Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

Enter: PostRank. In short, PostRank endeavors not only to show you how much TRAFFIC you got, but how many times a particular post was talked about. There are several tabs within PostRank, each designed to give you a unique view of the data. Overall, I like PostRank, its a relatively new tool so I suspect that they will continue to improve.

The MLxperience: AideRSS Firefox / GoogleReader extension + Thematic PostRank

Buzz Marketing for Technology

AideRSS Firefox / GoogleReader extension + Thematic PostRank. Bookmark this post: For those who appreciate the hive mind : If you use Google Reader and Firefox and are interested in the most relevant articles of the day, check out AideRss , a GreaseMonkey script that uses PostRank to score, filter and track performance of any RSS feed. Main | Extras. The MLxperience. libtechedtrainfotainment. Search.

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Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. What is PostRank? PostRank calculates blog post engagement based on the number of comments and social shares through Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Buzz, Delicious, Digg, and several other social networks. To find your blog on PostRank, use the search bar under Topics.

Six WordPress Plugins to Install on your Site Today

Jeff Esposito

PostRank – This nifty plugin rates your posts on engagement, sharing and some other variables and was recently acquired by Google. Blogging blogging livefyre nRelate Postrank Social SHare TF Social Share WordpressImage: Wikipedia. My favorite thing about the WordPress blogging platform is that outside of the backend system, no two blogs operate the same way. This is mostly due to third-party plugins that meet certain requirements that bloggers have.

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)

Kikolani

PostRank. PostRank was a social analytics platform that scored blogs based on their engagement (comments and social shares). I wrote about PostRank regularly as a way to discover the most engaging content on blogs for inspiration, guest post pitches, and competitor research. PostRank Alternatives. Feedly also offers social engagement scoring on blog posts, but it is no where near as comprehensive as PostRank.

The Secret To Getting Attention

Twist Image

PostRank is one of many online analytics tools that attempts to rate and score social statistics from reader's online to help people determine what is worthy of reading. It applies a PostRank score of 1-10 (1 being of little interest to 10 being of significant interest). While I am sure that there are many who might question the methodology of PostRank's algorithm, it often highlights something we should all acknowledge and accept that much more often. postrank.

Weekly Roundup: The Spin Sucks Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

PostRank Connect and analytics for bloggers , by Gini (yikes, this is getting old). Why: I’ve been using PostRank for a while, but Gini beat me to the punch in talking about it. I don’t think I’ve ever done this before. Devoted an entire Weekly Roundup to posts from one – yes, one! – blog.

5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published

Kikolani

One of the easiest ways to do that is using Google Reader in the Chrome browser with the PostRank Chrome extension. Simply subscribe to your desired guest post destination in Google Reader, and let PostRank do the rest. You can easily see titles of recent blog posts (on some blogs all the way back for three years or more) and see which of those titles brought the most social engagement via their PostRank score.

Advanced Tips for Google Reader

SocialFish

Tip 3 – Postrank extension. I highly recommend you use the PostRank Reader extension – you’ll see PostRank scores on all posts (see screenshot below), meaning if you have a ton of feeds you can quickly see which posts have the most engagement points and therefore have been most tweeted, commented on or otherwise shared. Deirdre Reid has another great 101 post about Google Reader. At the end of the post, she asks if anyone has any other tips.

4 Free Tools for Researching Guest Blogging and Advertising Opportunities

Kikolani

PostRank. If you’ve been following my writing for a while, you will notice I always find a way to throw in a mention for PostRank , and for good reason. Simply search keywords in your industry, and PostRank will give you a list of the blogs with the top engagement on that topic. Engagement Details on PostRank.

6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics

Convince & Convert

PostRank. PostRank Analytics solves this problem. Free if you connect with their “influencers” outreach program, or $15/month if you do not, PostRank provides a useful, detailed blogging scoreboard, especially if you connect it with your Google Analytics account. The best part of PostRank Analytics is the Engagement Score, which is sort of your Klout score for each blog post. People who say social media isn’t measurable aren’t looking very hard.

The 4 Types of Content Metrics That Matter

Convince & Convert

Even though my blog includes public displays of affection like number of tweets (look at the top of this page), by far my favorite way to track sharing metrics is PostRank Analytics , which combines all the sharing behaviors into one jambalaya of data that’s easy to track and compare. Unfortunately, PostRank was bought by Google a few months ago, so you may not be able to sign up as a new user.

How Do You Define Blogging Success?

Jason Yormark

My own desire to crack the AdAge 150 often has me banging my head on blog topic choices and how to drive my Alexa, Yahoo Backlinks, and PostRank ratings higher. My blog often stresses me out. As much as I enjoy writing and actually having a decent audience that actually reads what I write, it’s definitely become part of my regular routine. What was once just an occasional hobby has grown into more of a responsibility now that I have established a bit of an audience.

Link Love Monthly: Best of November 2010 [experimental]

SocialFish

or higher out of 10 by my beloved PostRank plugin. I’m going to test whether this selection can be automated to some extent (thereby creating an example of how YOU can save time should you want to use PostRank rankings for your own association curating!). I will tell you that doing it like this, using PostRank, saved me around 50% of the time I usually take over this.

