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An Interview with TweetDeck’s Richard Barley

TwiTip

If you use TweetDeck then you may have heard of or met Richard Barley ( @richardbarley ), TweetDeck’s Community Manager. What did you do prior to working with TweetDeck? Being on the road gave me lots of time in the evenings to get addicted to Twitter and start using TweetDeck. What IS important is *how* TweetDeck has become special. Richard Barley. Sorry.

4 Reasons Why Twitter Should Buy TweetDeck

TwiTip

Last week, the blogosphere was on fire with reaction to a report by the Wall Street Journal that Twitter is in talks to buy TweetDeck for $50 Million (registration may be required to read the post). The news came as a bit of a surprise as TweetDeck was reported to have struck a deal with UberMedia to acquire the app for $30 Million back in February. Twitter Needs TweetDeck.

10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck

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 Neal Wiser @nealwiser 10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck 37 I have a love/hate relationship with TweetDeck. And yet, there’s still so much more I want to get out of TweetDeck. hope Tweetdeck is listening.

Building Community with MarketMeSuite

Spin Sucks

spent some time getting to know some of the features and experimenting with it for Spin Sucks Pro as a tool to help build community. Like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck , it allows you to manage all of your social media accounts from Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. If we break it down in terms of building community, it would look something like this: Listen. That’s right!

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Based on one of his conference presentations, Ian Anderson Gray showcases seven tools “that can help you be more effective and efficient” at managing your social media marketing activities, such as Friends+Me (which is “similar to Buffer but allows you to repost to your Google+ profiles, pages, communities and collections. Image credit: Buddy Media. Check out this post.

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Tip of the week: Tweetdeck

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the week: Tweetdeck 08/04/2010 by Gemma Went Well this ‘Tip of the Week’ was a long time coming. It’s about my favourite social media tool, Tweetdeck. If you’re not already using Tweetdeck, pop to the website and download it. Did you enjoy this post?

Twitter’s Black Friday Signals an Exit Strategy

TwiTip

These third-party developers, along with the broader Twitter community, were the ones who implemented hash tags, RTs, @ replies and many of the features that Twitter now takes for granted. Business Twitter News app business Evan Williams HootSuite Social media Strategy Tools TweetDeck Twitter Twitter Client Twitter Clients twitter usersSurprise, Surprise? And, No. Buyer Beware.

How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

You can easily spend hours, if not days, on social sites! I’ve been managing online communities for the past few years and I thought I’d share some of my best practices for saving time and being more efficient  with your social media endeavors. Plus, they save time and stress, your content makes more sense, and it’s much easier to remain relevant and consistent for your community.

10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

Download Tweetdeck or sign up for a HootSuite account – Nobody really tweets from Twitter.com. Tools like HootSuite and TweetDeck make Twitter much easier to use and manage. TweetDeck has it’s benefits too, so try one and if you don’t like it, try the other. 4) Follow some folks – It’s likely that you know people on Twitter. Who are you? Learn.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

Good suggestions that came from the chat included using tools like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite to schedule similar messages throughout the day so all of your followers get the information, regardless of their time zone. I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Cheers! Digg this!

How to Produce Social Media Content for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

You can schedule your updates with Hootsuite, Post Planner,   Buffer , Tweetdeck. This leads to both community growth and increased opportunity for engagement as fans and followers react to the published content. You also know that social media is a hungry content machine! It should answer the following questions: - What type of content do I need to post and promote. Viola! Videos.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. MarketMeSuite ($) | A dashboard similar to Hootsuite and TweetDeck, it can be used to manage and market on multiple social profiles, schedule messages, use geotargeting, and more. Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives.

Interview with Community Manager: Lizzie Gold from The Social Practice

Social Media Citizens

Lizzie Gold currently works for The Social Practice as their Community Manager for a range of clients. Later, she went on to be the in-house CM for Global Radio before moving to Yelp UK , as their Community Manager for London. You can follow Lizzie on her blog , Twitter and Linkedin. G: What are your top resources for community management? L: The community itself should never be underestimated as a resource. would seed a community on other social platforms and encourage my community members to share on these networks. Community Manager: Why?

