March 2011 Archives

Upcoming Events, 1 April 2011

6 April - Hubspot is presenting a free webinar with Social Media Examiner, State of the Social Media Marketing Industry, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). Michael Stelzner presents results of the 2011 Social Media Marketing Industry Survey.

7–8 April (Boston) - Radian6 Social 2011

12 April (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

13 & 15 April - Omllion is presenting a free webinar, Monitoring and Making Sense of Social Media Conversations, 4:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30). The discussion will focus on India and is targeted toward Indian audiences.

2–3 May (Chicago) - Technology Driven Market Research

6 May (London) - Social CRM

10–11 May (Hollywood, FL) - Customer Response Summit

15–18 May (Park City, UT) - Allegiance Engage Summit

18–19 May (Boston) - Text Analytics Summit

23 May (San Francisco) - Social Media Marketing

25–27 May (Sogndal, Norway) - International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'11)

5–9 June (San Francisco) - Semantic Technology Conference

8–10 June (Lisbon) - AMEC European Summit on Measurement

9–10 June (Milan) - International Forum on Enterprise 2.0

14 June (London) - Social Media Results

27 June–1 July (Montpellier) - ATALA Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles (TALN)

17–21 July (Barcelona) - ICWSM

Visible Technologies announced that it has received $6 million in a new round of investments. Existing investors, Investor Growth Capital (IGC), Centurion Holdings, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and WPP again participated in the round, which is intended to fund sales and international expansion.

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) announced that it is acquiring Radian6 for approximately $276 million in cash and $50 million in stock, net of cash acquired. Another $14 million in cash and stock is marked for company founders, subject to vesting conditions. The deal is expected to close by the end of July.

CIPR released its Social Media Measurement Guidance (PDF). The new guidance builds on the Barcelona Principles developed with AMEC last year.

New Papers, 29 March 2011

Recently released research and white papers:

Software Updates, 25 March 2011

Recently announced software updates:

  • Gnip
    Twitter Power Track: stream compression, selection operators.

  • NetBase
    ConsumerBase renamed Insight Workbench, improved likes/dislikes, domain filters.

  • Scup
    UI, data export.

  • Sysomos
    Heartbeat: increased forum coverage, multiple Twitter accounts, weekly report option, Facebook comment moderation.

  • Traackr
    Edit keywords, search management.

  • Trendrr
    Facebook, Miso, multi-project view.

29–30 March (London) - Social Media World Forum Europe

29 March (Mountain View, CA) - SDForum Web 2.0 SIG, 6:30–9:00 PM at LinkedIn. Infinigraph is presenting Beyond Listening: Reinventing Social Keyword Monitoring.

30 March - Position2 is presenting a free webinar, How To Avoid Social Media Marketing Mayhem, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

30 March - Attensity is presenting a free webinar, What Social Customers Can Tell You About Your Business: Real Examples of the Good and The Bad from the Telecom Industry Webinar, 2:00 EDT (GMT -4).

31 March (Seattle) - WAA Seattle, Measuring Social Media, 3:00–5:00 PM at Microsoft.

6 April - Hubspot is presenting a free webinar with Social Media Examiner, State of the Social Media Marketing Industry, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). Michael Stelzner presents results of the 2011 Social Media Marketing Industry Survey.

7–8 April (Boston) - Radian6 Social 2011

12 April (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

2–3 May (Chicago) - Technology Driven Market Research

6 May (London) - Social CRM

10–11 May (Hollywood, FL) - Customer Response Summit

15–18 May (Park City, UT) - Allegiance Engage Summit

18–19 May (Boston) - Text Analytics Summit

23 May (San Francisco) - Social Media Marketing

25–27 May (Sogndal, Norway) - International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'11)

5–9 June (San Francisco) - Semantic Technology Conference

8–10 June (Lisbon) - AMEC European Summit on Measurement

9–10 June (Milan) - International Forum on Enterprise 2.0

17–21 July (Barcelona) - ICWSM

Meltwater Acquires JitterJam

Meltwater Group announced the acquisition of Social CRM software developer JitterJam for $6 million.

via TechCrunch

New Papers, 22 March 2011

Recently released research and white papers:

Software Updates, 18 March 2011

Recently announced software updates:

20–23 March (New York) - ARF Re:think

24 March - Darwin Ecosystems and Human 1.0. are presenting a free webinar, Marketing 2.0: Supporting the Human Side of Content Monitoring, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

29–30 March (London) - Social Media World Forum Europe

31 March (Seattle) - WAA Seattle, Measuring Social Media, 3:00–5:00 PM at Microsoft.

7–8 April (Boston) - Radian6 Social 2011

12 April (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

2–3 May (Chicago) - Technology Driven Market Research

6 May (London) - Social CRM

10–11 May (Hollywood, FL) - Customer Response Summit

15–18 May (Park City, UT) - Allegiance Engage Summit

18–19 May (Boston) - Text Analytics Summit

23 May (San Francisco) - Social Media Marketing

25–27 May (Sogndal, Norway) - International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'11)

5–9 June (San Francisco) - Semantic Technology Conference

9–10 June (Milan) - International Forum on Enterprise 2.0

17–21 July (Barcelona) - ICWSM

Radian6 Acquires UK Partner

Radian6 announced that it has acquired 6Consulting, a value-added reseller of Radian6 in the UK.

Software Updates, 11 March 2011

Recently announced software updates:

  • MediaVantage
    Automated tonality scoring and sentiment analysis in English and French.

  • Position2
    Brand Monitor: new reports, permissions, downloadable graph images, UI.

  • Spredfast
    UI, Social Inbox, outbound content features.

Upcoming Events, 11 March 2011

12 March (Chapel Hill, NC) - AnalyticsCamp

15 March (Dusseldorf) - Deutscher Medienbeobachterkongress

17 March (New York) - AMA Social Media Monitoring 2011

24 March - Darwin Ecosystems and Human 1.0. are presenting a free webinar, Marketing 2.0: Supporting the Human Side of Content Monitoring, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

29–30 March (London) - Social Media World Forum Europe

31 March (Seattle) - WAA Seattle, Measuring Social Media, 3:00–5:00 PM at Microsoft.

7–8 April (Boston) - Radian6 Social 2011

12 April (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

2–3 May (Chicago) - Technology Driven Market Research

6 May (London) - Social CRM

10–11 May (Hollywood, FL) - Customer Response Summit

15–18 May (Park City, UT) - Allegiance Engage Summit

18–19 May (Boston) - Text Analytics Summit

23 May (San Francisco) - Social Media Marketing

25–27 May (Sogndal, Norway) - International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'11)

5–9 June (San Francisco) - Semantic Technology Conference

9–10 June (Milan) - International Forum on Enterprise 2.0

17–21 July (Barcelona) - ICWSM

New Papers, 8 March 2011

Recently released research and white papers:

Software Updates, 4 March 2011

Recently announced software updates:

  • Moreover
    Metabase Portal: search feature.

  • MutualMind
    MutualMind 1.5.1: UI, flagged content report.

Upcoming Events, 4 March 2011

8 March - Gleanster and Visible Technologies are presenting a free webinar, The Seven Steps to Social Intelligence, 1:30 PM EST (GMT -5).

12 March (Chapel Hill, NC) - AnalyticsCamp

15 March (Dusseldorf) - Deutscher Medienbeobachterkongress

17 March (New York) - AMA Social Media Monitoring 2011

29 March (Toronto) - Monitoring Social Media

7–8 April (Boston) - Radian6 Social 2011

12 April (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

2–3 May (Chicago) - Technology Driven Market Research

6 May (London) - Social CRM

10–11 May (Hollywood, FL) - Customer Response Summit

15–18 May (Park City, UT) - Allegiance Engage Summit

18–19 May (Boston) - Text Analytics Summit

23 May (San Francisco) - Social Media Marketing

25–27 May (Sogndal, Norway) - International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics (WIMS'11)

5–9 June (San Francisco) - Semantic Technology Conference

9–10 June (Milan) - International Forum on Enterprise 2.0

16 June (New York) - Monitoring Social Media

8 July (Paris) - Social Media Marketing

17–21 July (Barcelona) - ICWSM

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Brandtology announced the creation of the Centre for Social Media & Analytics in NYP’s School of Information Technology. The new program will combine research and development in social media tools with training for both NYP students and industry professionals.

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