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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.

Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

How can ExactTarget hope to compete against a raft of very high quality free, or very low cost competitors like TweetDeck and HootSuite? week of Foursquare checkins. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Featured Headline Social Media Twitter CoTweet Dodo ExactTarget Foursquare HootSuite - Social Media Dashboard TweetdeckCoTweet , 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. Image via CrunchBase. It will be interesting to watch this play out.

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?

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

Webbiquity SMM

The always-insightful Adam Holden-Bache contends that location-based services like Foursquare aren’t just for consumer marketers, and supplies ideas on how B2B marketers can capitalize such as through partnerships with non-competitive local businesses, incentives and rewards, and in event marketing (“Are you seeing a lot of your contacts attending certain business events? But 44.24

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

When you really want to get the word out, spreading that news across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+ are the go-to mediums. Many companies, especially small businesses, might rely on Facebook while letting other social media outlets slide. Finally, it creates a unified homepage for Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn. TweetDeck. HootSuite. Digsby.

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The Blogger’s Guide to Meaningful Engagement on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter

ProBlogger

When it comes to social media, Facebook, Google+, and Twitter are the big three. Better Engagement on Facebook. You more than likely have a Facebook fan page if you are in business. See, about 90% of people who like your Facebook fan page never return. What is good content on Facebook? We don’t know exactly how Facebook judges content, but we know they look at three scores using their EdgeRank indicator: Affinity: This is a measure of how much a user’s fans like his page. Time your posts: The best time to post to Facebook is between 10am and 4pm.

Why Alps Bethneck is 5 Years Old

Ari Herzog

2007: Facebook. But Tweetdeck ! Foursquare? Even if Facebook et al. This is a guest blog post by Stephen Black. This is his story. 2005: Flickr. Do I want to treat Flickr as a serious base for showcasing my photographic works? Or, do I want to use it as a base for experimentation? Ask Chiaki Williams. scramble my name and Alps Bethneck is born. 2010: Twitter. Maybe.

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5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

TweetDeck. TweetDeck is desktop, iPhone, Android, and Google Chrome application that lets you manage your social media outlets. You can manage Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Buzz, Myspace (do people actually use Myspace?) This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them. He is the Media Coordinator at BigMarker.com , and he rides his bike to work almost every day. Non-profits are the kids at the lunch table that pay for every item with exact change. BigMarker.com. WorkFlowy.com. Causecast.org. Present.ly.

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24 Full Service Tools to Manage B2B Social Media

socialmediab2b.com

Networks Supported: Facebook, Twitter. Networks Supported : Twitter, Facebook, LInkedIn, Foursquare, Wordpress. MediaFunnel is the Business Social Media (BSM) platform that will put you firmly in control of your organization’s Twitter and Facebook use. Networks Supported : Facebook, Twitter. Networks Supported: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Wordpress, Blogger. Networks Supported: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. Networks Supported : Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Google Buzz, Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr and a bunch more. TweetDeck.

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Which are the best Twitter apps … The Results « The Cube

Gemma Went

So here are the Top 9: Ahead by a mile was Tweetdeck , followed closely behind by Hootsuite. Tweetdeck Hootsuite Tweetie Seesmic Bit.Ly youd like to receive a copy of this hot off the press (well hot off the internet), sign up here to receive a shiny new copy once its done Connect elsewhere *Website Delicious Facebook Flavors (everything in one place) Flickr Foursquare LinkedIn Slideshare Twitter You Tube Search ANY CHARACTER HERE Twitter followers Share or bookmark this blog/page Stumble It! Two that get a great deal of use by me. The rest, you can see below.

Organize Your Tweets with More Than One Twitter Client

TwiTip

TweetDeck Echofon Twitterrific Most of the tools I have listed here provide traditional Twitter functionality. My new account that I established ( @AreMorch ), is what I use for business relationships. I use TweetDeck to manage tweets from Social Media experts. The great thing with TweetDeck is that I can view current trends, and then add specific columns related to the trends.

A Comprehensive List of Social Media Tips, Guides, Plugins.

Saying It Social

of upcoming trends [link] Seesmic – Twitter & FB app [link] Twitterrific – Mac & iPhone app [link] TweetDeck – Twitter, FB & MySpace app [link] Power Twitter – Firefox Add-on https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9591 Twuffer – schedule tweets for later! Tips & Guides Mashable – Twitter Lists, Resources & How-Tos [link] How To Blog: A Beginner?s Blog Publishing Guide [link] 10 Things to Do Before Launching Your Blog [link] Writing for Bloggers – A Quick Guide on Style, Substance and Strategy [link] Creating a web presence – why bother? Buzz Index – Today?s

5 Popular Posts From The Last Month

Mindjumpers

We have chosen to include the most significant changes at different platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc. The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye…I knew that I’ve seen something like it before – another tweet a couple of days ago. We Love Facebook!

