Four Ways to Measure Social Media Marketing Results

Webbiquity SMM

While there are unquestionably many ways that social media marketing results can be measured , the debate rages on as to whether it’s truly possible to quantify the ROI from these activities. While larger numbers are generally better, keep in mind that it’s easy to inflate a Twitter following (note all of the spammy “Internet marketers&# with ridiculously large follower counts) and that in terms of generating business value, quality is more important than quantity.

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What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Alterian SM2 Freemium. Though limited (in terms of filters, number of search terms and results) in comparison to the fee-based version of the tool, SM2 Freemium is still an excellent tool for getting a snapshot of your social media landscape—discovering who’s talking about you, your competitors and your industry, what they’re saying, and where they are saying it. Alterian SM2.

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Social Media Success Starts with Listening

Webbiquity SMM

The grandmotherly maxim, “The good Lord gave you two ears but only one mouth for a reason&# applies to social interactions in general, but is nowhere more critical than in social media marketing. Whether you’re just getting a social media program started or are trying to revive a flagging effort, here’s a process that will tune your social media marketing efforts for greater success. Social media marketing is about earning your audience’s attention.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? The financial question needs to be directed to your CEO or CFO; the user issue to customer support; the enhancement idea to product management; and the product review to marketing.

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Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., gShift enables marketers or agencies to track unlimited websites, web pages, social media accounts, external pages (e.g. What’s more, gShift recently announced capability that gives search marketers a pretty good idea of what’s behind the “not provided” keyword data in GA , by showing you which pages are being accessed along with the top keywords driving traffic to those pages.

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. Influential voices like Olivier Blanchard and Jacquie McCarnan present formulas and methods for ROI calculation, while Steve Goldman contends that social media ROI can’t be measured in isolation, and Jackie Cohen reports that more than a third of CMOs still have no idea whether or not social media marketing is producing any ROI. with higher operating margins and market share).

Essential tools for influencer marketing

Socialmedia.biz

A master roundup of social marketing tools to use on behalf of brands. Target audience: Social marketers, influence marketers, businesses, brands, digital marketers, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. I have been working on behalf of several clients lately, including Skinny Coconut Oil , with blogger outreach as the centerpiece of our various social marketing strategies. SDL SM2.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The answer may come from the email marketing field. Talking recently with Cheryl Burgess ( @ckburgess )—partner and CMO at Blue Focus Marketing, a B2B social branding consultancy firm in Bridgewater, New Jersey; 2011 & 2010 winner of the Twitter Shorty Awards in Marketing; and author of the Blue Focus Marketing Blog —we were both struck by how many of the same people we know through social media (and we both learned about some interesting new people to follow as well).

Social Media for the Boardroom

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It all starts with the Pulse Report that Chevron had produced by Edelman (their PR firm) using their Alterian’s SM2 social media monitoring tool. How to Choose a Social Media Listening Platform for B2B Marketing In the last post we covered how to create a. Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing.

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

From gathered data targeted to a specific demographic group, clients can then maximize their marketing performance from various social media sources. TNS Cymfony – a Kantar Media company, TNS Cymfony provides customers with market influence analytics – some of the best analytics in the industry. Trackur – With Trackur you can get social monitoring tools in just 60 seconds, but the amount of market data you can collect after setup is mind boggling.

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3 Reasons To Dig Deeper In Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post by Connie Bensen , the Director of Community Strategy and Social Media at Alterian , which provides leading marketing products for the enterprise. But many marketers are too quick to create a Twitter or Facebook account and proclaim “Mission Accomplished.&# For example, the benefit of using a professional tool such as Alterian SM2 is that it shows the distribution of conversations across all channels.

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Social Media–What Do I Do With All This Data?

Janet Fouts

Maybe Radian6 , SM2 , Trackur or one of these social media listening tools I mention when I give talks on social media. Identifying phrasing and keyword response can tell you a lot about how your messaging is working and your target market too. This is a good way to identify trends or product perception so you can take action to correct misconceptions or adjust your phrasing to fit the market’s vocabulary.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

General Insights About Social Media 1) If you’re going to engage in social media, focus on building relationships not spamming the social-sphere with your marketing message 2) What you put into it is proportional to what you will get out of it. These should align with your overall company or brand marketing and customer service plan. 62) DON’T use the “Answers” section as a marketing channel to tell everyone how great your products/services are.

213 Days as an Insider

Koka Sexton

I’ve been using a social monitoring tool called Alterian SM2. It makes it better that the Marketing team is full of rockstars too. I haven’t blogged much since I started my awesome job at InsideView. The typical 1 st week post and then a little about the creation of social media university but that’s about all. Oh… I got to meet Brian Solis. How could I forget that?)

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5 Social Media Tools for PR Professionals

Proactive Report

And there are several good monitoring tools: Radian6, Filtrbox, Trackur, SM2 and eCairn. Networks, cable companies, marketers and technology firms are getting quite serious about online-video distribution. Marketing Profs ) eMarketer predicts that online video will jump by 40% in 2010. And read Greg Jarboe’s book Video Marketing an Hour a Day. Social Media Tools For 2010. View more presentations from Sally Falkow.

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

Convince & Convert

To be fair, I’ve only included those I’ve actually used (Radian6, Sysomos, Spiral 16) or tested (Meltwater, SM2). I'm currently using SM2 for most of my clients, and like how easy it is to use. On your chart, you show that SM2 can get down to the state level on the geographic filter. I think listening with a tool like Radian 6 is step 1, monitoring with something like SM2 is step 2 and managing from one platform with two way conversation is step 3.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Having been in professional services marketing long enough I thought I would use the classic 2×2 graphic to explain the findings visually. Alterian – formerly known as SM2 by Techrigy offers a freeimum service that offers up to 5 search terms to monitor for and up to 1000 results, which could be good enough for some small brand with low volume. Hopefully you found this information useful – I really think this area of the market will be strong for the next few years.

The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

Convince & Convert

Better question: How can we find the existing customers that are already passionate about our client, and turn them into a volunteer marketing army? In my local area, most PR firms are still firmly entrenched in the old paradigm of marketing. There are a ton of marketing and ad agencies in the same boat, as well as service and recruitment agencies. It's all part of a larger umbrella of marketing communications, so the questions need to be asked to serve both ends.