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New: Shared Libraries for Dashboards


Only Netvibes dashboards allow you to custom-pick the sources you want to listen to, using your Personal Corpus. Today we are pleased to take source-curation a step further with the launch of Shared Libraries, now available for all Netvibes dashboards. Libraries are customized lists of sources that are searchable, shareable and Potion-ready to help you track and analyze precisely what matters to your business.

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All Netvibes Premium users can create their own custom Libraries; simply select the sources you want to include in your Library. These Libraries can then be shared with and used by all Netvibes users–including Basic and VIP users. (Compare all features here). Shared Libraries retain the same sources included in the original publisher’s Library. That means when you share a Library, all of your Library-subscribers will see the same list of articles. For example, if your Premium dashboard has 12 months of AutoSave articles and you create a Library, then all of the AutoSave articles will appear in your Shared Library.

Libraries can contain an unlimited number of sources and articles and are continuously updated. PR agencies can create separate Libraries to track different types of media, such as: “Tier-1 Business Press,” “Trade Press,” “Developer blogs,” etc. Professional users may want to share Libraries with colleagues and peers as way of spreading knowledge and establishing thought leadership–for example: “Top IoT blogs” or “Big Data publications.”

Advantages of Netvibes Shared Libraries:
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New Netvibes Potion Ingredients: Reddit and Pinterest


Netvibes Potions make it easy to automate actions from your dashboard. Enterprises can automate analytics and business logic (e.g., If monthly website traffic drops below 1M, then text the administrator and email the IT team). Agencies can automate reporting (e.g., Every Friday, email a campaign report to the client), and consumers can control their smart devices (e.g., On weekdays, set my Nest Thermostat to 65ºF).

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We are continually adding new Potion Ingredients to Netvibes, and today we are pleased to announce support for two new Ingredients: Reddit and Pinterest. Dust off your cauldrons because we’re about to brew some magic potions.
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Subscribe to any website using Netvibes + Feedity


As you may know, you can follow and read articles from any website using your Netvibes dashboard. Simply add the site’s RSS feed. For websites that do not offer RSS, you can use a service like Kimono Labs or Feedity to create your own RSS feed. On Monday, February 29, Kimono Labs is shutting down its service, but you can continue to use Feedity with Netvibes. Here’s how it works.

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If you are currently using Kimono Labs to import articles to Netvibes, please be aware that your feeds will stop working on February 29, 2016. (More details on Kimonolabs.com). You will need to use an alternative service, like Feedity, to continue following non-RSS websites on your dashboard.

 

How to use Feedity with Netvibes

Feedity is easy to use and allows you to turn any website into an RSS feed that you can read through Netvibes.

1. Sign up for an account on Feedity.com.
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Webinar: Discover Netvibes Decision-Making Dashboards


Want to learn more about Netvibes dashboards and all of our Premium features, including Potions and MisoData analytics? Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 2. Register here.

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Netvibes dashboards are the best way to aggregate, analyze and act on all the data that matters to your business. See everything that’s happening, 24/7. Analyze your brand and competitors, measure campaign results, collaborate with your team and share insights automatically.

Join our upcoming webinar to see Netvibes in action.

Webinar: “Discover Netvibes Decision-Making Dashboards”

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Time: 2:00pm GMT / 3:00pm CET / 9:00am EST (Webinar recording will be available afterward)

Register for free: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4220634085359736065

What you will learn from this webinar:

  • Learn how real brands and agencies are using Netvibes Decision-Making Dashboards to analyze news, visualize social ROI and research trends to drive breakthrough media opportunities.
  • Gain real-time, actionable insights to achieve outsized results in an increasingly competitive media landscape.
  • Discover Netvibes’ award-winning Potions and how easy it is to program the dashboard to act for you, automatically, in response to the data triggers you set.
  • Automate client reports, social media publishing, and instant crisis alerts from the Netvibes dashboard.

To attend the webinar or to receive the recording afterward, please register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4220634085359736065

Questions? Contact us.

Webinar: How To Integrate Web and Social Data into your Market Research Strategy

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On February 25, Netvibes will host a free webinar in partnership with GreenBook. We invite you to join us to learn how real Netvibes customers use social analytics as part of their market research strategy.

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There is a wealth of social data and other information online being shared by your customers, competitors and industry thought leaders. On Twitter alone, 6000 new tweets are posted every second, totaling around 500 million tweets per day. As the deluge of data continues to multiply, how can you effectively capture and analyze this information as part of your overall market research strategy?

