One of the key advantages social media has over other marketing channels is the ability to get feedback from consumers in real-time. For more traditional marketing channels, like television, print, etc., it can take weeks or months gather insights from a campaign and then even...

The analytics tools behind some of the most popular social media platforms can be surprisingly limited. With an increasing number of businesses using social media for marketing, many platform analytics leave something to be desired. While some platforms excel in certain aspects of analytics reporting,...

You’ve seen the headlines. “Social Media Predicted (insert disaster/major event here)”. However, it seems these headlines only appear after an event takes place. What if we evaluate social media for trends to predict the future? Could current trends about topics tell us what might be...

With thousands of people attending live events, both in-person and online, it’s extremely important for your brand to develop good social listening techniques. The social conversation exists whether your brand chooses to participate or not, so it’s critical to be able to listen to the...

When I try to explain my job to people outside of the industry, the most common reaction I get is something along the lines of “So you do Facebook…and numbers?” As a social media analyst, I do spend a great deal of time in Facebook,...

We are well into the year now and you may have some looming questions as to how best utilize your social media buys for the remainder of the year. Here are some quick tips and reminders to keep in mind. Invest in Instagram Open to all advertisers as...

2015 was a great year for data! Our analytics team put our heads together to find some highlights for the year and a little sprinkle of speculation for what is to come in 2016. Facebook Organic Reach Oh Facebook organic reach, where hast thou gone. This year we...