A Personal Review of Avatar
DECEMBER 22, 2009
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me A Personal Review of Avatar December 22, 2009 by Taylor Marek I went with a group of friends to see Avatar last night. Avatar began. Spoiler Alert!!!** The Story The story of Avatar goes as follows. He was sent as part of a project, Avatar, to find out about the Na’vi by actually becoming one. Jake and the rest who are in their Avatars try to stop it, but are unsuccessful. We went for the IMAX 3-D version of it. My Story?
18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies
MARCH 18, 2013
For those of us who’ve been using Twitter for a while, we sometimes forget that there are new adopters of the network every day. Trying to figure out Twitter back in the day was bad enough; can you imagine what it’s like these days? So here are 18 tweetable Twitter tips for newbies (check out that alliteration!). Include a link in your Twitter profile.
Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Twitter introduces brand pages. It won’t be a game changer, because NOBODY uses Twitter for tweeting…or at least they shouldn’t be. ” It isn’t that they are making an effort to improve the Twitter site for its users that pisses me off; it’s that there are ANY users. Twitter provides a service I love. Those people are idiots. Seriously!
What Does Your Twitter Avatar Say About You?
JULY 26, 2009
Tweets are short at 140 characters, but a Twitter avatar must visually represent a user in just 2304 pixels. Choosing the right avatar can affect the way people see you online. Here are some of the most popular avatar types and what they say about the user: Standard head shot : Head and shoulders, framed squarely, professional in appearance, though perhaps a little formal. Political dissident : Generally based on the previous avatar types, but modified to show support for a person, political cause, etc. And go ahead and critique my avatar. (I can take it.).
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. Infographic] Next post: Who’s Using Twitter in the U.S.?
Two Twitter Accounts: Yea or Nay?
MARCH 31, 2011
My Twitter experience began over three years ago with an anonymous account. So I created a more professional Twitter account, with the intention of making a grand announcement one day. I had it all planned out; I would tweet my real identity, and all my followers would shift to my professional profile, and all would be right with the world. Guest post by Sanjiva Persad. What say you?
10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends
JUNE 2, 2011
Gaining followers on Twitter can be a long and laborious process, so here are some tips and tricks I’ve found that can help you make friends quickly: 1. List yourself in Twitter directories. This is a hidden gem amongst the abundance of Twitter tools out there. find this the most useful Twitter tool out there. 3. Pay attention to the top Twitter users. Thanks!
11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter
JULY 11, 2009
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
SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
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.
6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More
JUNE 12, 2016
Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate. I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn—one day I’ll point out my follower growth to a friend and the next I’ll feel all insecure about the number not being big enough. Quantity can’t be forgotten. Use hashtags.
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.
The Ultimate Twitter Profile Cheat Sheet
MAY 30, 2012
Did you know 11 Twitter accounts are created every second? Today, I’m sharing how you can create a fully optimized Twitter profile in a few simple steps. Here is the ultimate Twitter profile cheat sheet: 1. Choose an appropriate Twitter name. Use your real name or your company name as your Twitter handle. Add a website URL to your Twitter profile.
What Twitter’s New Layout Has to Do With Your Digital Elevator Pitch
Convince & Convert
MARCH 18, 2014
And what does it have to do with your Twitter profile? And recently, as I was looking at a previously assembled collection of Fashion Brands , I discovered that the Twitter avatar for every single one of them had zero color. Now, honestly I can’t tell you why fashion brands that push new colors on us every season seem to all migrate to black and white for their social media avatars. Where did the color go in fashion? like comparing things. None, zilch, nada! It’s very. Read the whole entry. » social media strategy
22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets
APRIL 13, 2010
Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? Would that work on Twitter? Commercial Clients pay Twitter .
5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter
Convince & Convert
JULY 25, 2012
Injecting a real face and personality into your personal Twitter account is intrinsic, and most people don’t give it a second thought. We But when it comes to imbuing corporate Twitter accounts with a similar measure of personality and humanity, we often fall down on the job. True, Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter. 1. Host Twitter chats. Answer the Twitter phone.
How does Avatar apply to Social Media?
JANUARY 5, 2010
Avatar sure isn’t exhausted on my list, I’m still pulling out some social media goodies for you to enjoy! Here are a couple more… The first post I wrote on my review of Avatar has been getting some good views lately, when the idea struck me to expand upon it. Avatar has now grossed $1 Billion dollars , has been trending on twitter for the past four weeks , and is doing quite well. 1.You Have An Avatar. In Avatar, Quaritch and his side are only concerned about making the big bucks. We are now into 2010, and I am excited! Pick Your Side.
