11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

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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). It is all public and searchable by anyone, not limited to those who follow you or only those who use Twitter.

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2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me 2009 Tax Deduction Tip for Businesses February 23, 2009 by Taylor Marek With 2009 comes another year, and with a new year comes taxes.

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Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that the news feed algorithm will be changing in a way that impacts brands and publishers. He made it crystal clear that we all will see less brand content in our news feed. 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content That Owns the News Feed Like a Boss.

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TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

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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. At last, someone has taken the initiative to address the rampant and rapidly-growing problem of spam on Twitter.

11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

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To me, Twitter is about building relationships. Like all social media tools, there is no one right way to use Twitter. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, but I do aggressively unfollow if your use of Twitter is not aligned with my own style.

Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Social Media , Twitter on September 30, 2009 | 5 responses Twitter can be confusing, especially when you’re just getting started. The Twitter website itself is fairly simple.

Top 10 Questions of 2009

Bill Hartzer

Ask.com’s Top Questions of 2009: 1. What is Twitter? What is an RSS feed? Top Celebrity Rumors of 2009: 1. Related posts: Top Search Engine Optimization Firms for December 2009 Every month, Top SEOs comes out with a list of. In a troubled economy there are so many questions people ask on a daily basis. How am I going to pay my bills? When will I find a new job?

Virtual Personal Space | Almost Savvy

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If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Reply Cath says: April 25, 2009 at 11:35 pm I think that its the motive for networking that determines the terminology.

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9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | Subcribe via RSS 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On December 21st, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share There are a variety of ways that you can build a strong following on Twitter, and one of those ways that is to take advantage of a few key Twitter directories that have established themselves quite well.

Twitter Auto DM: Just Say No!

Jason Yormark

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.

Twitter Webinar Basics Etiquette | Almost Savvy

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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. I have noticed that many of my recent followers are relatively new to Twitter. What great Twitter tips do you think should be shared?

Twitter Homepage Refresh | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Twitter Homepage Refresh Written on July 28, 2009 by Justin Levy in social media , twitter 17 Comments - Leave a comment! What do you think should be the next update from Twitter?

Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You? Subcribe via RSS Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You? August 26th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share In an earlier post, I talked about the idea of quality vs. quantity when it comes to building out your Twitter following. Of course, but I don’t use Twitter to browse.

A Cartoon Recap of Social Media in 2009

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking A Cartoon Recap of Social Media in 2009 Written on January 3, 2010 by Justin Levy in reflection , social media , video 10 Comments - Leave a comment!

9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Digital Marketing , Social Media / 9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful | Subcribe via RSS 9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful July 20th, 2009 Posted in Digital Marketing , Social Media Tweet Share Twitter is certainly an interesting phenomenon. It’s not so much because Twitter is a difficult tool to use, it’s just that for most normal, every day people, it’s a useless distraction.

A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

So I’ve been curious to see how their Twitter press release service would do. Releases are posted on their press release page (and in its RSS feed) and tweeted via @muckrack , which currently has 5k+ followers.

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

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Nametags are awkwardly enormous as they include name, company, website and Twitter @username. When demo-ing new apps, all problems are explained away by “Twitter must be running slow.&# If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

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If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! 31 Responses to “Back it Up – Own Your LinkedIn Information&# Simon Hamer says: April 12, 2009 at 4:10 pm Nice piece of advice. Reply Napoleon B says: April 14, 2009 at 11:46 am Irene, Good info as usual.

How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week

Jason Yormark

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. First, some disclaimers on my methods/motivations of using Twitter.

Tips on how to use Twitter if you're a business

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Tips on how to use Twitter if you’re a business by cinta5 on November 15, 2009 It’s great to see new businesses and organizations join Twitter!

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LinkedIn and Twitter Connect: So?

Socialized

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!

Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Networking on March 1, 2009 | 40 responses After spending much time deeply immersed in the high-tech, heavily wired world of virtual networking, it can become easy to overlook some of the “old school&# networking tools.

