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LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?


A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. wrote about how the changes would likely impact associations on Mizz Information ; in short, here’s an overview of the new Groups features and what associations need to know about each: Member Approval in Standard Groups. Better Content Filtering.

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Why is Twitter a crucial channel for trade associations and advocacy groups?


—————— During major political events like the State of the Union address or presidential debates, Twitter serves as the national town hall: a place to learn about and debate issues in real time. This dynamic makes the platform a prime marketing channel for trade associations and advocacy groups seeking to shape the national dialogue.

Twitter Aim to Regain Momentum with New Video & Group Message Features


Last week Twitter launched the new video feature making it possible for users to easily capture and share videos without leaving the app. Furthermore, a new group direct message feature was added, which appears to be an invite for the mobile-focused millennials who seem to prefer group messaging apps such as WhatsApp (another Facebook property via acquisition) as well as Snapchat.

Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You


LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. And Twitter’s not going to crumble away like a withering leaf over a backlash against its rules and terms of service. The Changes to LinkedIn Groups Streamline its Top Functions. LinkedIn Groups Aren’t Your Bulletin Board for Sales.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles. have lists for specific groups or people in my network. love Twitter lists. Media Twitter

Aggregate Social Network Data Using the New Group Report

Sprout Social

We’ve wrapped up our reports overhaul with an update to our Group Report. The report combines a variety of social media analytics from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to benchmark your business’ overall success on social. The Group Report allows you to compare and analyze your social strategy across networks by aggregating common metrics across channels and timeframes.

The Demographics of Twitter Users [Study]


Tweet Twitter has more than 500 million users and is continuously growing, but who are all these new tweeters? Pew Research Center has released an Internet study that focuses solely on Twitter and includes some great user demographics. Twitter is soaring among young adults. use Twitter as of February 2012, and 8% are daily users. 15% of all online adults in the U.S.

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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013

Ari Herzog

Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. will continue to interact with like-minded individuals on groups and in the Q&A section. Twitter in 2013. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013.

Twitter Adding Custom Filtering, Custom Metrics to Ads Manager

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing a new version of its Ads Manager with plans to roll out a public beta “in the coming months.”. Senior product manager, revenue Christine Lee  said in a blog post that the revamped Ads Manager provides one place for brands to plan, manage and report on their campaigns, adding that campaigns, ad groups, promoted tweets  and other ads can be viewed and optimized. Use custom filters to more quickly find your campaigns, ad groups or even ads. Twitter advertisers: What do you think? Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) July 29, 2016.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

How Political Posts Will Quietly Kill Your Network

Spin Sucks

Comments Comments Related Stories How NOT to Build a Following on Social Media How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter Google+: The Social Platform We All Love to Hate. David (DFish) Fisher makes the case on why you shouldn't share political posts on social media for the mere fact that you will always anger someone.

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups


Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. Therefore, one of the most important way a multi-author blog group could be used is to encourage all contributors to help push posts on social media. link].

How LinkedIn Groups can Explode your Blog Traffic


Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram are free and work well if you have the time to organically grow a following. The answer is LinkedIn Groups. What is a LinkedIn Group? LinkedIn defines LinkedIn Groups as “a great way for organisations to keep in touch with their members about current events and to discuss issues of common interest.”. It’s social.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. Pitching journalists on Twitter. ” 3.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

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All Twitter Users Can Now Create Moments

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced  Wednesday that its Moments  feature is now available to all users. — Twitter (@twitter) September 28, 2016. Twitter rolled out Moments last October , and it expanded access to the feature in August , saying at the time: We’re excited to announce that a broader group of creators will be making Moments, including influencers, partners, brands and, in the coming months, everyone. The coming months” are here, as Twitter said in a tweet  Wednesday: For everyone who wants to make a Moment–starting today you can! uk9v6I2znW.

Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

Almost Savvy

There will be a handful in the middle; those who can see both sides, but there won’t be many of you in this third group. Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Business LinkedIn Social Media Tips Twitter connections etiquette organize technologyMaybe.

Mobile Install-App Ads, New Twitter Profile, Updates to Facebook’s News Feed Algorithum & More | Social Media Snapshot

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Bing , Facebook , Google , Groups you admin section , install-app ads , linkedin , MoPub , new twitter profile , news feed algorithum , rich LinkedIn snippets , Twitter , youtube Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place. Blog Facebook Google Social Media Marketing Twitter Bing Groups you admin section install-app ads linkedin MoPub new twitter profile news feed algorithum rich LinkedIn snippets youtube

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200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

Charles Cooper, The Rockley Group. Kathleen Gossman, EnVeritas Group. Dominik Grau, Ebner Media Group. Joey Hall, EnVeritas Group. Ahava Leibtag, Aha Media Group. Rebecca Lieb, Altimeter Group. Ann Rockley, The Rockley Group. Bo Sacks, Precision Media Group. Aubrae Wagner, EnVeritas Group. Adam Witty, Advantage Media Group.

MUST READ new Pew survey about groups on the internet


There is a brand new Pew Internet Research survey out called The Social Side of the Internet which is all about the impact of the internet on GROUP-FORMING. There’s lots of data in here about internet users joining groups, including associations. It is hard to underestimate the impact of social media and internet use on group engagement.  As noted [.], See what you think.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. As the CEO and Founder at TalentCulture Consulting Group, Meghan connects talent with technology companies as well as being an accomplished speaker and author.

The Not-So Secret Guide to Twitter Lists

Janet Fouts

What are Twitter lists anyway? A Twitter list is a curated group of users on Twitter. Basically it’s a way to group interesting people on specific subjects or other groups (clients, friends, competitors, movie stars) to more easily follow whatever topic brought them all together. You know how people complain about how noisy Twitter is?

