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New: Connect to Networks with NodeXL - The Official Guide

We’re excited to introduce “Connect to Networks with NodeXL – The Official Guide,” our latest comprehensive manual tailored for NodeXL users. This guide is an essential resource for both new and seasoned users, designed to deepen your understanding and enhance your skills in network analysis.

This manual walks you through NodeXL’s functionalities, offering clear, step-by-step instructions. Beginners will find it a valuable resource for understanding the basics of (social) network and content analysis with NodeXL. For the more experienced, it delves into advanced analytical techniques and customization options to enrich your analysis and data visualization.

Whether you’re delving into academic research, marketing analytics, or social media trends, this guide is your key to unlocking the full potential of NodeXL in your network analysis endeavors.


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The NodeXL Book

Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World (2nd edition)

In July 2019, Morgan Kaufmann has published the second edition of the NodeXL book titled Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL: Insights from a Connected World authored by Derek Hansen, Ben Shneiderman, Itai Himmelboim and Marc Smith.

The book includes 3 parts: Part 1 introduces social media and network analysis, Part 2 is a tutorial introducing core network concepts while walking through the major features of NodeXL, and Part 3 is a collection of case studies written by various network experts analyzing different social media tools (e.g., email, forums, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Wikis).

NodeXL Pro INSIGHTS User Guide

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Download the official NodeXL Pro INSIGHTS User Guide

NodeXL Pro INSIGHTS is a Microsoft Power BI report template that creates interactive and shareable network reports from NodeXL Pro Twitter datasets. A NodeXL Pro INSIGHTS report makes use of many different data visualizations – from simple tables to hashtag clouds, from image grids to scatter plots. Easily pivot around all social media dimensions: Tweets, users, groups, hashtags, media, sentiment, space and time. Click here to view a full sample report online (optimized for web browsers Chrome and Edge).

Download the NodeXL Pro INSIGHTS User Guide via this link.

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