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20 free, awesome social media monitoring tools

20 free, awesome social media monitoring tools
Take the pulse of the social Web by hitting these rich targets Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, brands, businesses, NGOs, educators, independent publishers, individuals. In this social media monitoring series: • Guide to monitoring social media conversations • 10 paid social media monitoring services for nonprofits • How to build & manage a monitoring dashboard Ready for a listening program? There are a wealth of free monitoring tools to choose from. 10 social media monitoring tools: a downloadable flyer Free monitoring tools may fill your needs if you work for a small nonprofit or your business has no need for more sophisticated services (coming tomorrow). And a word of advice: Don’t begin with the tools. Yesterday we covered why monitoring is essential to your organization. Here is our Guide to Free Social Media Monitoring Tools. Monitor social campaigns Wildfire: How is your brand performing in social? Monitor social networks & blogs Social Mention: Widgets & social search

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10 paid social media monitoring services for nonprofits Tweet Twitter data galore: A screen grab from ReSearch.ly. Trackur, Sprout Social, Thrive & other monitoring tools worth paying for Target audience: Mid-size nonprofits, cause organizations, agencies, brands, NGOs, Web publishers, individuals. This is part of our series on social media monitoring: • Guide to monitoring social media conversations • 20 free, awesome social media monitoring tools • How to create & manage a monitoring dashboard

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