Social Business + Big Data = Business intelligence


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. Enter Social Performance Software. Tweet.

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Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide


It’s inevitable that as your organization continues to gain momentum and supporters, you’ll have to think about purchasing nonprofit fundraising software. Select a software that can be easily integrated with other needed platforms. Membership or associate management software.

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Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review


Any successful SEO strategy requires a good deal of time on-page optimization, keyword research and other similar endeavors. And this is impossible to do on your own manually without SEO software… unless you have too much time on your hands. Reviewing Your Data.

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.

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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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: 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 used Taggs’ visual content marketing software to index 3,656 brand images published on Facebook since the start of the year. 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.

SEO Software Tool Review: Colibri

Bill Hartzer

Having one location where you can access all of your data at one time would be much more useful, and effective, and essentially that is what Colibri works to do. At the present time, you can try this online research tool free for 7 days without having to choose a specific plan.

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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Why Data May Be Steering You Into the Rocks

Convince & Convert

Yes, big data is all the rage and incredibly powerful. But… Data and insight are not the same things. Thirst for machined data can cause you to treat customer needs with LESS humanity and understanding, not more.

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22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

Over the past 6-9 months, I’ve been researching and reviewing a variety of social media management tools that help with everything from source network connections to campaign & social content management to monitoring & measurement.

New Research Finds the Curation vs Creation Sweet Spot

Convince & Convert

This creation-vs-curation paradox inspired me to look for some answers in the data. The data behind this analysis comes from a sample of customers’ activity on Argyle Social, a social media marketing software provider.

Business Travelers Increasingly Vulnerable To Data Theft

The Realtime Report

Business Travelers Increasingly Vulnerable To Data Theft. As a consequence, away from the office environment, there is greater data vulnerability. Top tips to help protect your data while on the move: 1.

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

What your competitors are doing, how they’re making money and how they’re getting traffic are just a few things that you can discover with some in-depth niche research. 22 Resources for Data-Mining Your Industry. Data Mining the Surfing Niche.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter A few years ago, critics said Blogging was a fad. More data to be revealed shortly.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

Invest in Data Measuring the impact of social media campaigns is systemically different from that of traditional marketing campaigns. While data is abundant, it is by nature unstructured. Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing – Mashable [.]

The 3 Biggest Challenges Facing Social Marketers in 2017

Convince & Convert

This year, the social media industry placed higher emphasis on collecting and analyzing social data , so we included two new categories to gauge whether they presented challenges to marketers. percent of respondents said collecting social data was a major challenge, and an even higher 24.4

Are You Ready to Listen Differently in Social Media?

Convince & Convert

Online customer service software company Conversocial partnered with New York University on research that found that more than one-third of all tweets to companies were about customer service issues, but that only three percent incorporated the company‘s Twitter username with the @ symbol.

28 Indispensable Research Reports and Marketing Case Studies for #SmallBiz Strategy

Writtent Blog

Ongoing education is critical, which is why we’ve compiled 28 of the brightest and most-inspiring research reports and case studies to hit the web in the recent months. Trust us, you’ll be unstoppable: Research Reports.

What do you think about your community platform?


But where do community managers go when they’re getting ready to spend $10,000 or more per year for on-domain community software? Why isn’t there a Yelp specifically for community software? is a review site tailor-made for community software.

How To Fix Your Marketing Blind Spot

Convince & Convert

Note: I addressed this topic recently in a virtual session for GroupHigh , excellent influencer identification software that we use at Convince & Convert. More than ever before, marketers have access to data. Big data. Small data.

Big data: seeing the forest and the trees

Sherrilynne Starkie

You can see the forest and the trees in big data, according to Nora Young , the Canadian author and the host of CBC Radio One’s Spark, in her opening keynote at last week’s Fireworks Factory conference held on Galiano Island, British Columbia. This information all becomes part of big data.

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How to Guarantee Your Editorial Calendar Works

Convince & Convert

I did some research and estimated that the cost to produce a blog post is approximately $900 (your costs may vary). There’s no point investing in software to help you craft more blog hits, unless that software actually helps do just that. Image via

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Show 362 - IBM Research on Marketing and Social Media

Engaging Brand

Elaine Fletcher of IBM joins Anna Farmery to talk about their fascinating global research called From Stretched to Strengthened. Why and how people analyse data but don't track what the consumer is saying about them on blogs, review sites etc. How filtering of data could be a business opportunity. 1) You can listen on your PC now without downloading any software just click hear to listen to the latest marketing podcast.

