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.
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].
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
[Twitter] 5 Ways To Analyze Twitter Trends
Are you looking for new trends on Twitter? This is a great way to drive new traffic to your blog, especially if you use Twitter. Because the topic is trending, you’ll likely find new blog readers as well as new Twitter followers and see a spike in your blog’s traffic. Here are five places to go for finding Twitter trends: Twitter Search – This is Twitter’s own search feature. On the right side of the screen you’ll see the top 10 trending topics on Twitter. Social Media blogging trends Twitter
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
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015
[Twitter] Will private conversations change Twitter?
Social network Twitter has introduced a new feature: Private Conversations and it just might be a game changer. Twitter says that users can create groups in just a few taps and when someone is added to a group, he or she will receive a notification. Some see transparency as being one of the key defining attributes of Twitter. Most activity and conversation is posted publically for anyone to see and this access is what makes Twitter engaging and useful. How will taking formerly open conversations behind closed doors change the Twitter experience?
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.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2013
[Twitter] HMV’s Twitter nightmare
Then last week, as 190 people were in the midst of hearing that they were losing their jobs, the company’s Twitter account was hijacked by disgruntled employees who live tweeted events as they unfolded. One tweet read, “Just overheard our Marketing Director (he’s staying, folks) ask, “How do I shut down the Twitter?” Then, the story of rogue employees was reported in mainstream media around the world. In all, there were more than 14,000 mentions of the #hmvXFactor hashtag online, most of them on Twitter. Meet the woman who took over the HMV Twitter account.
MINDJUMPERS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
[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.
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.
THE SOCIAL MEDIA INCUBATOR | FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2011
[Twitter] The How and Why of Twitter Lists
The question which used to be “What is Twitter and why should I use it?” has now morphed into “ What are Twitter lists and why should I use them as a part of my strategic social media plan ?”. Simply put, Twitter Lists are a way to organize the people you’re following on Twitter. The list then groups the members of that list together, giving you a bird’s (Twitter’s) eye view of the posts just from people in that group. Here is a list of suggested Twitter lists that can help you organize your business, making life much easier. Industry Peers. Customers.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2012
[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?
JANET FOUTS | FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2012
[Twitter] What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You
Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. When an application like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or a mobile Twitter app like Tweetbot checks your account on Twitter, it’s what is called an “API Call” This does NOT include the number of messages you send through these tools, only the number of times the tool hits the Twitter server to check for more. Twitter is changing the number of times the application can do that from 350 per hour to 60. Twitter prefers you use their website to access it.
DANNY BROWN | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
[Twitter] The Great Twitter Unfollow of 2011 – Leaked Email
There’s been a bit of conversation in recent months about mass unfollows on Twitter. In this leaked email between two social media gurus, their reasoning can finally be shared as to what The Big Twitter Unfollow Purge of 2011 (as it has become known) was all about. ” Social Media Guru A: “I know – let’s completely ignore all the advice we doled out while building our false reputations, and UnFollow everyone on Twitter, and blame it on spam. Social Media mass twitter unfollows twitter unfollow experimentUntil now. It sucks.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
IDACONCPTS | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
[Twitter] How to Nix Twitter Spam
Back in 2009, I presented and article 4 Steps to Get Rid of Twitter Spam , which had a great response. Here is a follow-up piece that goes into more details about how to nix all possible sources of Twitter spam. Check the Twitter Status Blog. The Twitter Status Blog is the official Twitter source about streaming outages, service issues and spam issues. Any time that you experience a problem with Twitter, it is a good idea to check whether your problem is being experienced by other users and whether Twitter is currently addressing it. Takeaway.
IDACONCPTS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2010
[Twitter] Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans?
Online marketers are always experimenting on how to deliver the most effective messages across Twitter and Facebook. Some argue that Twitter followers have the highest conversion rate. Winner: Twitter followers. Winner: Twitter followers. US online marketers suggest that Twitter followers provide a better ROI than Facebook fans. facebook vs twitter ExactTarget Subscribers Fans and Followers twitter vs facebook Tags: Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans? This is a common question that online marketers ask themselves everyday.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014
[Twitter] Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter?
Back in the day, when Twitter first launched there weren’t a lot of people involved and the conversation veered from the mundane (what I had for lunch) to banal (here’s a coding challenge). We started to fall in love about the time that Twitter showed up at SXSWi. People started to put a lot of effort into their Twitter profiles, updating frequently, following lots of people and using some of the cool automating and analytics tools. Twitter was cool, and its potential as a marketing and communications channel for brands was glaringly obvious. Twitter for companies.
PAUL GILLIN | THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2012
[Twitter] How Twitter Amplifies a Customer Attack
Were he speaking it today, he might refer instead to Twitter. Twitter is the enigma of social networks. The hash tag (#), which was created by the Twitter community to help bring order to the service’s inherent chaos, has become one of the Internet’s most powerful organizing and amplification tools. It’s helped Twitter become a core utility for arranging everything from book signings to mass protests. It’s also established the popular microblog service as a prime channel for customer complaints and a favored tool of the critics we call “Casual Complainers.”
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.
GET SOCIAL PR | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
[Twitter] The Secret Behind Twitter And Business Success
The success a business sees with its Twitter account correlates to how it attracts people to follow and engage with tweets that your company produces. It’s no secret — the more people engage you on Twitter translates into more prospects for your business. Research tells us by simply asking people to follow us on Twitter that increases the likelihood they will do exactly what we want. That means you should use a imperative statement, such as “ Follow me on Twitter. An imperative sentence gives advice or instruction that expresses a request or command.
MINDJUMPERS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
[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.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
[Twitter] How Important is Your Twitter Bio?
I've been on Twitter for almost exactly three years to the day. During that time, my Twitter bio has evolved ever so slightly. Over the course of my three years on Twitter, I've had a chance to go through at least 14,730 people's Twitter bios. Because they respond to me when I talk about them on Twitter. So while I'm up on my soapbox, here are a few other tips I'd recommend if you're interested in getting more out of Twitter. Yes, there are hundreds of other good Twitter tips. Tags: tips Twitter bio It's funny. That's it. Why do I do this?
MYRLAND MARKETING | TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
[Twitter] 12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers
12 TWITTER TIPS. Well, it’s no secret I’m talking about Twitter because I’ve made that obvious in the title of today’s post. There are 645,750,000 active Twitter users, sending an average of 58 million Tweets a day. In my early days in Social Media (it’s SO old!), I met and fell in love with Twitter for all the reasons I stated above, and more. SHOULD LAWYERS USE TWITTER? . It is that unfamiliarity, those often awkward, getting-to-know-you meetings that Twitter can help peel back. Twitter just launched these in 2013.
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.
KYLE LACY | THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
[Twitter] 140 Twitter Marketing Tips for 2013
140 Twitter Marketing Tips for 2013 from ExactTarget
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.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011
[Twitter] What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals
I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion. But in 2012 you cannot mention social media without a reference to 1) Facebook and 2) Twitter. But if we’re to compare the adaptive growth of the two over the last few years, Twitter came out of the blocks fast and Facebook has been consistently building major momentum as of late.
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.
ALMOST SAVVY | SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2009
[Twitter] 11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter
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 11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Social Media , Twitter on July 11, 2009 | 104 responses I love Twitter, no doubt about it.
CONVERSTATIONS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
[Twitter] Content Curation: Testing Keepstream for Twitter
Content Curation: Testing Keepstream for Twitter is a post from: ConverStations. You just finished reading Content Curation: Testing Keepstream for Twitter ! Follow me on Twitter or Facebook or on SansoneSpot. Blog Coach Cool Tools Social Networks Content Curation Keepstream Sharing TwitterI found a new tool worth experimenting with called Keepstream. The tool seems to allow me to “bundle tweets – either from the regular stream, those I follow, or various lists. Or, best yet (?) my own stream of tweets. Maybe I’ll do so weekly, maybe daily.
JASON YORMARK | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
[Twitter] Twitter Auto DM: Just Say No!
jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Twitter Auto DM: Just Say No! Subcribe via RSS Twitter Auto DM: Just Say No! September 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share The absolute #1 pain in the neck Twitter nuisance for me these days are the hordes of Twitter auto direct messages I receive after following someone. It has practically made Twitter DM a useless tool for me. If anyone actually sends me a legitimate DM, it’s lost in a sea of spammy auto DMs encouraging me to check out ‘insert product/service/website here’.
DANNY BROWN | SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014
[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.
WEBBIQUITY SMM | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
[Twitter] 50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Although fewer Americans use Twitter than Facebook, Twitter users “are far more likely to follow Brands/ Companies than social networkers in general. So what are the best ways to use Twitter for business? Twitter SEO.
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.
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.
MINDJUMPERS | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011
[Twitter] Facts About Consumer Behaviour on Twitter [Study]
Tweet In a recent study made by Constant Contact and research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey , some useful findings have been made about Twitter users. What is especially interesting to emphasize from this study, is that people who follow brands on Twitter are more likely to both buy and recommend the products of these brands. Earlier, we have mentioned that the revenue generated by a Twitter follower is higher than cost per follower , and also referred to an infographic about what’s trending at Twitter. Twitter users = frequent online users. infographic].
MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2009
[Twitter] Twitter Lists: Twittering Journalists
Finally, Twitter is offering a lists function. None too soon.If you need more info on Twitter lists, Mashable is a good resource. We set up the My Creative Team Twittering Journalist wiki last year in order to develop a directory of journalists who were using Twitter. With the new Twitter list, we can move that wiki online. This makes it easier on everyone to follow twittering journalists. We have established a USA Twittering Journalist List and a Canada Twittering Journalist List. Next on our agenda, media outlets using Twitter.
IDACONCPTS | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
[Twitter] How to Download and View your Twitter Archive
On December 19, 2012 Twitter introduced the ability to download your Twitter archive, so you’ll get all your Tweets (including Retweets) going back to the beginning. Once you have your Twitter archive, you can view your Tweets by month, or search your archive to find Tweets with certain words, phrases, hashtags or @usernames. Here is how to download your Twitter archive. 1. Go to Settings and scroll down to the bottom to check for the option to request your Twitter archive. Check for Email from Twitter. Open your Twitter Archive. Go to Settings.
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
[Twitter] Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account by Tamar Weinberg on February 16, 2010 Share As we know, Twitter is an incredibly powerful platform and enables businesses and individuals to build strong relationships with customers and peers. I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between.
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
[Twitter] London2012: The Numbers from Twitter [Infographic]
Tweet Long before the opening ceremony on July 27 th , Twitter had taken centre stage in a heated discussion about the use of social media concerning London2012, caused by the Olympic Committee’s initial ban of posting any potentially brand promoting content revolving The Olympics to social networks. In the end, Twitter joined forces with the television network NBC to become an official narrator for the first time in their 6 years of existence. What Can Brands Learn From Lady Gaga’s Twitter Growth. What To Tweet And Not To Tweet About [Study].
COLIN ALSHEIMER | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
[Twitter] Help Me Choose a New Twitter Name!
As part of that process, I also need to pick a new Twitter name, since @LevelTen_Colin just won’t cut it anymore. Featured General Social Media account name personal branding twitterTweet For those who don’t know, I’m starting a new gig soon. Lessons Learned. Skip to the bottom if you just want to vote! Over two years ago, when I first created the account the idea was to help create an official presence for LevelTen on social media channels, where there wasn’t one previously. calsheimer was thrown by the wayside in favor of the company branded account.
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.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
[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.
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.
YMARKETINGMATTERS | TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Lists: Are They Useful?
Twitter lists are really useful! Social Media Management Tools Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter social media Social Media Management“What’s the benefit? Should I even bother?” ” I often get asked this by SMB owners and my clients. They help you organize the people you follow (and don’t follow) into a specific “group” and when you click to view a list, you’ll see a stream of Tweets from all.
THE MARKETING BLOG | TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
[Twitter] Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)
Home About In the Media Moving One Step Closer to Dream Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study March 3, 2010.10:02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least. Which one would your prefer?
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.
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.
THE REALTIME REPORT | THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
[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: .
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.
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?
JEFF KORHAN | SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
[Twitter] Friends Help Friends Stop Twitter DM Spam
You can also probably discern the same for the majority of your Twitter followers. Take these two actions: #1 – Do not ever click on the links – despite your curiosity. #2 – Advise your friend to change their password – via a channel other than Twitter. Nevertheless, not wanting to missing an important message, my Twitter settings are adjusted to receive email notifications of DM’s. What I have seen some do is send a message (sometimes an angry one) back to the user via Twitter. Help your friends and followers stop Twitter DM spam.
JUGNOO | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
[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.
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.
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.
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.
IDACONCPTS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
[Twitter] 4 Reasons Why You Must Stop Using Auto DMs On Twitter
Because YOU look like Bender when you use auto DMs after a follow on Twitter. asked on Twitter what people thought about auto DMs after a follow and there is a strong consensus that people need to stop doing them. Here are the 4 reasons why you must stop using auto DMs on Twitter. 1. Somebody took the effort to read your tweet, take a look at your Twitter bio, and make the decision of following you. Tags: 4 Reasons Why You Must Stop Using Auto DMs On Twitter Twitter twitter marketing what Twitter users want bender Auto DMs are artificial.
THE REALTIME REPORT | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014
[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.
FRESHNETWORKS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
[Twitter] 1,200 tweets per second (and other interesting Twitter stats)
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.
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?
JOEY STRAWN | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
[Twitter] How Twitter Reminds Me Of “Vanilla Sky”
So how does Twitter fit into all this? @A-HA! find the same three categories of people when I talk to companies about Twitter as with Vanilla Sky. Tags: Blog Marketing Social Media A-Ha moment clarity marketing social media Tom Cruise twitter Vanilla Sky Digg Digg There are three types of people who have seen Vanilla Sky : people who loved the movie, people who hated the movie, and people who say they hated the movie because they don’t understand what happened in it. This observation comes from multiple personal interactions about this particular movie. Thoughts?
MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING | MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2009
[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.
DAVE FLEET | TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
[Twitter] Cartoon: Corporate Twitter
This made me chuckle. Recognize this picture? via the brilliant tomfishburne.com ). social media
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?
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.
SOCMED SEAN | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011
[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.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
[Twitter] Twitter for companies
This is a cool info graphic with some interesting statistics about Twitter and how French businesses use it. Twitter for companies infographic. Twitter Engagement Cheat Sheet [Infographic]. How to change your Twitter Name [video]. Headline Social Media Twitter infographic Related posts: Pinterest for business. The social customer. Wikipedia rules the waves. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles. The One Infographic About the Digital Revolution You Need to Understand.
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+.
ADAM SHERK | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
[Twitter] 10 Practical Twitter Tips for Publishers
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 [.].
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.
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter: 15 Ways to Stay Interesting
If you’ve been on Twitter a while, you’re probably stuck in a rut. If you want to spice up your Twitter feed, here are 15 ideas to get you going. 1. Twitpic something – Photos of you and other Twitter friends, a painting you like, almost anything will do. picture is worth a thousand words, or in Twitter’s case, 140 characters. 2. Foursquare – Tweet where you are at the moment and maybe a Twitter friend you’ve been wanting to meet is at the exact same location. Then tweet about your loves – have fun with Twitter and share your passions.
GRANDMA MARY SHOW | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
[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.
ALMOST SAVVY | SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 2009
[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.
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.
SPIN SUCKS | SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
[Twitter] Get Twitter Follow and Google +1
And Twitter is trying to figure out how to monetize. And it’s been a big week for both with Google +1 and Twitter follow launching. The thing I like about both is you don’t have to direct people to leave your site in order to follow you on Twitter. Hence, Twitter follow and +1. Twitter Follow. 1. Get Twitter Follow and Google +1 originally appeared on Spin Sucks on June 5, 2011. Social Media Trends google +1 twitter followIt may not come as a big surprise to you that Google is trying to beat Facebook. It’s here now! Viola!
JUGNOO | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
[Twitter] Scheduled Tweets in Twitter Ads Platform
Starting today, all marketers using Twitter’s Ad Products can schedule organic or Promoted Tweets for specific dates and times up to a year in advance. These can be coordinated to go live with new or existing Promoted Tweet campaigns to enable you to plan your real-time campaigns at your convenience. – Twitter Ad Team. Formerly only available on Jugnoo or other social media platforms, Twitter has created the ability to schedule Tweets. This means brands can plan Twitter advertising content in advance, for things like premieres and product releases. For U.S.
SPIN SUCKS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
[Twitter] 12 Reasons You Should Use Twitter for Business
In April of 2009, I was scrolling through Twitter and found an article in USA Today , written by Steve Strauss in his “Ask An Expert column, and was titled, “ Should Entrepreneurs Twitter? His points for not using Twitter as an entrepreneur were: You are in business, it offers just too much information, it requires too much time, and what can you say in 140 characters? Well, as an entrepreneur who uses Twitter for business, I couldn’t let that sit. Plus, I found this article on Twitter…not in the paper or by reading your Web site.
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.
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?
PAMORAMA | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
[Twitter] 4 Ways Twitter Helps SMBs [Infographic]
A mutually beneficial relationship between SMBs and their Twitter followers drives brand ROI and consumer value. Twitter followers drive recommendations and sales. 72% of people are more likely to purchase from an SMB after they follow or interact with them on Twitter, and 30% of followers are likely to recommend the brand. Twitter followers are emotionally connected to SMBs. Twitter helps SMBs connect with new and existing customers in positive ways. Offer Twitter-exclusive sneak peeks of new products. Twitter marketing helps you reach more customers.
DREW'S MARKETING MINUTE | FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
[Twitter] Essential Twitter Tools
Twitter is an important part of my daily communications and community. I use it to: Share great resources. But…I have a day job so I can’t spend all day, glued to the Twitter screen, waiting for someone to say something relevant. So, I rely on a handful of Twitter tools that make it much easier for me to accomplish my goals and cover my day job as well. Let me preface my tool talk with this statement: Twitter is not about automated conversations between your bot and mine. It’s about real interactions between real people. Twitter Tool #2: Boxcar.
DANNY BROWN | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2010
[Twitter] 10 Fun Twitter Apps You May Not Have Heard Of
As the new Twitter continues to role out across the network, it’s clear that the micro-blogging platform intends to be here for the long-term. Business, cause marketing, non-profits, customer service, lead generation and more – Twitter really does have something for everyone. A lot of blogs (mine included) often concentrate on the best ways to use Twitter for business, and there’s nothing wrong with that. With that in mind, here are 10 fun apps for Twitter that you might not have heard of but are definitely worth checking out. Twitter Tussle.
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.
ADAM SHERK | TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
[Twitter] Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and.
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and Magazines; Facebook 1% by Adam Sherk on March 2, 2010 For my presentation on Twitter Marketing Tactics at SMX West this week I wanted to get a sense of just how much traffic Twitter is driving to major news sites. So what percentage of total site traffic came from Twitter and the other social sites? Here are the group averages: To-date in 2010 Twitter represents an average of 0.7% of total site traffic. respectively. Thanks!
FIREBELLY | MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
[Twitter] Twitter’s Simpler Search: 5 Must-Reads
Here are 5 must-reads on new changes Twitter made to its search functionality we don’t want you to miss. Twitter patches up its search interface. By Rafe Needleman As hinted at in a tweet by Twitter’s Pankaj Gupta last night, Twitter today rolled out an improved search experience. What Twitter’s New Search Features Mean For Google, Third-Party Developers. Things To Note About Twitter’s Upgraded Search. Hands-on with Twitter’s new Simpler Search: Timeline search is a game changer. Simpler search.
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.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010
[Twitter] Why Twitter Still Matters
Recently I read somewhere that the demise of Twitter is imminent and all anyone wants to talk about anymore is Foursquare and Gowalla , 2 shiny new LBS based companies that are reeling in new users by the bushel. Sure I’ll talk about and use Gowalla and Foursquare, but that doesn’t mean that Twitter is no longer relevant though. In fact what this simply means is that those 2 aforementioned companies have merely carved out a niche for themselves in a space that Twitter doesn’t necessarily play in, though they have added an LBS type feature as of late.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015
[Twitter] How many Twitter users actually tweet?
In a startling admission by Twitter apparently, one in five users never actually tweet. Twitter has almost 284 million users however nearly 24 million of them never issue updates via the social networking platform, according to data filed by Twitter with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A lot of these non-users are probably bots or apps that connect users automatically to Twitter. Twitter reach is defined as the number of engaged users plus all their followers. Indeed, Twitter needs to clear out the deadwood. Twitter for companies.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter Isn’t Really a Network Anymore…
In the early days or say the first year or so of Twitter’s life it really was a way to get to to know people. Twitter provided a way to get to know people. Because the perception and usage of Twitter changed without anyone really doing anything internally to change it. Call it the great migration of marketing to Twitter. In fact if you ask the developers of Twitter, they themselves will tell you that Twitter is a media consumption platform. Tags: Twitter The motives were pure. You could build a network. Conversations were abundant.
PAMORAMA | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
[Twitter] Who Really Uses Twitter, and How?
The Pew Research Center has released the findings (PDF) of their first study focused exclusively on Twitter. According to the report, Twitter is still a niche product used by 8% of U.S. According to the report, some of the demographic groups who demonstrate relatively high levels of Twitter use include: Young adults : Internet users ages 18-29 are significantly more likely to use Twitter than older adults. African-Americans and Latinos : Minority Internet users are more than twice as likely to use Twitter as are white Internet users. Internet users.
KYLE LACY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
[Twitter] Essential Twitter Tips For Reaching Local Customers
He believes keyword stuffing looks ridiculous and that Twitter can be used effectively by local businesses. You can find him at his personal blog Help Me Reinvent or on Twitter @vincerobisch as he feverishly prepares for the launch of his new site. With over 100 million people estimated to be using Twitter , its worldwide reach is without question. But how does a local business use Twitter? The answer is that Twitter can still be an extremely effective social media tool for a locally-based business. Wait Patiently For The Twitter Business Center To Launch.
SOCIALIZED | THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
[Twitter] Is the Twitter RT irrelevant?
Do we still need to extend the quaint courtesy of letting people know where we found a link from another Twitter user? There are now over 200 million Twitter accounts (not all active), with think the retweet, aka RT (in both its informal and official forms), has run its course.
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.
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.
SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS | FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
[Twitter] 5 Reasons Getting News Via Twitter Is All You Need
Instead I am consuming all the news I am interested in from my Twitter stream day in day out. The World is a good place – Twitter tells me that. One major reason I think Twitter is all you need, is because I got sick of the negativity in the news. It is that Twitter offers me a chance to learn about the great things others are up to. Robert Scoble once said he likes to watch his Twitter stream, because it tells him what will come up on the news a few hours later on TechCrunch and other pundit sites. You are part of the news on Twitter. The best part?