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11 best social media listening tools


Social media monitoring is the process of gathering information on your brand’s mentions, share of voice, sentiment, and more. On the other hand, social media listening is the process of analyzing the gathered information, looking for hidden patterns in the sentiment, comments, and so on. G2Crowd Rating: 4.5.

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website? Promote events through social media?

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

Alterian SM2 – formerly Techrigy SM2, this social media monitoring and analysis tool was designed with marketing departments, and public relations companies in mind. Sentiment Metrics – founded in 2005, Sentiment Metrics has helped businesses listen to the growing world of social media.

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The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Sentiment Analysis. Here’s the Wikipedia explanation of sentiment analysis: “ Sentiment analysis (also known as opinion mining) refers to the use of natural language processing, text analysis and computational linguistics to identify and extract subjective information in source materials.” Social Analytics.

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Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools simplify the task of monitoring conversations about brands, product names, and keywords across social networks. All of these tools monitor updates on multiple social media sites in real time. There are dozens of social media monitoring tools to choose from. Google+ Marketing Tools.

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

Convince & Convert

Sentiment: How much are you willing to automate verse check by hand? To be fair, I’ve only included those I’ve actually used (Radian6, Sysomos, Spiral 16) or tested (Meltwater, SM2). However, many of the tools I mentioned above, Radian 6, Sysomos, etc, have a management/response component included in their workflow model.

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McLuhan, Socrates and Edith Wharton On Social Media


The merger of our personal and business lives in a single social networking “presence” has its problems, too. Social media adoption has certainly been fraught with “innumerable confusions” and despair. The median age of the social networker is rising slowly, however. The language of social networking is misleading.