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Feature Content that Answers Questions for Better SEO

Spin Sucks

Nearly two years ago, Google changed their algorithm (and called it Hummingbird ) to accommodate the way people search the web—by featuring content that answers questions. When you do a Google search, how often are you asking a question? Rather, Google autofills some of the most popular questions of the day. The five people they quoted were all found through a Twitter search.

Social Media: Answering Questions from Your Clients


The problem with this question is that it is the wrong one to ask. You need to make them interested in your good/service, answer their questions, and provide them great customer service. So, if your customers are tweeting questions like this one: @SunCountryAir My Mother was flying from LAS to MSP and there was a mechanical issue with plane.She missed a day from work/pay for hotel.

A More Elegant Question About Twitter

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What should Twitter do? Still, after their quarterly earnings call this week , we see a very different Twitter than one we have known to date. With that, Twitter has tried. Whether it's Twitter's announcement of NFL streaming or the need to push the growth of their Periscope acquisition , every pundit feels that the future of Twitter is video. So, everyone wants to know if Twitter has what it takes to evolve, to improve their product and grow (like Facebook is doing). Twitter was about mobile and simple text. Are we asking too much of Twitter?

Questioning Why I Still Use Twitter

Ari Herzog

Whether we share common backgrounds or if you merely enjoy reading my blog, I want to accept connection invitations from people who satisfy my intellect. I do not know what I want Twitter to represent. I’m experiencing an identity crisis. Twitter used to be very valuable to me. tried different tactics in recent months to maintain my Twitter attraction but everything failed.

Some Questions About Your Questionable Content

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tweet should be 100 characters (even though Twitter affords you 140 of them). The question is asked often, and in various ways: How long should a tweet be? The answer to all of the questions above surrounding length is rather simple: content should be as long as it needs to be to create value. I''ve seen movies that have been three hours long and movies that have been thirty minutes long that have changed my life (and how I think about humanity). twitter. Marketers, we have a problem. Do you know how long an effective Facebook post should be? So mystical. content.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Hopefully, these 1o questions can help you in the process of finding someone who really understands your business and can help formulate and execute a plan to engage with your community online. 1) How long have you been engaged in social networking and/or social media channels? Believe it or not, online social networking didn’t start with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

The Hard Questions of Social Media

Akamai Marketing

” Its a fair question. After dabbling in Facebook or opening a Twitter account, the next question is often, “what now?” ” And much of this questioning is driving the conversation for ROI. But before we dig into ROI, its worth asking some of the tough questions about why we’re even talking about social media. Why Social Media?

Lawyers: Do These Questions About Social Media Sound Familiar?

Myrland Marketing

I write a lot about Social Media and Social Networking because I find that lawyers have many questions. Many of you have shared those questions with me, such as: Where do I start? and so many more I love getting these questions as they help guide me, which is very important so I can be as helpful to my clients as possible. Who do I follow? Which sites should I use?

Snapchat and the $3 Billion Question

The Realtime Report

The seemingly simple picture-sharing app is making headlines and has raised a number of questions amongst businesses and marketers alike, including but not limited to: How viable is Snapchat as a marketing tool for businesses? Let’s not forget the billion dollar question. And as for the $3 billion dollar question? Image via Shutterstock. Well, make that three billion.

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. love Twitter lists. treat Twitter like TV and radio stations. Media Twitter

Twitter Touts Branded Emojis

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced branded emojis last year , and the social network provided an update on their performance Monday. Twitter said in a Twitter Marketing post that ads receive nearly 10 percent more attention when branded emojis are included, adding that when branded emojis are combined with promoted videos , emotional connection with and interest in the ads increase by six times.

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?


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. Questions To Ask.

