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Let Qualitative Research Guide Your PR Programs

Spin Sucks

Some PR experts tend to think of the qualitative method of research as unreliable due to the fact that the information is presented in words (scripts, audio and video recording of the interviews) rather than numbers. The more information you obtain from the research, the better your results!

Getting Big Data to Actually Work

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Most marketers I talk with today say they are drowning in data. But in reality data they really want sits in disparate systems throughout the organization. Or if their company has invested big money in a traditional data warehouse, the results have fallen short of expectations.

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Social Business + Big Data = Business intelligence

Mindjumpers

quintillion bytes of data. To put it into perspective, we have produced more than 90% of all online data that exists in the world today within these past two years. Combined, this online data equals Big Data. Tweet. Every day we create 2.5

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Seven Effective DIY Market Research Tactics

Spin Sucks

By Francois Bondiguel Market research can be pretty expensive. DIY Market Research: Use Mystery Shoppers If you want to research how your company is doing, one of the best ways to accomplish this is through mystery shopping. This is basic market research , but it’s important.

10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool

Pamorama

Keyword research is a fundamental part of content marketing. . Because many of the available keyword research tools are confusing and counterintuitive, the process can be challenging and time-consuming. Keyword Eye helps you simplify your keyword research.

Sometimes Data Is Just Data

Twist Image

So, how is all of that data working out for you? The first one, is how upset some people were with Facebook ''s ability to choose their best pictures of the year, how it went south and why it led many people to question a brand''s ability to use data to be a better marketer (you can read more about that here: Facebook Doesn''t Get Small Data Right (And You''re Worried About Big Data?). Ultimately, that is the dream and true promise of data, right? Creative Data.

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A Simple Workflow for Keyword Research for Content Planning

Adam Sherk

Most editorial teams employ basic keyword research tactics as part of their daily routine, such as using keyword tools to refine word choice or monitoring trending topics for real-time opportunities. Keyword Research for Content Planning. Keyword research is more art than science.

The Best Tools for Keyword Research, Competitive Analysis and Trending Topics

Adam Sherk

Editorial teams and content creators are always on the lookout for useful tools for keyword research and content planning. To help with that, I’ve put together a list of the best options for keyword research, competitive analysis and monitoring search and social trends.

Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday introduced Twitter Insiders, a single destination for brands and agencies to fill their research needs. Research manager Gemma Proctor said in a blog post that Twitter Insiders is a network of more than 12,000 users aged 16 and up from the U.S.

6 Strategies for Increasing Fan Engagement on Facebook (Wildfire Research)

The Realtime Report

Brand advocates — people who share content that results in a new person engaging with a campaign – generate an average of 14 earned media impressions each, according to research released today by Wildfire, the social media marketing software company recently acquired by Google.

How to Use Social Media for Marketing Research

Unspoken

While many businesses are taking part in social media marketing, many fail to see the market research potential that the platform offers as well. These tips and tricks offer simple, easy to implement ways to turn social media into a powerful marketing research tool. Forming your Marketing Research Plan. Before you can begin to sift through your various social media platforms for information, you must first form a research plan. Common research plan steps include: 1.

The Impact of Data, Research for PR

Proactive Report

One of the biggest ways technology has changed the practice of PR is the use of data to drive strategy. PR practitioners today mus tknow how to find, mine and analyze relevant data sets. Research before you start a campaign. In order to analyze data you have to have the data.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Large Enterprise Social Media Research, Facts and Statistics Inc.

Why Data Driven Content Fails Alone

Geoff Livingston

Worse, the new account-based marketing trend — which is just hyper-targeted data-driven content marketing — focuses on precision provided by analytics, but not the technique used to create niche content. What we have is a data problem. In my mind, data is beautiful.

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New Research Shows How to Engage the Mommy Mind

Convince & Convert

If brands could harness that data around moms, they’d be better equipped to market to them, learning what campaigns are causing negative sentiment and what potential initiatives they could take. Many brands stop at the data but aren’t sure what’s next.

Why The Facebook Ecosystem Dominates Social Media Budgets {research}

Convince & Convert

This research shows precisely how dominant the Facebook ecosystem has become in the paid social media side of the industry: Facebook is a runaway number one as the venue most likely to be getting social ad dollars.

Big Research Smarts for Small Budgets

Waxing UnLyrical

Geological Survey uses Twitter data to track earthquakes: “For example, the U.S. That will make you think about what kinds of search data will really be useful and, in turn, guide you in setting up really useful search parameters. Happy Sunday!

The Marketing of Marketing is not Telling Us The Whole Story About Member Research

SocialFish

Billions of dollars of marketing products are sold each year: CMS’s, marketing automation, advertising, customer data analysis and more. Big data, social media and video are all the rage but are not the necessarily silver bullet we claim them to be. Data is only half the story.

5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Media Insights

Pam Moore

It’s easy to get lost in a sea of avatars and data insights. Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. We should use the data to build more quality relationships and emotionally connect with the humans we want to do business with.

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What’s Next for Social Data Intelligence

Convince & Convert

Today, it is more important than ever to harness the power of technological advancements in a way that empowers companies to easily create actionable intelligence from a large volume of complex social data. What Lies Behind the Concept of “Social Data Intelligence”.

