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Tag Archives: listening

Discover Who’s Linking To Your Site

Being the social media geek that I am, I sometimes forget not everyone knows the little tips that have become second-nature to me when I set up RSS feeds to search for social media mentions of our organization. Leading a Building a Social Media Dashboard seminar last week at the SFNTC, I found that a [...]

BackType Stops Searching Blog Comments.
Millions Blot Tears.

Your Favorite Blog Comment Search Service is Gone Backtype, everyone’s favorite blog comment search engine is no longer a blog comment search engine. This is terrible news for those of us who construct our own social media dashboards by pulling in search RSS feeds. There isn’t an alternative free service that matches BackType’s capabilities. This [...]

Dashboarding Guide from Netvibes

Our favorite dashboarding tool Netvibes has put together a Dashboarding Guide that inventories Monitoring and Analytics tools available to track your presence online (similar to putting together a Social Source Commons Toolbox). It’s nice to have a document describing these tools while explaining their individual integration options with Netvibes. Tools are categorized by “Monitoring”, “Listening” [...]

I’m Monitoring Social Media… Now what?

We All Want To Be HeardPhoto Courtesy of tifotter With all of this “listening” talk about finding out when people are talking about you online (“Building a Social Media Dashboard” & “Social Media Listening“), the natural question that comes up almost immediately is “So what do I do when someone talks about us online?” I [...]

Building a Social Media Dashboard with Netvibes

With all of this talk about Social Media Dashboards, I thought I would condense Aspiration‘s Building Your Own Social Media Dashboard slide deck into a blog post to show you how easy it is to start monitoring social media outlets for what you care about. What the hoozeewhatsit is a “Dashboard”, anyway? A dashboard is [...]

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