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Twitter Lists: List Me Baby One More Time

Spin Sucks

The first thing to look at when making a snap judgement about someone on Twitter is how many lists they are on. Twitter introduced lists two years ago and their effective use separates amateurs from the pros. ratio of one list to 10 followers is gold. So, what are Twitter lists ? Twitter lets you create up to 20 lists. Radio podcast ).

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Top Tips: Twitter Lists

SocialFish

Latest SocialFish learning modules: Top Tips for Twitter Lists – This 23 minute intermediate level module covers some top tips to make the most of Twitter Lists, including how to find topical lists, tools for monitoring lists, automation tools, and more. Twitter 101: What’s your Following Strategy? More than you may think.

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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. When the list is viewed, the posts of the people added to that list show up in the list’s stream. People can follow your lists and you can follow theirs’ so it’s a good way to curate information to share with friends and colleagues.

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The 2015 Summer Reading List

Spin Sucks

So I thought it’d be fun to give you the 2015 summer reading list to get your BBQ, beach, flip-flop wearing season off to a bang. The 2015 Summer Reading List This is everything I’ve read since January 1 of this year. This is the debut novel from Jim Mitchem , who some of you may know from Twitter or his blog, Obsessed with Conformity. The Goldfinch. loved it.

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Agency Leads Must Absolutely Use Twitter

Spin Sucks

We try it all first and take our learnings and apply them to that of our clients. A few weeks ago, a client asked if we should try Twitter Lead Generation Cards  for their business. Just Follow on Twitter? You see the author, a lead at a very well-known firm, thinks those of us who run agencies should only follow people on Twitter—not engage, respond, or even tweet. She agreed.

Build Your Email List with These Growth Hacks

Spin Sucks

By Giles Thomas Building an email list is hard. And yet, your email list suffers. There are some little-known growth hacks that will help you build your email list quickly and efficiently. Hack Twitter Lead Generation Cards You may already get social traffic and visitors from Twitter and some of it may even convert and help to grow your email list.

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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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Lawyers: Client Names In Pitches…To List or Not To List?

Myrland Marketing

When I was in-house as a law firm marketing director, we had a service provider list us in their marketing materials, which wasn’t good as we weren’t happy with their services. We had to politely ask them to remove us from the list…awkward, right? Thanks for the opportunity to work together, We’d love to list you as a representative client for the xyz work we did together.

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The How and Why of Twitter Lists

The Social Media Incubator

The question which used to be “What is Twitter and why should I use it?” has now morphed into “ What are Twitter lists and why should I use them as a part of my strategic social media plan ?”. Simply put, Twitter Lists are a way to organize the people you’re following on Twitter. Twitter List Tip: Explore the lists of the people you follow on Twitter.

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Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

yMarketingMatters

Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

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. The list feature is a great way to categorize people by interest. love Twitter lists.

List of 3rd Party Social Media Tools #Blab #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Shares Whether you are a VA looking after the Facebook and Twitter of a small business or the marketing manager who needs to social media Monitor Instagram and Risk Management, social media tools to schedule, automate, autofollow, autotweet, monitor are critical to saving time and resources. This list is not exhaustive, just what we covered in the 1 hour chat. Feedburner and RSS.

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To Do List Contest: Making Time for Social Media

Spin Sucks

You’ve spent time building a blog, you have a Facebook page, you’re on LinkedIn and Twitter, but so what?  The main reason these social media tactics have not resulted in anything is because there is not a clear day-to-day strategy pulling them all together and that’s because we all have too much to do on our to do lists and not enough time to do it! What does the winner get? 

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What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

SocialTimes Twitter

A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly , Fox News , NASA  and BuzzFeed. 28, Twitter made Moments available to everyone. But what exactly are Twitter Moments and how can they benefit small businesses like yours?

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

yMarketingMatters

As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” ,  I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. There are about 1 billion registered Twitter users, with 241 million monthly active users. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility.

3 Steps to Building a Solid Media List

Convince & Convert

Ever land a cover story from a Twitter pitch? blogger outreach carrie morgan channel-specific marketing media lists PR public relations Social Media Marketing twitter listsImage via BigStockPhoto.com. Newsjack breaking news from a Facebook feed? Secure a blog column on a critical e-zine website?  If not, it’s time to  kick up your PR skills  a notch or two.

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Hack Your Email Growth Rate with This List-Building Tool

Convince & Convert

McKinsey & Company  reports email is almost 40 times more effective at getting new customers than Facebook and Twitter. Quiet little sidebar widgets simply aren’t visible enough (by themselves) to generate significant email lists. If you want results, the perceived value of signing up for your list must be high. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. return for every $1 spent. Value.

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Why the E. L. James Twitter Chat Went Horribly Wrong

Spin Sucks

James, the author of this horribly written book, participated in a Twitter chat…and the Internet took her to task. In this case, her publicist should have come back and said, “Here are all of the things that could go wrong”: There are many people who think the writing—particularly in the first book—is really bad and will have fun with it on Twitter. It seems E.L.

