Using Listening Tools to Monitor Your Online Presence
Using Listening Tools to Monitor Your Online Presence Luke Brynley-Jones, Director www.oursocialtimes.com @oursocialtimes
AgendaWhat is Social Media Monitoring?Types of MonitoringWhy and What to Monitor?Measuring SuccessSentiment / Influencer analysisHow to MonitorPicking a Monitoring Tool
What is Social Media Monitoring? Monitoring / Listening Analytics Measurement
Types of MonitoringGoal1. Engagement - Monitoring for real-time engagement. Requires ability to respond, team-working and CRM.2. Research - Monitoring to gather information, trends, insights on an industry or market. Requires: data storage, management and visualisation tools.Scope1. Targeted - Pick a number of people, organisations, groups etc. and track what they are posting/saying.2. General - Pick a range of keywords and monitor who mentions them and what they say.
What to Monitor?PR effectiveness: Mentions of yourbrand/products by “influencers”.Demand signals: What your target customers areinterested in: trending topics, popular keywords.Brand strength: Positive/negative mentions orrecommendations of your brand, products, staff.Product strengths & weaknesses: Comments onspecific features, positive and negative.Competitive position: Brand mentions in relationto competitive keywords (e.g. Dell / laptop)
How to Monitor: Create a Query1. Pick an industry2. Pick a niche within that industry3. Write down all related keywords4. Write down related words you want to exclude5. Create a query (with an Analyst)6. Test and refine it7. Then STICK with it8. Benchmark...
Full Service DashboardsBrandwatch (brandwatch.com)Lithium (scoutlabs.com)Radian6 (radian6.com)Sysomos (sysomos.com)Socialradar (infegy.com/socialradar.php)Visible Technologies (visibletechnologies.com)
Full Service Monitoring AgenciesConverseon (converseon.com)Nielsen BuzzMetrics (en-us.nielsen.com)Synthesio (synthesio.com)Integrasco (integrasco.com)Market Sentinel (marketsentinel.com)
SummarySet your goals and scopeAgree your measurement frameworkPick a tool (or set of tools) that meets theserequirementsPick a topic/keywords and create a queryRefine it and benchmark
Thank youLuke Brynley-JonesFounder & CEO, Our Social Timesluke@firstname.lastname@example.orgJoin me at Social Media Marketing & Monitoring 2011London, 19th Sept:www.oursocialtimes.com/events