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11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

Almost Savvy

To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I do aggressively unfollow if your use of Twitter is not aligned with my own style. And, I appreciate that you’re guaranteeing that I’ll make tons of money on Twitter; I’m still not interested.

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). It is all public and searchable by anyone, not limited to those who follow you or only those who use Twitter. Your Twitter Profile – Be you, the real you. Customize your Twitter background.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page by Tamar Weinberg on December 1, 2009 Share This is a guest post by Jesse Stay , founder and CEO of SocialToo.com and all around great Facebook Fan Page coder.

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening. One can only hope this is a sign that Twitter will be managing this problem more aggressively, possibly eliminating the need for tools such as TrueTwit. Many Twitter users view this, in and of itself, to be spam.

How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc. And throughout December we’ve gotten top 2009 searches lists from Google , Yahoo , Bing and Ask. Which Twitter profiles built up the most followers and engagement?

2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses February 23, 2009 by Taylor Marek With 2009 comes another year, and with a new year comes taxes. Time for all business owners to pull out their books and tally up everything. But before you send it into the Fed, here is a tip. Have you checked all your expenses? If you haven’t already, sit down with your accountant to see if there are any hidden expenses that could be reported. Mileage?

Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

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31 Responses to “Back it Up – Own Your LinkedIn Information&# Simon Hamer says: April 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm Nice piece of advice. Simon Hamer Reply Matthew Stack says: April 12, 2009 at 6:18 pm Hi Irene, Thanks for sending out the information on how to ?back-up? Reply Napoleon B says: April 14, 2009 at 11:46 am Irene, Good info as usual. when meeting?with its author.

Agency Leads Must Absolutely Use Twitter

Spin Sucks

We try it all first and take our learnings and apply them to that of our clients. A few weeks ago, a client asked if we should try Twitter Lead Generation Cards  for their business. Just Follow on Twitter? You see the author, a lead at a very well-known firm, thinks those of us who run agencies should only follow people on Twitter—not engage, respond, or even tweet. She agreed.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles. love Twitter lists. treat Twitter like TV and radio stations. Media Twittermillion.

All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

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Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place Written on September 16, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 17 Comments - Leave a comment! Seth Godin is a fantastic source of  constant information and wisdom.

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Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking on March 1, 2009 | 40 responses After spending much time deeply immersed in the high-tech, heavily wired world of virtual networking, it can become easy to overlook some of the “old school&# networking tools. In addition to my own site URL and email address, I include URLs to find me on LinkedIn and Twitter. Who Influences You?

Google News Optimization Tips

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google News Optimization Tips by Adam Sherk on September 3, 2009 This week Google put out a video to give publishers more information on how Google News works and how best to optimize for it. Duplication and Novelty Detection – More credit is given to original sources of content. Using XML news sitemaps is encouraged.

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A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk A Look at Muck Rack’s Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later by Adam Sherk on October 20, 2009 I’m definitely a fan of Muck Rack – it offers an easy way to track major media journalists on Twitter and pick up on trending topics. Of those 51 releases, 28 included a bit.ly URL, so I tried using bit.ly

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. That is until recently. That someone was me.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday!

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Nametags are awkwardly enormous as they include name, company, website and Twitter @username. When demo-ing new apps, all problems are explained away by “Twitter must be running slow.&# Morning session: Everyone collectively drinking from the buzzword Kool-Aid; every other word is real-time, stream, paradigm, Twitter. more traditional, corporate bent. What have I missed?

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

If you do enjoy this article, I please ask that you share it on Twitter (link below or top left), Facebook, Delicious or even just email it to a friend. If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" Reply Glen says: December 21, 2009 at 2:39 pm Hey Diggy, thanks I appreciate. Home What the F ?

Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28 February 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek Haha, my mind has been wandering all day. in reply to gavinseim # @ smosh like the new site, can’t wait till all the bugs are worked out in reply to smosh # Now to make a twitter category for gmail, then I can see more clearly. twitter is filling up my inbox # Finally got a group going on tweetdeck! I’m happy! # @ cstricklin np! Gratz!!! 150) I was bought by Mashable!

Twitter Direct Messages – Best (and Worst) Practices

Kikolani

When I started out on Twitter over a year ago ( @kikolani ), one of the first things I noticed was my Direct Message box. tried this for a bit to my Facebook page, and did get a lot of new friends on Facebook, specifically citing they came from my Twitter greeting. Do you send personalized or automatic welcome / Direct Messages on Twitter to new followers? Thanks for Following.

