Category Archive for ‘Trackur News’

The best alternative to Google Alerts RSS feeds is…

Trackur of course! Look, I know you probably expected me to say that, but the truth is, when I first built Trackur in 2007, my goal was to build a better alternative Google Alerts. Those that have been following us from the very beginning will remember that we even had a comparison chart showing how much better Trackur was, compared to Google Alerts. Heck, we were even dubbed “like Google Alerts on steroids!” So, with news that Google Alerts has abandoned RSS alerts–following up reports that Google’s email alerts are unreliable–I thought it a good time to remind folks that

Vote for Cats or Dogs and you’ll be feline pawfect this July!

We don’t always publish infographics, but when we do, we always partner up with the good folks at Avalaunch Media. So, it made purrfect sense to partner with them on a new contest that asks you to vote for you favorite furball–and help two great charities in the process! Simply vote for either the Dog or Cat infographic and the one with the most votes will receive 2/3 of the total donated “kitty” while the loser is still a winner, receiving 1/3 of the donations collected.   In addition, you can donate any amount you wish and help us grow

Trackur launches the world’s first $1,000,000 a month social media monitoring plan

There’s a good reason to be excited today. In fact, there are a million reasons to be excited today. Today Trackur launches the world’s first and only $1,000,000 a month social media monitoring plan. We’ve paid attention to our peers in the social media monitoring space and following their lead, we’re breaking new ground with what we believe is the most premium plan in the history of social media analytics. Now, I know some of you are wondering what does $1,000,000 a month in social media monitoring get you? Well, for starters… Full coverage of mainstream and social media, including

And the Google Chromebook contest winner is…

RT @trackur: Follow @trackur & retweet this tweet & you could win a super svelte, ultra cool, Google Chromebook! — John Shehata (@JShehata) April 4, 2013 Congratulations John! We’ll be in touch to get your mailing details so we can ship out your new laptop. Thanks to everyone that entered our contest. Please keep a watch on our Twitter and Facebook accounts for another contest in the near future.

Say “Bonjour” to Trackur’s language support & country targeting!

Would you please provide a warm bienvenido, willkommen, benvenuto, welcome to foreign language and country targeting support for Trackur. We’re excited to announce that we’ve just pushed live both language and country targeting, which includes: Support for most western latin languages, including French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Turkish and more! Geo-targeting for 16 of the most popular countries including: USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, France, Germany, India, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, Italy, Argentina, South Africa and Ireland. This is the initial roll out and will apply to all new results added to your Trackur dashboard–it won’t be retroactively applied to old results. In the future, we hope to add additional countries, as well as support for Chinese, Arabic, Russian and

New Trackur Twitter contest! Win a Google Chromebook

This contest has now ended. The winner was announced here. It seems far too long since our last Twitter contest, so let’s correct that right away. We’re launching a brand new Twitter contest and we’re making it easier than ever. In fact, there are just two steps! How to Enter: Step 1: Follow us on Twitter: Step 2: Retweet this tweet: Piece of cake, huh? It’s so sexy, Justin Timberlake has declared that Google has indeed brought sexy back! So, what are you waiting for? Rulez Contest is open to anyone over the age of 18. Deadline for entry is

Trackur to revolutionize reputation monitoring with Pager & Fax Machine support [April Fools]

At Trackur, we’re always looking for ways to stay ahead of the competition while bringing our customers the latest and greatest tools and options. Today, I’m excited to announce two major upgrades to our social media monitoring service. Trackur Super Ultimate Pager Plan We’re adding a new tier of service, the Trackur Super Ultimate Pager Plan. With this new service level, we’re issuing customers with the latest in wireless communications: a pager. When you receive your “page” (don’t worry, you’ll get used to this new terminology) you’ll know that there’s a new match to one of your keywords in your

Save an extra 17% on all Trackur plans today only!

Happy St. Patrick’s day! As you know, green is a color that is near and dear to our hearts, and seeing as I have some Irish blood flowing through my veins–I’m 1/8th Irish–I thought I’d pass on a little luck of the Irish to any new customers. Sign up for any new Trackur subscription today and That offer also extends to our annual plans, which are already heavily discounted! Just drop an email to help AT and mention this blog post. Cheers! P.S. Hurry, your luck runs out after today!

Your own white labeled social media monitoring dashboard for less than $450?

How would you like your own version of Trackur? Your colors, your logo, your URL and all the company/client logins you could ever want? It’s not fantasy, it’s our Ultimate plan! With Trackur’s Ultimate plan, customers can fully brand their dashboard and provide unlimited logins to anyone they wish. Fortune 1000 companies can provide each manager or department with their own monitoring account, while PR firms and marketing agencies can provide branded social media monitoring to their clients–all for a low flat rate! You can get quite creative with your branding. Here are a couple of examples:   Customizing the

5 great ways to partner with Trackur!

Trackur has grown a lot over its 5+ years and a lot of great companies have grown with us. To keep those relationships flourishing, we’ve just put the finishing touches on our new partners page–making it easier for you to see the different ways you can partner with our awesome social media monitoring tools! If you have any questions or would like more information, please leave a comment or drop us a line!