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Word of Mouth? Viral? Social ? What’s the difference?

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Is Twitter Tweeting Enough? Yesterday while discussing on org structure with a colleague, I came across a topic which propelled me to write this post. While the discussion hovered around social media and viral/ word of mouth marketing-this led to an interesting thought- is viral different than word of mouth and also if viral marketing is a superset of social media marketing.

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Social Media -Outsource or Not?

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As owner of a blog, a facebook page, a twitter account and a linkedin group I take out extra time to give adequate attention to each one of them. Social Media Outsource. have been a firm believer of the fact that one needs to segment audience and engage them with customized content thorugh different social media channels platforms and this requires serious efforts. Image Source:  [link].

The Fall of Facebook?

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Facebook Notes- Thoughts The Next Big Thing After Twitter! I noticed crossing 700 friends on linked in and over 300 friends on facebook; not so great when someone told me that he has over 1000 fans on both linkedin and facebook!! But this also triggered a couple of questions in my mind: 1. The law of diminishing returns will hit this spree one day-when the novelty factor eases out!

7 minutes of terror with twitter & X-box!

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Those of you who are clued on the NASA’s Mars Curiosity mission would have comprehended, but for others, we are talking about Curiosity’s descent to Mars and the 7 minutes that it took for curiosity to plunge from Mars atmosphere to the ground (and that it slowed down from about 13000MPH to almost zero in. Digital Discover

7 minutes of terror with twitter & X-box!

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Those of you who are clued on the NASA’s Mars Curiosity mission would have comprehended, but for others, we are talking about Curiosity’s descent to Mars and the 7 minutes that it took for curiosity to plunge from Mars atmosphere to the ground (and that it slowed down from about 13000MPH to almost zero in. Digital Discover

Group Buying! Game Changer or Not?

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! So how do you buy your t-shirts, or shoes? Well,  you saw someone wearing a nice converse shoe, and you end up asking him -where did he get one from. Then you take your best friend and try out the shoes in the store- why did you take your best friend? Oh, because you wanted to get feedback from him on whether the shoes look nice on you or not. How soon?

How to Get Guaranteed ‘Wows’ and ‘Fans’ for your Facebook Page?

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You have the option of integrating twitter and using applications like Polls etc. Related Posts: The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Creating a facebook page is easy. But more important is what you do with it and how you create more impact. and I guess you already know about them. Use a tower banner for your logo - No need to have your small sized logo on the lest corner. Not really!

David and The Goliaths of the Job portals!

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Facebook, twitter and linkedin are fast becoming hunting ground for both employers and job seekers. Get Real Time Jobs- We know that job seekers are on facebook, linkedin and twitter. On bixee- job seekers can search jobs which are being tweeted on twitter minute by minute. Answer: Precisely why! This signifies that: 1. there is a clear need for differentiation. 2. No risks.

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

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Getting a recommendation on facebook or twitter is one thing-but getting a recommendation from a friend who I know and see is an expert of a location/shop is another thing. By the way Twitter inventor Jack Dorsey is one of the angel investors in Foursquare! So not sure if Foursquare would compete directly with twitter, but for sure this is one app that could be the star in 2010. I was beginning to hear a lot about Foursquare in the past few months , actually more after I bought the   iPhone3G, and in the past few days decided to explore and experience Foursquare myself.

The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! Is FourSquare The Answer?

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Facebook Notes- Thoughts

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find facebook notes more powerful than twitter. I can put random thoughts, receive comments and the thoughts grow into something more meaningful and bigger in size. Essentially notes are social but less frivoulus than social network comments, notes are microblogs but more comprehensive than twitter, and notes are complete expression through an online dialry just like blogs but much easier to execute , maintain and share. Tags: Digital Discover Digital Feature blogging facebook notes microblogging twitter Here are the thoughts originally penned here: [link].

Google Buzz- Is there a hidden agenda?

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But before we delve further on the above questions, let’s understand that Google already has an orkut and a wave and yet it launched Buzz (despite it’s partnership with Twitter). This may be challenging, as the centre or core of communication has now shifted (from emails) to twitter and facebook (social platform). If you noticed, Google Buzz has already opened itself up by integrating Flickr, Picassa and twitter among other apps.So, the game has just begun, and may take a very different turn in future. Is Twitter Tweeting Enough? respectively.

Bean bags don’t make a Google!

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! I am not an entrepreneur (so far!) or a CEO of an Indian Internet organisation, but I am an Indian who has worked for a few years in global and Indian internet companies and over the years have tried to fathom the gaps that have succeeded in disabling Indian companies to scale heights which they deserved as also tried to understand how Indian CEOs can make their companies fare really better and not just look better! guess the first day of 2010 is a good time to reflect and express on a few of those things. Let them have some fun with the stuff. Period.