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

www.convinceandconvert.com

Twitter Tweetdeck I use Tweetdeck for serious twitter sessions. find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. I do this only occasionally, however, as my friends/followers on each site don’t have much overlap. think Facebook Lite makes Facebook engagement easier – maybe you will too?

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Geoff’s Market Research Bulletin – 1st Edition

Geoff Livingston

By breaking down the data on who searches for Google+ vs. Facebook, iPhone vs. Android, and Red Sox vs. Yankees, Goodman shows how market researchers quickly deduce from that lone word that a Google+ searchers are younger and wealthier, cellphone searchers are generally about the same, and that Yankee fans are much more geographically diverse. Image by Robert Scoble. Dunbar.

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Gemma Went

Social Media Citizens

also pop in to LinkedIn and Facebook once or twice a day and engage there. Behind that would be Google Reader , LinkedIn , Facebook and Foursquare. Tweetdeck – I still prefer this dashboard to manage my Twitter streams, accounts and searches. Gemma Went is the Director of Red Cube Marketing , a communications agency integrating Marketing, PR and Social Media.

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Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

EventBrite is integrated with Facebook, so users can also promote their events there to drive more visits to their event page and sell more tickets. Facebook : Facebook is a social networking Web site. Facebook is the largest social network in the world with more than 500 million users. Like : A “Like” is an action that can be made by a Facebook user. site (e.g.

Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business

Freelance Social Media

Look into using something Seesmic or Tweetdeck. To hire LangfordMedia email info@langfordmedia.com Recent Posts Twitter and the Curious Case of Samantha Steele’s Hair Social Media Blog Regurgitation GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare The Auto DM Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Sites we like Bear Goodell – Sports. Why is this important? Hashtags. Use them. Media.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Twitter Tweetdeck I use Tweetdeck for serious twitter sessions. find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. I do this only occasionally, however, as my friends/followers on each site don’t have much overlap. It doesn’t have the advanced functionality of Tweetdeck (such as cross-posting to Facebook), but it’s so easy-to-use that it’s my favorite Twitter app. think Facebook Lite makes Facebook engagement easier – maybe you will too? Smart. Nifty.

Tip of the Week: Hootsuite

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the Week: Hootsuite 05/03/2010 tags: Hootsuite , Twitter management , Twitter tools by Gemma Went So my tip of this week is Hootsuite , a fantastic Twitter client that allows you to manage various profiles (including Facebook, Linked In, WordPress and others). It can be used as your only Twitter client, but as I still favour Tweetdeck for that, I primiarly use it to schedule tweets. As you can see, I have Twitter, Facebook and Linked In set up so I could share it to all three.

Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube

Gemma Went

number of other monitoring tools were suggested: Google Alerts , Hootsuite , 1000Heads own tracker (thank you James), Conversocial , Netvibes , Scoutlabs , Whostalkin , Twazzup , BackTweets , Brandwatch , Tweetdeck , Backtype and Trackur. 40% of respondents don’t use any, but as expected Foursquare was the most widely used with 48% of respondents checking in. clout. what a year!

Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps « The Cube

Gemma Went

So without further ado … Twitter desktop clients Tweetdeck hit the top spot, as expected with 64% of the votes, with Hootsuite following close behind with 44%. Twitter mobile clients Again Tweetdeck came out on top with 28%, followed by Tweetie (16%), Echofon (14%) and Twitterberry (3%). The first post covered general social media tools. So there you have it. what a year!

Install twittergadget in Gmail (how to)

Freelance Social Media

Jacinta uses TweetDeck. To hire LangfordMedia email info@langfordmedia.com Recent Posts Twitter and the Curious Case of Samantha Steele’s Hair Social Media Blog Regurgitation GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare The Auto DM Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Sites we like Bear Goodell – Sports. It puts twitter right where I need it, when I need it, good stuff. Necessary?

50 Great Apps for Your iPad

Dave Fleet

TweetDeck – Interface could use some work, but still a good app. Facebook – Still no iPad interface for this, which is surprising as Facebook could do great things with a bigger screen. Foursquare – iPhone app for the popular location-based social network. Wondering what apps to install on your iPad? Here are 50 of the apps I’ve installed on mine.

Retuning your Twitter dials

Gemma Went

youd like to receive a copy of this hot off the press (well hot off the internet), sign up here to receive a shiny new copy once its done Connect elsewhere *Website Delicious Facebook Flavors (everything in one place) Flickr Foursquare LinkedIn Slideshare Twitter You Tube Search ANY CHARACTER HERE Twitter followers Share or bookmark this blog/page Stumble It! Winner. what a year!

