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A Personal Review of Avatar

Taylor Marek

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?

Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

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!

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18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

Waxing UnLyrical

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.

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3 Simple Tactics for Using Twitter as a Traction Channel

Convince & Convert

Wondering if Twitter could be the marketing tool your business needs? Thinking your company needs a larger Twitter following? Now, if you’re ready to proceed, Twitter marketing could be just what you were looking for. But before we begin, I have to tell you the truth about marketing on Twitter… The Truth About Twitter Marketing. Engagement > Promotion.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

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?

Waxing UnLyrical

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?

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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The Ultimate Twitter Profile Cheat Sheet

Shift Digital

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.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

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 .

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5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter

Convince & Convert

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.

What Does Your Twitter Avatar Say About You?

Socialized

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.).

What Twitter’s New Layout Has to Do With Your Digital Elevator Pitch

Convince & Convert

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

Snapchat’s New Plans for Bitmoji and Twitter Verification Opens Up to All Users | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Bitmojis are now available for “snapping”, the Twitter verification process opens up to all users and Facebook IQ releases insights into the differences between Facebook and Instagram Users. All Users can access these personal avatars on Snapchat by linking their Bitmoji account to Snapchat or if they don’t have one, they can log in with Snapchat to set one up. Here’s

Twitter Etiquette For Agencies/Freelancers

Diva Marketing Blog

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.

Social Media Image Sizing Guide [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

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.

How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

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.

How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

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.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

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.

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!

Top Twitter Blog Marketing Tips

ProBlogger

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.

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

Are Social Causes a One Click Pony?

Convince & Convert

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.

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.

How does Avatar apply to Social Media?

Taylor Marek

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.

Is Twitter Crossing the Line Between Useful and Creepy

Convince & Convert

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.

3 Steps to a Productive Life on Twitter as a Blogger Using Buffer

Kikolani

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.

Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble | social crm.

Convince & Convert

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.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth

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”?

Easy guide to the Periscope video streaming app

Janet Fouts

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.

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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! What’s that?

Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-03 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?

How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece

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 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.

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. 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!

Why Marketers Need to Rethink Influencer Targeting

Convince & Convert

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.

When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst

Waxing UnLyrical

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 2009-03-01

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Twitter Updates for 2009-03-01 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!

The Week’s Biggest Social Media News

Spin Sucks

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?

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

SocialFish

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.

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How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.