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  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2014
    [Twitter] 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. Tweets with images and other media attract: 89% more “favorites” 18% more clicks 150% more retweets Get started with Twitter cards in 4 easy steps 1. Validate Twitter card code Run the URL through Twitters’ card validator tool to receive approval from Twitter: 4.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Twitter] 4 iPhone Apps for Twitter
    These four iPhone apps have scrupulously gleaned the missing pieces and dropped balls of Twitter’s architecture to find their own place in the shadows of Twitter’s success story. Check out these useful 4 iPhone apps to use Twitter. HootSuite  is perfect for those Twitter adherents with international interests. HootSuite will let your inner number freak revel in mountains of amazing statistics relating to your Twitter account. After getting Twitter to upload video once from a desktop PC, that feature never worked again for me. HootSuite. Not only that.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
    [Twitter] Farewell to Twitter
    Once upon a time I loved Twitter. But about a year ago when every TV show and every movie and every product placement had a Twitter name or hashtag attached, the site started going downhill for me. Twitter isn’t fun anymore. Going to a funeral puts a whole new spin on the point of Twitter. Further, when I look at my closest circle of friends, none of them ever created a Twitter account nor have any desire to do so. Related Stories Why Twitter Hashtag Infographic Fails Dear Former LinkedIn Friend Facebook Changes, Part 2. Media Twitter
  • JASON YORMARK  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Direct Messages Are Useless
    I want to be able to use DMs in Twitter, but really it’s such a vast wasteland of spam that it’s practically impossible to do. What I fail to understand is that after years of being in existence, how is it that Twitter has failed to deliver absolutely nothing in the form of spam control or filtering for DMs. How’s about filter options that let me dictate what types of Twitter users can DM me. If Twitter isn’t going to pull the trigger, how’s about Hootsuite or Tweetdeck offering these features? I’m no technical expert, but I’ve got to believe something could be done.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Twitter] PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake
    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. The PeopleBrowsr case is the first time that a Twitter partner has taken a stand against Twitter. How How is the company making its case — and what is Twitter’s counter-argument?
  • IDACONCPTS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [Twitter] 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. To save time finding relevant topics, leverage tools, such as the “Explore” tool from Klout to find recent and trending articles from key sources that you could share through your Twitter account. 4.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [Twitter] Key Activity: Twitter Workflow
    One of the key (business) social media activities in my day is sharing some of the better resources I find on Twitter. Here’s my workflow heading into and around Twitter (times estimate depending on the rest of the day). 30am – Start scheduling tweets from various resources (my private Twitter lists, RSS feed, Alltop , email, Topsy searches). I use Buffer , Timely , and HootSuite depending on when I want the tweet to publish. Mid-morning – Check feeds and my private Twitter list of “Aces” and schedule a few more tweets.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [Twitter] 30 Days Since Quitting Twitter…
    P.S. Here is a 6-step guide to quit Twitter. Related Stories Farewell to Twitter Analyze Your Visits to My Blog 1 Week Later: The Results of @JuliaCSocial and Pinterest. Media Twitter Farewell. link]. — Ari Herzog (@ariherzog) October 18, 2013. That was my last tweet. People keep following me at @ariherzog for reasons unknown to me. Maybe because their friends follow me? Because they saw an old link recommending me? Maybe because they hope I will tweet again? As I blogged about my tweeting departure , the social networking site lost usefulness for me.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Twitter] An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication
    Twitter. ” So #4 got me thinking about #3 – how “Twitter,” as an anthropomorphic name, perfectly describes that chaotic, disparate, competitive, showboating raucousness of #1. Finch-Pie. I get a huge amount of great info from Twitter, but I don’t always start conversations with the curators; when I do initiate chats, it often involves words like “lovely.” An Unkindness of Ravens: Thoughts on Twitter Communication is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Not only that, it helped me change my approach to communication. What group did I belong to?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Twitter] Why Twitter Does Not Promote Friendship
    In their help center article about Twitter following best practices , the following sentence is explicit: “Twitter facilitates social networking, but it’s not a social networking website.” ” Unlike Facebook which requires you to be friends with me for me to be friends with you, Twitter enables you to follow my tweets without my obligation to follow you. Because there is no mutuality requirement on Twitter, their failed logic is the site does not promote friendship because it’s not 2-way. Case Study: Britney Spears on Twitter.
