this lecture on social media for Universities and Higher Education we look at measurement, analytics, insights and other goodies as well as some College case-studies of high number of followers but low engagement and vice versa, plus subscribers vs engagement vs reach vs impressions.

nBA Pulse: a new social analytics tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

In a classic case of poacher turned gamekeeper, I was recently invited by an American PR agency to have a personal briefing about the launch of a new social media product. While I did not get all my questions answered (fees and costs), I was sufficiently impressed with the social analytics package that I decided not only to write a blog post about it, but I agreed to have some of my comments summarized in the launch news release.

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. Facebook adds more ‘News’ to News Feed to become more Twitter-like – Facebook is now promoting more ‘real news’ posted by users; the social network’s news-feed algorithm will now expose more links to articles from media organizations — especially on mobile (AdAge).

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Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn. COO Sheryl Sandberg has unveiled five new ways Facebook will address issues of privacy and fake news. 4 Twitter is developing new analytics dashboards.

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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. The good news for marketers is that users will have a better Twitter experience and so engagement will grow. Google Analytics has introduced a new video series on YouTube: Measure Matters. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Redesign, Facebook Adds Custom Gender Options

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook and Twitter: Facebook. Recognizing “it’s complicated,” Facebook expands profile gender options beyond male and female – Facebook users can now choose a “custom gender pronoun” to express their identity on the social network; those who choose a custom gender can also control who they share that gender choice with on the platform (re/code).

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Top 6 Best Social Media Platforms for Financial Services

Oktopost

Social media for financial services is a rapidly growing sector. Financial service companies that don’t have a social media presence risk being perceived as out-of-touch or even untrustworthy. Why is social media essential for financial services?

Ask Buffer: How Can You Batch Content for Social Media?

Buffer Marketing

Having content on hand means you have what you need for specific dates/times but can also move around posts if something more time-specific occurs, like a breaking news story or surprise industry update. Analytics.

How to Set Up a Time-Saving Social Media Workflow

agora pulse

Follow these expert tips that can help social media managers and digital agencies save time and energy in their social media workflow. . Without a workflow, social media management can easily take over your entire day or week. Outline a Social Media Strategy.

How often to post on social media

Sprout Social

Right now, at your desk: raise your hand if you’ve ever wondered how often to post on social media? It’s a question that has plagued marketers since the dawn of social media, and it’s an important one to ask. How often to post on social media overall.

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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The Top 15 Hashtag Analytics Tools in 2021

Keyhole.co

Top Hashtag Analytics Tools for 2021 – Updated in December 2020. In a world with an overflow of information, setting up a social media marketing can be just the beginning of a complex process. Well, this process is made extremely easy with the hashtag analytics right tools.

5 Ways to Stay Up-to-Date on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Social media moves quickly and changes from one minute to the next. It’s important to stay up-to-date on all the goings on to keep your social strategy fresh and effective. Check out Social Media Today for round-ups of what’s happening. Want more data and analytics to back-up any changes your thinking about making to your strategy? Interested in how your peers are actually implementing social strategies and what challenges they face?

Why real social media experts are also great writers

Sherrilynne Starkie

Why is good writing important for social media success? This takes writing skills and talents across the range of media categories. In owned media, the writer will produce blog posts, social media updates, web content, speeches, video scripts and more. For earned media the writer will focus on op-eds, media pitches, influencer pitches, bylined articles, media availabilities, news releases, photo calls, letters to editors and more.

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.

Social Media Marketing Tools: The Complete 2022 Guide

Hootsuite

To succeed in a social media, you need the right skills, the right knowledge, the right training — and the right social media marketing tools. Each social media platform operates as a silo. Social media scheduling tools. Social media chatbots.

Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

After the slow month of April, May seems to be back on track with every other fast-paced, exciting month in the world of social media. Great news for marketers looking for better ways to express themselves on Twitter. This is great news for small businesses who wish to reach a wider global audience. This is fantastic news for advertisers who want to test their creatives for a variety of campaigns that extend beyond Twitter.

13 of the Best Free Social Media Management Tools

Later

Want to know what free social media management tools the top industry pros can’t live without? Everything on this list will help you with fun things like Instagram Stories and hashtags, as well as managing the nitty-gritty data side of running a business on social.

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.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches Paper, Twitter Tweaks Homepage Search, Foursquare Now Delivers

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare: Facebook launches mobile app Paper. With Paper, Facebook just blew its own iPhone app out of the water – last week Facebook launched its own stand-alone news app, Paper – the first app from Facebook Creative Labs – that delivers articles and photos based on categories selected by each user (The Verge).

How to Become a Successful Social Media Consultant

Sprout Social

Do you have what it takes to be a social media consultant? Let’s break down ways to become a successful social media consultant and how to get started. If you need writing, social, or marketing/comms help, I’m taking clients! What do social media consultants do?

Top 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020

agora pulse

Shopping for your company’s first social media tool or needing to upgrade to a new social media management app? But with dozens of available options, how do you know which is the best social media tool? 10 Social Media Management Tools for 2020.

More Data, Better Results: Introducing LinkedIn Analytics and More

Buffer Social

Success on social media can often feel like a secret science. But creating a successful social media strategy is a skill that can be learned. That’s why analytics are so important. Analytics help you to make better decisions and get better results.

6 low-hanging social media optimization strategies to boost engagement

Sprout Social

Social media optimization (SMO) is an entirely different ballgame. Because while businesses at large are on board with social media, many fail to make simple changes that could significantly boost their performance. Social searchability optimization.