How is Facebook Going to Make it’s 1st Billion Dollars?

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Follow me on twitter at : [link]. The Next Big Thing After Twitter! How can facebook make it. Do you know that there may be a social networking site which is bigger or almost equal to Facebook? And do you know it earns 2-3 times more than Facebook already? That site is Qzone (Tencent), and it earns over a billion dollars in revenues per annum. How did this happen? And what can Facebook do to catch up quickly? ‘I will cite a personal example- just before Diwali I was playing this awesome game on Ibibo.com called Teen Patti.   I had less money (virtual)- but great cards.

Mumbai Terror Attack on Social Media!

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 . Twitter is shouting incessantly: Nov 27, 10:37 AM: deepakshenoy: CCTV footage from CST being shown, people shot outside the station, two guys came and opened fire , lobbed grenades. Posts like these are just not ending on twitter, they started off just after the blasts and shootouts began in Mumbai last night.  . There are Twitter profiles without name, which seem to have been created overnight, and ask about the situation in Mumbai- could this profile be of a terrorist ?  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . kunalgautam :   #Help_Mumbai   #mumbai   JJ Hospital 022-23739400 ?

2 Million ONLINE Leads Market for BFSI Sector in India!

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Is Twitter Tweeting Enough?  . One of the largest spenders on internet in India is the Banking and Finance Services Industry (BFSI). No, don’t be under any illusion, BFSI sector is not the most evolved sector when it comes to using the web to it’s full potential. Anyways, a large chunk of spending by BFSI can be attributed to generating and buying leads for various products including loans, insurance and credit cards. Let’s try and estimate the total quantum of leads that are generated on the web today in India annually for the financial sector. million. cards will be added. USD 30b).

India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

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The Next Big Thing After Twitter! My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here:  [link]. We see a very complex situation in India, given that there is a clutter by small and large local players, coupled with the affinity Indians have developed towards sites like Facebook! And precisely why this article becomes very relevant for Indian Social Networking Platforms! Once again: the link to read this article is :   [link]. thanks!  . Image coutsey: [link]. Related Posts: Enterprise 2.0!

Will ‘Technology’ Survive the Recession?

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Is Twitter Tweeting Enough?    .  .  .  . www.atomthought.com.  . USD 250b technology giant in 2008 reduced to USD150m nobody in2009! Is this the beginning of the end of technology giants?  . NORTEL at one point in time commanded almost 33% of Canadian stock market value and boasted of a stock market value of over USD250b before filing for bankruptcy as we entered the year 2009. Motorola, Microsoft, Intel and even Google announce layoffs and office closures. Circuit City declares bankruptcy! Is 2009 worse than 2001? If you go by recent reports by Forrester, it may not be that bad!

The Ultimate Online Social Experience!

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have personally been aggressively engaged in tracking the events in Mumbai through twitter, facebook, Wikipedia, flickr , various blogs and not forgetting good old Google. Along the way a few enthusiastic users just fed TV news on twitter, a few more business minded used the opportunity to promote their blogs or business websites (all in good vain). As we discuss, ‘#mumbai’ is perhaps the largest followed topic in Twitter!  .  .  . For anyone interested in online social behaviour , last 48 hours have been like a live case study. World's 1st NRI Video Talent Hunt! Recession?

How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter

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If you are yet to explore this avenue, Jack Danielson shares four proven ways to find trending topics on Twitter that people in your niche are actually discussing about. The post How to Identify Popular Hashtags on Twitter appeared first on Spin Sucks. Social Media Twitter hashtag Hashtagify.me Comments Thanks! by Jack Danielson Thank you, Paula. I’m glad you liked the post.

#ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap

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The post #ContentChat Twitter Chat Recap appeared first on Spin Sucks. This week, Gini Dietrich participated in the weekly #ContentChat, hosted by Erika Heald. They discussed the PESO model, content for PR pros, and more. Related Stories Please Embrace Owned Media and Help Alleviate a Pet Peeve Podcasting: The New Frontier for Women Bloggers The Wheel and Spoke Model of Content Marketing.

Agency Leads Must Absolutely Use Twitter

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We try it all first and take our learnings and apply them to that of our clients. A few weeks ago, a client asked if we should try Twitter Lead Generation Cards  for their business. Just Follow on Twitter? You see the author, a lead at a very well-known firm, thinks those of us who run agencies should only follow people on Twitter—not engage, respond, or even tweet. She agreed.

Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. The new analytics dashboard shares top tweets, mentions, Twitter cards and followers on a month by month basis. To find yours, go to Twitter and log in, then click analytics on the drop-down menu under your profile, or just got to analytics.twitter.com.

