Trending Hashtags: How to Reverse Negative Sentiment for Your Brand or Influencer

Meltwater

On social networks such as Twitter and Instagram, the use of hashtags has increased explosively since… Read More.

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. 71% say they are likely to purchase an item based on social media referrals; in fact, consumers report that social media plays almost as big a role in purchasing decisions as does television. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. ” — Social Media Today.

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Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

I read an article on Wendy Harmer’s Hoopla Polls Fake Story by @gabriellechan that got me thinking about Nielsen polls, sentiment analysis and focus groups. And how totally outdated, outmoded and antique they seem compared to Big Data of social media. Does Facebook do Sentiment Analysis? Facebook Advertising and Sentiment. Online Communities Politics social media Social Media Australia social networks Advertising analysis big data Facebook sentiment

Genuine Social Media Activism: A Guide for Going Beyond the Hashtag

Hootsuite

Social media and activism have been inseparable since the 2010 Arab Spring demonstrations and since 2013, when the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag was used for the first time. Until recently, social media activism has been somewhat optional for brands. What is social media activism?

How to own the social media game in 4 simple steps!

Postcron

Social media has grown so much over the years that today it is an essential place for advertising your products or services. There are so many different social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok… That you might ask yourself: Which ones should I start off with ? Asking questions, using hashtags and posting user-generated-content it’s a great way to make your followers feel interested in participating in your campaign. .

ReSearch.ly Social Search Platform Launched

Bill Hartzer

PeopleBrowsr , the Social Search engine and analytics company, has launched ReSearch.ly , a product for online marketers, brand managers and social media experts to get real-time analytics and conversations from the social web. provides demographic data, sentiment analysis, real-time and historic mentions and viral analytics for any keyword. Similar to the way LinkedIn shows how people are connected through their professional network, ReSearch.ly

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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15 of the Best Social Media Monitoring Tools to Save You Time

Hootsuite

Social media monitoring tools let you keep track of every conversation, account, keyword, and hashtag that’s relevant to your business. But before we do, let’s look at exactly what social media monitoring is and why it’s critical to any successful social marketing strategy. Bonus: Download a free guide to learn how to use social media monitoring to get more customers and boost sales. What is social media monitoring? Relevant hashtags.

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7 of the Best Social Media Campaigns (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Hootsuite

Social media campaigns are the rocket fuel of your marketing efforts: a concentrated burst of energy that pays off in a major boost to your brand reputation, awareness or sales. It can be limited to a single network, or take place across multiple social media platforms.

Think Globally, Act Locally: Introducing Advanced Geolocation

Talkwalker SM

Now Talkwalker users can genuinely move from global to local insights in just a few clicks and get access to a whole new range of possibilities for extracting useful business insights from social data. Hashtag clouds for Abercrombie & Fitch for mentions from New York (left) and California (right). Comparing the hashtag clouds for Abercrombie & Fitch from New York and California shows different themes for each.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. HubSpot has noted Twitter has more than 300 million active monthly users, and “accounts for 16% of referrals to longer articles from social sites and 14% for shorter news articles.” Showcase reviews: Buffer Social, BuzzBlogger, Cent Muruganandam, Social Media Explorer. ” — Buffer Social.

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Super Bowl Becomes Social Bowl

Mindjumpers

Therefore Mullen and Radian6 have created the site BrandBowl 2011 which uses Twitter to analyse people’s reactions and sentiment towards Super Bowl commercials. The site will also display tweets that are posted on the site – or tweets that are marked with the hashtag #brandbowl.

What Marketing Can Learn From Public Relations Analytics

Waxing UnLyrical

Here’s what he had to say (emphasis/italicization mine): “There are two really important things that PR has been doing in measurement that are fairly new to marketing – and both are due to the emergence of social media channels.

Social Media Helping People Understand Climate Change Globally

Socialmedia.biz

In today’s technologically advancing world, social media is transforming the way we share news and information. More than 300 million people spend at least 5 hours every day on different social networking platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube and Instagram. On social media platforms, your feed is curated with news stories, images, or videos that filter through friends, people you may know, or brands you follow. Sentiment Analysis.

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. As humans, it’s impossible to have an ear to the ground at all times for mentions of your brand, but with a dedicated social media listening tool that just might be doable. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening?

