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Reconsider Fashion PR

Spin Sucks

The fashion PR industry has a pretty interesting story to tell if you can look beyond the Avant-Garde (unwearable) runway creations to the clusters of people backstage, dressed in black, with clipboards, walkie-talkies, and this season’s must-have manicure. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week brings in more than $40 million  to New York each year. Fashion blogging is mega-business.

Bashing Google+: Fashionable, but not Smart

Geoff Livingston

Doubting the new social network is the fashionable thing to do. While the network has not surpassed Facebook and to date lacks the business impact of established networks Twitter and LinkedIn, it has developed its own community. Geekery Marketing Chrome facebook google LinkedIn professional Reader social media expert twitter Yahoo! Image by Monkey at Large. In the 1990s Yahoo!

Is the See-Now, Buy-Now Model Bypassing the Fashion Editor as Influencer?

Meltwater

Whether you’re on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat, when New York Fashion Week comes around,… Read More.

Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Verified accounts launched on Twitter in 2009 , but there was previously no way for account holders to request verification. More information is available via Twitter’s Help Center , which stated that necessary information includes: Verified phone number. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s new application process for verified accounts? Biography.

THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY…THEY EARN IT

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY…THEY EARN IT by Nancy Myrland on July 30, 2010 Some of you might remember the 1970s Smith Barney commercial starring the famous actor and producer  John Houseman. The old-fashioned way…they earn it.”

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D. Diana writes for BitRebels.com and InkRebels.com, and as noted above, her post on Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women was one source of inspiration for this #Nifty50 list. She’s an informative and prolific Twitterer, and active in Twin Cities social media. What is it? aaker.

What Twitter Trolls Can Teach You About Your Brand

Simply Measured

There are 310 million monthly active Twitter users publishing millions of tweets every day. heated exchange with customer service turns into an all-out Twitter war. Your Twitter audience will notice when a loud troll starts publishing negative things about your brand. Customer Service on Twitter | March 2015 Download. Twitter trolls live to destroy reputations.

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

When BBF Yvonne DiVita, author/founder of Lipsticking and BlogPaws , asked me to play along on an ''old fashion'' blog meme or blog hop,  I immediately said yes. Blog   Twitter  . Drop by to read Nettie''s post on 8/18 Blog Twitter . Blog Twitter. Blog memes were popular before blogs were social media. However, I never really knew I was until I started Diva Marketing.

4 Ways the Twitter You Know is Changing Forever

Convince & Convert

Twitter is on its way to becoming something entirely different. This isn’t a new phenomenon, as Twitter’s first incarnation as short form narcissism gave more than a kernel of truth to the old complaint among non-users that “they didn’t want to know what people had for lunch.” Twitter became (and still is) the headline news of the modern age.

Top Luxury Brands on Social Media – And 3 Mistakes They Should Avoid

Talkwalker SM

Our latest report used Talkwalker’s social listening platform to analyze how ten giants of the luxury industry , from Dior and Chanel to Tesla and Ferrari , are using Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see what worked and what didn’t work. Screenshots from the Facebook & Twitter accounts of Tesla Motors. On Twitter the video lasted 2.5 This stereotype is no more.

Michael Kors #MKTimeless Contest Leads To 50% Growth in Instagram Followers

The Realtime Report

Designer fashion label Michael Kors launched a two-week contest on Instagram back in August, asking users to share pictures of their favorite Michael Kors watch with the hashtag #MKTimeless. L2 Think Tank reports that “Instagram, along with Pinterest, is capturing the bulk of the fashion industry growth on social media.”

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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American Apparel: “We’ve made as much as $50K in one flash sale on Twitter”

The Realtime Report

Twitter has proven itself to be a valuable marketing tool for edgy clothing brand American Apparel. In an interview recently posted on the Twitter blog , American Apparel’s Director of Marketing Ryan Holiday discusses a single flash sale on Twitter that earned $50,000 for the clothing brand. Why does Twitter work so well for American Apparel? Email Vs. Twitter.

