ARI HERZOG | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012
[Twitter] Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013
Of the three largest social networking sites in the United States, I plan to use Facebook the most, LinkedIn the second-most, and Twitter the least. Twitter in 2013. Related, I intend to publish an e-book on my Twitter evolution in the coming months… Other Applications in 2013. As for Twitter, I’ll use it far less than the other two and far less than I’d been tweeting to date. Please continue reading Facebook LinkedIn Twitter in 2013 and leave a comment if inspired. Strategy Facebook LinkedIn TwitterFacebook in 2013. LinkedIn in 2013.
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!
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)
WEBBIQUITY SMM | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
[Twitter] 20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012
As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers. As noted here in a preliminary summary of the best Twitter articles and posts of 2012 last fall, “Twitterers collectively post a billion tweets every three days. ” How can you grow and maintain an active, relevant Twitter following? Most effectively use Twitter advertising?
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.
SPIN SUCKS | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
[Twitter] Kenneth Cole Demonstrates How Not to Use Twitter
We interrupt your regularly scheduled #FollowFriday to bring you the Kenneth Cole Twitter fiasco. I’m not going to give Kenneth Cole a lesson in crisis driven by something stupid said on Twitter. I’m having a hard time believing they would do this for a few reasons: 1) why would they put campaign copy on a window with the Twitter chrome? Social Media Twitter cairo Crisis habitat kenneth cole social media crisisTypically I would wait until Monday to write about it, but it’s unfolding as I write this and it’s too important to wait. But, first.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
ABSOLUTE PA | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
[Twitter] Free Webinar: Unlock Your Twitter Brilliance
Do you want less Twitter, more results? ” then you’ll want to join me for my free Twitter training session. Y’see, when I speak to clients and other entrepreneurs about Twitter, I hear the same issues crop up. And, the thing is; Twitter isn’t hard! Which is why I’m sharing my Tweeting secrets to help you unlock your Twitter brilliance. That’s the date and time of my free Twitter training session. Once you know how to use these, it will open your eyes to the full potential Twitter has to offer. When: Wednesday 17th October.
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!). 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).
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?
TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG | TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
[Twitter] Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account by Tamar Weinberg on February 16, 2010 Share As we know, Twitter is an incredibly powerful platform and enables businesses and individuals to build strong relationships with customers and peers. I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between.
MINDJUMPERS | 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.
MINDJUMPERS | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Grows by 75% in Mobile Audience, LinkedIn Close Second
Tweet Twitter is now the fastest growing social networking site among U.S. Twitter’s mobile share is expected to see further growth on the back of the platform’s recent integration with iOS 5 on the iPhone. Facebook Linkedin Social Media Twitter LinkedIn growth location-based services Smartphones social media on mobiles user datamobile using audience, jumping an impressive 75% to 13.4 million for the year ending in August 2011, says a new study by comScore. LinkedIn was a close second with up 69% to 5.5 million. For the same period, Facebook also rose, up 50% to 57.3
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.
THE REALTIME REPORT | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
[Twitter] PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake
Yesterday, a San Francisco court gave PeopleBrowsr, an provider of Twitter analytics services, a temporary restraining order against Twitter. The court ruling forces Twitter to maintains PeopleBrowsr’s full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The uneasy relationship between Twitter and the third-party developer community has been well documented. The PeopleBrowsr case is the first time that a Twitter partner has taken a stand against Twitter. How How is the company making its case — and what is Twitter’s counter-argument?
QUICK ONLINE TIPS | MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
[Twitter] Use Twitter Bootstrap for Powerful Web Design
'QOT is now powered by Twitter Bootstrap , a powerful front-end framework for powerful web design, and speedier web development. Bootstrap is made by Twitter to do some cool stuff with your website. <link href="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.3.2/css/bootstrap-combined.min.css" rel="stylesheet"> <script src="//netdna.bootstrapcdn.com/twitter-bootstrap/2.3.2/js/bootstrap.min.js"></script> Power of jQuery. Original article: Use Twitter Bootstrap for Powerful Web Design ©2013 QuickOnlineTips (QOT). Blogging Twitter
ADAM SHERK | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
[Twitter] The Best Free Tools for Twitter Analytics
What are the best free tools for analyzing a Twitter profile? During a social media audit I like to run a company’s Twitter profiles through some basic analysis tools to set benchmarks and compare them to competitors. got good response to my post on Facebook analytics tools so I thought I’d do something similar for Twitter. I’m focusing specifically on profile analysis as opposed to Twitter tools for other purposes. For a list of trend tools see the Twitter section in Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends. Twitter Web Analytics. TweetStats.
