10 Simple and Reliable Digital Marketing Metrics

Convince & Convert

When you’re wondering if your efforts were worth it later, or speculating over whether you’ve done a good job, these metrics will be there for you, answering your questions, providing proof, and cheering you on to greater altitudes. 6-10: Additional Proven Metrics.

Getting to the Bottom of Metrics that Matter: Part 2

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week I walked you through the first four steps (IMHO) on refocusing your measurement efforts on metrics that matter. Useful metrics may not be the most important metrics to your boss. When you start to think about metrics that matter, please keep the above in mind.

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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. The always brilliant Jay Baer shares excellent tips on improving social media metrics and the reporting thereof. Happy New Year!

Social Metrics, Digital Metrics, Brand Metrics, and the Difference

Simply Measured

Metrics like engagement, followers, and mentions are great awareness, or social, metrics. If your sole purpose as a social marketer is to drive greater awareness of your product and/or service, then these are the metrics you should primarily focus on.

5 Important Facebook Metrics and How to Improve Them

Convince & Convert

Determining the success of your Facebook activity isn't hard—you just need to know where to look, and what your metrics are telling you. Social Media Strategy facebook marketing facebook metrics facebook strategy social media metrics social media strategy

Possibly the Most Important Metric of All: Your Gut

Waxing UnLyrical

The good news in all this (WHAT?!) – is that my concept of metrics of “success” are dramatically different than they have been in the past, when the world was equally shitty, and I went through equally (if not more) traumatic times.

Facebook Metrics Update

Janet Fouts

Some important changes are taking place on Facebook around the way the site measures how popular and therefore worthy of being seen by your fans your posts are.

Consumptions: The Hidden Facebook Engagement Metric

Firebelly

There is a less obvious — but equally important — engagement metric you can’t see by looking at your Facebook page or status updates alone. Gil C / Shutterstock.com Interactions — likes, comments, shares — are only half of the engagement story on Facebook.

Four Metrics for Measuring Social ROI

Mindjumpers

But is the quantity of data a strong enough KPI/metric to justify the time and resources companies dedicate to their social media efforts? brands should focus more on qualitative metrics which are open to adjustments and improvements over time. Social media is all about interactions.

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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. The End of Vanity Metrics.

Monday Roundup: Email Metrics

Waxing UnLyrical

Email metrics can open your eyes to what works and what doesn’t. 5 Email Marketing Metrics You Should Be Tracking (But Probably Aren’t). And while these fundamental metrics are important to note, there are actually a lot more to consider,” writes Bella Wu for HubSpot.

How To Do Content Marketing Metrics Wrong

Convince & Convert

And this brings us to the problem with content marketing right now: Volume of content is not a content marketing success metric. If you are using content volume as a metric, you are celebrating that you made hundreds of videos. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

4 Important Snapchat Metrics Your Brand Should Be Measuring

Convince & Convert

Fortunately, as we’ve built our Snapchat analytics tool, we’ve put together some of our findings from this year and distilled then into the four key metrics that will get you started. Make Time for Snapchat Metrics.

All of the Social Media Metrics That Matter

Sprout Social

Did you know that when it comes to social media metrics, there are hundreds you could be analyzing? In this post, we’re going to look at the metrics you can gather from the top social networks and which ones matter most for your business. What Are Social Media Metrics?

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

But is number of users the best metric to track? Now, as I said in an earlier blog post, you should use several different metrics to dig deeper into your audience and see what’s really happening with the content your sharing. But here are a couple of metrics to monitor your Twitter efforts how you apply these metrics will be determined by your strategic goals. Here are 5 metrics to measure on Twitter. They aren’t the only metrics and.

Facebook Announces More Metrics Fixes

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced more metrics updates Friday, this time affecting estimated reach, Reactions counts on posts and a discrepancy involving its like and share buttons. Note that this tool does not reflect reach for campaigns that have already run, nor does it affect any other reach metrics.

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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. This metric is associated with website click ads.

Are You Looking at the Best Marketing Metrics?

Convince & Convert

Complicating this further is evidence that channel marketers aren’t using the same metrics to measure success that their leaders do (highlight to tweet). Those are great, business-oriented, bottom-of-the-funnel metrics.

3 Website Metrics to Watch Daily

Puzzle Marketer

What’s important about these metrics is that they aren’t the end game. These metrics below allow you to do that. Below are 3 key website metrics that I watch every day: Daily Visits (Google Analytics) – Although you’re thinking this is an obvious choice, you’d be surprised at how it’s overlooked. This metric will tell you a lot about the trends of the people visiting your site. What are your most important metrics?

17 Pinterest Metrics Every Brand Should Track [Infographic]

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5 Shifts to Fix Your Social Media Metrics

Convince & Convert

On the social media consulting side of our business at Convince & Convert, my team and I are frequently called in to advise companies on how to improve and enhance their social media metrics.

