Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire

Dave Fleet

In recent months we’ve seen several interesting moves within the social media monitoring/social CRM space. Company. Now we’re seeing another significant player in a similar move, as Toronto-based Sysomos is acquired by news wire service Marketwire. First reported by the Startup North blog , the news was later confirmed by Sysomos, although their blog comment and tweet have both since been deleted. Update: Sysomos has confirmed the acquisition.

Sysomos Audience Moves Towards Measuring Social Media ROI

Dave Fleet

Social media ROI is a hot topic right now, as social media begins to (slowly) mature. After several weeks of back and forth, and rescheduled meetings, I finally managed to get a demo of Sysomos Audience last week.

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Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Savvy B2B marketers put significant effort into developing a professional, attractive, and highly functional website design —as the company’s website is often the first impression prospective buyers will get of the business and its offerings. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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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. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. 13) Sysomos.

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The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous posts written about the pitfalls of social media marketing (including helpful pieces from Online Social Networking , Sysomos , and one I wrote for HubSpot ). Your social media strategist is your public spokesperson.

How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

With social media marketing, you can undeniably grow your audience, gain visibility and exposure for your company/products/services, provide outstanding customer service, and – yes – generate business and increase sales. Social media measurement comes in different levels.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Sysomos.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use?

11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening?

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13.

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Top 17 Social Media Monitoring Vendors for Business

Socialmedia.biz

For instance, internet users create new social media accounts every day. You cannot underestimate the power and impact of social media in the business world today. Today, social media is the best marketing and promotional tool. Sysomos. Zoho Social.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

6 Timely Tips for Twitter Success

Convince & Convert

Tweet New research from Sysomos shows that 92.4% Based on the Sysomos findings, here’s what you can try to make your tweeting more effective: 1. Tweets about your company? Tweets about other companies, or even non-business content?

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6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics

Convince & Convert

People who say social media isn’t measurable aren’t looking very hard. The truth is that there are at least 25 viable metrics you can use to evaluate the success of your social media efforts. Here are the 6 critically undervalued social media success metrics.

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

Convince & Convert

She specializes in social media strategies that lead to actionable plans to achieve real world objectives. I’ve spent a lot of time working with various social media monitoring tools and I’ve whittled my list of favorites down to two or three. based on budget or schedule) Once you’ve answered those questions you can compare major social media monitoring tools. And that’s how I pick the right social media monitoring tool for the job.

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! Look what Fast Company did.

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.

Social Media Moments at @InsideView

Koka Sexton

Since I started at InsideView in 2010 the goal has been to put a dent in the sales ecosystem around the company and the product. Up to recently my mission was to do this through social media. The ROI of Social Media.

McLuhan, Socrates and Edith Wharton On Social Media

Socialized

In an effort to better understand the social media phenomenon, it often helps to turn to experts in the field. But I’m not talking about social media gurus or mavens, or people with 20,000 followers on Twitter. I’m referring to smart, articulate people from other fields who have something profound to say that might help us put social media into perspective. Social media adoption has certainly been fraught with “innumerable confusions” and despair.

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 7 Reasons Not to Put All Your Eggs in the Twitter Basket March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you too Twitter-obsessed in your social media approach?

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.

Should You Be Outsourcing Social Media?

Proactive Report

The answer is yes and no – depending which part of the social media program you’re talking about. Mark Evans wrote this week in the Sysomos blog. These companies want to do social media but they don’t want to do it themselves on a daily basis.

6 Potentially Wildly Inaccurate Observations about Tostitos and Social Sentiment

Convince & Convert

Using Sysomos social monitoring software, we found 500+ tweets mentioning the Tostitos commercial on January 2 and 3. The belief that sentiment and social mentions lead directly to commerce is a dangerous assumption, and requires your own verification and testing.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

use automated social bookmarking tools like IMAutomater and Shareaholic tips for increasing traffic to your blog. J-P De Clerck reports that less than half of companies have blogs, despite the fact that “blogs are real social media hubs and cornerstones of inbound marketing.&#

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Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Diversified Twitter Strategies for News Sites by Adam Sherk on August 7, 2009 This week’s Sysomos study of the 5% most active users on Twitter includes a list of the top 25 users (with more than 50,000 followers) ranked by average tweets per day. Brand Ambassador / Personality – a person or persona that officially represents the company on Twitter.

