Trending Sources

The Future of TweetDeck

Waxing UnLyrical

I wrote a post about the potential of Twitter to buy TweetDeck just two weeks ago. (To be fair, that first posted on my employer’s blog.). So what happens now? A lot of doom and gloom if you believe the people over at TechCrunch (they also broke the story that a deal was done between TweetDeck and Twitter on Monday). I don’t buy the doom and gloom declaring the end of TweetDeck.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Image credit: Buddy Media.

Tools 84

Tweetdeck Presence Felt in Twitter Redesign

Spin Sucks

You may remember  Twitter purchased TweetDeck earlier this year, and at the time there was much hand-wringing over what Twitter would do with its new toy. Then, the redesign happened and we have an answer to the question of what Twitter will do with TweetDeck. After all, Twitter’s functionality was a reason many used services like TweetDeck; and many still do. The answer?

Twitter Has Acquired Tweetdeck

Mindjumpers

Tweet Tuesday this week, the deal between Twitter and Tweetdeck was sealed. There have been rumours of the acquisition for several months now, but finally it was made official: Tweetdeck will be joining Twitter. Tweetdeck has so far existed as one of the leading third-party Twitter desktop applications. In other words, it is a great tool to track real-time conversations.

10 Twitter Hacks To Cut Through The Noise Using TweetDeck

The Social Media Hat

With the power and flexibility of a social media tool like TweetDeck, and these hacks in hand, you'll make your time spent on Twitter more effective and efficient

Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way

Jason Yormark

For quite some time Tweetdeck was my preferred choice when it came to social media management software. I’ve typically chosen software based solutions over web based ones for speed and performance when it comes to high touch computing. And for awhile Tweetdeck was meeting my needs, but I just grew increasingly more frustrated with performance issues with the Adobe Air platform. It certainly doesn’t suffer from the slow downs I experienced with Tweetdeck. So here is my short list of things so far that have me loving Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: Tabs – Love the tabs.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns. Creating a social media campaign is not a one time event. Tips on managing social media campaigns.

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013

Pamorama

Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Over the last decade, social media monitoring has become a primary form of business intelligence, used to identify, predict, and respond to consumer behavior. Offers audits and reports plus daily social media alerts. Social Response ($) | Formerly Cotweet.

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.

The Dos and Don’ts of a Social Media Automation Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

staggering 74 percent of Internet-using adults are active on at least one social networking website. And with more than 3 billion users online , that amounts to almost 2 billion social network users. The sheer amount of traffic that social media sites see every day makes it an insurmountable task to manage multiple social profiles manually. TweetDeck.

Social Media Stress Disorder

Spin Sucks

Kathryn sat at her desk watching her Twitter stream on TweetDeck.  Has this happened to you?  Do you suffer from SMSD, or Social Media Stress Disorder? Facebook is a gateway social media tool.  After a few months, they find themselves spending more and more time on Twitter, until one day they discover TweetDeck.  It is all downhill from there. 

Social Media Definition by Peeing [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye…. Social media (tools) are basically interactions between humans and what better way of illustrating this by grabbing on to something humans have been doing since the birth of mankind – peeing. Similar Posts: Is Social Media Just A Buzzword?

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

The social media function at CFA Institute has grown in strategic importance over the years, and its location within our organizational structure has evolved along the way. This year, the social media team — along with our web team — joined the global marketing and communications division. The social media team should set strategy, of course. link]. link].

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Good suggestions that came from the chat included using tools like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite to schedule similar messages throughout the day so all of your followers get the information, regardless of their time zone. Cheers!

How to Make Social Media Less of a Time Suck

Spin Sucks

Because of the fast pace of social media, we are constantly bombarded with distractions from one social network or another. You have to participate and engage consistently, Facebook seems to change something on a weekly basis, Google has all of these animal-named announcements, new social networks pop up all the time…it’s exhausting to keep up with everything! TweetDeck.

6 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools: With Tips from Experts

Talkwalker SM

Social media monitoring (often called social listening) is increasingly becoming a key part of a brand, company or organization’s business strategy. But to do so effectively you need to know what tools to use and how to use them and especially for smaller companies you may want to test out some free tools before investing in a more complete social media monitoring tool.

Tools 52

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), Appropriate, effective management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media marketing investments. The management of social media initiatives will help you align your people, time, budget and expenses together with your goals for successful completion of campaigns.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Can social media ROI really be measured?

Your Definitive Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Convince & Convert

Social media platforms are always being updated, which means they’re constantly changing their profile and cover photo dimensions, layouts, and dimensions for uploaded images. It However, high-quality and creative imagery is imperative to your social media marketing success, so it’s important that you know the proper dimensions for each network you use. TweetDeck.

Tweetdeck to Facebook: See Ya Later!

Small Business Mavericks

Tweetdeck is dropping Facebook like a hot potato. But that’s not all that Tweetdeck recently announced on its blog. They’re also dropping some of their own apps, including Tweetdeck AIR, Tweetdeck for Android, and Tweetdeck for iPhone. Of course, Tweetdeck’s web-based platform has been increasing in popularity. Here’s what tweetdeck says about it: In many ways, doubling down on the TweetDeck web experience and discontinuing our app support is a reflection of where our TweetDeck power-users are going.

5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions

Jason Yormark

With my increased usage, I’ve come across a variety of social media themed extensions that I have tried out, and the following 5 are the ones I find the most useful and worthy of my screen real estate. Related posts: 9 Great Social Media, Digital Marketing & Productivity Tools. Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way. Social Media Software

Lawyers: Should You Follow Your Clients In Social Media?

