Measuring social success, in any capacity, comes from an internal metrics review. This happens through an in depth, raw, look at what’s going on under the hood of your website.

The same is true when measuring the effectiveness of the content you have chosen to share on your internet platforms. There are also some pretty neat tools to measure the success of other people’s content as well. More on that in a bit…

What is content curation?

Beth Kanter sums it up best in her 2011 article, titled: Content Curation Primer. “… Is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. The work involves sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing information.”

This is great insight into how to curate content!

But what about the content you have already created. How do you measure the effectiveness the overall effectiveness of the content you are working so hard to produce? How do you sift and rearrange to make the most out of the actions website visitors are taking.

That’s exactly what I’ll be sharing, here.

First off this requires the set-up of Google analytics. If you’re all set up, great! The following action steps will be quick and painless to implement.

If you need to set up google analytics it’s very easy. Go ahead and do that HERE before moving on.

Here are 3 ways to measure the effectiveness of your current content. -Tweet it

 1. USE “in-page analytics” 

 2. MONITOR “behavior flow

 3. SET UP “goals

 

For those of you looking to create and measure already existing content on the web, check out this article:

My 15 Favorite Content Curation Ideas (with Sources)

Thank you  for the Question! If you have any other Q’s just let me know!