Digging-in to the new Radian6 Dashboard Improvements

Dave Fleet

Tweet Last week, Radian6 announced a whole raft of improvements to their platform and to their engagement console. Our team uses Radian6 for many clients, and I’ve used the tool for several years now, so I thought I’d take some time to dig into the updates and distill the key improvements for you. This time around: changes to the Radian6 dashboard. Radian6′s lack of boolean or boolean-esque support has been a pain point for me over the last few years.

The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI

SocMed Sean

SocMedSean - Social.Media.Sean The KISS Method For Determining Social Media ROI Attend any corporate meeting on social media initiatives and it’s likely that you’ll hear a question or two along the lines of “how is this selling us more product” or “what’s the ROI on these activities”? Wikis, idea networks, blogs, and social Intranets are a great tools that can be used to encourage employees to share what they know.

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Earthquake: Canadians Turn to Social Media Instead of Diving for Cover

Dave Fleet

Once again, social media beat traditional media to the punch (as if this is news nowadays), although mainstream outlets were quick to report the news shortly thereafter. We did a little research on social media activity regarding the earthquake using Radian6. Some interesting stats: Prior to the earthquake, there were approximately 100-300 mentions of earthquakes on social networks per hour. Yesterday afternoon at 1:41pm EDT, a 5.0

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

I know it’s been a few weeks since I posted last, but that’s what happens when your full-time job is leading a social media team. So…apologies for the break, but the good news is there a LOT of great posts and social media comics coming soon. If you recall, Salesforce purchased Radian6 a while back and recently announced that they purchased Buddy Media. What this signals is that Salesforce is serious about social media.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. 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? Monitoring beyond social media.

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20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? You’ll find all of this and more in this collection of tools and reviews of some of the coolest free or low-cost social media monitoring and web tools so far this year. Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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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. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? And of course, there’s the ongoing social media ROI debate : how do I measure this? Social Media Tools.

The impact of social media on journalism and PR

Social Email Marketing

A while ago I posted about how journalists and PR professionals are using social media. news media PR 2.0 Radian6 slideshare Trackur Tweetranking.com Twitter Tags: Research Social & PR crowdsourcing group blogs Holger Schmidt influencers journalism 2.0 European research showed that journalists use online tools to gather information. Fortunately it’s often to find additional information.

How to Craft Compelling Messages For Social Media Platforms

Harp Interactive

Writing effectively for online media and social networks is an evolving art. As print becomes redundant, social media emerges to fill the gap with its short form communication style that is meant to engage non-readers. Facebook updates, Blog posts, all provide social platforms for businesses to communicate with their customers in a more informal environment while effectively promoting their cause.

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

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Meanwhile, however, I do very much like Facebook Lite , which strips down a lot of the shiny distractions, and gives you a threaded News Feed, birthdays, and events – and that’s about it. Thanks for the Radian6 shout-out!

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

Convince & Convert

Yes, social media applies to B2B. In fact, social media can be MORE transformative for a B2B company than a B2C company. Are there differences between B2B and B2C in social media? Creating and calibrating a social media strategy for any company should follow the same process. Two Sides of the Same Coin A remarkable recent study by MarketingProfs, however, pokes a hole in even that notion of B2B and B2C social media divergence.

Book Review: The Social Employee

Webbiquity SMM

One of the most powerful impacts of social media is the way has democratized brands. Invite bloggers to your company events, give them a peak “under the hood,” and the collective “media coverage” generated can be tremendous. Asking employees to use social platforms on a brand’s behalf can easily feel awkward, or forced. Such a riddle creates an unmistakable parallel with the nature of social employee engagement.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13.

PR Monitoring and Management Tools: Which is Best? Vocus vs. Cision

Webbiquity SMM

Both provide PR and social media professionals with extensive capabilities for tracking and growing media coverage of their organizations or clients. Among their features: • An extensive database of professional journalists and social media influencers, with biographical information. Ability to monitor media coverage and brand mentions across a very wide range of sources. Optional social media monitoring and management.

