SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Tips Infographic
Get 10x more followers on Twitter by adding your picture. We thought some of your friends that are new to Twitter might find this type of information helpful. Featured Infographic Twitter Twitter Infographic Twitter TipsSo our friends at Twiends put the below infographic together. Enjoy!
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.
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.
JANET FOUTS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter’s Big Announcement
I just listened to the live Ustream broadcast of Twitter’s big announcement thanks to @Scoble and Ustream. Since 90% of the content on Twitter is public it’s hard to find the specific information you’re interested in. Twitter mobile users are up 250% this year. Twitter.com (the web site) is the way most people experience Twitter (not a client). EV- Twitter is the way people find out what’s happening in the world that interests them. There’s something on Twitter for everyone. The new Twitter was built on their own API.
MINDJUMPERS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
[Twitter] The Demographics of Twitter Users [Study]
Tweet Twitter has more than 500 million users and is continuously growing, but who are all these new tweeters? Pew Research Center has released an Internet study that focuses solely on Twitter and includes some great user demographics. Twitter is soaring among young adults. use Twitter as of February 2012, and 8% are daily users. The number of Twitter users has almost doubled from 8% to 15% within 18 months from November 2010 to February 2012. In this time frame the number of daily Twitter users has quadrupled from 2% to 8%. The tweeters.
TAYLOR MAREK | SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2009
[Twitter] Twitter Updates for 2009-02-28
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WAXING UNLYRICAL | WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
[Twitter] Elevator Pitch or Twitter Pitch?
While I believe most journalists these days are using Twitter, the PR industry, at least in India, is still catching up to that platform. “Now that we have social media, how about replacing that with a Twitter pitch?” ” With the increasing use of social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, communications professionals like us can also explore pitching stories to the media on Twitter in 140 characters , right? And who knows, after laying the foundation for a firm relationship, we might be able to make those Twitter pitches to them more easily.
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 MARKETING | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Business Guide
I was recently introduced to a compact guidebook for businesses trying to get a sense of Twitter. This short guide, entitled Twitter Business Guide: Communication and Marketing was written by Jean-Christophe Barré and Dr. Andreas Schroeter and in just 32 pages covers some of the things that may be keeping you and your business away from this platform. For someone who is new to Twitter, this e-book will prove a helpful compass as you begin to explore Twitter. Twitter Business Guide As with any tool or platform, this should be seen as just that. ebook Twitter
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? 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. Keep in mind, that a little over 95% of Twitter users have less than 500 followers and only.05% have more than 10,000 followers. That’s the artform of Twitter. Ahh, yes.
PAUL GILLIN | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
[Twitter] The Value of Tweeting Events
A list of tips for building a quality business Twitter following that I recently contributed to The CMO Site mentioned the value of being the eyes and ears of your followers. would have taken notes anyway, but by adding a hash tag and Twitter usernames I was able to piggyback on other activity going on around the meeting and catch the attention of people monitoring the tweet stream. Include Twitter handles and links whenever possible. events TwitterWhen you attend a conference, play reporter and tell your followers what you’re witnessing,” I advised. SMB26”.
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.
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.
IDACONCPTS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
[Twitter] How Twitter Celebrities Monetize Their Accounts
While some members of the old media might brush off the idea that companies would be willing to pay a price for a short 140-character message sent via Twitter, the reality is that not only celebrities but also influential Tweeps are able to cash in big bucks for promoting products they use, cars they drive and place they go. Snoop Dogg promoting Mafia Wars on Twitter. Here’s an example of how Twitter celebrities monetize their accounts. One of the ways that influencers can promote products and services is through Twitter. How much do you think a tweet is worth?
FIREBELLY | THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
[Twitter] Twitter Analytics For All Users Now Available
Twitter is finally providing all users with data on their tweets. Blog Social Media Twitter twitter analytics 'Numbers nerds rejoice! Previously, this information was only available to advertisers and a limited number of other users. There are three dashboards of information, including: Tweet activity Measure engagement and learn how to make your tweets more successful. Followers Explore the interests, locations, and.
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.
KYLE LACY | MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
[Twitter] What Type of Twitter User Are You?