Why Twitter Needs Channels

TwiTip

Twitter is a wonderful communications tool and while it does many things really well, there are a few things it doesn’t do so well. The Hash Tag evolved as a way for Twitter users to more easily find tweets on a specific topic. Also, while Twitter does nothing to help you filter out unwanted Hash Tags, TweetDeck does have a filter feature, but I’ve never bothered to use it.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project – and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D. And she’s energetic and inspirational on Twitter. What is it? amberbuhl.

LOOKK: Community That Connects Designers With Consumers

Mindjumpers

So why should the fashion industry be left behind? We all know that London Fashion Week showcased how to use social media to its full potential with competitions, updates and photos on Facebook, Twitter and blogs. Social Media Social Network community exposure fashion lovers feedback London Fashion week LOOK young designersWhat is LOOKK? How does it work?

What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals

Direct Marketing Observations

I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion. But in 2012 you cannot mention social media without a reference to 1) Facebook and 2) Twitter.

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4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 5 Popular Posts About Social Media 3 Infographics on Why You Should Use Social Networks as Marketing Tools » 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry Posted by Sara Hansson Sep 10th, 2010 Tweet Fashion weeks have past by all over the world. New influencers There is a difference.

Twitter Bans Automated Bulk Following

Bill Hartzer

Twitter has banned the widespread practice of auto following other Twitter users, as well as bulk following Twitter users. If you’re following users in an automated fashion in any way, you had better stop it right now. Or risk losing your Twitter account. Again, stop using those apps to auto follow people back, or risk losing your Twitter account entirely.

The Mutterings Of Twitter

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Brands that are leveraging Twitter to connect with their consumers may be in for a surprise. We can't forget that Twitter - in its purest form - is the ultimate exhaust valve for many individuals to let some immediate steam loose. In a world of Twitter mutterings, not all tweets are created equal. The evolving landscape of brands, Twitter, customer service and meaningful connections is something to behold. That's Twitter. twitter. twitter muttering. People tweet whatever internal mutterings are frustrating them at one, specific moment in time.

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 Twitter Verification Opens Up to All Users. You too can get verified on Twitter …well, maybe. The All in this week’s Social You Should Know. Snapchat’s New Plan for Bitmojis.

Why is Grandma Using Facebook and Uncle Joe Using Twitter? 10 Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

Social Media Citizens

Recently I was looking at some very interesting statistics reported by Yougov.com which illustrated some very interesting trends.  I thought I would share them with you as they may just change the way you think about sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Men are more likely to use Twitter or YouTube. Fashion: Woman 2.9% – Men 7.8%. The reason? 

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“#&# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

mashable.com

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.

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

Convince & Convert

Where did the color go in fashion? 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. like comparing things. None, zilch, nada! It’s very. Read the whole entry. » social media strategy

Is the See-Now, Buy-Now Model Bypassing the Fashion Editor as Influencer?

Meltwater

Whether you’re on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat, when New York Fashion Week comes around,… Read More.

Fashion140: Fashion Industry+Social Media=The Perfect Fit

yMarketingMatters

Yesterday I attended the first ever conference on the state of social media and the fashion industry: The Fashion140 conference: “How Social Media is Changing our Business”, co-produced by Jeff Pulver (@JeffPulver) of the 140Conf and Lilly Berelovich of Fashion Snoops (@fashionsnoops). Social Media Marketing 140con Facebook fashion lincoln center fashion140 fashionsnoops Jeff Pulver Mobile Marketing social media Twitter YouTubeCheck out the video here (bonus: you will see me in a.

