Social Media for Social Good Class #3 - Research

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Listening with Purpose: Social Web Research. By Qui Diaz

http://www.livingstonbuzz.com/2009/02/02/the-big-dig-online-research-listening/

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  • 1. Listening With Purpose: Social Web Research February 3
  • 2. Why Are You Listening?
    • Foundation First!
    • What is your goal? (business + communications objectives)
    • Who is your target audience?
    • What do you need to find out?
  • 3. Listening Goals
    • Initial
    • Find out whether your audiences are already talking to each other online, where, how much and what about
    • Understand perceptions of your organization and issues
    • Learn how to improve your services
    • Determine the best way to engage with your audiences – opportunities and hurdles
    • Ongoing
    • Support your community by resolving issues, responding to feedback, and improving relationships
  • 4. SWOT 2.0
    • Your Brand
    • Your Issues
    • Your Constituents
    • Your Competition
  • 5. Map First, Directions Second
  • 6. Guiding Questions: Technographics (Best tool: Survey + secondary research)
    • What are the online media habits of my target audiences?
    • What are their online activities (sending email, watching videos, blogging)?
    • What are their most trusted sources of information online?
    • What is their comfort level with social media?
    • Would they like to engage with my organization more online?
  • 7. Guiding Questions: Social Media Landscape (Best tool: Your own research)
    • Is my target audience actively engaged in social media?
    • What is the volume, tone and topics of their conversations related to my issues?
    • Are they talking about my organization?
      • What are they saying?
      • Is it surprising the hear – whether good or bad?
      • Are there any fans? Any major detractors?
    • Where are they talking?
      • What types of social media?
      • Any specific sites, or is the conversation dispersed?
    • Are there any strong, prominent champions for my issue?
  • 8. Guiding Questions: Competitive Analysis (Best tool: Your own research + case studies)
    • What are my competitors doing online?
    • Are they being talked about?
    • How do perceptions of them measure up with perceptions of my org?
    • Are they present in the conversation?
    • What are they doing well, and how can I learn from their success?
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  • 10. Search Tools
    • Blogs: Google Blogs, Technorati, Blog Pulse
      • Blog Pulse Graph
    • Social networks: Facebook, MySpace, Twitter
    • Do-good socnets: Razoo, Care2, Change.org, Idealist.org
    • Issue-based online communities: Google
    • Message boards: BoardReader, Board Tracker
    • Multimedia: YouTube, Flickr
    • Search Visibility: Keyword results in top 3 pages
    • Site Traffic: Quantcast, Compete, Alexa
  • 11. Searching Smarter
    • Keywords: Know upfront and build on them as you search
    • Timeframe: The last six months of data
    • Audience: Specifics (age, sex, geographic location, interests)
    • Metrics: Assess the influence of websites and conversations
    • Do a top-line scan, then go back and dig deeper based on what you find
  • 12. Measurement Metrics
    • Reach & Engagement
    • Page views, visitors, time spent on site, traffic referral sources
    • Inbound links from blogs/sites
    • Video/photo views, audio plays
    • Friends, members, sign ups, Diggs, entries, petition sigs
    • Word of Mouth
    • Mentions, posts, comments
    • Tell-a-friends
    • Inbound links
    • Media
    • Offline & online mentions
    • Search Visibility
    • Higher search results
    • Greater “share” of search results
    • 3 rd party mentions
    • Feedback
    • Stakeholders
  • 13. Housekeeping