Best Brand Monitoring Tools – At Any Price

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing importance of reviews, not just for consumer brands but B2B offerings as well—plus backlinks, microinfluencers, and social media conversations—it’s vital to track online brand mentions. Free Brand Monitoring Tools. SMB Brand Monitoring Tools.

Brand Monitoring: Where Are They Now?

Net-Savvy Executive

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. Suresh Vittal's January 2009 report, Forrester Wave: Listening Platforms also covered seven companies, two of which two were not in the 2006 report: Radian6 Acquired by Salesforce.com this week, but you knew that. CompaniesBack-channel emails are a wonderful thing.

Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

This blog post is the second in the 2 part series on brand monitoring. In case you missed the first blog post, here is the link: Monitor Your Brand Online. Monitoring Tools For: Blogs. Monitor This.

12 Guidelines for Corporate Social Media Policies

Harp Interactive

While social media is liberating brands and opening up new grass-roots level channels for connecting with the consumers, it is also posing new challenges for companies in terms of managing and controlling all that free flowing external communication.

Monitor Your Brand Online-Part 1

Harp Interactive

One of the main objectives for all social media marketing initiatives for a brand is to “ navigate the narrative&#. The first step to monitoring your brand reputation is listening. Here are the steps you need to take in order to deploy an ongoing online brand monitoring campaign.

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6 Savvy Tips for Social Media Monitoring

Harp Interactive

In the world of social media marketing, we often hear of the importance of monitoring as the first actionable item. Although social media monitoring has numerous benefits to a businesses, both large and small, it may be unclear as to how to use monitoring. Decide What to Monitor.

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Strategies to Ensure an Engaged Social Presence

Harp Interactive

Brian Solis describes engagement as: “Engagement is essentially the first step in building a relationship between your customers and your brand.&#. Reactive engagement is simply responding to direct dialogue to or about you or your brand/business.

Social Media & The Super Bowl

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read | Main | Teens & Young Adults Prefer Facebook Over Blogs » February 02, 2010 Social Media & The Super Bowl Companies love to entertain us with their 30 second spots during the Super Bowl.

Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle

Firebelly

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All Acquisitions, All the Time

Net-Savvy Executive

Enterprise companies are starting to realise the enormous value in the data we collect, and analyse and the value this offers in nearly every area of a business, " Sentiment Metrics. There is potential for a $bn independent business in this sector ," Brandwatch I'm actually interested in more than the latest company hookups, though that's harder to see when everyone's talking about who's going next. Brand Monitoring: Where Are They Now? Companies

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization

SocialFish

Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. You should also be comparing your brand to competing brands, and you can’t do this if you aren’t monitoring both them and yourself.

Three Things Twitter’s Marketing Team Needs to Do

Webbiquity SMM

And Twitter lists are a unique and powerful feature that enable B2B marketers to be more effective with activities such as: Social listening: Twitter’s wide reach can spread can boost or damage a brand’s image on a global scale, and its real-time nature can make that happen quickly.

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Three Things Twitter Needs to Thrive

Webbiquity SMM

Though Twitter is still the third-most popular social media platform according to eBizMBA , speculation about the company’s struggles abounds. And third, it has possibly the largest and most diverse range of third-party tools that enhance the platform, from apps for Twitter analytics and follower management to brand monitoring and influencer research. The three big gaps that stand out, for B2B marketers in particular, are targeting by industry, company, and job title.

6 best Twitter analytics tools

Unmetric

Brands use Twitter for a whole bunch of reasons. Be it product updates or engaging in industry-related conversations, it is the go-to network to increase brand visibility. We all know how brands use this network to address consumer queries and complaints.

Director of Content Tipped as Top New Marketing Job in 2014

Proactive Report

According to HubSpot’s 2013 State of Inbound Marketing Report, companies that clearly define marketing and sales roles in relation to content marketing experience a significantly lower customer acquisition cost than those that don’t have this in place.

Managing Feedback

Idaconcpts

You’d be hard pressed to find even small brands in your home town that don’t tuck Facebook or Twitter logos beside their company names. So the solution is to take more control over your brand. Keep the message simple, and briefly state the company position on the matter.

How to Effectively Manage Your Online Reputation

Razor Social

People are talking about you and your brand online. If your answer is NO, now would be a good time to ramp up your efforts and take control over how people perceive your company, products, and services in the online world. Track mentions of yourself, your company, and products.

21 best social media analytics tools

Unmetric

The network is crowded with brand advertisements, contests, free giveaways and much more that vie for consumers attention. Unmetric is an AI-powered brand focused social media intelligence platform that helps companies gather reliable social media data to perform better on social.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

For smaller companies, Meshfire, Sendible, and Hootsuite lead the pack. And for the midsize company, Sendible, Meshfire (again), and Oktopost are leaders. 26 Social Media Monitoring Tools [Reference Guide] by Razor Social. ** 5 STARS.