Social Media Book Giveaway Contest Follow Up

Jason Yormark

8.1/10 PostRank (50% higher then average). Tweet When I decided to do a book giveaway, my intentions were certainly noble. I genuinely wanted to give them away. However I also wanted to measure how a contest would impact the traffic to my site from a visitor and engagement standpoint. Best of both worlds. First off, thank you to everyone that left a comment on the site.

Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

– Twitter has posted some impressive numbers about its service and Frank at … [link] Log in to Reply Gina Witucki says: March 16, 2011 at 7:32 pm Small Business Mavericks – PostRank (PostRank: All) – Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? About Us What’s a Maverick?

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure! Social Media Analytics

Harp Interactive

PostRank : A content analyzer and provides great feedback on Tweets, Digg, Stumble and Freindfeed. The client wants to know if their social media campaign is working! They want to understand how social media marketing will meet their goals before they commit to a budget allocation for a “mythical campaign&#. Social media marketing companies like other marketing agencies need to back their claims with statistics and provide metrics to prove effectiveness.

The 4 Marketing Metrics Mandates

Convince & Convert

Companies like PostRank (with its analytics product), and Klout (with its online influence measure) and leading this integrated metrics parade. Postrank is now allowing you to compare your blog’s performance to that of up to four other sites. Tags: Campaign Testing and Optimization Conferences and Events facebook Klout marketing metrics postrank social media statistics social media success metrics techpoint twitter

25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media

Kikolani

How to Use PostRank for Social Media Analytics – How to use PostRank to get free social engagement statistics on other sites, as well as a possible way to calculate social media ROI. Earlier this week, I shared the top 25 blogging and social media posts on Kikolani. Now I want to share some of my off-site content, as I have been doing a LOT of writing around the blogosphere.

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What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data

Jason Yormark

Most achieved a Postrank of higher then 6, and 9 out of the 10 articles dealt with social media. For those not familiar, Postrank is a nifty little WordPress plugin that provides some analysis into the social engagement factor of the content you create. Crawford Says: August 29th, 2010 at 6:56 pm Jason, great post…thanks for the sharing the postrank plug in as well.

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Social Media Book Giveaway Contest Follow Up | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

Here’s the raw data: -31 Comments (6 times the norm) -30 Tweets (30-40% higher then average) -8.1/10 PostRank (50% higher then average) -187 page views (about the norm) So my takeaway is that obviously my reader engagement increased quite a bit.

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

PostRank will help balance out the information from Google Analytics, including RSS feed tracking and conversation on Twitter surrounding a particular link. It happened again this weekend. Over mimosas and a lovely chat. Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Ahh, yes. It’s still a common question, mostly I believe, because its the easiest to measure, its a number you can view at a glance. I get this question a lot.

The Top News Sites on Blekko

Adam Sherk

As with the PostRank data used in that post, even though the MSNBC site is on msnbc.msn.com the Blekko data for msnbc.com shows larger figures so I used that domain instead. With Blekko officially launching this week the new search engine is getting a lot of attention particularly in the search marketing community because of SEO data it provides. There is a good overview of Blekko’s SEO Tools on Search Engine Land so I won’t go into detail on that here.

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Meet Kristi and Her Key to Blog Promotion

Ari Herzog

From promoting your blog post on Facebook pages, Twitter chats, and LinkedIn groups; to sharing your post links as part of a more elaborate response on LinkedIn Answers, Yahoo Answers, and Quora; to reasons why your blog might need a mailing list; to tips to share links across email and instant messaging; to tracking the effectiveness of blog posts and the links promoting them through PostRank and Google Analytics — Kristi covers everything.

Top SocialFish posts of 2010

SocialFish

As a quick wrap-up to 2010, here were the top SocialFish blog posts of the year (based on Postrank score, which measures pageviews, RSS views, comments, tweets and retweets, shares, Buzz, bookmarks, clicks, trackbacks etc.) Just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who reads, shares, comments on, tweets and otherwise supports our SocialFishing blog. Here’s to more great conversations to come in 2011!

MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

How does your brand look on social media?

Janet Fouts

Postrank Analytics. It’s a given these days that before at least 50% of the first-time meetings you’re about to have you and the person you’re meeting will have Googled each other to learn a bit more about the person. It used to be this would return a list of scholarly papers, some nasty pictures of you at a bachelor party, a random smattering of form posts about cupcakes or software and possibly your connections on some social networks.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Some tools you can use are Social Mention , Trackur , and PostRank. Some (OK, most) of them I have not been asking myself, nor have I been checking out PostRank, which I should. PostRank is becoming one of my favorite tools.

An Ode To Monday

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Simply The Best

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

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So Much To Do

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Colors Of My Life

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

MeasurePR, the Don Bartholomew Edition Round II

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Then measure it.You can use Google Analytics, PostRank or even (GASP!)

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Conch and Drum

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Want Social Media Evangelizers? Be Social

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Do Unto Others

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

10 Reasons to Attend IABC/DC Metro's Silver Inkwell Awards Gala

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0