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Social Media Integration in Higher Education | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Social Media Integration in Higher Education Wed, Aug 18, 2010 Miscellaneous , Personal The following is a guest post by Jen Dryer , a current student at the University of Southern Indiana. She, along with Brooks Cooper , have since become the linchpins for integrating social media into the classroom at USI.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Manage all of your social media accounts from a single login on your iPhone? Make more productive use of your time on social networking sites? Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews. Cool Social Media Tools. Storefront Social. A free app for Apple iOS devices that enables users to manage multiple social media accounts at once.

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Some people think social media is just fun.

6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics

Convince & Convert

People who say social media isn’t measurable aren’t looking very hard. The truth is that there are at least 25 viable metrics you can use to evaluate the success of your social media efforts. Here are the 6 critically undervalued social media success metrics. The more fans that click “like” and comment, the more likely your future updates are to be seen in their News Feed, dramatically increasing your actual Facebook audience. social media ROI

Sure I love the conversation but…

Direct Marketing Observations

I used to be a social media purist but I’ve evolved. We being the one’s that were there early on who experienced the magic of connecting with someone as smart as say Gavin Heaton or Tom Martin and having them host our social media tweetchat. Yea social media is cool but what’s it all mean? Well yesterdays news of the Salesforce aquisition of Radian6 is a game changer.

Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives Mon, Aug 9, 2010 Government 2.0 , Prof. Development , Social Media Who leads your organization’s social media initiatives? Remember, social media is driven by the person, not the position.

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

Janet Fouts

One of the questions people ask in our initial social media strategy sessions is “How will I know if I’m doing it right?&# Rather than go into yet another social media metrics debate let’s pretend for the sake of argument that you’ve already set up one or two social listening tools. Maybe Radian6 , SM2 , Trackur or one of these social media listening tools I mention when I give talks on social media.

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What skills, though, do successful social media marketers have that put these individuals above the average (or addicted) social media user, and better yet, above the traditional marketer?

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

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 7 Reasons Not to Put All Your Eggs in the Twitter Basket March 16th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you too Twitter-obsessed in your social media approach?

This Weeks #Social Media Topic: Managing the Marketing Mix: Which Channel is More Effective?

Direct Marketing Observations

The good news is with proven success comes additional funding and a higher tolerance for experimentation. Ford transitioned 25% of their marketing budget to social. Amber Naslund , the Director of Community at Radian6 , understands organizational change is just as important as technical change is and knows how to get people there. Tags: hashtagsocialmedia social media marc meyer jason breed Posted: April 26th, 2010 By: Jason Breed.

Best of #SMAZ – Blogging Tips, Social Media ROI, & SEO

Kikolani

One of my goals for 2010 is to attend some events / seminars / conventions pertaining to blogging and social media, and today was a great start as I attended the Social Media Arizona event in Tempe. Social Media 101. After having a bagel and cream cheese, my colleague Sarah and I went to the first session on Social Media 101, a discussion led by Evo Terra of A Simpler Way. Measuring Social Media Influence. Social Media ROI.

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A Day I’ll Always Remember

Convince & Convert

Today is the official release date of The NOW Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter & More Social , my new book co-written with my friend Amber Naslund about how companies need to retool from the inside out to meet the real-time business challenges presented by social media. And that it will make you think about where the social Web is taking companies next. How social media and social participation are organized and managed interlay.

Gatorade's Social Media Command Center | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gatorade’s Social Media Command Center Written on June 21, 2010 by Justin Levy in social media , video 18 Comments - Leave a comment! Gatorade has created their own social media command center. Want to get an inside peak at Gatorade’s Social Media Command Center?

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

Convince & Convert

But, under pressure from digital and advertising agencies each looking to be the driver of the social media express, PR firms are sometimes turning over inquisitional rocks that do not portray them as strategic caretakers of brands’ social presences. What’s the hot new trend in social media that we can bring to our clients? Better question: How can we optimize and improve our existing social media programs?