After reading Chris Brogan’s 50 Power Twitter Tips I started really thinking about how people are using Twitter. The tips are insightful and should be read by everyone who using, thinking about using, and obsession over Twitter. While most of the tips Chris covers are included in my book, Twitter Marketing for Dummies, it is important to point out a few more things and maybe… ask some questions! Below are questions outlining the ways that you use Twitter… Choose the answer that best fits you. Twitter or other social sites. When Bored.
LOUIS GRAY | SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
[Twitter] How Twitter's @Reply Rules Expanded Conversations, Use
Twitter's relationship with developers and users has been bumpy, to say the least. For all the tumult over client changes, ad inserts, new retweet styles versus old and Web layouts, users have stuck with Twitter without leaving in mass numbers for an alternative. TweetStats Shows I Am Tweeting at a Record Pace My initial usage of Twitter was extremely cautious, as I knew every single 140 character missive was distributed equally to every potential follower, not to mention redistributed to networks aggregating my content. TwitterIt was a mess.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
[Twitter] The sea change in Twitter sentiment
I thought it was just me and thus I wrote about the rise of the transactional conversation of Twitter on Monday. And Todd Defren lastly writes about moving the needle on Twitter. All of these posts and reports and what have you, alluded to something that may be occuring before our very eyes and that’s this: Conversations on Twitter have deteriorated into flat out unadulterated pimping of one’s wares, or the company they work for. Subconsciously, we have become a party to and have embraced traditional marketing on Twitter. The interuptive interaction?
WEBBIQUITY SMM | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
[Twitter] 12 Ways to Avoid Being a Dork on Twitter
Note: a version of this original post appeared previously on the B2B Twitterer of the Year (B2BTOTY) blog. If you regularly read blogs like this, you’re probably already a Twitter pro. Complete your Twitter bio. Again, seems like a no-brainer, but it’s surprising how many people use photos that look like Nick Nolte’s mug shot , or worse – the default Twitter egg. It’s common courtesy, something people learn from grandma , but not always common on Twitter. Bonus tip: be very careful with automation , not just on Twitter but any social media site. Use it.
JANET FOUTS | MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2013
[Twitter] Two Tools to Manage Twitter Chats With Ease
'If you participate in Twitter chats regularly you’re as sad as I am to hear that Twitter’s API changes made it difficult for some applications to work. As you can see from the screen shot, Smart Stream allows you to follow a hashtag in real-time, see who else is participating, Tweet with the tag already added, enter Twitter user names to feature them within the chat so anyone who is participating through SmartStream will see that user’s tweets highlighted. Don’t know how to participate in a Twitter chat? OneQube. Twubs.
ADAM COHEN | WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter Badges For Brands Who Want to Avoid Narcissism
While Facebook is mailing signs to businesses, I’m pretty sure no one is helping them understand Twitter – for free anyways. After all, Twitter is for narcissists , right? It occurred to me the other day that the phrase, “Follow us or “Follow me on Twitter is getting things off to the wrong start. Businesses should all aspire to connect with people who are engaged and interested in conversation, creating a value exchange – Twitter is just one of many tools to enable that access to direct conversations. Proposal. Little Help.
WEBBIQUITY SMM | TUESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2014
[Twitter] 5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level
If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? Use these these five helpful Twitter tools and strategies to build upon what you have already established. 1) Improve Multimedia With Twitter Cards. highly powerful yet underused optional feature of Twitter is the Twitter card. Hashtags, of course, are essential to getting attention on Twitter.
QUICK ONLINE TIPS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
[Twitter] The Most Retweeted Tweet Ever!
Home > Twitter Which is the most popular tweet ? Of course it isn’t surprising that that he is one of the most popular Twitter users and has over 22 million twitter followers. In fact Twitter reports that the peak election frenzy saw Twitter traffic hitting 327,452 Tweets per minute which kept the site down many times. Best Way to Tweet Pages without Twitter Buttons on Any Browser. WeFollow Twitter Directory: Tweet Your Tags. TwitterThe same Facebook post has been liked 3 million times and shared by over 430,000 people!
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. run a business and I use Twitter to network daily with potential partners, clients, and talent.