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6 best social media monitoring tools 

Unmetric

billion active social media users and that the average person has 7.6 social media accounts? . Imagine the volume of conversation taking place across multiple social media networks by billions of people daily! Looking for mentions of your brand and the topics relevant to your business across these networks is like looking for a needle in a haystack. What can a social media monitoring tool do? Track relevant hashtags. Did you know there are 3.5

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Strengthen your competitive analysis strategy with social listening

Sprout Social

For social marketers, gaining these competitive insights has become an increasingly critical tool to help them differentiate their brand and strengthen their share of voice (SOV) in the conversation. . This update provides a comparative insights view that makes it much easier to compare and contrast your social performance with competitors across key metrics, including SOV, engagement and sentiment. Benchmark your social performance.

Despite Missteps, Twitter Reports Strong 2Q Performance — What’s Next?

Webbiquity SMM

The trend in user growth is a bit more difficult to parse, since the company switched to using a metric called “monetizable daily active users” (mDAUs) rather than the more common active user metrics reported by other social platforms. In the B2B world, Twitter and LinkedIn reign as the most effective social media channels. Looking at large numbers of tweets about it over different time frames, it appears sentiment is running roughly nine to one against the new look.

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5 non-negotiable dashboards to track your social media success

Socialmedia.biz

At a personal level, social media is one of the most notorious time-sucks of the modern world. Unfortunately, at a business level — especially for small to medium businesses without the resources to hire a dedicated social media manager — the situation is even more bleak. But social media is critical to the modern business landscape. What’s more, as early as 2012, social media promotion produced a “100% higher lead-to-close rate than [traditional] outbound marketing.”

How to Use TikTok to Reach Audiences in China

Pixlee

Since strong customer sentiments are attached to influencers in China, brands can’t resist the appeal. . To that end, consider running hashtag challenges. Building global brand affinity has never had a lower barrier to enter, thanks to TikTok.

One Social Media Metric to Rule Them All

Visually SM

Please excuse the nerdy headline—I’ve been on a real “Lord of the Rings” kick recently—but if I can borrow some of Mr. Tolkien’s flare for the dramatic, I will say that there really is one social media metric out there should be monitored more closely than the rest. 5 Important Social Media Stats You Should Monitor. Post count refers to the amount of social media posts that you create across all of your social networks and profiles. Social Media

6 steps to create an org-wide social listening strategy

Sprout Social

Social listening is on the rise. As more businesses realize the power and advantages that come from social listening, they’re beginning to incorporate it into their org-wide strategies. Olivia Jepson Sprout Social Media Strategist. Improve sentiment around customer service.

21 best social media analytics tools

Unmetric

It’s pretty evident that social media isn’t anymore just a medium for communication and funny cat videos. The network is crowded with brand advertisements, contests, free giveaways and much more that vie for consumers attention. We all know how big of a role social media plays for business and that managing multiple social accounts on different social media networks can be time-consuming. Hootsuite is an extensive platform for all your social media needs.

B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

Oktopost

By sharing company-related content to their personal social media profiles, employees amplify a company’s message. This is exactly why employee advocacy is so powerful: your team is the key to unlocking the true potential of social media marketing. Employee networks are not only made up of family or friends but also former colleagues, customers, prospects and other like-minded professionals. Social Selling. Conduct Social Media Training. Brand Sentiment.

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What does a social media analyst do?

Unmetric

Now that social media is mainstream with every company, the demand for marketers with social media skills is higher than ever. The importance of having a dedicated person to monitor a company’s social media presence and derive insights for successful marketing practices is the need of the hour. Enter social media analysts. So what does a social media analyst do? What is the purpose of having a social media analyst?

How to one-up your competition with social media industry analysis

Sprout Social

And we have social media to thank for that. Whether it’s competitor activity or trends dominating your space, industry analysis through social media provides real-time insights for businesses. According to data from the Sprout Social Index , the following two types of posts receive the most engagement via social: Content that educates followers. The takeaway here is that social media is a prime place to conduct industry analysis. See what your sentiment is.

How to build a better business with B2B social listening

Sprout Social

However, that’s no excuse to sleep on social listening. Customers and competitors are sounding off like never before on social media, especially in the ever-so-opinionated B2B space. And so the rules of succeeding with B2B social media are changing. With the help of B2B social listening, those answers are just a few clicks away. In this guide, we’ll highlight how B2B brands can use social listening to build a better business and how to get started ASAP.

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Know What’s Working on Social Media: 26 Free Social Media Analytics Tools

Buffer Social

We’ve refreshed this post for 2017, check out the latest and greatest social media analytics tools below. Where do you turn for meaningful stats on your social media marketing ? I’m grateful for the insight from some truly incredible tools that help make sense of the actions I take on social media. Update: I’ve put together a list of 6 tools and strategies for managing multiple social media accounts (some free, some paid). Social Report.

