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. Buffer Social.

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How NOT to Run Your Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media is a great tool for engaging with consumers. There are some fantastic examples of effective social campaigns and professionally-maintained accounts out there. With that in mind, here are my top five tips to help you avoid some common social media errors.

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20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012

Pamorama

Social media is now an essential component of doing business. It’s important for marketers to keep up with the ever-changing social media landscape so they can align their strategies and achieve the results they’re looking for.

How to Calculate the ROI of Social Media Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Quick: Can you list the goals of each and every one of your social media efforts? Do you know how each campaign performed when measured against those metrics, and how they contributed to the bottom line? There remains some debate about whether social media ROI can be measured.

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Social Media Crisis Management -Infographic

Janet Fouts

Set up monitoring tools for reputation management. At a very minimum set up Google alerts, but we recommend setting up additional social listening tools as well to be sure to get timely reporting. Trying to smother a social media crisis is like gas on a fire.

Outsourcing Social Media – Is It Worth It?

SocMed Sean

I appreciate Matt taking the time to share an interesting experience he had with outsourcing social media management! If you’re thinking about turning over the keys to your social channels to a 3rd party agency, read Matt’s post and think carefully about who you choose.

7 Popular Types of Social Media Fans [Infographic]

Pamorama

If you’re using social media to market your company, you know that social media fans are not all alike. Many different types of people follow you on social networks. These social media followers think You Rock!

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8 Tips for Using Social Media for Political Campaigns

Almost Savvy

By now, most candidates for public office have figured out that incorporating social media into their campaigns is a critically important step. The last couple of election cycles, much of this social media business was new. Running a campaign isn’t easy.

Social Media ROI: Mythic or Measurable? Six Experts Weigh In

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing has now become almost a universal practice, the question of whether or not its value can be quantified with any precision remains open. Does social media marketing produce measurable ROI—and if so, how does one measure it?

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9 of the Best Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Pamorama

Want to know what’s working on social media? S ocial media analytics tools can help you make sense of how well your social media marketing efforts are paying off and identify areas that need improvement. Word-of-mouth advertising is very powerful.

How to Identify Your Social Media Influencers

Sprout Social

If you hang around a social media marketer long enough, you’re bound to hear the term social media influencers tossed around in conversation. In this article we’ll discuss three key subjects to get your influencer marketing campaign up and running.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. Among the first group of morning breakout sessions was “Using Social Media Analytics To Define ROI KPIs.”

Audi Ireland Runs Risky Twitter Campaign

The Social Media Incubator

Instead, the company is being praised by some for their most recent Twitter campaign that uses ‘ #WomenDrivers ‘ with images of crashed vehicles, parking mishaps, and more. So why has there not been a social media storm and boycott on Audi Ireland?

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

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Social Media Network / Online Reputation Management

Social Media Network Marketing

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How Old is the Perfect Social Media Expert?

Almost Savvy

His talk was hitting all the right notes, exceeding my expectations, when he began to discuss the need for transparency for corporate executives and the critical opportunity, and must-have piece of their communication strategy, social media now represents for everyone in the C-suite.

How Promoted Hashtags Can Ruin Your Online Campaign Efforts

SocialFish

Let’s evaluate the potential opportunities that can instill positive feelings and compel followers to share, participate and engage in social conversation. But in order to carry out a successful campaign that instills positive feelings, we must use judgment and minimize risk.

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy. Choosing Your Social Networks. Set your strategy up for success right out the gate by choosing the best social networks for your brand.

Social Media is Going Corporate [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet This infographic from MBA Programs takes a look at how and why social media is going corporate and how small and large businesses alike are tweeting, pinning and posting like never before to gain extra exposure and interact with their customers and fans.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. Pro Tip: Peter Trapasso ( @petertrapasso ) , Social Media Consultant. Twtrland: Improve Your Own Social Channels.

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Trust and Reputation – the new currency?

Proactive Report

Another interesting finding of the 2012 report is that the media is the only institution that saw a slight rise in trust and the majority of that rise is in social media. Reputation is the result of how you look, what you say and most of all what you do.

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations

SocialFish

————— Many college students are willingly without a landline, but few are without their social media in the palm of their hand. Colleges recognize social media has become one of the most powerful ways to both convey and aggregate information.

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

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102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? 25 Social Media Facts and Statistics.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

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 sites are not working?

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Tamara Littleton

Social Media Citizens

She regularly speaks at conferences and contributes white papers to aid learning and development within the social media industry. G: How would you define a social media “influencer”? G: Who/What is influencing you on Social Media Properties?

Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches

SocialFish

As dynamic and potent as social media can be for growing businesses and catapulting causes to million-strong audiences, it’s quite easy for the medium to grow stale. Rich media content wins as shown in the image below.

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. The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse. People mention what they are doing on social media channels and they also look for advice.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old.

The 10 Golden Rules Successful Social Media Managers Live By

Buffer Social

I was a bit nervous before writing this post because there are so many possible golden rules for social media managers. But then I realized, social media managers are in the market of verbs. Verbs govern the rules for social media managers and propel us to amazing places.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

From fans to followers, brands are actively working to engage their current and future customers via social media — and online reputation management is quickly becoming a vital part of doing business. Social media monitoring helps brands discover, in real time, who is saying what online and where the conversations are happening so they can respond in a timely fashion. Businesses also need to measure, analyze, and report on their social media efforts.

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20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011

Dave Fleet

Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. This week, I had an opportunity to pull together some of the key social media trends I’m seeing for a presentation at an event in Waterloo. Trend #2: Social customer support. Maturation of social media.

Startups Use Micro-PR Campaigns to Tip Momentum in Their Favor

Adam Sherk

This triggered me to change my strategy around traditional PR work and focus on ‘micro-PR’ campaigns. The practice of spending time and money on online, print or broadcast campaigns with big commitments and investments needs to change.

Best Use of Social Media: The Winners of Bees Awards

Mindjumpers

Tweet The Bees Awards – one of its kind international social media marketing award, is held for the third time this year. The list of campaign entries has been as impressive as for the past awards, with big international brands such as Nike, Volkswagen and McDonalds.

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are a ton of articles out there about WHY you should work with bloggers, but there isn’t a lot of info about HOW to set up your first campaign from start to finish. During our influencer marketing efforts, we ran a total of 5 campaigns, not including the two quilt posts.

Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

Maybe you’re a business owner who wants to give your brand a presence on social media platforms—but odds are you’d prefer not to play the role of reaching out to the masses yourself. If you feel that you’re ready to grant that exalted ‘Social Media Officer’ title to someone, keep in mind that you need to allow them enough independence to do an effective job. Anti-Social Media. The Sweet Spot for Social Media: Casual yet Competent.

How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue

Sprout Social

Social media contests have been used by brands of all sizes to get more followers, increase engagement and generate buzz. With organic reach becoming increasingly difficult to earn, social media contests offer a great way to get more eyes on your social posts and boost engagement.

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6 Social Media Mistakes… and How to Avoid Them

Social Media Citizens

With all of the information out there about social media, it is tough to know what to pay attention to and what to take with a grain of salt. Yet even with all of this information, we all still make our fair share of mistakes when executing our social media marketing campaigns.

How to Build a Strong Social Media Presence

Rebekah Radice

You have taken the time to invest in social media. You have even created and implemented a social media strategy. So how can you improve your social media results? Use them today to instantly improve social media results tomorrow!