Everyone involved can see what is being monitored and what is not.
Create milestones, this sets expectations for everyone involved in the campaign.
How you should measure
Each company or campaign has specific requirements.
You must determine the purpose of your campaign
How you should measure Campaign Purpose: An example of your activity may be: Do you want to: •Have users produce content about you? •Have users engage with you? •Have users recommend you?
How you should measure Step 3: Your Goals You must define your campaign GOALS: •Be slightly aggressive with your Goals •Stick to these Goals •Define what a successful outcome is to you •Think about what needs to be done in order to achieve them
How you should measure Be specific when setting weekly or monthly GOALS: Sample Goals for your campaign: •Grow your collective fanbase on social networks by X amount. •Increase traffic to your website from social networks by X amount. •Increase online downloads, donations or registrations by X amount. GOALS
What you should measure Valuable and relevant measurement requires a combination of Qualitative and Quantitative metrics.
What you should measure Sample Metric Categories for your campaign content will include the following: Relevance Attention Sentiment Engagement Reach Influence
What you should measure This can be achieved by the following: •Selecting a tool or set of tools that track across many media channels. •Producing custom reports for your campaign
What you should measure Your Tool or Platform selection should depend on your campaign purpose, outlined earlier. Some Free and Paid Tools I Suggest are: Free Tools include: Facebook Insights Your Social Monitor Google Analytics Twitter Search Klout Hootsuite
What you should measure Fee Based Tool suggestions are: Tool selection should depend on campaign purpose Awareness Hub Wildfire App Basic (Fee) Uber Vu Buddy Media Lithium Platform Advanced (Fee) Radian 6
What you should measure So, what exactly are we measuring? I recommend you begin with standard metrics. •Website landing page traffic from social networks •Fanbase size across all networks •Brand / Product / Service mentions
What you should measure So, what exactly are we measuring? Then move into Specific metrics. Influence: Gauge how influential your users are and target the most influential with your content. Engagment: Assess the nature of your user activity, how are they engaging with your content, is this increasing our time, is it being forwarded and shared Inbound Traffic: Are users from social networks staying on your site?
What you should measure So, what exactly are we measuring? Specific metrics continued... Interaction: Are numbers of active fans increasing Conversion of passive fans to interactive fans. Commenting v reading, repeat comments. Sentiment: Assess whether activity is positive or negative
Conclusion So, what have we learned… •Measure and record •Build reports •Match against goals •Keep setting goals •Keep listening Bring the conversation closer!
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