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Sure I love the conversation but…

Direct Marketing Observations

I used to be a social media purist but I’ve evolved. We being the one’s that were there early on who experienced the magic of connecting with someone as smart as say Gavin Heaton or Tom Martin and having them host our social media tweetchat.

7 Tactful Ways of Facing The Horrors of Digital Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Horror #2: The Sneaky Social Media Crisis. While social media crises can’t be avoided, you can always nip it in the bud or at least control it before it spreads. Don’t let a social media crisis catch you off guard by using social media monitoring tools like Sysomos.

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.

8 Stops on the Path to a Better Blog

Convince & Convert

You already know that a blog can be a powerful tool for building authority and thought-leadership, sharing benefits of your company/product, and addressing your audience’s needs and concerns. Visual content can also easily be split up and adapted as content for different social media channels.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Like Stuff On Facebook? Maybe its one thing if I "like" a companies page (which I rarely, if ever, do anyways) because Ive entered their "home" on facebook.

Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

The sheer volume of social intelligence on the Internet is exploding. Attribute/drive creative social PR campaigns. Late last year, Kingsford Charcoal sought to identify “The Nicest Person in Social Media.” Guest post by Jim Delaney.

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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. Sysomos Read the review by Dave Fleet.

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Link Love Monthly: Best of March 2011

SocialFish

The list below is for serendipity ; if you prefer our “Must Read&# shares about important stuff for association social media, please click here to subscribe , or click here to browse. MIT Media Lab Identity, 2011 from readyletsgo on Vimeo. The Art of Social.

How to use social data for competitor intelligence (II): understanding performance and leaders

Audiense

We are continuing our series of articles about the best way to use social data in the competitive intelligence field. With this information and insights the performance of competitors are provided, and help us to discover the strongest companies in the industry.

The Converged Media Road to Success

Proactive Report

I liked Srinivas Kandikonda’s article in Technology News about the need for a social media strategy and although he is writing about media organizations, the lessons apply equally to any business today. Marketwire just acquired Sysomos to do just this.

2 Amazing Movember Case Studies That Will Make You Grow it Back

Convince & Convert

Movember may now be but a fond memory, but Mo’vangelists and content enthusiasts alike have a lot to learn from how the movement was driven online and through social media. For Instagram, data from Sysomos shares 914,000 photos on Instagram used the hashtag #MOvember.

Facebook to become the platform from which we run our (online) lives

Danny WhatMough

Sysomos had an interesting post recently arguing why websites shouldn’t be replaced by Facebook Pages and on NMA today, Reputation Online Editor Vikki Chowney discusses why brands should take a slightly different viewpoint and see Facebook as more than just an outpost for campaign led activity.

20 Killer Facts About Business Blogging

Writtent Blog

About two-thirds of marketers say their company blog is “critical” or “important” to their business. million people blog on blogging sites and 12 million people blog via social networks ( Barnraisersllc ). Sysomos ).

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So I spent the better part of January looking at every social media listening, monitoring, analytics, intelligence and insights firm I could get my hands on. Great for small brands and the do it yourselfer social strategists.

Top Blogging Statistics: 45 Reasons to Blog

Writtent Blog

1) 6.7MM people publish blogs on blogging websites, and another 12MM write blogs using their social networks. 3) Companies that blog have 97% more inbound links. 5) 92% of companies who blog multiple times per day have acquired a customer from their blog.

6 Potentially Wildly Inaccurate Observations about Tostitos and Social Sentiment

Convince & Convert

Using Sysomos social monitoring software, we found 500+ tweets mentioning the Tostitos commercial on January 2 and 3. The belief that sentiment and social mentions lead directly to commerce is a dangerous assumption, and requires your own verification and testing.

Get Content First Format Content Later

Convince & Convert

A lot of times in organizations, especially big B2B companies they’ve determined that they need to create more content than ever. Sprout Social Shoutout Today’s Sprout Social Shoutout is for my friend Amber Naslund.