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. Cymfony Acquired in 2007 by TNS, which was acquired by WPP in 2008. Cymfony is now part of WPP's Kantar Media. So, out of 13 companies ever featured in a Forrester Wave in this space, four are specialist firms that are still independent. CompaniesBack-channel emails are a wonderful thing.

What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else?

Net-Savvy Executive

Blogging about the day's big news is sort of obvious, so I'll focus on the question I haven't seen raised yet: what does the Radian6 acquisition mean to the other companies in social media analysis ? Radian6 was already the company most likely to be mentioned in any discussion of social media monitoring (note the careful use of the term). Social business software companies Jive and Lithium have picked up their own listening platforms. Companies Social media analysis

Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire

Dave Fleet

Company. So, while this is still – for now – a rumour, given that these confirmations were initially posted by the company (I saw the blog comment before its removal), I’m inclined to believe the reports and that a formal announcement is imminent. As Ray Wang suggests , expect to see more of this kind of activity in the coming months with other companies such as Alterian , BuzzGain , Cymfony , Radian6 , Viralheat and Visible Technologies.

Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

Webbiquity SMM

The prospect or buyer likely had several other exposure points to your brand prior to that click (visiting your booth at a trade show, hearing someone from your company speak, seeing an ad, reading about your firm on a blog or an industry trade press article or analyst report, etc.).

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

This social media monitoring tool is not only for hotels, you can track and monitor your brand, your company, and you reviews about your company and your company’s products. Visible Technologies has successfully helped many companies manage their online branding by doing something so many companies fail to do – listen to their customers. Utilizing the truCast product, companies can listen in on what is being said about their brand online.

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Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I tried to go a layer or two deeper than some of the major analyst firms as well so you get a broader spectrum companies that would include some of the smaller firms that normally don’t get mentioned. Which sounded like Social CRM meets Systems Integration company to me.

Social Media Research: Interview with Joel Rubinson of ARF - Part I

Diva Marketing Blog

  We are the only organization with a complete view of the media and marketing ecosystem as we have 400+ corporate members who represent each of the key stakeholder groups:  advertisers, media companies, media agencies, creative agencies, research organizations, and academics.

Jumping Over a Mountain | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Big companies like IBM and Juniper Systems are developing telecommuting platforms for government. Every company I have worked at did it backwards. I am hopeful that companies are starting to learn from the experience. chrisbrogan.com.