"Katie Paine not only gets it and teaches it, she helps companies implement it and profit from it. This book is filled with impressively sound judgment, tremendously powerful guidance, and practical how–to advice."—Jim SterneChairman, Web Analytics Association, and author of Social Media Metrics
"Katie Paine understands social media and social PR in away that few others out there do. Over the years, she has consistently called for rational and reasonable metrics for success in public relations, and she continues that call in our new age of social communication. Measure What Matters will teach you just about everything you need to know about managing online relationships."—Eric T. Peterson author of Web Analytics Demystified
"Katie Paine has elevated measurement from merescience to high art and, in the process, given us a powerful newset of tools to refute the tired claim that customer relationships can′t be quantified. Marketers should devour this book. It will help them persuade skeptical executives of the need to adapt to the new world of empowered customers."—Paul Gillinauthor of Social Marketing to the Business Customer
Part 1 Not Your Father′s Ruler.
Chapter 1 You Can Now Measure Everything, but You Won′t Survive Without the Metrics that Matter to Your Business.
Chapter 2 How to Get Started.
Chapter 3 Seven Steps to the Perfect Measurement Program: How to Prove Your Results and Use Your Results to Improve.
Chapter 4 Yes, You Can Afford to Measure: Choosing the Right Measurement Tool for the Job.
Part 2 How to Measure What People Are Saying About You Online and Off.
Chapter 5 How to Measure Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising in a Social Media World.
Chapter 6 How to Use Numbers to Get Closer to Your Customers.
Chapter 7 Measuring the Impact of Events, Sponsorships, and Speaking Engagements.
Chapter 8 How to Measure Influencers and Thought Leadership.
Chapter 9 Measuring Relationships with Your Local Community.
Chapter 10 Measuring What Your Employees Think.
Chapter 11 Threats to Your Reputation: How to Measure Crises.
Chapter 12 Measuring Relationships with Salespeople, Channel Partners, and Franchisees.
Chapter 13 Measurement for Nonprofits.
Chapter 14 Measure What Matters in Higher Education: How to Get an A in Measurement.
Epilogue: Whither Measurement?
Appendix 1: The Grunig Relationship Survey.
Appendix 2: Measurement Resources.