Is Open Source the new black?

The Way of the Web

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives → Is Open Source the new black? July 15th, 2010 · View Comments It seems as if Open Source is becoming fashionable, particularly when it comes to maps.

6 Alternatives to Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

I believe most website owners are still using Google Analytics. There are perfectly valid reasons for not using Google Analytics. Another reason you may not want to use Google Analytics is because the data is unsecure. Here are six viable options to Google Analytics. These are all packages on the open market right now. Piwik – Piwik is a free open source analytics package that does everything Google Analytics does.

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. Tracking & Analytics analytics google analytics website analytics

5 Free Alternatives To Google Analytics

Small Business Mavericks

I’m not suggesting you should give up on Google Analytics, especially now that they are in the process of rolling out Universal Analytics , but if you do decide to look around for other analytics services, here are five free alternatives to Google Analytics you might consider. Clicky – Clicky is one of the more popular Google Analytics alternatives. Mixpanel – Mixpanel offers analytics for events management.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

View analytics on any user’s tweets, retweets, replies, mentions, and hashtags; export Twitter activity; monitor interactions with your followers; batch add/remove people from your lists; see who’s not following you back; and track your follower growth over time.

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Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

One of the great things about and open-source content management systems like WordPress is how easily you can develop plugins and extensions, which once easily installed provide certain functionality that the original software cannot perform.

Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

The Marketing Blog

I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least. Although Twitter wins, the results are fairly close indicating the open nature of conversations that are taking place on Twitter platform. Home About In the Media Moving One Step Closer to Dream Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study March 3, 2010.10:02

How to Create Winning Content & Measure Results

Writtent Blog

The focus here will be on how to create the best content possible and then measure results using free or low-cost analytical tools. Image source .

7 Ways to Repurpose Your Video Content

agora pulse

Converting a video to an audio file is straightforward using the open source podcast editing software Audacity. It’s a great way to create an opening to your videos and is available for both iOS and Android.

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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

That said, however, it’s amazing how much can be done without spending any money—or even leaving whatever web page is currently open in your browser. Too many tabs open in Chrome? Sample reviews: “Suddenly find yourself with a zillion tabs open? 17) Open SEO Stats.

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Luckily, no one ever said you have to do it alone—blogs, online magazines, and newspapers are all great sources of inspiration. If you’re looking for an advanced customer analytics tool that you don’t need a PhD to use, then MixPanel is for you.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #423

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A valley built on Open Source, awash with accusations of infiltration. open source. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Social Media Monitoring: Bespoke, Tailored, or Off the Rack?

Net-Savvy Executive

Oracle Endeca Discovery handles data discovery and search analytics, WiseWindow and DataSift aggregate social data, and Lexalytics analyzes sentiment. Even using some of the open-source components that everyone uses as important building blocks, it's a lot of work.

Time for an Update

Net-Savvy Executive

The third is Omniscience , which has evolved quite a bit since I wrote about it ( Driving Intelligence and Analytics with Omniscience , 2011). Where we draw the boundaries between "privacy" and "surveillance" is an open question, and one I've written about a few times over the years ( The Ethics of Listening , 2007; Ethics, Open Sources and CI , 2007; Ethical Standards for Listening Vendors , 2010; The Limits to Personal Data Use and Abuse , 2014).

The Rise of the T-Shaped Agency Model

Convince & Convert

Daniel Lemin is Strategy & Analytics Lead at Convince & Convert. He also runs the consulting firm Social Studio where he provides analytics, PR and integrated marketing strategy to his clients. Contrast that with newer open-source web-based software services like OpenOffice.

3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

The Marketing Blog

Moving beyond your website, the concept of analytics is also strongly applicable to your other online initiatives as well. The new version has many features which include Page tab analytics, track Facebook sharing and Likes on your own blog or website. Webtrends Facebook Analytics Using Facebook’s FBML application you can set up a custom tab which supports HTML language. Google Analytics will track all visits to pages including those pages where the code has been inserted. *

Twitter, Hope, Aspiration, Ambition and Future

Mindjumpers

Another interesting development taking place, and definitely one to watch is Status.net which is an open-source micro-blogging site, but more importantly, an alternative to Twitter. Similar Posts: Twitter: Real-Time Analytics And How It Can Help Your Business.

Supercharge Your Sales Funnel Velocity With Content

Convince & Convert

Acquia , a SaaS company that helps organizations manage their CMS platforms, consistently offers informative webinars on Drupal, the open-source Web content platform that is the backbone of Acquia’s offering. I don’t mean to get personal here, but do you have a leaky sales funnel?

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An Explicit Link Between PRISM and Social Media Intelligence

Net-Savvy Executive

The intelligence gathering technique—sometimes known as Social Media Intelligence or Socmint—has been used in conjunction with an alarming array of sophisticated analytical tools. As Wright demonstrates in his article, open-source social media monitoring raises issues, too.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #272

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If you like open source and hackery, I think you'll be a fan of running a movie theatre with HTML5." lean analytics. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

Open Software – from watches to newspapers

The Way of the Web

And then open-source it to developers to come up with amazing ideas for what could be displayed there, rather than trying to think of them all. Open Software – from watches to newspapers (thewayoftheweb.net) [.]

The Future of Twitter

Proactive Report

Source Triggertrap eport.) Source: Forbes.com). Twitter is an essential commodity that benefits the State Department, Open Source Intelligence (NSA, NRO, CIA, FBI), and Corporate Intelligence (NASDAQ, DOW, etc). Q: What about those of us who use it as a news source?

