People feel affection for reading about their most recent activities and key statures, as well as what others have depicted about themselves. Isn’t it nice if there is a tool which can keep catalog of what other people depicting about you, your company, any celebrity or any product in blogs and further user-generated web pages? Social Mention is this type of analysis tool for social media search which cumulates user-generated content into a single stream of information from all across universe. It enables you to easily track and quantify the depiction of people about you, your business, any celebrity, any invention, or any other topic, across the social media landscape of web in real-time.
This online social media search platform scrutinizes all well-liked social media sites to provide you the most recent real-time buzz on almost any topic that you can imagine. This web tool directly monitors 100+ social media platforms including: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google FriendFeed, Digg etc. At present, Social Mention offers an instant social media search, and daily social media alerts, analysis service, and API.
How it works?
For utilizing this excellent service, go on SocialMention.com. You will find a search box in which you can put any relevant words and do a social web search. Here, you will be able to expand or narrow your search process using the provided parameters and options. These parameters are blogs, videos, microblogs, bookmarks, events, news, comments, audio media, and Q&A format. That means, now you are able to carry out your search from recently-added video files and images.
This tool will provide your search results along with the attributes like Strength, Sentiment, Passion, Reach, Top Keywords, Top Users, Top Hashtags and Sources.
‘Strength’ is the probability that your brand is being conferred in social media and for that, a very easy calculation is utilized in which the tool displays the phrase mentions of the last 24 hours divided by total possible mentions.
‘Sentiment’ option provides the ratio of phrase mentions that are generally +ve to those that are generally -ve. Sentiment as another attribute also point out the number of positive, negative, or neutral mentions. This is not completely scientific data; however it provides a good overall view about how your search query or company is being discussed in social media.
‘Passion’ is a compute of the probability that people discussing about your brand will do so again and again. For instance, if you have a small group of very fervent supporters who discuss about your brand or products repeatedly, your Passion score will be higher. On the other hand, if each mention is given by a different author, your Passion score will be lower.
‘Reach’ is a compute for the range of influence and it displays the number of unique authors quoting your brand divided by the whole number of mentions.
‘Top Keywords’ will give the information about most frequently used Keywords and number of times mentioned.
‘Top Users’ is an attribute which provides the Reports who is discussing about the topic most.
‘Top Hash Tags’ provides the information about most frequently used Hash Tags and number of times mentioned. Hashtags is the feature of Twitter tweets which is used for categorizing what the tweet is about. This feature reports the popular hash tags which are being used alongside your search query.
‘Sources’ is feature which specifies the search engines from where the blog sources are coming.
This web tool also provides the Information Delivery Options such as RSS feed, email, or CSV/Excel file to choose from for getting information. Here, you can set up a RSS Feed, click on the link for “RSS Feed”, you will get a new SocialMention.com URL in your browser, cut and paste it into Google Reader, and start receiving the RSS feeds from SocialMention.com.
Besides the search functions, you are also able to sign up for social media alerts to get free daily email alerts of your company, brand, marketing campaign, CEO, a competitor, the latest gossip on a celebrity, or on a developing news story. This social media alerts feature is similar to Google Alerts, but it is only for social media.
As well, there are several tools and widgets available which you can use to incorporate with the Social Mention platform. By using the Realtime Buzz Widget, you can get the latest realtime buzz about you, your product, your blog, brand, or company, on your site or blog. With the use of Browser Search Plugin, you will enable to get the power of Social Mention tool into your browser’s search bar; in short you can use Social Mention by using search bar of your web browser. Last of all, updates through RSS are available here.
The insertion of “Trends” categories is one more good point of this web tool. These are located below the main search box, and they will enable you to browse via the most recent items of interest in a supple fashion.
- Keeps a catalog of portrayal of people about you, your company, any celebrity or any product in blogs and web pages
- Provides information by cumulating user-generated content into a single stream of information from all across universe
- Provides the most recent real-time buzz on almost any topic that you can imagine
- Offers an instant social media search
- Monitors 100+ well-liked social media platforms
- Offers daily social media alerts, analysis service, and API
- Allows you to search with various parameters like blogs, videos, news, comments, and more
- Provides the search results with a number of attributes
- Provides the Information Delivery Options such as RSS feed, email, or CSV/Excel file
- Offers Browser Search Plugin and Realtime Buzz Widget to incorporate with the Social Mention platform
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