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Facebook Groups Analytics tool

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Analyzing the Facebook group is really a challenge. I recently came across a wonderful tool grytics.com . I tried using that in one of my group and insights are really great !


Some of the screenshots of this tool are given below:
















How grytics.com calculates influencers:Influencers are group members whose posts are the most liked and commented by others. The Influence ratio is based on the number of likes + 2*number of comments.


METRICS & KPIS Here you will find the definitions of the various statistics Grytics is providing to analyse your social media groups.
Would you like to try this tool?

Python Tutorial : If Else condition

Here is the syntax for if else condition in Python:

pencils = 80
students = 20
distribution=pencils/students
if distribution>=4 :   print("OK")
else:    print("NOT OK")

This code checks whether every student get minimum 4 pencils or not. If yes, then print "OK" or print "NOT OK".


Python Tutorial : Double condition in IF

If you have a double conditions scenario in python, you can use the below code. Make sure you press TAB button after : otherwise you might get "Indent Block" error.

today = "Monday"
if today =="Monday" or today == "Wednesday" :    print ("Swimming classes")

Python Tutorial : Make HTML

You can use HTML tags in python to style your text.

dish = "pasta"
print("<b>" + dish + "</b>")
print("<h1>" + dish + "</h1>")

Python Tutorial : Concatenate and Print

Here is the tutorial for using print command and how we can concatenate the string with variables.

favorite_vegetable = "asparagus"
favorite_entree = "noodles"

print("My favorites are " + favorite_vegetable + " and " + favorite_entree)

Writing R Functions

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R has a very easy way to make functions. In this post, we will learn some simple R functions.


Graphics in R

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To do basic graphics in R, I would suggest to download ggplot2 package.

In this post, we will learn how to dowload package and create histograms, scatterplot, boxplots.








Reading file in R

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The best way to read data from a csv file is using read.table.

Here in this example, I have shown how to read the online csv file and later show the top and bottom rows of data.




Data Frames in R

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Data Frames in R




NA and NULL in R

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NA and NULL values are something you will always find in every statistical project.

NA is when any value is missing whereas NULL is absence of anything.







Functions in R

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Functions in any language are very powerful. Here we have run some of the functions in Rstudio.


Advanced vectors in R

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Some more advanced operations on vectors in R are given below:




Vectors in R

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A vector is a collection of elements of same type. Example : a(1,4,3,2,5,1) , b("Python", "R", "java", "excel") are vectors.

The advantage of vectors are that operations are applied to all elements of vector automatically.


Data Types in R

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There are many data types in R that store various kinds of data. the 4 main types are given below:

NumericCharacterDate(POSIXct)Logical







Variables Assignment in R

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Variables are an integral part of any programming language. in R, we have a lot of flexibility in terms of variables.

Below in R studio, I have shown in a simplest manner how to use variables in R.



Basic R functions

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To start running the basic R functions, you should have R downloaded and installed.
I am using R studio which can be downloaded from http://www.rstudio.com/.


In the next post, we will cover Variables assignment.

Top Curation and Aggregation Services

I have listed Top Curation and Aggregation Services in this post. I would strongly reocmmend you to use atleast 1-2 of these services. AlltopBufferFeedlyFlipboardFuturityScholar.google.comBlog.linkedin.com/topic/influencers/RedditTEDStumbleUponSmartBriefNational Public Radio

How to optimize your social profiles

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In today's competitive market, we can make our profiles more sellable by optimizing our social handles.



Below are some quick tips:


Pick a neutral screen name - Like @GunjanAggarwal. Dont pick the screen name which is too lengthy or specialised like @GunjanAnalyst
Have a common profile picture in all your social media accounts
Have a Tag Line 
Get a vanity URL - Instead of having numbers in URL like https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=18786378 , pick www.linkedin.com/in/gunjanaggarwal
Have professional pages like Facebook Page