Jason Yormark

Crowdbooster Review: Social Analytics & Optimization

I had signed up for Crowdbooster a few months ago, but never really got around to giving it a close look until the past week or so and I’ve become a fan.  While there are quite a few social media tools out there that provide similar services, Crowdbooster has it’s share of unique features that I could definitely see myself using fairly regularly.

What’s The Same?

You get access to usual stats around followers, tweets, mentions and retweets for Twitter as well as fans, comments, mentions and likes for your Facebook page.  You can switch between both accounts easily, and create charts and tables pivoting off of dates.

image

What’s Different?

Some really cool features that differentiate Crowdbooster include their recommendation engine which I’m finding very useful.  Based on your account activity, Crowdbooster leads with some action items you can choose to take advantage of.  For example, Crowdbooster created a pre-formatted tweet for me to schedule that thanked a few of my followers who re-tweeted one of my tweets.  I found this to be extremely useful saving me the time of having to track this down myself.  This is a tremendous feature that saves me time in engaging with my audience, and makes it much more likely that I will be able to do so more in the future.  In addition, Crowdbooster also was able to comb through my following and identify a group of high influencers based on their Klout score that recommended me connecting with as well.

image

I can also quickly and easily identify my top retweeters, and which tweets I made that resonated the most with my audience.  Collectively, it’s a great tool that saves me time in maximizing my social media usage personally, and best of all, the bulk of Crowdbooster’s service is completely free.  The premium version adds the ability to export reports out.

image

Sadly my Facebook Page has been lacking as I haven’t spent much time with it, so I haven’t been able to get the full benefit of Crowdbooster in that respect but I would imagine this would be a useful tool in that respect as well.  The free account allows you to manage 3 accounts, so that version is really meant more for personal use.

If you’re looking for an easy tool to manage your social media efforts for yourself or a small to medium sized business, Crowdbooster is a great site to consider adding to your social media toolkit.

Jason Yormark
I'm a 20 year veteran of digital marketing & the owner and founder of Socialistics, a social media agency based in Seattle. My spare time is filled with writing, baseball, my boys and everything Seattle has to offer.

10 comments

  1. Jason – thank you for finally trying us out and writing about it. It’s great to hear you taking a liking to our recommendations engine. It is where we see the future going and we hope to continue to keep you engaged through our product. Please let me know if I can ever be helpful.

    – Ricky
    CEO, Crowdbooster

      1. Hi Jason! I’m a Crowdbooster lover and I have to say that I loved your review. In fact, I’ve included it as a recommended readings in my last blog post featuring 20 tools and tips to be more efficient on Twitter.

  2. Many thanks for writing about this. I’m going to check it out. I’m always looking for value added tools. This looks like it might be one of them.

  3. This is really interesting. I’ve been looking for valuable tools to make my postings easier. This looks like it might be a good one and I will check them out. Thank you!
    Patricia

  4. Hi Jason,

    Are there any tools you would recommend that also give feedback/info on @mentions or linkbacks to your website?

    Thanks for your help,

    Denise Bedell
    Managing Editor
    Global Finance magazine

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Newsletter

Categories