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

It helps us understand our community better so that we can identify those who support us and those who engage with us.” TweetDeck: Fast and Easy Twitter Monitoring. Tweetdeck is more about the monitoring side of social media rather than the analytics with it’s multiple streams making it easy to track a variety of Twitter conversations. ” 4. Iconosquare: ” 5. BuzzSumo:

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[Artomatic Diaries] Getting started with Twitter branding and follow strategy

SocialFish

Artomatic’s mission: Artomatic works to strengthen the artist community; build an audience for that community and helps focus attention on the use of temporary space for its events and the community of artists.  Building an audience for that community – by sharing all the cool things the artists and performers are doing. It could be every 2 or 3 years.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

Creating an account with social media management platforms such as Hootsuite and Tweetdeck are great tools for this. Each day, you can refer to this list for great content to share with your community… … Did Sally from accounting just share a photo on Facebook of last night’s fundraising event? Guest post by Meg Rulli, Co-founder,  ModMark Group. Social media?

4 Ways to Use Slack to Boost Your Social Presence

Simply Measured

Sure, that auto-alert on Tweetdeck is sweet…but what if you could pull in mentions of your company (or any specific keywords you choose) across Reddit, Hacker News, Twitter, Tumblr, and more? Cheaper and easier than creating a social network for your company or organization’s community, Slack lets you set up a private team just for those you invite to join. Pretty cool.  .

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

But the real power of Twitter is using it to engage influencers. I’m not talking about Lady Gaga. I’m talking about engaging journalists, sponsors, and community leaders who are passionate about your cause. Import those lists into your Twitter app (Tweetdeck, Hootsuite), and judiciously cultivate and interact with your list using the app. Try to include an image in your tweets.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Some of the best tools are HootSuite , Postano , TweetDeck , etc. This is one of the best ways to engage your social media community. Marketers need to identify their power users or their fans and followers who are very loyal and who are influencers in the community. Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Use tools. The 2% rule.

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Convince & Convert

TweetDeck. You can’t make separate images for Twitter and TweetDeck, since they’re really the same social network. However, you still want to take into consideration the way that your Twitter header image will appear on TweetDeck because they do vary a bit in size. Pro Tip: It’s okay if some of your header image design is covered by your profile photo and bio in TweetDeck.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

Our goals in social media, broadly speaking, are to build audiences for our educational and editorial content, to communicate our key brand and advocacy messages, and to build community for our many stakeholder groups. I’ve found that there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to which platforms work best for specific audiences. Who do you report to? . Do they have different audiences?

Social Media Isn’t Rocket Science; It’s Social

Spin Sucks

were driven by being social, by the online conversation (primarily via Twitter ), and we based our success on how many were talking about us as we tracked the conversation via TweetDeck and by how many were staying overnight in the area. struggled with that question last year and decided to start a monthly social media “meetup” for our community.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

increase exposure, build awareness, drive engagement and create a community around your cause. TweetDeck. Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), But only when it’s done right. Appropriate, effective management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media marketing investments. HootSuite. And not without good reason!

The State of Social Media Marketing – Summary of Annual Survey Report (Part 2)

Mindjumpers

Another interesting fact is that over 65% of respondents indicate that in addition to social platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, they are using community plat­forms. Monitoring platforms quoted by respond­ents include Google Alerts, Radian6, Awareness, TweetDeck, HootSuite, and SocialMention. In this blog post, I will highlight the most interesting ones. Platforms. Monitoring.

The 10 Golden Rules Successful Social Media Managers Live By

Buffer Social

The word “communicate” comes from the latin word “ communis”  which is also the origin of the word “community.” ” Communication and community are essential to social media managers’ daily tasks as it helps you to  build a loyal audience. wondered, how could I ever hone in on the most important ones? Let’s go! 1. Communicate. Share.

44 Powerful Marketing Tools for Facebook Ads, Websites, CRM and More

Jon Loomer

But my use of video these days is largely for my private community, so I want more control of branding and private embedding. Community Management, Customer Service and Internal Communication. There was a time when I primarily used it for Facebook analytics and even contests, but these days I find it’s irreplaceable for community management. Facebook Ads. Great tool.

UberMedia, Mixx, And Twitter | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

If UberMedia actually does purchase Tweetdeck and competes directly against Twitter, will they incorporate Mixx into the fray as well? partnership with Tweetdeck would undoubtedly increase their clout. About Us What’s a Maverick? The Changing Face Of Article Marketing » UberMedia, Mixx, And Twitter Remember the social media website Mixx ? What’s going on?

