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  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
    [Twitter] 5 Ways To Analyze Twitter Trends
    Are you looking for new trends on Twitter? This is a great way to drive new traffic to your blog, especially if you use Twitter. Because the topic is trending, you’ll likely find new blog readers as well as new Twitter followers and see a spike in your blog’s traffic. Here are five places to go for finding Twitter trends: Twitter Search – This is Twitter’s own search feature. On the right side of the screen you’ll see the top 10 trending topics on Twitter. Social Media blogging trends Twitter
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Ad Opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr
    For brands with a presence on Facebook, Twitter etc., it is becoming increasingly popular to make use of advertising. In this post, we look at the ad opportunities on Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr, beginning with Twitter that offers three different ad products. Furthermore, Twitter’s geographic targeting increases the relevance of a brand’s message based on location. On Twitter, it’s possible to see some of the most popular topics at a given moment, and these trends are featured prominently next to a user’s timeline. Promoted Tweets. Promoted Trends. Tumblr.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
    [Twitter] Help others promote your stuff on Twitter using this cool free tool
    Basically, it’s the easiest way to promote your stuff on Twitter, by letting others spread the word for you. They don’t need to think about or write anything – just click on a link and your message is shared by them on Twitter quickly and easily. Anyone who clicks on this Click To Tweet link is directed to their Twitter status box where your auto-generated Twitter message is ready and waiting. Twitter social media for business social media marketing campaigns Twitter for business Twitter guide Twitter marketing Twitter tools
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Twitter] Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter in Plain English
    I prepared summaries for my upcoming Search & Social Double Whammy seminar on May 2 in Burlington, MA describing the “big three” social networks: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Understanding Twitter. Twitter is still a mystery to many people. It turns out you can say more in 140 characters than you may think, and Twitter’s forced brevity actually encourages people to share information they wouldn’t communicate through long-form media like blogs or even e-mail. The core feature of Twitter is the activity stream. Facebook & LinkedIn.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Twitter] Fifteen Ways to Use Twitter to Build an Army of Adoring Journalists
    spent 10 years as a reporter in the BT (Before Twitter) era. Now as a social media strategist and public relations professional, I’ve found Twitter to be my primary and most successful method of building and maintaining relationships with reporters. One public relations agency I work with even grew out of a connection made on Twitter. consider Twitter the tool that delivers tangible value in great gulps, so long as you commit to it for a year. How to Find Journalists on Twitter. Find the reporters by searching through Muckrack or Media on Twitter.
  • 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].
  • 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.
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    [Twitter] 11 Twitter Tips for Building Business Relationships
    More and more businesses are jumping into Twitter to find new customers and connect with current ones. The word’s out that Twitter builds relationships – but many businesses get it wrong. Twitter has unwritten rules of engagement. Know the norms on Twitter. If you’re using Twitter to build business relationships, follow these eleven tips. Say something about their bio, location, or Twitter wallpaper.  Add them to a Twitter list. Make the name of your Twitter list flattering and interesting. People think you’re rude if you violate norms.
  • AKAMAI MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Twitter] 5 metrics to track on Twitter
    Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Ahh, yes. How many people are talking about, distributing and sharing your information?&# Of course you need some followers on Twitter, otherwise its as if your standing in the middle of the forest with a blow horn.what possible effect could that have (except to scare a few racoons)? prime example is this article on Aston Kutcher who is wildly admired for his Twitter fan base. Extraordinary, when you think about it, particularly given all the attention that Twitter garners.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014
    [Twitter] Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter?
    Back in the day, when Twitter first launched there weren’t a lot of people involved and the conversation veered from the mundane (what I had for lunch) to banal (here’s a coding challenge). We started to fall in love about the time that Twitter showed up at SXSWi. People started to put a lot of effort into their Twitter profiles, updating frequently, following lots of people and using some of the cool automating and analytics tools. Twitter was cool, and its potential as a marketing and communications channel for brands was glaringly obvious. Twitter for companies.
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
    [Twitter] How To Write Tweets That Get Noticed
    People sign up for Twitter with purpose: They want to tell everyone who they are. Twitterers will notice your superior writing instantly. Think of your Twitter page as your business page. Twitter is more dialogue than monologue. Upload your picture right away because Twitterers like to see who you are. My Creative Team Twitter Writing social media twitter writingEditor’s note: Today’s article is by David Murton, who has been helping companies build and maintain their online relationships with customers since 2006. Readability.
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Top 9 Twitter Apps For Higher Efficiency
    Twitter is big business. Everyone from movie stars to the average Joe is on Twitter sharing their thoughts and ideas with the world. People who use Twitter all the time need a way to make Tweeting more efficient and effective, and that is why these Twitter apps are here. Twentyfeet is kind of like Google Analytics for Twitter. Not only can users keep track of Twitter stats, but they track also sites like Facebook and YouTube. This is a really cool service for people who like to share a lot of links on Twitter. twitterTwentyfeet. Buffer.
  • CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Twitter] How Important is Your Twitter Bio?
    I've been on Twitter for almost exactly three years to the day. During that time, my Twitter bio has evolved ever so slightly. Over the course of my three years on Twitter, I've had a chance to go through at least 14,730 people's Twitter bios. Because they respond to me when I talk about them on Twitter. So while I'm up on my soapbox, here are a few other tips I'd recommend if you're interested in getting more out of Twitter. Yes, there are hundreds of other good Twitter tips. Tags: tips Twitter bio It's funny. That's it. Why do I do this?