Twitter and DMCA violations

Janet Fouts

A little while ago people were making a fuss about freelance author @RunOlgaRun who noticed a joke she posted on Twitter being shared without credit. She asked Twitter to take it down as a violation of her copyright and they responded by replacing the tweet in violation with the text. BREAKING NEWS: Twitter is hiding tweets reported stolen. Social Media in Action Twitter

Should You Answer Survey Questions On Facebook?

Small Business Mavericks

Business people like to criticize social media websites like Facebook and Twitter for being time killers. Usually, the questions are asked by people who already know you, but they may not be customers. You get sucked into some game like Farmville or Cityville and the next thing you know you’ve spent an entire afternoon killing time. Who’s fault is that? It cerainly isn’t the game maker’s fault nor is it the fault of the game. You have to discipline yourself to control your time. Isn’t that what business is all about? You know the ones. Silly stuff.

The Billion Dollar Questions

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How does Facebook define the value of someone seeing a tweet on Twitter to an Instagram photo and clicking on that link? The bigger business questions. I'm not dumb. I get that this move is a defensive one (don't let Twitter, Google or someone else get them). just more questions. twitter. We're all experts. We're all experts. until Facebook buys Instagram for one billion dollars. At that point, we all have opinions. Nothing more. Nothing less. I'm still shell-shocked about this deal. Including me. It's all speculation. Was this a smart move for Facebook?

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.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter


————— 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.

Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign


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.

How to Answer Twitter Questions Like the Pros Do

Shift Digital

One of the best ways businesses can use Twitter for client acquisition and brand development is by answering questions people ask relating to their service and/or product.  It’s also a great way to grow your online community, and meet fellow colleagues in your industry. For example, if you sell lawnmowers, set up a keyword search for the words “lawnmower” and “question” That way, every time someone posts a tweet with the words  lawnmower  and  question , you’ll be notified. Not sure if your customers ask questions on Twitter?

5 Questions On Whether To Hire A Social Media Consultant Or Do It Yourself

Jason Yormark

So without further ado, here are the 5 questions to ask yourself that will help you determine whether hiring a consultant or firm is the right move. 1. While this may seem like a simple question to answer, most companies and organizations do not have a strong answer. Facebook likes and Twitter followers are not a measure of social media success. While it’s great to increase your overall social reach, the real question you have to ask yourself is, “What are you going to do with that reach?” This post is no different. An increase of sales?

12 Questions When Considering A Hybrid Event


12 Question To Consider About Hosting A Hybrid Event. If you are considering a hybrid experience, here are 12 questions to answer before proceeding. 1. Some platforms integrate web text chats and Twitter hashtag chats directly with the live stream broadcast. If yes, consider securing onsite moderators to follow the chat and direct questions to the speaker when possible.

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. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013. Please continue reading Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013 and leave a comment if inspired.

Twitter Dashboard App Launches for Businesses

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Twitter Tuesday announced the launch of Twitter Dashboard , an iOS  and desktop application aimed at helping businesses on the social network better connect with users. Product and engineering manager Noah Pepper  said in a blog post  that Twitter Dashboard was created to help businesses engage with their audiences, schedule tweets and receive tips on how to foster engagement.

How to Use Twitter Cards in Social Media Marketing


Twitter Cards enable publishers to attach media experiences to tweets — beyond the 140-character limit. They add a few lines of HTML metadata to blog posts and other thought leadership content that enable brands to stand out from the pack in Twitter feeds that are full of text. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer.

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?

Are Hashtags Really Useful for Twitter Marketing? (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

Nearly 57 percent were questionable accounts, with high numbers of followers/follows, or odd like/share habits. Certain industry related hashtags are subject to a lot of questionable and zerospam activity. This level of questionable activity could lead to a lot of wasted effort, and marketers are already wasting a lot of money  on bot traffic and bot fraud.

