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By Murray Newlands on July 2nd, 2012 | 26864Comment on this postWhy+does+quantitative+analysis+matter%2C+and+what+role+does+social+media+monitoring+play%3F2012-07-02+20%3A10%3A33Murray+Newlandshttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D26864
Anybody can do a Twitter search for a hashtag or a keyword and get a “feel” for the mood of a conversation. But these feelings aren’t scientific — and often aren’t accurate. We look at a few tweets, and usually one or two stick in our minds, and so we leap to conclusions without enough hard evidence.[…] Continue Reading »
SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.
This week, we asked: What’s your first reaction to the new social video-chat service Airtime?
- I’m mildly curious to see how it compares with other chat services: 29.37%
- I’m totally indifferent toward video-chat services: 25%
- I’m a little creeped out by video-chat services: 23.13%
- I won’t go anywhere near it: 19.37%
- I can’t wait to use it: 3.12%
Right or wrong, social video chat is often synonymous with Chatroulette, a flavor-of-the-month social network from about two years back that pairs users up randomly for video-chat sessions.[…] Continue Reading »
SmartBrief has grown a lot during the past year. We’ve covered conferences, launched briefs, held seminars and attracted hundreds of thousands of new readers. But something is missing. And we think it might be you.
For the first time ever, SmartBrief is scouring our readers to find the next leading voice in social media to join the coveted SmartBrief on Social Media Advisory Board and pen our weekly SmartPulse feature as our newest SmartBrief Poll Analyst.[…] Continue Reading »