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
    [Twitter] 4 Ways Twitter Helps SMBs [Infographic]
    A mutually beneficial relationship between SMBs and their Twitter followers drives brand ROI and consumer value. Twitter followers drive recommendations and sales. 72% of people are more likely to purchase from an SMB after they follow or interact with them on Twitter, and 30% of followers are likely to recommend the brand. Twitter followers are emotionally connected to SMBs. Twitter helps SMBs connect with new and existing customers in positive ways. Offer Twitter-exclusive sneak peeks of new products. Twitter marketing helps you reach more customers.
  • COLIN ALSHEIMER  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009
    [Twitter] 6 Ways Twitter Lists Fall Short
    Colin Alsheimer Digital & New Media Strategist About Lifestream Contact How to Pitch Me Guest Post Guidelines Disclosures RSS Feed Twitter Facebook 6 Ways Twitter Lists Fall Short By Colin – 11/01/2009 Posted in: Social Media , Tools Share Last week, just about every­one on Twit­ter finally received the much talked about Lists fea­ture.  After the ini­tial rush of new­ness, I found the fea­ture to be lack­ing in sev­eral key areas.  Here are the six ways that Twit­ter Lists just fall a bit short. 1.  But wouldn’t it be great if we could col­lab­o­rate?  Shared.@agardina
  • DEVUMI  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Twitter] Twitter Follower Hack: The Monthly, Weekly, and Daily Tactics to Use
    A good Twitter follower hack tutorial must be well organized if you’re ever going to sort through the massive world that is Twitter. This tutorial is going to break your Twitter follower hack tips down into three parts: Those you do once a month. Dividing these tasks up, and regularly scheduling time to do them, is your key to getting more followers and becoming a true Twitter follower hack expert! Twitter follower hack advice: Monthly activities. Those who you find using either technique with big audiences are your target with this Twitter follower hack.
  • SOCIALIZED  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2009
    [Twitter] My Brief List of 54 Twitter Rules (Did I Miss Any?)
    also have a lot of rules for how I use Twitter, so I thought I would share them. I was very deliberate when I wrote “rules for how I use Twitter.” wouldn’t presume to tell you how to use Twitter. Block people who tweet your Twitter name in connection with marketing and follower scams. Use Twitter on various days at various times to catch followers around the globe. Don’t use Twitter like it’s IM. Don’t let anyone tell you they know all the Twitter rules. Add your top Twitter rules in a comment before Nov. Be relevant 90% of the time.
  • JASON YORMARK  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
    [Twitter] How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week
    jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week | Subcribe via RSS How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week September 30th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share I’ve been fascinated by the art and science of building a relevant network of Twitter followers in the past few months. Like I’ve written before, I didn’t really spend a large amount of time with Twitter until May of this year. Use a 3rd party Twitter software solution.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Twitter] How to connect with Journalists on Twitter
    Have you ever wondered how to connect with journalists and influencers using Twitter? This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Brigitte Lyons of Unfettered Ink for my Twitter Brilliance programme. Brigitte, like me, is a BIG fan of Twitter, so I wanted to get the inside scoop on how she uses it in her business. perfect example of how she leveraged Twitter to connect with a top influential blogger bringing more exposure for her business. whether it’s ok to pitch journalists on Twitter. You can watch that inside my Twitter Brilliance programme.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter Tips Infographic
    Get 10x more followers on Twitter by adding your picture. We thought some of your friends that are new to Twitter might find this type of information helpful. Featured Infographic Twitter Twitter Infographic Twitter TipsSo our friends at Twiends put the below infographic together. Enjoy!
  • 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.
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
    [Twitter] 7 Strategies For Employee Communication Through Social Media – Part 2
    Use Protected Twitter Accounts. In some companies, social media (whether in the form of blogs, Twitter, RSS or Facebook) is an island unto itself, a hermetically sealed, back-room “experiment” that no one else in the company interacts with or hears about. Blogs communication content development employee communication My Creative Team RSS Twitter blogging blogs social media twitterWe talked in Part 1 about the first four strategies for utilizing social media as an employee communications tool: Establish Clear Ownership. Use RSS Feeds. Develop An Internal-Only Blog.
  • YMARKETINGMATTERS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Twitter] Social Media Updates: Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter. Be Ready!
    Just in case you missed it…Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter recently announced important new updates  that are taking effect right now. . Twitter Update: Twitter Rolls Out New Profile Redesign. Over the next few weeks, when you log into your Twitter account and see your profile page has been replaced with the new page design, you will know you have been upgraded!  Here’s EVERYTHING you need to know to make sure your profiles are updated CORRECTLY and continue to drive business with no hiatus: Facebook Update: New Layout for Business Pages.
  • 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.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013
    [Twitter] Create “Perfect” Posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ [Infographic]
    Branding Facebook Google Plus Infographics Marketing Pinterest Social Media Social Media Marketing Twitter engagement Google Social media marketing Pamorama has moved! Update your Reader now. This feed has moved to: [link] Please update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get my latest blog posts.