  • FIREBELLY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
    [Twitter] 9 Social Media Marketing Twitter Chats You Shouldn’t Miss
    Twitter chats can be a great way to solicit (and share) social media marketing advice. The fast-paced nature of Twitter chats can make it difficult to keep up. The post 9 Social Media Marketing Twitter Chats You Shouldn’t Miss appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Social Media Marketing TwitterHere is a list of my nine favorites that I think you’ll enjoy too! BLOGCHAT. What: Different blogging topics are discussed each week. Learn more ]. CONTENTCHAT. Learn more ]. SOCIALCHAT. Learn more ]. INFLUENCERCHAT.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Twitter] Reporter’s Twitter Account Suspended for Critiquing Olympics Coverage
    ” has extended to Twitter. critic of NBC and it’s coverage of the Olympics has had his Twitter account suspended…with no update on when it might be reinstated. Like many of you, Guy Adams , a writer for The Independent in Great Britain, but resident of Los Angeles, took to Twitter to criticize NBC for its tape delay of the opening ceremonies, subpar reporting, and silly policy that won’t allow us to see the games in real-time, though (by the time we see the coverage) we already know what happens. Twitter Account Suspended. The Back Story.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Twitter] 3 Super Quick Twitter Tips for Your Business
    Here are three super quick Twitter tips to get you better traction when using Twitter for your business so you will start seeing great results! 1. Twitter views your tweet as conversational and only shows up on your stream, the stream of whoever you tweeted at, and those followers you both have in common. Make use of the  new photo options on Twitter  like Multiple Image Upload and Tag Your Friends. IMPORTANT NOTE!    When tweeting using an image, use  Twitter , NOT Hootsuite, TweetDeck or any other social media management software. MAXIMIZE YOUR TWITTER BIO.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Twitter] Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven
    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.? Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Google+ Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven. Television. in New York.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013
    [Twitter] 100% of U.S. Senators, 90% of Reps Are On Twitter
    On Friday, Twitter announced that 100% of the US Senate and 90% of the House of Representatives are now active on Twitter. When Congress convened back in 2011, only 44% of the Senate and 35% of the House were actively using Twitter. Fully 29 states have their entire delegation tweeting (including senators and representatives), and every single US state has at least 70% of their delegation on Twitter. See Twitter’s blog post to find and follow your Senator’s Twitter account, or find your local Representative on the social platform.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter
    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. Obviously, these folks don’t realize that a new generation of workers is entering the workplace and expecting to leverage tools like text messaging, Twitter, blogs, and Facebook. An online shoe retailer that has blown the door off marketing and expanding their sales opportunities  and customer support through the use of Twitter.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Twitter] Brands are still not taking Twitter Seriously
    Specifically the Twitter and Facebook icons. We can easily call it social media lip service, but when I checked the Twitter presence of some of the top 100 global brands according the Businessweek -engagement was little or none, and in a lot of cases, the brands didn’t even possess the Twitter handle. know it’s Disney and they might not have to care about Twitter, but that’s not the point. Weave your Twitter activity into your daily routine  the way you check email dozens of times per day. Facebook TwitterI’m not nitpicking.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012
    [Twitter] Facebook, Twitter, YouTube: Strategic Marketing Best Practices
    Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are, without doubt, the Big 3 of social media. Facebook Infographics Social Media Social Media Marketing Strategy Twitter YouTube Marketing Marketing strategy Social media marketing Word of MouthThey are important avenues for building brand engagement and influence. If If your company has a presence on all of  them, you’re on the road to creating a name for yourself on social networks. But these 3 platforms are very different from one other. [.].
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Twitter] IBM Uses Twitter to Mine “Emotional Big Data”
    IBM is doing research that takes advantage of the emotional content of Twitter posts to create a psychological profile of users. As an example, extroverts usually want rewards and recognition from who they are dealing with, where another personality type might be happy with “just the facts” Not only will Twitter data be used. IBM Uses Twitter to Mine “Emotional Big Data” originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license.
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Twitter] 15 Things I Have Learned After One Year on Twitter
    Someone suggested I write about what I’ve accomplished my first year on twitter, which is also my first year immersed in social media. My twitter anniversary is 6/16/10. joined Facebook after that, and Linkedin even later. I’ve administered my band’s Myspace since 2007 (but haven’t used it this year). I’m not very competent on Facebook or Linkedin, but I love The twitter. Twitter has driven people to our blog, and most open a few pages on our site. Through twitter, I’ve been asked to guest blog, present, and attend events. love The twitter. twitter
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
    [Twitter] New Twitter Features Summed Up
    Tweet Last week, Twitter announced some major changes that will affect how both users and businesses use and spend time on the site. In general, Twitter is being designed to make it easier for people to follow and discover stories, news, debates or other things they care about and over time giving better opportunities for brands to connect with consumers. Here’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. The change is focused on keeping people a longer time on Twitter to follow conversations and see how they evolve. Launches brand pages.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
    [Twitter] 12 Ways to Avoid Being a Dork on Twitter
    Note: a version of this original post appeared previously on the B2B Twitterer of the Year (B2BTOTY) blog. If you regularly read blogs like this, you’re probably already a Twitter pro. Complete your Twitter bio. Again, seems like a no-brainer, but it’s surprising how many people use photos that look like Nick Nolte’s mug shot , or worse – the default Twitter egg. Say “please” and “thank you.” It’s common courtesy, something people learn from grandma , but not always common on Twitter. This post will be review for you. You know the type. Plus a link. Use it.
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
    [Twitter] How to get Twitter Followers – Part 1
    Like so many businesses out there, perhaps you've opened a Twitter account for your brand or business and have gained a handful of followers but aren't really sure how to grow your following or what to do next. With a little effort, you can take your Twitter account from stark anonymity to massive popularity. Follow these tips and take your Twitter account to the next level of marketing. Blog How To Twitter best twitter tools social media twitter management tools twitter toolkit Twitter toolsThis is part 1 in a 3-part series.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry
    friend, whom I have introduced to Twitter, sends me emails with questions about various Twitter tools. When someone who is starting on Twitter or doesn’t have much of a network uses them, it tells me several things about them. The reason I am filled with guinea pig worry today is that there are still people using Twitter for tweeting. If one uses Twitter for tweeting, then they have one column showing their stream. People who use Twitter for tweeting are mostly new, and thus often don’t know about the other options. digress.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Twitter] Massachusetts Tops Twitter Usage
    Melissa Miller and the great folks at Hubspot ran some recent analysis on Twitter by U.S. State to determine which states had the most active Twitter users.  The top 3 states with the most Twitter usage are  Massachusetts, Washington and Oregon, each with usage over 60% higher than the average.  The fastest growing state for Twitter usage is Utah which experienced 66% growth from 2009 to 2010.  This may have been the result of Twitter opening a new data center in Salt Lake City. The bottom three states are Mississippi, Montana and West Virginia. 
