The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Fortunately, social media management tools are increasing in number and sophistication as well. For example: one of the sources used for this post was Ian Anderson Gray’s 5 Best Social Media Management Tools. Sample review: “Buffer is a great automation tool.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps. It’s great to find a tool that automates some little process or provides a new capability you’ve been looking for, and fun to find a tool you didn’t even know you needed.

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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?

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Beyond Facebook Insights: Useful Facebook Analytics Tools

Adam Sherk

What are the best third-party tools for advanced Facebook analytics? 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. With that in mind here are some Facebook analytics tools to experiment with: PageLever. PageLever may be the most frequently suggested third-party tool, having positioned itself as Facebook Insights on steroids.

List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Shares Whether you are a VA looking after the Facebook and Twitter of a small business or the marketing manager who needs to social media Monitor Instagram and Risk Management, social media tools to schedule, automate, autofollow, autotweet, monitor are critical to saving time and resources.

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nBA Pulse: a new social analytics tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now I’ve used Radian6 in the past and I like to use Sysomos MAP when undertaking a brand audit, but nBA Pulse offers deeper insight and increased agility in data use. 7 Analytics Tools to Track Local Campaigns. 8 of the Best Tools to Understand Your Social Media Traffic.

Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The tools to track events to this level of granularity (parts of a day) are not available in most of social analytics platforms I have worked with, but Radian6 Insights has the necessary breakdown to analyze events such as the storm today or the Netflix outrage (where I examined Twitter only).

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

But there has been an explosion of more elaborate tools, including Radian6 ‘s solutions, which offer you a complete listening and engagement platform, and Scout Labs ‘ tool that tracks social media and finds signals in the noise. Here’s a list of social media monitoring tools that might be helpful in your quest to get your arms around social media engagement, measurement, and metrics. Radian6.

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.pamorama.net

But there has been an explosion of more elaborate tools, including Radian6 ‘s solutions, which offer you a complete listening and engagement platform, and Scout Labs ‘ tool that tracks social media and finds signals in the noise. Are you looking for social monitoring tools.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Which social media monitoring tools should I use? Social media adoption on both the buyer and vendor side is happening with incredible speed; the tools that we’ve developed to track other web marketing activities haven’t kept pace. Social Media Tools.

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

Webbiquity SMM

A simple tool like Google Alerts would pick up most stray citations. The explosion of social media has led to a corresponding need for more sophisticated monitoring tools that can crawl the hundreds of social networking and bookmarking sites and millions of blogs across the globe. A rapidly proliferating collection of tools are being developed to meet the need. and where they are talking about it), sentiment analysis, and collaboration tools for acting on the information.

Executive Series: Listening on Social Media is about Insight Management and Analyzing Data

Mindjumpers

Listening tool. There are probably over 100 different listening tools out there from Radian 6 to the free tools. I recommend that you do a small due diligence process of tools that can fit your needs.

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Today’s Visualization Tools Help Our Brains Understand Social Monitoring

Unspoken

With the amount of input coming at us from all ends of the social universe, tools are being developed that can help our brains quickly sort through this information. Tickr is a visual monitoring tool that helps process information and makes it easy to understand. They're powerful tools, but they are also very complicated. Blanchard adds, "Tickr doesn’t compete against those other tools; its value is multiplied when used in conjunction with them.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

www.pamil-visions.net

Hopefully, this list will give you enough choices, and if you know of a monitoring tool you’d like to recommend, please use the comments box. MetaTale is an advanced social media analysis tool, allowing you to locate your market’s key influencers.

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Six FREE Tools To Measure Social Media for Business

PWB Marketing Blog

Facebook and other social networks equip you with limited analytic tracking tools. Our six favorite free tools (and two paid) for measuring social media are: Social Mention (free) – real time search engine that monitors over 100 social media properties.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

www.convinceandconvert.com

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. Flowtown As mentioned in my post last week, this is my favorite new tool.

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Social Media ROI with these 195+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

www.salesrescueteam.com

Home About Recommendations 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Website Sales program Small Business Apps Read Up…RSS Sales Rescue Team Want More Customers? 195 Social Media Monitoring Tools Is Social Media ROI on your mind?

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs

www.socialmediaexplorer.com

It’s no secret that I use Radian6 at Doe-Anderson , am good friends with many of their employees and have recommended them to people left and right for a long time. Scout Labs is a self-serve, web-based tool priced for small to mid-sized business and brands. Does any tool do this?

A Closer Look At The New Radian6 Engagement Console Features

Dave Fleet

Tweet Earlier this week I posted a review of some new features Radian6 has incorporated into its online dashboard. Today we’ll take a look at some additions rolled-out to their Engagement Console tool. The Radian6 team will undoubtedly keep rolling-out adjustments over time.