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.
ABSOLUTE PA | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
[Twitter] How to deal with Twitter overwhelm
By the way, (d) is not a valid reason to following someone on Twitter, especially if you have no interest in them and they tweet nonsense. Activate the Twitter filter feature! The best way to filter your Twitter stream is with Twitter lists. Remember, if you want to be keep your eye on the Twitter gold and build a great community you’ll want to get your stream organised. Are you drowning in tweets? In the beginning, when you’re following 50+ people (which isn’t a lot), it’s tempting to read every single tweet that comes in to your stream. Handy.
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.
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. 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. Twitter users exposed to the political tweets listed above are 97% more likely than other Twitter users to visit an online political donation page. politics.”
JUGNOO | TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
[Twitter] Twitter’s New Look is Sexy & Visual
'Twitter has released the new interface design for all Twitter users. More information about the new changes on Twitter’s blog. New Twitter Interface. New Twitter Interface Showing Tiled Followers. The post Twitter’s New Look is Sexy & Visual appeared first on Jugnoo Blog. Social Media Social Media Management Social Media Presence Twitter twitter interface twitter new twitter new look twitter''s new look It will be rolled out over the next few months.
WEBBIQUITY SMM | MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
[Twitter] The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. She also hosts the talent chat (#TChat) on Twitter Wednesdays from 7-8pm eastern time. She’s a rock star on Twitter and also speaks French. Boston’s amazing Laura Fitton is an inbound marketing evangelist for HubSpot, founder of @oneforty, and co-author of the best-selling Twitter For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)). Stacey Acevero.
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!
FIREBELLY | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter: An Explanation Evolution
” Although it has been around for a while now, Twitter is a social media platform that many have but still don’t know how to use. ” has changed over the years in regards to Twitter: What do I tweet about? Twitter is the perfect way to start the ripple in the puddle — your information working as the initial drop of water. Use Twitter as a way to group all the websites you normally visit to individually. Twitter moves quickly, and you want your feed filled with solid information to get the most out of your time spent on your account.
WEBBIQUITY SMM | TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014
[Twitter] 5 Fast Hacks To Increase Your Twitter Click Through Rate
There are few things more satisfying to an online marketer than witnessing your brand’s Twitter account reach critical mass. But after that success, how do you make the most of Twitter as a traffic driver to your blog posts, landing pages, and other valuable content? You’re already using a URL shortener to make the most of the limited space you have on Twitter. Random characters in a link have the whiff of spam, so they may get unfairly overlooked on Twitter. Gaining followers is only half the Twitter battle. Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.
ALMOST SAVVY | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
[Twitter] 11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy
How you set-up and manage your Twitter account has a huge impact on how many people decide to follow you (translation: follow = subscribe and have the chance to read what you post). Here are some of my quick tips to get you started… Know Thyself – The question isn’t “Who to you want to be on Twitter? , it is “Who do you want to be online? You cannot be one person on LinkedIn (the hire-me-I’m-very-accomplished professional) and another on Twitter (the I’m-posting-endlessly-about-every-mundane-detail-of-my-life tweeter). Thanks!
SPIN SUCKS | SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
[Twitter] Get Twitter Follow and Google +1
And Twitter is trying to figure out how to monetize. And it’s been a big week for both with Google +1 and Twitter follow launching. The thing I like about both is you don’t have to direct people to leave your site in order to follow you on Twitter. Hence, Twitter follow and +1. Twitter Follow. Get Twitter Follow and Google +1 originally appeared on Spin Sucks on June 5, 2011. Social Media Trends google +1 twitter followIt may not come as a big surprise to you that Google is trying to beat Facebook. It’s here now! Viola!
MARKETING VOICES | MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2009
[Twitter] Guy Kawasaki On Twitter Strategies For Building A Huge Following
The legendary Guy Kawasaki, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author and Twitter aficionado talks about the strategies he uses for gaining incredible numbers of people following him on twitter. He talks about how there is no correct or incorrect way to use Twitter despite the challenging criticisms he gets from his followers on his strategy. He uses Twitter mostly promotionally just to build Alltop , a company he co-founded and loves dearly. More than 180,000 people are reading his tweets as of October 2009.
SPIN SUCKS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
[Twitter] As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them
It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I love Twitter. I’ve always contended Twitter wouldn’t last forever. Until now, Twitter has been an open platform and it’s part of the reason the social network has grown as quickly as it has. What that means is, any developer who created something genius to help Twitter grow no longer has access to their coding, which allows them to increase the features and benefits of their services. The latest in the death of being able to use Twitter? As they should. IFTTT. So What? Imagine that.