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
    [Twitter] Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
    Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it? What’s a Twitter chat, and how do I participate in one? Which are the most helpful third-party tools for Twitter? How to Get More Followers on Twitter. Twitter Tools.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012
    [Twitter] If Titanic Had Twitter
    But one of the more creative acknowledgments of the anniversary has to be from The History Press , a British publishing company that started the @TitanicRealTime Twitter account to chronicle the progress of the ship as if sent from aboard the ship itself. TwitterToday marks 100 years since the R.M.S. Titanic sank in the North Atlantic, taking the lives of over 1,500 souls with her in those icy waters. And over the last year or so, the commercial side of the enterprise has been heating up at an amazing pace.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Twitter] The Tao of UnReview: The Tao of Twitter
    First, this month’s book, The Tao of Twitter (Amazon Link), is the shortest book I’ve unreviewed by far and only deals with one social network (I won’t tell you which one, you have to guess). Reaction 1: I can’t sidestep the obvious here, The Tao of Twitter is a short book. If only I had a pair of glasses that could show the actual value to society that things have… That’s right, Justin Bieber is about as valuable to society as an infant with poopy diapers, but at least I was able to see the value The Tao of Twitter held and it was awesome.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Twitter] 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. They often need sources for stories, so do a few experimental searches on Twitter and you’re likely to find common phrases like this: “share your story”. IFTTT/Twitter/ClientXYZ). email me at”.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Twitter] Everything you ever needed to get started with Twitter
    I was thinking it was probably time to post something for Twitter beginners, since it’s been a million years since the last time we did , but luckily we have some fab blogger buds who have been busy writing some of this up so I don’t need to! If you are suddenly in the position of having to get on Twitter and figure it out quickly, look no further than Deirdre Reid ‘s fabulous series: Twitter Basics– Part 1: Benefits. Twitter Basics – Part 2: Set Up an Account and Create a Profile. Twitter Basics – Part 3: How It Works.
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
    [Twitter] 10 Tips for a Fitter Twitter
    We can’t help you there, but we can whip you into top Twitter shape. Train with these tips, and you’ll be a Twitter stud in no time flat. You can take a similar approach with Twitter. The right Twitter gear starts with your outfit — when you look good, you feel good. Get race-ready by adding a Tweet button to your website, a link in your email signature and e-newsletter, and your Twitter handle on business cards. Twitter buddy can help your performance. How can you stay hydrated when it comes to Twitter? Make time for Twitter by going mobile.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter Tips: Turning Your Twitter Followers into Readers
    Pushing Social It’s easy to overlook Twitter as a reader-attraction tool. Twitter is still an audience-building contender that routinely shows up as a top 5 traffic-source for fast-growing blogs. Twitter, however, is changing. Like most platforms, its users are maturing quickly and are using Twitter in more sophisticated ways. I’ve found that many readers use Twitter as a quick way to get filtered news from people they trust. Now, the goal is to get followed and added to the reader’s Twitter list. Don’t be fooled. The key word here is “relevant”.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
    [Twitter] The History of Twitter
    The History of Twitter. “This is what the naysayers fail to understand: it’s just as easy to use Twitter to spread the word about a brilliant 10,000-word New Yorker article as it is to spread the word about your Lucky Charms habit.” Twitter is approaching its 6 th birthday soon and the platform has really come a long way from its early beginnings. Twitter is one of the most popular social networks used today but it began as another micro-blogging platform created by programmers who worked at the podcasting company Odeo Inc. Twitter Beginnings.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Twitter] 10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends
    Gaining followers on Twitter can be a long and laborious process, so here are some tips and tricks I’ve found that can help you make friends quickly: 1. List yourself in Twitter directories. This is a hidden gem amongst the abundance of Twitter tools out there. find this the most useful Twitter tool out there. 3. Pay attention to the top Twitter users. Making friends on Twitter can be a barbarous affair! Link to your Twitter feed on your other social profiles. Include a link to your Twitter so that all your connections in life can find your feed.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2012
    [Twitter] How Twitter Gentrified a City Intersection
    Every Twitter user who included that hashtag was automatically added to the mural as a digital signature; and the company promised to donate $1 a tweet to the Canadian Art Foundation. Please continue reading How Twitter Gentrified a City Intersection and leave a comment if inspired. Comments Comments Related Stories Mark Schaefer on The Tao of Twitter Approaching Strangers Through Foursquare The Death of Blogging: Part 271. Media branding TwitterThe above photograph was uploaded to a Google Maps server in June 2009. Everyone won. Connect on LinkedIn today.
  • DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE  |  SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter and Facebook ROI
    This has to be one of the biggest questions banging around marketing conferences, blogs and social media gatherings.  ”How do we measure the return on my investment (ROI) for the time, money and effort we put into Twitter and Facebook ?” And that’s certainly true of Twitter and Facebook. Essential Twitter Tools. Twitter and Facebook are mainstream when… Why Facebook matters to every business. Money/ROI Sales Social Media Strategy Business Facebook marketing Return on investment sales Social media Stephen Covey TwitterProbably not.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter for Lawyers
    It’s a big topic, and there’s no way I can cover Twitter for lawyers in the allotted 10 minutes plus Q&A, so I thought I write up a bit more here for those who attended and those who didn’t. Twitter and privacy. Even if you protect your tweets, people can still share them around you, and if you simply don’t use Twitter for fear of privacy issues you’re sticking your head in the sand. Do some searches on Twitter , SocialMention and TweetBeep and set up alerts for anything new that may come up. Twitter resources for lawyers.
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Twitter] Use Twitter Bootstrap for Powerful Web Design
    QOT is now powered by Twitter Bootstrap , a powerful front-end framework for powerful web design, and speedier web development. Bootstrap is made by Twitter to do some cool stuff with your website. These are minimized javascript and CSS files for smaller size and faster loading. <link href="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.3.2/css/bootstrap-combined.min.css" rel="stylesheet"> <script src="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.3.2/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script> Power of jQuery. Twitter Instant: Fastest Twitter Search.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Twitter] Do Contests Work on Twitter?
