9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs?

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Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Social Media has hit the mainstream these days but the big concern on every product marketer’s mind has been how to justify the ROI? FOUND the ROI of Social Media for B2B Marketers!

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For Social Business, Remember the 90-9-1 Rule

Webbiquity SMM

There is a risk of the same fallacy today, with the mantra updated to “social media is everyone’s job!”—if ”—if the concept of social business is misunderstood or improperly applied.

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4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

Most people wrongly assume social enterprise networks are simply Facebook for business. Such platforms as Yammer, Chatter and Jive certainly look and feel similar to Facebook – with a news feed, groups, friends and status updates. Future of Social Media?

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many companies partake in this “shiny toy syndrome&# and do it all without a plan or strategy in place. With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips. However, without a successful plan and any adequate preparation, your social media efforts will fail.

5 ways to use social media for solution marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It’s easy to get caught up in the buzz, and the hype, around social media. I’ve been working with many B2B companies to help them figure out when and how to use social media in their business.

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. Facebook and Twitter are some of the main outlets for social media, but there are numerous types of social media like blogs, wikis, forums, chat rooms, etc. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm.

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103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. What role does social play in a brand’s overall online visibility?

How is Social Media Affecting Your Business Strategy?

Proactive Report

Is social media important to the future success of your business? Yes, said 78% of participating executives in the recent study from Jive Software and Penn, Schoen, & Berland. These execs see social media as a key factor in business strategy and direction.

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Why 2,000 Facebook Likes Won’t Save Your Job!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I know it sounded like plenty of roles I had within major companies! In fact, 68 percent of companies don’t know or can’t measure social media ROI or worse 62 percent of CMO believe that social media will pay off … eventually!

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Where Most Got Social Business All Wrong, Including Me

Convince & Convert

Regardless of how you define social business; it’s hard to argue that organizations today must change if they want to stay relevant and competitive. Companies that want to become a social business for the sake of “becoming a social business” doesn’t make sense.

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On Influence and Bad Blog Posts

Direct Marketing Observations

Except maybe in the social media world. It’s why companies are so hot on the influencer thingright now-find the influencer and get eyeballs and sell product. That’s kind of jive isn’t it? blogging SEO/SEM content marketing social media

The 3 Building Blocks of Social Business Evolution

Convince & Convert

He writes the Britopian blog, and wrote the new social business book, Smart Business, Social Business: A Playbook for Social Media in Your Organization (available July 26). Building a social business is not so easy.

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Community management and content creation

Janet Fouts

I work with a talented team of community managers and I know many more through speaking, conferences and social media. Others do everything from moderating forums and Facebook pages, T witter engagement and influencer outreach to creating e-books and blogging for the company.

Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire

Dave Fleet

In recent months we’ve seen several interesting moves within the social media monitoring/social CRM space. Company. Jive Software. 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.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 13 Observations From South by Southwest (SXSW) March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet As usual, this year’s South by Southwest Interactive conference was a blur.

What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else?

Net-Savvy Executive

The announcement's not exactly a surprise—Radian6 was the obvious acquisition target in social media analysis (SMA), and their platform had supported Salesforce integration since mid-2009. 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 ? Enterprise software has noticed social media analysis.

Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

For example, you might not know that I helped one newspaper go from a limited social media presence to helping them hit the Digg homepage over 40 times. Facebook can be a great opportunity for social media marketing, especially if you engage fans on a Fan Page.

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Listening Tools

Proactive Report

We know by now that we have to listen before we jump into social media. Start with your company name, brand names, competitors and add generic terms that describe your business and/or your product. Jive Software They integrated Filtrbox into their Jive Market Engagement Solution.

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Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

He writes frequently in his social media blog and just finished writing his first social business book, Smart Business, Social Business: A Playbook for Social Media in Your Organization which will be released in July 2011. The Social Organization

For Social Business, Remember the 90-9-1 Rule

Webbiquity SMM

There is a risk of the same fallacy today, with the mantra updated to “social media is everyone’s job!”—if ”—if the concept of social business is misunderstood or improperly applied.

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Blogging Etiquette in the Face of a PR Pitch: What Miss Blogging.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As someone who does public relations for companies, I’m sure you carefully pick your bloggers for the pitch. Your Responsibility as a Blogger There are some social media etiquette rules that people sometimes forget to follow, I suppose.

The Music Of Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

A brand that has a sense of humor, runs, jumps & jives. A brand that represents companies full of humans – not products. One of the most energetic young voices in social media, you can easily connect with Narciso on Twitter. Guest post by Narciso Tovar.

Do you need to own your community?

Jeff Esposito

A little while back I was catching up with my friend Jim Storer of the Community Roundtable before we shared a panel about social customer support. In our prep, Jim and I continued our on-going disagreement on whether a company needs to own the platform that they are keeping a community on.

Dear IT Guy, Can You Actually Use the Tool You're Creating.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Dear IT Guy, Can You Actually Use the Tool You’re Creating? Fri, Aug 27, 2010 Government 2.0 , Social Media Do the top developers for Google’s Android operating system use Blackberries? I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, I write a lot about AOL, and after the recent layoffs, I wrote how the entire mobile advertising team took a voluntary buyout and quit the company. He is also the author of Trust Agents and Social Media 101. Submit content that jives with the recipient.