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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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.

The Social Media ROI Debate

Webbiquity SMM

Can the financial return on expenditures for social media business activities– in marketing, PR, customer support, HR, product development or other areas — be accurately measured? Among social media pundits, the debate rages on. Is social media ROI measurable?

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Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

Webbiquity SMM

While there are unquestionably many ways that social media marketing results can be measured , the debate rages on as to whether it’s truly possible to quantify the ROI from these activities. Anything that measures social interaction. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below).

Analysis: StumbleUpon's Top 25 Users

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: StumbleUpon’s Top 25 Users Analysis: StumbleUpon’s Top 25 Users Written by Glen, this post has 20 Comments Around two years ago I took some time out to analyse the top 50 Stumbleupon users.

The Single Most Important Social Media Marketing Metric

Convince & Convert

We know we need to measure results in order to actually get them, but all too often we’re measuring the wrong things—especially when it comes to social media metrics. It’s easy to fall into the trap of using “vanity metrics” to measure social media marketing.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? Interested in an easy way to stay current on key Google Analytics traffic stats from your desktop?

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

Webbiquity SMM

The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. You can find a list of more than 150 social media monitoring tools here or close to 200 here , but—that can seem overwhelming. Social Mention. If Google Alerts had been developed with a focus on social media, this would be it.

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Mastering the Many Roles of a Social Media Professional

Convince & Convert

This month’s social pros touched on topics across the entire scope of social media marketing. Social media marketers have to wear many hats at once. Martin made that clear when he appeared on the Social Pros Podcast.

Measuring the Impact of Social Media in B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Forrester recently released a report by Laura Ramos and Augie Ray on How to Assess the Impact of Social Media in B2B Tech Marketing. While B2B marketers have been ramping up social media activities over the past 18 months, not all are seeing the outcomes they’d hoped for.

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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7 Advanced Social Media Marketing Strategies

Kikolani

Social media gives businesses large and small an unprecedented opportunity to build community around their business. Learn to leverage these tools to maximum effect with these 7 advanced social media marketing strategies. Because social media is all about community.

Social Media Does Not Exist

Adam Cohen

I had an interesting discussion recently about Social media strategies. MarketingSherpa recently published a study of companies that are integrating social media tactics with offline and online marketing tactics. How Social Media Has Changed My Job (33).

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

Reports, surveys, studies and infographics are among the most popular content posted and shared across social networks. How widespread, really, is the use of social media for marketing? How are B2B marketers using social media differently from their B2C counterparts?

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13.

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below).

Post Case Study: Triberr Visits vs. Google Analytics

Kikolani

One of the more interesting, maybe even downright controversial aspects of social media is actually measuring results. The Problem with Google Analytics. These usually get lumped into the Direct Traffic section of your Google Analytics traffic sources.

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. Facebook and Twitter are some of the main outlets for social media, but there are numerous types of social media like blogs, wikis, forums, chat rooms, etc. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm.

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Google To Introduce Opt Out Browser Plug In For Analytics

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Google To Introduce Opt Out Browser Plug In For Analytics Up until just a few minutes ago when I started reading some reports about what I’m about to tell you, I’ve been a huge Google “junkie&#. Next I log into my Google Analytics account to get the latest data for my clients. What does that mean for us Google Analytics junkies??

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media!

Five Social Media Marketing Reports and Guides Worth Checking Out

Webbiquity SMM

For those whose job it is to generate leads and sales through content and social media, here are five excellent new resources to help increase your knowledge. Take advantage of the medium using pictures and other media. Social Media Marketing GPS (91 pages).

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106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015

Webbiquity SMM

Or have too many social media marketing statistics.” ” Well, she actually only said the first part (which is debatable), but certainly would have said the second part (which isn’t) had social media been around in the 1930s. 21 Social Media Statistics.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you look around the social web a lot like me, you will agree that most social media campaigns suck. Some people think social media is just fun. What do you think about using social media for business? What social media site gives me the most leads?

Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche | Freelance Social Media

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Top 200 Social Media Sites by Niche by cinta5 on October 6, 2008 Tyler over at SMMGuru offered up the top 198 social media sites.

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10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Why do businesses need social media? After all, spending time, money, and other precious resources on social media marketing before you have an understanding of what it can do for you is kind of like putting the cart before the horse (not advisable).

Introducing Social Media Informers

Ari Herzog

Joining Janet Fouts , Kyle Lacy , Alex Blom , Dave Fleet , Joel Postman , Damian Davila , Jennifer Jones , and others, you can add “social media informer&# to my bio the next time you introduce me. That is, my and their blog content are now syndicated and aggregated on a new online community that informs you about social media. Take a look. -- Thank you for reading Introducing Social Media Informers at AriWriter.

Top 3 Ways to Maximize Your Sucess with Social Media

Bill Hartzer

The explosion of the internet and social media may be the fastest change in human history. No longer are individuals passively listening and viewing advertisements; now they’re “twittering&# and posting their opinions on Facebook along with other social media sites.

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more. Social Media.

Understanding the Value of Social Media Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

When it comes to Social Media data the same holds up to a point! There is clearly a spectrum of Social Media data that can be collected by any listening platform like a Radian6 or a Networked Insights. Share it on StumbleUpon.

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Why Social Media For Small Business Is Important

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Why Social Media Marketing For Small Business Is Important “Social Media Marketing” – this is a HUGE buzzword in our industry right now. but why is social media for small busines s so important to YOU (the small business)? eMarketer reports that consumers force retailers to adopt social strategy.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

How Social Media ROI is like Santa Claus

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How Social Media ROI is like Santa Claus I entered this contest where I had to post “sweet&# advice about social marketing. The advice that gets the most votes by 5pm ET on July 23rd wins an iPad and more importantly to me, some pretty nice recognition in the social media community.

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What AK Knows About Social Media Marketing « Saying It Social

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials What AK Knows About Social Media Marketing I am by no means a self-proclaimed social media marketing expert, however I have learned a great deal by doing and analyzing, and would like to take this opportunity to share a little bit with you. A social media marketing campaign does not produce results over night.

Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Proceed with Caution When Being Active on Social Media Sites Being active on social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter is a great way to build business relationships. Staying politically neutral (at least online) can help keep your social media networking lighthearted and enjoyable for all of your contacts.

I Started A Social Media Marketing Program Two Months Ago, Where.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials I Started A Social Media Marketing Program Two Months Ago, Where Are My Leads? Cultivating your Social Media Marketing Garden I received a question similar to this earlier today and I thought I’d share my response with everyone because I know this question is quite common surrounding the topic of social media marketing.

Join us for a Webinar “Social Media Marketing for Franchisees.

Saying It Social

This webinar will be conducted by AK Stout, Owner & Social Media Strategist at Saying It Social, LLC. About AK: AK has been working with social media for the past 6 years, having been amongst the first group of people introduced to Facebook. Besides being the mastermind behind Saying It Social, AK is also a real estate agent who has working to expand her own brand online for the past 4 years.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. In social media marketing, the assets are missing.

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Getting Started with Integrating Search and Social Media

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials It’s Time to Think about Integrating Search & Social Media Google and Microsoft’s Bing recently struck deals to incorporate social media into their real-time search results. Have you integrated search with your social media? Social media is a great keyword suggestion tool; let social media help your SEO.