7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

Check the analytics on potential online customers engaging with your product and turning away or abandoning shopping carts. From Periscope to Facebook Live, streaming was open source. Product story communication directly from product experts (source: BrandLive).

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One potential USP for Diaspora

The Way of the Web

And with the open source and distributed, open approach to data, it could be made easy for consumers and companies to hook up using Diaspora as a platform and channel, rather than having to be within the social network itself.

You've Heard the Rumors. Here are a Few Predictions That "Just Make Sense" For Facebook's F8

Stay N' Alive

Last year I was pretty close in my prediction (I had the code right - just not exactly what the code did - this was all the launch of Facebook's Social Plugins), having got some clues in their open source Javascript SDK that were launched in the code before they were released to developers.

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How Product Hunt Grew to 140k Fans with Automation, Scheduling, and 8 Twitter Profiles

Buffer Social

The team has even open-sourced this code for auto-adding and scheduling tweets via Buffer. The unique way in which they share PH comments as images is all part of an automated tool ( that is open source as well ). Image sources: Unsplash , Pablo , Canva.

Tools That Will Help Your Marketing Become More Efficient

Buzzlogix

Thus, tools like Feedly are an excellent way of keeping track of different media and news sources to help you stay well informed. In addition, tools like Redmine are open-source, meaning you can tailor them to your specific needs and customize the thing you want, if you know how to do it. Analytical. Tools such as Google Analytics provide valuable insight in the form of user flow, demographics, and conversion rates.

Enterprise 2.0 Conversations

The Marketing Blog

Reply uberVU - social comments December 25, 2009 at 9:49 am Social comments and analytics for this post… This post was mentioned on Twitter by indianterrain: [New Blog-post] Enterprise 2.0 Home About In the Media Criticising Social Media ? Preventing Social Media Spam December 25, 2009.9:00 00 am Enterprise 2.0

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #303

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And behind it all, some smart algorithms and open source tools." lean analytics. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Google Wave fails to cause a splash

The Way of the Web

The central parts of the code, as well as the protocols that have driven many of Wave’s innovations, like drag-and-drop and character-by-character live typing, are already available as open source, so customers and partners can continue the innovation we began.

Why Lean Principles Can Yield Remarkable Content Marketing Results

Writtent Blog

In order to achieve this goal, you need to be able to determine where waste occurs with objective measures, such as metrics and analytics. In the realm of content marketing, that means someone who’s dedicated to checking analytics and other measures of success on a consistent basis.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #293

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My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , Solve For Interesting , the author of Complete Web Monitoring , Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks and Lean Analytics ), Hugh McGuire ( PressBooks , LibriVox , iambik and co-author of Book: A Futurist's Manifesto ) and I decided that every week the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see".

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Analytics. Open Source. Business Intelligence and Analytics. 40 years of the most authoritative source of news and information for IT leaders. Aspergers and IT: Dark secret or open secret? ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources. Blogs Webcasts Quickstudies Security Managers Journal This Week in Print. Zones White Papers Editorial Calendar. Events. Research E-mail Newsletters.

The Sprout Data Pipeline: NSQ and Beyond

Sprout Social

Social media is fast-moving and real-time but also requires long-term insights via reports and analytics. Both of these areas of our application have different querying requirements, yet each system needs to be sourced from the same upstream data. Most topics feed direct customer features, but many topics feed offline analytics processes for our data science team. Our own Java NSQ client, which we plan to open source soon.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #142

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Tim has been a proponent of open source, and. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

ProBlogger

It’s also designed to be open and transparent, using modern software development techniques in its design. Google Maps, AdSense, and Analytics. open source and completely free to use. Concrete5 is available from the concrete5 website and is open source, so it’s free.

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? or higher, but the interesting thing is the open multiplayer platform framework which supports the different platforms, and also the range of wireless connectivity, including 3G and Wifi.

7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

Check the analytics on potential online customers engaging with your product and turning away or abandoning shopping carts. From Periscope to Facebook Live, streaming was open source. Product story communication directly from product experts (source: BrandLive).

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Toward a New Knowledge Society

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Like open source â?? Openness Mill â?¢ Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Widgets. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading. Download not available The user has chosen not to allow download of this file. If you need it badly, send a request on his/her slidespace. All Comments (3). Comments on Slide 1. Favorites (66) -->. Add a comment. « « Prev.

Finding the Rhythm of Blogging

ProBlogger

I love what it can do and I love the idea of open-source. So open-source-office-productivity-software just plain floats my boat. I see my figures on Google Analytics—the meagre 100 visitors that I used to get every month are dwindling – 80, 70 and now 60.

Blog #3: Global Leaders: On the Innovation Edge

SalesChoice

Blog #2 discussed the history of predictive analytics from the perspective of Artificial Intelligence, and traced leadership from both classical philosophers like: Aristotle, Euclid, in ancient times to covering more modern times, profiling British mathematician Alan Turing. Elon Musk , co-founder of Open AI , a organization dedicated to making sure AI is beneficial to humanity. The Risk of AI: The Future of Life – Open Letter.

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7 Mind-Numbingly Easy Marketing Changes You Probably Haven’t Made Yet

Convince & Convert

The average email gets opened by 30 percent of your subscribers. Newer popups don’t actually open in a new window, and don’t prevent users from clicking the back button. There’s also a free, open-source alternative with its own rudimentary exit-intent technology.