JOSH S PETERS | THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
[Twitter] How I’m cheating on Twitter
It’s the reason why Twitter numbers mean nothing , it’s why you can’t just look at someone’s account and say “wow, they’re doing great! , and it’s why you should be suspicious if an agency or consultant you’ve hired shows explosive growth for no real reason. while ago I created the Twitter account SMFeeds to constantly feed me, and anyone else who cared, posts from what I consider to be the best social media blogs on the web. It’s free because it places an ad for itself in your Twitter stream 3x a day. I hate crapware.
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.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
[Twitter] Do Contests Work on Twitter?
'I did some research on Twitter contests by pulling the most engaging tweets from Twitter accounts for more than 12,000 companies for the month of January. But the #1 way to get engagement on Twitter was a simple “Follow and Tweet to Win” contest. » Social Media Research rivaliq social media case study Social Media Marketing social media research twitter twitter contests There was a lot to learn from these tweets: Fashion is big. Sports & music can really get people going. looked at the top 100 tweets based on engagement rate. Read the whole entry.
SOSHABLE | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013
[Twitter] Microsoft Bombs on Twitter
Unfortunately (for Microsoft and his own career) he performed a major faux pas on Twitter last night. The controversy began when Adam took to Twitter to discuss the next iteration of the Xbox. Original post about Adam Ortho can be found on Wikimotive’s blog titled, “ Adam Orth, Microsoft Creative Director, Bombs on Twitter.” ” Twitter 'Adam Orth is one of the creative directors at Microsoft studios. He’s not the top of the chain, but he IS important, and he should be aware that his words have weight.
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?
JANET FOUTS | THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
[Twitter] Why are you following me?
I’ve been gratified and a little puzzled by some of the people who follow me on Twitter (or any other social network for that matter). did a little rough surveying of my Twitter friends and it seems there are really only a few ways people make the decision to follow or not follow on Twitter. Twitter is a great way to keep up with what your friends and co-workers are up to. That said, when somebody tells me they “just don’t get Twitter I can easily guess this is exactly who they’re following and nobody else. The serendipity of Twitter.
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.
THE REALTIME REPORT | THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
[Twitter] Most Popular Newspapers on Twitter: Guess Who’s #1?
'Which US newspaper do you think is tops on Twitter? These top three received the most mentions on Twitter in 2013; USA Today and the Washington Post also dominated the list of the top 10 most-tweeted newspaper website stories in 2013. Clearly, users are consuming – and sharing – news via Twitter. Social Media Statistics media newspaper industry newspapers Searchmetrics Twitter new study by Searchmetrics reveals the leaders: The Washington Post, The New York Times and USA Today. Here are the top 10: .
SOCIALIZED | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2009
[Twitter] LinkedIn and Twitter Connect: So?
LinkedIn and Twitter announced last night that LinkedIn will now be integrating Twitter updates with LinkedIn user accounts. LinkedIn tweeted early this morning “Learn how you can link your LinkedIn and Twitter accts together! link]. @LinkedIn even changed its Twitter avatar to mark the occasion. Reactions on Twitter were mixed, and Read Write Web was not impressed. Some on Twitter felt the two worlds should not collide. Or how about letting people view your Twitter account name on your LinkedIn profile?
LOUIS GRAY | WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Launches @twittersuggests for Follow Recs
Twitter really wants you following more people. As Twitter describes it , "@twittersuggests is an experimental feature that helps you find interesting new accounts to follow by tweeting Who To Follow suggestions, personalized just for you! This feature was created by Twitter, and it looks like a normal Twitter account – it will Tweet recommendations which you can reply to, retweet or mark as favorites." Twitter Suggests has already posted almost 100,000 tweets and new ones are going out every few seconds. Twitter RelevanceIt's a hot topic these days.
WEBBIQUITY SMM | MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
[Twitter] Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it? What’s a Twitter chat, and how do I participate in one? Which are the most helpful third-party tools for Twitter? How to Get More Followers on Twitter. Twitter Tools.
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?
JUGNOO | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
[Twitter] IBM Uses Twitter to Mine “Emotional Big Data”
'IBM is doing research that takes advantage of the emotional content of Twitter posts to create a psychological profile of users. As an example, extroverts usually want rewards and recognition from who they are dealing with, where another personality type might be happy with “just the facts” Not only will Twitter data be used. IBM Uses Twitter to Mine “Emotional Big Data” originally appeared on Jugnoo Blog - Social Media is a Business: Social Media Presence Management under a Creative Commons license.