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Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28 February 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek Want a video that you will die laughing @? Take note. :) Filed Under: Blog , General , Twitter Archives Tagged: Comments are closed. link] @ JenChicago knows that for a fact # @ JenChicago Gotta love this song! ? Listen to my station on Blip.fm! link] # Taylor is having an AWESOME WEEKEND!!! link] # Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World.

9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | Subcribe via RSS 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On December 21st, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share There are a variety of ways that you can build a strong following on Twitter, and one of those ways that is to take advantage of a few key Twitter directories that have established themselves quite well. Here’s my top 9 Twitter Directories to make sure you are listed on: 1.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends by Adam Sherk on October 1, 2009 This week Google started embedding a Hot Trends graph at the bottom of search results pages for queries that fall within their top 100 fastest-rising search terms, as seen in this example screenshot: While checking out search trends is interesting for users, it can also be valuable to publishers. Marquerite Buley January 25, 2010 at 6:40 pm I just started using Twitter not too long ago, since then I’ve begun to love it.

How to Use Twitter for a Product Launch

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Nathan Hangen @nhangen How to Use Twitter for a Product Launch 13 We’re in a new age now. As social media networks, particularly Twitter, become adopted by the mainstream media and corporate marketing firms, we’re seeing an evolution in the way that products are launched. In this case, we’ll be talking Twitter, but it also works for Twitter, Facebook, Email Marketing, and video.

Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

Taylor Marek

June 24, 2009 by Taylor Marek There is a fine line between having an Entrepreneur mindset and an Employee mindset, lets see if you notice the difference: Entrepreneurs are willing to risk it all, employees prefer to play it safe and stay off the radar. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you? Entrepreneurs can’t adjust to what society dictates, employees flow right along with the mainstream. Entrepreneurs make the rules, employees follow rules.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

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Social networks  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Ford Drives U   Social networks  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Scott Monty   Organization & staffing  Automotive  United States  Peter Kim   Ford   Twitter account   Microblogging / Microsharing  Automotive  United States  social brand index- twitter   Ford   FordDriveOne   Microblogging / Microsharing  Automotive  United States  Social Brand Index- Twitter   Ford   Where are the Joneses? Adenin Twitter   Microblogging / Microsharing  High Tech  United States  Meryl K.

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The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on November 18, 2009 UPDATE: There is a a newer post on this topic here: The Most Popular NFL Teams on Twitter and Facebook: 2010 Season The role of social media in professional sports is getting a lot of attention these days, unfortunately mostly in the form of teams and leagues trying to clamp down on it or players making mistakes with it. Twitter should consider extending its “verified accounts&# to team sites as well.

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A Brief History Of Social Media

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Home Consulting About Contact Subscribe Social Media Rockstar Social Media Blog – ::Social Media Rockstar:: A Brief History Of Social Media by Brett Borders on June 2, 2009 S ocial media isn’t really “new.&# Many people stayed logged into IRC constantly… using it to share links, files and keep in touch with their global network – they same way Twitter is used today. Twitter is a form of communication that people needed, even though they didn’t ask for it. Click here to share this post on Twitter! What’s around the corner?

Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. Twitter as a tool to communicate during conferences. This was particularly prevalent during the South by Southwest conference several months ago, which helped fuel Twitter’s growth.

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you take a look at any one of their four accounts , you’ll notice one thing: they’re not using Twitter to converse but to broadcast. Apple’s approach toward using Twitter is likely motivated by a desire to connect with their customers. Reply Tamar Weinberg October 22, 2009 at 11:10 am Yup Glen – some companies will be happy to broadcast. Empower them.

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Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

The influencers on Twitter tend to be those with the highest (natural) and most targeted follow count (maybe sad, but it’s true) and the influencers on Digg and Reddit are not the content creators, but the people submitting the content. Use Twitter? If the influencers use Twitter or have active Facebook fan pages, I want you to become a fan and register an account on Twitter.

Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. joined Twitter on June 30 2007 and after a few bumps in the road, I was addicted and even wrote a set of top twitter tips. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. That is until recently. That someone was me.

When did I first find value in Twitter?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me When did I first find value in Twitter? June 28, 2009 by Taylor Marek I first found value in Twitter when I was at New Media Expo 2008. Leesa Barnes says: June 29, 2009 at 2:44 pm You're so right! Eggs, bacon (which I ate at the time), yogurt, fruit, orange juice, man it was soooooooo good. I'm equally glad to see that my love of food is the reason you started to use Twitter more regularly. Take a listen to find out more!

