Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

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the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. But a look at social networks around the world shows that there are many platforms competing for niche markets. This informative infographic from Ignite Social Media offers some interesting statistics. Here in the U.S.,

The Social/Anti-Social Network

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Online social networking continues to change and evolve. That is mind-blowing, impressive and not all that surprising when you consider how popular platforms like Twitter and Facebook are, and how people are looking for newer/cooler social networking experiences. Google + lets you be selectively social. the most common response is the ability to segment the social graph (Google + calls them, "circles"). It's a different kind of "social."

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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 ? If you’re looking for social media management tools, this list might help you use them!

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

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Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at its F8 global developers’ conference in March 2015.

4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics

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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.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

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By establishing a presence on the social Web, you can gain virtually unlimited exposure to your target audience without incurring the higher costs associated with traditional marketing campaigns. Here’s why Twitter is one of the best social media platforms for listening: Real-time results.

How to Use Analytics to Increase Instagram Engagement

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you use analytics to increase Instagram engagement ? I’m going to share some solid tips to increase Instagram engagement account using analytics. It's always important to start with the basics for social strategy. Don’t live in a social media silo. Sprout Social.

Crowdbooster Review: Social Analytics & Optimization

Jason Yormark

While there are quite a few social media tools out there that provide similar services, Crowdbooster has it’s share of unique features that I could definitely see myself using fairly regularly. Related posts: RockMelt Review: Social Media Web Browser. Social Media

Taking a Peek at Twitter Analytics

Social Media Marketing

A very notable 60% identify as medium-to-heavy social networking users, with 18% identifying as heavy users. Average Network Size and Social Pull? And, what of social use and social memberships? Twitter analytics

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Along the same lines, periodically, it's a good idea to take stock of your social profiles and do a little Spring Cleaning of your own. Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services. Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet?

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Facebook Analytics for Apps Adds Time Zones, Hourly Charts

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Facebook added two major features to its Analytics for Apps Thursday: the ability to set time zones and view data by hour of the day. The social network also added an option for “last 24 hours” in Analytics for Apps’ date picker and the ability to break down reports by time interval.

Klout and Peerindex – social network loyalty cards?

The Way of the Web

And here’s where the loyalty card element comes in: Supermarkets and social networks: The basics of the supermarket loyalty card are pretty simple. Again, there’s an approved list of networks to plug-in, and there’s also the option to hook in a number of RSS feeds.

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The 5 Top Google Analytics Reports for Social Media Marketers

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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. Filter Social Media Traffic.

How to Use Twitter Analytics: 15 Simple-to-Find Stats to Help You Tweet Better

Buffer Social

We social media marketers are a lucky bunch; not only are there a gigantic number of free social media tools at our disposal (everything from timing tools to social media management tools like Buffer ), there are free tools from the social networks themselves: Facebook insights, Pinterest analytics, and now Twitter analytics, too. I’ve found a lot of value in a couple simple tools for discovering the best stats and analytics for Twitter.

20 Social Media Marketing Blogs You Should Read in 2013

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Looking for the best social media marketing blogs? Social media is now mandatory for businesses. I’m always trying to keep pace with the evolving social media marketing landscape, and reading many of the fantastic blogs out there helps me stay on top of best practices.

Instagram analytics: 7 metrics every marketer should track

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The mobile photo sharing app now has more than 500 million active monthly users and it has firmly secured itself a place among the world’s most popular social networks. With social listening , brands can find out how successful their strategies are at the click of a button.

Google Analytics Social Reports Provide Huge Metrics Edge

Convince & Convert

I’m not on social media to kill time; I’m there to build a business and find my customers. And the ability to make data-based decisions and assign ROI to social actions is what enables me to do that. We lacked a uniform way to compare activity on different social media sites.

Facebook Analytics for Apps Now Supports Messenger Bots; FbStart Program Welcomes Bot Developers

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If you still think chat bots for Messenger are a passing fad, think again: Facebook announced Monday that Analytics for Apps now support bots, and bot developers are welcome in its FbStart program.

