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    How to use Social Ally’s Brand and Keyword Monitoring

    How to use Social Ally’s Brand and Keyword Monitoring

    social-media-monitoringTo get started with Social Ally’s Social Media Monitoring head over to Add/Edit Services > Monitoring> Brand and Keyword Monitoring, Click Add.

    Description: That’s for your reference only, use a name that describes the term you are setting up

    Brand Name(s) or Term(s): Enter the keywords or phrases that you want to track for here. This field is where you can enter:
    •    Individual keywords
    •    Twitter Handles
    •    URLs
    •    Exact Phrases
    •    Hashtags


    To separate monitoring terms use the word – OR

    When searching for any term with special characters (Such as: @ # ‘ . & _ % ). Make sure you put quotation marks (“) around the whole phrase, Twitter handle, hashtag or URL
    •    Brand names (e.g. Chevrolet)
    •    Product names (e.g.  Covette)
    •    Competitor names (e.g. Toyota OR Ford OR Volkswagen)
    •    Twitter handles(e.g. “@chevrolet”)
    •    Twitter Hashtage (e.g. “#Drivechevy”)
    •    URLs (e.g. “chevroletcars.com” )
    •    Exact phrases (e.g. “I love to drive”)
    •    Multiple key words in same  mention (e.g. Buy Car)

    Use your inclusion and exclusion filter to help narrow down search parameters

    If there are specific terms that you do/ do not want included, enter the keywords or phrases in the appropriate fields from your search using the same rules above.

    Add a Google alerts feed – click Create a Google Alerts Feed »
    – Now, in a separate browser window, login to your Google Alerts
    – Make sure that where it says “deliver to”, you change that to say “feed”
    – Now, while pointing at/hovering over the orange RSS icon to the right of the words “Feed”, right-click, and select “copy link location” (note: don’t choose “copy image location” by mistake)
    – Click back to the Social Ally browser window, and “paste” that link into the Google Alerts feed field.  The link should look like this:  http://www.alerts/feeds/##########, where # represents a bunch of numbers.
    – Now, click to the beginning of this feed address, and delete the http://, since Social Ally already has this selected for you in the previous box.

    – You can geo-target keywords from a specific location select your country and location. You can edit the Longitude and latitude if needed and adjust a distance radius (in miles).
    – You can chose to receive email notifications and add additional email addresses to receive these alerts simply separate multiple email addresses with commas.

    Written by Vishal at Sendible

    2014 Social Media Cheat Sheet: Sizes for ALL Social Media Graphics

    2014 Social Media Cheat Sheet: Sizes for ALL Social Media Graphics

    Is this the ultimate social media cheat sheet? YES!!!!

    It has the sizes for ALL the social media graphics you’ll ever need! Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, AND YouTube! No wonder they call it ridiculously exhaustive. Thank you for providing an excellent infographic, InfinPixels !