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Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

CoTweet , the easy-to-use and fantastically handy social media tool that lets many individuals to collaborate on publishing content on Twitter, is going the way of the Dodo in a few weeks. ExactTarget , the company behind the tool, announced on its blog this week that CoTweet is being rolled into a new enterprise package called SocialEngage.   CoTweet will cease to be and SocialEngage will not offer a free service. The company had not published any pricing information for SocialEngage; it invites users to contact ExactTarget for more information.

6 Timely Tips for Twitter Success

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This demonstrates that Twitter users are not browsing the public stream (or even their own lists) to find and interact with tweets from earlier in the day. Not all Twitter followers have equal ability to amplify. Or, use the free version of Cotweet or Hootsuite to scan or filter your public Twitter stream by Klout score. (A score over 30 is fairly influential).

Emailvision Acquires Social Media Marketing Company ObjectiveMarketer

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I’m always giddy to report on people I know whose companies have been acquired. Amita Paul’s ObjectiveMarketer announced today it has been acquired by Emailvision , a leading Software as a Service Email marketing company providing solutions to enable marketers to communicate more effectively.  No details were disclosed as to the amount of the transaction.

Invitation Avalanches, Attention Infidelity, and the Science of the Social Break-Up

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The current relationship between companies and consumers via social media and email is unsustainable. That’s one of my main takeaways from fascinating new research from ExactTarget and CoTweet (clients) called “ The Social Break-Up &# that studies why customers call it quits like Kim Kardashian and boyfriend du jour. Not one bit. Beware the Invitation Avalanche.

Using Cotweet to Manage Multiple Twitter Profiles

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Using Cotweet to Manage Multiple Twitter Profiles CoTweet is a Twitter web application that lets anyone manage multiple twitter profile from one easy interface. As a free service CoTweet lets you manage up to 5 accounts at once. Maybe it’s entirely scalable. Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]

Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup

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GigaOM Research Events Home Apple Cleantech Cloud Collaboration Mobile Video Collaboration Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup By Doriano "Paisano" Carta Feb. 1, 2010, 11:00am PDT 12 Comments Tweet There are several tools available that can schedule tweets to post at a specific time on Twitter; they can be handy for a number of reasons. Very fuss-free and easy to use.

Six FREE Tools To Measure Social Media for Business

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It’s crucial to measure everything you do on Facebook, Twitter, and elsewhere. Google Alerts (free) – set up email alerts for your company name, product, and competition. CoTweet  (free) – social media management and monitoring dashboard acquired by Twitter. HootSuite  (free) – similar to CoTweet but has a slick iPad app that makes it easy to manage Facebook and Twitter.

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

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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. The company can’t ignore me then!&#

Corporate Twitter Account Train Wreck! The 3 Types of Self-Destructive Tweets

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As more and more companies ramp up their Twitter presence, the likelihood that something off-message will slip by the digital goalie goes up considerably. The question is not whether your company will have to deal with self-destructive corporate Tweets, but what kind of tweet it will be, and by whom. These increasingly common Twitter mistakes occur when the administrator of the corporate Twitter account inadvertently sends a tweet from the company instead of from that person’s individual Twitter handle. What would you do in your company?

Studies Showing Why Your Fans Break Up With You

Mindjumpers

Here are two studies called  “ The Social Breakup ,” and “From Social Media to Social CRM ,” by ExactTarget and CoTweet and IBM Business Value, respectively highlighting customer behaviour in social media. To understand this, we must know that 41% of Twitter users followed a brand only to unfollow them shortly thereafter. What’s Trending @Twitter? Infographic].

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Why I’m Competing With You. And You. And You. And You.

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And every other company on the planet. This is because consumer interactions with companies are jumbled together like a real-time gumbo. Your status update is located in-between updates from other company’s “liked&# by that consumer – not to mention updates from friends and family. Social media changes the very fabric of corporate competition. No more.

Emailvision Acquires Social Media Marketing Company ObjectiveMarketer

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I'm always giddy to report on people I know whose companies have been acquired. Amita Paul's ObjectiveMarketer announced today it has been acquired by Emailvision , a leading Software as a Service Email marketing company providing solutions to enable marketers to communicate more effectively.  No details were disclosed as to the amount of the transaction.

Is Twitter Advertising a Threat to PPC?