    I did some research on Twitter contests by pulling the most engaging tweets from Twitter accounts for more than 12,000 companies for the month of January. But the #1 way to get engagement on Twitter was a simple “Follow and Tweet to Win” contest. Read the whole entry. » Social Media Research rivaliq social media case study Social Media Marketing social media research twitter twitter contests There was a lot to learn from these tweets: Fashion is big. Sports & music can really get people going. looked at the top 100 tweets based on engagement rate.
  • DAVE FLEET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Twitter] Cartoon: Corporate Twitter
    This made me chuckle. Recognize this picture? via the brilliant tomfishburne.com ). social media
  • JUGNOO  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
    [Twitter] Jugnoo’s Inaugural Twitter Chat – #sCRMchat Recap
    If you noticed a lot of SCRM related chatter in your Twitter streams this week, it might just have been because Jugnoo hosted our first Social CRM chat on Tuesday! Jugnoo’s Inaugural Twitter Chat – #sCRMchat Recap originally appeared on Jugnoo Social CRM and Social Marketing Blog - making your business social through crm under a Creative Commons license. We had a ball doing it and had an incredible response. EST. Be sure to follow the hashtag #sCRMchat next week! Social CRM Social Media social business social CRM social marketing
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Is Twitter Trying To Be Like Facebook?
    Over the last month or so Twitter has designed its platform to compete with ever changing Facebook. Many have their opinions about the redesign, but it’s the right move for Twitter to allow users to tell their stories more visually. New Twitter Features: Header Image: The new header image on a Twitter profile ressembles Facebook’s cover image. Like Button: Twitter is been experimenting with a new like button – replacing the old Favorite button for a limited number of users. Blog News Twitter
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Twitter] 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!  Here’s EVERYTHING you need to know to make sure your profiles are updated CORRECTLY and continue to drive business with no hiatus: Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
    [Twitter] 11 Ways to Use the New Twitter Video
    Twitter recently launched a new feature that could allow for deeper conversations to take place on the 140-character platform: Video. At this writing, the Twitter video feature is available to mobile phones using the native Twitter app. Here are a 11 ways a small business might use Twitter video to further engage with individuals and its audience. Share a Quote : Many people love to share quotes on Twitter. You could add a special code or discount in a video just for your Twitter community. Follow SmallBizTracks on Twitter or Facebook or on Google+.
  • JUGNOO  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Twitter] Twitter Commerce – Beating Amazon and Groupon Up
    Re/code provided screenshots of mockups for the (proposed) new Twitter Commerce strategy last month, showing how the social media platform intends to disrupt the Amazons, Googles, eBays and Groupons of the world (ok there is only one of each, but you get the point). The screenshots were obtained from Fancy.com’s website, and show the flow of the user journey for someone in Twitter who is interacting with the commerce component. Users will be able to enter their name, address, and credit card information within Twitter to make the purchase. Source: Re/code.net.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
    [Twitter] How Are Associations Using Twitter?
    ——— Have you ever thought about all the goals your association has and how Twitter can help you achieve those goals? For many, the association Twitter account is treated like just another promotional channel. Instead of just pushing messages through Twitter here are some other ways to use this social media channel that may help you serve your members. Teach members how to effectively use Twitter by modeling best practices. With all these ways to use Twitter why is “promote” the default for most associations? Discover. Connect. Celebrate.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
    [Twitter] Two Tools to Manage Twitter Chats With Ease
    If you participate in Twitter chats regularly you’re as sad as I am to hear that Twitter’s API changes made it difficult for some applications to work. As you can see from the screen shot, Smart Stream allows you to follow a hashtag in real-time, see who else is participating, Tweet with the tag already added, enter Twitter user names to feature them within the chat so anyone who is participating through SmartStream will see that user’s tweets highlighted. Don’t know how to participate in a Twitter chat? OneQube. Twubs.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Twitter] Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter in Plain English
    I prepared summaries for my upcoming Search & Social Double Whammy seminar on May 2 in Burlington, MA describing the “big three” social networks: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Understanding Twitter. Twitter is still a mystery to many people. It turns out you can say more in 140 characters than you may think, and Twitter’s forced brevity actually encourages people to share information they wouldn’t communicate through long-form media like blogs or even e-mail. The core feature of Twitter is the activity stream. Facebook & LinkedIn.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Twitter] Facebook vs Twitter
    Tags: Facebook Ads Facebook Advertising Facebook Pages facebook vs twitter facebook versus twitter twitter versus facebook twitter vs facebook
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
    [Twitter] 24 Free Twitter Header Images
    This holiday season I reedited 24 of my photos , cropping them to fit your Twitter header image. Marketing Photography 24 free holiday images license photography twitterAs an amateur photographer nothing makes me happier than giving my photos away so people can use them. None of the photos have watermarks, none of them require attribution. If you like any of them, click on the link located below these images to download on Flickr. If you are looking for my sweet Patagonia pics, find them towards the end of the post. Thank you for spending time on this blog. Happy holidays!
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
    [Twitter] Paying for Twitter? Would You?
    Here is a good question: If you had to pay to use Twitter, would you still participate? Would you pay to access Twitter or Facebook? News Trends Chris Tompkins paying for twitter TwitterJeffrey I. Cole, the Annenberg School’s director of the Center for the Digital Future, explains, “Consumers really want free content without advertising, but ultimately they understand that content has to be paid for one way or another.” This is unsettling news for social app startups that rely on subscription fees to generate revenue. 50% never click on online ads.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [Twitter] The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise
    Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. So, as promised in Tom Pick’s blog, “ 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women ”, in honor of mothers, our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men now honors fathers. Twitter, not unlike Mother Teresa’s virtues of love, is a delicate ecosystem of real people.
