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  • ALMOST SAVVY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Twitter] TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy
    Home About Testimonials Events Services Webinars Twitter Getting Started on Twitter Webinar Twitter Webinar: Tools and Tips (Intermediate Level) LinkedIn LinkedIn 1 – Getting Started LinkedIn 2 – Building and Leveraging Your Network Ask Calendar Contact Blogging Branding Business Career Facebook LinkedIn Networking Social Media Tips Twitter Lijit Search TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening.
    [Twitter] How To Build A Crappy Twitter Profile
    Over the weekend I helped my wife build a Twitter profile. Most of the time I help fix and re-do Twitter profiles that have been abandoned or misused, so it was neat to help someone start from nothing. It also reminded me that a LOT of people and companies start off on the wrong foot and even though Twitter is a more transient medium, if you start off with bad habits, they tend to stick around. If you want to have a truly terrible Twitter profile, make no attempt to change your picture from the egg. Twitter Pic, HO! 2. Tweet. Here we go! 1. Profile Picture.
  • 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.
    [Twitter] Twitter = Fastest Growing Search Engine
    Twitter Founder Biz Stone at Aspen Ideas Festival announced that Twitter now has over 800 million search queries per day. Twitter's monthly searches now surpass Yahoo and Bing combined. This is up 33% from April, where at Twitter’s Chirp conference Stone said Twitter was serving 600 million search queries per day. We have indicated all along that Twitter & Facebook would be bigger search competition for Google than Yahoo and Bing. By Erik Qualman. This roughly equates to 24 billion searches per month which is more than Bing (4.1) and Yahoo (9.4)
    [Twitter] Twitter Etiquette: Outside Voices, Inside Voices and Whispers
    Little did I know these voices would come in handy when thinking about Twitter. I had a recent conversation with Laura of EzraTech on Twitter about the practice of sending DMs (direct messages) to new followers. Your Outside Voice on Twitter. Your Inside Voice on Twitter. On Twitter, these are the @ replies used to contact others directly. Your inside voice on Twitter is not private, though. Whispering on Twitter. This is the voice you are using when sending a Twitter DM, which is private. She seemed authentic to me. It is intimate.
    [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!
    [Twitter] Social Media’s Shocking Statistics
    With 500 Billion + people on Facebook and an estimated 280,000,000 Twitter accounts, there is no doubt that social media is eye opening.shockingly so. Expanding your brand's potential reach via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more has become the holy grail of marketing. Blog Facebook Metrics Twitter blogging blogging stats facebook fans facebook marketing facebook stats social media statistics social media twitter social media's shocking statistics twitter statsThe significance of social media for businesses is equally big.
    [Twitter] How Brands Used Twitter in 2012
    Twitter is definitely a platform that will survive on the long run, constantly growing in terms of increased user base as well as brands joining in order to engage with their audiences. To put the succes into perspective, in September 2011, the platform’s user base was half that amount, meaning that Twitter added as many users in 15 months as it did in the previous five years! Naturally, Twitter tends to be among the first choice of social media platforms that brands decide to engage in. The most common way for tweeting remains the Twitter web interface.
    [Twitter] The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011
    Talking recently with Cheryl Burgess ( @ckburgess )—partner and CMO at Blue Focus Marketing, a B2B social branding consultancy firm in Bridgewater, New Jersey; 2011 & 2010 winner of the Twitter Shorty Awards in Marketing; and author of the Blue Focus Marketing Blog —we were both struck by how many of the same people we know through social media (and we both learned about some interesting new people to follow as well). One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D. And she’s energetic and inspirational on Twitter.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [Twitter] Three Reasons Twitter Is Beginning to Suck
    Most recently, the winds of change are touching a place that I’ve held quite dear… Twitter. I’m beginning to come to terms with the reality that, perhaps for me, Twitter just isn’t ever going to be what it used to be. Following are the top three reasons (I think) Twitter is beginning to suck. Sure, there are new accounts being opened daily and Twitter is still, essentially, “growing.” Compared to a few years ago, Twitter has become filled with a lot more noise, and unfortunately, that noise is not original content. Social Media Twitter engagement Kary Delari
    [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.
    [Twitter] Twitter Marketing Gets Easier: Geo-Targeted Tweets
    Brands that have numerous Twitter accounts to handle the different regions they operate in will have another problem on their hands – consolidating all those identities into one profile/account handle for all of their Twitter marketing activity. That’s because a new Twitter tool offered through its API allows brands to target their Tweets to specific geographic locations. Approximately 77% of Twitter users are outside of the U.S., so brands with a focus on global growth will be more inclined to use the ad platform in campaigns that are targeted to specific countries.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter Spring Clean! The Quick Way To Mass Unfollow
    I like to keep on top of my Twitter profile maintenance. I do this by reviewing who I’m following and unfollowing profiles that are no longer in use or of interest to me. This can take time if you’re following loads of profiles so I use a nifty Twitter tool that speeds up my Twitter health checks. This is to keep Twitter happy. If you’re one of those Twitter users who has amassed a huge amount of follows then you’re going to LOVE Twit Cleaner. What can I say? I’ve always been a sucker for a bit of organising and systematising.
