Comprehensive social media (brand) monitoring & performance optimization can be a daunting task. Tools and technology change like the wind — and new players come and go so quickly. To be effective, smart marketers should have a wide array of tools at their disposal — tools that are not always exclusive to ‘social media’ tools per se.
For example, SlideShare is a hidden marketing jewel. Not only is it a wonderful social content sharing platform where savvy marketers can syndicate branded content, but it provides lots of free social statistics to justify your time & effort. Here’s a link to a recent blog post, 8 Simple Reasons to Promote Your Brand On SlideShare, that explains some of the marketing benefits of using SlideShare.