  • FIREBELLY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter: An Explanation Evolution
    ” Although it has been around for a while now, Twitter is a social media platform that many have but still don’t know how to use. ” has changed over the years in regards to Twitter: What do I tweet about? Twitter is the perfect way to start the ripple in the puddle — your information working as the initial drop of water. Use Twitter as a way to group all the websites you normally visit to individually. Twitter moves quickly, and you want your feed filled with solid information to get the most out of your time spent on your account.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2010
    [Twitter] Facebook vs Twitter 2
    Another take on the original Facebook vs Twitter artwork. – On a more serious note, here are the monthly unique visitors to Facebook and Twitter, according to Compete. Tags: Facebook Ads Facebook Advertising Facebook Pages Twitter facebook vs twitter social media marketing twitter marketing facebook versus twitter twitter versus facebook twitter vs facebook – Email this to a friend? Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on Facebook. Tweet This! Share this on LinkedIn. Post on Google Buzz. Share it on StumbleUpon.
  • MR. RYAN CONNORS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
    [Twitter] 7 Steps To Hosting Successful Twitter Chats
     . Tweet Chat is understood to be a virtual meeting where people gather on twitter to discuss a certain topic. There are two options of running a twitter chat; one can opt to host a onetime Tweet Chat or once a week. Steps To Hosting Successful Twitter Chats is a post from Mr Ryan Connors Blog. Business Marketing Strategies and Tactics Social Media Technology tweet chat Twitter Chats It can be used by companies to engage with clients, workers or their audience at a personal level. Step 1: Monitoring other chats and filling the void. Don’t forget the #hashtag!
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015
    [Twitter] How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter
    For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. It’s as if the Twitter board of directors has spent the last two years pining to be as big as Facebook, and has consistently concluded that mimicking elements of that platform will unlock that secret code. It’s a strategy that simply has not worked, and partially resulted in the ouster of Dick Costolo and the return of the Prodigal Jack (who – one would assume – has a vision for Twitter that’s something other than “Facebook light”). Profile pages.
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
    [Twitter] How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership
    Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on. Digital Marketing Google-Twitter Google Real Time Marketing SERP Tweets twitter Twitter Marketing
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Twitter] 10 Legit Ways to Gain a Twitter Fast Friend Following
    There are many ways small town business owners and independent contractors can use Twitter. Heck, there are as many ways to use Twitter as there are flavors of Jelly Belly (50 officially. Of course, in this era of stream n' scream and fast-food friending , most folks want to see instant results.  So with respect to the "law of the harvest" here are some ways the small folks can level the conversation station that Twitter is: 70-20-10 - It's a formula I've coached for years. Our Twitter mantra is 70-20-10. More on How to Use Twitter Lists. Image via Wikipedia.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
    [Twitter] Does Twitter Have a New Spam Policy?
    While I can’t find anything about this on the Twitter blog , rumor around the blogosphere is that they  have a new spam policy to prevent you from tweeting a bunch of @ names and a link. They’re annoying, but it sounds like Twitter is taking action against them. According to the blogosphere, even though it doesn’t include a link, it soon will be banned from Twitter. And yet others do it straight on Twitter with a “#FF @johnfalchetto because he’s living the dream in France that we all wish we had (and he’s smart, too)!&#. Finally.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Twitter] Why and How I Use Twitter
    There are as many different ways to use Twitter as there are types of products in a WalMart.  Possibly the best way to use Twitter is whatever way it makes meaning or creates value for you. . For my own business purposes, I use Twitter for research and resource-sharing. While I occasionally engage and exchange in a conversation, most of what I use Twitter for is to share information with clients and to those who find value in what I share. There is a dynamic listing of all Twitter Chats available to the public to help find a chat that fits your niche.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
    [Twitter] Dear Twitter, I’m Sorry I Hated Your Stinking Guts
    Dear Twitter, Yes, I know I should have written you this note quite a while back but I finally had to come to grips with the gross error of my ways when I misjudged your character many moons ago. Twitter this, Twitter that.” But instead of simply telling me I had been wrong about you T’, Ingrid took kindness to a whole new level and sent me a book in the mail called The Tao of Twitter , written by some really smart dude named Mark Schaefer. Dear Twitter, I’m Sorry I Hated Your Stinking Guts originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 19, 2011. Part I.
  • AKAMAI MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Twitter] 5 metrics to track on Twitter
    Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Ahh, yes. How many people are talking about, distributing and sharing your information?&# Of course you need some followers on Twitter, otherwise its as if your standing in the middle of the forest with a blow horn.what possible effect could that have (except to scare a few racoons)? prime example is this article on Aston Kutcher who is wildly admired for his Twitter fan base. Extraordinary, when you think about it, particularly given all the attention that Twitter garners.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
    [Twitter] Does Twitter Work?
    About once a week I usually get the question, “How does Twitter work? or What’s the deal with Twitter?&# And yet throughout the course of a week as well I will also hear the following: Twitter doesn’t work. How can people spend so much time on Twitter. Twitter has no value. There are 56 million accounts on Twitter following 8 or more accounts. To the casual observer, this all might mean that Twitter is a complete waste of time. Twitter social media tom martinThrow the numbers out.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Using Twitter for customer service: @ChilternRailway
    Last night I was pleasantly surprised at how well Chiltern Railway are using Twitter for customer service. felt informed and was able to make my way home using the information they provided – while it was frustrating to a certain degree I was glad that Twitter was being used, even though it was well after office hours. The Twitter account was in full swing until about 1am this morning, and back with updates at the usual rush-hour time just a matter of hours later, all in a cheerful tone of voice and personality.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Twitter] What People Love And Hate On Twitter [infographic]
    Tweet Over one million tweets including either the word ‘love’ or ‘hate’ in 2010 were analyzed in order to see what people are saying on Twitter. What do Twitter users love? Social Media Twitter Infographic love and hate on Twitter Social Media Graphics tweetsAnd what do they hate? This infographic includes graphs that show the value for sets of related words. The more hearts shown, the higher the love/hate ratio. Check out the infographic here: Similar Posts: 5 Popular Posts From The Last Month. Asian Social Media Equivalents [infographic].
