54 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools [Update2012]

Some more content curation for y’all…

See on Scoop.itsocial media aggregation

If you want to know what’s happening in the social web you need social media monitoring tools. Before you reach for your wallet and start to spend money try out some of the free social media monitoring services.

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Examples of how companies use live Twitter and Instagram feeds for events

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Nine West using a Postano in their new store in Manhattan

Given the right tools and setup, social media can be an awesome way to engage your tribe at your live event. It can lower the distance between provider and customer, and help to drastically increase value co-creation. Imagine attendees sharing Instagram photos, tweeting at pre-defined hashtags… and you hosting this aggregation on your webpage or on Facebook… the possibilities are kinda inspiring when you have tools that make the execution flawless and beautiful. It’s really pretty cool when your users do a lot of the content creation for you! Postano recently posted a blog with examples of companies using their social media aggregation tool to great effect; check it out!

Live Twitter and Instagram Feeds for Events

Curate All of Your Social Media Content and Integrate It in Your Website with Postano

Note: This content comes from http://whatblewmymindtoday.wordpress.com/. I hit the scoop.it button on that page, then checked the WordPress box on the scoop.it page and wah-la, I got this! So make sure you check out the original article over at http://whatblewmymindtoday.wordpress.com/2012/09/17/curate-all-of-your-social-media-content-and-integrate-it-in-your-website-with-postano/ !

See on Scoop.itInstagram for Business

Robin Good: Postano is a social media content aggregation and curation platform that can be integrated in your web site or Facebook page.

Through its internal dashboard it can be set to agregate coming from any of your social media channels. From WordPress or Tumblr blogs to Facebook Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts, Postano offers a comprehensive array of social media sources to tap into. Additionally you can add any RSS feeds that may be relevant to you.

Postano allows you to pick and select which content you want to publish and how you want to it look and appear. Your curated channel can be finally integrated as a full embed in your website and/or added as a tab to your Facebook page.

One great key feature available as a WordPress plugin but also usable with any other publishing platform allows for all of the content and links “embedded” in your site via POstano to be also fully indexed by standard search engines.

Examples: http://www.postano.com/gallery/

Pricing: http://www.postano.com/pricing/

More info: http://www.postano.com/

(Opening image from Glassislife.com)

(*I have added Postano to http://bit.ly/ContentCurationUniverse tools-map)

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12 Brands to Follow on Instagram

Red Bull Instagram photo

For a more in depth look at how these brands are “doing it right” on Instagam, go here! \/ \/ 12 Brands to Follow on Instagram Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you are probably … Continue reading

5 Awesome Social Media Infographics

Don’t you love a good infographic? One that takes on a complex subject and boils it down to its essence? Check out these social media infographics I found at postano.com. Click on the pics to get a better view, and by all means, repin, retweet and just share… after all, this is SOCIAL MEDIA we’re talkin’ about here!

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By the way, I made this on storify.com, so feel free to join me over there! Till next time…

Rank the Top 10 CEOs of Twitter

While the CEOs of the world have been notoriously slow in getting on the twitter-train, there are a few who have adopted and embraced this platform. CEO’s such as Marrisa Mayer, Mark Cuban and Rupert Murdoch have adopted the platform to promote themselves, their company, and causes they believe in. They also use it to display some personality and to demonstrate their high regard for customer service by reaching out directly to customers. Head over to this list on ranker.com and rank them for yourself!Top 10 CEOs who Tweet from Ranker.com

Tweets & Pictures From Maxim’s #HometownHotties 2012

Here’a a little Twitter aggregation I put together using Postano… isn’t it beautiful? This is every tweet (and picture) that  the semifinalists in “Maxim’s Hometown Hotties 2013” post to Twitter.

UPDATE: The feed now includes only the finalists for Maxim’s Hometown Hotties contest, along with some of their Instagram feeds. If you would like to aggregate and display all of your social media channels on your website or Facebook fanpage, go here to see how Postano works: www.postano.com/how-it-works.

Note – unfortunately you probably can’t see it on your phone or iPad. 😦 You’re missing out.

Let me know what you think in the comments!