  • 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  |  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?
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [Twitter] 5 Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing
    Twitter is growing by leaps and bounds and it is important that you start utilizing the tool. There are thousands upon millions of people using Twitter and many of them could be your future clients! 1. The people behind Twitalyzer have created a tool that allows you to trend thirty different metrics to measure your effectiveness on social media and Twitter. You can chose which measures are right for you and your use of Twitter. CoTweet is a web application that allows you to manage multiple Twitter accounts through a single CoTweet login. Use Twitter Search.
  • 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!
  • 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
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Using Twitter for customer service: @ChilternRailway
    Last night I was pleasantly surprised at how well Chiltern Railway are using Twitter for customer service. felt informed and was able to make my way home using the information they provided – while it was frustrating to a certain degree I was glad that Twitter was being used, even though it was well after office hours. The Twitter account was in full swing until about 1am this morning, and back with updates at the usual rush-hour time just a matter of hours later, all in a cheerful tone of voice and personality.
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [Twitter] The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise
    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. So, as promised in Tom Pick’s blog, “ 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women ”, in honor of mothers, our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men now honors fathers. Twitter, not unlike Mother Teresa’s virtues of love, is a delicate ecosystem of real people.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011
    [Twitter] What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals
    I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion. But in 2012 you cannot mention social media without a reference to 1) Facebook and 2) Twitter. But if we’re to compare the adaptive growth of the two over the last few years, Twitter came out of the blocks fast and Facebook has been consistently building major momentum as of late.
  • COLIN ALSHEIMER  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [Twitter] Help Me Choose a New Twitter Name!
    As part of that process, I also need to pick a new Twitter name, since @LevelTen_Colin just won’t cut it anymore. Featured General Social Media account name personal branding twitterTweet For those who don’t know, I’m starting a new gig soon. Lessons Learned. Skip to the bottom if you just want to vote! Over two years ago, when I first created the account the idea was to help create an official presence for LevelTen on social media channels, where there wasn’t one previously. calsheimer was thrown by the wayside in favor of the company branded account.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
    [Twitter] Get Twitter Follow and Google +1
    And Twitter is trying to figure out how to monetize. And it’s been a big week for both with  Google +1 and Twitter follow launching. The thing I like about both is you don’t have to direct people to leave your site in order to follow you on Twitter. Hence, Twitter follow and +1. Twitter Follow. 1. Get Twitter Follow and Google +1 originally appeared on Spin Sucks on June 5, 2011. Social Media Trends google +1 twitter followIt may not come as a big surprise to you that Google is trying to beat Facebook. It’s here now! Viola!
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Twitter] How Twitter Conversations is a real opportunity for brands
    When Twitter updated its web and iOS/ Android apps at the end of August to start linking tweets that were part of the same conversation in the newsfeed, I have to admit that I wasn’t convinced. I’ve always been a big fan of Twitter’s own client apps and all of a sudden my Twitter timeline was turned upside down (or indeed, the right way up) as conversations between users I follow were linked together with a blue vertical line and shown in chronological order with the oldest at the top. Delete out your own Twitter handle. How to do it. It’s easy.
  • 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.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Social Media For Personal Use vs. Business Use
    Here, it’s okay to simply share the old Twitter mantra “What are you doing?&#. Dive in to YouTube, and try out Twitter later on. We especially advocate for the Big 5: blogging, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. If you have questions or comments, drop ‘em below…or find us on Facebook and Twitter as well! Tweet On our weekly show yesterday, The Social Truth , we talked for a little while on the differences between using social media personally and using it for your business/brand. The highlights: Content. Personal. Business. Networks.
  • KYLE LACY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [Twitter] 25 Case Studies Using Twitter to Increase Business and Sales
    Instead, the company turns Internet marketing using tools like Twitter. The company started to use Twitter to push information out and soon found out that people were interested in talking. Twitter is good source for not only raising awareness on deals but to interact with customers. The company offers post exclusively on Twitter and makes sure to use twitter only a few times a week to avoid spamming their followers. The company found that the Twitter deals do increase sales. JetBlue was among the first corporate companies to join Twitter in 2007.
  • TREY PENNINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Twitter] Who's actually using Twitter? Comprehensive report
    Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Who’s actually using Twitter? Comprehensive report by trey on September 1, 2010 Everyone’s talking about Twitter. Ever wonder who’s actually using Twitter? Edison and Arbitron put together a comprehensive report called Twitter in America 2010 that gives significant insight into the demographic makeup of Twitter users. To download the complete report, visit Edison Research’s Twitter Usage in America page.
  • 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. No matter how many people are talking about you. I’m not going to give Kenneth Cole a lesson in crisis driven by something stupid said on Twitter. 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. Plus…it’s a PR nightmare and you all know how much I love a good crisis! But, first. Turns out there was.
  • DIRECT MARKETING OBSERVATIONS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Twitter] Is Twitter really working for you? 10 questions
    How much, was I shaping my Twitter feed, and how much was Twitter shaping me? Consider this: According to Harvard Business Review study from last year  the top 10% of prolific Twitter users accounted for over 90% of tweets which implies that the pattern of contributions on Twitter is more concentrated among the few top users which further implies that Twitter resembles more of a one-way, one-to-many publishing service more than a two-way, peer-to-peer communication network. Do we need to define or redefine what being “effective&# on Twitter really means?