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [Twitter] 25 Case Studies Using Twitter to Increase Business and Sales
    Instead, the company turns Internet marketing using tools like Twitter. The company started to use Twitter to push information out and soon found out that people were interested in talking. Twitter is good source for not only raising awareness on deals but to interact with customers. The company offers post exclusively on Twitter and makes sure to use twitter only a few times a week to avoid spamming their followers. The company found that the Twitter deals do increase sales. JetBlue was among the first corporate companies to join Twitter in 2007.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
    [Twitter] Thursday Roundup: Twitter Tips
    Social media platforms will come and go; but I truly believe that if any recent platform has had a dramatic impact on how we communicate, it’s Twitter. An admitted Twitterholic (or, at least, I used to be… I’m not on the platform that much these days, but it’s still my favorite), here are some fresh takes on Twitter, at least, according to me. Image: Pasquale D’Silva [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. 1.  6 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Followers. 15 People Every B2B Marketer Should Follow On Twitter. Follow me on twitter…no, really….
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Twitter] Overvaluing Twitter
    Given the increased focus on “Twinfluence&# thanks to measures like Klout , there are many organizations eager for success with so-called influencers (at least by Twitter metrics). Though some of these measures integrate more than just Twitter, they tend to be extremely 140 character centric. That may be a huge mistake for companies and nonprofits who overvalue the importance of Twitter in the larger social web context. Let’s start with the fact that Twitter doesn’t even represent a strong minority of the U.S. Is Twitter overvalued as a medium?
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Twitter] Why People are Following Brands on Twitter
    Neilsen Research in the UK has released a report showing why people follow brands on Twitter. large portion of Twitter followers of a brand want information about new products and services, or want to participate in contests and other promotions. The post Why People are Following Brands on Twitter appeared first on Jugnoo Blog : Social Listening & Engagement. Social Media Social Media Management Social Media Presence brands following brands on twitter Twitter Not surprisingly, 52% are  looking for deals (and 33% are looking for freebies).
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Top 9 Twitter Apps For Higher Efficiency
    Twitter is big business. Everyone from movie stars to the average Joe is on Twitter sharing their thoughts and ideas with the world. People who use Twitter all the time need a way to make Tweeting more efficient and effective, and that is why these Twitter apps are here. Twentyfeet is kind of like Google Analytics for Twitter. Not only can users keep track of Twitter stats, but they track also sites like Facebook and YouTube. This is a really cool service for people who like to share a lot of links on Twitter. twitterTwentyfeet. Buffer.
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Twitter] 10 Tw-Awesome Twitter Tips
    With the goals of achieving the best click through rates, exposure and retweets, I've pulled together a list of top Twitter tips that should be committed to memory and employed on a daily basis. Blog Social Media Marketing Twitter how to use twitter retweet tips twasome twitter tips twitter etiquette twitter marketing twitter tips
  • JANET FOUTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Twitter] The Not-So Secret Guide to Twitter Lists
    What are Twitter lists anyway? A Twitter list is a curated group of users on Twitter. You know how people complain about how noisy Twitter is? Twitter lists help cut down the noise and make you more efficient. quick look at your lists tells you what’s going on without having to filter through thousands of tweets cluttering up your Twitter stream. Make lists instead, then decide who really belongs in your Twitter stream. The content stream of public lists are seen by anyone on Twitter. Below are some common types of Twitter lists.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Twitter] What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?
    around the Twitterverse last week with the news that Twitter is in talks with TweetDeck to purchase the ridiculously popular third-party service for the low, low price of just $50 million. That said, the opinion that this may not be the best of situations brewing for my all-time favorite Twitter app was quickly formed. “If the majority of Twitter users view their tweets through third-party tools that simply make calls to Twitter’s API’s, they’ll never see Twitter partner ads, promos, or  Quickbars. Rumors ran rampant. The answer?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Twitter] Must-See Twitter
    One recent Fast Company articles point out how appointment TV has returned , because of none other than Twitter. Fans who have TiVo'd their programs had better steer clear of Twitter while their favorite programs are on, lest they have a barrage of spoilers come their way. In another article, Fast Company called Twitter TV's killer app. PBS contcted me and asked that I host a live Twitter chat (promoted through my other blog ) during the premiere of a much-hyped new show. One way would be to capture the moment through a chat on Twitter. What's that, you say?