JASON YORMARK | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Direct Messages Are Useless
I want to be able to use DMs in Twitter, but really it’s such a vast wasteland of spam that it’s practically impossible to do. What I fail to understand is that after years of being in existence, how is it that Twitter has failed to deliver absolutely nothing in the form of spam control or filtering for DMs. How’s about filter options that let me dictate what types of Twitter users can DM me. If Twitter isn’t going to pull the trigger, how’s about Hootsuite or Tweetdeck offering these features? Related posts: Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking.
LOUIS GRAY | TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter Tweaks Emails Again, Highlights Connections
If you still receive e-mail notifications every time a new Twitter user follows you, you might have seen a change in the messages, starting between 10 and 11 am Pacific time today. The new messages do a better job matching Twitter's new corporate color scheme and global approach, while eliminating some joint follower information common in the previous round of notices. The top bar was the original Twitter blue, featuring only the corporate logo and mascot. The new Twitter notification emails. Twitter
STEPHEN P SMITH | THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
[Twitter] How Twitter Changes Us
From Gina Gotthilf at Blue Glass : What has changed, nonetheless, is the way its users interact with the platform and the nature of content being distributed – not due to Twitter’s own efforts, but to those of its users. But look at it this way – Twitter forces us to condense our thoughts into 140 characters. Twitter, the new SMS? Communication access to any one of the 100+ million people on Twitter. have been on Twitter for a couple of years now, and I know that I have changed the way that I use it, and it has changed the way that I communicate and do business.
KYLE LACY | FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
[Twitter] @YourDad is Now Following you on Twitter
A Story of How a 20-something Girl Got Her Much Older Dad on Twitter. Hah, no, my dad’s Twitter handle is not @YourDad, and if it was that would be a little creepy. Actually, I had a lot of help from Kyle Lacy’s book, Twitter Marketing for Dummies, but if it weren’t for my pushing, @getrealsound would not exist. After many conversations and arguments on how to go about releasing his idea to the masses, it all came down to Twitter. So my dad came to me and said, “Okay, what is this Twitter thing, and how do I get on it?” Guest Post twitter
INBLURBS | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
[Twitter] 7 Easy Steps on How to use Twitter to Reach Your Revenue Goals
New reports show that Twitter beats Facebook in US Mobile Ad Revenues This Year. This is a clear sign that Twitter users could be more engaged that Facebook users. New numbers also show that Photo- and Video-Sharing Popular on Twitter. Here are some numbers to try to compare the effectiveness of Twitter and Facebook for marketing: An average Facebook user has an average of 130 friends compared with a Twitter user and his average 300 Followers. Twitter users share 1.5 Twitter is a great tool to do real time communication with your audience.
ALMOST SAVVY | FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
[Twitter] TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy
Home About Testimonials Events Services Webinars Twitter Getting Started on Twitter Webinar Twitter Webinar: Tools and Tips (Intermediate Level) LinkedIn LinkedIn 1 – Getting Started LinkedIn 2 – Building and Leveraging Your Network Ask Calendar Contact Blogging Branding Business Career Facebook LinkedIn Networking Social Media Tips Twitter Lijit Search TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening.
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.
KYLE LACY | THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
[Twitter] 140 Twitter Marketing Tips for 2013
140 Twitter Marketing Tips for 2013 from ExactTarget
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. Twitter users frequently exchange information about products and services.”
JANET FOUTS | TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter Tells Tales on it’s Users
Twitter announced today a new feature called “ Twitter Tales “ The idea is to feature the stories of users and how Twitter has impacted their lives. Natasha uses Twitter as a place of expression and Since I’m a big fan of The Blogess on her blog and on Twitter and her blog, I was tickled to see the first humor post is about her. It may sound mundane but I think it’s a good example of how a site like Twitter impacts everyday lives in unexpected ways. Browse Twitter Tales and see if it strikes a chord for you.
CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1 | THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, and the Irresistible Heroes of the School Cafeteria
She is the author of Successful-blog.com You'll find her on Twitter as @lizstrauss. wow state of twitter liz strauss surprise and delightThe following is one in a series of guest posts on the Citizen Marketer 2.1 In addition to being a good friend, Liz Strauss is CEO of SOBCon , a business strategies event, and founder at Inside-Out Thinking , a leadership, loyalty, and customer care training business. admit it I was a school geek. Everything about the school experience made me more curious. The good teachers took advantage of that. Helen had turned a sandwich into an event.