10 Commandments for Twitter

Janet Fouts

Twitter is such a simple communications tool, yet people seem to really struggle with how to tweet. guess that’s why my Twitter etiquette post is so popular. While the title of this post is somewhat tongue-in cheek, I really wanted to simplify the best practices for Twitter to their most basic form. Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy

Twitter Best Practices For 2016

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Brands ask their customers for a lot on Twitter—follows, likes, retweets—all the time, but they’re awful about returning the love. Check out my three Twitter best practices for 2016 and beyond! Twitter Best Practices For 2016. 1. Run a Twitter contest or sweepstakes that excites your followers. Stuck in a relationship rut with your Twitter followers? Reward.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

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Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Understanding Twitter: Best Ways to Tweet

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Twitter is a remarkable social media platform for your business. But if you’re new to Twitter it can be more than a little confusing.  An effective Twitter presence starts with understanding how it works. To see your Twitter Home feed, click on Home: . Replies show up in your Twitter Home feed and the Twitter feed of the person to whom you are responding to.

Twitter Announces Twitter Developer Communities

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Twitter developers, come together: Twitter announced the launch of Twitter Developer Communities  Wednesday. McMichael said Twitter Developer Communities can range from small workshops to larger meetups and hackathons, enabling developers to connect, learn and share best practices, and she offered more insights into the thinking behind the program in her blog post: In March, we hosted several regional meetups for our #HelloWorldTour , and it became clear that fostering more local events will help us engage with our community in a more personal way.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles. love Twitter lists. treat Twitter like TV and radio stations. Media Twittermillion.

What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

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A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly , Fox News , NASA  and BuzzFeed. 28, Twitter made Moments available to everyone. But what exactly are Twitter Moments and how can they benefit small businesses like yours?

Twitter Debuts QR Codes

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It’s Twitter’s turn to borrow from Snapchat, as the social network launched QR codes for users’ profiles that work the same way Snapcodes  do. Twitter designer Brittany Forks announced the new feature via tweet : hella pumped to announce the launch of QR codes on twitter! According to Casey Newton  of The Verge , in Twitter’s Android application, the QR codes can be found by clicking the … menu in users’ profiles or in the slide-out menu under night mode , while only the first applies to the iOS app. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s rollout of QR codes?

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

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As previously discussed in my post “Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business?” ,  I am following up with an more in-depth look at Twitter and why your business should make use of this social media channel. There are about 1 billion registered Twitter users, with 241 million monthly active users. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility.

The 20 Minute Twitter Audit

Sprout Social

You want to analyze the performance of your Twitter account, but don’t want to spend three hours doing it. Twitter audit isn’t at the top of most marketers’ list of fun things to do for the day. Luckily there’s no rule that says a Twitter audit has to be excruciating or can’t be done in under an hour. What Is a Twitter Audit? Twitter

How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership

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Information about the Google-Twitter Partnership and how your business can take advantage of the new possibilities it provides. The post How to Take Advantage of the Google-Twitter Partnership appeared first on. Digital Marketing Google-Twitter Google Real Time Marketing SERP Tweets twitter Twitter Marketing

Twitter Touts Branded Emojis

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Twitter introduced branded emojis last year , and the social network provided an update on their performance Monday. Twitter said in a Twitter Marketing post that ads receive nearly 10 percent more attention when branded emojis are included, adding that when branded emojis are combined with promoted videos , emotional connection with and interest in the ads increase by six times.

Why Marketers Should Use Twitter (Infographic)

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It may seem like Twitter is having a tough time lately, but it still isn’t wise to write the micro-blogging service off. Twitter has 320 million monthly active users , most of whom are international and mobile, and they represent several key demographics for marketers. An infographic from WebpageFX  examines the impact of marketing on Twitter.

Why the E. L. James Twitter Chat Went Horribly Wrong

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James, the author of this horribly written book, participated in a Twitter chat…and the Internet took her to task. In this case, her publicist should have come back and said, “Here are all of the things that could go wrong”: There are many people who think the writing—particularly in the first book—is really bad and will have fun with it on Twitter. It seems E.L.

Twitter and DMCA violations

Janet Fouts

A little while ago people were making a fuss about freelance author @RunOlgaRun who noticed a joke she posted on Twitter being shared without credit. She asked Twitter to take it down as a violation of her copyright and they responded by replacing the tweet in violation with the text. BREAKING NEWS: Twitter is hiding tweets reported stolen. Social Media in Action Twitter

Twitter Monetizes Exclusive NBA Livestreamed Shows

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Livestreamed sports programming on Twitter is being monetized for the first time, as American Express and JBL Harman reached an agreement for ad inventory during the National Basketball Association ’s original fare for the social network. The Starters Twitter Show  is livestreamed on Twitter Tuesdays at 11 a.m. ET, hosted by J.E. hosted by Ben Lyons and Ro Parrish.