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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. However—96% of the people who discuss brands online do not follow those brands’ owned profiles. 26: The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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Managing Feedback

Idaconcpts

You’d be hard pressed to find even small brands in your home town that don’t tuck Facebook or Twitter logos beside their company names. So the solution is to take more control over your brand. Keep the message simple, and briefly state the company position on the matter.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What should I monitor for? 9 Ways B2B Companies Can Use Location Based Services by Social Media B2B. In just one example of collaboration across divisions and geographic boundaries, the company saved $250,000.

New Features Added to B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer

Webbiquity SMM

Both of these sites bring together content from leading experts and companies like Brian Carroll , Paul Dunay , Ambal Balakrishnan , Harry Hoover , Gini Dietrich –really too many to list. Social Media Informer covers topics such as social networking , small business and brand monitoring.

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Content is under scrutiny? It’s about time.

Direct Marketing Observations

What I have a problem with is the type of content creation we run across when doing brand monitoring work for clients. Marketing departments and SEO companies understand this. Large companies are catching on. . . . . . . . . Creation, curation and aggregation.

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 2 – Social Media

Josh S Peters

Social media can be the perfect catalyst for telling your brand’s story and activating new customers or it can be a huge waste of time, money and resources if it’s mismanaged. Enhance Branding and Awareness . Branding and awareness is the entire premise of TV commercials and billboards.

Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

Firebelly

In today’s competitive environment, it takes a fierce marketing strategy to position your company and communities ahead of the competition; and this session will equip you to make-over your existing marketing plan into a Super Model of success.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. 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.

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How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out? ” 5 Tips for Brands to Get the Most Out of Twitter’s Latest Update by Social Media Today. It took me longer to set up the Zap than it did to actually monitor and maintain the contest”).

5 Helpful Social Search Articles

Firebelly

It comes down to fundamentals and I suppose the following Four pieces of the Social Search Engine Optimization puzzle can help companies of any size get started in a more meaningful way on their journey towards becoming productive on the social web.

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5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Nobody forced companies to get involved with their customers in this way.

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5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

Firebelly

For companies that have a physical location it makes sense to have a Facebook Place in order to track the people who are stopping by your store, office, or venue.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. It’s important to claim your brand name across all the major social media platforms. If your brand isn’t consistent across the Web, namechk can help you by determining which usernames are still available on a number of the most popular sites.

Ball Memorial Hospital's Facebook Nightmare

Firebelly

This situation serves as a fantastic call to action for companies who have yet to develop a social media disaster plan.

How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media

Firebelly

In my instance the company's policy, which is special to Firestone and not to the industry as a whole, stood in the way. The company was arrogant -- all but the social media manager who chimed in on my post.

5 Ways to Fan the Viral Flame

Firebelly

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Jake's Take: Comcast Cares & You Can Too

Firebelly

  Specialized computer programs can track everything being said about a company through websites like Twitter and Facebook. Many companies are hiring people specifically to track these comments and respond appropriately.It Comcast "cares" and your brand can too.

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A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

link] Brizzly – Twitter web app [link] Where is your Username registered [link] KnowEm – Check your username [link] Alltop, all the top stories [link] Topsy [link] Firefox web browser [link] j.mp - URL shortner with stats [link] TinyURL – URL shortner [link] Listorious [link] Twitter Tools Our guide to Brand monitoring on Twitter – 5 top tools [link] Mr. Tweet – Your Personal Networking Assistant!

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Firebelly at Blog Indiana

Firebelly

Youll learn how to identify your content assets, use a push and pull approach, the social platforms that can work for you, a review of the monitoring tools, and see case studies of companies doing it right.

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Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500

Firebelly

Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes » February 24, 2010 Twitter is top social media channel among Fortune 500 The Fortune 500s use of blogs, online video, and podcasts continues to increase, but Twitter was the social media channel of choice in 2009, according to the Fortune 500 and Social Media: A Longitudinal Study of Blogging and Twitter Usage by America’s Largest Companies study conducted by the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) and Financial Insite.

Social Search: Tempur-Pedic "Ask Me" Commercial

Firebelly

Many companies now include Facebook and/or Twitter URLs in their ads, but Temper-Pedics latest Ask Me commercial is the first one that I have seen that tells people to ask their friends on Facebook and Twitter about their product before making a decision to buy.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. The Right Way to Build Brand(s) via Twitter by iMedia Connection. Twitter Just Announced Brand Pages and a Redesign – What are all the details and why does it look like Facebook?

How to Choose the Best Social Media Marketing Tool for Your Business

Buffer Social

Do you want to increase brand awareness? And as the public face of your brand, you want to make sure they have the right tool. Social listening – Do you need social listening/brand monitoring capabilities? The best companies don’t just provide you with software.

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Jake's Take: Fresh Logos, Fresher Coffee

Firebelly

If a logo is recognizable, then completelychanging it often works against the company. However, a brand needs to stay fresh. I’ve become very familiar with their brand and their logo. To keep with the theme of coffee, Seattle's Best recently announced their brand refresh.

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