Wondering whether all your efforts at social networking are working? Find out who's talking about you online with one of these tools.
Get a read on who's talking about you on the Web.
Check the availability of your brand or username on 160 popular social networking and social bookmarking websites (free/premium). Remember, sign up for the ones important to your target audience.
Latest technology news.
Track your blogs.
See how you're doing on Twitter. Data like this is open to interpretation and may have little relation to how much impact Twitter has on your marketing results.
Monitors Tweets to see who the key influencers are by topic.
Twitter search engine.
Conversations & Buzz
Track how often your information is shared.
Google will track keywords you've selected. Information is sometimes dated. Set your preferences to avoid email overload.
Tracks keywords over time and terms from social networks.
Narrow your keyword search by location, category or seasonal factor.
One of the coolest freebies I've found so far. They find specific mentions, but also try to make sense of the data by providing analytics.
A comprehensive monitoring tool, starting at a low price for one word. To make it truly valuable, you could end up spending a lot more.