GET SOCIAL PR | MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
[Twitter] Grow Your Twitter Followers; Buy Them
TweetIs buying Twitter followers such a bad idea? That’s okay, because I am suggesting you buy Twitter followers if your social media marketing goal calls for it. Strategy how to grow your twitter followersSocial media purist would say throw a hissy fit — in fact, one or two may do that after reading this post. Comedian Dan Nainan told The New [.].
JOEY STRAWN | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
[Twitter] 7 Things Twitter Is Not (And 1 Thing It Is)
Digg Digg “Twitter as defined by Webtrends.com is “a micro-blogging service that allows people to type in short messages or status updates that can be read by people following them.. We all know and love the world of Twitter. There is a good possibility that you are reading this right now because of a Tweet you saw promoting this exact post (almost 65% of my traffic comes from Twitter according to my Google Analytics ). Twitter, like water, is a good thing. Here is my list of 7 Things Twitter is Not (and 1 Thing it is): 1. Hell no.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
[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?
THE SOCIAL MEDIUM | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Followers: Finding Good Relationship Material
Once you begin embracing Twitter, every day can be a Christmas of sorts, when you open up your e-mail to notifications of several new overnight followers. As followers disappear without reason, that little tingle becomes a little knot in your stomach, and you wonder what you did so wrong on this Twitter thing, anyway. Margot Tohn, CEO of ParkIt Guides ( @ParkingExpert ), was excited to see her Twitter traffic on the rise, then confused when they backed out just as quickly. I was seeing an influx of new Twitter followers with high Klout scores. Good riddance.
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.
MR. RYAN CONNORS | SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
[Twitter] 7 Steps To Hosting Successful Twitter Chats
' . Tweet Chat is understood to be a virtual meeting where people gather on twitter to discuss a certain topic. There are two options of running a twitter chat; one can opt to host a onetime Tweet Chat or once a week. Steps To Hosting Successful Twitter Chats is a post from Mr Ryan Connors Blog. Business Marketing Strategies and Tactics Social Media Technology tweet chat Twitter Chats It can be used by companies to engage with clients, workers or their audience at a personal level. Step 1: Monitoring other chats and filling the void. Don’t forget the #hashtag!
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.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
[Twitter] The Ambient Conversations of Twitter
Last week I wrote about the diminishing return of relationships on Twitter. The gist being that what we call our network on Twitter is very loosely constructed and defined. This week, I want to focus on the ambient nature of most conversations in Twitter. The New York Times referenced this “nature on Twitter by another name- “ Ambient Awareness ”, essentially saying that Twitter promotes — the feeling of incessant online contact…Yes and No. know there’s more but talk to enough sage users of Twitter and that is what they will tell you.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2008
[Twitter] Crowdsourcing Music via Twitter (again)
One of the things I love about Twitter is the fact that I can reach out to a large group of people that are far more knowledgeable than me and get ideas for things like restaurants, cameras, washing machines and yes, music. about 3 hours ago from web in reply to astrout I'm keeping a running list of these as more come in on my Twitter favorites which are publicly available. Tags: crowdsourcing iTunes music Twitter This morning, I mentioned that I was looking for five new songs to add to my iTunes and this is the response I got. Just trying to pick off odd-but-good.
PAMORAMA | MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010
[Twitter] 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. Here’s why Twitter is one of the best social media platforms for listening: Real-time results. We’ve all heard examples of how breaking news spreads immediately on Twitter. Twitter is useful to many different types and sizes of businesses.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
[Twitter] Paid Media. Meet Social Media: The New Twitter Model
For three years, many of us skeptics have wondered aloud about the viability of Twitter. Instead, Twitter is taking a page out of the paid media book of tricks -- but with a social twist. Twitter also has a third product called recommended accounts which they plan to dial up over the coming months (beta tests with select brands ran in September). It's this kind of integration that will prevent Twitter from being disintermediated from itself by the ecosystem of tools and clients that have cropped up over the last three years. Will they sell sponsorships?
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. But let’s be honest here, people and businesses are using Twitter auto DM to pimp something, which I get.