  • JUGNOO  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Twitter] Stop Poking Me, Mom! Is Facebook Losing the Teen Privacy Battle to Twitter?
    ? The other day my not-so-13-year old daughter asked me if she could set up a Twitter account. But something has clearly changed… It wasn’t too long ago when everyone questioned the value of Twitter among teens. ” “Twitter is for older people…not cool! report from Eloqua dated August, 2011 noted, According to Pew Research users, only 8 percent of online teens use Twitter. If Twitter wants to keep growing, it needs to reach out to this key demographic. What can Twitter do to appeal to teens? And Twitter is too public.
    [Twitter] 80% of Twitter’s Ad Revenue Comes From Mobile
    Twitter just announced its first quarter earnings report for 2014, with impressive gains in advertising: total revenue grew 119% year-over-year, with 90% of those earnings coming from advertising. Not too surprising, since  78% of Twitter’s total monthly active users are now on mobile ( VentureBeat ). Twitter added 14 million monthly active users, and only 3 million of those in the U.S.  To compare total numbers, Facebook has 202 million monthly users in the U.S. vs. Twitter’s 57 million. However, user growth was disappointing for the platform.
    [Twitter] What Can Brands Learn From Lady Gaga’s Twitter Growth
    Tweet Lady Gaga recently passed 20 million Twitter followers – breaking another Twitter record. Looking at her recent Twitter record, I thought it would be a good idea to share some of her strategies for using Twitter as an effective marketing tool and how they can inspire you to do the same. The chart below shows the growth of her followers on Twitter: These are some take-ways from Lady Gaga’s Twitter strategy that can help your brand. It always helps to integrate your Twitter handle with other media platforms.
    [Twitter] Thou Shalt Not Auto-Direct Message On Twitter
    I’m going to go on my soapbox just one more time in the hopes that this message goes viral , spreads through the Interwebs, and finally convinces every “online marketer”, “ social media guru ” and “eBook entrepreneur” that they should, once-and-for-all, turn off Twitter auto-direct messaging. Basically, some Twitter marketing software like SocialOomph and TweetAdder allow you to set up canned, automated welcome messages that are immediately sent to a new follower once you have followed them and they follow back. It is a good idea. Cheers!
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, JULY 4, 2014
    [Twitter] Build Your Empire on Twitter in Just 10 Minutes A Day
    Would you believe me if I told you it only takes 10 minutes of daily Twitter action to get awesome results for your business? As my business grew ( largely thanks to Twitter ) I had to come up with a plan that would maintain and raise my profile in the least time possible. Y’see, I’m just like you. And, hanging out on Twitter is not high up on my list of priorities. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Twitter. But there’s also a massive problem with Twitter…. If you’re not careful before you know it you’ve wasted a ton of time in the Twitter time suck. It’s not.
    [Twitter] Infographic: Twitter facts
    Twitter is now truely mainstream; it’s not just for the cool kids anymore.  Featured Headline Social Media Twitter infographic Information graphics Online Communities Social networkHere’s a round up of some recent facts and figures about one of the world’s most popular social networks from the folks at Infographics Archive. Related posts: Managing personal relationships online. Content marketing is king. Email marketing goes social. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles. What is Viral Marketing?
    [Twitter] When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
    Determining the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs is vital to content marketing success. HootSuite’s functionality enables you to automatically schedule your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn updates based on your followers’ engagement patterns. When to post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and blogs — and when not to. Twitter. When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest is a post by Pam Dyer on Pamorama | Social Media Marketing Blog. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2013
    [Twitter] Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram Demographics
    But who exactly are the people who use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram? Branding Demographics Facebook Instagram Marketing Pinterest Social Media Social Networking Twitter67% of online adults use social networking sites. Some very useful social media demographics are outlined in a recent report by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project. The study reaffirmed that young adults aged 18-29 are more likely than [.].
    [Twitter] Using Twitter to Disseminate News Without a News Release
    That’s why I was so interested to read Peter Himler’s , “ Can Twitter Displace the News Release? The spate of #DREAMeconomy tweets — organized by the Center for American Progress to promote their study out this morning — were a notable example of what is fast becoming the new press release for a media and political class that lives on Twitter. This is about a very interesting and cool way of using Twitter to disseminate news. Twitter and the News Release. think it makes PR pros lazy and clients too controlling. Can you imagine if we did that here?
    [Twitter] How something like #NewTwitter can destroy the integrity of an innocent human being
    Soon enough I had Twitter all figured out and by 2009 I was a. whole new person: And thus Twitter became my middle name. revealed to me, again: Immediately I ran to my laptop, fired up Twitter and dribbled. Even though I was practically Twitter’s wife, the bastard was. wishing with all my might that the new Twitter would show. eternity the new Twitter came to me. Tags: #NewTwitter New Twitter Twitter new twitter Marsy, author of Giddy Fingers , presents you with a real life story. many things to think about. pondered…. HOWEVER.
