Social Media Ad Objectives: Clicks vs. Conversion

Ignite Social Media

Many advertisers believe getting people to click is the driving force behind social media advertising. Conversion Objective. When looking to connect with a more qualified user, the conversion objective is a great fit. Measuring the Right Metrics.

Stop Focusing Strictly on These Vanity Metrics for Your Social Media Content

agora pulse

As a social media manager, you monitor key metrics on each platform. Or are you measuring empty metrics that don’t really matter? Stop worrying about these four vanity metrics, and start finding out what to monitor instead. What Are Vanity Metrics?

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10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

Being a data and ROI junkie I often find myself buried deep in analytics, spreadsheets and conversion funnels. It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans.

Ignite Your Week: Facebook Updates Key Metrics

Ignite Social Media

Our President, Deidre Bounds, shares insights on Facebook updates to key metrics in this week’s edition of Ignite Your Week. Facebook Updates Key Metrics. Engagement Rate & Conversion. Watch Outs for Metrics Updates.

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

If the internet world were up to Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, engagement would likely be the top metric. How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. If I were to only look at engagement as top metric for content success we would fail.

Do Social Media Engagement Metrics Really Matter for Your Business and Why?

Pam Moore

If the internet world were up to Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, engagement would likely be the top metric. How and why you measure social media engagement is critical for success. If I were to only look at engagement as top metric for content success we would fail.

The Social Media Metrics That Matter Most

Likeable

With all of the social media metrics out there, how do you know which ones to look at when measuring success? You will most likely look to optimize images and albums for post engagements or brand awareness (Facebook-only metric) across social.

The Single Most Important Social Media Marketing Metric

Convince & Convert

We know we need to measure results in order to actually get them, but all too often we’re measuring the wrong things—especially when it comes to social media metrics. It’s easy to fall into the trap of using “vanity metrics” to measure social media marketing.

3 Ways to Connect Paid Social to Business Metrics

Ignite Social Media

Since our agency started, back in 2007, social media has evolved drastically. There are social channels that have come and gone, hundreds of algorithm changes and just as many new ad units. We will evaluate a few ways to connect those paid media results to business metrics.

5 Must-Have Metrics on Your Social Media Scorecard for 2019

Ignite Social Media

2019 Social Media Metrics. To help you start thinking about 2019 social media metrics, we put together a list of widely used social media objectives and the 5-must-have metrics for each one. Social Media Measurement

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

The solution to these challenges is identifying the right metrics to measure the ROI of your content marketing and using tools to track these metrics. Following is a list of 15 content marketing metrics that you should measure: 1. Social Media Engagement.

3 Steps to Responding to Trends on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

One of the major benefits to social media marketing is the ability to capitalize on relevant trends to get in front of more people. However, it is important to keep in mind your overall social strategy before jumping on every trending conversation.

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How to Track Conversions from Social Media

Oktopost

For B2B marketers looking to prove the credibility of their work, the most important metrics are the ones that show a real impact on revenue. Your marketing automation and social media teams each have certain KPIs in order to prove the ROI of their marketing initiatives.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But that first impression may instead come from the company’s social media presence (and if not the first, very often the second). That fact alone shows the importance of building a solid social media as well as website presence. Social Media Monitoring Tools.

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How to Draw Meaningful Conclusions from Social Media Metrics

Convince & Convert

The wealth of information available to social media marketing practitioners is staggering. It’s important to focus on the KPIs that matter to your company in the correct context to optimize your social spending. Common Social Media Mistakes. Revenue per conversion.

February Social Media Trends

Ignite Social Media

Let’s break down the February social media trends. Instead of fan growth, check out the social media metrics that are more closely tied to business results. The post February Social Media Trends appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

Monday Roundup: Measurement and Metrics

Waxing UnLyrical

5 Shifts to Fix Your Social Media Metrics. Why: Social media metrics aren’t about social media, they’re about business. How to Set Up Google Analytics Goals and Score More Conversions! Happy New Year!

The Best Google Analytics Metrics for Social Media Professionals

Convince & Convert

Instead, you need to say something concrete like, “I wrote this landing page and AB tested this copy, and I generated a 12% conversion rate.” The Big Two: Adam Singer What’s your one tip for becoming a social pro? Don’t get pigeonholed in social media.

The Most Overrated Social Media Metric

Convince & Convert

The most overrated social media metric is traffic from social outposts. The Social Media Metrics That Matter. When determining the value of your social media efforts, and certainly when calculating your ROI, you must focus on behavior, not aggregation.

Guide to Every Social Media Metric That Matters

Socialmedia.biz

Social media has been the fastest growing trend in world history, with Facebook amassing more than 2 billion monthly active users since its launch in 2006. So, how do you make social media an asset to your brand, instead of a liability?