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tagged as: experience , knowledge , learning , Search Engine Optimization , seo , social media marketing { 5 trackbacks } Daily Digest for December 16th | My Blog December 17, 2009 at 2:02 am SEO vs. Social Media: Which is Better? Reply Tamar Weinberg December 15, 2009 at 11:32 am Kevin, very good point, and one that’s not to be ignored — for the most part. And you should.

Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources

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blog archives about Services Contact Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources February 2nd, 2009 by Robin Broitman Trying to get a handle on how to measure the effectiveness of your social media programs?  How to Track Twitter Clicks and Get Conversion Data From Twitip: Advice from new media strategist Hendry Lee on tracking traffic from Twitter.

Moments and The Power of Not Laughing

Almost Savvy

Twitter, at that time (about two years ago), was a much more intimate place. He seemed like a friendly person who had a passion for using social media to connect with others. I was relatively new to Twitter at the time and decided to take a chance. Reply Irene Koehler says: November 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm You are so right, Cath. says: November 25, 2009 at 9:54 pm Hey Irene!

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Gary Hayes Social Media Count

Laurel Papworth

Here’s a counter that displays growth of Twitter, money spent on Facebook gifts, number of SMS’s sent worldwide second by second. Technorati Tags: counter , Facebook , Gary Hayes , numbers , Online Communities , social media , social networks , statistics , Twitter , youtube. Tags: Online Communities social media social networks statistics counter Facebook Gary Hayes numbers Twitter youtube Social Media statistics: Ever wondered how many people are blogging, uploading videos, tweeting right at this very minute ? Social Network activity measured in real time.

5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 5 Thoughts from a Veteran Podcaster December 1, 2009 by Taylor Marek With the last month of 2009 upon us, and after floating around numerous expos and events, I thought I would share some thoughts about our industry as a whole. 1. Our Industry is Maturing Yes, I know this is kind of the obvious one, but it needs to be stated. Remember when Podcast Pickle hit Time Magazine in 2006? We were making headway then. Now the door is wide open. Am I missing anything?

Virtual Personal Space | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Reply Cath says: April 25, 2009 at 11:35 pm I think that its the motive for networking that determines the terminology. Reply Audrey Chernoff says: May 3, 2009 at 11:15 am I was only called honey online once and for some reason, it made me smile. When we come out of the gate promoting our products and services, people are turned off and?tune tune us out. Is there risk in this?

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Definitive Guide to Becoming Likeable Online

Viper Chill

Baker came onto my radar via Twitter and I’m pretty sure the first thing he messaged me was a sarcastic insult regarding something I had written. With the rise of Twitter, people are moving over to tweeting about articles rather than writing about them on their blog. Reply Glen says: October 21, 2009 at 10:25 am Cheers Oscar! Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

I'm Engaged! (4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends)

Almost Savvy

As with other networking platforms, I use Twitter primarily for business purposes. Much about connecting on Twitter is serendipitous, if we are open to it. Here are just four of my favorite Twitter stories of how I “accidentally&# connected with someone new, all with a happy ending and a bright future. Tony Uphoff) Are you “listening&# to conversations on Twitter?

Twitter Updates for 2009-03-02

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-02 March 2, 2009 by Taylor Marek Taylor is having a blast! Take note. :) Filed Under: Blog , General , Twitter Archives Tagged: Comments are closed. literally! link] # Taylor is at lazertag waiting for the fun to begin!! link] # Now off to LAZERTAG! I’ll be back later # @ ThePodgineer yup, I’m working out the bugs in reply to ThePodgineer # Off to dinner! Love this tweet! Wanna take a peek? Woooo!

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter @ spicedawg56 It is! Search Summize.com for as much data as you can find in Twitter on your product, your competitors, your space. Check out Twitter as a way to show a company’s personality. Yet remember email is a social network. This way, you’re not randomly choosing tactics without first having a goal in mind. Learn which bloggers might care about your customer.

#102: Trim Expenses, Daily Time Management, and Can you hear me?

Taylor Marek

September 9, 2009 by Taylor Marek Limited Time offer! Save 20% NOW on BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2009 registration with the code “BWESEP20″ (Offer ends 9-20-2009) Intense week here at college, yet cranked out another episode. taylormarek me on Twitter Facebook: [link] Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me #102: Trim Expenses, Daily Time Management, and Can you hear me? Technology : Can you hear me?