  • KYLE LACY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
    [Twitter] 25 Twitter Tips for Small Business
    With the launch of my book, Twitter Marketing for Dummies , I have been getting a ton of questions about Twitter and the use of Twitter for business. wanted to update and republish this blog post from the beginning of last year… to better inform you on some tips for using Twitter. Use your personal picture in your Twitter profile. Use  Twitter Search to find subject matters that interest you. Add in some of your personal life while you are using Twitter. It is important to use Twitter but do not waste valuable time when at work.
    [Twitter] The Sunday Share: 50 Random Twitter Tips for Business
    This week, a useful collection of Twitter tips from Ksenia Dobreva , who handles social marketing for webmeup. While Twitter is now almost a decade old, there are still new users to it every day. The Sunday Share: 50 Random Twitter Tips for Business originally appeared on Danny Brown - Social Media | Marketing | Influence under a Creative Commons license. Sunday Share sunday share twitter tips As a business resource,  Slideshare  stands pretty much head and shoulders above most other content platforms. Which brings us to this week’s Sunday Share. Enjoy.
    [Twitter] What Is Your Twitter Policy?
    It’s too dark to ride and waaaay too warm to be inside) and I listened to Mitch Joel and Mark Schaefer debate the Twitter elite on the Six Pixels of Separation podcast. This is a discussion on Twitter policies. When I started on Twitter, it was after I saw Robert Scoble speak at the PRSA Counselors Academy conference in May of 2007. joined as BearsFan07 to really understand what it was Robert was talking about and to see if it really had any application to business. I was really terrible at Twitter. Thanks to Ken Burnett for the funny Twitter elite image.
    [Twitter] Twitter Bans the Use of Hashtags
    One of the most useful features on Twitter is being withdrawn as of today – the hashtag. For anyone not on Twitter, a hashtag is the universal # symbol, and helps to separate individual conversations from the overall Twitter stream. Twitter issued a statement saying that they were stopping the use of hashtags because of its connotation with drug use. Not something that’s much use when you’re on the fast-paced world of Twitter. Social Media twitterBut, as of today, no more.
    [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.
  • 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.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
    [Twitter] Hashtags, the Good the Bad, the Oh So Ugly
    stuck to Twitter posts simply because they’re easier to embed, but most or all of these hashtags appear across social platforms. Probably the most recent oops was #AskThicke which was intended to be a Twitter style Q&A but quickly became a platform to call him out about misogyny, divorce, his hair and his music among other things. “What if I did an #AskThicke hashtag on twitter?” There are algorithms for creating fake people on @twitter – and for some reason, bacon comes up in their profiles a lot. No don’t do it.” link].
    [Twitter] Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet
    Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. When you send out a tweet with @username included in the MIDDLE of the tweet, “hello @username” (called a mention, explained below) all of your followers will see that tweet in their Twitter Home feed. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.
    [Twitter] 8 Ways To Use Twitter Lists
    UPDATE: We just launched our Fortune 100 Twitter list. We talked recently about the Twitter lists set up by My Creative Team. Are you using Twitter lists? We now have a Twittering Media Outlet List , a Twittering US Journalist List , and a Twittering Canadian Journalist List. Because Hootsuite - our favorite Twitter appliance - now allows you to import your lists, we also set up a Social Media List of our favorites in that category. We have found a number of ways to utilize Twitter lists. Those are just a few ways to use Twitter lists.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012
    [Twitter] Free Webinar: Unlock Your Twitter Brilliance
    There are some people who are officially ‘in the know’ They include: people who have joined my Twitter Brilliance priority list. When I speak to clients and other small business owners about Twitter, I hear the same issues crop up! And, the thing is Twitter isn’t hard! Which is why I want to share my secrets to help you unlock your Twitter brilliance. Stick this date in your diary if you want to join me and learn: the 3 stumbling blocks most entrepreneurs face when using Twitter that prevent them from achieving results. Free Webinar! See it?
    [Twitter] Twitter Webinar Basics Etiquette | Almost Savvy
    Twitter is growing quickly, at the rate of 5,000-10,000 new accounts per day, according to a new report from Hubspot called State of the Twittersphere.? More individuals (of all ages), businesses, news outlets, academic institutions, government agencies and non-profit organizations are finding unique value in having a Twitter presence. Before getting into the strategic value of a Twitter presence and the zillions of software applications available to enhance your Twitter experience and options, let’s cover the basics. There is no one best way to learn.
    [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.
    [Twitter] Are These Twitter Mistakes Killing Your Success?
    Ash Rishi of Cetas Kinetic had been using Twitter for 1.5 But Ash turned it around… Rather than give up or keep bashing away hoping for something to stick, he signed up to my Twitter Brilliance programme. the unique way he has connected his Twitter profile with his business partner’s that bring cohesion and build interest for the brand. his top tips for making Twitter work that anyone can implement. You can find out more about my Twitter Brilliance programme here: I want to be brilliant on Twitter just like Ash. Does this sound familiar?
    [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. 