Myrland Marketing

Last week, a friend asked if there was prevailing etiquette regarding attorneys following and connecting with general counsel and other clients in Social Media. Bottom Line Yes, I think it is perfectly fine, and even desirable, to follow clients and potential clients in Social Media. But Really…Why Follow Them? Compare this to getting to know them at an event.

Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

SocialFish

The average order value is highest on Pinterest, Instagram and a social shopping site called Polyvore. After choosing the right ecommerce platforms and social media platforms for your business, then creating useful, visual content should all be part of your social ecommerce strategy. Social Bakers. TweetDeck. Buffer. SocialRank. Beetailer. Piktochart.

4 Tools to Streamline Your Social Media Outreach

Idaconcpts

Whether you’re promoting a product, a service, or just trying to expand the audience for a post on your blog, social media has grown into a digitized word-of-mouth marketing platform that, when used correctly, can outcompete a billboard or an ad on television. Many companies, especially small businesses, might rely on Facebook while letting other social media outlets slide.

Tools 84

10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck

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 Neal Wiser @nealwiser 10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck 37 I have a love/hate relationship with TweetDeck. And yet, there’s still so much more I want to get out of TweetDeck. hope Tweetdeck is listening.

Social Media Isn’t Rocket Science; It’s Social

Spin Sucks

It seems to happen every time you talk to small business people about social media, doesn’t it? Since when is being social complicated? Social media is another form of simple conversation and if you’re in small business, you have to be involved in the conversation. Anyone who was using, or wanted to start using, social media for business was welcome to attend.

Four Social Media Questions (and Answers)

Spin Sucks

Social media questions, that is. Is Twitter buying TweetDeck ? According to The Guardian , there is talk that Twitter is in negotiations to buy the London-based, 15-person company, TweetDeck for – wait for it – $40 million! TweetDeck has never turned a profit, and this will be Twitter’s sixth acquisition, so where’s the rub? Dot com bubble 2012

Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s post comes from Laura Clarke,a blogger and lover of all things social media. Laura currently works on behalf of Sentiment Metrics, a leading provider of social media management software. appreciate Laura sharing her thoughts/experiences with customer engagement via social media channels! But how do you know if someone has posted about you?

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. What do buyers really want from social media marketers? What is the source of the largest share of social traffic to websites? (It’s not what you almost certainly think.). Visual.ly ). 8.

B2B 122

The 10 Golden Rules Successful Social Media Managers Live By

Buffer Social

I was a bit nervous before writing this post because there are so many possible  golden rules for social media managers. From golden rules like setting proper  social media goals to truly understanding consumer behavior and implementing that into your marketing strategy, this post could have taken on a variety of shapes and forms. Let’s go! 1. Communicate. Share.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. companies now use social media for marketing.

How to Use Social Media for Marketing Research

Unspoken

Social media has had a massive impact on marketing and the way that consumers view businesses. While many businesses are taking part in social media marketing, many fail to see the market research potential that the platform offers as well. These tips and tricks offer simple, easy to implement ways to turn social media into a powerful marketing research tool. Before you can begin to sift through your various social media platforms for information, you must first form a research plan. Using Social Media to Track Trends.

The State of Social Media Marketing – Summary of Annual Survey Report (Part 2)

Mindjumpers

In a previous blog post , Jonas made a summary of a report called “The State of Social Media Marketing” from January 2012 in which he outlined the key points and conclusions drawn from the report. The findings are based on a survey, conducted among 469 marketers from wide varieties of industries, company sizes and levels of social marketing expertise. Platforms. Monitoring.

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

Jason Yormark

One might think that since I work at an agency that I’d have a predisposition to recommend outsourcing your social media needs. I can assure you that is not my opinion. I’ve always been a straight shooter on my blog regardless of whether my opinions or recommendations directly benefit me. Not every company or organization needs to outsource their social media efforts. Do I have a strong sense of what social media success means for my business? Facebook likes and Twitter followers are not a measure of social media success.

Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

have three monitors, one of which is covered wall-to-wall with TweetDeck. TweetDeck has six columns, with my main stream, mentions, my favorite list, direct messages, a search column (currently on #Buckeyes ), and favorites. ” My point is this, if you are reading this post, you are likely serious about social media. Twitter introduces brand pages. Let me explain.

Brands 104

Social Media Updates: August

yMarketingMatters

Another month, and many more social media updates to help businesses interact better with their followers. This is a breakthrough in managing your Instagram presence right alongside all your other social media activities, from the comfort of Hootsuite. August Social Media Tip. The post Social Media Updates: August appeared first on yMarketingMatters.

Badge 16

How To Develop a Routine to Manage Social Media

Kikolani

When it comes to your social media routine keep it simple. There is too much information floating around out there on social media to consider it all. Bottom line, if how you’re using social media isn’t helping you meet your goals, DON’T DO IT! Start by getting tools that make your social routine easier. SEO and Social Media.

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

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Twitter Tweetdeck I use Tweetdeck for serious twitter sessions. 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. Extremely handy while traveling, I also highly recommend Nutshell for casual social media users. Smart.

Don’t Be Fooled By Last-Click Analysis Of Social Media

Dave Fleet

However, one conclusion stood out to me: “Hope for the best, but expect the worst with social.&#. Could they identify traffic that came from mobile social apps or from popular desktop apps such as TweetDeck, etc? Zero detail on actual social media activities. Social media objectives vary. Social media isn’t just bottom-of-the-funnel.

How to Get Insanely Productive with Social Media Updates to Scale Your Referral Traffic

Kikolani

Life can get crazy… Holidays, trips, family and personal life: There are lots of things that may stand in your way to being consistent with your (and your business) social media presence. Therefore making some sort of social media editorial calendar to keep yourself accountable is a great idea. Weekly Social Media Editorial Calendar. Social Media