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Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday introduced Twitter Insiders, a single destination for brands and agencies to fill their research needs. Research manager Gemma Proctor said in a blog post  that Twitter Insiders is a network of more than 12,000 users aged 16 and up from the U.S. When online, Twitter Insiders are always available–so they’re ideal for performing fast, continuous research.

How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]


And like Facebook users, 50% of the Twitter users access the network via mobile. This means that your Twitter followers will tweet and RT anywhere, anytime – and they’ll expect you to be ready. In the following blog post, I will share some pointers on the basics that brands will have to understand in order to engage successfully on Twitter. Just imagine that!

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5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits


Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Take a look at UNICEF’s Twitter page and you’ll see that they’re rather disciplined with their posting – they share one tweet almost every two hours.

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first. Why Twitter Chats? One of the biggest challenges for businesses on Twitter is building an active following. Hosting a Twitter Chat. Choosing a topic for your Twitter chat is key.

Why This Successful Solopreneur Uses Facebook Groups to Grow His Business – Daniel DiPiazza [SSM011]

Buffer Social

How many Facebook Groups have you joined that you don’t check regularly? Imagine my surprise when I joined the Rich20Something Facebook Group and was constantly excited to see all of the new, value-packed content being shared by both the founder, Daniel Di Piazza , and all of the other group members (now nearly 15,000.). Entrepreneur Lifestyle Group  on Facebook.

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked. My point is this: If social media has zero effect on drawing eyeballs to their shows, why are the networks (NBC included) so intent on promoting them on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.?

3 Ways to Use Context From Twitter Profiles

SocialTimes Twitter

report from Spredfast offers insight into how Twitter profiles can be used to uncover deeper audience context. Twitter’s bios may be short, but users provide clues into users’ self image: A 160-character open field (for information like “loves dogs” or “digital marketer”) and free-form location field (resulting in text like “Paris”, “Berlin”, or “the 512”). This data gives other Twitter users context around who they’re following, points of origin for different opinions, and insight into potential connections. Job pride and family ties were also high in the U.K.,

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As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

Spin Sucks

It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I  love Twitter. In the early days, I created a group of friends who we still refer to ourselves as the posse. Without the social network, I would have never met some of these people and the idea makes me very sad. I’ve always contended Twitter wouldn’t last forever. As they should. IFTTT. So What? Imagine that.

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PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake

The Realtime Report

Yesterday, a San Francisco court gave PeopleBrowsr, an provider of Twitter analytics services, a temporary restraining order against Twitter. The court ruling forces Twitter to maintains PeopleBrowsr’s full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The uneasy relationship between Twitter and the third-party developer community has been well documented.

Facts About Consumer Behaviour on Twitter [Study]


Tweet In a recent study made by Constant Contact and research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey , some useful findings have been made about Twitter users. What is especially interesting to emphasize from this study, is that people who follow brands on Twitter are more likely to both buy and recommend the products of these brands. Twitter users = frequent online users. infographic].

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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. She heads up Adams Consulting Group, a technical services firm specializing in Apple Macintosh desktops, servers and laptops. She’s an informative and prolific Twitterer, and active in Twin Cities social media. And she’s energetic and inspirational on Twitter.

6 Science-Backed Strategies to Get More Followers on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and More

Buffer Social

Follower count is often considered one of the vainest of vanity metrics. I can relate. I’ve had my fair share of ego tied to that golden number on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn—one day I’ll point out my follower growth to a friend and the next I’ll feel all insecure about the number not being big enough. Quantity can’t be forgotten. Use hashtags.

An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter. ” So #4 got me thinking about #3 – how “Twitter,” as an anthropomorphic name, perfectly describes that chaotic, disparate, competitive, showboating raucousness of #1. What group did I belong to? Murder of Crows.   …’orrible, troll type mean-ness. I can find examples of each group in my own feed. But which group do you most fit into?

New Twitter Character Count — Yay or nay?

agora pulse

Twitter recently announced the universal roll-out of their enhanced character-limit rules. Twitter (@twitter) September 19, 2016. You’ll no longer have to penny-pinch your words to ensure they reach the whole group. Why the Change in Twitter Character Count is a Good Thing. For group conversations, this is also extremely beneficial. You’re in luck!

88 Marketers You Need to Follow on Twitter

Convince & Convert

thought it would be useful to create a Twitter list of these people ( which you can access and follow here ); but even more interesting to see how they are connected and interconnected. Among this group, the top 10 people with the highest Insider Score (meaning that other people in the group follow them on Twitter) are: 1. 88 marketers you should follow on Twitter.

Twitter Expands Access to Moments

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter is expanding the availability of its Moments  feature to “a broader group of creators … including influencers , partners, brands and, in the coming months, everyone.”. Peña wrote: When things happen in the world, people come to Twitter to see, experience and comment about what’s happening as it unfolds. Moments allow people to capture and experience richer stories reflecting the diversity of tweets that, together, make Twitter so powerful. It’s a powerful Twitter feature, continuing to help build community as we engage specific topics and events.

Three Reasons Twitter Is Beginning to Suck

Spin Sucks

Most recently, the winds of change are touching a place that I’ve held quite dear… Twitter. I’m beginning to come to terms with the reality that, perhaps for me, Twitter just isn’t ever going to be what it used to be. Following are the top three reasons (I think) Twitter is beginning to suck. She can be reached via email or well, still on Twitter. Times change. Lately?

Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

SocMed Sean

Every time I hear of companies blocking Blogging Sites, Facebook, Twitter, and other Social Media sites, it makes me wonder what curmudgeon or poorly informed leader is calling the shots and what experience drove them to make the decision. An online shoe retailer that has blown the door off marketing and expanding their sales opportunities  and customer support through the use of Twitter.