  • KYLE LACY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
    [Twitter] The Right Way to Market Yourself on Twitter
    Trying to market yourself on Twitter can be tricky. As I don’t know this person, I was inclined to look her up on Twitter to see what she was about. So what did she do right that we can learn about as we navigate the roads in Twitter? She obviously had a twitter client, like CoTweet , where she was searching for keywords like “running.” While those lessons can certainly help us avoid some challenges, it doesn’t give us clarity on what we can do. I am thankful for this experience and I will definitely add this to my “rules of engagement” on Twitter. Search.
  • 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. I had a good run with the maintenance of both, but the bottom line is that I just didn’t have the time to maintain an anonymous persona, or to decide which account I wanted to share certain pieces of information from. DMed these people with my professional Twitter information and encouraged them to keep in touch. Two Twitter Accounts: An Update. waxed (Un!)lyrical And that was that.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2012
    [Twitter] How To Use Buffer To Simplify Your Twitter Marketing
    When Alicia wrote her awesome post How To Save Time On Your Twitter Marketing by using Buffer, I wanted to share with you some of the new tips and tools that are making my experience of tweeting with Buffer even simpler and faster. There are certainly many apps and many Twitter clients out there but Buffer wins it for me right now. Connect with her on Twitter @alyssaaldersley as well as on Facebook. Twitter Business networking Social Networking time management Twitter for business Twitter tools working productivelyHere goes. Sharing Is Caring.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2011
    [Twitter] Once Upon a Time With Klout….The Final Chapters
    There are many communities on Twitter, Facebook, G+, etc. However, I will make a case today that will show you that Klout not only sells our data but also engages in activity that is a direct breach of the terms and conditions of Twitter’s public API. If you are not yet aware, please know that Klout topics are generated based on our Tweets that we share on Twitter which was confirmed by Klout. Hence, users who do not have a Twitter account will not find any topics of influence. In the Twitter API Terms Section 1, subsection 4 a it is stated: “4.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Twitter] How Twitter Reminds Me Of “Vanilla Sky”
    So how does Twitter fit into all this? @A-HA! find the same three categories of people when I talk to companies about Twitter as with Vanilla Sky. Tags: Blog Marketing Social Media A-Ha moment clarity marketing social media Tom Cruise twitter Vanilla Sky Digg Digg There are three types of people who have seen Vanilla Sky : people who loved the movie, people who hated the movie, and people who say they hated the movie because they don’t understand what happened in it. This observation comes from multiple personal interactions about this particular movie. Thoughts?
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013
    [Twitter] 100% of U.S. Senators, 90% of Reps Are On Twitter
    On Friday, Twitter announced that 100% of the US Senate and 90% of the House of Representatives are now active on Twitter. When Congress convened back in 2011, only 44% of the Senate and 35% of the House were actively using Twitter. Fully 29 states have their entire delegation tweeting (including senators and representatives), and every single US state has at least 70% of their delegation on Twitter. See Twitter’s blog post to find and follow your Senator’s Twitter account, or find your local Representative on the social platform.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Twitter] Simple Twitter Tips: What Does #FF Mean?
    It’s one of a handful of abbreviations used in Twitter that bamboozles new users, and then they avoid using it. Which is a shame, because Twitter is a really great place to be as I’ve explained on many occasions. My Twitter feed was littered with them but I couldn’t figure out what it all meant. It’s a Twitter trend created back in 2009 by Twitter users that has since become a customary Friday activity. Each Friday you recommend Twitter profiles that you appreciate and enjoy to all of your followers. how do I get one?
  • MY CREATIVE TEAM THINKING  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
    [Twitter] 7 Strategies For Employee Communication Through Social Media – Part 1
    Protected Twitter Accounts. One of the quickest ways to immediately leverage social media for corporate communications is Twitter. But there’s a twist: established businesses shouldn’t sign up for the same public Twitter accounts that individuals use. Rather, executives will want to use what’s known as a “protected” Twitter account ( explained here.). Basically, a protected Twitter account is one where only approved followers (employees and colleagues in this case) can see your Tweets. Social media has come a long way in the last five years. source ).
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Twitter] Six Stellar Twitter Tools and Reviews
    Thanks to its brevity and informality, Twitter has become a phenomenally successful social network, particularly for sharing news and updates, with more than 560 million active users collectively posting 5,700 tweets every second. While powerful on its own, the 140-character social chatter site is even more useful when extended with tools to accomplish all sorts of tasks, from analyzing current followers and finding new ones to identifying influencers and trends, creating custom Twitter feeds, monitoring brand conversations and more. Expert Reviews of Top Twitter Tools.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2015
    [Twitter] Will private conversations change Twitter?
    Social network Twitter has introduced a new feature: Private Conversations and it just might be a game changer. Twitter says that users can create groups in just a few taps and when someone is added to a group, he or she will receive a notification. Some see transparency as being one of the key defining attributes of Twitter. Most activity and conversation is posted publically for anyone to see and this access is what makes Twitter engaging and useful. How will taking formerly open conversations behind closed doors change the Twitter experience? 
