The Publisher Funnel

What’s the social calculus of comments? (And why should you care?)

We recently had the opportunity to present at the DataWeek Disqus Summit. Here’s a recap of our presentation, led by awe.sm’s Fred McIntyre and Disqus’ Ro Gupta. The term “social media analytics” is thrown around frequently, but publishers and marketers … Continue reading

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Free webinar: “‘ROI’ isn’t a four-letter word”

This week, awe.sm launches a series of webinars for social media marketers. Our first will explore the very concept of measuring social’s “ROI”. Why is this important?… There’s no shortage of suspicion or outright animosity between social media marketers and … Continue reading

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Track Disqus events as awe.sm conversions

awe.sm’s core speciality is tracking the ROI of each social post. Fundamentally, we do this by attributing goal conversions on your site back to the specific posts that caused them. So far, so good, but what’s a good goal to … Continue reading

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Now everyone can be awe.sm!

Today marks a huge milestone for awe.sm as we release our first product built for marketers. Our platform’s powerful social ROI measurement capabilities are now available to anyone, with no engineering work required. What’s New Historically, awe.sm has focused on … Continue reading

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Introducing awe.sm’s integration with Gumroad

One of awe.sm’s most powerful features is the ability to track your social sharing through to conversions on your site or in your app. Now, it’s time for your Neo “Whoa” moment: Social ROI! This is particularly useful if you’re tracking how social … Continue reading

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It’s an awesome time to be awe.sm

This morning, we’ve announced that I’ve joined the team as awe.sm’s new chief executive officer. I’m sharing this post to give an idea of why I’m so excited about where the market is headed and why I think that the … Continue reading

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How’m I doing? Easy ways to see if your social efforts are working

With awe.sm’s Reports, it’s easy to understand your own contributions to a marketing effort’s social performance. If you’re part of a large team with many projects, this is a great way to drill down to view your specific data. In … Continue reading

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What are you learning at lunch?

For the past two years, every Thursday, we’ve had a Show & Tell lunch where a speaker presents a topic to the rest of the team.  It started as a way to get to know each other, and it’s evolved … Continue reading

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Medium Data: things to try before abandoning SQL

Disclaimer: the following blog post is deeply imperfect. It’s not totally comprehensive, and it doesn’t justify every claim I make with quantitative data. It’s full of anecdotal evidence and subjectivity. But I’ve concluded that by the time I found the … Continue reading

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Backups, EBS, and awe.sm

Following up on our post AWS: The Good the Bad and the Ugly we wanted to answer the most commonly asked question: “If you don’t use EBS, how do you handle backups?” The short answer is: “We use EBS.” To … Continue reading

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