YMARKETINGMATTERS | FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
[Twitter] Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign
Yes, now Twitter started rolling out its new profile redesign on Tuesday April 8th. Note: New Twitter users will get this new profile when creating an account and are walked through the account account process, so it’s actually a great way to practice using the new layout. So 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 are the changes and details you need to know to make your new Twitter Page dazzling: 1. Larger Header Photo.
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 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. 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?
TAYLOR MAREK | SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
[Twitter] My Twitter Strategy [VIDEO]
A little background of how I used Twitter in the past, and how I’m using it now. General Social Media strategy Twitter
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
[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. was really terrible at Twitter. People I would NEVER have met without Twitter and without my policy of engaging with 10 people a week. Thanks to Ken Burnett for the funny Twitter elite image. did not get it.
JOEY STRAWN | MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
[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! Tweet. I was more than happy to tell her.
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. 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 Take a good look at Bender.
GEMMA WENT | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
[Twitter] Chat comes to Twitter in the form of Bonfire
Ok, so I know we already chat on Twitter (that’s the point, right?) Marketing Tools and Apps Twitter Bonfire Twitter Chat Twitter IMbut a nifty little tool called Bonfire was launched today that allows you to add a plugin to your twitter.com profile that provides an instant messaging service for your contacts. Go here to download Bonfire to your browser. Why would we bother? … Read more.
GEMMA WENT | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
[Twitter] Chat comes to Twitter in the form of Bonfire
Ok, so I know we already chat on Twitter (that’s the point, right?) Marketing Tools and Apps Twitter Bonfire Twitter Chat Twitter IMbut a nifty little tool called Bonfire was launched today that allows you to add a plugin to your twitter.com profile that provides an instant messaging service for your contacts. Go here to download Bonfire to your browser. Why would we bother? … Read more.
SCOTT GOULD | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
[Twitter] Freak or unique: a lesson in Twitter bios
I wrote a guest post for Search Engine People this week, inspired by my friends Robin Dickinson and Olivier Blanchard on writing a great Twitter bio. This is how I start: Olivier Blanchard ‘s latest Twitter bio says “Pray that I never become your competitor’s secret weapon. How many times have you seen a Twitter bio that says “Husband. Twitterer. then go on to explain the importance of having a unique Twitter bio. Scott is also on Twitter and Facebook. Freak or unique: a lesson in Twitter bios. Father. Thinker. Runner.
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].
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 [.].
SOCIALNOMICS | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012
[Twitter] Feeling Addicted to Facebook and Twitter These Days?
According to a recent survey from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business focused on 205 people (ages 18 to 85) in the German city of Wurtzburg, social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are harder to walk away from than cigarettes and the bottle. As the study coordinator pointed out, individuals might fail to stay away from social media due to the fact there is no clear-cut or immediate negative side to checking services like the two leading social networking venues, Facebook and Twitter. Social Media Facebook TwitterPhoto credit: woowoo-web.com.
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.
MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
[Twitter] Fortune 500 Twitter List On List.Ly
Fortune 500 List Twitter 'Fortune 500. Please feel free to add other Fortune 500 accounts to the list. View more lists from Harry W. Hoover.
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].
BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY | TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2009
[Twitter] Twitter does not have an Out of Office feature
have been asked – what is a reasonable response time on Twitter or Blog comment. Since in Twitter or Tweetdeck (or whatever tool you are using to monitor) there are built in delay times. Tags: social media Twitter So at a recent Social Media event we got to talking about the Motrin social media scandal. One of the threads that jumped out at me was the part about the mommies who responded happen to really speak out late on a Friday night. And by Sunday, Motrin has responded and removed the ads that started the whole issue – just 2 days later. And I am ok with that.
DANNY BROWN | SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014
[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.
JOEY STRAWN | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
[Twitter] How Twitter Reminds Me Of “Vanilla Sky”
So how does Twitter fit into all this? find the same three categories of people when I talk to companies about Twitter as with Vanilla Sky. I signed up for Twitter and used it 5 times then started parroting off “I don’t care what these people had for lunch because I thought I was supposed to say that and I stopped using it. Tags: Blog Marketing Social Media A-Ha moment clarity marketing social media Tom Cruise twitter Vanilla Sky This observation comes from multiple personal interactions about this particular movie. Then comes that “A-Ha!