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Twitter] Twitter + TV Ad Targeting = Advertising Success
    Twitte r gets traction with Twitter promotions running in tandem with television ads to boost sales and generate leads. We believe Twitter and TV are highly complementary, and we’re working hard to make the Twitter x TV experience better for users, networks and advertisers alike. As we design products and experiences, we frame our work around questions like: How can we make Twitter more engaging for consumers as they interact with TV? . – Twitter. They also say when TV advertising is matched with Twitter ads, the TV ads get 8-16% more direct sales.
  • THE REALTIME REPORT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Twitter] Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Debuts New Ad Types, Vine Gets Direct Video Messaging
    Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: Vine adds direct messaging via video (photo: Vine blog). Twitter. Twitter now lets you easily search for tweets by date range – Twitter’s advanced search now allows users to easily find tweets by using a date range (TechCrunch). Twitter now displays emoji symbols in Web interface – emoji users on Twitter can now see emoji characters on the desktop version, not just on mobile apps (NDTV Gadgets).
  • FIREBELLY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2010
    [Twitter] 5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads
    Twitter Launching Official Tweet Buttons This Week By Ben Parr Twitter is launching an official Tweet Button for sharing articles on websites and counting how many times a URL has been shared. the Tweet Button is designed to be the most comprehensive counter of retweets and shares across Twitter’s network. Is Twitter for Business Even Worth the Trouble? We are spending countless employee hours tweeting, retweeting, responding to tweets, figuring out whom to follow, secretly following celebs and athletes, and designing custom Twitter backgrounds. And for what?Certainly
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013
    [Twitter] Who sees an @reply on Twitter? (And why mention can be better)
    When having conversations on Twitter, did you know that the type of tweet you send can make all the difference to who sees it? Twitter Business benefits of Twitter social media for business Twitter for business Twitter guide Twitter toolsAn @reply ( this is when the message starts with another Tweeter’s user name ) is automatically seen by you, the recipient and anyone who is following you both. It doesn’t go into the newsfeed of ALL of your followers: “@Ange I’m good thanks. Are you coming to our event today?
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
    [Twitter] Sunday Brunch – Twitter As a Marketing Tool
    Today’s question is one that’s been asked a few times, both in the comments of past blog posts as well as online on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. The question is: “How can you use Twitter as a marketing tool?&#. Twitter Chat List. Sunday Brunch – Twitter As a Marketing Tool originally appeared on Danny Brown | Social Media Marketing Blog - The Human Side of Media and the Social Side of Marketing under a Creative Commons license. Sunday Brunch inboxq timely twitter marketingIf you have a question, you can send it in via the form below.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015
    [Twitter] Newsjacking: The Good, the Bad, and the Superbowl
    Communication Media Relations #deflategate best buy memes New England Patriots newsjacking Seattle Seahawks serial Superbowl Twitter Twitter fails By Lindsay Bell I hate newsjacking. Like, viscerally hate it. remember saying, upon hearing the news of the tragic events in Paris , “If I see one post that even bears a whiff of What Charlie Hebdo Taught Me About X I will gouge my eyeballs out with a melon baller.” Thankfully, that didn’t happen—not that I’m aware of, anyway.  And I’m still sighted’ish. Ok, I should clarify: I hate “if it bleeds it leads” style newsjacking. NOTHING.
  • 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.). New Twitter Twitter Profitable Twitter Profitablitly
  • INBLURBS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
    [Twitter] SHOCKING: How to Destroy your Business Reputation? BUY leads!
    Only 92 Backlinks (Qualified back links are one of the SEO strategies to get found, the more the better). - No Corporate Blog (content marketing through blogging is the key to get found and to get leads). - No presence in social media: no Facebook Business Page and no Twitter (43 percent of all online consumers are social media fans or followers, if you are not there you are missing them). Tweet this on Twitter! Today as I went through LinkedIn a group got my attention. But today I went through the posts and I thought OMG, they are talking about buying leads. Disussion Update.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Twitter] Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? | Spin Sucks
    Arment Dietrich Overview Expertise Resources Gini Dietrich News Media Center Careers Contact Follow US Facebook Linkedin RSS Feed Twitter YouTube Share Categories Communication Social Media Advertising Entrepreneur SEO Marketing Marketplace COMMUNICATION / SOCIAL MEDIA / ADVERTISING / ENTREPRENEUR / SEO / MARKETING Jul 15 2010 Twitter Handles: My Name or a Nickname? By Gini Dietrich | Email | Print | 59 Comments | It’s a Twitter week! My friend Jennifer MacDonald asks, “I have been pondering and asking many people their opinion on Twitter handles. YAY!!!
  • 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. Winner. what a year!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
    [Twitter] Students that Use Twitter Score Higher GPAs
    In a recent study (see infographic from Master Degree Online below)  of 125 students those that used Twitter for educational purposes in the classroom outperformed students using traditional learning methods. Aside from higher GPA’s the Twitter enable students were also 2x more engaged in the classroom. ++ Click to Enlarge Image ++. Featured Statistics Twitter in the Classroom Twitter InfographicVia: Masters Degree Guide.
  • 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.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 2010
    [Twitter] 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.
    Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Follow him on Twitter. So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). Check it out!
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
    [Twitter] Did you know you can ‘bookmark’ tweets to use as social proof?