Twitter’s Verified Accounts Application Process (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced an online application process for verified accounts  in July, and SurePayroll  prepared a guide in infographic form. Readers: Have any of you submitted applications to have your Twitter accounts verified? Infographics Twitter business fashion film government Journalism Media movies music Politics Religion Sports SurePayroll television TV verified accounts

3 Simple Ways to Find Relevant Twitter Followers

Kikolani

Tired of all the tricks of the trade advice when it comes to finding quality people to follow on Twitter in the hopes that they will be interested in your tweets and follow you back? Simply answer these questions, and do the following to build your network with quality Twitter followers. 1. Find them on Twitter, follow their account, and retweet their posts. Related Posts.

How to Use Twitter and Social Media To Get News Media Attention

Bill Hartzer

Well, I’ve been using Twitter for quite some time now to get the attention of the news media–by pointing out possible stories after I’ve networked with them on the social sites. But that networking, using Twitter , eventually paid off. Because they’re real people, just like you and me, with Twitter, Facebook, and Google Plus accounts. So, what happened?

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.

Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

Mindjumpers

The Fashion house Burberry is always worth following to stay updated on what’s trending within cool content, and cinemagraphs are no exception. Burberry has recently used the format to promote the recently held fashion show in London and for new product introductions. Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features. General Electric. Honda. Burberry.

Your Socks Should Match Your Trousers

Ari Herzog

It’s apparently a fashion faux pas to match the color of your socks to the color of your shoes. Related Stories Social Networking In Your Face 3 Decembers of Twitter Data No Thanks, @BostonGlobe. Media fashion Yet, this is what I’ve been doing for the longest time. GQ, Men’s Fitness, and similar websites told me I was wrong. My quest for socks is complete.

WIWT launches and networks of shared interest

The Way of the Web

So fashion social network WIWT has publicly launched today after a beta period, and I’ve been checking it out after agreeing to upload at least one image of myself. It’s why niche networks of interest can continue to thrive despite the ubiquity of the big social network giants (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc). So is WIWT any good? Simple answer is yes. No, sorry.

Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?

Stay N' Alive

In perhaps one of my most controversial articles (unintentionally), I wrote a week or two ago about how both Twitter and Facebook both quietly removed RSS from user accounts and Pages. It appears that Facebook listened though, as there is now a "Subscribe via RSS" link on Facebook Pages, and the source now links to an atom feed for clients that want to auto-discover the feeds.

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ICYMI – Facebook, Snapchat Fashion Week, Instagram

Danny WhatMough

Twitter is experimenting with TV timelines. Good round up from the WSJ about how brands used Snapchat during Fashion Week season. Twitter rolls out new landing page for analytics. Here’s my weekly round-up of things you need to know and might have missed this last week in the world of digital PR and social media. Want this in your inbox each week?  Subscribe here. Facebook says no to exposed buttocks and nipples. YouTube rolls out interactive cards. Top brands are now posting more on Instagram than Facebook. YouTube provides the ability to show 360 degree videos.

How to Promote Your Business, Blog or Website on Twitter

Kikolani

Twitter offers many ways of promoting your business, blog, or website with interested people in the Twittersphere. Before I get started on the various ways to promote yourself, remember that Twitter should not only be about self promotion. While there are many opportunities to promote your own agenda on Twitter, you have to keep a healthy balance between promoting yourself, responding to others who ask you questions, thanking Twitter users that help you out, and just sharing valuable information with your followers from other websites and blogs. Twitter Directories.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

They present complex concepts quickly and clearly, and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion. Who Uses Twitter and How. Year of Twitter. The Meteoric Rise of Twitter. Facebook vs. Twitter. Profile of a Twitter User. Twitter Territory. Twitter PR Strategy. Twitter Statistics. The Story (So Far) of Twitter.

How I Will Add 1000 Twitter Followers This Year

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 Nick Stewart @NicksTraffic Nick is a Website Traffic Expert and runs a blog: Nicks Traffic Tricks How I Will Add 1,000 Twitter Followers This Year 66 Most people on twitter want to increase the number of people that follow them. Put a link to my twitter account in my e-mail signature I receive e-mails every day from different people asking me how to get traffic to their website. Thanks for the post!

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.