Social Media Analytics Blog

Introducing a More Streamlined, Efficient and Insightful Version of quintly

🎉 Since the beginning of this year, the whole team has been working hard on a new version of quintly – and it’s available to paying clients now, coming to every quintly user within the next weeks. The updated software provides a more streamlined user experience while also offering a vastly refined user interface that will help you take your social media analytics process even further.
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Introducing Facebook Ad Analytics to quintly

You’ve asked us and we listened – from today on, quintly offers Facebook Ad Analytics! This means that you can now enhance your social media analysis with data on all ads that you have created alongside your social media performance measurement.

The data visualizations in quintly will now make assessing ad results more convenient than ever. To take your ad reporting to the next level, we added several metrics and an ads dashboard template that will give you a new perspective on Facebook ad performance and your social ad ROI.

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Psychological Principles in Social Media Marketing — Let the Science Work for You

Back in the days marketing relied heavily on assumptions of the effects it would have on consumers and how they would react to it. However, during the ‘60s and ‘70s now renowned researchers like Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky lay ground for behavioral economics that studies human economic decision making. Today, large parts of their empirical studies are being used as a baseline for setting up effective marketing strategies and – of course – can also be applied to social media marketing.
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33 Social media buzzwords every marketer needs to know

Social networks have been around for quite some time now, however, social media marketing is still in its baby feathers compared to more classic marketing approaches. New tools and concepts are popping up almost every day – or so it sometimes seems at least. Of course all these new possibilities are being discussed vividly on social media blogs and lots of new terms are created by doing so. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of all these social media buzzwords or people, who are new to social media marketing, have to catch up on it. This is why we created this list of important terms that every social media marketer should know. (more…)


US elections social media report: digging deep into data

Looking back at this election, it has been quite a ride. With Donald Trump, a non-politician, real estate mogul and reality TV celebrity entered the race. He is out to challenge the “Washington establishment” while spurring lots of controversy along the way. And then there’s Hillary Clinton, the former first lady and secretary of state, who will go down in history as the first female nominee for presidency in the USA. Despite all their political and personal differences, the democratic and republican candidates share one similar trait during their campaigns: the heavy use of social media. Let’s see where they stand just shortly before election day looking back at data from the last six months in our US elections social media report.

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US elections on social media: Trump still going strong

Both presidential candidates had their ups and downs during the 2016 campaign. Donald Trump went through another rough patch in the beginning of August. His negative statements regarding a crying baby at one of his rallies and those against the muslim background of a fallen soldier’s parents were followed by a decline in his polls. However, he has been able to recover and gain some ground on Hillary Clinton, whose good health has recently been questioned after her abrupt exit from the 9/11 memorial ceremony. As election day is coming closer and closer, both candidates are very active on social media. Do we also see ups and downs here or is the case rather clear about who is succeeding on Facebook and Twitter?

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A guide to buying the best social media analytics tool

The amount of money spent on social media is nowhere near a decline as ad revenues surge especially on Facebook. It is no surprise that more and more brands want to closely measure their social media marketing success in order to allocate their financial resources efficiently. Among the options that exist for social media performance measurement, it is easy to get lost. In order to buy the best social media analytics tool for your goals, you will have to ask yourself some questions about what you want to do excatly with such a tool. What are your needs and goals? To help guide you towards making a well informed decision, we have created this list of nine frequently asked questions when searching for the best social media analytics solution. You can click on each question to instantly jump to what matters to you most.

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US elections on social media: Trump still leading, but for better or worse?

The National Conventions are over, which means Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are official nominees of their parties and we are now less than three months away from election day. Since our last analysis in the beginning of July, Clinton has again improved her polling results. According to RealClearPolitics, she is currently leading 7.2% over Trump (August 8, 2016). However, if looking at Clinton’s social media stats on both Facebook and Twitter, she is still clearly behind her competitor. Let’s see if she could also improve in the social networks or if Trump stays unreachable.

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