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Given that WPO is the fusion of SEO, social media, interactive PR , and online reputation management, that’s a tall order. Web CEO , SEO Powersuite ), social media monitoring tools (e.g., 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. media mentions), competitors and countries.

Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

Online Reputation Monitoring can be as simple as creating alerts on Google or as comprehensive as subscribing to a syndicated monitoring service like Radian6 that gives you a complete platform to listen, measure and engage with your customers across the entire social web. Social Media. Social Mention. News Search. Google News. Yahoo News. This blog post is the second in the 2 part series on brand monitoring.

Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign Written on November 23, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 9 Comments - Leave a comment! The awareness campaign seems to be exactly what social media was made for.

nBA Pulse: a new social analytics tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

In a classic case of poacher turned gamekeeper, I was recently invited by an American PR agency to have a personal briefing about the launch of a new social media product. While I did not get all my questions answered (fees and costs), I was sufficiently impressed with the social analytics package that I decided not only to write a blog post about it, but I agreed to have some of my comments summarized in the launch news release.

iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on. Now that iGoogle is retiring , I need another free service to teach social media monitoring – know of one? On your mobile device, Google Play offers applications ranging from games to news readers to home screen widgets.

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5 Social Media Tools for PR Professionals

Proactive Report

Social Media Tools For 2010. If you plan to increase your use of social media in the new year here are 5 tools that can help you be more effective. RSS feeds are the blood vessels of the social web. It’s how you read news updates from friends on Facebook and Twitter. Feeds make it possible for your content to join the content stream on the social web. And there are several good monitoring tools: Radian6, Filtrbox, Trackur, SM2 and eCairn.

Sysomos Acquired By Marketwire

Dave Fleet

In recent months we’ve seen several interesting moves within the social media monitoring/social CRM space. Now we’re seeing another significant player in a similar move, as Toronto-based Sysomos is acquired by news wire service Marketwire. First reported by the Startup North blog , the news was later confirmed by Sysomos, although their blog comment and tweet have both since been deleted.

The Art And Innovation Of Listening

Twist Image

As the interest surrounding social media monitoring tools continues to grow, it begs the question: Why are brands spending so much money on social media monitoring platforms when plenty of free and easy-to-access tools already exist? Many of these social media monitoring tools also act as a workflow, so an organization can better understand the speed with which something was acknowledged, who - within the organization - acted on it, and what the outcome was.

Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools

Adam Sherk

In this post I’m purposely leaving out comprehensive suites like Radian6 or Lithium and focusing on solutions that are specifically (or at least mostly) geared towards Facebook analytics. Buddy Media. Buddy Media doesn’t technically belong on this list because they’re now positioning themselves as a comprehensive suite. Related posts: The Most Popular Summer Blockbuster Movies in Social Media. Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else?

Net-Savvy Executive

Every few seconds this morning, TweetDeck brings another comment on today's announcement that Salesforce.com is buying Radian6. The announcement's not exactly a surprise—Radian6 was the obvious acquisition target in social media analysis (SMA), and their platform had supported Salesforce integration since mid-2009. A few thoughts for discussion: Radian6 just took a big step toward solidifying its position as the standard. Companies Social media analysis

11 Steps to Developing a Digital Crisis Communications Plan

Justin Levy

With the 24/7 news cycle and the fire hose of information that is always coming at us, it is surprising the number of people that I speak with who don’t have a digital crisis communications plan. Over the past couple years as social media has continued it’s explosive growth, we have seen so many examples of companies who have experienced a crisis due to an accidental tweet, a campaign gone wrong, a misstatement by a spokesperson or the collapse of an industry.

15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know

Janet Fouts

One of the fantastic things about the growth of social media is how it has widened our window on the world. We live in amazing times where we can create deep friendships with people we may never meet face to face, or meet people whom we’ve known through social media networks for the first time face-to-face and it’s as if we’ve lived next door to each other for years. Wanna learn about tech, social media, mobile?