4 Real-Time Analytics and Social Media Monitoring Tools to Increase Blog Engagement
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Jaxified refers to itself as a real-time social analytics tool for your blog and is useful for keeping tabs on your competitors. It’s great for helping you to understand how you content is being shared on the social Web. You can also take a better look at your connections on those social sites and see who’s doing the sharing. Along with the real-time dashboard, you also get daily email reports and can compare your blog to other blogs.

This service is not free, but there is a 14-day free trial.


Newsbeat helps you to understand your audience and content in real-time. You’ll get an in-depth look at who’s sharing your content and what’s being shared. This in turn helps you to increase engagement on your blog along with the traffic. It’s also a great way to see which of your articles are doing the best so that you can better understand what your audience likes to read and thus create more content on those topics.

The plans for this service are pretty pricey, but there is a 30-day free trial.


With Heartbeat you can monitor social media conversations, see how well your content is performing on social media outlets, compare your efforts to your competition, and more. This real-time monitoring and measurement tool has a customizable dashboard and an automated sentiment feature, so that you can see whether people are speaking positively or negatively about your brand. While it’s more useful as a monitoring tool, you can still get a good idea about your audience from the measurement charts and graphs.

Pricing information is not listed for this service.


Everyone knows HootSuite as a social media management tool, but it also has built in social analytics and reports. You can really get an in-depth look at your social media efforts as far as reach and follower growth. You can also monitor keywords and mentions, which is great for grand monitoring and management.

Free with limited reporting features; upgrade to Pro to get access to all report modules.

With these 4 tools to choose from, which one do you prefer to help increase the engagement on your blog?



#2 jakerusty 2012-03-06 14:29
Thanks for providing such an useful information. You have provided me with the information what I was looking for a long time."
#1 Sam Abraham 2011-09-08 19:21
Try Actionly for affordable option to Social Media Monitoring. We have recently integrated with Google analytics and track your Social Media ROI. And also offer White labeling.
Plans range from free to $100/mo.
Actionly offers White labeling, Brand tracking across Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, Flickr, YouTube etc and also allow managing multiple Twitter or Facebook accounts from our dashboard.
Schedulable reports, Email alerts, Sentiment analysis and many more are included in our featured list.
Try us out we do have a FREE account as well. Thx!

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