Talkwalker Alerts

Setting up free alerts for mentions of your business, your industry, and your products or services is a definite ‘best practice’. You can set up these email alerts for both web and social media mentions, and doing so is a vital part of reputation management.

For a long time, Google Alerts was *the* tool to use to monitor web mentions. But as many have noted, the quality of Google Alerts has greatly diminished.

So, what’s a business owner to do?

Set up some Talkwalker Alerts instead.

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Creating Talkwalker Alerts

As expected, you’ll need to first create and confirm your new account. From there, you need to enter your search query. Your search query can be a single word or a phrase.

Tip: What I’ve found is you may need to go back and edit your existing alerts by adding “quotes” around a phrase. For example, I want to monitor mentions of “Eli Rose”, but I’m not interested in every mention of the word “rose”.

Then for the rest of the fields…

Result Type: Choose among Everything, News, Blogs and Discussions (I recommend sticking with News and Blogs)

How Often: Choose among As It Happens, Once a Day and Once a Week

How Many: Choose among Only the Best and All Results

Email: Enter whatever email address you most prefer to receive these alerts

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Talkwalker Alerts also accepts the import of a .csv file of other alerts you’ve set up, including Google Alerts.

It only takes a few minutes to set up this free notification service that keeps you in the loop on the content you most care about.

1 Comment

  1. Julie Hong (@J_Hong3)

    Dear Liz,

    Thank you for this great review! I am happy that our solution suits your right, and firmly believe it is vital for all businesses to use such tool for their brand monitoring.

    Have a great day,

    Julie
    @talkwalker

    Reply

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