    Do You Want To Be Brilliant On Twitter? My Twitter Brilliance training programme is where I share honest, achievable and must-know methods for boosting your business using Twitter. Join the priority list to receive details and more Twitter goodies the moment they’re released. Twitter Business benefits of Twitter Twitter for business Twitter guide Twitter toolsBookmarking tweets is a one-click action that will save a tweet on a separate page in your profile so you don’t lose it. Where to display your favorites. No BS.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Twitter] This Is Social, Watch Your Mouth
    Cuz that’s what Twitter is you know, it’s public. I don’t care what social network you’re on actually, or who you are, if you wouldn’t say it to a crowd in Times Square with your Mom in the audience, just don’t say it, unless you want a call from Mom. She had barely 200 followers on Twitter, but Vallywag editor Sam Biddle amplified it considerably with a post by mentioning the name of the company she worked for and it went viral. Social Media in Action Twitter strategy find followers on Twitter Social Media Footwear. Be listening.
  • JOEY STRAWN  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Twitter] 7 Things Twitter Is Not (And 1 Thing It Is)
    Digg Digg “Twitter&# as defined by Webtrends.com is “a micro-blogging service that allows people to type in short messages or status updates that can be read by people following them.&#. We all know and love the world of Twitter. There is a good possibility that you are reading this right now because of a Tweet you saw promoting this exact post (almost 65% of my traffic comes from Twitter according to my Google Analytics ). Twitter, like water, is a good thing. Here is my list of 7 Things Twitter is Not (and 1 Thing it is): 1. Hell no.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [Twitter] Who Really Uses Twitter, and How?
    The Pew Research Center has released the findings (PDF) of their first study focused exclusively on Twitter. According to the report, Twitter is still a niche product used by 8% of U.S. According to the report, some of the demographic groups who demonstrate relatively high levels of Twitter use include: Young adults : Internet users ages 18-29 are significantly more likely to use Twitter than older adults. African-Americans and Latinos : Minority Internet users are more than twice as likely to use Twitter as are white Internet users. Internet users.
  • DEVUMI  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014
    [Twitter] What are Twitter Offers & How Can a Brand use Them?
    Twitter recently announced the launch of a new type of Twitter card. The basic idea behind Twitter Offers is that it will allow advertisers a better way to track their ROI from Twitter. This is due to the nature of Twitter Offers being right in Twitter’s system. The system isn’t perfect, but you can use Twitter Offers for your brand to drive sales campaigns, and measure your ROI. What are Twitter Offers. Twitter Offers are suppose to work this way: Suzy is scrolling through her Timeline. It is exclusive to the U.S.
  • JUGNOO  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
    [Twitter] Scheduled Tweets in Twitter Ads Platform
    Starting today, all marketers using Twitter’s Ad Products can schedule organic or Promoted Tweets for specific dates and times up to a year in advance. These can be coordinated to go live with new or existing Promoted Tweet campaigns to enable you to plan your real-time campaigns at your convenience. –  Twitter Ad Team. Formerly only available on Jugnoo or other social media platforms, Twitter has created the ability to schedule Tweets. This means brands can plan Twitter advertising content in advance, for things like premieres and product releases. For U.S.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2012
    [Twitter] How Twitter Works Today…And How I’m Using It Now
    Brass Tacks Productivity Social media Tools and Tech following back on Twitter Twitter Twitter listsHi there.we've moved our RSS feed for Brass Tack Thinking, and we don't want you to miss a post. Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this updated subscription address to keep getting Brass Tack Thinking updates as usual. After all, we'd miss you if you left! Thanks for reading.
  • KYLE LACY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011
    [Twitter] 51% of Twitter Users Think Your Customer Service Stinks
    I was reading the Martiz Research report on customer service and Twitter (thanks to Jay Baer for his post about the study) and I realized that despite the fact there were plenty of good statistics… We may have missed a valid point. The study shines a glaring light over companies who are ignoring Twitter as a customer service model. Jay points out that 70% of companies ignore customer service on Twitter. . Yes, 70% of companies ignoring customer complaints on Twitter is disgusting. twitterThis happened to me recently. Three things to remember: 1.
  • GREG VERDINO  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2009
    [Twitter] This is your brain. This is your brain on Twitter.
    Greg Verdino Marketing, Media, Technology & Trends Home About Me Book Me to Speak microMARKETING Journal On Twitter On Flickr Personal Blog Verdino Bytes My Company « May I market for you? This is your brain on Twitter. It might be an overstatement to say that Twitter would blow your mind , but I think it might be fair to say that the work of University of Wisconsin-Madison doctoral candidate Adam Wilson will.  You can get all the details about the brain-tweet work coming out of UW here or you can follow Adam (and Adam's brain) on Twitter
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
    [Twitter] Creative Marketing by Bob the House
    OK,   I am not actually Bob, but I do  play him on Twitter. gave the house a name (I went with Bob because the house is on Robert Drive) and took to Twitter as Bob the House. Twitter worked for Bob. Social Media Twitter business reasons for twitter creative marketing real estate Twitter Marketing By Rich Burghgraef. Bob says some things that I don’t, but that’s Bob. He is a house. And while houses tend to keep this under their roofs, they have pretty good senses of humor. Much better than I do. Creative Marketing. Bob the House is Born.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Twitter] What Is A ReTweet (RT)? The Superhero Of Tweets
    It’s because RTing started as a user generated trend that got SO powerful and popular Twitter decided to include it as an official feature. Before Twitter created the auto RT, tweeters relied on the manual RT which consists of copying and pasting the original message. Do You Want To Be Brilliant On Twitter? My Twitter Brilliance training programme is where I share honest, achievable and must-know methods for boosting your business using Twitter. Join the priority list to receive details and more Twitter goodies the moment they’re released. No BS.