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When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter Written on July 29, 2009 by Justin Levy in business , social media , twitter 14 Comments - Leave a comment!

Dear Ex-Facebook Friend… | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Granted, I’m more “me&# on Twitter and Facebook than I am on LinkedIn, but I do not use social media to share every last detail of my life (which, truth be told, is pretty darn dull). If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search Written on July 27, 2009 by Justin Levy in google , social media , twitter 3 Comments - Leave a comment! If they don’t buy Twitter?

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Moments and The Power of Not Laughing

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Twitter, at that time (about two years ago), was a much more intimate place. I was relatively new to Twitter at the time and decided to take a chance. Image courtesy of *clairity* If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! December 18, 2009 ?

Students and Graduates: Got LinkedIn?

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Posted by Irene Koehler in LinkedIn on May 7, 2009 | 6 responses Do you hear that sound? Luke ORafferty says: May 7, 2009 at 8:38 am LinkedIn recently set up [link] with help for students to set up their accounts. Reply Irene Koehler says: May 7, 2009 at 8:41 am Yes, good point, Luke.

Help Me Help You | Almost Savvy

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The primary networking platforms which many of us use – Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn – have all undergone huge changes, seemingly at a breakneck pace. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Twitter Allows "Real" Connections. I Defy You to Disagree.

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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 Twitter Allows “Real&# Connections.

Use Social Media to Be Human: Tips from Michael Brito

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We see them online on Facebook and Twitter, though we’re not always quite sure what they’re doing there. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

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The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction | Almost Savvy

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If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! 14 Responses to “The Re-Branding of Me: Website Under Construction&# Silouan says: June 6, 2009 at 9:30 am Site looks nice and crisp. Reply Miragi says: June 7, 2009 at 11:23 am Hi Irene.

What is Your Favorite “Real-time” Tool?

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Branding , Business , Career , Facebook , Networking , Social Media , Tips , Twitter on December 12, 2009 | one response The theme of LeWeb ’09 was “The Real-time Web,&# but what exactly “is&# real-time?

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Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

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Twitteleh – Twitter for Your Jewish Mother Why answer the simple “What are you doing?&# question on Twitter, when you could be providing the information you mother really wants to know? If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !

Is Generation Y Killing Radio? | Almost Savvy

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Social Media on June 28, 2009 | 6 responses The story is as old as time itself: Technology which played an important role in the formative years of one generation has been adopted, dare I say, commandeered, by a younger generation.

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Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish Written on August 18, 2009 by Justin Levy in community , gary vaynerchuk , networking , social media , video 8 Comments - Leave a comment!

Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

I thought it would be fun to ask those same people to update their wishes for 2009. Turning to thoughts for 2009 a few people felt that the blogs/social media has lost its focus of customer first content t o becoming ego vehicles while others are looking for advances in technology.

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you take a look at any one of their four accounts , you’ll notice one thing: they’re not using Twitter to converse but to broadcast. Apple’s approach toward using Twitter is likely motivated by a desire to connect with their customers.

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Blogging – Just Do It!

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Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Branding , Business , Social Media on October 16, 2009 | 4 responses Holy Toledo, am I having a great time at BlogWorld ! Excellent questions poured in via email, Twitter, the AlmostSavvy Facebook page , and comments on my blog.

Great American Beer Festival and Twitter

Freelance Social Media

This year’s GABF was particularly exciting for me as it marks the first time that a real time social media network (namely twitter) has been widely used by the public. Armed with the suggestions of fellow twitterer’s I felt I had the secret map to the 2009 GABF.

The Art of Saying Thank-You on Facebook | Almost Savvy

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If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! 4 Tales of Accidental Twitter Friends) Shopping Cart Your shopping cart is empty Visit the shop ? 4 Responses to “The Art of Saying Thank-You on Facebook&# Napoleon says: October 6, 2009 at 1:22 am Thanks! Reply Irene Koehler says: October 6, 2009 at 12:33 pm For those of us using Twitter, the @mentions feature feels a little more familiar, but I’ve found that it is confusing to most everyone else.