Media Metrics Roundup for March 1, 2017

    by Jason Alcorn
    March 1, 2017

    How to Track Your Instagram Followers Over Time with Google Sheets Scripts

    (Nick Boyce / Medium)
    Set this up in two minutes.

    CNN’s Platform Publishing Unit Great Big Story Has a Six-Person Cartoon Team

    (Sahil Patel / Digiday)
    Animation keeps viewers’ attention longer, Great Big Story’s data show.

    Many News Orgs Are Still All-in on Platforms, Says New Tow Report

    (Ricardo Bilton / NiemanLab)
    Some trends: Instagram is a winner, and metro publishers are missing-in-action.


    How to Leverage the Brand-Building Power of Private Facebook Groups

    (Sujan Patel / Inc.)
    Stay connected as your organic reach on Facebook continues to decline.

    3 Easy Growth Tactics That Literally Every Business Should Do Today

    (Alex Turnbull / Groove)
    Yeah the headline is spammy. Don’t skip on the advice, though.

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    Jason Alcorn (@jasonalcorn) is the Metrics Editor for MediaShift. In addition to his work with MediaShift, he works as a consultant with non-profits and newsrooms.

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