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
KYLE LACY | MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter More Popular Among Minorities
I find it increasingly fascinating when the Pew Research Center releases information on Twitter and “personal update based services on the Internet. It is good for the Internet, the technology, and the people behind the content to have research and data to build cases in support of using Twitter as a marketing vehicle. Pew recently released their findings on a research report called The People Who Use Twitter. This information was interesting on multiple levels… however it did not pertain strictly to Twitter… they changed that.
KYLE LACY | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010
[Twitter] Your Customer’s Twitter Account Can Build or Kill Your Brand
Today, I read a tweet about yet another twitter user reaching out to a business because they had an issue with a service they paid to have. There seems to be a growing number of disgruntled consumers that are appearing in my twitter feed complaining about something or another. fellow employee suggested, “taking it to twitter.” It was the twitter responders of that company that turned the situation around. customer’s twitter voice seems to mean something to a growing number of companies. Tags: twitter ATT Guest Post Slingshot SEO —-.
JUGNOO | TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
[Twitter] Social Marketing: Is Instagram Bigger Than Twitter?
Seems like Instagram had grown so much, it is about to surpass Twitter in the number of average unique users , something that the execs at Twitter concern themselves about. Subscriber growth has been flat and even though ad revenues have been robust, Twitter is trying to make the platform more appealing and “user friendly” for social marketing purposes. The reaction by Twitter seems to have been to broaden the appeal of the product to the masses. ” – Forbes.com - Twitter is Killing Itself. 'Nielsen: Tops of 2013. million. That
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.
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?
CONVERSTATIONS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
[Twitter] Why and How I Use Twitter
There are as many different ways to use Twitter as there are types of products in a WalMart. Possibly the best way to use Twitter is whatever way it makes meaning or creates value for you. . For my own business purposes, I use Twitter for research and resource-sharing. While I occasionally engage and exchange in a conversation, most of what I use Twitter for is to share information with clients and to those who find value in what I share. There is a dynamic listing of all Twitter Chats available to the public to help find a chat that fits your niche.
IDACONCPTS | MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
[Twitter] Overview of Twitter Ads [Prices, Screenshots, Terms]
Small businesses based in the United States will have the chance to take their Twitter marketing efforts to a new level. Starting in late March 2012, Twitter introduced a new advertising offering that makes it simple for companies of any size to grow their businesses using our Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts products. Twitter partnered with American Express to make it easy for small business owners to advertise on Twitter. idaconcpts.com is one of those 10,000 and it just received its invitation on 05/21/12: You're invited to Twitter Ads email.
SOCIALFISH | THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
[Twitter] Top Tips: Twitter Lists
Latest SocialFish learning modules: Top Tips for Twitter Lists – This 23 minute intermediate level module covers some top tips to make the most of Twitter Lists, including how to find topical lists, tools for monitoring lists, automation tools, and more. Twitter 101: What’s your Following Strategy? – This module explains what a Twitter following strategy is and why it matters. It includes some beginner tips about how to find the right people to follow when building an organizational social media presence on Twitter. More than you may think.
PUSHING SOCIAL | WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
[Twitter] Twitter Tips: Turning Your Twitter Followers into Readers
Pushing Social It’s easy to overlook Twitter as a reader-attraction tool. Twitter is still an audience-building contender that routinely shows up as a top 5 traffic-source for fast-growing blogs. Twitter, however, is changing. Like most platforms, its users are maturing quickly and are using Twitter in more sophisticated ways. ve found that many readers use Twitter as a quick way to get filtered news from people they trust. Now, the goal is to get followed and added to the reader’s Twitter list. I’ve turned off all Twitter new follower automation.
SOCIALFISH | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
[Twitter] How Are Associations Using Twitter?
——— Have you ever thought about all the goals your association has and how Twitter can help you achieve those goals? For many, the association Twitter account is treated like just another promotional channel. Instead of just pushing messages through Twitter here are some other ways to use this social media channel that may help you serve your members. Teach members how to effectively use Twitter by modeling best practices. With all these ways to use Twitter why is “promote” the default for most associations? Discover. Connect. Celebrate.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
[Twitter] The History of Twitter
The History of Twitter. “This is what the naysayers fail to understand: it’s just as easy to use Twitter to spread the word about a brilliant 10,000-word New Yorker article as it is to spread the word about your Lucky Charms habit.” Twitter is approaching its 6 th birthday soon and the platform has really come a long way from its early beginnings. Twitter is one of the most popular social networks used today but it began as another micro-blogging platform created by programmers who worked at the podcasting company Odeo Inc. Twitter Beginnings.
