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50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management
Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior. Listening to what your customers, competitors, critics, and supporters are saying about you is key to getting great results from your social media campaigns. There are countless tools out there, offering many ways to analyze, measure, display, and create reports about your engagement efforts. These 50 tools distill data in ways that are relevant to your social media marketing plan, enabling you to figure out how to succeed with your audience. Determining which tools are right for you requires a clear definition of your objectives. Connect: Authored by: Pam Dyer See complete profile

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