Join us for a free webinar, hosted by Netvibes in partnership with GreenBook, in which we will explore how to use diverse sources of web and social data to better understand your customers, market trends and competitors, as well as your own brand and products. Working with a live Netvibes dashboard and a real-world business case, we will demonstrate how a well-known luxury automotive manufacturer uses Netvibes analytic dashboards to:

  • Aggregate and analyze data from diverse online sources, including news, social media, blogs, forums and industry research, to identify important automotive trends
  • Understand real customer needs and wants by analyzing what they are saying about specific car features and attributes, new models, brands and competitors in real time
  • Compare and contrast social data with insights from other market research tools and processes, including focus groups, surveys and customer service data
  • Design innovative new car features, inspired by a variety of sources, and identify potential product issues more quickly
  • Gain competitive advantage over other automotive companies

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 1:00pm EST / 10:00am PST

To attend the webinar or to receive the recording afterward, please register here: https://secure.confertel.net/tsRegisterD.asp?program=GreenbookFeb25

 

Boost Your Website Traffic with Netvibes’ Free “Top 3” App


Looking for new ways to drive clicks to your website? The Netvibes “Top 3” App automatically calculates your site’s Top 3 most-popular articles read via Netvibes and displays the links in an attractive, free app embedded right on your website.

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Free to use and easy to install, the Top 3 App is a simple way to showcase more of your website’s content for visitors in order to drive more clicks to your pages and increase readership. Netvibes media partners report that the Top 3 app drives up to 2% of their total website traffic and has more than doubled the number of pages-viewed-per-visitor.

“At Journal du Geek, we found that readers who click on stories through the Netvibes Top 3 app are reading twice as many pages as other site visitors. As a result, Netvibes is driving increased page views and increased advertising revenue for us–just by using a free app.”

– Gregori Pujol, Partner at Just Digital Group Media

“Since we embedded the Netvibes Top 3 app on Potins.net and Gameblog, our analytics show that the Netvibes app is now driving 1.5 – 2% of our total website traffic.”

– Cedric Rouanet, CEO of E-Borealis

 

Want to try the free Netvibes Top 3 App for yourself? Follow the simple instructions below:

First of all, make sure that your website’s feed URL has already been added to at least one Netvibes dashboard – though the more dashboards, the better the results. Then grab your feed URL and paste it in the form below. After clicking on the “Get app’s code” button, copy the generated app code and paste it into your website (please refer to your website’s documentation to know where you can paste it).

Ta-daa! You now have a Top 3 app on your website that will automatically be updated whenever your top read articles on Netvibes change.

Quick reminder: You can similarly embed any UWA app into your website. To do so, spot the UWA app you want to embed in the Ecosystem catalog and click on Share / Blog export. You’ll land on a page like this one where you can copy the code to paste on your website.

Which Brands Won #SB50? Final Stats from Netvibes’ Super Bowl Dashboard


Sunday night’s Super Bowl 50 attracted 111.9 million viewers, making it the third most-watched TV event in history. Millions of fans took to social media to share their thoughts on the teams, players, and Brand commercials appearing on screen during the big game. Who were the winners on Social Media? To find out, Netvibes analyzed the online conversation taking place on our Super Bowl 50 dashboard.

Netvibes Super Bowl DashboardTeams: Panthers before the Game, then Broncos

Leading up to the game, the Panthers were widely favored to win, and their popularity showed on social media. For the period Feb. 3 – 7, the Panthers took the majority of Twitter mentions, with 53.18% for the Panthers vs. 46.82% Broncos. However, for the period of time during and after the game, the winning Broncos took the lead on Twitter, with 50.8% of mentions during Feb. 7 – 8 (versus 49.2% for the Panthers).

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Quarterbacks: First Newton, then Manning

Just as the Broncos took the lead on Twitter after winning, a similar trend was seen with the teams’ quarterbacks. From Feb. 6 – 7, leading up to and during the game, the Panthers’ Cam Newton was the more-popular player on social media. But as the game ended around 7:00pm PST, winning quarterback Peyton Manning briefly spiked on Twitter.

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Cars: Audi

Among car brands advertising at the Super Bowl, Audi dominated the conversation overall and also saw the biggest spike during the game. Toward the end of the game, around 6:00-7:00pm PST, Mini Cooper enjoyed a large spike in mentions and briefly became the most-talked-about car brand due to its #DefyLabels TV commercial.