  • FIREBELLY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2012
    [Twitter] Is Twitter Trying To Be Like Facebook?
    Over the last month or so Twitter has designed its platform to compete with ever changing Facebook. Many have their opinions about the redesign, but it’s the right move for Twitter to allow users to tell their stories more visually. New Twitter Features: Header Image: The new header image on a Twitter profile ressembles Facebook’s cover image. Like Button: Twitter is been experimenting with a new like button – replacing the old Favorite button for a limited number of users. Blog News Twitter
  • QUICK ONLINE TIPS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
    [Twitter] Activate New Twitter Profile: Get Correct Header Photo Size
    Home > Tutorials > Twitter Activate your new Twitter profile now by choosing the correct header photo size dimensions. Twitter today introduced new Twitter profiles which allows Twitter users to add a new header photo with specific size images of 1252×626 px for best results. Activate New Twitter profile. This is how the  QOT Twitter profile looked a few minutes back. This is how the new Twitter profile looks now. Go to Twitter > Settings > Design > Customize Your Own. Tutorials TwitterDo it now.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2013
    [Twitter] HMV’s Twitter nightmare
    Then last week, as 190 people were in the midst of hearing that they were losing their jobs, the company’s Twitter account was hijacked by disgruntled employees who live tweeted events as they unfolded. One tweet read,  “Just overheard our Marketing Director (he’s staying, folks) ask, “How do I shut down the Twitter?” Then, the story of rogue employees was reported in mainstream media around the world.  In all, there were more than 14,000 mentions of the #hmvXFactor hashtag online, most of them on Twitter. Meet the woman who took over the HMV Twitter account.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2011
    [Twitter] What the role of Twitter is, and isn’t, during #londonriots
    Certain sections of the UK media have been ascribing some blame for the riots in London to Twitter. Aside from denying that riots such as this happened long before the invention of such social media tools, such statements also show a lack of real understanding of how social media tools like Twitter are used by people, and when they are less useful. There are many things that Twitter can and is doing during the riots, but there are also many things that it can’t and isn’t. Twitter IS NOT a good place to get a clear view of what is really happening.
  • GET SOCIAL PR  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Twitter] 3 Twitter Best Practices to Grow Your Business
    TweetHave you read or listened to a “social media guru” gush about the wonders of Twitter? Fortunately, succeeding on Twitter takes a bit of work, and if […]. How-to Strategy twitter best practices How it is the social media tool that will rain manna and money from the sky? I’ve heard less experienced marketers blabber like this, and I gnash my teeth.
  • TWITIP  |  MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
    [Twitter] Twitter’s Black Friday Signals an Exit Strategy
    Friday, March 11, 2011 was a black day in Twitter history.  On that day, Twitter announced that they don’t want anyone to make any more third-party Twitter clients. So, should Twitter’s actions come as any surprise? Yes , because Twitter was built on the backs of tens of thousands of third-party developers who added much need functionality and played a key role making Twitter what it is today. Even Evan Williams , one of Twitter’s co-Founders, admitted as much at the 2009 TED Conference. So, why is Twitter doing this? Surprise, Surprise?
  • 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.
  • JANET FOUTS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
    [Twitter] Twitter’s Big Announcement
    I just listened to the live Ustream broadcast of Twitter’s big announcement thanks to @Scoble and Ustream. Since 90% of the content on Twitter is public it’s hard to find the specific information you’re interested in. Twitter mobile users are up 250% this year. Twitter.com (the web site) is the way most people experience Twitter (not a client). EV- Twitter is the way people find out what’s happening in the world that interests them. There’s something on Twitter for everyone. The new Twitter was built on their own API.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
    [Twitter] 3 Social Media Changes You Don’t Want to Miss
    Chime in here on the blog, or over on our Facebook and Twitter pages! Tweet As a social media company, it is our job to stay on top of all the fancy new stuff that pops up every 10 seconds or so in our industry. Most of these changes don’t really mean much to you, our readers – they are new startups working out glitches, back-end programs that make our jobs easier, or simply new ideas that haven’t quite reached critical mass yet. The last couple weeks, however, have brought about 3 major news items that are worth sharing. Has built-in video chat. We LOVE this update!