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Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

We’re all hungry for data. 53% of employers now research candidates on social networks before hiring. • Researchers To Marketers: Go Social, Mobile by MediaPost Online Media Daily. ” McKinsey Research Again Validates Social Technology Benefits by paulgillin.com.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), A Year in Numbers: Top 10 Marketing Charts and Research Articles of 2010 by MarketingProfs.

Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I presented at Advertising Week and that is the exact topic I wanted to drill into – How to be relevant by using real-time data about your audience! So to illustrate this, I decided to run a research experiment to show at IAB MIXX. This was research that was exclusive to IAB MIXX, but you can now see below. The idea focused on how I could show the IAB MIXX audience how to target marketers like themselves with real-time data. IAB Mixx Research.

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What is Market Research?

Idaconcpts

Market research supports marketing in creating a deeper understanding of the marketplace, competitive environment, organization’s image and competencies, and customer needs and wants. There are two main types of market research: quantitative and qualitative. Qualitative Market Research.

Harnessing the Power of Big Data for Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Public relations professionals must sift through the millions of status updates, photos, videos, check-ins and other digital breadcrumbs to uncover meaningful, valuable insights and then decipher the best ways to act upon that data. So, what is big data ? Guest post by Jim Delaney.

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On Research, Measurement’s Oft-Forgotten Sibling

Waxing UnLyrical

However, prior to that we had a great chat with Steve King of Emergent Research , and I wanted to give you the much-delayed recap from that chat. And that is because far too many public relations practitioners still don’t understand the importance of research. Research is fun!

How Social Media Has Become a Tool For Clinical Research

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The exceptional growth and adaptation of social media networks represents an ideal opportunity to overcome one of the most challenging aspects of the clinical research industry. Getting patients to enroll in a clinical trial is one of the biggest challenges that clinical research coordinators face. Not being able to meet recruitment standards then creates a number of other problems such as: Drop in research team morale.

Fast Track Your Market Research – 4 Trendy Tactics

Harp Interactive

Categories: Market Research-Lite Tags: market research , market research techniques , real-time concept testing , voting platform Driving your business efforts down a data-backed track is your first-class ticket to success station. Glean insights into audience preferences and opinions by adopting these four trends in market research. Market Research-Lite market research market research techniques real-time concept testing voting platform

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How to Use Facebook Questions as Research Tool

Mindjumpers

However, the new tool can also be very effective, when wanting to do some research among your fans. And if there is anyone who has already used this, please let me know how and what you think about Questions as a research tool. Facebook Tips business research Social Media tool

Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

And how totally outdated, outmoded and antique they seem compared to Big Data of social media. Not maybe where it is today, but where it’s going… Polls suck Big Data rocks. Polls are about declared, conscious statements: Big Data is about undeclared analysis.

Social Media is Changing Leadership [DATA]

SocialFish

We surveyed 505 individuals about social media and leadership, as part of ongoing research related to the concepts in our book Humanize: How People-centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Watch this space; we’ll be writing a lot more about the insights from this research.

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New Data Demonstrates Teens are Not Abandoning Facebook

Convince & Convert

Frustratingly, however, much of the speculation I’ve seen regarding this has been based either upon anecdotal evidence, or upon research that isn’t projectable to the population of teen Facebook users. » Social Media Research

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Data on the Digital Divide

SocialFish

See more source data in the Digital Divide section of the Pew Internet Research site. Useful DataCame across this infographic via a Mashable post. I think it should have had more info about mobile web access, but interesting nonetheless.

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Open Research: A Framework for Social Analytics

www.web-strategist.com

We know that measurement is the the top goal inside of companies , and while I’ve published this data before, it’s important to recast it to show the important of measurement in an emerging technology set. data above). data above).

The Ultimate Guide to Keyword Research

Viper Chill

This is known by many as Keyword Research. I say this because I want you to understand how important keyword research actually is. In reality though, keyword research involves so much more than that. You can start by viewing a recent days data with the tool over here.

A Social Network For Genetics Research: Can It Help Isolate Parkinson’s Genes?

The Realtime Report

Can social networks help with medical research? It started in 2009, when 23andMe decided to do genetic research and invited anyone diagnosed with Parkinson’s to donate their DNA sample. The company recruited people using social media, and at Parkinson’s research conferences.

How Data Is Used to Refine Marketing Messages

Convince & Convert

Instead, most of us are using data to inform our campaigns and listening to our consumers on a regular basis. A company would focus on innovating one or two products and spend a lot of time researching those products. This is an everyday, but amazing, use of data.

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Marketing Minds: Chris Pinkerton – VP, Enterprise Development, Media & Research @ Mediative

Puzzle Marketer

Chris Pinkerton VP, Enterprise Development, Media & Research @ Mediative Chris works with teams of marketing, branding and technology professionals to improve a companies interactive marketing, online sales, and clicks to bricks approach.

The Personalized Experience is a Marketing Trend for 2017

Spin Sucks

Marketing Trends Big data data analysis data collection predictive intelligence salesforce research Starbucks state of marketing state of the connected customer

New Research: Do Pictures of People Increase Facebook Engagement?

Convince & Convert

At Taggs, we decided to bring data to help settle the debate – Do people pictured in brand images help or hurt Facebook engagement? We dove a little deeper into the data and broke out our analysis by post likes, shares, and comments to shed more light on these results. The Research Methods Behind the Madness. New Research: Do Pictures of People Increase Facebook Engagement?