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Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

We, like a lot of other people, love using a “listening dashboard” like Netvibes to listen to the social web. It’s free, pretty easy to put together and it does all the work for you of tracking down when your name or organization has been mentioned online. Fun stuff. The magic is all in finding [...]

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 [...]

Pulling Facebook Content Into Your Netvibes Dashboard

Facebook is like a walled garden. Their flip flopping on privacy issues and public access makes it so RSS feeds, which are by nature public, not so readily available. Unfortunately, Netvibes relies on RSS to tell us when people are talking about our organization. There are still a couple ways to get Facebook information into [...]

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 [...]

Netvibes Introduces Instant Social Media Dashboards

As you may know, we here at Social Source Commons and Aspiration are big proponents of putting together a Social Media Dashboard to monitor what people are saying about you online. The basic idea was that social media sites post RSS feeds for searches. This means that you can search for a term like your [...]

“Are You Taking Full Advantage of RSS?” or “RSS 201″

Many people have no idea what that funny little icon is on some webpages. It’s not really hurting anything so most people ignore it as another “computer thing” that they don’t need to know about. Others, who know what RSS is, know it as a easier way to stay on top of blogs. However, even [...]

Feeds

We all know that you can pull feeds from Social Source Commons. Through RSS, you can be automatically notified for all sorts of changes from new users to new toolboxes. RSS feeds are a great way to get a wide range of updates from all over the internet together in one place. Similar to the [...]

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