Social Media Metrics and Conversion

Proactive Report

US businesses have definitely accepted that social media has to be a part of their marketing and PR activity - four in five US businesses with at least 100 employees will take part in social media marketing in 2011, says eMarketer. Top 10 Metrics used by CMOs.

The Latest Facebook Performance Metrics; How Does Your Brand Compare?

Ignite Social Media

More often than not Facebook plays a significant role in a brand’s social strategy. The post below includes an updated look at reach in addition to several other interesting findings compiled by the entire Ignite Social Media analytics team!

The most important social media metrics to track

Sprout Social

From follower counts to post engagement percentages, the world of social media metrics can be confusing to wade into. On top of that, a new important metric seems to be created on a weekly basis. These are generalized across social media channels.

KPI Dashboard for Social Media Metrics

Akamai Marketing

Stay Akamai: Since our last blog post, you should have identified the goals and metrics on the Social Media Strategic Plan template. Let’s review the 3 steps to social media strategy and measurement. ” The WHAT: Now identify your metrics.

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.

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Do you have social media problems? .

Actionable Social Analytics: From Social Media Metrics to Business Insights [White Paper]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, Awareness released a new white paper on social analytics and suggestions on how marketers process and assimilate seemingly endless social data. The white paper throws some light on the following: How to define social analytics as a discipline.

Five Marketing Metrics that are Definitely NOT “Worthless”

Webbiquity SMM

Online marketing activities preovide marketers with a wealth of metrics; actually, too much information. Marketers just want the competitive and multichannel metrics they need to make informed decisions, nothing more. Social Mentions.

Conversation Lost-How to Align B2B Social Media Marketing Efforts with the Right Strategy

Direct Marketing Observations

B2B Social media success is like the American ninja warrior TV show. B2B social media marketing can be brutal but it’s not a loser. Those challenges, metaphorically speaking, completely exist in B2B social media in 2017. Loosely defined in social media.

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What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes. Social media audits.

3 Marketing Metrics for Savvy Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Metrics are what businesses and digital marketers around the world use to determine how effective their marketing strategy is. Measuring metrics can actually become intimidatingly complex, especially for the inexperienced digital marketer. Conversion Rate.

These Facebook Ad Metrics Are Going Away. Are You Prepared?

agora pulse

After the July 2018 release of the Graph API, some Facebook ad metrics will leave our reports forever. Facebook is removing metrics they consider “redundant, outdated, not actionable, or infrequently used.” What are these metrics and are you going to miss them?

These Facebook Ad Metrics Are Going Away. Are You Prepared?

agora pulse

After the July 2018 release of the Graph API, some Facebook ad metrics will leave our reports forever. Facebook is removing metrics they consider “redundant, outdated, not actionable, or infrequently used.” What are these metrics and are you going to miss them?

Cheat Sheet: Social Media Ad Metrics & Formulas

Firebelly

Here’s a handy cheat sheet for common social media ad metrics and the formulas used to derive them. This metric is often associated with website click ads. This metric is associated with promoted posts and sponsored updates. Conversion Rate (CR).

How to Prove Your Social Media Impact

Convince & Convert

For too long, social’s contribution to business success has been ignored and undervalued. In this post, we are going to start changing that by walking through the steps necessary to finally measure social’s business impact and give social the credit it deserves.

How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

agora pulse

Social media success means different things to different people. Yet everyone wants to know the answer to the ultimate question: Am I successful on social media? The first step is to understand what your social media goals are and measure against them.

14 Tips to Generate More Leads, Conversions and Sales Using Twitter

Pam Moore

Yes, smart and social savvy marketers know how to generate sales using Twitter. Instead, you need to design and implement a well thought out and tested conversion funnel that helps you organically attract, inspire and engage your ideal customer.

A Little Bit of Conversation. A Lot More Insights.

Waxing UnLyrical

Metrics. It’s simple – call a few people and have some in-depth, one-on-one conversations. By actually talking to people, you can get a glimpse behind the scenes and apply meaning to your metrics. Our client wanted to make smart decisions as it updates its social media plan.

The Impact of Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet Harvard Business Review Analytics Services has released a study on the impact of social media. offers organizations the chance to join conversation with millions of customers around the globe every day. Nearly one-third (31%) do not measure effectiveness of social media.

19 Social Media Metrics That Really Matter—And How to Track Them

Hootsuite

What are social media metrics? As a social media professional, they’re your chance to demonstrate the value of your work, and the impact of the decisions you’ve made. The right data will assure executives that their investment in social is paying off.