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Beer: Bud Light during the game, Budweiser after the game

Budweiser is known for creating memorable Super Bowl commercials, often involving puppies and Clydesdales. In 2016, Budweiser again took top beer mentions on Twitter, but curiously, most of Budweiser’s spike occurred as the game ended (around 7:00-8:00pm PST). During the game itself, Bud Light was the most frequently mentioned beer on Twitter with similar, smaller spikes seen for Budweiser, Shock Top and Michelob.

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Why was Budweiser suddenly so popular after the game? During post-game interviews, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning unexpectedly name-dropped Budweiser several times, saying “I’m going to drink a lot of Budweiser tonight.” Manning’s comments, reportedly worth $13.9M in advertising dollars and unpaid by Budweiser, drove the large increase in Budweiser tweets Sunday night and into Monday.

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Websites: Apartments.com

With its #MovinOnUp commercial starring Jeff Goldblum and Lil Wayne, Apartments.com scored more Twitter mentions during the Super Bowl than other Internet companies, including goliath Amazon (which otherwise dominated social media all week).

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Sodas: Pepsi and Mountain Dew

Propelled by its sponsorship of the Pepsi Halftime Show, Pepsi took top mentions on Twitter during the game.

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However, Mountain Dew was close behind with its much-talked-about #PuppyMonkeyBaby commercial. What did people think of the odd mythical hybrid creature? When Mountain Dew’s spot first hit the Internet last week, the online sentiment was trending negative. On February 4, the tweet ratio was 17% negative versus 7% positive. However, once the commercial actually aired during the game on February 7, public sentiment turned overwhelmingly positive: 13.07% positive versus 5.21% negative.

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Curious about other social media stats from the Super Bowl? Head over to our SB50 dashboard to explore the data for yourself, or contact us for a free demo of Netvibes’ award-winning dashboards.

Super Bowl 50: Check out the buzz on Netvibes’ Live Dashboard


This Sunday, American football teams the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers will meet on the field to determine the winner of Super Bowl 50. Before the first kickoff, the battle is already raging online in the media and across social networks. Who will come out on top in the battle of mentions? Watch it all unfold on Netvibes’ live dashboard for Super Bowl 50!

Netvibes Super Bowl DashboardThe Netvibes dashboard will track and analyze the online conversation though Game Day to uncover important data insights around the teams, players and coaches, as well as the big Brands airing Super Bowl TV commercials. Explore the dashboard to discover daily and hourly trends, such as:

  • Who is more popular: the Broncos or the Panthers?
  • What is the sentiment around the Super Bowl? Positive, Negative or Neutral
  • Which Quarterback is mentioned most on Twitter?
  • Which car company saw the biggest spike in mentions during the commercial break?

Excited for the commercials? You can even watch some of the ads right from the dashboard.

On Monday after the game, we will post the most interesting data insights here on the Netvibes blog. In the meantime, check out the free dashboard to see all the live stats: http://superbowl50.netvibesbusiness.com

If you’re interested in using Netvibes dashboards to track your own big event, click here to start your free trial or contact us for a demo.

Netvibes Wins People’s Choice Award for Best IoT Technical Innovation


The 5th annual Internet of Things Awards celebrate excellence and leadership in the fast-growing field of IoT. The 2015/16 winners were just announced, and Netvibes is honored to be the People’s Choice winner for “Best IoT Technical Innovation.”

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Netvibes’ Dashboard of Things revolutionizes IoT by making it simple for anyone to program automatic interactions between devices, apps and data from the Netvibes dashboard. Take control of your Internet of Things by creating your own “Potion” with the Trigger(s) and Action(s) you want to take place: e.g., If A or B happen, then do X; Otherwise, do Y and Z.  Netvibes makes the magic happen, automatically, to obey your every command. Consumers can automate their homes and devices (e.g., Turn on the lights at sunset), while enterprises can automate their business logic (e.g., If the website goes down, text the administrator and automatically begin the reboot process through SSH). Learn more about Potions on our FAQ page or contact us for a free demo.

The 2015/16 IoT Awards winners were selected by a panel of judges and by the general public in a popular vote. IoT companies and products were honored across 21 different categories. For the category of Best IoT Technical Innovation, Netvibes’ Dashboard of Things was the top public vote-getter to win the accolade of People’s Choice.

Thanks to everyone for voting, and congratulations to all the winners!

Netvibes Potions at CES 2016


Last week we were at CES, the massive annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Alongside new technology like drones, wearables and 3D printers, the Netvibes team was onsite to demo our Potions and the Dashboard of Things. Here are a few photos from the show:

Dancing robots and magic Potions, as seen from the Netvibes booth at CES 2016

Dancing robots and magic Potions, as seen from the Netvibes booth at CES 2016

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