Thursday, July 2, 2009

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Social media monitoring

There are many free social monitoring tools out there and here is a list of a few I’ve come across thanks to my colleague Lucian Savluc (

Social mention similar to Google Alerts but for social media.
Boardreader to monitor forums and blogs.
Trendr allows you to track and report and has cool graphs.
Google trends is interesting to see topic and conversation trends.
Backtype allows you to track your comments on sites.

And here is a link to a posting about other free social monitoring resources