    [Twitter] Facebook, Twitter and True Intentions
    Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, just gave a facsinating interview that strikes at the heart of debates around the purpose of social media. It’s this context which makes the recent comments by pre-IPO Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone, so interesting. When Stone, now focused on the launch of Vine and without the post-IPO pressures that Mark Zuckerberg faces, clearly states the powerful criteria by which to judge the success of Twitter. The Subscribe to  We First  on  Youtube ,  Facebook ,  Google+  and connect with me:  Twitter  |  LinkedIn  |  Facebook  |  Google+.
    [Twitter] Facebook vs Twitter
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    [Twitter] Using the Twitter Small Business Planner: #SmallGoesBig
    First, we’ll be looking at the Twitter Small Business Planner app that was just announced this past week by Twitter. The Twitter Small Business Planner explained. The goal of the Twitter Small Business Planner app is to help small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) improve their Twitter marketing. It is a deliberate move on Twitters part to get more potential advertisers not only using their service, but seeing the true value of it. The Twitter Small Business Planner app is currently available for iOS (both iPad and iPhone), as well as Android.
    [Twitter] Social Media’s Shocking Statistics
    With 500 Million + people on Facebook and an estimated 280,000,000 Twitter accounts, there is no doubt that social media is eye opening.shockingly so. Expanding your brand's potential reach via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more has become the holy grail of marketing. Blog Facebook Metrics Twitter blogging blogging stats facebook fans facebook marketing facebook stats social media statistics social media twitter social media's shocking statistics twitter statsThe significance of social media for businesses is equally big.
    [Twitter] How Do I Link Facebook and Twitter?
    Home Consulting Products and Workshops Boulder Social Media Training How To Use Twitter To Grow Your Business How to Use Facebook to Grow Your Business Sink or Swim Webinar Facebook Tutorial Twitter Tutorial About Grandma Mary Contact me Subscribe How Do I Link Facebook and Twitter? Are you going from Facebook to Twitter or from Twitter to Facebook?  wanted to come out with the definitive guide on what you can do and what you can’t do to link Facebook and Twitter. What you can do is send your Fan Page status updates from Facebook out to Twitter.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
    [Twitter] Twitter API Changes Shut Down TweetChat
    TweetIf you manage a Twitter chat and use Tweetchat, you might want to start looking for another management tool. The new changes the social network Twitter plans to role out will make the chat tool useless. News Api Api Changes Communication Hootsuite Online Communication Real-time Web Social Media Twitter Twitter Api Social Fish reports folks should follow @tweetchat for details. Tweet chats are a community building tool companies, such as [.].
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Twitter] Top 4 Twitter Fails (& how to fix them!)
    Are there things you’re doing on Twitter that have a negative effect on your efforts? . There are certain habits and time-saving behaviours that could actually be stopping Twitter working for you as a business generating superpower ( read on here for how Twitter can be a massive game changer for your business ). And, if you’re not getting business results but find you spend lots of time on Twitter ( or money if you’re outsourcing your tweeting ), you might be making these massive Twitter fails without even realising it. They exist on Twitter, too.
    [Twitter] 10 Easy Tips to Build Your Fan Base on Facebook & Twitter
    Your business has a great Facebook and Twitter page.  I take it that: You are creating and posting good, if not great, interesting, compelling content and your Facebook page and Twitter feed are full of information, news, reviews and links. Facebook Marketing Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter Facebook Community Facebook content Facebook fan Facebook fanbase Facebook posting Facebook sharing Facebook username marketing for small business Twitter followersYou are interacting with your fans on a daily basis. You have acquired a short.
  • 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.
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
    [Twitter] 5 Big Twitter Changes, New Facebook Right-Hand Rail Ads & “Pin It” Explores New Platforms | Social Media Snapshot
    Categories: Blog , Facebook , Instagram , Pinterest , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , Instagram , instant twitter notifications , Pinterest , right hand column ads , right hand rail ads , social media , Social Media Snapshot , Twitter , Twitter profile changes Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.
    [Twitter] As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them
    It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I  love Twitter. Without the social network, I would have never met some of these people and the idea makes me very sad. I’ve always contended Twitter wouldn’t last forever. Until now, Twitter has been an open platform and it’s part of the reason the social network has grown as quickly as it has. What that means is, any developer who created something genius to help Twitter grow no longer has access to their coding, which allows them to increase the features and benefits of their services. IFTTT.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012
    [Twitter] Two Steps To Turn New Twitter Followers Into Genuine Connections
    In this video I cover one of the questions I get asked most by new Twitter users. Why being followed by complete strangers on Twitter is a good thing. Why Twitter’s open, no gate-keeper policy makes it the most social place online. Do You Want To Be Brilliant On Twitter? My Twitter Brilliance training programme is where I share honest, achievable and must-know methods for boosting your business using Twitter. Join the priority list to receive details and more Twitter goodies the moment they’re released. In it I explain. No BS.
    [Twitter] The Sunday Share: A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter
    While Twitter is one of the veterans in the social media landscape, there are still new users joining every day. To help these users (and to celebrate the 110th “birthday” of Dr. Seuss), here’s a special themed look at how best to use Twitter. The Sunday Share: A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter originally appeared on Danny Brown - Award-Winning Social Media Marketing and Influence Marketing Blog under a Creative Commons license. Sunday Share sunday share twitter These include standard presentations, videos, multimedia and more. Enjoy.
    [Twitter] Twitter Tip: What is a hashtag (#) on Twitter?
    Lucy asks me a question on Twitter. My Twitter buddy @LucyBakerMakeup asked me a question about hashtags (see above) so here’s a quick #101. When you add a ‘#’ directly in front of a word (or acronym) on Twitter – a link is automatically created. Their popularity has grown organically to become part of Twitter culture and a valuable tool for users. That may be an organised event, TV programme, noteworthy cause, breaking or running news story, or group conversation taking place on Twitter. Social media for social good using a Twitter hashtag.
  • 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
    [Twitter] 5 Ways To Give Your Tweets More Power
    Who would have thought so much responsibility came with Twitter? Give yourself an opinion and a voice – This may seem like an obvious one but I am seriously worried about the amount of robots/monotone people on twitter. Tweet You have 140 characters to grab your audiences attention, connect with them, and convince them you have something valuable to offer.  On top of all of that you still need to write in the voice of your brand and you need to be consistent in your style and content. Guess which tweets get more engagement? 2. Figure out who you want to see your tweet.
    [Twitter] How to Use Twitter As a Marketing Channel
    Tweet When it comes to communicating and creating conversation with your tribe, Twitter is a great platform to use. When searching the web, I found this infographic presenting a strategic approach on how to use Twitter to reach this goal. In general, Twitter is a good place to choose, when it comes to promoting your brand, helping your customers and not least interacting and creating personal relationships with these. And with more than 200 million users on Twitter, there is no doubt that there exist a great potential in using it as a marketing channel.
    [Twitter] Why Twylah Is My Favorite Influential Tool
    Twylah examines your live Twitter stream and selects up to 20 topics that you tweet about the most. To make sure you don’t include such tweets on your Twylah page, Twylah will automatically remove any tweets that you delete from your Twitter stream if you are a premium user. But is it the best source for finding influential users on Twitter? Twylah is the primary tool I use when I’m looking for potential users to follow on Twitter and when I’m looking for a topic or subject matter over which I can engage with others. Twylah vs. Klout. Power Tweet.
    [Twitter] Hey Twitter, I won’t quit you.
    There’s a rumour that Twitter is losing it’s sparkle as a way to boost business for the solo-worker. Tell that to my client, Rebecca Perkins , who has just scored an international publishing deal for her first book through connections she made on Twitter. And, just to make it really clear that Twitter is holding its ground as a social media contender, I’m calling in the statisticians… It was the fastest growing social network last year, adding 40% more active users in the last 6 months of 2012. (US topped the growth of active usage by a staggering 94% ).
    [Twitter] Who,Why & How of Twitter [Infographic]
    Tweet I found this interesting infographic on which gives an in-depth overview of Twitter. The infographic provides good insight into what kind of people are active on Twitter as well as the information they post or look out for. Corporate Twitter also looks like its picking up. - 83% of European companies are already on Twitter. - 40% of companies offer customer service through this platform. Take a look at the infographic here: Similar Posts: What People Love And Hate On Twitter [infographic]. How to Use Twitter As a Marketing Channel.
    [Twitter] Wilmington’s Top 10 Tweeters
    For this week’s blog post, we set out to determine some of the largest twitter influencers in our local paradise of Wilmington, North Carolina. Twitter Wilmington Brand Advocate influencer social influence social media influence social media marketing Tweeters twitter influence Twitter Marketing Wilmington NC Wilmington Twitter The post Wilmington’s Top 10 Tweeters appeared first on.
    [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.
    [Twitter] 5 Fast Hacks To Increase Your Twitter Click Through Rate
    There are few things more satisfying to an online marketer than witnessing your brand’s Twitter account reach critical mass. But after that success, how do you make the most of Twitter as a traffic driver to your blog posts, landing pages, and other valuable content? You’re already using a URL shortener to make the most of the limited space you have on Twitter. Random characters in a link have the whiff of spam, so they may get unfairly overlooked on Twitter. Gaining followers is only half the Twitter battle. Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.
    [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.
    [Twitter] Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools
    Enter: Twitter curation. There are several services that curate or organize tweets based on Twitter lists or keywords. Unlike a Twitter stream, these curation tools offer a way to collect a lot of information in a single place.  The “pro&#   is that its a great community builder, the con is that I don’t have control over the content. I do however have control over the who is on the list, so the key to is to curate your Twitter list carefully. It pulls content from your Twitter page so it doesn’t do much for community building.
    [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.
    [Twitter] Twitter Users Are 68% More Likely To Visit Political Campaign Donation Sites
    Twitter wants politicians to know that their tweets are effective. Does it really influence users or change behavior?  A new study from Twitter and Compete set out to answer these questions. According to Compete’s data, the average Twitter user is 68% more likely to visit a campaign donation page than the average internet user. This likelihood bumps up when Twitter users are exposed to tweets from: political handles they follow. Social Media Statistics election political donations political tweets politics Twitter Twitter advertisingpolitics.”
    [Twitter] Twitter is Starting to Jam
    According to  Pew Internet Research  which has been tracking Twitter use, there is a general upward trend in adopting Twitter for daily use. Don’t look now but Twitter might be the Facebook killer for the 18-24 demographic.  With over 500 million registered users and 140 million daily users, it doesn’t seem like Twitter will be slowing down anytime soon. Then we have the following: Twitter Twitter TrendsThe bottom line?
    [Twitter] Most Popular Newspapers on Twitter: Guess Who’s #1?
    Which US newspaper do you think is tops on Twitter? A new study by Searchmetrics reveals the leaders: The Washington Post, The New York Times and USA Today. These top three received the most mentions on Twitter in 2013; USA Today and the Washington Post also dominated the list of the top 10 most-tweeted newspaper website stories in 2013. Clearly, users are consuming – and sharing – news via Twitter. Social Media Statistics media newspaper industry newspapers Searchmetrics Twitter Here are the top 10:  .
    [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.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Twitter] The 5 Stages Of A Twitter User. Which Are You?
    There’s a theme among Twitter usage commonly recognised as the 4 stages of a Twitter. Usually lured in by your favourite Tweeting celeb, a breaking news story, or social media addict at your networking club, you take a peek… And, just like the sailors who were called to the rocky coastline by the enchanting sirens in ancient Greek mythology, you slowly get drawn in to the Twitter time suck… A-HA! You begin to see the potential of Twitter. Do you check your Twitter stream the moment you wake up? Are You Using Twitter To Its Full Potential?
    [Twitter] Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business
    Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Tips on how to use Twitter if you’re a business by cinta5 on November 15, 2009 It’s great to see new businesses and organizations join Twitter! I’ve had the pleasure of sitting down with a few of them and share tips on how to use Twitter. Hashtags are used to organize and spread information on Twitter. Set up texting under your Twitter settings or add a Twitter application to your phone. Why is this important? Hashtags. Use them.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Twitter] Apple Should Not Buy Twitter
    I was just reading a GigaOm article titled, “ Should Apple Buy Twitter? ” It likely comes as no surprise to you that I’m shocked Twitter is still around. Twitter  automagically  makes Apple a  defacto player in social. Let them create a strategic alliance with Twitter, if it’s so important they go social, and also do the same with Facebook and Pinterest and, heck, even MySpace, if they want to. entrepreneur Innovation Apple TwitterWhile I love it and spend a good amount of time on it, I have no idea how they’re surviving.
    [Twitter] How Is Twitter Doing? Infographic
    Twitter released it’s 4th quarter earnings and showed they made a slight profit, as well as some user growth. The post How Is Twitter Doing? Social Media Social Media Management Social Media Presence Twitter twitter quarterly report Market commentators are questioning a couple of things: one is that the user growth was only 9 million, and the other that the Timeline Views (the company’s equivalent of a page-view) decreased (even though ad revenue has increased). Infographic appeared first on Jugnoo Blog.
    [Twitter] Social Media Man! (Infographic)
    Uncategorized facebook infographic facebook statistics Infographics linkedin infographic linkedin statistics social media companies social media consulting social media infographic social media marketing twitter infographic twitter statistics wordpress infographic wordpress statistics youtube infographic youtube statisticsTweet Since we put so much value on creativity at One Social Media, I decided to take a different approach to infographics with this project. COPY CODE TO EMBED GRAPHIC ON YOUR SITE.
    [Twitter] How to Optimize Your Brand’s Twitter Presence [infographic]
    And like Facebook users, 50% of the Twitter users access the network via mobile. This means that your Twitter followers will tweet and RT anywhere, anytime – and they’ll expect you to be ready. In the following blog post, I will share some pointers on the basics that brands will have to understand in order to engage successfully on Twitter. The price of Twitter followers. In last year’s case on PhoneDog vs. former employee Noah Kravitz , the price of Twitter followers to a company was negotiated heavily. Just imagine that! helping hand to brands.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
    [Twitter] The 4 Most Effective Twitter Calls to Action
    Data from a recent report conducted by Optimal indicates that Twitter delivers a smaller — but more active — audience than Facebook. But Twitter is less understood as a marketing channel, and many social media marketers are unsure about what to do when it comes to executing well-planned promotional strategies on the platform. So what can you do to jumpstart a Twitter initiative using 140 characters or less? Twitter recently analyzed more than 20,000 Promoted Tweets that were randomly sampled over a 3-month period. Want to reach new audiences on Twitter?
  • SOCIALIZED  |  SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2009
    [Twitter] What Does Your Twitter Avatar Say About You?
    Tweets are short at 140 characters, but a Twitter avatar must visually represent a user in just 2304 pixels. If you’re a conservative, you’ve probably changed your avatar to show your affiliation with TCOT (Top Conservatives on Twitter), even though you find grassroots political activism a little confusing. Brown box special : The tacky default Twitter avatar, indicating a new user, or a spammer, or both, or someone who is too private to post an avatar, or maybe too lazy. Tags: Social Media avatars Twitter twitter You’re “normal,” whatever that means. LOL!”.
    [Twitter] Twitter Chats: A Doorway Between You and Your Community
    When Gini and Lisa asked me to write about Twitter chats for Spin Sucks (ok, “tweetchats,” if you must, I’m going to stick with the former, I’m old-school, whatevs), I scratched my mane. I’ve written so much about TCs in the past , I was worried about what I could share with you that wouldn’t be same old, same old. But then, a friend who currently runs a popular Twitter chat DM’d me to tell me he might be shutting it down. Twitter chats have come a long way since Sarah Evans dreamed up #journchat. Twitter chats bring people together. They’re just Twitter chats.
    [Twitter] The Twitter Follow/Unfollow Trap (and how to avoid it)
    Did you know that you don’t have to follow people on Twitter to keep up to date with them? Twitter has its very own filtering feature called Lists. Which means less noise in your main newsfeed, saved time, and more productive Twitter use. Let’s create some lists so you can keep your eye on the Twitter gold! 1. Jump in to your Twitter account and head straight in to ‘Following’ from your Profile Page. 2. Do You Want To Be Brilliant On Twitter? What’s more, it will keep you organised. Who doesn’t want that?? Friends. Take Action!
    [Twitter] New Twitter User Revamp: Plus 2 Bonus Pieces of News!
    Twitter are working hard to reward their shareholders…and finally turn a profit. This is, however, leading to a growing user base who are, *sigh*, flocking to Twitter as it begins to more closely resemble the Facebook they know. The latest revamp is the new Twitter user revamp that will help new Twitter users understand the service. Anyone who’s a social media junkie can tell you right away what Twitter is all about, but the average user still doesn’t know that first time they sign up. Later I’ll talk about some other news in new Twitter user land.
    [Twitter] Tweetdeck Presence Felt in Twitter Redesign
    As you are likely aware by now, Twitter rolled out a major redesign  and announced brand pages simultaneously. 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. Harness that team’s ingenuity into making the Twitter site and mobile apps a real choice for power users. Twitter Is Going After 3rd Party Apps.  The answer? What about you? Love it?
    [Twitter] The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?
    When registering with Klout, you simply authorize Twitter or Facebook to connect to your own Klout account. When connecting your Klout profile to Twitter , you agree to the Terms and Conditions of Twitter. But did you know that when you sign up for a Twitter account you are, by default, agreeing to Klout publishing a profile on your behalf? No where when signing up for Twitter does Twitter’s TOS say you agree to the actions of Klout. Klout and Twitter both need to better define their registration processes and privacy issues. Klout. Klout.
  • 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.
    [Twitter] New Twitter All About the Money
    “Obviously, there’s more opportunities for more info to be displayed now,&# Biz Stone, Twitter’s co-founder, told CNNMoney. With 160 million users  [according to Twitter CEO Evan Williams ] that could turn the Twitter blue into a vibrant green. The new Twitter smartly now has the same functionality of the most popular third-party tools (TwitPic, TwitVid, etc.).  Helpful profile info on Twitter users [e.g., As Stone alludes to, there is also plenty of room and functionality to run very targeted ads (Twitter profitability here we come anyone?).
    [Twitter] Twitter Launches New Embedded Twitter Timelines
    Twitter today launched an embedded Twitter timelines widget feature. The embedded Twitter timelines widget can be created from within your Twitter account if you’re not a developer (information [.]. Social media marketing embedded Twitter timeline TwitterYou have different options to pick the content (tweets and tweeted pictures) you want to show and of course there are some settings regarding look and feel.
    [Twitter] Why are you following me?
    I’ve been gratified and a little puzzled by some of the people who follow me on Twitter (or any other social network for that matter). mean, sure I hope you follow me, and a lot more people too, but sometimes a girl’s just gotta wonder what makes people choose to follow one person and not the other. I did a little rough surveying of my Twitter friends and it seems there are really only a few ways people make the decision to follow or not follow on Twitter. Twitter is a great way to keep up with what your friends and co-workers are up to. Auto Followers.
    [Twitter] KLM Lets You Book Flights Via Facebook and Twitter
    customer on Facebook or Twitter can now book or rebook a flight, reserve a seat, arrange extra baggage, and pay through the social networking platform. Here’s how it works: KLM sends a link to the customer in a private message on Facebook or Twitter. Customers requested it — KLM’s 130 social media agents answer around 35,000 queries on Facebook and Twitter every week. million fans) and 804,000 followers on Twitter ( @KLM ). Social Media Campaigns airline industry airlines Facebook KLM Twitter the customer receives payment confirmation.
    [Twitter] How To Suck At Facebook: A Beginner’s Guide
    The success of last week’s How To Build A Crappy Twitter Profile post made me realized something: there are a wonderful plethora of people out there who truly desire to suck at social media. Well you’re in luck! I’ve decided to expand the helpful Twitter post into a series, teaching YOU how to suck in the most common social networks. Since Twitter has been taken care of it’s only natural that we turn our attention to Facebook. Just like with your Twitter profile, you want to start out on Facebook with a truly embarrassing or simply awful picture.
