What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. It takes being logical, objective and analytical too. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes.

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.

10 Steps to Master Your Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

As digital marketing increasingly becomes more and more measurable, there is no reason brands should not understand the effectiveness and reach of their social media. Gone are the days when traditional PR and media strategies relied on the “spray and pray” method.

Social Media Analytics – How to Engage With The Data Of Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet A couple of days ago, I gave a guest lecture at the Danish IT-University on the subject of Social Media Analytics. Social Media Analytics has an increasing audience with a lot of people discussing the subject around the world.

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. Google Analytics Introduces New 'Audiences' Report. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

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. Real-Time Analytics. Social Crawlytics.

Top 10 Social Media Analytics Features

Quintly

When comparing different Social Media Analytics tools, it’s easy to get lost in the jungle of possibilities. For newcomers, it is especially hard to know what features to expect of a social media analytics tool. Social Media Marketing

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? How to Subscribe to Social Zoom Factor Podcast .

Why Social Media Will Challenge Marketers in 2019

Direct Marketing Observations

In 2007 when I joined Twitter, those were not front of mind questions for those of us using the social network for the first time. The way social networks are utilized now both from a marketing standpoint and a UX standpoint, has undergone an almost 360 degree change since those early years.

The Digital Analytics Guide

Quintly

At the beginning of your digital marketing journey, your main focus lies in the creation of content, pitching your well-crafted articles to other blogs or trying out new methods on the different social media networks. Digital Analytics

How to Measure Your Social Media Performance

Rebekah Radice

It can be a scary proposition to analyze your social media performance, but without an audit, there’s zero room for improvement. I’ve broken down 8 steps to help you measure each aspect of your social media performance. How to Measure Social Media Performance.

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 ? Chapter 1: 19 Free Social Media Analytics Tools.

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. We’ve also sourced some expert recommendations from top social media influencers.

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. The white paper throws some light on the following: How to define social analytics as a discipline.

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

SocialFish

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE’s Technology Conference. Making Sense of Social Media Analytics from Maggie McGary.

The Tower Framework for Social Media Analytics

Razor Social

The post The Tower Framework for Social Media Analytics appeared first on Find and get the most out of the best marketing tools to promote your business. Social Media

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website.

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How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

agora pulse

Social media success means different things to different people. Yet everyone wants to know the answer to the ultimate question: Am I successful on social media? The first step is to understand what your social media goals are and measure against them.

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. “We see our competitors employing social media,” they say, “so we use it too.” Actionable Analytics. Zuum Social.

2019 Social Media Resolutions

Ignite Social Media

Going over this distinct group of improvements that people seem to choose at the beginning of the year got me thinking – what if social media channels attempted to improve in the same way we do? Is your New Year’s resolution social media-related?

Grow Your Business with Later’s New Instagram Analytics

Later

Today we’re excited to announce the launch of our new and improved Instagram Analytics! Increase engagement, get more views on stories, track your follower growth, drive traffic and more with our updated Instagram Analytics. Get More Views with Instagram Stories Analytics.

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. Want to get real business benefits from social media?

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

Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. The key to being a good social media marketer is what?

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Twitter Analytics For All Users Now Available

Firebelly

Blog Social Media Twitter twitter analytics Numbers nerds rejoice! Twitter is finally providing all users with data on their tweets. Previously, this information was only available to advertisers and a limited number of other users.

Useful Tips and Tools for Measuring and Learning from Your Social Media Analytics

Social Media Today

In order to improve your digital marketing performance, you need to refer to your analytics. Here are some tips

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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The Best Google Analytics Metrics for Social Media Professionals

Convince & Convert

Basically, their goal is to make everyone smarter with analytics and data. Adam also writes a monthly column on analytics for ClickZ. Holy Social Last year, Nike created a PHOTOiD site that allowed users to customize shoes based on the colors of their favorite Instagram photo.

4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics

Idaconcpts

The Google Analytics Traffic Overview is a report that provides an overview of the different kinds of sources that send traffic to your site. Given the rise of social media, a common question by newbies to Google Analytics is how to track their social media referrals.

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives.

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Facebook Real-Time Analytics

Mindjumpers

Tweet Facebook is constantly developing and updating their efforts in creating the social web. The idea is to make online activities outside Facebook a social thing, and a part of your Facebook profile. Measure impact of social plugins.

Only 17% Of Businesses Measure Social Media ROI; 12% Have A Realtime Analytics Solution

The Realtime Report

Two-thirds of business managers agree that it is “important” or “very important” for their business to “analyze and glean insight from large data sets from social interactions happening in real time.” Social Media ROI And Realtime Big Data Analytics.

The 5 Top Google Analytics Reports for Social Media Marketers

Convince & Convert

Ever feel the pressure to prove social media’s value beyond subscriptions counts (Likes and Followers)? Is so, you have probably relied on Google Analytics. Recent updates to the platform have made life a little easier on social media marketers.

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure! Social Media Analytics

Harp Interactive

The client wants to know if their social media campaign is working! They want to understand how social media marketing will meet their goals before they commit to a budget allocation for a “mythical campaign&#.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. across all major social networks.

What to Put In Your Social Media Reports

agora pulse

But when it comes to social media marketing, it can be confusing to figure out what numbers matter, which don’t, and what you should actually be presenting to your clients. In this post, I’ll break down some important metrics to include in your social media reports.

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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. Instagram now gives business profiles great analytics, including post impressions and follower demographics.

Defining Social Media Success, Objectives, Goals, and KPIs in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Have you been spinning your wheels trying to utilize social media to grow your business? Do you feel as though you know the tactics and strategies yet are still struggling with how to align social media to your business for real results?

Analytics: what matters to content marketers?

Sherrilynne Starkie

While this can provide a superficial indication of what content gains traction in social media, it does not provide enough insight to determine the return on investment (ROI) of marketing activity. This is the actual value in using social media analytics properly.

The 10 Point Check List for Effective Social Media Analytics (with Infographic)

Talkwalker SM

As digital marketing increasingly becomes more and more measurable, there is no reason brands should not understand the effectiveness and reach of their social media. Gone are the days when traditional PR and media strategies relied on the “spray and pray” method.

Should My Business Bother To Have Social Media KPIs?

agora pulse

And yes, you should bother to have social media KPIs. The first is that many businesses now see the potential value of acquisition and retention that social media may bring to their business and want to amplify it. Which Social Media KPIs Should I Measure?

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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.

Top Five: Social media New Year predictions and resolutions

Sherrilynne Starkie

The first Top Five must-know social media news of 2019 for communicators and marketers! These include smart audio, first party data acquisition and reclaiming social independence. There will be a renewed focus on ‘social’, more passive experiences and more principled marketing.