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We feel like we’ve cracked the code on a new kind of advertising — advertising that starts out as organic content,” said Dick Costolo , Twitter CEO. Costolo is reporting that Twitter’s initial promoted tweets are being clicked on 5 percent of the time. Early reports on Twitter’s ad model are glowing. “80% of the companies that tried Promoted Tweets did make a second buy.

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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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Train Wreck! The 3 Types of Self-Destructive Corporate Tweets

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As more and more companies ramp up their Twitter presence, the likelihood that something off-message will slip by the digital goalie goes up considerably. The question is not whether your company will have to deal with a self-destructive Tweet, but what kind of tweet it will be, and by whom. Note that I LOVE the advice from Beth Kanter in her post on Twitter drama.

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Enterprise Twitter

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Enterprise Twitter The Twitter service can and should be used by businesses. Both small and large companies can benefit from the additional branding and communication outlet Twitter offers. Technology companies understandably seem to be the most prevalent on the service. Leave a comment!

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

How about a real-time search tool to see what’s being said about your company or any topic of interest right now?  dead-simple to use Twitter monitoring dashboard; keep tabs on tweets for three phrases, hash tags or Twitter handles. Twitter) and social content sharing sites. Do you really love a particular topic, company, website or public figure? uberVU.

Don’t be a Pest with “This Social Media Stuff”

Janet Fouts

There are lots of ways to use social media efficiently. I’m not saying you have to get the CXO on Twitter all day, they’ve got work to do. Set them up with Cotweet or Hootsuite so they can post efficiently and schedule posts out in advance. Show each CXO and what their Twitter reach is, for example, and then the combined company reach. They were ignoring her.

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.

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24 Full Service Tools to Manage B2B Social Media

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As the final wrap-up in our ongoing series of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS) reviews for B2B companies, we’re providing a list of the most popular desktop and web-based systems on the market. Networks Supported: Facebook, Twitter. CoTweet : Standard Account. CoTweet’s standard edition offers a basic set of Twitter features with advanced team collaboration not typically available in a free social media management product. Networks Supported: Twitter. Networks Supported : Twitter, Facebook, LInkedIn, Foursquare, Wordpress.

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This Week in Social Media – 7/31/2013

Social Media Marketing

The secrets of success to building a digital newsroom, the secrets of bureaucracy-free content marketing, Sina Weibo was slow to evolve, Quebec loves Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ are gaining on Facebook, what to do with marketing data and more, it''s This Week in Social Media. similar danger could be lurking for other Chinese companies who fail to account for the world outside of China.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

Pamorama

Some simple methods consist of leveraging Google Alerts and Twitter Search. Alterian’s social media engagement solutions make it easy to listen to the conversations taking place about your company and brand on the Internet. $. Backtype is an analytics platform that helps companies understand their social impact and make sense of social media so they can make better marketing decisions. You tell it what to look for and it will find it, whether it’s in Facebook, Twitter, a blog, or any other source. What is being said online about my company? CoTweet.

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Is Your Executive on Twitter?

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter? I got a message today about a website that shows the Tweets from some of the executives of the largest companies in America. ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. What is ExecTweets? Leave a comment! Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]

Social Media ROI with these 195+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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UPDATE SEPT 14: If you are using one of these tools below and have a GREAT story to tell about your social media success,  please @ or DM me at Twitter.  Or feel free to email.  I’m linking to strong examples of how to use these different tools.   You also might want to check out the Social Media Measurement Tools on Twitter list. Need to Increase Website Traffic and Sales?

5 Tips to Manage Your Social Media Efforts

PWB Marketing Blog

Managing Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and their blog – on top of managing their overflowing e-mail in-box, employees and day-to-day business functions. So while linking your social networks may help an audience find you, messaging on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter should deliver a slightly different flavor. For one thing, consider that each has a limit to what can be said: Facebook status updates have 420 characters, Twitter allows 140 characters per tweet, and blog posts are typically have 300-1000 words. Many businesses out there are challenged by this juggling act!

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

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Some simple methods consist of leveraging Google Alerts and Twitter Search. Alterian Alterian’s social media engagement solutions make it easy to listen to the conversations taking place about your company and brand on the Internet. You tell it what to look for and it will find it, whether it’s in Facebook, Twitter, a blog, or any other source. Analytic.ly Broad coverage.