The 20 Minute Twitter Audit

Sprout Social

You want to analyze the performance of your Twitter account, but don’t want to spend three hours doing it. Twitter audit isn’t at the top of most marketers’ list of fun things to do for the day. Luckily there’s no rule that says a Twitter audit has to be excruciating or can’t be done in under an hour. What Is a Twitter Audit? Twitte

How to Find Influencers on Twitter

Razor Social

Who are the key influencers in your industry on Twitter that you need to connect with? Klear  is a powerful tool for analyzing Twitter accounts (it also supports, YouTube, blogs and Instagram).  It divides people into over 40,000 categories so you can really distil down and find the right people in the right categories. You are then presented with a list of search results.

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. As mentioned, there are 88 influencers in “Jay Today Shoutouts” list I created. 88 marketers you should follow on Twitter. The Entire List of 88 Marketers You Should Follow.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

————— According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. But what is the best way to use Twitter, without wasting valuable time? I Twitter is like looking out the window of a fast moving train.

Grow Your Twitter Following With Chats

Janet Fouts

Oh boy, another “ how to grow your Twitter following ” post! If you really want to grow a Twitter following that has any value as a network,  there’s no way around it. What’s a Twitter Chat? Twitter chats (AKA Tweet Chats) are simply a group discussion that takes place on Twitter. You’re in the wrong place. Why  a Tweet Chat? PR Chat.

Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign

yMarketingMatters

Yes, now Twitter started rolling out its new profile redesign on Tuesday April 8th. Note:  New Twitter users will get this new profile when creating an account and are walked through the account account process, so it’s actually a great way to practice using the new layout. Here are the changes and details you need to know to make  your new Twitter Page dazzling: 1.

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

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.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of  individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#. Anyway, on to the list! List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011. Here you go. Serious disconnect there.).

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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. Twitter in 2013. Curated lists were used a lot in 2012 and will be leveraged much more frequently to categorize people and observe trends. Everyone I was following through last night were added to private lists and unfollowed.

10 Tips to Build Better Converting Twitter Traffic

Sprout Social

Twitter is an integral part of social media marketing these days. Almost every business, big and small, is on Twitter. Unfortunately Twitter traffic has become more difficult to come by over the past few years. In fact, data from Shareaholic on all major social media sites found Twitter to be the least effective in terms of driving clicks. Use Twitter Cards.

Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

Twitter introduces brand pages. It won’t be a game changer, because NOBODY uses Twitter for tweeting…or at least they shouldn’t be. ” It isn’t that they are making an effort to improve the Twitter site for its users that pisses me off; it’s that there are ANY users. Twitter provides a service I love. Those people are idiots. Seriously!

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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 to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

Traditional PR mentality states that you need to have a contact list more valuable than the Glengarry leads  and email blast prospects with what are essentially novels to be able to get any results. Enter Twitter. That said, Twitter is a huge place, so how are you supposed to find all these opportunities flying around you? First, Twitter Queries. email me at”. urgharo”.

Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. Unlike a Twitter stream, these curation tools offer a way to collect a lot of information in a single place.  It pulls content from your Twitter page so it doesn’t do much for community building. Here you can keep lists of Twitter in track.

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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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How to Use Twitter as a Professional Networking Tool

Idaconcpts

Twitter is more than just a method to share your thoughts regarding any particular subject. Here are five best practices on how to use Twitter as a professional networking tool. 1. When you mention someone in a Twitter post, that person will receive a message. Although Twitter is akin to a digital soapbox, you may want to refrain from being unprofessional. Posts Images.

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Most Popular Newspapers on Twitter: Guess Who’s #1?

The Realtime Report

Which US newspaper do you think is tops on Twitter? A new study by Searchmetrics reveals the leaders: The Washington Post, The New York Times and USA Today. These top three received the most mentions on Twitter in 2013; USA Today and the Washington Post also dominated the list of the top 10 most-tweeted newspaper website stories in 2013. Here are the top 10:  .

Using Twitter for Effective Media Relations

Spin Sucks

Over the past year or so I have been using Twitter to contact journalists. The worlds of the media and PR agencies are both fast paced so the immediacy of Twitter enables both parties to take advantage of reacting to trends and breaking news – stories can be imagined, written and published within an hour if it’s a hot topic. Do you already use Twitter for PR? Pitch. Thank.

47 Books For Your 2011 Reading List

Dave Fleet

Tweet Looking for books to populate your reading list for 2011? Once again, I reached out for suggestions – this time to people on Twitter. Here’s the list of books they suggested, along with a few books I plan on reading myself (links are Amazon affiliate links): Non-Fiction. What would you add to the list? Here are a few to think about. books

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Twitter Basics: How To Get Started On Twitter For Business

yMarketingMatters

What Makes Twitter Different. On Twitter, you’ll find friends and family as well as celebrities, companies and strangers who may share your interests. the list goes on. Like any social network, what you get out of Twitter is based on what you put in and how active you are. Remember: Twitter is for short bursts of information. Twitter is Viral.

Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012

Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne’s Ottawa Twitter top 20 lists used to feature on this blog monthly. But they were very time consumer to compile and the grading tools used kept changing algorithms and or other aspects of their service making the lists difficult to standardize. This list was compiled using Twitter Grader. The  list is published through Listly which means a significant difference from past lists.  With Listly, we add a human element to composing the list because readers can vote the people lest up or down the list.