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Twitter] February 2012: Ottawa’s Twitter top 20
    After a brief absence (December and January) the Ottawa Twitter top 20 makes its return. started doing these tables over a year ago to illustrate how being popular (Grader) on Twitter doesn’t necessarily mean you have influence (TweetLevel).   Perhaps people are just getting better at using Twitter to build influence?  More likely, it’s about how the two tools are now evaluating Twitter users. Here’s how the Twitter top 20 is compiled: Only real humans are included (no brands, no publishers etc). Twitter Popularity ( Grader ). snookca.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [Twitter] Content Curation: Testing Keepstream for Twitter
    Content Curation: Testing Keepstream for Twitter is a post from: ConverStations. You just finished reading Content Curation: Testing Keepstream for Twitter ! Follow me on Twitter or Facebook or on SansoneSpot. Blog Coach Cool Tools Social Networks Content Curation Keepstream Sharing TwitterI found a new tool worth experimenting with called Keepstream. The tool seems to allow me to “bundle&# tweets – either from the regular stream, those I follow, or various lists. Or, best yet (?) my own stream of tweets. Maybe I’ll do so weekly, maybe daily.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
    [Twitter] 10 Reasons Why Your Competition Is Beating You On Social Media
    Your competition is going out of their way to invite customers to connect with them on sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Your competition is telling their Twitter followers about their Facebook page. Your potential customers are learning about your industry on places like Facebook and Twitter because it’s easy for them. Invite your customers to connect with you on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and any other social media site you use. Ask me on Twitter. I’m  @robwormley. It might be because of one of these ten reasons: 1.
  • ONE SOCIAL MEDIA  |  SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011
    [Twitter] How To Improve Your Writing For Social Media (In 140 Characters Or Less)
    To see the real-time stream of these tweets on Twitter, click here. LinkedIn Social Media Social Media News Social Media Trends Social Media for Small Business facebook social media marketing twitter blogging Business business blog business blogging des moines social media company des moines social media firm facebook marketing One social media online marketing small business social media social marketing blog social media blog social media des moines social media for small businesses social media iowa social media marketing blog social media marketing company twitter marketing
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Twitter] 10 Benefits of Twitter for Businesses
    The uses and benefits of Twitter are growing and expanding everyday. Below I’ve listed some of the top 10 reasons why all businesses, no matter how big or small, no matter what your industry, should be on Twitter. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) The real name of a Twitter account is indexed by Google, along with each tweet. This indexing can create a positive effect on your search engine page rank…just one of the many benefits of Twitter on your business. Create buzz and excitement around your event on Twitter.
  • HARP SOCIAL  |  MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
    [Twitter] 10 Benefits of Twitter for Businesses
    The uses and benefits of Twitter are growing and expanding everyday. Below I’ve listed some of the top 10 reasons why all businesses, no matter how big or small, no matter what your industry, should be on Twitter. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) The real name of a Twitter account is indexed by Google, along with each tweet. This indexing can create a positive effect on your search engine page rank…just one of the many benefits of Twitter on your business. Create buzz and excitement around your event on Twitter.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015
    [Twitter] How many Twitter users actually tweet?
    In a startling admission by Twitter apparently, one in five users never actually tweet. Twitter has almost 284 million users however nearly 24 million of them never issue updates via the social networking platform, according to data filed by Twitter with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A lot of these non-users are probably bots or apps that connect users automatically to Twitter. Twitter reach is defined as the number of engaged users plus all their followers. Indeed, Twitter needs to clear out the deadwood. Twitter for companies.
  • SHERRILYNNE STARKIE  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014
    [Twitter] Twitter is a favourite tool for bullies, stalkers and trolls
    Yes, Twitter is a favourite tool for bullying, stalking and trolling. That’s why  Twitter has announced that its improving the process to report nasty tweets and tweeters. The changes include interface enhancements that are easier to use and behind-the-scenes improvements which allow Twitter’s team to review reports quicker and more efficiently. This page lists all the accounts a user has blocked and stops those accounts from viewing the user’s profile. A few Twitter users already have access to the new features. Featured Headline Social Media Twitter Social networ
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
    [Twitter] The new Twitter Rap song! “Follow U On Twitter” by Twista feat. Cam’ron… Really?
    Ok, I just heard this and had to post it: The new Twitter Rap song! “Follow U On Twitter&# by Twista feat. They’re rapping about Twitter DMs, @ replies, avatars, hooking up on Twitter, “Twitter stalking&# , blocking users, going through timelines, not being verified and pound keys aka twitter hashtags! For the course, “I get an updates on your tweets, seven days a week, can’t wait until we speak, but until then I’ll follow you on twitter!&# Cam’ron. Really! Listen to the track below. Win or Fail? Cam'ro
  • 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. Read the whole entry. » 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.
  • 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.
  • GEMMA WENT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2010
    [Twitter] Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps « The Cube
    Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps 06/10/2010 tags: Twitter tools and apps by Gemma Went This is the second in the series of results that came out of my tools and apps survey a few weeks ago. This second installment looks at the best Twitter tools, something you guys have been asking a lot about recently. So without further ado … Twitter desktop clients Tweetdeck hit the top spot, as expected with 64% of the votes, with Hootsuite following close behind with 44%.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CITIZENS  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
    [Twitter] 10 Ways to Tweet Locally
    So you’re tweeting away on Twitter about your latest blog…posting links to industry related articles…engaging with people, and so forth. Twitter Search. Type in your city’s name to access a list of Twitter users in your region. Do a simple Twitter search for people tweeting  about your area using the # (hashtag). Twellow – (Twitter + yellow pages) is exactly what it sounds like — a listing of Twitter users. Follow Twitter trending topics. NearbyTweets and GeoFollow offer constant listings of your local Twitter pals and their tweets.
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