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Why Twylah Is My Favorite Influential Tool


Twylah is a blog of your own tweets arranged by your most influential topics. It gives your followers or customers an instant insight into the content you tweet about the most. Are you curious how Twylah works? Twylah examines your live Twitter stream and selects up to 20 topics that you tweet about the most. However, you cannot hide tweets within the topics that you select to be published.

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2 Tips to Show Your Online Humanity

Ari Herzog

It is easy to forget the person on the other side of the internet is human. It is easy to pretend you are tweeting with an imaginary person you’ve never met — because it is very likely you never have met. When you add a comment to a blog post, it is easy to write emotionless. When you record a video, it is easy to avoid looking at the lens. It is also easy to apologize to yourself.

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The Ultimate Truth About Klout and Influence


An analysis of Klout, the use of it and the concept of influence from the Klout and social network perspective. Let me start by disappointing you. I do not know the ultimate truth. just wanted to grab your attention. That’s what you do with a post title now and then. However, now that you’re [.]. Opinion Social media marketing Eloqua influence Joe Fernandez K+ Klout Klout score PeerIndex

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Why Critics of Klout Are Missing the Big Picture

Convince & Convert

Other than signing book deals, the favorite sport of the social media punditry these days seems to be bashing Klout. The pugilists are plentiful, and appear to be trying to win a merit badge for dismissiveness. The most recent example was from B2B social media thinker Paul Gillin who wrote a post unveiling the flaws in Klout’s ranking scheme. they shout. “It’s a bastardization!

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Should You Build Your Own Private Social Network?

Small Business Mavericks

Does your company need its own private social network? Could it benefit from one? If so, then Chatter might be the place for you. Let’s talk about why you might want a private social network. If you are a global company or you have multiple office locations, a private social network could allow employees at your multiple locations to get to know each other better and to share their insights into your company processes and work environment. It could serve, if anything, as a huge morale boost to your company. Another reason you might use a private social network is for training purposes.

Is There Too Much Baloney In Social Media?

Twist Image

Episode #270 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Jason Falls is a New Media pro. He's proud to call himself a Social Media Consultant and he is, without question, one of the names you'll often hear bandied around when it comes to the best people to follow on Twitter or one of the better Bloggers to read. His Blog is called, Social Media Explorer , but he also runs an online training community called, Exploring Social Media. He's been on the show before and it's always a good time. Enjoy the conversation. bite size edits. blogging.

In Between The Silence & Words 9-11

Diva Marketing Blog

In between the silence and words and tears are rememberances. That 9-11 is personal. In between the silence and words and tears are rememberneces. That 9-11 is people. . In between the silence and words and tears are rememberances. That 9-11 is fortitide of the human spirt. . In between the silences and words and tears are rememberances. That 9-11 belongs to all the citizens of the world.


Mark Twain on How to Have a Great Week

Engaging Brand

Last weekend I posted the Self Development tips from Maya Angelou , this Sunday I want to share the quotes from Mark Twain (also from Success magazine ). Always do right. That will gratify some of the people and astonish the rest". Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do". When in doubt tell the truth".  .

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

A digital Sunday evening…

The Way of the Web

It’s Sunday night and for various reasons I’ve been offline for about 48 hours and I’m pretty tired. So what am I doing? My phone is currently uploading 100+ images from today to Flickr after our trip to Woburn Safari Park, which I’ll then need to group edit and tag. Without that, everything would still be on my memory card or hard drive.

The Warren Buffett Method for Building a Successful Blog


This guest post is by Aman Basanti of Billionaire Warren Buffett’s method of deciding which companies to buy and invest in is not only instructive for share investors, but also for bloggers. His strategy can be used in the blogging world to create a successful blog—especially instructive for bloggers who are short on time and need to make every post count. Buffet’s “Durable Competitive Advantage&# concept. In other words, he looks for a product that he can profit from over a long period of without changing it much. They have a long life span in the marketplace.

Take a moment and think

Jeff Esposito

The Jonses will always be the Jonses. The Grass will always be greener. So why fight it? Why not take a minute soak it all in and appreciate what you have? Chances are it will be more fulfilling than spending your time pining over what MAY be out there. Random enjoy what you have green grass options smell the roses think


How to Use Conversion Optimization to Grow Your Blog


This guest post was written by Alex of ToMakeALiving. It’s pretty well established that to grow your blog you need to write well, and you certainly wouldn’t struggle to find a dozen or so posts which offer suggestions that mostly boil down to “learn to write good content.” Well, duh…. But assuming you can write, there is plenty of other stuff you can do to improve your blog. So rather than launch into yet another checklist about how to make a nice looking, effective blog post, I am going to share with you a more scientific method: conversion optimization. What is conversion optimization?

A World Gone Social

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Thoughts on 9/11

Proactive Report

I lived in South Africa through what was referred to there either as the Terrorist War or the War of Liberation. Whether you agree with these names or prefer to call it a civil war, it was a time when bombs were being placed in restaurants , buses, bars, shopping malls, office buildings ,  train stations and sports stadiums. One Sunday night after we’d been to a film  festival he asked someone else to take me home. During the eighties the attacks accelerated. My kids grew up in the thick of it – it was all they knew. Their reply? “You must live in a very dangerous place.&#

Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

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