One Social Media Metric to Rule Them All

Visually SM

Please excuse the nerdy headline—I’ve been on a real “Lord of the Rings” kick recently—but if I can borrow some of Mr. Tolkien’s flare for the dramatic, I will say that there really is one social media metric out there should be monitored more closely than the rest. 5 Important Social Media Stats You Should Monitor. Post count refers to the amount of social media posts that you create across all of your social networks and profiles. Social Media

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. Every monitoring tool will provide you some capability of monitoring specific keywords (in isolation, as part of a URL, as a hashtag etc.). People mention what they are doing on social media channels and they also look for advice. Sentiment Analysis. Social Analytics. Social Media Tools

How to Create a Buyer Persona (Includes Free Persona Template)

Hootsuite

As a social marketer—or any marketer, for that matter—it’s easy to get lost in the details of tracking your latest engagement rates and campaigns. Your buyer persona will guide everything from product development to your brand voice to the social channels you use. Buyer personas can help you avoid that trap by reminding you to think about the real humans who read your social posts and engage with your content. Target your social ads more effectively.

How Our Social Media Management Tool Continued Evolving in 2019 [Infographic]

agora pulse

Social media platforms are continually evolving … so shouldn’t the tool you use to manage them do the same? Our social media management tool allows you to publish, engage, and report on social media from one easy-to-use dashboard. Saved hashtag picker.

6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social

Convince & Convert

According to recent Pew findings , 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social media, which you probably know already—and your competitors know, too. Define, track, and beat your competitors on social media using the tools laid out below. from Simply Measured Social Analytics. Know Who Is Receiving More Positive (and Negative) Sentiment.

10 best competitor benchmarking tools in 2019

Unmetric

We’ve curated a comprehensive list of competitor benchmarking tools to help you keep tabs on what your competitors are up to: Competitor benchmarking tools for social media. Competitor benchmarking tools for social media. In the ever-changing social media landscape, the one constant is your competition. What to look for in a competitor benchmarking tool for social media? Sentiment analysis helps you identify how a certain brand or post is perceived by people.

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6 Ways to Track (and Beat) Your Competitors on Social

Convince & Convert

According to recent Pew findings , 69 percent of the public uses social media today. This means that a huge portion of your market is active on social media, which you probably know already—and your competitors know, too. Define, track, and beat your competitors on social media using the tools laid out below. from Simply Measured Social Analytics. Know Who Is Receiving More Positive (and Negative) Sentiment.

How to Get More Instagram Likes Through Customer Engagement

Sprout Social

One of the easiest forms of social media engagement is the “like.” Although quick to dole out, Instagram likes represent a positive sentiment around your content. There are numerous studies that look at the best posting times for social networks. Be Generous With Your Hashtags. Hashtags are an excellent way to give your content a visibility boost across social platforms, and especially on Instagram.

Everything Social Marketers Need to Know About Generation Z

Hootsuite

Bonus: Get all the insight and tools you need to inform your social strategy in 2019 with our free social trends toolkit. Gen Zers crave hyper-personal experiences on social media, but they’re also keen to protect their privacy. When it comes to gender equality, 77% of Gen Z say they feel more positively towards a brand when it promotes equality on social media. More than 70% say they’re talking to their friends or social networking. Social Strategy

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication. What do buyers really want from social media marketers?

What is Social Listening, Why it Matters, and 10 Tools to Make it Easier

Hootsuite

Social listening gives brands an opportunity to track, analyze, and respond to conversations about them on social media. That’s because you just employed a tried-and-true method for brands to engage with their customers and give them what they love: Social listening. If you’re not using social listening, you’re leaving a lot of great insights on the table. What is social listening. Why social listening matters. How to get set up for social listening.

11 of the Best Social Media Analytics Tools (Free and Paid)

Hootsuite

Like all business strategies, social media requires reporting and analytics to determine how well it’s working. Social media analytics is about gathering data from your social accounts and campaigns. 11 of the best social media analytics tools. Brand sentiment.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. 12 Tools to Help You Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Results by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. ** 5 STARS. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools. The second question focused more on what they are looking for in social media management tools – namely, what is the number one feature that they need to see in a good dashboard.

How to Successfully Mine Your Social Media Data

Sprout Social

That same sentiment still rings true for social media marketers and advertisers. Now we’re counted on to show our work when we prove social media has a strong return on investment (ROI). It’s sort of crazy to think some businesses still don’t trust social media as an ROI source. But when we gather social media data, it’s hard to argue against the numbers. But the truth is, you can gather, measure and analyze social media data with the right tools and mindset.

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