SOSHABLE | SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011
[Twitter] Twitter: Changing the Games
If you hadn’t heard, Twitter is a pretty big site. It may not be Facebook in either the number of users or the average time that users spend on it, but those who are passionate about Twitter are ever-attached, always Tweeting, and watching everything that happens hour after hour, minute after minute. It’s 25-minutes long (way beyond the guru-recommended 3-minute-max) but it’s worth every second if you’re into or considering getting into Twitter. Twitter bloomberg videoThanks to Bloomberg , we have such a video in our possession.
COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS | MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
[Twitter] A Short Rant Concerning Twitter
guess I should start out by saying I was never really a Twitter addict; I was never one of those individuals that had to tweet every little thing or just take a peek at the Twitter stream every five minutes (though for a short time there my girlfriend might beg to differ). was and continue to be fascinated by Twitter, but I’ve noticed that in the last several months that fascination is waning. This has slowly led to an increased disinterest in even checking in on Twitter, and it’s got me to thinking about why I even use Twitter in the first place.
SOCIALNOMICS | TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
[Twitter] Tim Tebow Sets Twitter Record
Tim Tebow is a Twitter phenomenon. Tim Tebow's Twitter Handle is @TimTebow he is closing in on 1 million followers. Tebow has transcended sport and is one to watch on Twitter if somehow he and the Broncos defeat Tom Brady and the Patriots this coming weekend. Tim Tebow’s Twitter handle is @TimTebow and he is closing in on 1 million followers. Featured Twitter Tebow on Twitter Tebow Twitter Tim Tebow TwitterTebow was helped by such celebrities as Lady Gaga and Kobe Bryant tweeting about him.
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.
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.
SOCMED SEAN | SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
[Twitter] Celebrating A Birthday – Twitter Style
This year, I got a Twitter cage, complete with a nest, eggs, perch, tweets, and LOTS and LOTS of feathers. What happens when Twitter takes over your desktop A Twitter bird cage, complete with nest, eggs, and feathers A Twitter perch, complete with nest and welcome sign The bottom of my Twitter cage, with feathers and eggs The teams’ Twitter eggs, complete with the Twitter handles of my tweeps The welcome sign for my Twitter cage, just above the Twitter eggs. The team understands that social media is about people. Cheers!
WAXING UNLYRICAL | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
[Twitter] Two Twitter Accounts: An Update
I wrote a blog post last year about my decision to keep two Twitter accounts. You might recall that I had an anonymous “casual” Twitter account and a professional one. DMed these people with my professional Twitter information and encouraged them to keep in touch. didn’t delete my anonymous account, and I browse through it every so often (even though Twitter limits the number of tweets I have access to). Two Twitter Accounts: An Update. waxed (Un!)lyrical Then I changed my mind. Should I DM each of my followers to let them know? Thoughts?
JOSH S PETERS | FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2010
[Twitter] Why twitter follower numbers mean nothing | Shuaism
Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Why twitter follower numbers mean nothing Why twitter follower numbers mean nothing Written on April 16, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media 6 Comments - Leave a comment! As a follow up to yesterday’s incredibly successful post ( over 16,000 views on Social Media Today so far) I’m going to not just tell you, but I’m going to show you why Twitter followers mean nothing when judging value. Take a look at these two accounts.
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.
FIREBELLY | TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
[Twitter] How Twitter Employees Send Tweets
Business Insider analyzed the Twitter habits of the Twitter staff from tweets sent last week and weekend (day and night) – specifically for source – and the results were interesting. How Twitter staff tweet is similar to the general public. The most popular Twitter client is the website (32% staff usage vs. 35% general public usage), but here’s where the Twitter staff usage gets curious: • 22% of the tweets were sent from an iPhone (double the general public). 18% of the staff used Twitter for Mac (.4%
SPIN SUCKS | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2010
[Twitter] Twitter: 15 Ways to Stay Interesting
If you’ve been on Twitter a while, you’re probably stuck in a rut. If you want to spice up your Twitter feed, here are 15 ideas to get you going. Twitpic something – Photos of you and other Twitter friends, a painting you like, almost anything will do. picture is worth a thousand words, or in Twitter’s case, 140 characters. Foursquare – Tweet where you are at the moment and maybe a Twitter friend you’ve been wanting to meet is at the exact same location. Then tweet about your loves – have fun with Twitter and share your passions.
MINDJUMPERS | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
[Twitter] Should Businesses Use Twitter As a Marketing Channel? [Infographic]
One of such platforms whose value for business and utility is being questioned is Twitter. Launched in 2006, Twitter is popularly called the “SMS of internet. With the addition of image gallery to Twitter, the platform looks bright and updated. found an infographic by Problogger , which questions the existence of Twitter as a communication channel, shows how people use it and what we should keep in mind while using Twitter. Take a look at the infographic here: Similar Posts: What’s Trending @Twitter? infographic].