LGBTQ Pride Month on Twitter

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter marked LGBTQ Pride Month  in June with a special emoji  for #LoveIsLove  and a reaffirmation of the company’s policy. We will continue to partner with nonprofit organizations like The Trevor Project , which works to support LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer) youth in times of crisis, and we are honored to have received its 20/20 Visionary Award  for our work advancing an empowering message for LGBTQ young people. There has never been a more urgent time for love. LoveIsLove TwitterOpen (@TwitterOpen) June 13, 2016.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself by Tamar Weinberg on June 16, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Kwame Boame. Follow him on Twitter.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More


Try to use 50 characters or less, and engage with your audience by asking questions. Optimize your Twitter posts. Format: Use questions + facts and figures to engage users and drive retweets. Including questions will help drive comments. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Creating great content isn’t enough. Optimize your LinkedIn posts. Shorten URLs:

How to generate Twitter leads using automation


Enter Twitter. That said, Twitter is a huge place, so how are you supposed to find all these opportunities flying around you? That answer is twofold; Twitter search operators and IFTTT ( Zapier will work too) are the key. First, Twitter Queries. To be able to find these press opportunities, you’ll first need to first know which queries to use on Twitter. urgharo”.

The 4 Most Effective Twitter Calls to Action


This is one of the most common questions that brands ask. Data from a recent report conducted by Optimal indicates that Twitter delivers a smaller — but more active — audience than Facebook. So what can you do to jumpstart a Twitter initiative using 140 characters or less? Here are the results: 4 best Twitter calls to action. 1. What should I tweet?

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing


receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Here are some content-related questions when it comes to blog marketing. Resources Page – If you happen to get a lot of questions about the technology, plugins, themes, etc. Use the official Twitter retweet button.

Why a Twitter Dashboard is Critical for Small Businesses

Sprout Social

With a Twitter dashboard, you can easily answer all of these questions and more. It’s surprising how many businesses have no idea whether or not their Twitter management strategy actually working. Some businesses look at their follower count as the main determinant of how successful they are on Twitter. . What is a Twitter Dashboard? TwitterAnalytics.

How to Use Twitter as a Professional Networking Tool


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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Social Media Updates: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter. Be Ready!


Just in case you missed it…Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter recently announced important new updates  that are taking effect right now. . Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign. Over the next few weeks, when you log into your Twitter account and see your profile page has been replaced with the new page design, you will know you have been upgraded! 

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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Four Social Media Questions (and Answers)

Spin Sucks

Between the Rapture, deadly tornadoes, and new Presidential candidates, the news is overwhelming and there are still some questions that need to be answered. Social media questions, that is. Is Twitter buying TweetDeck ? TweetDeck has never turned a profit, and this will be Twitter’s sixth acquisition, so where’s the rub? Dot com bubble 2012 ?

Twitter Takes Manhattan

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Twitter is taking its “What’s Happening Now” campaign to the streets—the streets of Manhattan, to be exact. Chief marketing officer Leslie Berland  announced the outdoor—and underground—campaign in a blog post : Questions and answers, statements and trends–it’s happening right now on Twitter all around the world. In July , we took a step to better define and articulate what Twitter is for. Today, we’ll bring the expression of Twitter in the world out into the world. Readers: Are you surprised about Twitter’s non-digital campaign?

The Question Of Quora

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When someone asks, "what's the next Twitter ?" At it's core, Quora is a question and answer service. Anyone can post a question and anyone can answer it. still get the old, "Twitter just sounds stupid to me," or "why would anybody want to post all of their personal information on Facebook ?" Quora seems to be working because the questions are smart and the varied answers are smarter. Here's a great example: Someone asked: What do people at Twitter think of Facebook? answering questions (and even posting questions).

Connecting Twitter to LinkedIn: Just Say No

Almost Savvy

Just over a year ago, LinkedIn introduced a feature allowing users to post all of their Twitter updates , also known as tweets, to LinkedIn. Now, before you start to school me on how I don’t get Twitter or LinkedIn, you may want to look here and here to see that I am a huge fan of both. Business LinkedIn Social Media Tips Twitter connections etiquette organize technology