Category Archives: Social media measurement

Build Credibility by Prioritizing Your Social Data

One of the most frequent challenges of analytics teams, particularly those who handle social data, is the ad-hoc nature of report requests. When a manager or colleague needs a report (a) in the next hour  (b) by the end of … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Get Smart About Social Data Intelligence

I spend a lot of time reading and thinking about social data: what it is, what it isn’t, how to measure it, where it’s going. But even the best strategy for collecting, analyzing and interpreting social data is just a … Continue reading

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Social data is the canary in the coal mine for Big Data

I spoke at the Boston eMetrics Symposium yesterday on the subject of Big Data; specifically, how we will build organizations that can adapt to it, extract insights and act on them in a meaningful way. People generally discuss Big Data … Continue reading

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The Social Media ROI Cookbook: Measuring the Revenue Impact of Social Media

Everyone talks about the challenges of measuring the revenue impact of social media, but how are top brands actually doing it? And are they successfully measuring ROI? My colleague Andrew Jones and I spoke with 16 brands, 38 vendors, 3 … Continue reading

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Listening: Should you filter social data for profanity?

I was at the Social Media Analytics Summit yesterday and was asked to fill in on a panel on one of my favorite topics: the challenges of social data. It was moderated by Nathan Gilliatt, and I was joined by … Continue reading

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Socialnomics: Top 15 Influencers to Follow in Web and Social Analytics

Well this was a lovely surprise yesterday, not least of which because I either 1) deeply admire or 2) am excited to learn more about the others on the Socialnomics list of Top 15 Influencers to Follow in Web and … Continue reading

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Variations on a Theme of Multi-Channel Attribution

Avinash Kaushik published an important blog post last week entitled “Multi-Channel Attribution: Definitions, Models and a Reality Check.” It’s a valuable framework for understanding attribution, which is a fancy way of saying “how we understand the impact of marketing and advertising … Continue reading

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