THE REALTIME REPORT | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012
[Twitter] Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard
Twitter: over 500 million users. Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 In a recent talk at the University of Michigan , Twitter CEO Dick Costolo promised that Twitter users will be able to download a full archive of their tweets before the end of 2012. While discussing Twitter’s role in the future of global communication and democratized access to information, he also revealed some interesting Twitter statistics ( TechCrunch ). Social Media Statistics Dick Costolo social networking statistics TwitterFacebook: 1 billion active users. via Yahoo.
CONVINCE & CONVERT | WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
[Twitter] 5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter
Injecting a real face and personality into your personal Twitter account is intrinsic, and most people don’t give it a second thought. We But when it comes to imbuing corporate Twitter accounts with a similar measure of personality and humanity, we often fall down on the job. True, But playing it that safe on Twitter runs the risk of becoming devoid of personality giving followers no clue “who” they’re engaging with on the other side of the bright azure blue Twitter curtain. Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter. Host Twitter chats.
IDACONCPTS | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010
[Twitter] How something like #NewTwitter can destroy the integrity of an innocent human being
Soon enough I had Twitter all figured out and by 2009 I was a. whole new person: And thus Twitter became my middle name. revealed to me, again: Immediately I ran to my laptop, fired up Twitter and dribbled. Even though I was practically Twitter’s wife, the bastard was. wishing with all my might that the new Twitter would show. eternity the new Twitter came to me. Tags: #NewTwitter New Twitter Twitter new twitter Marsy, author of Giddy Fingers , presents you with a real life story. of how #NewTwitter almost ruined her life. HOWEVER.
ADAM SHERK | TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
[Twitter] Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and.
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Survey: Twitter Less than 1% of Traffic to Newspapers and Magazines; Facebook 1% by Adam Sherk on March 2, 2010 For my presentation on Twitter Marketing Tactics at SMX West this week I wanted to get a sense of just how much traffic Twitter is driving to major news sites. So what percentage of total site traffic came from Twitter and the other social sites? Here are the group averages: To-date in 2010 Twitter represents an average of 0.7% Obviously FB and Twitter users continue to grow.
SOSHABLE | FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
[Twitter] Only 8% of the US Actually Uses Twitter
” Despite a tremendous emphasis by both the media and the rest of the social media world, a recent study shows that as few as 8% of those who are on the internet in the United States actually use Twitter. In other words, if everyone you know is on Twitter, you’re probably a geek. Infographics Twitter infographicMark this under “facts that will depress your favorite internet marketer if you have one.” That’s not the whole population; excluded are babies, onlineless elderly, Amish, and those who treat technology like the Amish.
ABSOLUTE PA | SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
[Twitter] Hey Twitter, I won’t quit you.
'There’s a rumour that Twitter is losing it’s sparkle as a way to boost business for the solo-worker. Tell that to my client, Rebecca Perkins , who has just scored an international publishing deal for her first book through connections she made on Twitter. And, just to make it really clear that Twitter is holding its ground as a social media contender, I’m calling in the statisticians… It was the fastest growing social network last year, adding 40% more active users in the last 6 months of 2012. Here are 7 reasons why Twitter is as strong as ever… 1.
CREATIVE RAMBLINGS | WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
[Twitter] 20 free monitoring tools to rock Twitter
Do you know that Twitter was the fastest-growing platform in 2012? Branding Tips Twitter monitoring toolsWith more than 500 million users, among which 288 million are active, the 7-year-old social network is not going anywhere. These numbers reveal that there is a lot of competition. They also raise two questions: How do you monitor conversations? And how do you [.].
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.
SOCIALNOMICS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2010
[Twitter] 3 Reasons Why Twitter Profitablity Is Near
With 160 million* users, the release of the new Twitter interface could easily turn the Twitter blue into a vibrant green of cash. “Obviously, there’s more opportunities for more info to be displayed now, Biz Stone, Twitter’s co-founder, told CNNMoney.com in an interview about Twitter’s overhaul. As Twitter user @ hunterwalk tweeted, “#NewTwitter is like a @ Twitter mullet – work on the left and party on the right. (Hat tip to The Huffington Post.). Twitter is no longer a toy, but a mainstay in the Internet marketplace.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011
[Twitter] 12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient
I’ve been participating in or moderating Twitter chats (ok, “tweetchats, if you must) for about a year and a half now. Last year, I wrote two posts based on questions I received about Twitter chats. The first discussed 3 questions to ask – and answer – when launching a Twitter chat , and the second talked about making the most of a Twitter chat. Now that I’m in Year Two of handling two different Twitter chats pretty regularly, what additional things I have learned, to pass onto you? think this makes a chat more fun. postlink%%.