Social Media Image Sizing Guide [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
You have to design different creative at a wide variety of sizes for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, and Google+. Online Advertising Social Media facebook google linkedin pinterest sizing guide social media twitter youtubeIt becomes even more difficult when each of those medium’s creative require different sizes, color, software, time, and expertise to produce.
Twitter Etiquette For Agencies/Freelancers
Diva Marketing Blog
MARCH 25, 2011
Two national brands, Chrysler and Aflec , were involved in twitter controversies. In the case of Chrysler, the agency employee forgot to switch off from the brand Twitter page to his personal account. However, in Aflec's situation, the freelance voice tweeted, what the brand considered to be politically incorrect posts, from his personal avatar. Eleanor Roosevelt . Manage.
Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28
FEBRUARY 27, 2009
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!
How does Avatar apply to Social Media?
JANUARY 5, 2010
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How does Avatar apply to Social Media? Avatar sure isn’t exhausted on my list, I’m still pulling out some social media goodies for you to enjoy! Here are a couple more… The first post I wrote on my review of Avatar has been getting some good views lately, when the idea struck me to expand upon it. Avatar has now grossed $1 Billion dollars , has been trending on twitter for the past four weeks , and is doing quite well.
Are Social Causes a One Click Pony?
Convince & Convert
APRIL 3, 2013
In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about thousands of Facebook and Twitter users temporarily changing their avatars in support of marriage equality , currently being debated by the United States Supreme Court. And while changing your avatar is, in fact, “doing” something, it’s not doing very much.
Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
FEBRUARY 16, 2010
consider my current @tamar network, though, either quite knowledgeable or clueless and inactive (as in the case of my family — I still love them but they’re not the target audience for my Twitter account , which is rather social-media focused). I’m not sure there’s much “in-between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. On Twitter, not so much.
Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28
FEBRUARY 28, 2009
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.
Is Twitter Crossing the Line Between Useful and Creepy
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 26, 2013
In this edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Twitter’s new Nearby feature that will give users the option of seeing tweets from other users in the vicinity. Note that users can opt-out of this feature (which is still in the testing phase), the same way that Twitter members can choose to not pass geographic data along with their tweets.
Top Twitter Blog Marketing Tips
APRIL 23, 2012
Twitter is one of the top three or four social media marketing tools today, with roughly 12% of online adults using Twitter according to this Pew Internet report. It’s easy to quickly share promotions and ideas on Twitter, and if they catch on, they can spread quickly, even crossing over to platforms such as Facebook or Pinterest in the process. Since the cost of using Twitter is so low and the process of sharing tweets is so simple, it is an ideal tool for blog marketing. Twitter’s blog benefits. Twitter increases blog traffic. Find influencers.
5 Must-Do Twitter Style Tips
DECEMBER 8, 2009
When it comes to growing your followers on Twitter, you have approximately 2 seconds or less to grab someones attention and positively influence them to click the “follow button. Whether it is lead generation, brand awareness, reputation management, search engine optimization or any of the other many benefits you can enjoy with Twitter, one fact remains, you need followers.
Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? We are spending countless employee hours tweeting, retweeting, responding to tweets, figuring out whom to follow, secretly following celebs and athletes, and designing custom Twitter backgrounds. Check out the Twitter X-Factors study here.
Easy guide to the Periscope video streaming app
MAY 12, 2015
You don’t have to use Twitter to join Periscope. still recommend it if you have a Twitter acct as Periscope can leverage the social graph to spread the word about your video stream, but if you don’t have a Twitter account you can simply sign up with just a mobile phone number. Tap your avatar on Periscope to change your profile photo. Get to the how-to.
When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst
JULY 7, 2011
She was probably new to Twitter and didn’t know that sending automated DM’s was worse than asking a NOT pregnant woman when she is due. went to her Twitter page, sure I would find she had 22 followers and was following 37 people. Guest Posts Shonali Burke Social Media Twitter #howlermonkeyangst auto DM hell brian meeks twitter etiquette[Ed: I'm on vacation.
Twitter Updates for 2009-03-02
MARCH 2, 2009
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! What’s that?
3 Steps to a Productive Life on Twitter as a Blogger Using Buffer
APRIL 5, 2011
One of the most important things I discovered is to manage my time efficiently on Twitter. Recently I have started to use Buffer , a super simple Twitter tool which helps you to breathe a little easier by keeping my followers posted all day long. By default Buffer gives you peak twitter times at which your tweets go out. How to Promote Your Business, Blog or Website on Twitter.
Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03
MARCH 3, 2009
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03 March 3, 2009 by Taylor Marek Taylor is still hobbling around from last nights FUN! Love the design work on your twitter page and website! # @ computerhilfe thanks for the follow. Looking forward to new content at your website, keep up the good work # Ok, who forgot to tell me @ AndyJenkins is on twitter!? like that graphic you have on your twitter page # @ Joshlam thanks for the follow. Weird. link] # Ha! thing?
The Real World
DECEMBER 14, 2010
People often talk about meeting-up in the real world once they've connected in places like Twitter or Facebook. Let me ask you this: when you're on Twitter or Facebook or Blogging are you not in the real world? Is your online avatar simply that: a representation of who you would like to be instead of who you really are? twitter. avatar blog collaboration facebook inreallife irl onlinesocialnetwork popeye realworld relationship twitter virtualworldTags: avatar. If there's one acronym I hate, it's this one: IRL. IRL stands for: In Real Life.
How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps
FEBRUARY 22, 2015
Which Covers: Purpose vs Values, Tribes & Customer Avatar (Targeted Comms),Spaces and Platforms, Roles and Personal Brand Gamification, Engagement Life Cycles & Call To Actions, Key Influencers, Voice & Etiquette, Campaign & Activities, Rituals & Conversation Diary. Do they say “our strategy is we have a Facebook Page and we think we need Twitter”?
When did I first find value in Twitter?
JUNE 28, 2009
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. 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. Twitter is definitely full off opportunities. Take a listen to find out more! 150) I was bought by Mashable!
How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
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 David McClellan @simmentors David McClellan aka -Twitter Dave. I am a Co-blogger at SIM Mentors, a social influence media blog. How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece 46 If you have spent any time around social marketing you probably know that SEO and social media go hand and hand. What is the first thing that you do when starting a twitter account? spend a lot of time on Twitter.
Why Marketers Need to Rethink Influencer Targeting
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Social has laid bare those people (who sometimes are not even people as much as avatar personalities) that have an enormous reach. For example, some interesting variables that we have discovered include: If someone has customized their background image on Twitter, they are over 20% more likely to reciprocate an engagement. But should it be? Measuring What Matters.
Twitter Updates for 2009-03-01
MARCH 1, 2009
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-01 March 1, 2009 by Taylor Marek Must pop out for a bit, but I will be back! # Ah, but @ trumpuniversity is here! and tonights show… # Oh wow, I did a search for Donald Trump on twitter, seems someone is holding it ransom for $100k Not Kidding! Now I can still stay updated even when on twitter # Out of the blue, I wonder if Jim Cramer is on twitter?… Looking forward to the tweets! link] # Ha!
Who Are Your Twitter Fab Five?
JULY 23, 2009
In response to the madness of Twitter Follow Friday, I’m going to try something new that I call my “Fab Five to Follow Post.” Instead of tweeting dozens of random Twitter IDs with no context or explanation, I’ve decided to pick five of my favorite Twitter people and explain why I follow them, and why you might want to as well. As with most of my favorite people on Twitter, our friendship is based on mutual respect. Vruz had a green avatar before anyone else on Twitter. I’m not sure how I met Michelle Naranjo, MissMotorMouth. Jorgensen.
Either You Love or Hate Twitter | Spin Sucks
JULY 14, 2010
We thought we were solely going to talk about Ivor Tossell’s article about Twitter in The Globe and Mail , but we ended up discussing social media as a whole. Her topic was about using Twitter for thought leadership, not for mindless thanks and RTs that don’t lead your followers to anything of substance. Social media, particularly Twitter, is just a big networking event.
The Week’s Biggest Social Media News
OCTOBER 8, 2015
Twitter Moments. On Monday, Twitter announced “Moments,” its long-awaited curation tool. Moments is on the Twitter home page between notifications and messages. Twitter Polls. And speaking of the Twitter home page, they really want you to hang out there versus a desktop app, such as Hootsuite. Moving Avatar. Want your avatar to ski?
How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JUNE 16, 2010
Follow him on Twitter. If you have your brand name as your Twitter handle and a portrait photo of you on your profile, you are getting it all wrong. You may want to create a custom Twitter background, custom Facebook fan page landing tab (with FBML) and custom YouTube channel backgrounds. Can you please share your Twitter feeds on LinkedIn? You will need an audit. Kwame.
You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?
NOVEMBER 29, 2011
Google Plus is way more open than Facebook – almost as open as Twitter. Turn your avatar into a gallery – One thing that’s amazing about Google plus pages is that you can upload multiple photos for the main avatar. Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus. Google Plus Pages vs. Facebook Pages.