DIY: How To Make A Free Social Media Monitoring Dashboard

Posted on March 2, 2011


Social Listening At The Speed Of Now!

How To Build A Quick And Dirty Monitoring Tool For Learning, Listening, Or Tracking Anything

By Steve Farnsworth (@Steveology)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: This post refers to using Google Reader, and as you might know Google has discontinued that service.  There are LOTS of other RSS Readers. You can find plenty of great free RSS Readers easily. In case you don’t have one you like, the two I  use most often, and suggest as a substitute, are Feedly and InoReader

The following SlideShare is a step-by-step do it yourself social media listening dashboard, and it’s free. Great to track mentions of your brand, or a topic you want to learn. Want to learn about about a the latest trends in your industry? Want to be a smarty on  a new technology? You can.

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Just create a search for the topic you want to learn or stay on top of. Want to know what your customers are saying about your brand, or about your competition, you can do that too. This is a very powerful tool in the age of information overload. Please, use it and share it with your friends.

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Take Your Social Media Dashboard To The Next Level

You will want to check out the post below, too. Some of the websites allow you to create searches and then save them as an RSS feed that you can add to you dashboard. This create a persistent search. Takes this handy technique from good to great.

20 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools to Find Your Brand’s Social Mentions