ABSOLUTE PA | FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012
[Twitter] Free Webinar: Unlock Your Twitter Brilliance
There are some people who are officially ‘in the know’ They include: people who have joined my Twitter Brilliance priority list. When I speak to clients and other small business owners about Twitter, I hear the same issues crop up! And, the thing is Twitter isn’t hard! Which is why I want to share my secrets to help you unlock your Twitter brilliance. Stick this date in your diary if you want to join me and learn: the 3 stumbling blocks most entrepreneurs face when using Twitter that prevent them from achieving results. Free Webinar! See it?
DEVUMI | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014
[Twitter] Using the Twitter Small Business Planner: #SmallGoesBig
First, we’ll be looking at the Twitter Small Business Planner app that was just announced this past week by Twitter. The Twitter Small Business Planner explained. The goal of the Twitter Small Business Planner app is to help small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) improve their Twitter marketing. It is a deliberate move on Twitters part to get more potential advertisers not only using their service, but seeing the true value of it. The Twitter Small Business Planner app is currently available for iOS (both iPad and iPhone), as well as Android.
DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS | TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2009
[Twitter] 10 lessons Twitter should have taught you in 2009
You know we’re all amazed at the power of Twitter and the numbers don’t lie. But if Twitter went away tomorrow what would you do? As we have all seen when Twitter does goes down for any prolonged amount of time, the silence is deafening. Here’s my take on Twitter and real time conversations. Tags: Twitter google marc meyer micro-blogging microsoft sidewiki social media wave know I am. How would you adapt? Some migrate over to Facebook and still others bounce over to friendfeed. Did you notice these things? 4) Simple wins. Share this Post.
DEVUMI | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2014
[Twitter] New Twitter User Revamp: Plus 2 Bonus Pieces of News!
'Twitter are working hard to reward their shareholders…and finally turn a profit. This is, however, leading to a growing user base who are, *sigh*, flocking to Twitter as it begins to more closely resemble the Facebook they know. The latest revamp is the new Twitter user revamp that will help new Twitter users understand the service. Anyone who’s a social media junkie can tell you right away what Twitter is all about, but the average user still doesn’t know that first time they sign up. New Twitter user revamp: What it’s all about. know, I know.
FIREBELLY | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
[Twitter] Twitter: Important Or A Waste Of Time?
When I first discovered Twitter my sophomore year of high school I thought it would turn out to be a fad. However, Twitter started striking a chord with most of my friends as it became a way for us to see what we were all up to. While I became a fan, I’ve wondered if Twitter is really hitting home with the nation as a whole or only a few of us. According to data journalist Jon Bruner, the median Twitter account only has one follower. In October 2013, Twitter had 218.3 As of right now, Twitter has yet to click with everyone. Twitter
PAMORAMA | TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2010
[Twitter] Top 10 Twitter Tutorials on YouTube
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Top 10 Twitter Tutorials on YouTube by Pam Dyer on June 8, 2010 Share We all know that YouTube is a treasure trove of entertainment, with endless hours of Justin Bieber crooning to tweens and cats playing the piano. Users have posted thousands of tutorials ranging from animal care to everyone’s favorite microblogging tool, Twitter. Twitter in Plain English This quick, no-nonsense introduction is a great starting point. link] Erroin Martin Great round up on the top 10 videos on Twitter.
WAXING UNLYRICAL | THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2010
[Twitter] Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat
Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat September 2nd, 2010 Tweet Huddle, huddle, roil and muddle I remember the first Twitter chat I attended. It was #journchat , one of the first, if not the first, Twitter chats created. As I started participating in more chats such as #pr20chat , #soloPR and then starting my own (#measurePR), I’ve come to learn a few things about how to make the most of a Twitter chat. But a Twitter chat?
FRESHNETWORKS | SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2010
[Twitter] Why do you follow brands on Twitter?
Some brands are very successful on Twitter. For many brands, Twitter is a great way for brands to engage directly with consumers, to learn what they are saying and to react and respond to this where relevant. The question for many brands, though, is why would people want to engage with them on Twitter. For example, when Twitter is being used as a servicing channel it is a way for customers to ask questions, complain or get support. We’d love your thoughts on this in the quick poll below, and your thoughts on why people follow brands on Twitter in the comments.