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [Twitter] 5 Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing
    Twitter is growing by leaps and bounds and it is important that you start utilizing the tool. There are thousands upon millions of people using Twitter and many of them could be your future clients! 1. The people behind Twitalyzer have created a tool that allows you to trend thirty different metrics to measure your effectiveness on social media and Twitter. You can chose which measures are right for you and your use of Twitter. CoTweet is a web application that allows you to manage multiple Twitter accounts through a single CoTweet login. Use Twitter Search.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Twitter] February 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20
    After a brief absence (December and January) the Ottawa Twitter top 20 makes its return. started doing these tables over a year ago to illustrate how being popular (Grader) on Twitter doesn’t necessarily mean you have influence (TweetLevel).   Perhaps people are just getting better at using Twitter to build influence?  More likely, it’s about how the two tools are now evaluating Twitter users. Here’s how the Twitter top 20 is compiled: Only real humans are included (no brands, no publishers etc). Twitter Popularity ( Grader ). snookca.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Twitter] 1,200 tweets per second (and other interesting Twitter stats)
    Twitter is growing both in terms of users, messages and the importance that users and others place on the service. In a recent presentation from Raffi Krikorian , Twitter’s lead on Application Services, we got an insight into how Twitter is being used and some current statistics. Twitter generates 10TB a day. Top three twitter-users by number of followers  – @ ladygaga (8.3m) , @ justinbieber (8.1m) , @ barakobama (7.0m). Twitter by the Numbers (Columbia University). Image by ntr23 via Flickr. phenomenal amount of text.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Twitter] 20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012
    As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. As noted here in a preliminary summary of the best Twitter articles and posts of 2012 last fall, “Twitterers collectively post a billion tweets every three days. ” How can you grow and maintain an active, relevant Twitter following? Most effectively use Twitter advertising?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Twitter] Reply Frequency Among 11 Twitter Users
    February 2011 Twitter statistics for Me. Regardless of how many times you tweet in a given month and despite current events you choose to participate in trending, curious how your Twitter statistics compare? Thanks to a free service at TweetStats.com that enables anyone to view these (and other statistics) of anyone, here’s a graphical contrast of 11 Twitter users (in alphabetical order by last name) during the month of February 2011. You can click any graph to view the person on Twitter. February 2011 Twitter statistics for Danny Brown.
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
    [Twitter] How to get Twitter Followers – Part 1
    Like so many businesses out there, perhaps you've opened a Twitter account for your brand or business and have gained a handful of followers but aren't really sure how to grow your following or what to do next. With a little effort, you can take your Twitter account from stark anonymity to massive popularity. Follow these tips and take your Twitter account to the next level of marketing. Blog How To Twitter best twitter tools social media twitter management tools twitter toolkit Twitter toolsThis is part 1 in a 3-part series.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
    [Twitter] Tips for Building a Quality Twitter Following
    I breached the 10,000-follower mark on Twitter yesterday. My philosophy of building a Twitter following has always been to provide interesting content about the Internet, digital media and publishing, with occasional excursions into my beloved Red Sox and New England Patriots. spend about 10 minutes a day checking my Twitter stream for spammers, product pitchers and others who don’t interest me, and unfollow them. never forget that everything one says on Twitter is public. Social Media TwitterWhen I publish something, others help me promote it.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
    [Twitter] A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden
    Ever since Twitter picked a business model  based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. That’s media company code for “we want to be able to deliver ads to all Twitter users,” no filters or mute buttons allowed , not lose them to a third-party platform. The more Twitter can keep users inside the walled garden of official Twitter apps, the more money it can make. ” First, Twitter needs to build the wall, and that means reining in developers.  .
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015
    [Twitter] How You Can Use Twitter As a Visual Marketing Platform
    Twitter has gone from being a fun microblogging platform to taking on a life of its own. Allowing gifs to play in feed, Twitter Video, full sized images that take up less space and still allow you to type in characters… these are improvements we can all appreciate. But visual marketing is still neglected by many people who see Twitter as nothing but a tool for connecting to influencers. The Importance Of Visuals On Twitter. This was back in 2013, and since then you can now post moving gifs and playable videos right there in Twitter feed. oh my!
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [Twitter] Kenneth Cole Demonstrates How Not to Use Twitter
    We interrupt your regularly scheduled #FollowFriday to bring you the Kenneth Cole Twitter fiasco. No matter how many people are talking about you. I’m not going to give Kenneth Cole a lesson in crisis driven by something stupid said on Twitter. Social Media Twitter cairo Crisis habitat kenneth cole social media crisisTypically I would wait until Monday to write about it, but it’s unfolding as I write this and it’s too important to wait. Plus…it’s a PR nightmare and you all know how much I love a good crisis! But, first. Turns out there was.
  • CHARLENE LI  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
    [Twitter] The Twitter IPO: Some Initial Analysis
    Twitter just tweeted that it has filed a confidential S-1, with the appropriate disclaimer. Twitter is the last of the Big Four to go public. In the social networking ecosystem, Twitter is seen as a must have in terms of a social strategy, and is the only major player left that is still up for grabs — YouTube (owned by Google), LinkedIn (IPO), and Facebook (IPO) are all spoken for. Other upstarts like Pinterest are just getting started so Twitter is going to be the talk of the town into 2014, which is the earliest the IPO can be expected.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Trending: The Great Twitter Unfollowing [VIDEO]
    There’s a bit of a buzz going around on a few folks “unfollowing&# everyone on Twitter and starting over from scratch. A lot of this chatter is negative – and it shouldn’t be.  A touchy subject for some. Whether or not you’re thinking of ‘cleaning house’ – I’d highly suggest using Twitter Lists and a third-party tools such as HootSuite or BufferApp (and maybe both apps together ). To Unfollow or Not to Unfollow – My Twitter Strategy (jonwellman.com). The Great Twitter Unfollow Experiment of 2011 (chrisbrogan.com).
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Twitter] Why Protecting Your Twitter Profile is a Bad Idea
    Because these were the days when we weren’t sure how Twitter was different than Facebook. So, we treated Twitter like Facebook, something for select eyes only.” ” “Let’s connect …” I started my fourth year of teaching at Johns Hopkins a couple of weeks ago, and as part of the “getting to know you” exercise, my students had to introduce themselves. I’d asked them to also post their Twitter handles and Google+ profiles, so that I could create a list and circle respectively for them. My M.O. But you get what I mean.