Fetching Friday – Resources, Dofollow Updates & Go Daddy

Kikolani

Facebook. Location based services coming to Facebook (Geo-tagging, brands, and privacy issues.). ways to enhance your Facebook fan page. How to know a good fan on Facebook. scientific ways to promote sharing on Facebook. things to stop doing now on Facebook. 10 ways for a non-profit to use Foursquare. Hootsuite vs. Tweetdeck – a comprehensive analysis. Facebook in Real Life. Facebook in Real Life. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon and retweeted on @kikolani this week. Twitter.

An ode against automated tweets

Danny WhatMough

xx has checkedin on Foursquare. If there is something you really want to share, then take an additional 2 minutes, log into Tweetdeck and pen a 140 update that adds some value. Tweet. If there’s one thing that really annoys on Twitter, it’s automated tweets. You know the ones: xx has uploaded a video on YouTube. xx has added xx film to their Lovefilm account. Tweet.

Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week

Gemma Went

We can also chat there if you like Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit from → Top 10 links of the Week ← Tip of the week: Tweetdeck More Isn’t Always Merrier → 2 Comments leave one → same day gifts london permalink 12/04/2010 10:27 am thanks for the handy list!! Enjoy. Did you enjoy this post? really useful, do you do this every week? Well were nice like that.If

Great American Beer Festival and Twitter

Freelance Social Media

About 10:30, when the GABF was shutting down, I fired up my Tweetdeck to make a search for #GABF and see what the users were saying. I was not disappointed, I was fed a steady stream of people that were overjoyed with their experience and more than willing to share their favorite breweries and hidden gems. In this case I want user generated suggestions for what to drink. Media. Marketing.

Drive Blog Traffic Without Using Twitter | Spin Sucks

Spin Sucks

still maintain Twitter is going to die (I’m surprised it hasn’t happened yet) so we’re thinking of the future when I pose the question during every staff meeting, “What are we doing to drive traffic that isn’t reliant on Twitter?&# We are using other tools – StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook, for instance. Welcome back to the real world. Poison?

Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing.

Gemma Went

On occasion I do use the ‘shorten’ button on TweetDeck but not often. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing? This attention to detail on something so trivial and the irony of the first comment pleased me greatly. You can see the tweet here. talking to each other. Innit.

Kill The Five Year Plan: Is It Time To Unplan Your Business?

Gemma Went

We can also chat there if you like Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit from → Strategy ← Top 10 social media, marketing and pr links from last week Tip of the week: Tweetdeck → 3 Comments leave one → Steve Ward, @CloudNine Media Recruitment permalink 08/04/2010 8:31 am I really buy into this theory Ian. Just like that. So find a new way to plan your new business ideas.

Interview with Google Wave testers

Freelance Social Media

forsee wave developing into sort of a Tweetdeck for all your online services. Maybe something that shows when someone I am following (or a contact) is active on twitter, or Facebook, etc. To hire LangfordMedia email info@langfordmedia.com Recent Posts Twitter and the Curious Case of Samantha Steele’s Hair Social Media Blog Regurgitation GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare The Auto DM Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Sites we like Bear Goodell – Sports. The interviewees: Sam Davyson , neighbor across the pond with interests in computing and technology. Media.

On Saturday night I was having a few drinks in a lovely Soho pub.

Gemma Went

On occasion I do use the ‘shorten’ button on TweetDeck but not often. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Bad grammar, bad spelling: Is language as we know it, changing? This attention to detail on something so trivial and the irony of the first comment pleased me greatly. You can see the tweet here. talking to each other. Innit.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, First Newsletter & Tennis Street Magic

Kikolani

Facebook. How to create your own custom Facebook share URL – super easy and makes sure you get the image you want shared with your pages! How to use status tagging successfully on Facebook pages – great way to get your posts noticed on other Pages (tip: when you promote a new blog post on your personal profile, status tag your blog’s fan page to get new fans!). How to create a Facebook landing page for your blog – from graphics to FBML to content for new visitors (plus 5 ways to use Facebook for traffic, branding and engagement ).

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

According to these numbers, the audience using Twitter actually declined from August to December, 2009 (during the same period, Facebook went from 250 million to 350 million members). 2. Facebook Sharpening the Knife You may remember that Twitter refused Facebook’s $500 million buyout offer last September. So as expected, Facebook just added Twitter-style features and functions to its service , to evaporate Twitter’s competitive angle. Updating Facebook from third parties like Tweetdeck? Posting to Twitter directly from Facebook? Check. Check.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Location, Location, Location The biggest story of the event was the widespread usage of presence services foursquare and Gowalla. foursquare has a very interesting new dashboard that shows business owners data about how and when people have checked-in. I’ll write about that soon. 6. Thus, to avoid boring their followers with #sxsw tweet barrages, many people bypassed Twitter in favor of foursquare or Gowalla. 7. But do you think, maybe, it had something to do with the fact they were watching their Tweetdeck more than the panel? Scan Me? The kismet. Karma baby.