Creating a Social Media Dashboard

May 15, 2010 5 Comments by Michael

If you feel like your brain is slowly melting from a laborious daily social media routine, you’re likely suffering from information overload. The remedy? Create a “social media dashboard” – a single place where you can track everything that’s happening with your social media efforts across different sites and platforms.

Social Media Dashboard Tutorial: Pt. I
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A social media dashboard utilizes RSS feeds to aggregate information from various sources and can be setup in any RSS reader. In these tutorial videos, I use Yahoo!’s RSS reader (my personal favorite) as included in all free My Yahoo! accounts.

The tutorial is split up into two sections. Part I gives a general overview of what a social media dashboard is and how to install RSS feeds for Twitter keywords. Part II explores Google Blog Search (a great tool that alerts you when bloggers mention your name/brand/any keyword you want to track) and how to pull RSS feeds from news websites and blogs.

Social Media Dashboard Tutorial: Pt. II

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About the author

Michael is a social marketing enthusiast and owner of CoZiggy.com, co-founder at Unibridge Projects and caretaker of his mischievous dog Jimmy (pictured).

5 Responses to “Creating a Social Media Dashboard”

  1. James says:

    Awesome very helpful thanks!

  2. Shanon Ybarbo says:

    howdy there, i just discovered your site listed on yahoo, and i must say that you express pretty good on your site. i am actually struck by the way that you write, and the subject is great. anyhow, i would also love to know whether you would like to exchange links with my web portal? i will be certainly more than happy to reciprocate and enter your link on in the link exchange area. looking for your reply, i give my sincere thanks and have a great day!

  3. Michael says:

    Email me at [email protected] for link exchanges/advertising opportunities

  4. Arjun Vasudeva says:

    Interesting site you’ve got here, might have to subscribe to the RSS!

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