• A Wiki of Social Media Monitoring Solutions – Comprehensive Wiki list of social media monitoring tools.
  • BackType – A social analytics platform that helps companies understand their social impact.
  • Boardreader – Connects communities through search. A web search engine tool.
  • BrandsEye – An online reputation management service used by brands and individuals to tracking all online conversations about a brand, event, campaign or individual.
  • Cision – A social media monitoring service for receiving real-time reports on blogs, social networking sites and microblogs, online forums, and hundreds of video and image-sharing sites.
  • Google Insights for Search – Allows you to compare search volume patterns across specific regions, categories, time frames and properties.
  • Google Trends – Allows you to compare the world’s interest in your favorite topics.
  • Google Webmaster Tools – Google Webmaster Tools provides you with detailed reports about your pages’ visibility on Google. To get started, simply add and verify your site and you’ll start to see information right away.
  • Hitwise – Allows clients to understand internet behavior and competitive activity through data that is unmatched in timeliness, depth and breadth.
  • HowSociable – Provides a simple way for you to begin measuring your brand’s visibility on the social web.
  • Ice Rocket – Blog Search Engine
  • Omgili Forum – A forum search engine that lets you find communities, message boards, discussion threads about any topic.
  • OneRiot – A realtime search engine which continually crawls links posted on social sharing sites.
  • Orchestra Platform – Gives real-time access to comprehensive, custom-built archive of traditional and social media, filtered and classified in relevance to a company’s brand and business goals.
  • radian6 – Radian6 provides tools for real-time social media monitoring and analysis designed primarily for PR and Ad agencies.
  • Sentiment Metrics – Provides real-time monitoring and measurement of social media.
  • Social Mention – Social media search and analysis. Also has a social media alerts feature.
  • Surchur – A great source for the latest and the greatest on topics that are in the now.
  • Sysomos – A real-time social media monitoring and analytics platform.
  • Technorati – A blog and search engine directory that not only tracks authority and influence of blogs but also the most comprehensive and current index of who and what is most popular in the Blogosphere.
  • Techrigy- SM2 – SM2 is a software solution designed specifically for PR and Marketing Agencies to monitor and measure social media. Provides a limited free account and a paid version.
  • Trackur – An online reputation & social media monitoring tool designed in tracking what is said about you on the internet.
  • Trellian Keyword Discovery – Keyword Discovery compiles keyword search statistics from all the major search engines world wide.
  • Trendrr – A business intelligence web service for digital and social media. Trendrr allows you to listen, measure, and respond to the conversation about a product, service, or brand in real-time and over-time.
  • Trendsmap – Real-time local Twitter trends powered by Google Maps
  • Tweeting By Numbers: 7 Ways to Become a Twitter Analyst – List of tools that can be used to analyze Twitter activity and content.
  • Visible Technologies – An enterprise ready social media monitoring platform.
  • WhosTalkin – Social media search engine used to search for conversations around any topic. Can be organized by specific social media service.
  • Yahoo Pipes – A powerful composition tool to aggregate, manipulate, and mashup content from around the web.

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2 comments on “Social Media Listening Tools

  • An excellent “Listening Tool” is LinkedIn’s Groups, and under Discussions “The Most Comments” section. Provides an understanding of the really hot topics, and items of greatest interest.

    p.s. Thank you for this excellent piece of work in assembling this site.

  • Now that’s a smart way to look at discussions in groups on Linkedin. Thanks for the tip Paul!

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