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.
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. Ways Twitter Lists Fall Short. Featured General Social Media account name personal branding twitterFor 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. Choose Wisely. Which one is your favorite?
TWIST IMAGE | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
[Twitter] Being A Twitter Snob Is A Good Thing
It annoys many people when they follow you on Twitter and you do not follow them back. The only people you should follow on Twitter are people who are immediately interesting to you or people who might become interesting to you. You may think that this reasoning is anti-Social Media or that by not following someone back, you will be insulting them, but if you read the Blog post, The Dirty Little Secret Of The Twitter Elite , you'll understand that even though they may be following you back, they're probably filtering you and/or ignoring you. twitter. twitter elite.
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.
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.
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.
MINDJUMPERS | MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013
[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.
AKAMAI MARKETING | TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
[Twitter] 6 Twitter Do’s for Business
Today we’re keeping it simple with some tactical suggestions on using Twitter for business. Tactics Twitter social media advice small business suggestionsIt isn’t that this list is complete or even that it ever will be. I’ve just.
SIMON MAINWARING | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
[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 When asked where he expects Twitter to be a year from now, Stone’s answered includes no mention of a NASDAQ listing: “From my perspective, a year from now or 10 years from now, Twitter should be considered a triumph of humanity not a triumph of technology,” he says. Image: Nellie’s blog.
SOCIALNOMICS | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
[Twitter] What Brands Need to Know about the New Twitter Timeline
'Recent changes to what Twitter users see in their timelines have aroused controversy among some people and enthusiasm among others. In addition to showing tweets and retweets from accounts a person follows, the timeline will now show other “popular and relevant” posts Twitter thinks users will enjoy. The new Twitter timeline. Whether you like it or not, Twitter just took another step toward mimicking social media giant Facebook: Twitter has implemented a timeline feature that will show tweets you may (or may not) care to see. Twitter Quality trumps.
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.”
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.
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.
WEBBIQUITY SMM | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2010
[Twitter] 5 Great Reasons to Retweet Others on Twitter
One of the key characteristics I (and many other Twitter users) use when determining whether I should follow someone back on Twitter is the level of interaction in their tweet stream. Now virtually every blogger and business user on Twitter tweets their own content, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that—it’s one of the strengths of the platform. But Twitter is a social tool, not a broadcasting medium. Retweeting is a key part of the social interaction on Twitter. Do they ask questions? Answer them? It helps those you retweet. Digg this!
SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
[Twitter] Building Links With Twitter
Rand Fishkin, in his Whiteboard Friday post last Friday, shared eight ways you can build links with Twitter. Only, none of these methods actually provide you with a link from Twitter. They are really ways that you can use Twitter to acquire links from other sources, which isn’t the same as saying that you are link building through Twitter. Nevertheless, these are all powerful ways to use Twitter to build some inbound links to your website. Well, you can get links directly from Twitter, but will they be do-follow or no-follow? The top X list.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2012
[Twitter] Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012
Sherrilynne’s Ottawa Twitter top 20 lists used to feature on this blog monthly. This list was compiled using Twitter Grader. So readers, please feel free to let us know if you agree with Grader’s assessment of Ottawa’s Twitter Elite and if not vote on who you think should be included. Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 March 2010. How to Find Your People on Twitter. Featured Ottawa Social Media Twitter Facebook Lists Online Communities Social networkAll the profiles included are actually real people, not brands or companies.
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. 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. This happened to me about 4 years ago when I was managing the Twitter channel for an association event. Many of us do not check our DM’s.
TAYLOR MAREK | TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2009
[Twitter] Twitter is Dead
Twitter is dead. could make the same comparisons about Facebook, but for the sake of this post, I’m sticking with Twitter. Tags: Blog General Social Media Technology Facebook Furby media MySpace Old Media spam spammers Twitter Yes, and I have to say it. It has been my experience that as soon as something, anything, hits mainstream and is “talked up all the time in the media means it is on the [.].