Social Media Marketing Has a Major Influence on Moms’ Buying


Data from a new study by Child’s Play Communications, specialists in connecting companies with moms, shows that moms are increasingly using social networks to research products. Social Media Computing Embrace Social Media Facebook Marketing Marketing To Moms Media Marketing Media Platform Photo Sharing Pinterest Purchase Decision Social media marketing Social Media Platform Software Trust Social Using Social MediaWant to market to socially-savvy moms?

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Social Pros 7 – Cindy Kim, JDA Software

Convince & Convert

This episode features Cindy Kim , the Director of Marketing and Social Media for JDA Software. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch.

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Comparing 21 social media marketing tools [Chart]


According to the latest research by TrustRadius, buyers of social media management tools are looking for eight core functionalities: Community management. on social media management software. Useful Data

Writing Around the Web – Keyword Research, Google+, and Google Analytics


What Your Analytics Software is Hiding From You – There are many reasons for confusing and missing data in Google Analytics. Here are just a few examples of the areas from which you might be getting conflicting data and the reasons why. Guide To Keyword Research – Part I: Keyword Discovery – Various methods and tools for keyword research plus how to organize your information.

The Surprising Places Marketers Plan to Increase Budgets in 2014

Convince & Convert

Called 2014 State of Marketing , insights from over 2,500 global marketers , the report is full of data about marketers’ outlook and plans for the coming year. Marketers are surrounded by data, yet starved for insights ( click to tweet ).

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The Biggest Contradictions in the 2017 State of Social Marketing Report

Simply Measured

We noticed several contradictory themes in our data, including but not limited to: Marketers Need Analytics Software, but Lack the Funds. Content Marketing Latest Research News Social Marketing

Media Fragmentation: 3 Strategies For How Business Marketers Can Keep Up

The Realtime Report

This is a guest post written by Lisa Smith, Director of Media and Markets Research/Mindwave Research. Maybe you remember when media research was just about capturing TV viewership and print readership? Shifting the B2B Media Research Model.

36 Sensational Social Media Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

Here are five key takeaways from the research below. Your customers will share your content too—but only if it’s the kind of content that meets their idea research needs, not just marketing fluff. 61% say turning social media data into actionable plans is a top challenge.

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The Future of Social Media (And How to Prepare For It): The State of Social Media 2016 Report

Buffer Social

At Buffer, we’re always eager to dig up new research into social media marketing — things like how marketers are using social media and what they’re excited about heading into 2017. – About the data. — About the State of Social Media survey and data. Research

Future of Social Media Report with Jason Keath CEO of Social Fresh

Pam Moore

Most popular social media software platforms? He partnered with Simply Measured and Firebrand Group to develop “ The Future of Social Media ” research report. Most popular social media software. Not using social media software?

There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

SocialTimes Facebook

Some people even pretended to build software that mapped Google keywords to Facebook interests. That’s also why you don’t see any legitimate keyword, audience research or competitive tools for Facebook.

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The 5 Key 2016 Podcast Statistics

Convince & Convert

My good friends at Edison Research handled the data gathering for my new book, Hug Your Haters , and we discovered that customer service is being massively disrupted. Here are the five most important data points to understand.

The Year Of Mobile? Sounds Like The Month Of The Smartphone

Twist Image

To date there has been a lot of research to negate both my personal enthusiasm and the data that Flurry (and others) are enthusiastically bringing forward. Data plans are starting to become more reasonable. The price of data plans are being built into the family cost structure (according to the MediaPost article). It's about data. It wasn't too long ago that mobile carriers didn't care about data. data plan. mobile data usage. research.

What Are Social Businesses Really Doing?


MIT’s Sloan Management Review paired up with Deloitte to do a research project around social business earlier this year. A “social business,” according to this particular study, is one that is integrating social software into its operations.

What Do We Need to Teach About Knowledge Work? | Computer Writing and Research Lab

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Computer Writing and Research Lab. in which individuals characterize parts of a large data set for their own use. Writing the learning organization: A framework for teaching and research. Bibliography Software. Main home page for Computer Writing and Research Lab.

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106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015

Webbiquity SMM

76% of marketers say they need to be more data-focused to succeed, and 74% agree that “capturing and applying data to inform and drive marketing activities is the new reality.” Pew Research Center ). Pew Research Center ). Pew Research Center ).