Social media- it’s not about the ratings

Janet Fouts

In fact, Radian6 , who I respect very much, is working with Klout as well as some other tools like OpenAmplify and OpenCalias to get a better rounded picture of what the relationships are and the value of those relationships.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Here he outlines five ways that sales can use these tools as well, from social CRM to teaching prospects how to solve business issues. Social Media Tools.

Social Media Monitoring Tools Comparison Guide

www.pr2020.com

Luckily, there are tools available – both free and paid – to help streamline and simplify the listening process. This post offers a look at some of the popular social media monitoring tools available, as well as a free comparison-chart PDF download.

Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : HOW TO: Optimize Your Social Media Marketing Strategy December 29, 2008 Dan Schawbel View Comments Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For email share email share Do you like this story? Their service is powered by Radian6, which is mentioned above.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

Webbiquity SMM

Unlike pure SEO management tools (e.g., Web CEO , SEO Powersuite ), social media monitoring tools (e.g., Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO.

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. 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.

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

SocMed Sean

If you recall, Salesforce purchased Radian6 a while back and recently announced that they purchased Buddy Media. Via Radian6, the company continues to monitor the prospect to determine how they felt about the information provided by the sales person (did they tweet that they liked the demo?)

Radian6 – Monitoring Social Media

www.theappgap.com

About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter Radian6 – Monitoring Social Media by Bill Ives November 10, 2008 at 5:38 pm · Filed under Reviews With the continuing rise of Web 2.0 I recently spoke with Chris Ramsey of Radian6 , a service that addresses this need.

Emerging Social Media Trend: Logo Detection In Images

Firebelly

” Common social listening tools like Radian6 miss many of the photos with your brand’s logo in them unless the person who uploaded it mentioned you in the description. A tool like Ditto Photo Analytics was built for logo.

The “Must-Have&# Tool Kit of Social Media Citizen Vol. 2

Social Media Citizens

There are as many social media tools as there are posts about these tools. It is a list of tools which has been used by top social media people generated from the interview series with Top Social Media Citizens. Free tools: Tweedeck. Paid-for tools: Radian6.

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

71% of business users now say Twitter is a useful tool, up from 59% a year ago. Which tools are most helpful? You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far.

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. radian6.

Social Media Monitoring Tools In Action: Radian6 vs Alterian / Techrigy SM2

www.covisio.com

Not too long ago I followed a nice discussion on Ken Burbary’s blog about social media monitoring tools. Ken had come along some noticeable inconsistencies in the results reported by two leading social media platforms, namely Radian6 and Alterian/Techrigy SM2.

Social Media Monitoring Tools – 2010 Review (intro)

www.freshnetworks.com

We’ve put the tools to the test by tracking well-known international coffee company Starbucks. We compared over 19,000 online conversations, giving us some really unexpected results and highlighting some staggering differences in the way each tool performs.

The Radian6 vs. SM2 Death Match

bournesocial.com

The Radian6 vs. SM2 Death Match by Michael Bourne on November 3, 2009 The Radian6 vs. SM2 Death Match Management consultant Peter Drucker is attributed with saying “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” It’s a question of which tools are the best.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

How about a real-time search tool to see what’s being said about your company or any topic of interest right now? 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.

Quora? Verdict: Awesome.

SocialFish

Exhibit d: I s Radian6 worth the money? Open Community cool tools serendipityBy now you’ve heard of Quora , and probably started messing with it.

Is this the end of Choice and Innovation in Social Media Measurement?

Jeff Esposito

Last week, the social media world was rocked about the acquisition of social media monitoring company Radian6 by CRM vendor Salesforce.com to the tune of $326 million. Now don’t take this as a knock on R6, I have used their tool in the past and it is a Cadillac. Radian6 maps conversations to users and easily integrates with both their new company and other CRM tools like Oracle. Forgive me if I don’t want to select a tool because it fits 75% of both teams needs.

Clearing Clouds of Confusion – the 5 Categories of Social Media Software

Convince & Convert

Key players: Crimson Hexagon , Lithium , Radian6 , Sysomos , Trackur , Visible Technologies. social media software social media toolsThe social media software industry offers some amazing functionality, but it suffers mightily from murky messaging and customer confusion.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Radian6 – I originally started with a firm that I own here at Avaya. Sysomos – which is now owned by MarketWire is different than Radian6 or Alterian since it also indexes more traditional news (a nice touch). They sell you the tool and you can create your own reports.

Social Media Monitoring & Engagement: One Size Does Not Fit All

Jason Yormark

I’m about 9 months into my role at Strategies 360 running their social media outfit, and we’ve just about hit critical mass where we are exploring and upgrading our social media tools around monitoring and engagement.