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List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

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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 @ mattgalloway Wow thanks, I really appreciate that. they’ve briefed me) Buddy Media: Has a set of management tools that help brands with Facebook, Twitter, and monitoring and reporting.

How to Turn Twitter Profits

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS How to Turn Twitter Profits Twitter is a staple in my life. have a few different accounts and I use Twitter on a personal level EVERYDAY. As a communication tool, Twitter is on the top of my list. Turning Twitter into a subscription for even corporate users seems to be a bust. Start Twitter Camps.

The Office on Twitter

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS The Office on Twitter Arguably one of the funniest shows on TV this decade. It is an American adaptation of the BBC series with the same name and depicts the everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. Leave a comment! Koka Sexton dot Com: [.]

6 Newfangled Social Media Tools Worth Discovering

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Just in OneForty alone (the unofficial Twitter app store ), there are thousands of add-ons to improve or enhance your tweeting. button to the bookmarks bar of your favorite browser, and then click the link any time you see an element on a Web page you want to grab or share via Twitter, Facebook, etc. Previously, creating a Twitter list for yourself was a bit of a tedious process.

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How to Turn Twitter Profits - Koka Sexton dot Com

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS How to Turn Twitter Profits Twitter is a staple in my life. have a few different accounts and I use Twitter on a personal level EVERYDAY. As a communication tool, Twitter is on the top of my list. Turning Twitter into a subscription for even corporate users seems to be a bust. Start Twitter Camps.

Unmask the Caller ID on Anonymous Calls. - Koka Sexton dot Com

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Unmask the Caller ID on Anonymous Calls. From the same great company that developed Spoofcard comes the next generation of cellular hacks. Yes, they even have a Twitter account setup so you can follow and comment on their service. With their technology, they make it easy to unmask private or blocked numbers.

The Fifteen Classes of the Social Business Software Suite (Q4, 2010)

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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 A few years ago, critics said Blogging was a fad. For example, a single individual may have accounts on Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, Posterous, YouTube, etc.

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4 Reasons the Social Business Evolution Starts Now

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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 4 Reasons the Social Business Evolution Starts Now March 2nd, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Is today the day we start thinking about social media as part of an integrated program? And then, if you do solve someone’s problem via Twitter, how do you capture that data? prog.?"

The 10 Social Media Thoughts You Liked Best

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Surprising Statistics About Twitter in America. The fascination with Twitter has no limit. terrific, relevant guest post from my friend Katie Van Domelan (now the client services manager at Cotweet – one of my clients). 11 Mind-Blowing Reasons Your Company Needs Facebook. Tweet Looking back on an exhilarating 2010, I wanted to take a second to just say thank you.

5 of the Best Twitter Apps I Can't Live Without

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS 5 of the Best Twitter Apps I Can’t Live Without After my initial addiction to Twitter, I started becoming fascinated by the growing amount of Twitter applications that were being developed. Between getting my breaking news updates and talking to friends, Twitter has become a staple in my life.

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Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS 5 of the Best Twitter Apps I Can’t Live Without After my initial addiction to Twitter, I started becoming fascinated by the growing amount of Twitter applications that were being developed. Between getting my breaking news updates and talking to friends, Twitter has become a staple in my life.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Crowdsourcing has become more and more popular with private companies, non-profit organizations, and even government agencies. There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. He used Twitter to raise money for charity if people tweeted and blamed his cancer. GetSatisfaction provides a way for companies to do that.

The Next “Facebook Platform” for the Modern Web, and Why Twitter’s Running the Wrong Way

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There’s one hurdle we have to jump before we get there though, and I’m concerned Twitter just ran the wrong direction with their new UI. mentioned earlier on Twitter that something about Twitter’s new UI (which I’ve actually only seen screenshots and demos of since I’m not on their Press list) really bugged me but I couldn’t put my finger on it.

Why You Need to Open the Kimono in Social Media

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But the fact that your company has a Twitter account, or a Facebook page, or uses CoTweet (client), or has a blog doesn’t mean a damn thing, inherently. Just showing up to the party and treating social media like something else for you to check off your corporate to-do list doesn’t humanize your company. There is fun and personality inside every company. Open the kimono and embrace the human, fun side of your company – because that’s the dimension of your corporate personality in which your customers are interested.