Why Twitter Lists are Less Effective

TwiTip

And, in fact, short of a local community list and a humor list , I deleted the other dozen lists I’d managed. Because I use twitter.com as my primary view (and not third-party tools like Tweetdeck or Seesmic ), it was time-consuming and unproductive to click a different list’s link every time I wanted to view its members’ recent tweets. Image credit: Michael Hamburg.

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The New Twitter and Why Im Purging All 30,000 of My Friends

Stay N' Alive

The fact is, I'm getting more and more of a great experience on Twitter.com and having much less of a need to use Tweetdeck (my current Twitter client of choice) as a result. Since I auto-follow, I'll be first to admit my main Twitter stream is getting pretty cluttered right now with 30,000 people in it, and in TweetDeck, I don't even have it as a column at the moment. Let me explain.

How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic

Kikolani

Morning is my time to read all the emails and go through my favorite communities and blogs. Tools : I use Tweetdeck to be on top of Twitter interactions (here’s my detailed article on that ) without feeling overwhelmed. Tweetdeck keeps me very productive. Ann Smarty is the Brand and Community Manager of Internet Marketing Ninjas and founder of MyBlogU.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

From the BigMarker website: BigMarker is a free web conferencing community. With unlimited access to live events, there are endless opportunities for you, your community, organization, business, classroom, and social network to grow. Unlike other web conferencing services, they offer a community to connect with. TweetDeck. TweetDeck is desktop, iPhone, Android, and Google Chrome application that lets you manage your social media outlets. This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them. BigMarker.com.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager. The illustrious Anne Deeter Gallaher lays out a nine-step path to Twitter expertise for PR professionals, including using TweetDeck to follow multiple topics of interest simultaneously. More than 80% of U.S.

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The Top 5 Devious Lies You Hear About Social Media

Shift Digital

Social media management tools such as Hootsuite and Tweetdeck are free (unless you have premium accounts) but you need to quantify the time invested in learning about these tools, and how to use them properly.  If you decide to use an outside digital marketing company for your social media endeavors, be cautious of anyone that gives you a quote up front without a conversation first. It will increase brand mentions across the web, create communities based around your products or services and yes, it can bring in new business. By now everyone and their dog knows I love social media.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

Awareness Networks, Social Marketing Hub an enterprise class community platform has launched their own tool that has Facebook, youtube, flickr, Twitter, and of course connect with their own community features. Spewing corporate content to every known social channel may make your life easier as a marketer, but could cause serious ramifications to the trust of your community.

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

First Establish Your Area Of Expertise In Communities Contrary to the popular belief of some, social media isn’t really about tweeting, posting, or marketing. As a member of the committee, I quickly became “that guy” who everyone knew would talk to them about Twitter, tweets, Tweetdeck, YouTube, Bit.ly, Facebook pages, and a host of other terms that were foreign to many.

How Product Hunt Grew to 140k Fans with Automation, Scheduling, and 8 Twitter Profiles

Buffer Social

The most important metric for Product Hunt’s social media isn’t necessarily a metric at all: Niv’s role is to craft extremely engaging content across social channels for the Product Hunt community. Along with engagement, Product Hunt provides a real asset to the tech community by highlighting the new products that come out every day. How do they pull it off? Clicks.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Tac Anderson reviews seven of his favorite tools for saving time in social media consumption and management, among them TweetDeck , Twendz and Quora. Megan O’Neill offers helpful tips for increasing exposure of your online videos, including using annotations across videos, creating playlists, and actively participating in the YouTube community. What should I monitor for? But 44.24

The Critical Social Skills Your Brand Needs To Survive – Interview with @SimonMainwaring #WeFirst #MMChat

Blue Focus Marketing

Firstly, thank you Cheryl for giving me a chance to speak to your community. I’ve enjoyed your blog posts, and Mark’s , for a long time, and really welcome the chance to chat about this important topic.  As for your question, it is absolutely critical to be a social brand today if you want to do well in the social business marketplace. Question 1: Why must a brand be social?

How to Answer Twitter Questions Like the Pros Do

Shift Digital

One of the best ways businesses can use Twitter for client acquisition and brand development is by answering questions people ask relating to their service and/or product.  It’s also a great way to grow your online community, and meet fellow colleagues in your industry. All you have to do is set up keyword searches via software such as  Hootsuite  or  Tweetdeck. The concept is simple. You can set up a number of searches based on your product and/or service. It’s important that you regularly check your accounts so you answer questions as soon as possible. WOW! .

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. underused Twitter clients – beyond Tweetdeck, CoTweet, and HootSuite. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing.