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  • JANET FOUTS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2011
    [Twitter] Crowd source your next cup of coffee with Twitter
    What’s been even more interesting than that it works though is that Johnathan and his friends built some graphing apps to upload the progress of the card to a special Twitter stream just for the card at @Johnathanscard (over 3600 followers to date) with up to the minute balances and it’s pretty cool seeing how it flows. He even shares the code for doing it with the Twitter API calls on his site in case you want to do something similar. The graph below was pulled from the last two hours of his Twitter stream and shows an update every minute.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [Twitter] On Twitter, Social Listening and Southern Hospitality
    knew a bit about Art, and being a social media geek I looked him up on Twitter as well as the restaurant. Both were on Twitter so I tweeted how excited I was to visit and asked Art what I should try. Here’s Here’s the thread on Twitter through a Storify post. Of course I raved about that on Forkly and Foodspotting and thereby on Facebook and Twitter. If you have a restaurant or any kind of service organization, you need to start listening to Twitter at the very least, right now. Awesome. Here’s a link to the Storify thread. Gosh, really? Oh my. Just wow.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Comparing Top Brands (Big vs. Small) on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via  Twitter. Top Brands on Twitter: Enterprise Brands Vs. Small Companies. Wondering how enterprise brands and small businesses are using Twitter?  A new study from Simply Measured  compares the Twitter accounts of the Interbrand 2013 Top 100 Brands and the Forbes 100 Best Small Companies in America to analyze how successful brands of different sizes use the micro-blogging social platform. For starters, here are some key findings from the report: 98% of all top brands are active on Twitter. Facebook: 1.19
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter Users Are 68% More Likely To Visit Political Campaign Donation Sites
    Twitter wants politicians to know that their tweets are effective. Does it really influence users or change behavior?  A new study from Twitter and Compete set out to answer these questions. According to Compete’s data, the average Twitter user is 68% more likely to visit a campaign donation page than the average internet user. This likelihood bumps up when Twitter users are exposed to tweets from: political handles they follow. Social Media Statistics election political donations political tweets politics Twitter Twitter advertisingpolitics.”
  • 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.
  • TWITIP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
    [Twitter] Why Twitter Lists are Less Effective
    Twitter introduced the concept of lists about 16 months ago to enable the manual grouping of people into categories. Searching for the keyword apples, for instance, you can read Twitter biographies of the 491 people who someone added to a list about honeycrisp apples. Any Twitter user can create his or her own list, or follow an existing list — such as the above one about apples. Do I look at twitter all day long? 2008 TwiTip Twitter Tips. Why Twitter Lists are Less Effective. People Twitter Tips Tools Twitter Twitter Lists unfollow unfollowing
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011
    [Twitter] Change Your Twitter Name Without Losing Followers
    I recently decided to change my Twitter username and wanted to do it in such a way that I wouldn’t lose my followers or access to my current profile. I’ve built up a great community on Twitter and want to preserve it. It’s very easy to change your Twitter name. An email address that is not currently associated with any of your other Twitter profiles. Each Twitter account needs a separate email address. Once you’ve added your desired name, Twitter will check to see if it’s available. One day I may decide to reinstate it! BUT WAIT! Step 2. Step 3.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Invests in SoundCloud
    Twitter must have really liked the audio cards from SoundCloud  it began supporting in April, as the social network reportedly invested some $70 million in the music-streaming service. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey  confirmed to Peter Kafka  and Kara Swisher  of Re/code  that Twitter now owns part of SoundCloud, but he did not go into specifics. Dorsey told Re/code: Earlier this year, we made an investment in SoundCloud through Twitter Ventures to help support some of our efforts with creators. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s investment in SoundCloud?
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 500 million users. Twitter Tops 200 Million Monthly Active Users. Twitter recently topped 200 million monthly active users, according to a tweet by the company’s @twitter account – and is seeing 400 million tweets per day. There are now more than 200M monthly active @ twitter users. — Twitter (@twitter) December 18, 2012. ” In March, Twitter will celebrate its seventh birthday – will the platform be able to sustain this growth rate? Social Media Statistics social networking statistics Twitter
  • SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK MARKETING  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Twitter] Why Use #Hashtag In Twitter ? - Social Media
    This sign on Twitter is the most known and used: #. Though it may be a little difficult to organize content on Twitter #Hashtag has made it a little simple. Hashtag has made searching on Twitter easy. You will have yourself used the Twitter Hashtag at some point in time while Tweeting. What is your experience with #Hashtag of Twitter? It is called Hashtag. It has made the conversational thread feasible. You can search with # and have other people continue to converse. The Hashtag is put along with a word or phrase.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012
    [Twitter] Stats for Congress on Twitter [Data]
    Slide deck from Edelman analysing data from Members of Congress on Twitter. Tip o’ the hat to Robert Hay for the find. Capitol Tweets: Yeas and Nays of the Congressional Twitterverse. View more presentations from Edelman Insights. Useful Data
  • 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].
  • 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
    [Twitter] How to Use the New Twitter Analytics Dashboard
    What if Twitter launched the most awesome analytics dashboard and no one really noticed? So here are some insights into Twitter’s new analytics platform: Twitter Analytics Dashboard. Read the whole entry. » Social Media Strategy activity analytics dashboard engagements impressions insights social media social media management social media strategy tool twitter Well, that’s pretty much what happened over a month ago. I’ve been waiting for the posts that detail how much you can get from the tool and the different types of analysis you can perform.
  • 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.
  • AKAMAI MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Engagement and the Empty Promise
    And sometimes, particularly of late, the conversation (engagement) happens on Twitter or Facebook, so its not going to correspond exactly to web traffic.  What if the headline is “8 ways to make 1 million dollars using Twitter&# bet that would get shared. social media Trends Twitter analytics engagement measurementI’m kind’a freaked out. I’m not gonna lie. There’s something stinky go’n on up in here. If you read this blog with any sort of regularity, you know that I like to measure my efforts, especially those of my clients.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Twitter] Buffer Review – My Favorite Time Saving Twitter Tool
    As I recently mentioned in my BlogWorld recap , I met Leo Widrich , one of the guys behind the Buffer App for Twitter sharing. Now as many of you might know, I’m a huge fan of HootSuite for my Twitter management needs. If the bookmarklet isn’t enough, you can also use Buffer directly in Twitter using the Chrome extension. This will put a Buffer call right in your Twitter stream when you’re looking at your home feed, someone’s profile, Twitter lists, or any other tweets. My Twitter Strategy. Social Media Buffer HootSuite twitter
  • 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.
  • 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 ). 1. 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. 1.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [Twitter] The Frustrating State Of Obtaining Inactive Twitter Usernames
    You go to Twitter, enter your desired username, and RATS…it’s taken. Twitter won’t do anything about it. Twitter will help you if you own the trademark or copyright, but let’s be honest, most of us aren’t shelling out those kinds of dollars either for a blog or small business. Here’s Twitter’s standard response that many have gotten when inquiring about obtaining an inactive username: If you’re looking to acquire an inactive username for personal use, please check back in a few months. Not the case with Twitter usernames as it goes against their terms of use.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Twitter] Is Twitter Or Facebook More Influential In The SERPs?
    Todd Mallicoat aka Stuntdubl recently fielded a series of SEO questions on Twitter. Next year, what will effect (sic) SERP’s (sic) more, Twitter or Facebook? Take a look at Twitter, on the other hand. Twitter messages are often returned, both at Google and at Bing, in realtime search. But Twitter doesn’t have anywhere near the influence that Facebook has. Directly, he says, it will be Twitter. With Facebook taking on a direct competitive stance with Google, it will likely never have as much of a direct impact on search results as Twitter.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
    [Twitter] Thursday Roundup: Twitter Tips
    Social media platforms will come and go; but I truly believe that if any recent platform has had a dramatic impact on how we communicate, it’s Twitter. An admitted Twitterholic (or, at least, I used to be… I’m not on the platform that much these days, but it’s still my favorite), here are some fresh takes on Twitter, at least, according to me. Image: Pasquale D’Silva [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. 1.  6 Tips to Grow Your Twitter Followers. 15 People Every B2B Marketer Should Follow On Twitter. Follow me on twitter…no, really….
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Twitter] The 5 Stages Of A Twitter User. Which Are You?
    There’s a theme among Twitter usage commonly recognised as the 4 stages of a Twitter. Usually lured in by your favourite Tweeting celeb, a breaking news story, or social media addict at your networking club, you take a peek… And, just like the sailors who were called to the rocky coastline by the enchanting sirens in ancient Greek mythology, you slowly get drawn in to the Twitter time suck… A-HA! You begin to see the potential of Twitter. Do you check your Twitter stream the moment you wake up? Are You Using Twitter To Its Full Potential?
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014
    [Twitter] Top 4 Twitter Fails (& how to fix them!)
    Are there things you’re doing on Twitter that have a negative effect on your efforts? . There are certain habits and time-saving behaviours that could actually be stopping Twitter working for you as a business generating superpower ( read on here for how Twitter can be a massive game changer for your business ). And, if you’re not getting business results but find you spend lots of time on Twitter ( or money if you’re outsourcing your tweeting ), you might be making these massive Twitter fails without even realising it. They exist on Twitter, too.
  • 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.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [Twitter] The Frustrating State Of Obtaining Inactive Twitter Usernames
    You go to Twitter, enter your desired username, and RATS…it’s taken. Twitter won’t do anything about it. Twitter will help you if you own the trademark or copyright, but let’s be honest, most of us aren’t shelling out those kinds of dollars either for a blog or small business. Here’s Twitter’s standard response that many have gotten when inquiring about obtaining an inactive username: If you’re looking to acquire an inactive username for personal use, please check back in a few months. Not the case with Twitter usernames as it goes against their terms of use.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Twitter] What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?
    around the Twitterverse last week with the news that Twitter is in talks with TweetDeck to purchase the ridiculously popular third-party service for the low, low price of just $50 million. That said, the opinion that this may not be the best of situations brewing for my all-time favorite Twitter app was quickly formed. “If the majority of Twitter users view their tweets through third-party tools that simply make calls to Twitter’s API’s, they’ll never see Twitter partner ads, promos, or  Quickbars. Rumors ran rampant. The answer?
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
    [Twitter] 2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter
    Last year, my colleague Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and I introduced the #Nifty50 awards , which honored 50 men and 50 women who were leading the way in social media through their active engagement on Twitter. So, without further ado, here are the 2012 #Nifty50 Men, each of whom has represented the technology world on Twitter with class, dedication and integrity. Once you’ve taken a look at these Twitter innovators below, don’t forget to check out the 2012 #Nifty50 Women at Webbiquity too! Brian tops most CMO and Twitter lists, and is super-smart and well-connected.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Has Acquired Tweetdeck
    Tweet Tuesday this week, the deal between Twitter and Tweetdeck was sealed. There have been rumours of the acquisition for several months now, but finally it was made official: Tweetdeck will be joining Twitter. Tweetdeck has so far existed as one of the leading third-party Twitter desktop applications. It provides a dashboard for monitoring and organizing your Twitter profile and feeds. Last year, Twitter also acquired Atebits , who were behind the application called Tweetie, for both iPhone, iPad and Mac. Similar Posts: MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Twitter] The Distraction Of Twitter
    We're all going to realize that Twitter is the ultimate distraction. The problem with saying that Twitter is a distraction comes at a cost. Twitter could well be the next great distraction, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that, so long as you can admit it to yourself and appreciate that we all need moments of distraction. Twitter as a distraction engine. Brands that turn to Twitter usually do so to ensure that: If someone is talking about their brands, they can be (somewhat) responsive. Why is Twitter such a distraction? twitter. tweet.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Twitter] Customer Service on Twitter: Top Brands Respond To Only 14% Of Tweets
    Nearly all (95%) of top brands are active on Twitter, and 23% of top brands have Twitter handles dedicated to customer service, according to a  Simply Measured study. To test brand response rates, prioritization and timing, 14 leading consumer brands in 7 industries were sent customer service tweets from personal Twitter accounts. The “Social Customer Service Race” Study. Brands must use social customer relations management systems to find and prioritize social media comments and help requests in real time. Positive (“thank you!”). ”).
  • SOCIALFISH  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
    [Twitter] Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically
    Twitter serves as a great marketing tool and has become increasingly useful for all types of businesses who are looking to expand their reach. The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers. When trying to increase followers on Twitter, you should always aim for a loyal following – users who will engage with your Twitter page and share your content. You can increase the number of followers with good Twitter management. As a non-profit, you need to have or create your own personality on Twitter.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)
    The 2016 Summer Olympic Games  begin Aug. 5 in Rio de Janiero, and Twitter shared some tips for advertisers looking to compete. Marketing manager Jay Bavishi said in a blog post  that Twitter retained market research firm Research Now  to investigate what its U.S. Bavishi wrote: Our study also uncovered that fans who follow the Games on Twitter are interested in more than what’s happening on the field. Our research revealed that two out of three surveyed agree that Twitter provides unique insider access to certain people that can’t be found on other platforms.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012
    [Twitter] Hey, Twitter: I Want My Realtime Search. (And I Want It Now.)
    Twitter’s been making all kinds of announcements about enhancements to Twitter mobile. ” “Now with Twitter Cards , so you can see the story from an official news organization right in your Twitter stream!” ” But none of these announcements bring back the one feature that I really miss, and which should be a core part of the Twitter experience: realtime search. When I first learned about Twitter, I was smitten.  I started tweeting like a madwoman. I have spent countless hours using Twitter’s realtime search.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Twitter] If Twitter Would Have Been Invented In The 80s
    This week, however… …we’re exploring what Twitter would have looked like if it had been invented in the 80s. Last week we imagined if Facebook were invented in the 90s. Video URL: [link] ].
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2010
    [Twitter] The Followship Of Twitter
    Full disclosure: I'm not the best at Twitter. " I use Twitter as a place to share smaller ideas, links and mind stuff that doesn't require more in-depth analysis. I use Twitter as a place to see what is being said about Twist Image, Six Pixels of Separation (Blog, Podcast and book), our clients and team members. I use Twitter as a place to meet new and like-minded people. I use Twitter as a place to keep tabs on friends, acquaintances and potential opportunities. You may be using Twitter for others things (and that's just fine). 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.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Needs Stronger Conversations, Not Longer Spam
    Barrack Obama types in the first presidential Tweet with Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey watching. The Internet is abuzz about how to fix Twitter. The real issue is how can Twitter break out of a slump that has the social network stymied with no growth, quarterly losses, and lackluster engagement. Twitter’s slump revolves around the network’s lack of human connection rather than its format. Twitter made a decision a long time ago to describe itself as a news service, and a place to find out and discuss what is going on. But can Twitter be saved?
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2010
    [Twitter] 22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets
    Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Anyway, I thought I would play around with Twitter business models, given the current interest in premium sponsored tweets in Search (and later timeline) on Twitter (see Fastcompany for more) . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? Would that work on Twitter? Guru.com mets Twitter.
  • AGORA PULSE  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
    [Twitter] 5 Ways Influencers Can Change Your Twitter Results
    In a recent blog post by Twitter  the writer shared the amazing statistic that “40% of Twitter users say they’ve made a purchase as a direct result of an influencer.” ” What that means is if you want to start seeing real results on Twitter, then connecting with Twitter influencers can be an effective strategy. Here are five reasons to get serious about making an impression on the right people on Twitter, 1. One of the things that make Twitter special is that your content can reach far beyond your followers. Earn a Wider Reach.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Twitter] Twitter Advertising Review: Not Ready For Primetime
    And Twitter needs A LOT more time. We’ve recently started to experiment with Twitter Advertising having finally been invited to the platform to see if it could be a viable offering for some of our clients. Twitter’s explanations of who your ads and promoted tweets show up to are very vague as well. Without any real control over what is happening, you’re basically just throwing money at Twitter in hopes that you produce some affordable results. It’s not an easy task to build a platform to accomodate that much data and users. It takes time.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2011
    [Twitter] Funny Google Search: ‘I Don’t Get Twitter’
    Do you get Twitter? Apparently, “I don’t get Twitter&# is a popular search query. guess that means that a lot of people have heard of Twitter and tried it, but then went away scratching their heads. Are there really that many people who do get Twitter? Are you one of those people who just don’t get Twitter? It’s not a crime not to get Twitter. Social Media google search TwitterEvidently, a lot of people don’t. know this because a screenshot on this WebProNews article told me so. Yep, Google Search tried to help me.
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013
    [Twitter] Twitter IPO: 5 Must-Reads
    Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) has gone public. Ten Ways Twitter’s IPO Didn’t Turn Out To Be Like Facebook’s IPO. By Nathan Vardi Twitter worked hard to make sure that its initial public offering didn’t turn into the kind of debacle that Facebook experienced when it started out as a publicly-traded company. Twitter’s IPO Will Make These Men Very, Very Rich. By Laura Stampler This week’s Twitter IPO is going to make a few key shareholders a lot of money. Twitter IPO: Why the Rest of America Doesn’t Care. Twitter IPO: Is it overvalued?
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Twitter’s User Growth Exceeds Expectations, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: 271 million monthly active users. via Twitter. Twitter’s Q2 User Growth Exceeds Expectations, Tops 271 Million. Twitter recently announced its second quarter results for 2014 , with both revenue and user growth surpassing analyst expectations. After two quarters in a row showing decelerating user growth, this quarter’s results offered great news for Twitter. The number of Twitter’s monthly active users topped 271 million (higher than the 267 million expected by analysts), for a year-over-year growth of 24%. Facebook: 1.32
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Chats: A Doorway Between You and Your Community
    When Gini and Lisa asked me to write about Twitter chats for Spin Sucks (ok, “tweetchats,” if you must, I’m going to stick with the former, I’m old-school, whatevs), I scratched my mane. I’ve written so much about TCs in the past , I was worried about what I could share with you that wouldn’t be same old, same old. But then, a friend who currently runs a popular Twitter chat DM’d me to tell me he might be shutting it down. Twitter chats have come a long way since Sarah Evans dreamed up #journchat. Twitter chats bring people together. They’re just Twitter chats.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [Twitter] How to Increase Twitter Engagement with Nestivity
    This week, I had the privilege of taking a new Twitter tool for a spin. Nestivity (currently in beta) takes your Twitter engagement to a whole new level by encouraging people to engage in conversations and making those conversations easy to follow by placing them in a threaded discussion form. Use this tool to really start talking to your Twitter community vs. broadcasting at them. 2. Anyone with a significant amount of followers is hard to chat with on Twitter because your tweet is getting lost in a sea of mentions and retweets. Build your Twitter following.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
    [Twitter] How to Leverage the New Twitter Partnership with Google
    Image via BigStockPhoto.com On February 4, Bloomberg broke the news about a deal between Google and Twitter , allowing tweets to appear in Google’s search results as soon as they are posted. In today’s post, I am going to delve more deeply into this topic, as it’s big news for people who are active in Twitter, or who are actively implementing SEO. Currently, Google must crawl Twitter to obtain the content within tweets. If Google were to try to crawl Twitter frequently enough to discover breaking news or to index tweets when they are really fresh (i.e.,
  • 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.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014
    [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.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2016
    [Twitter] RIP Spammy Twitter Marketers (#RIPTwitter)
    A Twitter meme — #RIPTwitter — took the social network by storm over the weekend. Users complained about a rumored change from a traditional Twitter user feed to an algorithmic-sourced feed next week. The algorithm would source the most popular stories in people’s Twitter feeds. The meme was so overpowering it caused founder and current CEO Jack Dorsey to make a statement and allay concerns: Hello Twitter! But in reality, would an algorithm really kill Twitter? I don’t think so. We never planned to reorder timelines next week. to 5 p.m.,
  • SOCIALFISH  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
    [Twitter] Everything you need to know about Twitter chats
    A few good posts out recently with advice on how to start a Twitter Chat. Check ‘em out: Thinking of Starting a Twitter Chat? How to launch a Twitter Chat (SmartBlog on Social Media) – yep. tips for running an effective group Twitter chat or debate – (TheNextWeb). Twitter Chats, The Ultimate How To Guide (Social Fresh). Reasons To Participate In Twitter Chats  (BitRebels). tips for following conference Twitter hashtags  (Sheila Scarborough) – related advice, good to remember. Read this First. Want some examples?
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 500 million users. Twitter Users Hit ‘Share’ Nearly 5X More Than Facebook Users. Twitter users are 33X more active than Google+ users, according to a new study by social media research firm Umpf. Umpf examined 100 random online entertainment, health, business, technology and general news stories (from sites like The Independent, Telegraph, Forbes, CBS News, Evening Standard, Mashable and TechCrunch) and looked at how many times each story was shared by Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter users. Facebook: 955 million active users.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Twitter] Virgin America Launches First In-Flight Social Network With #PlanePitch Twitter Contest
    Users access the network by downloading Here on Biz iOS mobile app and registering a new account using their LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter profile. To get fliers excited about making connections in the air, Virgin America created the #planepitch Twitter promotion. Related Stories Social Networking Stats: Twitter Engagement Drops, #RLTM Scoreboard Tweet to Translate: Free Twitter Hub at Sochi Games Esurance Tempts Super Bowl Fans With $1.5 Million Twitter Sweepstakes. How does the technology work? What would your #planepitch be?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter Is Not Easier Than Blogging
    " People think that Blogging takes a lot of time and just blasting out a tweet on Twitter or updating a Facebook page is much easier. Here's a truism: It's not about Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or your blog. As someone who follows a lot of brands in the many channels that they can now play, it's safe for me to say that brands that sucked at blogging are sucking at Twitter and Facebook too. Yes, it's obvious, Facebook and Twitter lets a brand be more agile, but if you have nothing to be agile about, it's all for nothing. Is Twitter really easier than Blogging?
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 2015
    [Twitter] 3 Decembers of Twitter Data
    Media metrics Twitter I invite you to rewind to December 2012, December 2013, and December 2014 and observe how my tweeting evolved… These tweets are from December 2012. These tweets are from December 2013. These tweets are from December 2014. Of note, the number of replies increased every year — to the extent that last month saw more replies than the other two months combined. While my mood changes whenever I decide to send a tweet, I usually choose to reply to someone (or mention someone) than merely broadcast. It’s a personal preference. Weird. Thanks for reading.
  • 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?
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012
    [Twitter] Are These Twitter Mistakes Killing Your Success?
    Ash Rishi of Cetas Kinetic had been using Twitter for 1.5 But Ash turned it around… Rather than give up or keep bashing away hoping for something to stick, he signed up to my Twitter Brilliance programme. the unique way he has connected his Twitter profile with his business partner’s that bring cohesion and build interest for the brand. his top tips for making Twitter work that anyone can implement. You can find out more about my Twitter Brilliance programme here: I want to be brilliant on Twitter just like Ash. Does this sound familiar?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
    [Twitter] The New Twitter Effect
    Twitter is mainstream. It was another week of Twitter getting mainstream media accolades as news of Osama Bin Laden taking one in the head from the Navy's elite SEAL Team Six unit lit the Social Media channel afire with chatter. Twitter's implications in breaking the news story was further amplified when it was revealed that Abbottabad, Pakistan resident and IT consultant, Sohaib Athar , unknowingly busted the Navy SEAL's cover when he tweeted, "Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event)" as the dramatic military operation was happening live and in real-time.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Twitter] Facebook and Twitter: Out With the Old, In With the New
    At the turn of the decade, Facebook and Twitter were the two giants in social media. The challenges each site faced were essentially different; Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook were out to show that his “social network” was more than just an experiment; meanwhile, Twitter was looking to prove that it could be a platform more meaningful than trending topics and celebrity gossip. The Trouble with Twitter. The viability of Twitter as a money-making resource for SMBs has been up for debate for the past couple of years. For all intents and purposes, they still are.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Twitter] 88% of Twitter Users Follow At Least One Brand
    Last week’s events revealed several interesting new statistics about Twitter, including information about mobile use and brand engagement on the platform. The highlights: 60% of Twitter users access the microblogging platform on mobile devices. During a session last week at Advertising Week in New York, Twitter President of Revenue Adam Bain said that there are now one billion tweets sent every 2.5 In addition, more than half of all Twitter users now follow more than six brands. Why are Twitter users embracing brands? days ( CNET ).
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    [Twitter] Five ways toward Twitter success | Sherrilynne Starkie
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts
    Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Verified accounts launched on Twitter in 2009 , but there was previously no way for account holders to request verification. More information is available via Twitter’s Help Center , which stated that necessary information includes: Verified phone number. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s new application process for verified accounts? Biography.
  • LUCY HALL  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015
    [Twitter] How to be Awesome on Twitter (Infographic)
    How to be Awesome at Twitter (Infographic) – 4 tips for being awesome on Twitter. Read the full article – Do’s and don’t of Twitter for Business. . The post How to be Awesome on Twitter (Infographic) appeared first on Lucy Hall - Social Media. Twitter
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study], #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 500 million users. Facebook Drives More Dollars, But Twitter Drives More Traffic [Study]. Facebook drives more revenue from ticket sales than Twitter or LinkedIn, according to a new study by Eventbrite. However, Twitter saw the greatest increase (by far) in dollars per share, rising 330% from $0.43 to $1.85. Twitter is the star social network when it comes to visits per share: it drives more event page traffic than Facebook or LinkedIn. The #RLTM Scoreboard:  Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via  Facebook.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015
    [Twitter] 88 Marketers You Need to Follow on Twitter
    thought it would be useful to create a Twitter list of these people ( which you can access and follow here ); but even more interesting to see how they are connected and interconnected. Among this group, the top 10 people with the highest Insider Score (meaning that other people in the group follow them on Twitter) are: 1. 88 marketers you should follow on Twitter. LittleBird also tells me what the most popular content shared on Twitter among these folks is, and also whether any of the other list members have retweeted it. 88 marketers you should follow on Twitter.
  • THE SOCIAL MEDIA INCUBATOR  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Twitter] Twitter Adds Tagging and Multiple Photo Sharing
    Photo via Twitter Blog. Twitter has continued it’s growth and sharing features in today’s social media world. On March 26, Twitter announced they were rolling out two new features in order to make Twitter pictures more social. The new features of Twitter are photo tagging and the ability to include up to four photos in a Tweet. Twitter now allows its users to tag up to 10 people in photos they post. Depending on a user’s settings, a notification will be sent to those tagged in photos on Twitter. Tag  your friends.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
    [Twitter] The 6 Types Of Twitter Trolls
    As great as Twitter is, there are many people who use and abuse it to the point of absurdity. " While Twitter definitely has people like this engaged in the online social network, I've decided to expand the definition (sue me) to nefarious, self-involved types of people on Twitter that, ultimately, make people collectively groan in disappointment. The 6 Types of Twitter Trolls: The "Calling You Out" Troll. Too much self-promotion on Twitter can be a bad thing. Now, all that's left is to figure out what to do about all of these Twitter Trolls?
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011
    [Twitter] 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men
    Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 )  present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.  These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web.  Twitter, not unlike Mother Teresa’s virtues of love, is a delicate ecosystem of real people.  What’s most interesting is that Umair made this statement in June, 2009 when Twitter had recorded approximately 2.5 Adam L. million tweets per day. 
  • ARI HERZOG  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
    [Twitter] Why (and How) I Forced 912 People to Unfollow Me on Twitter
    This screenshot, courtesy of TwitterCounter , shows a 3-month tally of my Twitter followers. Next is an account for Formulists, a Twitter application that went out of business two years ago. Not on Twitter, anyway. But classes have been in full swing since and their Twitter account just sits vacant. Tinkering with Twitter management systems in recent months, my favorite is Tweepi. Media Strategy Twitter Notable milestones include 4,419 on December 23; 4,721 on January 14; and 4,887 on February 2. Do you see the downward slope on the far right?
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016
    [Twitter] How to Increase Your Twitter Impressions Organically
    When it comes to Twitter marketing , one of the key metrics brands measure is engagement. In order to figure out how many people are seeing your Tweets, you need to track Twitter impressions. What Are Twitter Impressions? Twitter impressions are the number of times a user is served a Tweet in their timeline or search results. Every searched “gardening tips” on Twitter and your Tweet popped up in the results. Twitter Impressions vs. Reach. That means the impressions you see on Twitter could be underreported. Engagement Twitter
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Is Random
    I'm not very good at Twitter. You have to know why you're doing something to really get the value out of it, and I've made a decision that while I love having so many people follow me on Twitter and I do love posting little snippets and thoughts that don't flesh out into ideas for clients or Blog posts or Huffington Post columns, that I'm not great at the real-time heat and action that comes from Twitter in how it has evolved. That being said, Twitter is one of the best platforms for brands to do all of the above (and yes, they don't have an excuse like I do ;).
  • SPROUT SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats
    Twitter chats are a great way to gain exposure, grow your following and engage with your audience. Jumping into a Twitter chat can be a little intimidating and challenging at first. Why Twitter Chats? One of the biggest challenges for businesses on Twitter is building an active following. Twitter chats give you a great opportunity to accelerate the process of growing your audience. Best of all, you’re in front of people that are on Twitter to engage, not just to spectate. Hosting a Twitter Chat. How to Promote Your Twitter Chat.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
    [Twitter] Top Twitter trends for 2011
    This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. Featured Social Media Twitter Betty White Facebook Online Communities Social network Viral video YouTubeIt’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture. It’s probably an accurate reflection of users’interests; interesting that there are no major brands mentioned (other than sport). Related posts: Women in social media. Betty White flogs insurance via YouTube. Social media boosts campaigns. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles.
  • SOCIALTIMES FACEBOOK  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016
    UEFA EURO 2016  kicked off Friday with host France’s 2-1 win over Romania, and Twitter and Facebook have soccer fans covered through the tournament’s final July 10. Barthelemy Collin , who works on sports partnerships for Twitter, highlighted that social network’s #EURO2016 efforts in a blog post , and they include special emojis , letting soccer fans on Twitter determine the color of the Eiffel Tower ’s lights each night, users submitting questions for each game’s Man of the Match, exclusive insider content and a dedicated Vine  channel. George’s Cross. England. Russia.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Tip: What is a hashtag (#) on Twitter?
    Lucy asks me a question on Twitter. My Twitter buddy @LucyBakerMakeup asked me a question about hashtags (see above) so here’s a quick #101. When you add a ‘#’ directly in front of a word (or acronym) on Twitter – a link is automatically created. Their popularity has grown organically to become part of Twitter culture and a valuable tool for users. That may be an organised event, TV programme, noteworthy cause, breaking or running news story, or group conversation taking place on Twitter. Social media for social good using a Twitter hashtag.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012
    [Twitter] What Can Brands Learn From Lady Gaga’s Twitter Growth
    Tweet Lady Gaga recently passed 20 million Twitter followers – breaking another Twitter record. Looking at her recent Twitter record, I thought it would be a good idea to share some of her strategies for using Twitter as an effective marketing tool and how they can inspire you to do the same. The chart below shows the growth of her followers on Twitter: These are some take-ways from Lady Gaga’s Twitter strategy that can help your brand. It always helps to integrate your Twitter handle with other media platforms.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Twitter] The Mutterings Of Twitter
    Brands that are leveraging Twitter to connect with their consumers may be in for a surprise. We can't forget that Twitter - in its purest form - is the ultimate exhaust valve for many individuals to let some immediate steam loose. In a world of Twitter mutterings, not all tweets are created equal. The evolving landscape of brands, Twitter, customer service and meaningful connections is something to behold. That's Twitter. twitter. twitter muttering. People tweet whatever internal mutterings are frustrating them at one, specific moment in time.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Adds Periscope Button to iOS, Android Apps
    Twitter reminded its users that Facebook Live  is far from the only live-video streaming option, adding a Periscope  button to its iOS and Android applications. Mashable  reported that Twitter began testing the new button “with a small percentage” of Android users  in May, extending that test to iOS earlier this month. Twitter announced the new feature in a tweet (embedded below): Ready to go live? Now everyone can tap a new button on iOS & Android to easily broadcast on #Periscope from Twitter! — Twitter (@twitter) June 15, 2016.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older; Twitter’s Is Getting Younger, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 500 million users. Facebook’s User Base Is Getting Older While Twitter’s Is Getting Younger. ”  While only 2% of social media users (of the sites in this research) are 65 or older, the majority of users for several sites are older than you might expect: 55% of Twitter users are 35 or older. while Twitter’s average user is 37.3.  . But perhaps the change in these numbers is the more telling statistic: Facebook’s user base is getting older, while Twitter’s is getting younger. Facebook: 955 million active users.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
    [Twitter] Are You Wasting Money on Twitter Ads?
    More specifically, I’m talking about Twitter advertisements. We know that Twitter holds some (if not a good deal of) credence with brands and companies across the country when it comes to paid outreach. And, in an effort to further increase their ad revenue, Twitter recently announced a global expansion for their self-service ads platform —a service that will now cover more than 200 countries, up from the 33 countries previously served. But when you invest in Twitter ads, are you really getting the most bang for your buck? highlight to tweet).
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
    [Twitter] How Top Companies Use GIFs on Twitter
    Ain’t no party like a Twitter GIF Party! While the ability to search and send GIFs in tweets and direct messages debuted in late February, Twitter decided to up the ante on March 3, 2016 with an impromptu #GIFparty. Drop your plans for today, we’re celebrating GIFs on Twitter! Twitter (@twitter) March 3, 2016. Check out these ten clever GIFs from various companies, sports teams, and more for a few helpful tips on how to incorporate GIFs as part of your Twitter engagement strategy. Twitter (@twitter) March 3, 2016. GIFParty All-Stars.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016
    [Twitter] Twitter Insiders: A Research Hub for Brands, Agencies
    Twitter Wednesday introduced Twitter Insiders, a single destination for brands and agencies to fill their research needs. Research manager Gemma Proctor said in a blog post  that Twitter Insiders is a network of more than 12,000 users aged 16 and up from the U.S. who are available to participate in research studies, adding: Twitter Insiders are 16 and older, have an even spread between genders and come from a representative distribution of Twitter users’ locations in the U.S. Readers: What are your initial impressions of Twitter Insiders? and U.K.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
    [Twitter] NEW! Get It Done Session: The Twitter Transformation Process
    Do you spend waaaay too much time on Twitter – dragged into the downward spiral of the Twitter time-suck? Twitter God who is raking in plenty of dough and have customers and prospects lining up to work with you (awesome!). B. You’re struggling to really understand how to leverage Twitter to get more clients and sales (most of the time you’re not sure what the heck to tweet and worried that you’ll get it wrong anyway). You haven’t got TIME to hang out all day on Twitter. When: Tuesday 25 June 2013 (recordings will be available to everyone who registers).
  • TWITIP  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter’s New Ad System REVEALED
    Or, How Twitter Can Make $Billions and $Billions/Year from Ads Alone. For years, people have been offering their opinions on how Twitter should make money. Despite the fact that the company allegedly made $45 million in 2010 and its targeting $150 million this year , those numbers fall far short of the kind of revenues Twitter will need to justify it’s soon to be $8 Billion valuation. Yes, Twitter needs to do something bold again. So, Twitter needs a redesign, if not to add those additional features then at least to maximize its advertising earnings potential.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter Analytics… we’re waiting
    The Twitter Analytics we were promised. wrote a post for WebProNews, Dear Twitter Analytics… You’re Late ,  that was 1/2 rant and 1/2 informational. The rant is about how long it’s been that Twitter has promised us analytics, but never delivered. The informational 1/2 is a list of sites / methods that you can use to get Twitter analytics data. Twitter needs to make more money, and a platform that wants to earn advertisers and marketers trust needs to provide data. As it is, it feels like Twitter’s hiding something. in 2011.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter is Starting to Jam
    According to  Pew Internet Research  which has been tracking Twitter use, there is a general upward trend in adopting Twitter for daily use. Don’t look now but Twitter might be the Facebook killer for the 18-24 demographic.  With over 500 million registered users and 140 million daily users, it doesn’t seem like Twitter will be slowing down anytime soon. Then we have the following: Twitter Twitter TrendsThe bottom line?
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [Twitter] Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues
    People are becoming more vocal about mental health issues on social media, and this year, Twitter users posted 65 percent more mental-health-related resolutions than in 2015. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and PsychGuides.com used Twitter’s application-programming interface to search for mental-health-related hashtags and terms to find out which people use most and the sentiment of mental health conversations on the platform. According to the National Institute for Mental Health, 18 percent of the American population suffers from some form of mental illness.
  • SOCIALTIMES TWITTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
    [Twitter] Moms Who Use Twitter Are More Likely to Find Recommendations Authentic (Infographic)
    Are brands doing enough to target #MomsOnTwitter? A new infographic from  Twitter Ads  and Column Five revealed why these social media users are important. In terms of Twitter users specifically, moms who use Twitter are reportedly 67 percent more likely to research products on Twitter than women without children. These moms are also 45 percent more likely to make purchases based on Twitter than women without children. Infographics Twitter #MomsOnTwitter advertising bloggers blogs Column Five Marketing Moms mothers Recommendations Twitter Ads
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Twitter] Eight Tips to Pitch Media Better on Twitter
    These days, the media are flocking to Twitter in droves, and the platform presents a new opportunity for PR pros to connect with journalists and bloggers. Following are my tips on how to successfully pitch media on Twitter. Twitter is a place to engage and converse. There are a few good resources for finding media, such as MediaOnTwitter , and more publications are listing their staff’s Twitter handles in the publication. Twitter lists are another good resource for finding media. It helps if the client you are pitching is on Twitter, too.
  • MASHABLE.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2010
    [Twitter] HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence
    Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Twitter] 13 Words of the Day By My Bouncy Twitter Followers
    I tweeted a selection of my Twitter followers a thank you for following me and casually asked them for their word of the day. Related Stories My Social Networking Primer in 2014 Analyzing AriHerzogDotCom: Day 2 Why My Twitter Break is Over. Media Twitter Below are their responses. ariherzog Stupendous. As in, I just watched Smaug the Stupendous. hobbits. — Robbie (@VenTime) January 6, 2014. ariherzog anticipation. — Arestia Rosenberg (@arestiaR) January 6, 2014. ariherzog I've been using 'gesticulate' a lot today. How about you? ariherzog optimize.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012
    [Twitter] Twitter Spring Clean! The Quick Way To Mass Unfollow
    I like to keep on top of my Twitter profile maintenance. I do this by reviewing who I’m following and unfollowing profiles that are no longer in use or of interest to me. This can take time if you’re following loads of profiles so I use a nifty Twitter tool that speeds up my Twitter health checks. This is to keep Twitter happy. If you’re one of those Twitter users who has amassed a huge amount of follows then you’re going to LOVE Twit Cleaner. What can I say? I’ve always been a sucker for a bit of organising and systematising.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
    [Twitter] Twitter’s Average Ad Rates Drop 81% In Two Years
    The cost of the average ad on Twitter is falling; data from Twitter’s annual report reveals a drop of 81% overall since Q1 2012 in average ad rates, and a drop of 18% in just the last three months of 2013 ( Quartz ). The data includes ads on both Twitter’s website and mobile apps. This isn’t necessarily bad news for Twitter; total revenue is still growing, with more advertisers buying ads at the lower rates. What do you think – will Twitter be able to stabilize ad costs? Twitter’s declining ad rates [via Quartz].
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [Twitter] American Apparel: “We’ve made as much as $50K in one flash sale on Twitter”
    Twitter has proven itself to be a valuable marketing tool for edgy clothing brand American Apparel. In an interview recently posted on the Twitter blog , American Apparel’s Director of Marketing Ryan Holiday discusses a single flash sale on Twitter that earned $50,000 for the clothing brand. Why does Twitter work so well for American Apparel? Holiday told Twitter: “We’re not waiting to concentrate everything into one big media moment. Twitter functions really well with our manufacturing system because it is always on like we are, making new things.”
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
    [Twitter] Social Networking Stats: 80% of World Leaders on Twitter, #RLTM Scoreboard
    Twitter: over 218 million monthly active users. via  Twitter. 80% of World Leaders On Twitter. Twitter is becoming a powerful political tool, and in the last two years, world leaders have begun to take note. Eighty percent of world leaders used Twitter in 2013, according to a study from the Digital Policy Council. million followers despite only joining Twitter in 2013 ( AllTwitter ). Here are the top 10 world leaders on Twitter: President Obama. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.19 via  Facebook. YouTube.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
    [Twitter] 75% of the World’s Heads of State Are On Twitter
    Three-quarters of the world’s heads of state have a Twitter presence, according to a new survey from the Digital Policy Council. Out of 164 countries studied, 123 have a head of state on Twitter – some with a personal Twitter handle, others with an official government one. This marks a big change since 2011, when only 42% of world leaders were on Twitter, or 69 out of 164. In other words, it’s been a big year for Twitter and political leaders.  . Who is most popular among these leaders? million followers.
  • MYRLAND MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Twitter] TWITTER, YOU NAUGHTY BIRD, YOU!
    Social Media Uncategorized CNET Declan McCullagh Instagram LinkedIn Marketing Silicon Valley Social Networking Strategy Tumblr TwitterAH, CHANGE When it comes to the Social Media landscape, one thing we know for sure is this: It changes regularly, and will continue to do so. There’s nothing we can do to stop the momentum, so hang on tight, and let’s enjoy the ride together, okay? Alright, alright, you don’t have to enjoy the ride. I’ll [.].
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
    [Twitter] A Stroll Down Memory Lane for the 10th Birthday of Twitter
    It's the 10th birthday of Twitter and we take a stroll down memory lane that goes all the way back to Robert Scoble in June of. The post A Stroll Down Memory Lane for the 10th Birthday of Twitter appeared first on Spin Sucks. Comments Gini, I met and fell in love with Twitter on September 6, 2008. by Nancy Myrland 140 is staying for now! by Nancy Myrland Or just being drunk…
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