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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. Update: Sysomos has confirmed the acquisition. Acquired by.

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Sysomos Audience Moves Towards Measuring Social Media ROI

Dave Fleet

Social media ROI is a hot topic right now, as social media begins to (slowly) mature. One area in particular which is fast-evolving is social media monitoring (my ex-colleague Michael O’Connor Clarke quipped last week that there’s probably a micro-industry dedicated to watching it).

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What every consultant should know about social media analytics

Sherrilynne Starkie

These are essential skills and talents, but to be a successful social media consultant you must add some ‘left-brain’ qualities. Effective social media analysis takes the right combination of hard skills and softer aptitudes. A good social media consultant will be au fait with: Google Analytics and Tag Manager.

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How a social media consultant can help your business

Sherrilynne Starkie

When you figure that nine out of ten Canadian adults use social media, it’s clear where the best marketing opportunity is. Many organizations are on social media, yet they don’t see tangible business advantages. It can seem like social media is a waste of both time and resources in a world of competing priorities.

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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. I like the tool and think it will help social media analysts because the it puts important information at their fingertips and makes reporting a whole lot easier.

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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. Related posts: Pitching Social Media: Key Takeaways I’ve Learned In 6 Months.

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11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening? G2Crowd Rating: 4.1.