GEMMA WENT | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
[Twitter] Retuning your Twitter dials
Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Retuning your Twitter dials 22/09/2010 tags: reducing Twitter noise , Twitter by Gemma Went Photo by Mr Thinktank I went through a lengthy process last week. My Twitter streams had become populated by a few over sharers and I was missing out on important updates from people I’m keen to connect with. needed to make the most of one of my favourite Twitter friends. How do you manage your Twitter dials? decided to rethink how I listen to people. The list. Winner.
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.
PAMORAMA | SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
[Twitter] 11 Effective Twitter Strategies for Brands
Brands are missing out on big opportunities to engage with consumers on Twitter by tweeting at the wrong time or in the wrong way, according to an interesting study from Buddy Media. The report, Strategies for Effective Tweeting: A Statistical Review, found that many brands aren’t using Twitter effectively and outlines the top strategies for engaging with consumers. Buddy Branding Infographics Marketing Social Media Statistics Strategy Twitter engagement Social media marketingBuddy Media [.].
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. 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.
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. 1) Don’t Be An Egg – Adjust your Twitter profile photo to something other than the egg. Most users would prefer to interact with a human being, so consider having the person managing your Twitter account upload their photo. Twitter is not about marketing, it’s about building relationships.
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.
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.
FRESHNETWORKS | THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
[Twitter] A guide to measuring Twitter (using the API)
There are lots of tools emerging that appear to give us wonderful statistics and data about Twitter , but it’s hard to know which data we actually want and how we want to receive it. As Twitter’s API has been undergoing a few changes recently, we thought it would be useful to give you an overview of the information that you can still get from the platform itself, as well as providing some guidance on the best way to measure the data. The four main data types on Twitter are: User data – relates to the user who posted the message. Tweet This!
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.
SOCIAL MARKETING FORUM | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
[Twitter] Guidelines For Managers Of Twitter Group Accounts
Although it’s important to have an overall social media policy, sometimes business also need Twitter policies, for instance if there are smaller groups of people managing a Twitter account for a specific department, country, blog or any other group of people within the organization that need such an account. Social media marketing TwitterYou might also want to read [.].
KYLE LACY | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
[Twitter] The Right Way to Market Yourself on Twitter
Trying to market yourself on Twitter can be tricky. As I don’t know this person, I was inclined to look her up on Twitter to see what she was about. So what did she do right that we can learn about as we navigate the roads in Twitter? She obviously had a twitter client, like CoTweet , where she was searching for keywords like “running.” am thankful for this experience and I will definitely add this to my “rules of engagement” on Twitter. Follow him at B__Richardson (that is two underscores) and check out his Twitter bio for hobbies and interests.
SHERRILYNNE STARKIE | SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012
[Twitter] March 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20
The tables below are meant to illustrate how being popular (Grader) on Twitter doesn’t necessarily mean you have influence (TweetLevel). Here’s how the Twitter top 20 is compiled: Only real humans are included (no brands, no publishers etc). Twitter Popularity ( Grader ). Twitter Influence ( TweetLevel ). Related posts: February 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. November 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. October 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. September 2011: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20. phdinparenting. snookca.
ARI HERZOG | MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
[Twitter] Why Twitter Does Not Promote Friendship
In their help center article about Twitter following best practices , the following sentence is explicit: “Twitter facilitates social networking, but it’s not a social networking website.” ” Unlike Facebook which requires you to be friends with me for me to be friends with you, Twitter enables you to follow my tweets without my obligation to follow you. Because there is no mutuality requirement on Twitter, their failed logic is the site does not promote friendship because it’s not 2-way. Case Study: Britney Spears on Twitter.
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. But Gary Vee said something that especially resonated with me. The rewards will come later.” Held every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
KYLE LACY | MONDAY, MAY 10, 2010
[Twitter] 5 Ways to Use Twitter to Develop Personally and Professionally
Twitter is no different than any other conversation. This is Twitter. Emotionally support those in your Twitter circle, as you would co-workers sitting next to you. Find employees with Twitter. Is a charity new to twitter? Tags: Guest Post Marketing social media twitter DanaMNelson Today’s guest post is by Dana Nelson. Dana Owns @Danmnelson where she helps connect people to build community. Monitor. Monitor your name, brand, company, competitors and industry. Watch for your favorite trade topics. Listen. That tweet came from a PERSON. Engage.