    [Twitter] What To Tweet And Not To Tweet About [Study]
    Tweet Recently researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and Georgia Tech conducted a study to understand the Twitter behavior of 1,443 Twitter users who rated 43,738 tweets during a 19-day period. In the following post, I will use the survey findings to highlight which kind of tweets people like on Twitter and why. Twitter is one of the best tools to share knowledge and input and hear other people’s opinions about it. Offers and promotions: Twitter is an excellent way to promote offers , events, coupons and customer generating content.
    [Twitter] 7 Steps To Setting Up Your Twitter Account
    I got asked the following question this week: I’ve never used Twitter before – any tips for setting it up or point me in the right direction so I can do it right? I’ve heard there are lots of ways to do it wrong. Here are 7 steps to getting your Twitter account set up the right way. 1. This is the name you’ll be known as on Twitter (also know as your @name). I’d recommend using your real name if it’s available. Do you want to learn more about using Twitter for your business? Of course! Choose an @name. Complete your bio.
    [Twitter] 9 Ways To Get Yourself Unfollowed On Twitter Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 9 Ways To Get Yourself Unfollowed On Twitter | Subcribe via RSS 9 Ways To Get Yourself Unfollowed On Twitter April 1st, 2010 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Oh the wonders and gloriousness of being followed on Twitter! But careful Twitter lovers, because violate any of these 9 Twitter laws and you’ll find yourself on an unfollow smackdown! 1. You’re just Twitter waste and taking up space. What are some of your Twitter faux pas? Share a laugh or two.
    [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….
  • PAMORAMA  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
    [Twitter] Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More
    Optimize your Twitter posts. Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More is a post by Pam Dyer on Pamorama | Social Media Marketing Blog. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Related Articles When to Post on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Pinterest Social Media Image Dimensions: The Ultimate Guide Using Hashtags in Social Media Marketing. Facebook Google Plus Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Social Media Social Media Marketing Twitter YouTube Google Vine Creating great content isn’t enough. Optimize your LinkedIn posts.
    [Twitter] 50+ ways to search Twitter | Shuaism
    Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media , twitter » 50+ ways to search Twitter 50+ ways to search Twitter Written on April 15, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media , twitter 15 Comments - Leave a comment! Sometimes it can be a bit daunting to look for what you need on Twitter. good explanation for the advanced search is at [link] Another option is now [link] Gilbert L A more comprehensive option is Kurrently at [link] - a real-time search engine for Facebook and Twitter.
    [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 ( The Great Twitter Unfollow Experiment of 2011 (
    [Twitter] Is Your Local Business Doing These Three Things on Twitter?
    You’re ready to take it to the next level and truly grow your presence on Twitter and harness the social aspect of social media for your advantage. Although you should always plan ahead and schedule at least some of your Twitter content, it’s important to remain connected to replies, questions, comments, and re-tweets you receive. Taking even a couple hours to respond on Twitter can be akin to taking over a day to respond to a client phone call. As you can’t sit by your computer each day, there are two ways your local business may stay close to the Twitter chatter.
    [Twitter] 10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB
    You’ve realized that Twitter isn’t just people sharing what they ate for breakfast and that there might be some real value to engaging with the 100 million active users that might give you valuable insights about your products, services, and competitors. Before  you jump in and start tweeting away, here are seven tips that can help you avoid looking like a newbie and (hopefully) avoid some common pitfalls. 1) Don’t Be An Egg – Adjust your Twitter profile photo to something other than the egg. So, you’re ready to Tweet, right? Who are you? Learn.
    [Twitter] Have you added your Twitter profile header yet?
    Which is why I didn’t write about this before now… Towards the end of last year Twitter had a little re-design of profiles pages. That means there are now 3 visual areas of your Twitter profile that you can customise: The profile picture ( really, really important to have a profile picture – this is shown next to all of your tweets ). The reason I stalled on creating a header for myself and suggesting everyone else did was because I wasn’t convinced that many Twitter users actually visited profile pages (personally, I hardly ever do). The idea?
    [Twitter] Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat
    Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended. It was #journchat , one of the first, if not the first, Twitter chats created. As I started participating in more chats such as #pr20chat , #soloPR and then starting my own (#measurePR), I’ve come to learn a few things about how to make the most of a Twitter chat. But a Twitter chat?
    [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.
    [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.
    [Twitter] Which Buttons are Packing the Punch?
    So let’s note that Twitter is the main driver of traffic to my site.  It’s clearly working better than the other channels so far, so if my goal is to generate more traffic I should focus on getting more followers.  I had a Twitter button on the sidebar, so at least that’s a start. thought about it some more and decided I should test to see if I add another Twitter button on the bottom of each post, if that will generate more followers. The below shows an example of what I have in the Twitter button at the end of my “Old Spice parody video”. What this post is about.
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