5 Instagram Metrics That Truly Measure Your Efforts

Sprout Social

With social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and even Pinterest, you have plenty metrics to measure the success of your campaigns. Thankfully there are some Instagram metrics you can (and should) track to measure your efforts. What this metric tells you: How engaging is your content.

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.

Facebook Metrics: New Ways to Measure Ad and Page Engagement

Jon Loomer

Facebook has announced several metrics that will give marketers better insights into user engagement with their ads and page. These metrics will roll out over the coming weeks, though no specific timetable was provided. This may be the most useful addition of the new metrics.

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. Social Media Metrics pinterest social media measurement social media metric web analyticsDo you sell advertising on your website?

8 Metrics You Should Keep Your Eyes On

Small Business Mavericks

Here are 8 key metrics you should keep an eye on and know off the top of your head. In some niches, this metric is even more important. Return on Investment – More than anything else, this metric tells you how you are profiting from your online investment. Tracking & Analytics facebook metrics search engines Social Media Twitter How do you know if you’re improving if you don’t measure anything?

Twitter Adding Custom Filtering, Custom Metrics to Ads Manager

SocialTimes Twitter

Lee offered details on two of the most prominent new features, custom filtering and custom metrics: We’ll be adding new features in Ads Manager over the next couple of months. If that’s not enough, we’ve added custom metrics to help you more easily monitor metrics that matter most to you. Through custom metrics, you can create multiple presets to quickly view different reports in the dashboard.

The Real Truth About Social Media Metrics

Convince & Convert

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The New Social Metrics You Need to Know

Simply Measured

But that’s not the only new metric you should start incorporating in your social analytics arsenal. This metric is important to your brand because it shows you what you’re currently missing: most of the social sharing taking place around your brand. The New Metrics.

6 Social Media Metrics You Should Be Looking At

Koka Sexton

There are hundreds if not thousands of metrics you can track in social media. I’m pretty vocal that if you’re measuring fans and follower growth as a primary metric that you are making a mistake. This is a primary metric just like how marketing tracks new leads in the funnel.

2014 Is The Year Of Social Metrics

Small Business Mavericks

I believe 2014 is going to be a banner year for social media traffic and social media metrics. If you’ve been paying attention to the rise of social media in the past few years, then you know that Facebook has risen to be the No. 1 site online, and you may know that social media traffic has been on a steady rise, as well. In fact, some websites are now reporting that they are receiving more traffic from social media than from search engines.

SEO Metrics for Publishers: How are You Tracking and Measuring Success?

Adam Sherk

In this post I’d like to highlight some of the key metrics for publishers to focus on. Primary Success Metrics. YoY natural search referrals – this simple and straightforward metric is the #1 measuring stick for news and content sites. Secondary Metrics.

How to Draw Meaningful Conclusions from Social Media Metrics

Convince & Convert

If you don’t have a benchmark for your company’s KPIs, it’s impossible to know whether your efforts are improving or stagnating — or how a bump in specific metrics reflects overall business success. The wealth of information available to social media marketing practitioners is staggering.

Facebook Adds Guide, Heatmap Features for 360 Video; New Video Metrics

SocialTimes Facebook

It’s all video, all the time at Facebook, as the social network Wednesday introduced two tools for publishing 360-degree videos , Guide and Heatmap, along with new video metrics in Page Insights.

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

Justin Levy

Before getting into my thoughts on whether or not media impressions are a useless success metric, this post was inspired by Rob Clark’s post over on Dave Fleet’s blog on whether or not “share of voice&# is a useless PR metric. Are media impressions a useless metric?

Proving Marketing ROI: The Metrics You Should Report

Meltwater

Everyone needs something to strive for to keep them on track. Key performance indicators (KPIs)… Read More.

Monday Roundup: Best Practices for Social Media Metrics

Waxing UnLyrical

This week’s roundup introduces you to some best practices for social media metrics. 5 Social Media Metrics You Can Stop Tracking Yesterday. From likes to leads: The new metrics for B2B social selling. Know the Difference Between Your Data and Your Metrics.

Facebook Changes ‘Reach’ Metric: 4 Must-Reads

Firebelly

We don’t want you to miss these 4 must-reads on new changes Facebook made to its Reach metric. Facebook Radically Changes ‘Reach’ Metric: How You Were Affected. Facebook changed its Reach metric – will it impact your business page?

Instagram analytics: 7 metrics every marketer should track

Talkwalker SM

Here’s an overview of the 7 metrics that every marketer should track for their brand’s Instagram account. This metric can also be a helpful indicator when comparing influencers’ accounts on Instagram.

The Best Google Analytics Metrics for Social Media Professionals

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