ARI HERZOG | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
[Twitter] Farewell to Twitter
'Once upon a time I loved Twitter. But about a year ago when every TV show and every movie and every product placement had a Twitter name or hashtag attached, the site started going downhill for me. Twitter isn’t fun anymore. Going to a funeral puts a whole new spin on the point of Twitter. Further, when I look at my closest circle of friends, none of them ever created a Twitter account nor have any desire to do so. Related Stories Why Twitter Hashtag Infographic Fails Dear Former LinkedIn Friend Facebook Changes, Part 2. Media Twitter
IDACONCPTS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
[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.
CONVERSTATIONS | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2011
[Twitter] Trending: The Great Twitter Unfollowing [VIDEO]
There’s a bit of a buzz going around on a few folks “unfollowing everyone on Twitter and starting over from scratch. Whether or not you’re thinking of ‘cleaning house’ – I’d highly suggest using Twitter Lists and a third-party tools such as HootSuite or BufferApp (and maybe both apps together ). To Unfollow or Not to Unfollow – My Twitter Strategy (jonwellman.com). The Great Twitter Unfollow Experiment of 2011 (chrisbrogan.com). Why unfollowing is a good thing and why you should make lists on Twitter (thenextweb.com).
SOCIALIZED | MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
[Twitter] My Brief List of 54 Twitter Rules (Did I Miss Any?)
also have a lot of rules for how I use Twitter, so I thought I would share them. was very deliberate when I wrote “rules for how I use Twitter.” wouldn’t presume to tell you how to use Twitter. Block people who tweet your Twitter name in connection with marketing and follower scams. Use Twitter on various days at various times to catch followers around the globe. Don’t use Twitter like it’s IM. Don’t let anyone tell you they know all the Twitter rules. Add your top Twitter rules in a comment before Nov. Be relevant 90% of the time.
ARI HERZOG | THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
[Twitter] 10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends
Gaining followers on Twitter can be a long and laborious process, so here are some tips and tricks I’ve found that can help you make friends quickly: 1. List yourself in Twitter directories. This is a hidden gem amongst the abundance of Twitter tools out there. find this the most useful Twitter tool out there. Pay attention to the top Twitter users. Making friends on Twitter can be a barbarous affair! Link to your Twitter feed on your other social profiles. Include a link to your Twitter so that all your connections in life can find your feed.
ALMOST SAVVY | THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Etiquette: Outside Voices, Inside Voices and Whispers
Little did I know these voices would come in handy when thinking about Twitter. 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.
ARI HERZOG | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
[Twitter] Top 29 Social Media Managers on Twitter
Partially inspired by my Twitter list of social builders , and empowered by web startup list.ly that enables anyone to create a list with any web data and to share that list with the world to be rated and liked, here is a list of the top 29 social media managers on Twitter. Please continue reading Top 29 Social Media Managers on Twitter and leave a comment if inspired. Media TwitterThis list is very subjective and is by no means exhaustive. Do you agree with my curated names above? And if you can’t see it, you need to click here.) Would you add anyone?
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.
SOSHABLE | FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
[Twitter] 15 Most Annoying Types of Twitter Users
It can be argued that those of us who tweet links to content on the web are the most annoying of Twitter users. This is, of course, a partial list, but we’ll be expanding the post once more annoying Twitter types come to light. With as much money as people are apparently making on FOREX, it’s amazing that they have time to work their Twitter accounts. The Twitter Gamer. Unlike many, I have nothing against the games on Twitter like SpyMaster, Mafia, Ninja, whatever. Why would anyone go to Twitter to find it? Tags: Featured Twitter
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
[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)
ARI HERZOG | TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
[Twitter] Why Twitter Hashtag Infographic Fails
'Twitter launched this infographic on August 21, 2013. From Twitter’s cheat sheet for hashtags : Take the American version of X-Factor as an example. The show started promoting #xfactor in the second episode, and saw an immediate increase in the Twitter conversation. Media Twitter Mashable and other sites spread it the following day. Companies such as J Campbell Social Marketing continue to spread it. It’s everywhere. And, it’s a failure. Who spends so much time creating a hashtag? If you are creating a new product then create a hashtag for it.
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.