Clearing Clouds of Confusion – the 5 Categories of Social Media Software

Convince & Convert

The social media software industry offers some amazing functionality, but it suffers mightily from murky messaging and customer confusion. The truth is, many marketing professionals do not know what this software can do, much less what specific companies’ versions can do. There are five specific categories of social media software, and lumping them all under “social media management” does us all a disservice.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Is all that social media activity paying off? Listening is just as important as sharing on social media Click To Tweet. 89% of marketers found listening to be effective but only 37% listened -Saleforce 2015 state of marketing report Click To Tweet. The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse. People mention what they are doing on social media channels and they also look for advice. Social Analytics. Media Monitoring.

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Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire

Dave Fleet

In recent months we’ve seen several interesting moves within the social media monitoring/social CRM space. Attensity. Sysomos offers three core services: Sysomos MAP – a web-based, enterprise-level social media monitoring tool. Heartbeat – a web-based social media monitoring and engagement dashboard (see my review of Sysomos MAP and Heartbeat ). Tags: social media monitoring Marketwire monitoring Sysomos

Start Listening NOW!

SocialFish

Back in April 2010, my post for SocialFishing The Role of Crisis Communications in Your Social Media Strategy explained the importance of incorporating social media into your crisis communications plan. You need to start monitoring the online airwaves now – even if you don’t have a social media strategy, social media policy or actively engaging with your members online.

Brand Monitoring: Where Are They Now?

Net-Savvy Executive

A couple of CEOs have pointed out how few of the vendors ever featured in Forrester's reports on social media analysis are still independent. The first report in the space was Peter Kim's Forrester Wave: Brand Monitoring (September 2006), which introduced us to seven companies: Biz360 Acquired by Attensity in 2010. Cymfony is now part of WPP's Kantar Media. Back-channel emails are a wonderful thing.