Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So I spent the better part of January looking at every social media listening, monitoring, analytics, intelligence and insights firm I could get my hands on. They have staff to pull monthly reports and do what they are calling “Insights analytics&#. SENTIMENT BASED ANALYTICS.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Alterian SM2 Freemium. Though limited (in terms of filters, number of search terms and results) in comparison to the fee-based version of the tool, SM2 Freemium is still an excellent tool for getting a snapshot of your social media landscape—discovering who’s talking about you, your competitors and your industry, what they’re saying, and where they are saying it. Alterian SM2.

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Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

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Mid-sized to large firms may rely on fee-based social media monitoring tools like Radian 6 , Alterian SM2 , Cision or Vocus which provide automated sentiment tracking, while global brands can use tools like Neilsen BuzzMetrics or Cymfony.

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Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

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Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., Yes, you could do this from Google Analytics (GA) as well (in fact, gShift pulls a fair amount of its reporting data from GA) but gShift presents it all in one spot, attractively graphed out.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

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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). Salesforce.com ), marketing automation tools and web analytics packages. Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. But how do you choose one?

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50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

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As social media monitoring and integration with CRM systems improves, marketers will have the metrics and analytical tools to more accurately assess the value of various social media efforts and continually improve them. Top 10 analytics tools for social media by iMedia Connection.

213 Days as an Insider

Koka Sexton

Which brings me to some great analytics we just compiled for the Gartner Magic Quadrant. I’ve been using a social monitoring tool called Alterian SM2. I haven’t blogged much since I started my awesome job at InsideView.

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

BuzzLogic is a social branding company that focuses on digital media that utilizes an ad platform that is driven by social media analytics. Using a proprietary conversational analytics engine, Buzzlogic helps its customers understand the mindset of the most influential players in a particular industry. TNS Cymfony – a Kantar Media company, TNS Cymfony provides customers with market influence analytics – some of the best analytics in the industry.

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

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Lisa also recently authored a guest post here on web analytics and lead scoring. Emily is Chief Technology Officer at Bookigee, an early-stage startup that builds online analytics and marketing applications for the Book Publishing Industry, in Miami.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

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Interactive Minnesotan skilled in web strategy, conversion rate optimization (CRO), e-commerce, SEO, social media, QR codes (she knows a lot about QR codes), design, UX, analytics and inbound marketing.

5 Social Media Tools for PR Professionals

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And there are several good monitoring tools: Radian6, Filtrbox, Trackur, SM2 and eCairn. Measuring your progress: You can use the tools above to keep track of some of the stats you need to keep an eye on, but you also need to learn how to read your web analytics. Google Analytics is free and it is an excellent system. A branded, interactive video player that gives you analytics. Social Media Tools For 2010. View more presentations from Sally Falkow.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

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To be fair, I’ve only included those I’ve actually used (Radian6, Sysomos, Spiral 16) or tested (Meltwater, SM2). I'm currently using SM2 for most of my clients, and like how easy it is to use. On your chart, you show that SM2 can get down to the state level on the geographic filter. I think listening with a tool like Radian 6 is step 1, monitoring with something like SM2 is step 2 and managing from one platform with two way conversation is step 3.

The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

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