7 Social Media Analytics and Reporting Tips for Becoming a Data-Savvy Marketer

Buffer Social

How do you know what’s working with your social media? The social networks provide us with a ton of data about our posts but it can be hard to distinguish the signals from the noise. Imagine having a framework to pull out the signals from the noise — a framework that points you to the key information about your social media performance. The key is social media analytics and reporting ! . 7 Tips for Getting Better Social Media Results by Using Data.

How To See Analytics on Google+ Posts

Bill Hartzer

Whenever you make a post on the Google+ social network, or you share something, it is always helpful to see how your post did or how it is doing. Let’s look at the analytics or stats for one of my recent posts on Google+ and see the information that we can get from it.

Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

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Why are social analytics so important? You may recognize these five states from the research I’ve been doing over the past few years How to Organize for Social Media Measurement Read the report, print it out, and share with others. link] Dan Whitehouse Social analysis.

More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

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Facebook released more new features for its Analytics for Apps : support for web analytics, improved cross-device analytics, user properties and updated sharing insights. Product manager Josh Twist provided details on the latest round of new Analytics for Apps features in a blog post : Analytics for Apps is introducing a beta that adds support for web measurement and cross-platform metrics.

Use Pinterest Web Analytics to Jumpstart Your Social Media Marketing

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Pinterest Web Analytics gives site owners insights into how people are interacting with pins that originate from their websites. With more than 48 million users, Pinterest is one of the most popular social networks on the Web. Begin using Pinterest Analytics.

Social Analytics: A Valuable Tool Evolving to Meet Expectations

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Social Analytics: A Valuable Tool Evolving To Meet Expectations. G2 Crowd , a business software reviewing company, recently released a report focusing on social analytic software. The report contains nearly 900 reviews of over 25 different social analytics products.

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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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.

Measuring Social Media ROI & Goal Conversions with Google Analytics 5

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Social media is about building new relationships, generating word of mouth marketing, and strengthening brand loyalty with your customers. You’ll be celebrating your social media goal conversions too! When someone clicks on a link to your social profiles.

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15 Reasons Why Analytics Prediction Will Make You a Better Marketer

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Thanks to the success of Google Analytics, there are dozens of ways to collect historical data from your website and connecting social networks. And yet, your optimization strategy is probably missing one very important step: predictive analytics.

What's the R.O.I.? A Framework for Social Analytics

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Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About What’s the R.O.I.? of social media&# is difficult to answer, it is necessary as it forces us to dig deeper. A Framework for Social Analytics [.]

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What Marketing Can Learn From Public Relations Analytics

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How to be more analytical. Here’s what he had to say (emphasis/italicization mine): “There are two really important things that PR has been doing in measurement that are fairly new to marketing – and both are due to the emergence of social media channels.

Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. More Networks, More Data. Turn Social Data Into Actionable Insights.

Twitter Analytics… we’re waiting

Josh S Peters

The Twitter Analytics we were promised. I wrote a post for WebProNews, Dear Twitter Analytics… You’re Late , that was 1/2 rant and 1/2 informational. The rant is about how long it’s been that Twitter has promised us analytics, but never delivered.

How to Use Social Data Analytics to Inform Your Marketing Strategy

Pixlee

Social media contains a wealth of data that is invaluable to marketers. Social media data is made up of collected information from social networks that shows how users engage with, view, or share content.

Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics

Devumi

Just recently, the popular social networking site LinkedIn introduced two new features. The post Understanding LinkedIn Company Page Analytics appeared first on Devumi. Linkedin Marketing content marketing linkedin marketing online marketing 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 .

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

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Last year, I assembled a collection of 35 infographics that told the story of social media at that time. The History of Social Networking. Who is the “Me&# in Social Media? How Marketers Are Using Social Media. The Rise of Social Networking Ad Spending.

How to Use Social Data Analytics to Inform Your Marketing Strategy

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Social media contains a wealth of data that is invaluable to marketers. Social media data is made up of collected information from social networks that shows how users engage with, view, or share content. Social data is becoming more easily available to marketers.

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

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The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? timbursch Do you think we will see a Social ID, similar to OpenID?

Social Sharing + Analytics = ConversionBuddy

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Social sharing is on rise. Therefore, it’s good have a tool built into your website which enables customers to easily recommend products to their friends either through Facebook page or other social media channels. Similar Posts: The Science of Social Timing [infographic].