  • ADAM SHERK  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012
    [Twitter] MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook: Two-Year Growth Rates
    With a new baseball season underway I thought I’d check in on the 30 MLB teams on Twitter and Facebook. Since it has been two years since I did The Most Popular MLB Teams on Twitter and Facebook I thought it would be interesting to revisit this and capture the growth rate for all the teams. MLB Teams on Twitter. First the teams’ official Twitter profiles. Here are the 30 baseball clubs ranked by two-year growth rate: Twitter followers. 4/10/12 Twitter followers. Here are the teams ranked by current total followers: Twitter followers.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
    [Twitter] Useless But Fun Twitter Tools
    There are tons of incredibly useful Twitter tools out there, but those are for another post. There are some fun, incredibly useless Twitter tools on the internet, as well, and you can experience the ghost of Twitter’s past. Who.Unfollowed.Me –  And lastly, any curious Twitter user will want to know who’s not following them anymore. MyFirstTweet – It all started when Mashable posted a listing of the first tweets of various famous tweeters. MyTweet16 also apparently provides a similar service, but I couldn’t get it to work for my account.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
    [Twitter] Sunday Brunch – Twitter As a Marketing Tool
    Today’s question is one that’s been asked a few times, both in the comments of past blog posts as well as online on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. The question is: “How can you use Twitter as a marketing tool?&#. Twitter Chat List. Sunday Brunch – Twitter As a Marketing Tool originally appeared on Danny Brown | Social Media Marketing Blog - The Human Side of Media and the Social Side of Marketing under a Creative Commons license. Sunday Brunch inboxq timely twitter marketingIf you have a question, you can send it in via the form below.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Twitter] 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. The quality of content you share and the frequency of your posting activities are two important factors that determine the amount of engagement you’re able to drive on Twitter, or any other social channel for that matter. Get your team involved in your Twitter campaigns. So, there’s no doubting the power of Twitter!
  • JUGNOO  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [Twitter] Jugnoo’s Social CRM Twitter Chat – The Social Company
    ” Which segues nicely to this little highlight post on Jugnoo’s Social CRM Twitter chats. Jugnoo’s Social CRM Twitter Chat – The Social Company originally appeared on Jugnoo Social CRM and Social Marketing Blog - making your business social through crm under a Creative Commons license. Another week has passed in a blink of an eye. It’s incredible (and a little bit frightening!) how quickly July flew by. The rewards will come later.” Held every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. EST, this week we wanted to talk about social companies; who should own social?
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    [Twitter] 11 Twitter Tips for Building Business Relationships
    More and more businesses are jumping into Twitter to find new customers and connect with current ones. The word’s out that Twitter builds relationships – but many businesses get it wrong. Twitter has unwritten rules of engagement. Know the norms on Twitter. If you’re using Twitter to build business relationships, follow these eleven tips. Say something about their bio, location, or Twitter wallpaper.  Add them to a Twitter list. Make the name of your Twitter list flattering and interesting. People think you’re rude if you violate norms.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
    [Twitter] Marketing Twitter
    It's hard to imagine a brand not seeing Twitter as an opportunity to share and connect with customers and potential customers. It's near-impossible to find any semblance of a marketing campaign that hasn't attached itself to some kind of hashtag or Twitter call-out. Some might argue that Twitter is less about communication these days, and much more about a place to share information (a micro-broadcasting platform instead of a micro-blogging platform). At the very least, Twitter continues to be an amazing, public water cooler of information, links and consumer insights.
  • T2 SOCIAL  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
    [Twitter] 10 Ways to Increase Your Twitter Followers
    In order to get your message out there, you are going to want to find ways to increase your Twitter followers. So what can you do to increase your Twitter followers without having to use any black hat techniques? Following these ten simple action items is a great way to help you start boosting your Twitter activity and increasing your brand’s Social Equity. 1. When Twitter revamped their layout, they added header images. A lot of users leave this area blank, but a creative one can be a big reason why someone decides to follow your profile. Fill out your bio.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter for Nonprofits Program
    Twitter has recently announced their Twitter for Nonprofits Program.  It’s short, so I’ll just repost the information from the Hope140 blog post here: 1. Hope140.org is the website where we featured unique uses of Twitter in the world of social good. Hope140 is a Twitter account dedicated to highlighting positive uses of Twitter for good in the ecosystem. To be considered for Twitter account verification of your non-profit organization, fill out this  query form. We’re eager to see your applications for doing good on Twitter.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Twitter] HOW TWITTER MISSED IT WITH LINKEDIN
    Is Twitter’s split from LinkedIN good? In her Forbes article, “ The End Of Tweets On LinkedIn Is Not The Apocalypse ,” she mentions three points why Twitter parting with LinkedIn is good for communication: No more unprofessional tweets. Twitter and LinkedIn have two difference audiences. ” Granted, she gives examples of tweets that should not be floating through Twitter either. Why Twitter and LinkedIN made good bedfellows. Marketing channels, such as Twitter and LinkedIn, that were permeable made communication more fluid.
  • KYLE LACY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
    [Twitter] 6 Ways to Get Noticed By People on Twitter
    It’s been a year and a few days since I first joined Twitter. knew Twitter was up and coming and rapidly gaining in popularity. For that reason I chose to write my diploma thesis about Twitter as a tool for Relationship Marketing. Being new to Twitter sucks because you need to build an audience that helps you spread the word. It’s a lot to take in and a lot to handle for a Twitter newbie. message them on Twitter. In that respect, Twitter is no different to real life. Twitter allows you to approach them. thought it was useless. Be yourself.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
    [Twitter] 4 Ways the Twitter You Know is Changing Forever
    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.” ” Once Oprah gave Twitter her imprimatur, the service crossed the chasm (6 million members before she joined in April, 2009 and 105 million a year later). At that point, Twitter became less about you and more about what’s worthy of attention.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 500 million users. Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 In a recent talk at the University of Michigan , Twitter CEO Dick Costolo promised that Twitter users will be able to download a full archive of their tweets before the end of 2012. While discussing Twitter’s role in the future of global communication and democratized access to information, he also revealed some interesting Twitter statistics ( TechCrunch ). Social Media Statistics Dick Costolo social networking statistics TwitterFacebook: 1 billion active users. via  Yahoo.
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