We spend more and more time on the internet. If you have a business you also know that its important what people are saying about you. In the “good old days” we should care about the words of mouth.
Today the words of mouth is must more important. The words of mouth is now online. With the social media – people can start a rumor about you or your business. The rumor can be both good or bad.
So the bottom line is that we have to check what people are saying about us – right? Let me take you on a trip on the internet – and show you 10 free tools that can help you to monitor your online reputation… Here are 6 free software you can use. Enjoy.
The Google Alert will automatically notifies you when there are new content from news, web, blogs, video and/or discussion groups matches your set of search terms. The notification can be sent to you by email, as a web feed or to be displayed on your iGoogle page.
You decide the frequency of checks for new results. You can choose between “once a day”, “once a week” or “as it happens”.
Great Tool – I just made an alert for “SeoCustomer”.
This is one of the most popular search engines of blogs. The conversation can be monitored because millions of blogs are indexed on a real time basis. So go to Technorati and subscibe to a RSS feed and check out if somebody its talking negative about you or your company.
Do forget Twitter. One of the biggest social networks on the internet. Twitter is a must like Facebook and Google+. You can search this site or subscribe their RSS feed to monitor what people are saying about you or your company.
Here you can check what people are saying about you on a real time basis. You really have to check this tool out. Awesome. Its also has a RSS feed. I love this one.
SamePoint analyses millions of conversation in the social media, and it will let you know if the tone of the conversation is either negative or positive. Its headquartered in New York, NY. The social media sources includes Facebook, Twitter, Blogs and internet Forum.
The awesome part it is that it includes sentiment, and analyzing if the comment is positive or negative based on natural language processing.
Samepoint is an early mover in the real/time data and metrics. And yes its free.
If you ever had been to a website with great content but for some reason lacked something very basic like an RSS feed? Well I have. Page2Rss is a Chrome extension that will allow you to monitor web pages without a RSS feed.
Social media is getting more and more important. And the word of mouth out there is important for your business. So get you free software and check it out.
Enjoy your day