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.

21 best social media analytics tools

Unmetric

It’s pretty evident that social media isn’t anymore just a medium for communication and funny cat videos. We all know how big of a role social media plays for business and that managing multiple social accounts on different social media networks can be time-consuming.

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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. Twitter.

6 best Twitter analytics tools

Unmetric

Brands use Twitter for a whole bunch of reasons. Twitter analytics tools give you key data points that are helpful in calculating your social ROI. You can also benchmark your Twitter performance with your competitors using the tool’s competitor analysis.

Twitter Analytics For All Users Now Available

Firebelly

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

The Current State of Native Social Media Data Capabilities

Ignite Social Media

Native social media analytics capabilities have changed a lot over the past year or so. Facebook, arguably, has one of the most-robust native analytics platforms available providing an overwhelmingly high number of data points. Pinterest Analytics Dashboard.

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5 best Pinterest analytics tools

Unmetric

Social networks solely built for visual-sharing attract brands like a moth to a flame. Pinterest analytics is a great source of valuable intel on your business’s performance. Pricing: Starting from $1000 per month to monitor 30 brand profiles across six social.

How to Track Hashtag Campaigns with Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

Using social media analytics like Talkwalker’s Hashtag Campaign IQ App , instant and in-depth hashtag tracking is now possible. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Hashtags are a great tool to track conversations about brands, companies, or events.

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.

Hey Digital Marketer! Got Data and Analytics? Here are 10 Business Reasons You Should

Pam Moore

Many digital and social marketers shy away from data and analytics. Smart marketers know that data and analytics is the light at the end of the tunnel to build their business. This podcast is part of a series titled “You are the Media!”

Social Media Stats and Benchmarks: Fall 2019

Ignite Social Media

As a result of ever-changing content algorithms, social media benchmarks are fickle. Start Using Twitter Cards! When you’re posting links on Twitter, make sure that you use the Twitter Card formatting!

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.

How to Use the New Twitter Analytics Dashboard

Convince & Convert

What if Twitter launched the most awesome analytics dashboard and no one really noticed? So here are some insights into Twitter’s new analytics platform: Twitter Analytics Dashboard.

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?

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Tests Mobile-Ad Network, Twitter Launches Card Analytics

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest and Snapchat: Pinterest now supports GIFs. Facebook, Twitter, Google. Twitter. Any social media updates we missed?

4 Twitter Analytics Tools You Can’t Ignore

agora pulse

Don’t count Twitter out. In addition to marketing your business and connecting with customers, Twitter is the best social media channel to spy on your Twitter competition. Luckily, there are a variety of Twitter analytics tools to help do this.

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 .

How Can Twitter Analytics Tell You If Your Tweets Stink?

agora pulse

Let’s take a deeper look at your Twitter analytics, something that many of us rarely do — but need to. Twitter Analytics 101. Click on ‘analytics’ to get to the dashboard. From this dashboard, you can dig into the analytics of each tweet.

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.

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.

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? Twitter – Get organized.

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. Twitter cracks down on automation. REPORT.

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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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.

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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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&#. Twitter Followers. Twitter Retweets.

11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. About 30% of the tweets that mention brands neglect to use their Twitter handles. . To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool.

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The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

There are several reasons why marketers may want to partially automate their social media campaigns. First, success with social media marketing comes with frequency (plus quality). Social media platforms and practices evolve constantly.

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.

The Best Free Tools for Twitter Analytics

Adam Sherk

What are the best free tools for analyzing a Twitter profile? During a social media audit I like to run a company’s Twitter profiles through some basic analysis tools to set benchmarks and compare them to competitors. Twitter Web Analytics. Twitter Counter.

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.

The 12 Best Twitter Analytics Tools for Online Marketing Success!

Devumi

Having good Twitter analytics apps is one of the most important things there is when it comes to successful Twitter marketing. This is because Twitter is one HUGE conversation taking place in one online space – The Twittersphere.

7 best social media audit tools in 2019

Unmetric

Social media audits pose a great opportunity to help you understand the relationship your brand has with its audience. It helps you identify gaps and gives you more clarity on how your brand performs across several social media networks. Why perform a social media audit?

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How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is. Many organizations are on social media, yet they don’t see tangible business advantages. Featured Headline Social Media consultant PESO model

Social Media Management Tools Compared

Ignite Social Media

You’ve come up with a great social media strategy and your team has created some fantastic content. One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool?

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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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.